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I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
by Jimmy Yen

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Related topics: Values Government Political

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Commitment cannot be taught;
it can only be caught.
I refer to the crusading spirit.
Without the crusading spirit,
you may have the starting power
but not the staying power.
- Jimmy Yen

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

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Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have:
The body of an athlete
The attitude of a teacher
The mind of a scientist
The heart of a missionary
The spirit of a crusader.
- Jimmy Yen

Technical know-how of the experts must be transformed
into practical do-how of the people.
- Jimmy Yen


 

Relief has its place. But what the people need
is not relief, but release -
release of their own potential for development.
- Jimmy Yen

Outsiders can help, but insiders must do the job.
- Jimmy Yen

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

True independence is not a gift to be received.
It can't be a hand-out to people.
It must be an achievement by the people.
- Jimmy Yen

The people are the foundation of the nation.
Our only chance for a lasting peace on earth:
the release of the strength of the common man.
- Jimmy Yen

The greatest challenge ...
is not the exploring of the mysteries of the outer space,
but the developing of the millions of God's forgotten children,
the developing peoples of the world,
so they can become our equal
and full partners to build a better world -
a world of freedom and brotherhood.
- Jimmy Yen

Life is an organic whole. The basic problems of the people -
poverty, ignorance, disease and civic inertia - interlock.
To address one problem, we must address all.
Hence our emphasis on an integrated program
of livelihood, education, health and self-government.
- Jimmy Yen

One way or another, we all have to find
what best fosters the flowering of our humanity
in this contemporary life,
and dedicate ourselves to that.
- Joseph Campbell

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport.
To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training,
diet and mental approach.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life,
through devotion, to something beyond himself.
- Henry Miller

I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues
to developing human capital and technological development.
None of us politicians should be able to touch that money.
- Vicente Fox

And finally, let me just say it is a fact that not
every city can dedicate resources to terrorism.
- Vito Fossella

Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems
I had I dedicate to God and to Chile,
because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.
- Augusto Pinochet

So be encouraged and dedicate yourself to your dream
and if your dream should come my way one day then we
will dance upon the boards of life.
- Ben Vereen

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself.
Give yourself peace of mind.
You deserve to be happy.
You deserve delight.
- Hannah Arendt

You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself,
and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals.
If you do, you will be successful.
- Steve Garvey

I want to spend more time with those kids.
I want to dedicate my time to train those kids and
teach them what it takes,
what they need to do to get to this level.
- Thomas Dooley

If you dedicate your attention to discipline in your
life you become smarter while you are writing than
while you are hanging out with your pals or in any other line of work.
- Russell Banks

Once I understood Bach's music, I wanted to be a concert pianist.
Bach made me dedicate my life to music,
and it was that teacher who introduced me to his world.
- Nina Simone

If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon,
what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
- Bruce Jenner

I think being a competitive diver for years helps you
focus and dedicate yourself to what's needed.
- Jason Statham

It's a lot about the individual and it's really up to you,
how much you dedicate to the fight and how hard you
are working and that's where the outcome will come.
- Alexis Arguello

Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics
knows that earning money isn't the top priority.
- Angela Merkel

My goal is to be one with the music.
I just dedicate my whole life to this art.
- Jimi Hendrix

Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago:
to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
- Robert Kennedy

If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness,
we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of
him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi

I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration
to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit,
a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and
a revival of opportunity for all Chicago.
- Jane Byrne

I think if we're going to have to landfill trash,
and I think we basically have to, we might as well
get the upside for it and dedicate that upside to improving
the environment in so many different ways.
- Ed Rendell

To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful,
surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare
I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations?
the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes,
fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
- Frances Burney

As long as the sun rises over Ontario and sets over the Pacific,
I will dedicate myself to bringing the people of Oregon
what they want and need most -
an era of hope,
change, and economic renewal.
- Ted Kulongoski

I never told my father I loved him before he died,
and I have a lot of issues about that.
They're all swimming around in my head,
in my heart, unresolved, and in a way it felt fitting
to dedicate the film to him.
- Gary Oldman

I should like to say that I am as proud of my Chinese
heritage and background as I am devoted to modern science,
a part of human civilization of Western origin,
to which I have dedicated and I shall continue to dedicate my work.
- Chen Ning Yang

I thought that my movie career was finished.
I was quite happy to dedicate myself 100% to the theater.
Surprisingly enough, I've never gotten so many work offers.
It's so exciting, this feeling of a new beginning after 40.
- Amy Irving

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Set Life's Rhythm with Your Heart-Drum
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous


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