A.j. Darkholme Quotes
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Sometimes we exist long enough to lead the next generation; other times, only to plant a seed and let its resonations of our time here on Earth ripple into new waves.
The world is changeable, and its ability to change is so fragile that a single person can be responsible for it.
Remain open-minded, even when you believe yourself to be a king among peasants. You never know what blessings can be gained or crises averted just by listening.
Time spent worrying - about anything - provides no emotional or physical benefit to us; such things only weaken us for the fights we must endure in our lives.
Most physical battles begin once mental ones have been lost, anyway. Conquer the mind, conquer the body.
We are not slaves of the past, nor servants of the present, but masters of the future.
My happiness with the future and the present depends on my ability to let the past go and make peace with it.
Emperors are not made from cowards; they are made from those who take great risk where there stands to be even greater gain.
The only way we succeed as a group is not simply following directions, but in keeping each other accountable for our actions.
Our lives consist of a series of internal battles, deep within us, where weapons don't exist and technology is unable to create devices that better the best of yesterday. Our knowledge is our only defense; caution, our only friend.
Never overestimate the strength of the torchbearer's arm, for even the strongest arms grow weary.
Being a leader is not about finding ways to get others to serve you, but knowing how to serve your followers.
If you refuse to accept what is, and choose to see what could be, then you set a course for yourself that makes others take notice of you, respect you, revere you. It is then that they become objects of your destiny instead of you playing a support role in theirs.
Love is one of the most motivating and self-defining forces in our lives, whether we turn from it or allow ourselves to be drawn to it. If you allow romantic possibilities with others to consume all your time and energy, they will distract you from the things of interest that fill your life with passion and purpose.