Quotation Explorer - 'Encounter'

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. - Albert Schweitzer
We should learn from flowers, earthly stars which spend their entire lives shining, shining and growing despite all the difficulties they encounter. They know how to listen and understand the whispers of time, for it is an eternal friend that teaches the importance of friendship and sparkling hope. - Nur Bedeir
If you encounter the Savior, He will save your soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Whenever I encounter writer’s block, I stop writing with my hands; and I then start writing with my legs. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Leadership potential is in everyone; we all have it, but we all don't know it until we have a direct individual encounter with the Holy Spirit of God. The principal source of leadership influence is the Holy Spirit. - Israelmore Ayivor
I see more light than dark, but when I encounter dark I seem to get lost in it. - Dominic Riccitello
~We may encounter many defeats but we must NOT be defeated~ - Maya Angelou
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adults need to teach the children they love about sexual abuse so they know what to do if they encounter it. We need to prepare them so they know who to tell, should a violation occur, so they don't have to live with a painful secret, long into adulthood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
I'm sarcastic and facetious. It's hard to find those people on the first encounter. I can be nice, but I don't want nice friends. I want funny, gregarious, sarcastic, and smart friends. It's so nice to hear you're not alone. - Bertsche
If you encounter defeat, you must persist to be a winner. - Debasish Mridha
We simply can’t abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together. - Seth Adam Smith
Don't just discover . . . Encounter! - J.P. Osterman
During each encounter, ask yourself: How does this incident bring greater awareness into my life? - Azim Jamal & Brian Tracy
Before you step out into the world today, remember that you will encounter people whose struggles you do not know. Remember the way a pair of eyes light up when greeted with kindness. - D. Antoinette Foy
Don't judge people by what others tell you; rather judge them by your experience and encounter with them. - Oscar Bimpong
Paranormal events are just edges of the infinite we happen to encounter. - Doug Dillon
No drugs here, no manipulation of neurotransmitters that leaves our worldly problems unattended. And no talking cures because explicit insight is not needed. All that is required is courage: the courage to encounter discomfort and stay with it long enough to be changed by it, strengthened. - Jason Dias
When two creatures meet, the one that is able to intimidate its opponent is recognized as socially superior, so that a social decision does not always depend on a fight; an encounter in some circumstances may be enough. - Hediger
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter. - Oliver Goldsmith
Today is sacred - for it will never come again. What could be more important than living this day with attention and the intention to be of benefit, to the best of your ability, to all you encounter? - John Bruna
In the future, you will always encounter the past! - Mehmet Murat ildan
PITIFUL, adj. The state of an enemy of opponent after an imaginary encounter with oneself. - Ambrose Bierce
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both. - Al Franken
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. - Horace Bushnell
An encounter with God demands a response. An encounter with Satan demands your God's response. - Shannon L. Alder
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Because what's perplexing is not that you and I encounter suffering in this life; what's really perplexing is that He suffered in our place. Why did the innocent One suffer for our sins? - C.J. Mahaney
Be like a rose; no matter how many thorns you encounter in life, bloom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You only encounter problems that You can handle!!!! - Harrish Sairaman
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. - Albert Schweitzer
REFLECTION, n. An action of the mind whereby we obtain a clearer view of our relation to the things of yesterday and are able to avoid the perils that we shall not again encounter. - Ambrose Bierce
The question our century puts before us is: is it possible to regain the lost dimension, the encounter with the Holy, the dimension which cuts through the world of subjectivity and objectivity and goes down to that which is not world but is the Mystery of the Ground of Being. - Paul Tillich
Everything we encounter can have a positive influence in shaping our life when we adopt a lens of Gratitude. - Rob Martin
Sharing feelings, conveying appreciation and whispering desires are all crucial components of a satisfying encounter with your beloved. - Brownell Landrum
Liberty is only possible on the condition of regularity. We cannot be free and play the game of life without abiding to the rules, but the rules have to be adapted constantly in line with our experiences and the events we encounter. ( If he doesn't play ball ) - Erik Pevernagie
Build a bridge over shame by teaching kids about sexual abuse. Give them a chance to run to us should they encounter it. Be their hero. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Teachers achievements does not requires their positions. Because real teacher must not focus in certificates but instead the experiences he encounter to the learners,that he touches the future he teach. - Adoniemar
