Best Collection of Howard Thurman Quotes

Howard Thurman, American Educator ( November 18, 1900 - April 10, 1981 )

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During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.~Howard Thurman

War Patriotism Hatred

There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.~Howard Thurman

Life Yourself You

Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.~Howard Thurman

May Man Men

Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers.~Howard Thurman

Community Long Unknown

A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.~Howard Thurman

Hope Great Dream

At the core of life is a hard purposefulness, a determination to live.~Howard Thurman

Life Determination Live

He who fears is literally delivered to destruction.~Howard Thurman

Destruction Delivered He

Twilight - a time of pause when nature changes her guard. All living things would fade and die from too much light or too much dark, if twilight were not.~Howard Thurman

Nature Time Light