To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. —e. e. cummings

Pass It On®

print

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

E. E. CUMMINGS

poet, playwright, painter, essayist

COMMENTS


Anonymous JANUARY 11, 2018
Great one

Nasim Battla from Johnson city NY DECEMBER 21, 2017
Better beleive in it

Pierette from Pa NOVEMBER 15, 2017
Love it!

M. A. from Seattle, WA, USA JUNE 13, 2017
Excellent advice, especially now.

Jason from China AUGUST 29, 2015
Very nice!


Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself. —William Shakespeare
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. —Og Mandino
Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.  —Lucille Ball
We need not think alike to love alike. —Francis David
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

 —Pablo Picasso
All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. —James M. Barrie
Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. —Jennifer Lee
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. —Helen Keller
I go to seek a Great Perhaps. —François Rabelais
At the end of the day, it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished… It's about who you've lifted up, who you've made better. It's about what you've given back. —Denzel Washington
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. —Phil Jackson
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. —Melodie Beattie
At the end of the day, tell yourself gently: 'I love you, you did the best you could today, and even if you didn't accomplish all you had planned, I love you anyway.' —Anonymous
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. —Jim Henson
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. —T.S. Eliot

See All Quotations

Subscribe to our FREE
inspirational quote emails!
20170116 monday quote Friday quote 20170303 friday quote
20161213 tuesday quote new Monday quote Friday quote
20160906 tuesday quote Wednesday quote Tuesday quote