My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive
When someone is counting out gold for you, don't look at your hands, or the gold. Look at the giver.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.
The question is not how to survive, but how to thrive with passion, compassion, humor and style.
Strong blasphemers thrive only when strong believers thrive.
Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.
We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
In a country where Christians were looked upon with suspicion and disfavor, a government leader said to me with a twinkle in his eye, 'Christians seem to thrive under persecution. Perhaps we should prosper them, and then they would disappear.'
Astrology is a sickness, not a science ... It is a tree under the shade of which all sorts of superstitions thrive.
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
What greater wealth is there than to own your life and to spend it on growing? Every living thing must grow. It can't stand still. It must grow or perish.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
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