My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.
Author: Noel Coward (1899-1973)
Profession: British Writer
You are important enough to ask and you are blessed enough to receive back.
Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)
Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.
Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic
People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.
Author: Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990)
Profession: American Publisher, Businessman
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
Every human being is trying to say something to others. Trying to cry out I am alive, notice me! Speak to me! Confirm that I am important, that I matter!!
Author: Marion D. Hanks
The things which are most important don't always scream the loudest.
Author: Bob Hawke
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
Author: Doug Larson
Each shot is important.
Author: Gary Player (1969)
Profession: American Golfer
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as a means to other account, and not merely as a means to other things, are knowledge, art instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist
Much Ado About Nothing,
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor
The simple lack of her is more to me than others presence.
Author: Edward Thomas
Physicists know what's important, but they don't know what is true. Mathematicians know what's true, but they don't know what is important.
Author: Source Unknown