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I put aside personal preferences and step forward to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

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

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

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.

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry.
He decides who's going to build.
- Larry Ellison

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined,
worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My mother was a personal friend of God's.
They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010,
and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
- Ray Kurzweil

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation.
It is an enlivening, intensely personal
core to our being. Our way of being.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be
surrounded by loved ones.
- Kiana Tom

Set and enforce your personal boundaries.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Personal transformation can and does have global effects.
As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us.
The revolution that will save the world
is ultimately a personal one.
- Marianne Williamson

In L.A., if you're an actor, your personal and professional
lives are too intertwined.
- Jena Malone

I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that
racing gives you that I am probably going to miss,
because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
- Bobby Rahal

You can't have personal investors anymore because it's too expensive,
so you have to have corporate investment or a lot of rich people.
- Stephen Sondheim

My own personal connection with God was not in a religious sense,
so I wasn't really thinking in that way when I got
the role and when I started doing it.
- Amber Tamblyn

I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked
up in our unique imperfections,
flaws and frailties.
- Hugh Mackay

Books were my pass to personal freedom.
I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered
there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
- Oprah Winfrey

I have a lot of variety within me, and the dream role,
I think, is actually a compilation of parts that express
different aspects of my persona and personal interests.
- Ashley Judd

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music,
and silence.
- Edith Sitwell

It's good to follow the path of personal happiness to some extent.
People tend to get upset however when you drive a steamroller down it.
- Simon Travaglia

The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life
is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous.
- Brooke Shields

Any political agenda and organization which doesn't
begin with personal responsibility is just half the argument.
It's just not going to succeed.
- Peter Coyote

My personal conviction is that science is concerned wholly with truth,
not with ethics.
- Arthur Keith

I was making a lot of momentous personal decisions.
I was still very very young: when the prize was awarded,
I was 33; the work I had done when I was 21.
- Joshua Lederberg

Virginity is such a personal thing.
You can't judge anyone on it.
A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves
for the man who they think they'll love forever.
- Joyce Brothers

We all leave personal legacies for the people we know and love.
- Christine Gregoire

I want prose fiction to be recognized as that,
and I'm not interested in writing as it becomes more personal.
- John Hawkes

The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may,
in fact, be the very worst training for a world where
only the corporate and the cooperative will matter.
- John Grierson

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
- Henry Van Dyke

Make decisions about the President's personal security.
He can overrule you, but don't ask him to be the one to counsel caution.
- Donald Rumsfeld

My relationship with "Pollyanna" is a very personal one,
because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.
- Eleanor Porter

My work is intensely personal.
- Andres Serrano

It seems to be that southern Europeans are just more intimate socially,
whereas I like a lot of personal space -
like,
a mile from the nearest person is fine for me.
- Peter Steele

Something becomes personal when it deviates from the norm.
- Kathryn Bigelow

The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments,
but the championship was the most important thing of all.
- Bob Cousy

You must take personal responsibility.
You cannot change the circumstances,
the seasons,
or the wind, but you can change yourself.
That is something you have charge of.
- Jim Rohn

In my personal life, I'm a comic novel.
But then, so are we all, because we're human beings.
- Dean Koontz

I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices.
I do not, however, value them.
- Howard Barker

But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home,
with a husband and with children, and with large freedom,
pecuniary freedom, personal freedom,
and the right to vote.
- Lucy Stone

My personal philosophy of life is one of ethics.
- Alva Myrdal

I think that public service is tough on a family -
no ifs,
ands, buts about it.
I have my own personal wishes, but they're not always front and center.
- Maria Shriver

We promote domestic savings by also things like the
personal accounts associated with the president's Social Security initiative,
which over time would generate more savings.
- John W. Snow

I've got personal views on the '60s.
You can't have freedom without paying the price for it.
- James Lovelock

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply,
there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
- Karel Capek

The problem isn't that people don't understand how good things are.
It's that they know, from personal experience,
that things really aren't that good.
- Paul Krugman


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