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Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Values Spiritual Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Morality is of the highest importance -
but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge,
education, hard work and effort.
It teaches us about enjoying ourselves,
having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
- Kamisese Mara

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

The importance of money flows from it being a link
between the present and the future.
- John Maynard Keynes

My wife taught me the importance of living well.
- Robert Mondavi

We're just beginning to learn the importance of music in our society.
- Lester Bowie

The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are
of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
- Thomas More

Leadership is an opportunity to serve.
It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
- J. Donald Walters

But what is of great importance to me is observation
of the movement of colors.
- Robert Delaunay

It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act.
- Bobby Scott

Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River
and its economic importance to the many people that
make their living or seek their recreation is based
on a healthy river system.
- Ron Kind

In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping
spiritual life and professional life balanced.
I need to regain my balance.
- Tiger Woods

The importance to the writer of first writing must
be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
- Elizabeth Bowen

I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance.
- John Entwistle

Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to
give themselves importance.
- Jean Anouilh

The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity.
- William Barclay

I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy.
Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.
- Woodrow Wilson

IT professionals have a responsibility to understand
the use of standards and the importance of making Web
applications that work with any kind of device.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Because when God heals a body, that is temporal;
but when God saves a soul,
that has eternal importance.
- Benny Hinn

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling,
as in all careers of importance, victory comes only
after many struggles and countless defeats.
- Og Mandino

The Priestly Code preponderates over the rest of the legislation in force,
as well as in bulk; in all matters of primary importance
it is the normal and final authority.
- Julius Wellhausen

The destiny of our society is yours to make and you
have a vastly greater importance to the world than we do.
- Polykarp Kusch

Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe
in the dignity and importance of the question.
- Tennessee Williams

It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done.
I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it.
It's of no importance once it's finished.
- Paul Simon

A work of art has no importance whatever to society.
It is only important to the individual.
- Vladimir Nabokov

What is ironic is that Allen Ginsberg's importance
was in its twilight for so many years that it took
his death to bring it to the front page.
He electrified an entire world!
- Rita Dove

Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
- Al Goldstein

The parents have not only to train their children:
it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves.
- Havelock Ellis

In fact, there was general agreement that minds can
exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms
are of central importance to the existence of minds.
- Vernor Vinge

The global importance of the Middle East is that it
keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.
- Dan Quayle

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance;
they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
- George Washington

It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use
of resources known to any of the members of society,
for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

Europeans know the importance of the Resistance;
it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

It behooves every man to remember that the work of
the critic is of altogether secondary importance,
and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

If I could offer but one helpful hint to young Hoosiers
hoping to better their odds for success in life,
I would simply note the importance of thoughtful reading.
- Richard Lugar

I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
- Dan Quayle

It is seldom in life that one knows that a coming event
is to be of crucial importance.
- Anya Seton

Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize
when to pull the trigger.
- David Letterman

What women have to stand on squarely is not their ability
to see the world in the way men see it,
but the importance and validity of their seeing it in some other way.
- Mary Austin

I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.
- James Taylor

The fate of animals is of greater importance to me
than the fear of appearing ridiculous;
it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
- Emile Zola

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct
is of more importance than the highest.
- Thomas John Barnardo

Only after awhile.
After it came out and people began to engage in discussions
about the social reflections of the film that I realized
it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
- Rod Steiger

Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this
Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance
of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers.
- Jerry Costello

My childhood was safe and sane.
No abuse and no traumas.
I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught
me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
- Ronnie James Dio

Art and religion first; then philosophy;
lastly science.
That is the order of the great subjects of life,
that's their order of importance.
- Muriel Spark

It is not who is right, but what is right,
that is of importance.
- Thomas Huxley

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did,
the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education -
literacy,
both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
- Alan Greenspan

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies,
and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
- Gustave Flaubert

From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be
formed with what success,
should Fortune afford an opportunity,
I am likely to treat matters of greater importance.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
- Temple Grandin

The mystique associated with the bomb,
the role that scientists played in it,
and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old.
- Sidney Altman

Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio
to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
- Aldous Huxley

It's the level that allows us each to live our own chosen lives.
But I notice not everyone agrees with the primary importance of that level,
and I try to account for how they don't.
- Robert Nozick

I don't attach importance to great speeches or philosophy.
- Jacques Santer

One can measure the importance of a scientific work
by the number of earlier publications rendered superfluous by it.
- David Hilbert

For Stevie, the words are of prime importance;
the song moves around the words,
rather than the words moving around the song.
- Christine McVie

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is,
in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
- George Santayana

Amour is the one human activity of any importance in
which laughter and pleasure preponderate,
if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
- Aldous Huxley

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer
lends so much more credence and attaches so much more
importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams...
Man...
is above all the plaything of his memory.
- Andre Breton

A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience,
loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
- Robert Benchley

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral
authority and character increase as the importance
of the position increases.
- John Adams


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