Quotation Explorer - 'Respond'

Change your attitude and you change your life. You cannot control what happens to you in your life, but you can always control how you respond to it. The way you choose to respond is a reflection of your attitude. By changing your attitude, you also change your perspective and change your life. - Roy Bennett
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can. - Debasish Mridha
My speak a language my heart knows how to respond to. - Nikki Rowe
So if it seems that some of what I'll have to say in the pages to come doesn't reflect the mellowing of age, that's only because I've never found that life and memories respond to time the way that tobacco does. - Caleb Carr
As long as we respond predictably to what feels good and what feels bad, it is easy for others to exploit our preferences for their own ends. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Live earnestly and respond consciously with love. - Debasish Mridha
Be grateful for the day and the day will be grateful for you. Stay positive and everything around you will respond in kind. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
you can tell who you are the way people respond to you. - Turcois Ominek
It takes three or four years before the present day sinks in to you as a novelist. It has not just to be accepted in the mind but travel down your spine and fill your body and you can’t respond immediately to immediate events, there is this incubation period.Source: Martin Amis - http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/25/ma...
It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Lou Holtz
The biggest test for parents is not how they parent, but how the respond to disorder and unpredictability. - Sarah Newton
ABSCOND, v.i. To "move in a mysterious way," commonly with the property of another. Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; The trees are leaving and cashiers abscond. Phela Orm - Ambrose Bierce
Consciousness is a state of existence where subjects are aware of their surroundings and can respond to its demands according to internal and external perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
The beauty of life depends on how you respond not in how true you answer. - Debasish Mridha
I am an optimist... I choose to be. There is a lot of darkness in our world, there is a lot of pain and you can choose to see that or you can choose to see the joy. If you try to respond positively to the world, you will spend your time better. - Tom Hiddleston
True freedom is the ability to respond consciously, in the most beneficial way, to whatever life throws at you. - John Bruna
If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism. - Albert Einstein
You do not respond to a mosquito bite with a hammer. - Patrick L.O. Lumumba
If I reveal myself without worrying about how others will respond, then some will care, though others may not. But who can love me, if no one knows me? I must risk it, or live alone. - Sheldon B. Kopp
As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Humor and paradox are often the only ways to respond to life's sorrow with grace. - Matthew Fox
People in every nation behave and respond according to the values and virtues upon which they were raised. We all are a product of our environment. - Sunday Adelaja
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue. - M.F. Moonzajer
Leaders respond & change; the rest quit and blame. - Orrin Woodward
You can always choose how you prefer to respond to any external circumstances. Do not define your happiness by what is happening around you. Be happy only because this is what you enjoy doing. - Raphael Zernoff
Inspiration shouldn't respond to time, rather the other way around. Time must be altered to inspiration, "Timing is wrong" NO! Timing is never wrong. Sacrifice and the likes gets thrown in at this point. - Unarine Ramaru
I have a sack of hate mail that I want to respond to. One day, when I’m tired or tipsy, I will respond and tell them what I think. - Chris Colfer
People do not often respond to a person who is consistently true to his words and deeds, but the mother nature will definitely reply to him in its language. - Anuj Somany
We have absolutely no control over what happens to us in life but what we have paramount control over is how we respond to those events. - Viktor E. Frankl
Respond kindly even to unkind treatment.Respond prudently even to imprudent treatment.Respond justly even to unjust treatment.The world surrenders to an enlightened mind.The stars surrender to a joyful heart.The universe surrenders to a loving soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I’m not holding myself out as a model, but I do believe that we in America can ask more of children than we typically do, and they will not only respond to the challenge, but thrive. - Amy Chua
We may not be able to control life’s circumstances, but we always have a choice about how we use our minds to respond to them. - Elaine Moran
Retain your peace by refusing to respond to rude, judgemental, or prying people. They won't understand anyway. - Manprit Kaur
Our failures make us who we are; they build our character, we are defined by what we do with them, and how we respond to adversity. Without failure there is no growth, no striving for better, no adjusting, or dusting yourself off to try again. - J.W. Lord
Who doesn't want to know that we notice them and value them? And who might respond to us better when they feel that they matter? It probably cannot be overstated it matters...that people matter. - Steve Goodier
Inspiration works on the same sense as humans, quite generous yet impatient. When it calls, better respond there and then or it moves shop. - Unarine Ramaru
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond. - Jeffrey T. Borenstein
People respond to gentle words than scolding - Mary Kawena Pukui
The strongest among us are the patient; who when faced with ridicule, respond with kindness. - K.A. Hosein
'To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, 'There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.' - Ansel Adams
You are not judged by your success, but rather, how you respond to your failures. - T.W. Brown
Respond with love and kindness when someone trying to hate you and hurt you. - Debasish Mridha
How you respond in the ‘valley’ determines how quickly reach the Peak. - Harrish Sairaman
2274Humanity has ability to find good in as many things as possible and respond them with kindness - Kishore Bansal
Humanity is kind to its respond, aim for distinction, can be measured by its deeds. - Kishore Bansal
Are people innately altruistic?" is the wrong kind of question to ask. People are people, and they respond to incentives. They can nearly always be manipulated--for good or ill--if only you find the right levers. ~ Levitt & Dubner, "Superfreakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
The more you become aware of and respond to the needs of others, the richer your own life becomes. - Mollie Marti
God doesn't respond to your tears and emotions, He responds to your faith! - Paul Silway
Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
Our humanity consists in our ability to sense and respect and respond to the humanity of others. - C. Terry Warner
I have no magic wand to control what other people think or do. I can control how I respond, and this is all that matters. - Debasish Mridha
It is not what happens to you or for you that makes you grateful. It's how you respond to what is happening, that shows your belief about gratitude. - Sumner Davenport
A responsible woman is one who sees opportunities of service and responds to them quickly. In her dwells the ability to see and respond to opportunities. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
To respond to anger is to attempt to slay a dragon with a wet noodle.The best you can do is hope the anger remembers the love.~ - Bluenscottish
The wise respond. The foolish react. The wise think & then act. The foolish act and then regret.-RVM - R.v.m.
