Quotations on Guidance

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A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Truth, People, Guidance, Man)

I think people enjoy reading about money, but the people who are in charge of giving me guidance tell me not to talk about it in interviews. Why not? That's what everybody thinks about.
- Sean Astin
(Keywords: Money, People, Giving, Guidance, Reading, Talk)

Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
- Douglas Bader
(Keywords: Men, Fools, Guidance, Obedience, Rules)

Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Technology, Work, Family, Opportunity, America, Destiny, Guidance, Leisure, Sense, Will)

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
- Buddha
(Keywords: Wisdom, Life, Virtue, Deeds, Earth, Guidance, Light, Mind, Needs)

If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future.
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Keywords: Belief, Deeds, Future, Guidance, Open)

Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.
- Cheryl Crawford
(Keywords: Inspirational, Management, Gifts, Guidance, Teaching)

Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
- Elijah Cummings
(Keywords: Time, Act, Americans, Rights, Guidance, Majority, Minority, Needs, Voting)

Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
- Matthew Fox
(Keywords: Angels, Defense, Evil, Guidance, Healing, Light, Names, Racism, Sexism, Shadow, Support)

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
- Shakti Gawain
(Keywords: Time, Power, Energy, Guidance, Loss, Sense, Spiritual)

People know they are lacking something, they are constantly wanting some kind of spiritual guidance.
- Douglas Hurd
(Keywords: People, Guidance, Spiritual)

Give people enough guidance to make the decisions you want them to make. Don't tell them what to do, but encourage them to do what is best.
- Jimmy Johnson
(Keywords: People, Decisions, Guidance, Want)

I've always found it not only easy, but enjoyable. It's necessary for us to reach out and I'm speaking for myself here. I certainly have a sense of responsibility to reach out to these people in the theatre who might look to someone like me for some guidance.
- Harvey Keitel
(Keywords: People, Guidance, Responsibility, Sense, Theatre)

It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Keywords: Being, Guidance, Study)

With God's help and guidance, we shall soon see the end of this most unpleasant chapter in our history.
- John Agyekum Kufuor
(Keywords: History, God, End, Guidance, Help)

In ten minutes, I'm thinking, 'OK, you know what? I love these guys. They're really smart, they're really good, they've got a good sense of comedy, under their guidance, I think maybe this could come out OK.' But I didn't like the part.
- Eugene Levy
(Keywords: Love, Comedy, Guidance, Sense, Thinking)

I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
- Blanche Lincoln
(Keywords: Age, Love, Home, Children, Crime, Fight, Rights, Guidance, Parents, Respect, Responsibility)

I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Keywords: Act, Authority, Exercise, Guidance, London, Office, Respect, State, Will)

Indeed, in the present climate of mistrust of institutions, many people who yearn for a more meaningful and fulfilling life would regard the church as an unlikely place to go for guidance.
- Hugh Mackay
(Keywords: Life, People, Church, Climate, Guidance, Mistrust, Present)

There has been a most Providential Guidance which the want of prudence, vigilance, or judgement has not impeded, and it is here that we can most clearly see the designs of God.
- Catherine McAuley
(Keywords: God, Guidance, Prudence, Vigilance, Want)

Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
- George B. McClellan
(Keywords: Peace, People, Rights, Guidance, Suffering, Universe, Weakness)

No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
- Henry Miller
(Keywords: Belief, Destiny, Guidance, Man, Surrender)

Well, I think they're all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
- Liam Neeson
(Keywords: Culture, Guidance, Man, World)

For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.
- Nick Rahall
(Keywords: Peace, God, Americans, Earth, Guidance, Heaven, Prayer)

So the president set out the policy guidance and said it had to take place in a multilateral fashion so that other countries in the region could be invested in the success of this process.
- Mitchell Reiss
(Keywords: Success, Policy, Countries, Fashion, Guidance, President)

Actually, we got signed in November of 2000 with Dreamworks which is the most amazing label. We have friends on other labels and though we are not selling millions of records, yet, they treat us with tons of respect and give us some very good guidance.
- Adam Rich
(Keywords: Selling, Friends, Guidance, Respect)

Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Keywords: People, Performance, Country, Errors, Guidance, Help, Wrong)

When you raise issues with the President, try to come away with both that decision and also a precedent. Pose issues so as to evoke broader policy guidance. This can help to answer a range of similar issues likely to arise later.
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Keywords: Policy, Decision, Guidance, Help, President)

If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random.
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Keywords: Policy, Decisions, Guidance, Will)

We read Robert Browning's poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
- Carl Sandburg
(Keywords: Poetry, Guidance, Poems)

In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Keywords: War, Victory, Dependence, Guidance, Perspective, Reason)

I went to Amherst because my brother had gone there before me, and he went there because his guidance counselor thought that we would do better there than at a large university like Harvard.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Keywords: Brother, Thought, Guidance, University)

Democracy cannot survive without the guidance of a creative minority.
- Harlan Stone
(Keywords: Democracy, Guidance, Minority)

The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors.
- Tristan Tzara
(Keywords: Future, Guidance, Literature, Rest)

When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.
- Tony Visconti
(Keywords: Father, Christmas, Guidance, Old, Parents, Play, Songs)

We have guidance counselors that have caseloads of 500 to 600 children. We don't have enough to help the children.
- Randi Weingarten
(Keywords: Children, Guidance, Help)

Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us.
- Bob Woodward
(Keywords: Deep, Guidance, Information, Interest, Public)

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