Quotations Collection Part 7

 

“A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.” — George Washington

“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.” — O.S. Marden

“Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.” — Unknown

“When you give your children knowledge, you are telling them what to think. When you give your children wisdom, you do not tell them what to know, or what is true, but, rather, how to get to their own truth.” — Neale Donald Walsch

“Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.” — Charles Lindbergh

“Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” — Napoleon Hill

“Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.” — Martha Stewart

“The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.” — Lao Tzu

“Never be ashamed! There’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth bothering with.” — J. K. Rowling

“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” — Bruce Lee

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho

“Seorang penulis mempunyai kewajiban moral untuk menyatakan rasa utang budinya kepada mereka yang memuji atau mengkritik, sejauh kemampuannya mengambil pelajaran darinya.” Majid Fakhry

“Do it well, finish it properly, and move on.” — Eunice Kennedy Shriver

“Nobody will think you’re somebody if you don’t think so yourself.” — African-American proverb

“Jika kita tidak memiliki wawasan tentang jagad raya dan penciptaan, maka kita mesti menerima bahwa kita telah ditakdirkan untuk mengalami kerugian dan kebingungan; dan suatu rencana atau ideologi yang diterapkan oleh manusia yang bingung di dalam dunia yang gelap ini tidak akan berarti apa-apa kecuali penyelewengan dan kekacauan.” Murtadha Muthahhari, dalam “Perspektif Al Quran tentang Manusia dan Agama”, h. 101

“Kenikmatan menarik manusia secara alami, dan kebaikan menariknya lewat kearifan. Kenikmatan merangsang desakan-desakan naluriah, dan kebaikan merangsang kehendak. Manusia menyelenggarakan kegiatan-kegiatan yang berorientasi kenikmatan, tetapi pikiran untuk mengayunkan satu langkah maju menuju kebaikan puncak membawa kebahagiaan.” Murtadha Muthahhari, dalam “Perspektif Al Quran tentang Manusia dan Agama”, h. 95

“… Basis spiritual kehidupan adalah masalah keyakinan yang untuknya orang yang paling sedikit tercerahkan di antara kita sekalipun bisa dengan mudah mengatur hidupnya.” Muhammad Iqbal

“Ada dua hal yang memenuhi pikiran dengan keajaiban yang senantiasa bertambah dan yang semakin sering menarik pikiran ke arahnya: langit yang bertabur bintang di atasku dan hukum moral di dalam diriku.” Immanuel Kant

“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.” Will Durrant

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