To tell others thatIt is a rumor Will not do. When your own heart asks How will you respond? - Gosen Wakashū
When someone is unkind, respond with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges! - Jim George
... And when the time comes to choose yet another dream, I shall smile knowing that I had a life with no less challenges than others, but I chose to respond to them with love. - Raphael Zernoff
An artist reveals his naked soul in his work - and so, gentle reader, do you when you respond to it. - Ayn Rand
You are magnificent - a jewel reflecting inwardly and outwardly, the light of the universe. Observe how you respond to beauty everywhere - you bear witness to everything. Be aware that you, yourself, are an inextricable part of the infinite creative intelligence, and be blessed. - Jay Woodman
Once you talk to your brain and emotions, thus how is going to respond. - Mikidady Selungwi
How you think about your customers influences how you respond to them. - Marilyn Suttle
When you are angry, don’t react. Respond with consideration, kindness, and love. - Debasish Mridha
It is easy for anybody to call himself or herself a Christian but the truth is we respond from very different world-views - Sunday Adelaja
When man becomes greater than nature, nature, which gave us birth, will respond. - Loren Eiseley
Respond with love even when someone wants to hurt you. - Debasish Mridha
The awareness begins with a feeling of restlessness—an inner urging to find more meaning in life. As we respond to this inner prompting we begin to notice the chance coincidences—strange synchronistic events in our life. We begin to realize that some underlying process is operating our life. - James Redfield
Some one remarked that the best way to unite all the nations on this globe would be an attack from some other planet. In the face of such an alien enemy, people would respond with a sense of their unity of interest and purpose. We have the next thing to that at the present time - John Dewey Speech 1917
I may not know what is in store for me. However, I always know how I prefer to respond to my circumstances whatever they may be. - Raphael Zernoff
The innate harmony that exists between mind and body is one of the secrets behind the amazing power of Shin-shin-toitsu-do, which is weakened by an inefficient use of the body. Our bodies must be strong, relaxed, and healthy to respond to our minds’ commands. - H.E. Davey
A small child being dragged to bed peered curiously at me as it passed, then waved. We waved back, not being entirely sure how else to respond to small creatures like that. - Kate Griffin
Rachel opened her mouth to respond, but the head cut her off. - Brandon Mull
Resilience is not what happens to you. It’s how you react to, respond to, and recover from what happens to you. - Jeffrey Gitomer
It is only an opportunity if you respond to the opportunity. - Linda Rawson
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
…if you have someone who wants to heal, sometime they will respond to the unconventional. Their minds are more open to healing, so their bodies become more willing too. I believe that medication, while a wonderful thing, has its limits. That there are answers to be found in the unconventional. - Daisy Whitney
So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference. To do the best we can and then to choose to be happy about our circumstances, whatever they may be, can bring peace and contentment. - Thomas S. Monson
Even if you feel wronged, respond right. - Carlos A. Rodriguez
Not all gays respond to the same stuff. Would Alexander the Great have loved Auntie Mame? - Bruce Bawer
We can’t control everything that happens to us, but we can control how we respond to things we can’t control. - Avis J. Williams
Americans will not and should not respond to a political creed that cherishes the past solely because it offers an excuse for shutting out the hard facts and difficult tasks of the present. - Nelson Rockefeller
Respond with love and kindness even to hurtful treatment. - Debasish Mridha
Let us think about our attitude of compassion and understanding with which we choose to respond to what is happening around us - Kishore Bansal
Respond; don't react.Listen; don't talk.Think; don't assume. - Raji Lukkoor
It is how people respond to stress that determines whether they will profit from misfortune or be miserable. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless. - Egon Schiele
History will judge societies and governments and their institutions not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless. - César Chávez
The good news is that every morning we have the choice; not to be controlled by circumstances nor our past but by purposely designing our day, hence our lives better. Not to react to life but to respond with love. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
It is dehumanizing, demeaning and humiliating when you fail or refuse to acknowledge or respond to a Good Morning greeting. #Mannerism - Adeagbo Caleb Adewumi
Music is the language of the soul. It touches our deepest perceptions of being. Everyone understands music in his or her own way. Even animals understand music and respond to it with deep appreciation and love. - Debasish Mridha
What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - James Riordan
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