It is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are. —Max De Pree

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It is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.

MAX DE PREE

author, former CEO of Herman Miller, Inc.

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Anonymous AUGUST 22, 2018
To my fellow quote fan!!

Anonymous AUGUST 22, 2018
So true

Anonymous AUGUST 22, 2018
Very good, something really to think about


Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Creative people do not see things for what they are; they see them for what they can be. —Julie Israel
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision. —Helen Keller
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. —Albert Einstein
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. —Sydney Harris
Magic is the experience of waking up and seeing things the way you saw them before they became ordinary. —Nate Staniforth
Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. —Minor Myers Jr.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. —Nelson Mandela
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. —Albert Schweitzer
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. —Jesse Jackson
A lesson for all of us is that for every loss, there is victory, for every sadness, there is joy, and when you think you’ve lost everything, there is hope. —Geraldine Solon
It takes two flints to make a fire. —Louisa May Alcott
Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes for you. —Anthony Robbins
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were and ask 'why not'? —John F. Kennedy
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope

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