Connection With People Quotes

Quotes tagged as "connection-with-people" (showing 1-30 of 37)
Judith Lewis Herman
“Traumatic events destroy the sustaining bonds between individual and community. Those who have survived learn that their sense of self, of worth, of humanity, depends upon a feeling of connection with others. The solidarity of a group provides the strongest protection against terror and despair, and the strongest antidote to traumatic experience. Trauma isolates; the group re-creates a sense of belonging. Trauma shames and stigmatizes; the group bears witness and affirms. Trauma degrades the victim; the group exalts her. Trauma dehumanizes the victim; the group restores her humanity.
Repeatedly in the testimony of survivors there comes a moment when a sense of connection is restored by another person’s unaffected display of generosity. Something in herself that the victim believes to be irretrievably destroyed---faith, decency, courage---is reawakened by an example of common altruism. Mirrored in the actions of others, the survivor recognizes and reclaims a lost part of herself. At that moment, the survivor begins to rejoin the human commonality...”
Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

“If you are not more alive when in love then you my friend are in love with the wrong one.”
Nikki Rowe

Khaled Hosseini
“Baba and I lived in the same house, but in different spheres of existence. Kites were the one paper-thin slice of intersection between those spheres.”
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

Holly Smale
“We each have our own language.
Our own way of thinking, of talking to ourselves, of making sense of the world and putting it in order. A narration style that is ours and ours alone.
That's why some of us connect and some of us don't.
Because even though we can only live in our own heads, sometimes - every now and then - we meet a person we can talk to without speaking at all: whose story we can read, without even trying.”
Holly Smale, Sunny Side Up

“Books have given me a magic portal to connect with people of the past and the present. I know I shall never feel lonely or powerless again.”
Lisa Bu

Mohsin Hamid
“Secrets make life more interesting. You can be in a crowded room with someone and touch them without touching, just with a look, because they know a part of you no one else knows. And whenever you're with them, the two of you are alone, because the you they see no one else can.”
Mohsin Hamid, Moth Smoke

“I believe in real soul connections. Some that can change the course of our lives. No matter how far the distance is between the souls, they are always joined at the heart of Source.”
Karen A. Baquiran

“The universe whispered it's him, but I sent you away ~ I tested our connection and left it to fate,
Years have passed and others have come into our lives, but here we are again, meeting another time.
Our timing is off, so we set our connection free once again, trusting the winds of fate and the synchronicity it sends.”
Nikki Rowe

Brené Brown
“Als het niets meer kan schelen wat anderen denken, verliezen we ons vermogen tot verbinding. Maar als we onszelf laten bepalen door wat anderen denken, verliezen we de moed om ons kwetsbaar op te stellen. De oplossing is om heel duidelijk voor ogen te krijgen wiens mening voor jou echt telt. Het moeten de mensen zijn die niet van je houden óndanks je onvolmaaktheden en kwetsbaarheden, maar óm je onvolmaaktheden en kwetsbaarheden. Als je op je gezicht ligt in de arena, zijn dat de mensen die je overeind zullen helpen en zullen bevestigen dat de val echt klote was, en je er vervolgens aan herinneren dat je dapper bent geweest en dat zij er ook de volgende keer zullen zijn om het zand van je af te kloppen. Neem ook mensen op die dapper genoeg zijn om te zeggen: ‘Daar ben ik het niet mee eens,’ of: ‘Ik denk dat je ernaast zit,’ en die je vragen zullen stellen als ze je dingen zien doen die indruisen tegen je waarden en normen.”
Brené Brown, Rising Strong

Henna Inam
“Our suppressing who we are to fit in is exhausting. It kills flow and creativity. It also prevents genuine connection with others.”
Henna Inam, Wired for Authenticity: Seven Practices to Inspire, Adapt, & Lead

Donna Goddard
“There is a depth to life which only comes from our connection to other people. However, we have to find it without becoming a prisoner.”
Donna Goddard, Waldmeer

Jodi Aman
“We often are so scared of taking that leap of faith either to connect with people, or to allow ourselves to be ourselves without judging, that we stay where we are and feel trapped there.”
Jodi Aman

“It's a great feeling to connect with someone as charming as you.”
Avijeet Das

Susan C. Young
“Connecting with others gives us a sense of inclusion, connection, interaction, safety, and community. Your vibe attracts your tribe, so if you want to attract positive and healthy relationships, be one! Staying connected and getting reconnected feeds the flow of goodness which empowers our humanity.”
Susan C. Young

Jay McInerney
“The bald girl i emblematic of the problem. The problem is, for some reason you think you are going to meet the kind of girl who is not the kind of girl who would be at a place like this at this time of the morning. When you meet her you are going to tell her that what you really want is a house in the country with a a garden. New York, the club scene, bald women - you're tired of all that. Your presence here is only a matter of conducting an experiment in limits, reminding yourself of what you aren't.”
Jay McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City

“After all, there are those people we like and dislike, there are those people we love, and then there are those we recognize. These are the unbreakable connections.”
Abigail Thomas, What Comes Next and How to Like It

“The appeal of Jesus to Nones has nothing to do with the institution developed by his followers, but rather with his willingness to walk across religious and other social boundaries, through the lives of ordinary people, attending to their suffering, healing their afflictions, welcoming them into conversation, and sharing stories of hope.”
Elizabeth Drescher, Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America's Nones

“A deep connection starts with interest, open-mindedness, & paying attention to every detail including flaws.”
April Mae Monterrosa

“It is not only business to business sake but human to human sake.”
Itzik Amiel, The Attention Switch

Kare Anderson
“Bring out others better side and they are more likely to see and support yours. You can't develop positive people with negative feedback. What you praise in others, you'll encourage to flourish. People like people who like them.”
Kare Anderson, Mutuality Matters How You Can Create More Opportunity, Adventure & Friendship With Others

Kat Lahr
“The case for interconnectedness between conscious human lives is hard to deny.”
Kat Lahr, Nature Of Occurrences

“The journey of life is much about connections! One thing connects with another to bring another thing! When things get connected well, things work well! The right connections between all the things we do during the day show what we did with our lives at the end of the day and how we lived our entire days on earth to leave worthy and indelible footprints or an otherwise footprint! Mind your connections!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Seek connection not attention. It last longer.”
Wesam Fawzi

Eliza Maxwell
“Connections were what kept people tied to the world. Without connections, there was nothing left to stop them from simply floating away.

Somtehing as simple as a stranger on the other end of the line willing to listen. Or a crotchety old man who believed he knew best.

Connections.”
Eliza Maxwell, The Widow's Watcher

“Seek Connection Not Just Attention Because It Lasts Longer.”
Wesam Fawzi

Iain Reid
“Maybe that’s how we know when a relationship is real. When someone else previously unconnected to us knows us in a way we never thought or believed possible.”
Iain Reid, I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Mimi Novic
“We think we meet someone with our eyes
But we actually meet them with our soul”
Mimi Novic, Your Light Is The Key

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