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Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

 

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience demands that man is
the only animal which devours his own kind,
for I can apply no milder term to
the general prey of the rich on the poor.
- Thomas Jefferson

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

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

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

The relation between practical and spiritual spheres in music is obvious,
if only because it demands ears, finger,
consciousness and intellect.
- Luciano Berio

Marriage!
Nothing else demands so much of a man.
- Henrik Ibsen

In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements
of those who are above average,
so that the school's demands will be at a level easily
maintained by the majority.
- James S. Coleman

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding
of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
- Vicki Baum

It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel.
The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
- Jan de Bont

There are so many demands on your time,
on your resources, and on the prestige of the government.
- Brian Mulroney

France turned a deaf ear to the demands,
but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity
in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
- Wilfred Burchett

France on its own cannot impose its point of view.
But neither should it give up on its demands.
With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position.
- Laurent Fabius

Mass media provides the essential link between the
individual and the demands of the technological society.
- Jacques Ellul

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second,
demands the third, takes the fourth,
accepts the fifth -
and endures all the rest.
- Helen Rowland

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

It frustrates me about myself when I see I'm not taking
the road that demands more of me.
- Judith Light

What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant,
powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
- Eldridge Cleaver

Now I'm instantly nervous about the demands of doing a weekly column.
- Rory Bremner

For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music,
carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic
beauty with the demands of the Faith.
- Richard Morris

Over the last six years, airlines have experienced
severe financial pressure to leave smaller communities,
making demands on the EAS program even greater.
- Nick Rahall

Real vision demands that we make tough choices.
Real vision is responsible and it is paid for.
- Michael F. Easley

There's always more demands than there's time to meet them,
so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them.
- Marc Andreessen

Climbing to the top demands strength,
whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
- Abdul Kalam

Leadership demands that we make tough choices.
- Alan Autry

Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured
homeland in Palestine for the Jewish people.
This platform is unchangeable.
- Theodor Herzl

The work is a calling.
It demands that type of obsession.
- John Pomfret

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
- Thomas Aquinas

It is function of government to invent philosophies
to explain the demands of its own convenience.
- Murray Kempton

What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity.
No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
- Hattie McDaniel

Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant,
government will take it all away.
Individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
- Lyn Nofziger

But if two's company, three's a crowd -
and that demands the omniscient point of view.
- Arthur Herzog

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology
with the spiritual demands of our human race.
- John Naisbitt

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess.
Only one feat is possible; not to run away.
- Dag Hammarskjold

I believe that the issue of mental health services
for our troops deploying or returning from combat is
one that demands the attention of this body,
if only for a few minutes today.
- Rosa DeLauro

Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for
artificiality of the masses all over the world.
- Lionel Barrymore

Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure
in heart who belong to it wholly?
- Paul Cezanne

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.
Self-realization demands very great struggle.
- Swami Sivananda

Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict
between the demands of the world without and that within.
- Edith Hamilton

I know that Duke made a number of demands,
including that the attorney general drop its investigation.
We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.
- Gray Davis

You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting,
and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
- Catherine Deneuve

Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented,
interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose
existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
- Elizabeth Janeway

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men.
Lack of culture means what it has always meant:
ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Theatre demands different muscles and different aspects of one's personality.
- Victor Garber

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity,
but your talent to their reason.
- Ayn Rand

Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the
dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.
- Paul Ricoeur

When someone demands blind obedience,
you'd be a fool not to peek.
- Jim Fiebig


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