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Cornel West
To be a jazz freedom fighter is to attempt to galvanize and energize world-weary people into forms of organization with accountable leadership that promote critical exchange and broad reflection. The interplay of individuality and unity is not one of uniformity and unanimity imposed from above but rather of conflict among diverse groupings that reach a dynamic consensus subject to questioning and criticism. As with a soloist in a jazz quartet, quintet or band, individuality is promoted in order to sustain and increase the creative tension with the group--a tension that yields higher levels of performance to achieve the aim of the collective project.
Dada Bhagwan
From the time one gets married he tries to improve his wife, but neither of the two improves till death. Instead, if you would have tried to cut vegetables, it would have been done (with success.) So do not try to improve the wife. She may try to improve us [men] but we should not try to reform them.
Deyth Banger
It's time to change... it's time to start working on yourself.... improve yourself.... you don't have time for excuses.
Frank Herbert
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Germany Kent
Don't live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.
Israelmore Ayivor
It is as simple as that. Birds fly because they have wings and so when you can't grow the wings, you can't be called a bird. Leaders make impacts because they create new ideas and so if you can't think of any new innovative ideas, you can't be a leader.
Israelmore Ayivor
Until you fall in love with positive change, becoming passionate about improving the status quo, you won't become a leader.
Israelmore Ayivor
Grow your talents and skills through a consistent practice and progressive learning. Learn to relearn and unlearn. Raise the bar for yourself always.
Israelmore Ayivor
A leader's goal is to improve on upon the past and if your goal is to remain where you are, doing the same things you have done times and times again, you can't lead.
Israelmore Ayivor
Don't be deceived by the spirit of complacency and think you have achieved enough. Try to become better than you've been.
Israelmore Ayivor
A person with low standards will forever be walking. A person with high standard will soon stop walking and start running. Later, they'll soon stop running and start galloping. The next time you see him, he's either flying or soaring.
Israelmore Ayivor
Don't just create; create to change; change to improve; improve to increase. Aspire to inspire.
Israelmore Ayivor
Never deviate from the right way and you will improve.
Israelmore Ayivor
Leaders don't fall in love with mediocrity. The status quo isn't their desire to maintain but to improve.
Israelmore Ayivor
To become better you, look nowhere else for greatness. All you need to improve and succeed are right there in you.
Israelmore Ayivor
Leaders inform, inspire and improve people. They educate, empower and enrich the value of their followers. They make impacts.
Kamand Kojouri
I used to be lost in us. Blurred were the lines that separated us. But now, I see our togetherness in our separateness. I see the you in me and the me in you. We are two independent beings who complement one another like photographs that are beautiful on their own but are enhanced when juxtaposed, creating an altogether new photograph.
Kamand Kojouri
You want to become a better person?Just give thanks. Give thanks for all of it.
Kamand Kojouri
The guilt you felt when you were smiling and others were suffering, the guilt you felt when you were petty with friends and impatient with your parents, when you were rude to your teachers and didn't stand up for strangers, that guilt is marvellous. It proves that you are human, that you want to be better. Thank this guilt for teaching you, for making you aware. And now endeavour to better yourself. It is a lifelong work to become the person we want to be.
Kamand Kojouri
Why do you feel so powerless? Go spend an hour with ants. Each of those black specks you see is a life. One whole life that you can save, take, or affect in some way. You have the power to make so many lives better. It is within you. Don't lose sight of that.
Meg Jay
But while the urban tribe helps us survive, it does not help us thrive. The urban tribe may bring us soup when we are sick, but it is the people we hardly know - those who never make it into our tribe - who will swiftly and dramatically change our lives for the better.
Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some people's self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them.
Nabil N. Jamal
Competition in business is a blessing, for without it, we wouldn't be motivated to improve.
Rob Liano
The only thing that makes advice great is when you apply it and it works so try, try try.
Sharon E. Rainey
In that instant, I realized that if I focused on the pain and misery, it would take me longer to heal. When chronic pain is my most often companion, it can be challenging to keep looking for the good. I needed to figure out a way to focus on the positive moments of each day. I needed to see where I was improving and healing.
Steve Maraboli
Stop allowing your outdated ideas to hinder your progress. How would your life be different if you became open to new information that can refine, improve, enhance your way of thinking, and empower your way of living?
Winston S. Churchill
To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often.