In this post, you will find great May Quotes from famous people, such as Dorothea Dix, H. L. Mencken, Paul Arden, Dutee Chand, Jeff Foxworthy. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I just want to say, don’t be afraid, believe in yourself, whatever comes your way you have to experience it to really know what that is. So if you have too much fear inside you may let go of certain opportunities or chances, so trust in yourself and stick with it.
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There’s another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.
A writer may tell me that he thinks man will ultimately become an ostrich. I cannot properly contradict him.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
I just want to say, good night, sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.
I want art to make me think. In order to do that, it may piss me off, or make me uncomfortable. That promotes awareness and change, or at least some discussion.
The quickest way may not necessarily be the best.
A rebellion is not a revolution. It may ultimately lead to that end.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.
Too many choices can overwhelm us and cause us to not choose at all. For businesses, this means that if they offer us too many choices, we may not buy anything.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
This means that to entrust to science – or to deliberate control according to scientific principles – more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects.
I may have hurt some people along the way, but I would like to be seen as somebody who has done his best to do the right thing for any situation and not compromised.
Times may have changed, but there are some things that are always with us – loneliness is one of them.
You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can think of, plus some that are beyond imagination.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Please think of me like an endangered species and just observe me quietly from far away. If you try to talk to me or touch me casually, I may get intimidated and bite you. So please be careful.
They may not like us, but they can’t get away from knowing who we are.
Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
Write your goals down in detail and read your list of goals every day. Some goals may entail a list of shorter goals. Losing a lot of weight, for example, should include mini-goals, such as 10-pound milestones. This will keep your subconscious mind focused on what you want step by step.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she’ll be constantly running back.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
Commodities such as gold and silver have a world market that transcends national borders, politics, religions, and race. A person may not like someone else’s religion, but he’ll accept his gold.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
We do not know what the rules of the game are; all we are allowed to do is to watch the playing. Of course, if we watch long enough, we may eventually catch on to a few of the rules. The rules of the game are what we mean by fundamental physics.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us – of becoming happy – is not attainable: yet we may not – nay, cannot – give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
If you are not playing for the Stanley Cup at the end of the year, what’s the point? If you don’t win, you may as well not make the playoffs, because you are loser just like everyone else.
We’re put here on Earth to learn our own lessons. No one can tell you what your lessons are; it is part of your personal journey to discover them. On these journeys we may be given a lot, or just a little bit, of the things we must grapple with, but never more than we can handle.
A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is.
May not music be described as the mathematics of the sense, mathematics as music of the reason? The musician feels mathematics, the mathematician thinks music: music the dream, mathematics the working life.
No one has a monopoly on truth, and science continues to advance. Yesterday‘s heresies may be tomorrow‘s conventional wisdom.
Bitcoin, in the short or even long term, may turn out be a good investment in the same way that anything that is rare can be considered valuable. Like baseball cards. Or a Picasso.
There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
Don’t get too comfortable with who you are at any given time – you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
A man’s conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.
I may be crazy, but that don’t make me wrong.
My life may seem glamorous from the outside but off screen it’s as ordinary as anyone else‘s.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
God may not be there when you want him but he is always on time.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Both old and young alike ought to seek wisdom: the former in order that, as age comes over him, he may be young in good things because of the grace of what has been, and the latter in order that, while he is young, he may at the same time be old, because he has no fear of the things which are to come.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
Your surroundings may change but your essence and your personality pretty much stay the same.
I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.
Nothing can be compared to the great beauty and capabilities of a soul; however keen our intellects may be, they are as unable to comprehend them as to comprehend God, for, as He has told us, He created us in His own image and likeness.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
They may call me a sinner, but I am at peace with myself.
In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
We make war that we may live in peace.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
I just want to do God’s will. And he’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could truly be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate then it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it’s what we were born to do.
Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.
The leader of the market today may not necessarily be the leader tomorrow.
If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
One may as well dam for water tanks the people’s cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone.
The best work of literature to represent the American Dream is ‘The Great Gatsby‘ by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It shows us how dreaming can be tainted by reality, and that if you don’t compromise, you may suffer.
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
My goal is to give girls and boys a different idea of expression. It’s not always about looking pretty or cute. It’s about expressing yourself however that may be, even if that’s being silly or goofy or weird.
If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
They may forget what you said – but they will never forget how you made them feel.
You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
Teachers are expected to be teachers, psychiatrists, nurses, sociologists, psychologists, surrogate moms or dads, as the case may be.
When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.
The five stages – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.
It is my intention to present – through the medium of photography – intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
Beetles and butterflies are sometimes restricted to small areas. Each mountain in a range, and even the different zones of a mountain, may have its own peculiar species. But the house-fly seems to be everywhere. I wonder if any island in mid-ocean is flyless.
Striving for success is healthy – but believing you need to succeed the first time around may backfire. Mentally strong people believe failure is part of the process toward a long journey to success. By viewing failure as a temporary setback, they’re able to bounce back and move forward with ease.
I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody‘s damned business.
Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more important to have smart people who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.