Happiness is not something to be pursued, it is something met, an encounter. Most encounters, however, have a sequel; this is their promise. The encounter with happiness has no sequel. All is there instantly. Happiness is what pierces grief. - John Berger
The halcyon days of childhood, a time when everything lay open before him, when the most minor episodes could be construed as events and every chance encounter gave rise to fresh insights. - Ivan Klíma
When it comes to poverty, there is no need to say anything. All we need to do is to help, the moment we encounter it. - Mehmet Murat ildan
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated. - Maya Angelou
It’s not so much the journey that’s important; as is the way that we treat those we encounter and those around us, along the way - Jeremy Aldana
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. - Maya Angelou
We encounter many sacred souls while reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you spend your life over analysing every encounter you will always see the tree, but never the forest. - Shannon L. Alder
People who are winning at working don't ignore the problems they encounter. - Nan S. Russell
Blessed are those who encounter a mystery in their lives because they obtain a big opportunity to live the great joy of solving puzzles! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To be a follower of the Crucified means, sooner or later, a personal encounter with the cross. And the cross always entails loss. The great symbol of Christianity means sacrifice and no one calls himself a Christian can evade this stark fact. - Elisabeth Elliot
The difficult people who we encounter can be our greatest teachers. - Eileen Anglin
If you encounter the light, you shall never walk in darkness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When people encounter the free market and they recoil or react negatively to it, they're merely confessing that voluntaryism, trade and negotiation are foreign and threatening to them, which tells you everything about how tragically they were raised. - Stefan Molyneux
We encounter truth within. - A.D. Posey
Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets. - Unknown
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. - Saint Francis de Sales
When you are setting yourself up for success, above all put on love, because love never fails and with one-size-fits-all solution to every situation you will ever encounter. - Joo Lian Carter
The most intriguing people you will encounter in this life are the people who had insights about you, that you didn't know about yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. - Sarah Ban Breathnach
All actual life is encounter. - Martin Buber
The number and richness of man’s signifiers always surpasses the set of defined objects that could be termed signifieds. The symbolic function must always precede its object and does not encounter reality except when it precedes it into the imaginary… - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
I encounter one example after another of how relative truth is. - Raoul Wallenberg
Conversation with God leads to an encounter with God. Prayer turns theology into experience. - Tim Keller
If we must encounter each other, let’s do it the old way—in the dark, by the fire, our breaths bated, the world a big black mystery beyond us. - Meghan Tifft
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts. - Bryant H. McGill
Challenge each problem you face with purposeful thought and determined action. Resolve that 'every' situation you encounter will make you better, stronger, wiser, more skillful and more loving. - Steve Brunkhorst
Our lives are a novel being written. We are its author. Every action we encounter and every person we meet has a role and a place in our ultimate story. It is in our control to decide the level of how, who and what impacts us and how large a role we decide to assign each. - Mark W. Boyer
The process of awakening or enlightenment is nothing but to empty yourself from inside, and make you encounter with the real being, where you absolutely relax yourself and feel rejuvenated to experience life again. - Roshan Sharma
We encounter souls, not bodies. - Abeer Allan
We all encounter things that we can't perhaps change and that's OK because surely there are many other things that we can. - Akiroq Brost
The mystery in "Eyes of your Eyes" can never be found in the interstellar space unless you encounter timelessness. - Vishwanath S J
Incorporate daily programs on positive thinking as a counterbalance against the negativity you may encounter in pursuit of your dreams. - Ken Poirot
One of the most important things a man must bear in mind is this very thing - that he owes his fellow a transforming encounter. - Ogwo David Emenike
If love wasn’t conditional, every single first encounter with individuals of your 'preferred' gender would result in *love at first sight.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Be fervent in God, and let nothing grieve you, whatever you encounter. - Hadewijch
His thoughts were hemmed in. One can only draw curved lines on the terrestrial sphere which, as they extend, forever meet with themselves. At such intersections we always encounter what we have already seen. - Raymond Queneau
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. - Albert Schweitzer
God will shout during your storms, whisper during your sunshine and sing during the rarest rainbows you will encounter. - Shannon L. Alder
We make the world most possible by helping the people we encounter be their most possible. - Tara Lemméy
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