I found that when I did something for the sake of heaven, heaven happened. These things changed my life. I owe them to my encounter with Christianity.
Give love and unconditional acceptance to those you encounter, and notice what happens.
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
Whenever I felt happy about having discovered something, the first encounter, not only with the public, with other musicians, with specialists, etc, was that they rejected it.
Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I'll often simply say, 'Let's pray about this right now.
If somebody would come and they're not playing music, they would encounter certain people on another level.
It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.
Today's Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs. We should not overlook the political motifs we encounter in forms of religious fanaticism
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts.
...there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
The evangelization of the person and of human communities depends totally on this encounter with Jesus Christ.
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it.
The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.
I haven't had that many weird encounters with fans, thank God.
You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed.
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy.
Individuals approaching death often experience encounters with their dead relatives, who seem to welcome them to the next world. These deathbed visions are authentic and convincing; they are often followed by a state of euphoria and seem to ease the transition.
I know the situations that we do every week are all ones that I encounter in my life or will encounter.
It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace.
The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
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