Something Bigger Than Yourself Quotes by Cornel West, Marian Wright Edelman, Mike Krzyzewski, Khaled Hosseini, Nick Vujicic, Percival Everett and many others.
I always felt called to serve, to empower and ennoble as many people as I could, teaching, truth-telling, exposing lies, bearing witness, and being willing to live and die for something bigger than yourself.
Be a good ancestor. Stand for something bigger than yourself. Add value to the Earth during your sojourn.
People want to be on a team. They want to be part of something bigger than themselves. They want to be in a situation where they feel that they are doing something for the greater good.
In Afghanistan, you don’t understand yourself solely as an individual. You understand yourself as a son, a brother, a cousin to somebody, an uncle to somebody. You are part of something bigger than yourself.
The greatest rewards come when you give of yourself. It’s about bettering the lives of others, being part of something bigger than yourself, and making a positive difference.
It’s okay to love something bigger than yourself without fearing it. Anything worth loving is bigger than we are anyway.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Happiness is really just about four things: perceived control, perceived progress, connectedness (number and depth of your relationships), and vision/meaning (being part of something bigger than yourself).
Commit yourself to something bigger than yourself.
Even when the faith goes away, there’s that space where you crave something bigger than yourself. For me, that’s kind of where art came in, after that.
There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have ever known, or everyone you have ever loved for the sake of something greater.
One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
This Catholic thing, I think what it does is it makes a place for mystery in a person. And even when the faith goes away, there’s that space where you crave something bigger than yourself. For me, that’s kind of where art came in, after that.
The best thing about being Catholic is that you’re a part of something bigger than yourself and you’re a part of the community that’s been there for 2000 years and it’ll be there till the end of time.
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