A superior intellect & sensitive person is not often as comfortable and confident in public as the mediocre minds and/or bumptious people because he thoroughly knows that some will hate his understanding points sheer out of their jealousy, and others particularly duffers’ will discuss and debate about his points mere out of their level of understanding to put the basics out of context.
The proof of true love for God is in service to others.
Mungu alikupa vipaji ili uwanufaishe wengine na si kujinufaisha mwenyewe, na aliwapa wengine vipaji ili kukunufaisha wewe na si kujinufaisha wenyewe, kwa lengo la kuleta mabadiliko chanya katika dunia yetu.
I wont stop working until my name become a Verb.
How many people came and stayed a certain time,
Uttered light or dark speech that became part of you
Like light behind windblown fog and sand
Filtered and influenced by it, until no part
Remains that is surely you.
In any kind of relationship we can make the assumption that others know what we think, and we don’t have to say what we want. They are going to do what we want because they know us so well. If they don’t do what we want, what we assume they should do, we feel hurt and think, “How could you do that? You should know.
…if I try to make only enough money for my family’ immediate needs, it may violate Scripture. …Even though earning just enough to meet the needs of my family may seem nonmaterialistic, it’s actually selfish when I could earn enough to care for others as well.
If you think you need to forgive anyone….you got it all wrong.
I wanted to survive-not for my kind, but for trust, for friendship, for another being. (Eric)
They reminded Ifemelu of television commercials, of people whose lives were lived always in flattering light, whose messes were still aesthetically pleasing.