A quote that changed your life? And why?

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  1. Darksage profile image74
    Darksageposted 5 years ago

    A quote that changed your life? And why?

    "I'd rather die as hero than to live long enough to see myself become the villain"

  2. KDeus profile image95
    KDeusposted 5 years ago

    I really enjoyed reading your quote!

    Here is one of my favorites:
    "Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, research is the means of all learning, and ignorance is the end." by Michel de Montaigne

    I have, and always will, consider myself an eternal student, whether I'm in a classroom or in my day-to-day journeys. More often than not, I am often teased, ridiculed, or told that I'm an over-achiever because I always seek to learn and try new things. Some times, I am successful, many times I am not, but I try to always teach myself new things.

    I may wonder about how something works, how it's made, how to do something, and while all the answers are not in front of me, I can research enough to learn pieces of what I want to do. I apply each little piece of information and, in the end, I have something that I've done - successful or not. Each of those pieces of research can be applied to so many different things in life. And, through the process, I make mistakes, learn from those, and apply them in a different way next time. I have a great interest in learning - not for anyone else but myself.

    I truly feel sorry for those who don't wonder, who don't challenge themselves to find answers. For their ridicule, their teasing, their comments about being an over-achiever, simply means I've wondered, I've learned, and I've tried. They are the truly ignorant ones. I stand tall, brushing off the negative comments, because I do what I do for ME and no-one else.

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. Wow, I guess you and me are pretty much the same, mam. I always want to know more, because I think that when I know more I can be more smile Thanks for the answer once again .

  3. leilabarda profile image60
    leilabardaposted 5 years ago

    wow! it's an awakening fact for everyone but also sad cause most of the people choose to be a villain or bad just to get what they want...

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. We can't afford to be always be the hero. That is normal. But being a hero and being a villain is always different and it will always be a choice.

  4. AUPADHYAY profile image49
    AUPADHYAYposted 5 years ago

    "God help those who help themselves." this has changed my life because up to 8th standard, I was very poor in mathematics. I learnt this quotation from English book and since then, I began to study in deep in mathematics with self study. Till this moment, maths seems to me a very boring subject but after this moment, it became my favorite subject.

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. God will truly help people who help themselves. Your quote reminds of the quote "Do your Best and God will do the rest."

  5. NornsMercy profile image60
    NornsMercyposted 5 years ago

    "Focus on change, not results." This quote literally keeps me active and healthy!

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer! Results are not possible without change and with it we must always strive our best to change.

  6. angel4967 profile image60
    angel4967posted 5 years ago

    Faith Sees The Invisible,
    Believes The Incredible,
    And Receives the Impossible.

    It's my sign off at the end of all my emails now.  It doesn't matter what your faith is in just as long as you have it.

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. That is like a superhero quote, the same as mine, and wow, it does means a lot for everyone.

  7. Brinafr3sh profile image78
    Brinafr3shposted 5 years ago

    A quote by Chuck Swindoll called "Attitude" helped change my life.

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. I would look forward for more quotes from Chuck Swindoll. Thank you for giving me this idea.

  8. profile image0
    Ghost32posted 5 years ago

    "Make a pile of chips."

    I'm not sure who said it, except that it was supposedly a master sculptor during the Renaissance period.  An apprentice asked him one day, "I don't know what to make."
    The master replied, "Make a pile of chips."

    Point being, DO something.  It's a great quote for getting me moving despite apparent writer's block or "whatever" excuse for procrastination might come along.

    1. Darksage profile image74
      Darksageposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your answer. We all need to do something in our lives. It is a do. Not a try. We must always do our best when we do something. So we must always "Make a pile of chips."

 
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