To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
If you haven‘t used Bitcoin first-hand, you may not get the inherent advantage of a quicker appreciation and understanding of its potential. Seeing assets move swiftly without intermediaries is an eye opening experience, and that is just a starting point.
It may be an old cliche, but I think true love will last; it has no end. But finding the right person is a very difficult thing.
I may not be where I want to be, but thank God I am not where I used to be.
Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers.
Sometimes leadership is planting trees under whose shade you’ll never sit. It may not happen fully till after I’m gone. But I know that the steps we’re taking are the right steps.
I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail.
We should honor Mother Earth with gratitude; otherwise our spirituality may become hypocritical.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
If you’ve got a bazooka, and people know you’ve got it, you may not have to take it out.
A person can only be born in one place. However, he may die several times elsewhere: in the exiles and prisons, and in a homeland transformed by the occupation and oppression into a nightmare.
Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.
Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.
The magic can happen in a studio. Special things can happen in a recording studio, even though it may seem like a clinical environment from the outside looking in.
Information technology has been one of the leading drivers of globalization, and it may also become one of its major victims.
I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.
When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody’s right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.
You’re beautiful, like a May fly.
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.
We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the ‘social-worker’-judge; it is on them that the universal reign of the normative is based; and each individual, wherever he may find himself, subjects to it his body, his gestures, his behavior, his aptitudes, his achievements.
You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
I don’t know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.
Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
If they’re not talking about you, you’re not doing something; you’re not doing anything. So if they’re talking about you, you may be doing something right. And when they talk bad about you, you just use it for motivation.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
You may not be able to read a doctor’s handwriting and prescription, but you’ll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.
Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
The man who runs may fight again.
It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
What appears to be the end of the road may simply be a bend in the road.
I can be a different person at different moments. I may sound chatty and friendly but that could really be a reserved person trying hard not to appear to be an introvert.
An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.
May you live all the days of your life.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
It may be those who do most, dream most.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain. When you’ve figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness and confidence. Don’t be shy or feel intimidated by the experience. You may face some unexpected criticism, but be prepared for it with confidence.
In theory it may seem all right to some, but when it comes to being made the instrument of the Lord’s vengeance, I myself don’t like it.
And she was fair as is the rose in May.
This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.
Learning in a face-to-face human community, as humans have evolved to do over hundreds of thousands of years, may always be the ideal – especially in an endeavor that is as relationship-driven as business.
Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
The best news of the Christian gospel is that the supremely glorious Creator of the universe has acted in Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection to remove every obstacle between us and himself so that we may find everlasting joy in seeing and savoring his infinite beauty.
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane.
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Although I’m only fourteen, I know quite well what I want. I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child. I feel quite independent of anyone.
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not… with regard to abortion and euthanasia.
We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
We may say most aptly that the Analytical Engine weaves algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
I only ever play Vegas one night at a time. It’s a hideous, gaudy place; it may not be the end of the world per se, but you can certainly see it from there.
If I should say anything that is not in conformity with what is held by the Holy Roman Catholic Church, it will be through ignorance and not through malice. This may be taken as certain, and also that, through God’s goodness, I am, and shall always be, as I always have been, subject to her.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.
Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.
You may not enjoy loneliness, because loneliness is sad. But solitude is something else; solitude is what you look forward to when you want to be alone, when you want to be with yourself. So, solitude is something we all need from time to time.
In experimental philosophy, we are to look upon propositions inferred by general induction from phenomena as accurately or very nearly true, notwithstanding any contrary hypotheses that may be imagined, till such time as other phenomena occur by which they may either be made more accurate or liable to exceptions.
We must develop the capacity to see men not as they are at present but as they may become.
A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose – a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Liberalism is assisting quality of life, whatever you may choose.
Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
I am a doctor – it’s a profession that may be considered a special mission, a devotion. It calls for involvement, respect and willingness to help all other people.
The advice I’ve been giving to people all my life – that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can’t give up politics, it won’t give you up – was the advice I should have been taking myself.
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country.
Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.
Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.
We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.
Indecision may or may not be my problem.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it.
God may forgive your sins, but your nervous system won’t.
Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have.
Here’s what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We’re given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized.
No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it.
Let no man write my epitaph… When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written.
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
May we have communion with God in the secret of our hearts, and find Him to be to us as a little sanctuary.
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.
Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.
There was something undifferentiated and yet complete, which existed before Heaven and Earth. Soundless and formless, it depends on nothing and does not change. It operates everywhere and is free from danger. It may be considered the mother of the universe. I do not know its name; I call it Tao.
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.
Today is your own. Tomorrow perchance may never come.
You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you.
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
A man who reads effeminate may well be consistently heterosexual, and another one might be gay. We can’t read sexuality off of gender.
The wisest of the wise may err.
Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don’t give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.
It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.
This may sound a bit naive, but I got here by believing in big dreams.
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
I may be dumb, but I’m not stupid.
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.
One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.
All knowledge of cultural reality, as may be seen, is always knowledge from particular points of view.
I may not believe in myself, but I believe in what I’m doing.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.
I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.
Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.
One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.
To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced.