Quotation Explorer - 'Performing'

What is the nature of the Self (Soul)? To ‘see’ the dharma (function) of everything, to see ‘who is performing what function, and how that function is being performed.’ To ‘see’ it, is called the function of the Self (Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
Prove yourself and others wrong everyday by redefining who you THINK you are, through performing actions you would normally deem impossible or uncharacteristic of you. - Miya Yamanouchi
A person who is interrupted while performing a task takes 50% more time to complete it and make 50% more errors. - David Brooks
All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them. - Charles M. Schwab
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile. - William Raspberry
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions. - Aristotle
I like performing because it's direct contact with live people. I write a good deal of the time but that's introspective creation rather than interaction. - Oliver
How long will it be necessary to pay City men so entirely out of proportion to what other servants of society commonly receive for performing social services not less useful or difficult? - John Maynard Keynes
Infinite is a meaningless word: except it states / The mind is capable of performing / an endless process of addition. - Louis Zukofsky
In a world full of lions and tigers entertaining the masses, have you ever seen a wolf performing in a circus? - Akilnathan Logeswaran
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to the world. - Ellen G. White
Do you believe that our stories were written from before that we are but actors performing on the stage called life with neither rehearsals nor retakes, the dialogues of our own and a fleeting audience or are you someone who pens down his own story? - Chirag Tulsiani
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
People-pleasers feel they must constantly be performing acts of service to others to gain acceptance. That requires a lot of work, effort, and energy. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
There is a certain loveliness, I think, to performing deep cleaning in one’s underwear on a beautiful summer day. - Agnostic Zetetic
If all the world's a stage, I suggest you start performing at your best. - Rob Liano
The person performing the experiment becomes the object of the experiment himself; this is known as the illusion! - Dada Bhagwan
If you have to explain your sense of humor, then you are performing for the wrong crowd. - Shannon L. Alder
And those, who come together in the night and are twined in quivering pleasure, are performing a serious work and are heaping up sweetness, depth and force for the song of some coming poet, who will arise to express inexpressible ecstasies - Rainer Maria Rilke
If you are a musician,sing to one as if you were singing to a million.If you are a dancer,dance to one as if you were dancing to a million.If you are a performer,perform to one as if you were performing to a million. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. - Robert Heinlein
It's important that I make a difference in some way. If it's performing and touching someone that way, that's great; if it's being a teacher and helping a kid understand something, that's even better. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.
Imagine if you were performing at your full potential, the lives you would change - including yours. Just imagine... - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Science is not about making predictions or performing experiments. Science is about explaining. - Bill Gaede
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