I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.
For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearance, as though they were realities and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are
(May 03, 1469 - June 21, 1527)
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
(October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900)
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
(May 31, 1930 - )
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept
We're trying our best to persuasively negotiate, and we are not using force at this time,
I never worry about action, but only about inaction
(November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965)
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thich Nhat Hanh