Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.
The act of striving itself is not sufficient to suggest that one is actually striving, for without an objective that is defined by the bigness of God and freed from the smallness of us we are only toddling about.
The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.
If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.
People are successful because they think and act like successful people.
Your most important “want” should be the one you can control!
Henrietta was bitter. Nothing in her life had turned out well. Like everyone else, she had striven all her life to achieve happiness. Yet it seemed to her that she had never been happy.
All your failures and hopes, your suffering and striving, are inconsequential, compared with this. They are nothing. You are nothing. It was a relief to be nothing; it felt deep and beautiful and true.
I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.
You may not have a hell of a lot of good sense but you do have to use the hell out of the little that you do have.
I'd rather strive for the kind of interview where instead of me asking to introduce myself to society, society asks me to introduce myself to society.
We can't become unique by copying someone else's formula any more than we can become successful by striving for someone else's definition of success. And really, what's the point of succeeding by someone else's rules anyway?
Success doesn’t come over night it’s the constant perseverance you give. The small steps you take every day striving for that goal. These fractions that lead to whole numbers during your journey is the only way to get there.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
That's what we're striving for, making us a contender in every race.
Politics means striving to share power or striving to influence the distribution of power, either among states or among groups within a state.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.