quotes tagged with 'reaction'

None of us will escape tragedy and suffering. Each of us will probably react differently. However, if we can recall the Lord’s promise, ‘for I the Lord am with you,’ we will be able to face our problems with dignity and courage. We will find the strength to be of good cheer instead of becoming resentful, critical, or defeated. We will be able to meet life’s unpleasant happenings with clear vision, strength, and power. …

What a joy it is to see someone of good cheer, who, when others because of an unpleasant happening or development live in angry silence or vocal disgust, meets the situation with cheerful endurance and good spirit.

Author: Elder Marvin J. Ashton, Source: Conference Report, Apr. 1986, 84–85Saved by mlsscaress in power vision strength disposition cheer courage reaction suffer joy tragedy dignity 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Life is ten percent what you make it, and ninety percent how you take it.

Author: Irving Berlin, Source: unknwonSaved by Doc in life optimism mind pessimism reaction 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Artificial cultures are instant. They’re big bangs made of mission statements, declarations, and rules. They are obvious, ugly, and plastic. Artificial culture is paint.

Real cultures are built over time. They’re the result of action, reaction, and truth. They are nuanced, beautiful, and authentic. Real culture is patina.

Don’t think about how to create a culture, just do the right things for you, your customers, and your team and it’ll happen.
Author: Jason, Source: http://www.37signals.com/svn/posts/1022-you-dont-create-a-cult...Saved by mlsscaress in trust action behavior reaction home time culture real authentic consistent artificial built patina 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Thinking about statistics shifts people into a more analytical frame of mind. When people think analytically, they're less likely to think emotionally....
The results are shocking. The mere act of calculation reduced people's charity. Once we put on our analytical hat, we react to emotional appeals differently. We hinder our ability to feel.
Author: Chip Heath & Dan Heath, Source: Made To Stick, p.167Saved by mlsscaress in reaction charity emotion feel analytical 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A person's reaction to his appetites and impulses when they are aroused gives the measure of that person's character.
Author: David O. McKay, Source: LDS General Conference, April 1964Saved by cboyack in character addiction reaction appetite impulse restraint 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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