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Nonconformists Quotes

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The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Values Government Political Choice Value Peace Unity World

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein

If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist,
it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the
prevailing standard of nonconformity.
- Bill Vaughan

Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?
- James Thurber

 

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

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Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
- Khalil Gibran

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

It is not what we get.
But who we become, what we contribute...
that gives meaning to our lives.
- Tony Robbins

Laziness may appear attractive,
but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank

When life gives you lemons, Make Lemonade.
- Anonymous saying

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love gives without taking
- Erica Jong

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

Laughter gives us distance.
It allows us to step back from an event,
deal with it and then move on.
- Bob Newhart

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

God gives some more than others
because some accept more than others.
- Ernest Holmes

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Above all the grace and the gifts
that Christ gives to his beloved
is that of overcoming self.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

Every parting gives a foretaste of death,
every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic,
that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea -
and there is no experiment up to now
that has found any center in the brain
which corresponds to awareness.
The whole work of meditation is
to make you aware of all that is "mind"
and disidentify yourself from it.
That very separation is the
greatest revolution that can happen to man.
Now you can do and act on only that
which makes you more joyous, fulfills you,
gives you contentment, makes your life a work of art, a beauty.
But this is possible only if the master in you is awake.
- Osho

Decorate your home.
It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
- Charles M. Schulz

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
- John Muir

Silence gives consent.
- Plato

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
- Fay Weldon

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God
gives us to control our fears,
not to oust them.
- Vincent McNabb

Death is always around the corner, but often our society
gives it inordinate help.
- Carter Burwell

Faithfulness in the performance of small duties
gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations
that life will someday force us to make.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.
- Dale Dauten

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
- Jim Elliot

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man
gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.
- Erich Fromm

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
- James Russell Lowell

Science investigates religion interprets.
Science gives man knowledge which is power
Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

The effort to understand the universe is one
of the very few things that lifts human life
a little above the level of farce,
and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
- Steven Weinberg

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure?
It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool;
it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Medicine sometimes snatches away health,
sometimes gives it.
- Ovid

I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
- Plato

It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is
effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States,
though somewhat differently modeled.
- Ezra Stiles

It gives the listener a good workout,
to listen to the music, the same as it does us to play it.
- Jim Sullivan

I like rhyme because it is memorable,
I like form because having to work to a pattern gives me original ideas.
- Anne Stevenson

I reject any path which rejects life,
but I can't help loving Sufism because it sounds so beautiful.
It gives relief in the midst of battle.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement,
it's rather frightening and threatening to have others
ascribe such importance to something you know you're
just renting for a while.
- Candice Bergen

I'm not the kind of person who gives up without a fight.
- Michael Landon

One of the basic things about a string is that it can
vibrate in many different shapes or forms,
which gives music its beauty.
- Edward Witten

If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal,
I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives
me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero


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