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Jimmy Yen Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Jimmy Yen

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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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix

I hold my course with focused attention
and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Most unhappiness comes from resisting life.
Occasionally, you have such a strong commitment
to changing the world order that it is worth
struggling against the flow of life.
But don't live your life as if each minor happening
were a matter of life and death.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Stirred awake by the exquisite music
of my own relentless commitment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment.
Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.
- Paul Tsongas

If we fail to plan, we merely bob helplessly -
like a cork on the sea of life.
If we resist whatever life delivers to us,
we create untold misery for ourselves.
If we act with vision and commitment,
and then accept whatever Spirit provides,
we live a life of purpose and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation,
wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.
- Riccardo Muti

When I select a topic, it's usually a commitment of
two to three years of my life.
- Tracy Kidder

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking
and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together.
And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me -
spiritually and financially.
- Denzel Washington

Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service
will abide by its well-known,
although unofficial, motto - a commitment to deliver.
- John McHugh

I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.
- Leonard Nimoy

It's time to renew our commitment to the world around us.
- Christopher Dodd

I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships.
I probably was more like what we think of boys as being:
hard to pin down and wary of commitment.
- Candice Bergen

We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine
and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership
and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
- Rick Larsen

Maybe John Kerry does not know - but I am happy to explain it to him -
that my commitment to withdraw the troops goes back before the tragic,
dramatic terrorist attack.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue,
and resolving it requires a national commitment not
just on health care but also border control,
law enforcement and other resources.
- Jon Kyl

One of the best kept secrets in America is that people
are aching to make a commitment,
if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
- John Naisbitt

Bankruptcy represents a longstanding commitment in
this country to helping people get a fresh start.
This principle has never been giving only certain people a fresh start.
- Tim Johnson

I'm a little commitment phobic, in that I've always
been someone who likes to take things one year at a
time because as we all know,
a year can change everything in your life.
- Debra Messing

We will continue to count on your unwavering support
and commitment to working with leaders of our continent
in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
- Thabo Mbeki

Successful organizations, including the Military,
have learned that the higher the risk,
the more necessary it is to engage everyone's commitment and intelligence.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other
reason than to refresh my commitment to science.
- Heinz R. Pagels

My commitment is to strive to lean on the Lord with my whole heart,
reading His word daily and earnestly seeking His will in my life.
- Elizabeth Dole

Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
- Barack Obama

In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith,
to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope,
will be the light that shines to lead us forward.
- Bill Owens

Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers,
motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
- Bob Beauprez

America's greatness has been the greatness of a free
people who shared certain moral commitments.
Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
- John W. Gardner

My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the
community and to other people -
all people -
has been improved.
I think less about myself and more about my community today.
- Andre Braugher

As many political writers have pointed out,
commitment to political equality is not an empirical
claim that people are clones.
- Steven Pinker

A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.
- Tom Flores

Gov.
Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment
to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.
- Gaston Caperton

I teach at Eastern University, which is highly committed
to doing work among the poor and the oppressed peoples of the world.
We have a special commitment to the city.
- Tony Campolo

A lot affects the outcome.
It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network.
- David Ogden Stiers

Productivity is never an accident.
It is always the result of a commitment to excellence,
intelligent planning, and focused effort.
- Paul J. Meyer

I never thought television would or could be a long-term commitment.
- Jimmy Smits

You know, it's been President Clinton's dream that
we'll have finally a fully integrated Europe;
and the steps that NATO will take to expand to the East,
that's a commitment.
- Warren Christopher

Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's
veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
- Steve Buyer

Commitment is the enemy of resistance,
for it is the serious promise to press on,
to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.
- David McNally

Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue:
it is an intellectual crime.
- Imre Lakatos

If we prove capable of showing a pioneering commitment,
we shall create a commmunity listened to around the world.
- Jacques Chirac

A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment
to becoming the rich instead of the poor,
the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
- Andrea Dworkin

When women hold off from marrying men,
we call it independence.
When men hold off from marrying women,
we call it fear of commitment.
- Warren Farrell

My commitment is my commitment.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

When you learn something from people,
or from a culture, you accept it as a gift,
and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.
- Yo-Yo Ma

The major media companies are significantly reducing
their financial commitment to the motion picture sector.
- Peter Bart

I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has
never been jealous of my success.
They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive.
They shared in it.
- Mike Krzyzewski

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are called to show utter commitment to the God who
is revealed in Jesus and to all those to whom His invitation is addressed.
- Rowan Williams


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