Quotation Explorer - 'Cultivate'

I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
"Know thyself," said the old philosopher, "improve thyself," saith the new. Our great object in time is not to waste our passions and gifts on the things external that we must leave behind, but that we cultivate within us all that we can carry into the eternal progress beyond. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
Do not settle; open up yourself by surrendering to creating your own kind of success ALL THE WAY! Whether you have superior or less-than-average skills, you will cultivate your success story through determination and consistency. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. - William Beveridge
The self-help movement that began in the latter half of the twentieth century suffers particularly from this flaw, for the personal and interpersonal skills it seeks to cultivate are almost always designed to get us more of what we think we want, rather than to bring about a change of heart. - C. Terry Warner
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination. - Roy Bennett
CULTIVATE THE GOOD WITHIN - William H. Cormier
I don’t think anyone finds joy. Rather, we cultivate it by searching for the preciousness of small things, the ordinary miracles, that strengthen our hearts so we can keep them open to what is difficult - Dawna Markova
The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
To be rich, don’t try to earn money. To grow abundance, never forget to cultivate your mind. - Debasish Mridha
Willingness to be puzzled is a valuable trait to cultivate, from childhood to advanced inquiry. - Noam Chomsky
Mindset Matters: Cut away the nonsense and cultivate an environment conducive to your personal well-being. Forgive yourself and others. Have the courage to move on. The battle is long... and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Steve Maraboli
Just a little piece of peace can cultivate the land of Palestine, but inhuman human won't let it do that.... - Munia Khan
Make sure you spend time learning how to think and learning how to learn. It’s okay to have fun, but try to cultivate interests that might actually be useful. And whatever you do, if you are going to spend time on it, do it well. - Rohvannyn Shaw
We must all cultivate our own creativity because we each have a God-given imagination that has the ability to bless generations and eternity. - Alisa Hope Wagner
Our possessions are not ours- God has given them to us to cultivate, that we may make them fruitful and profitable in His Service, and so doing we shall please Him. - Francis de Sales
You cultivate the essential virtues: high purpose, intelligence, decency, humility, fear of the Lord, and the passion for freedom.
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. - Samuel Johnson
There is no human mind. There is only a universal mind. We borrow it for the time being and try to shape it in our own way to make it unique. It is like owning a plot of land. We borrow it from nature and call it our land. We try to shape it, build on it, and cultivate it. - Debasish Mridha
Cultivate your craft. Water it daily, pour some tender loving care into it, and watch it grow. Remember that a plant doesn’t sprout immediately. Be patient, and know that in life you will reap what you sow. - J.B. McGee
But what is the point of education at all? Is it merely to cultivate the capacity of memory, passing examinations and getting a job and all the rest, or is education something entirely different? Something more! - Jiddu Krishnamurti
By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity. - Vernon Howard
It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience. - Lawana Blackwell
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided. - Mae West
Courtesy and kindness cultivate confidence with good Netiquette. Doing things right makes you feel good. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
To nurture your career, it makes sense to cultivate your strengths. To nurture your moral core, it is necessary to confront your weaknesses. - David Brooks
The dominating idea of English society was not cultivate virtue but to avoid scandal. - Edward Short
Your happiness depends on people around you and people you love, but peace of mind you alone can cultivate. Never loose your peace of mind even when unhappy. - bajju
I like the notion of stubborn incuriosity. To cultivate a stubborn incuriosity, you have to limit yourself to certain areas of knowledge. You cannot be totally greedy. You have to oblige yourself not to learn everything. Or else you will learn nothing. - Umberto Eco
Every reaction is an opportunity to cultivate a pearl - a beautiful truth that will illuminate the way forwards. - Pollyanna Darling
Cultivate and nurture being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. Remembering that In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. - Angie karan
This is what works for me: I practise crop rotation with my creative endeavours. I’ve found that when the nitrogen runs out in the soil in one field, it’s best to leave it fallow for a while and cultivate another. - Andrew Macrae
Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cultivate a spirit of joy and praise. Not only will you light up your own heart, but the hearts of those around you.Always look for the good in people. In most cases you will find it. - Loretta Livingstone
The degree of freedom we enjoy outwardly is a reflection of the degree of love we cultivate inwardly. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding. - Dalai Lama XIV
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. - Bill Cosby
Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Martin Scorsese
When you cultivate love and kindness in your heart, everything around you becomes love and kindness. - Isa Zapata
If you cultivate inner peace, flowers of happiness will grow in your garden to spread the fragrance of peace all over the world. - Debasish Mridha
To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness. - Malcolm Forbes
By practicing the virtues we cultivate the soil from which healthy emotions sprout; by letting go of our character defects we drain the swamp in which diseased emotions breed. p. 52 - Ray A
It is up to you to cultivate your field of mind in order to grow golden crops. - Debasish Mridha
We are ready to despair too soon, we are ready to say, ‘What’s the good of doing anything?’ Hope is the virtue we should cultivate most in this present day and age. - Agatha Christie
Whatever you abuse will return to hunt you. Cultivate the self discipline to use everything within the environment God created them for. - Paul Bamikole
Cultivate balance. After all, there's no such thing as a shadow without the involvement of light. - Erica Alex
Relax. Cultivate your children's capabilities. Maximize their strengths. Do not handicap their unique skills by spending too much time on making them average in everything. Help them create their own style, and appreciate your children for who God created them to be. - Tamara L. Chilver
Cultivate the habit of making aware choice. Your choice makes your destiny. Do not be carried away by the unconscious choices. - Amit Ray
Cultivate your thoughts in to positive seeds and see your life change for the better! - Angie karan
If you do not cultivate your life's environment, you will not captivate the worlds enlightenment. - Ricky Maye
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them. - Benjamin Disraeli
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level with the feet. - Henry David Thoreau
Your talent is a seed; cultivate it, and in no time, you will harvest success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Business leaders cultivate vision to unify teams; the teams cultivate business to fulfill the vision. - Orrin Woodward
To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. - William Londen
A simple thought can transform you forever. So cultivate beautiful thoughts, ugliness never. - Debasish Mridha
To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100, cultivate the people. - Hồ Chí Minh
By looking for the unexpected and discerning the surreptitious features in the scenery within us, we apprehend our personality, find out our identity and learn how to cultivate it. Taking care of our fingerprints will be an enduring endeavor. ( "Looking for the unexpected" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Success is a habit not an isolated event. Be passionate about success to cultivate it. - Debasish Mridha
We can wait for that inner inspiration to come or we can actively cultivate it. The choice is ours. Choosing to actively cultivate the inner inspiration of the heart is Heartfulness. - Daaji
The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good shit and give it away as fast as you can. - Lisa Williams
The emotions that good hunters need to cultivate are love and service more than courage. The sentiments of the hunt then become translated into art. - James Swan
If colleges are going to justify themselves, they are going to have to thrive at those things that require physical proximity. That includes moral and spiritual development. Very few of us cultivate our souls as hermits. We do it through small groups and relationships and in social contexts. - David Brooks
It is difficult to cultivate a healthy relationship in a landscape overgrown with blame, lack of trust, and betrayal - Saji Ijiyemi
When you use life's curve balls to create positive energy, you cultivate a Don't Die® spirit that powers you through moment by moment so that you live your life to the fullest until the very end. - Andrea Goeglein
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