Favorite Quotations

  • 3 things make a miracle in your life are : honesty, work hard, and useful for others.
  • faith makes all things possible, hope makes all things work, love makes all things beautiful.
  • hidup hanya sementara, lakukan yang terbaik dan berikan yang terbaik buat bangsa, negara, agama, dan keluarga. (Sri Mulyani)
  • When you put your hope for love, praise, succes, happiness & recognition in the people. You’ll walk away disappointed. It is only when you put this hope in Allah & your self. Your heart & soul will peace, relief, & pleasure.
  • “There is no Greatness, without Suffering!” (Ken Kawan Soetanto)
  • High GPA will get you to job interview, but High Leadership will get you to bright future (Anies Baswedan)
  • They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them by yourself (Andy Warhol)
  • A good friend is hard to find, hard to lose, and impossible to forget.
  • Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. (Albert Einstein)
  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  • don’t give up, keep going, keep looking, be patient till you get what you want and be sure that you will get it, with faith and honest you will find it.
  • To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe (Anatole France).
  • apologizing doesn’t always mean you are wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego. Imagine for the next few years, it’s just a funny story and then you’ll laugh because of your best experience.
  • Pengalaman hidup akan mendewasakan anda dan akan menjadi seperti apakah anda, karena dalam drama kehidupan kita sendiri, kitalah sebagai pemeran utamanya.
  • God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the begining of prayer (Mother Teresa).
  • never say “never” (Justin Bieber)
  • I can imagine if there’s nothing in my pocket, but I can’t imagine if there’s no knowledge in my mind and religion in my heart. There are my other suns in my life. (Iwan Setyawan)
  • Kebahagiaan itu letaknya di hati yang mampu mensyukuri seluruh nikmat yang Allah berikan. Pada jiwa yang senantiasa mendambakan keridhaan Allah, pada pikiran yang senantiasa dalam kebenaran.
  • We shouldn’t look for the perfect one, but the right one.
  • Kalau kamu ingin bahagia, bahagiakanlah orang lain. Jika kamu ingin kaya, bersedekahlah. Jika kamu ingin pintar, mengajarlah (Sudjiwo Tedjo)
  • Janganlah kamu meremehkan kebaikan sekecil apapun, sekalipun itu hanya bermuka manis saat berjumpa saudaramu. (HR. Muslim)
  • Spending time with friends is priceless.
  • Stay hungry, stay foolish. (Steve Jobs)
  • The Myth : If you get into a good college, study hard, and graduate with excellent grades, you will be pretty much set for a successful career. The reality : The biggest thing you won’t learn in college is how to succeed professionally. (M. Ellsberg)
  • Jangan menilai seseorang karena kamu melihat apa yg dia lakukan. Terkadang, kamu hanya melihat apa yg ingin dia perlihatkan.
  • Don’t let yourself have any regrets. If you keep thinking there’s always tomorrow, you’ll suffer for it. Those who say they’ll do it tomorrow are idiots. (Proposal Daisakusen)
  • You can’t always get what you want, but if you try, sometimes you just might find you get what you need. (Mick Jagger)
  • They don’t need to be reminded that you’re great. It’s you, on your own when you­­­ treat people arround you.
  • Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. (a Walk to Remember)
  • Picking up the pieces & starting over, preparing & freeing yourself up for something better in the future. Let’s improve our life management plan!
  • Successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do.
  • Most goals worth achieving require time, planning, effort, and persistence.
  • Happiness comes from the intersection of what you love, what you’re good at, and what the world needs.
  • Temen yang baik & tulus adalah teman yang deketin ketika kamu susah, bukan deketin ketika kamu sukses karena melihat latar belakangmu.
  • Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.(Alan Alda)
  • Hati2 kalau mau nasehatin kebaikan sebelum ngaca diri atau pernah mengalami. Sometimes kita diuji dengan apa yang kita katakan, klo gak konsisten -> malu & si setan pastinya ngerasa girang banget.
  • As we grow up, we don’t lose friends, we just learn who the real ones are.
  • I learned that If I’m happy, let others be happy, too. Just living like this will be enough, everyone knows it, too. I’m not someone who can give others happiness. So, I hope to lead a happy life myself, first. We need to be happy, before we can make others people happy. No matter what path everyone of you chooses in the future. Hope that path would lead to happiness as well. So, Lets live on happily!
  • If you want to know where your heart is, look where you mind goes when it wanders.
  • Everyday may not be good, but there is something good in everyday.
  • You deserve to be with somebody who makes you smile – somebody who doesn’t take you for granted – somebody who won’t hurt you.
  • Sometimes you’ll never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
  • You’re not a bad person. You’re very good person, who had bad things have happened to. Besides, the world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are. (Sirius Black)
  • Beauty is what you feel about yourself not about what you see in the mirror.
  • Mistakes make us human. Failures help us grow. Hope keeps us going. And love is the reason we’re alive. Keep learning, loving, and living.
  • Even holding something light for a while, makes it feel heavy. Everything in life seems to be the same way.
  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. (Martin Luther King Jr.)
  • To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. Allah can do that, Allah has so much love inside – outside.
  • Be so happy, that when others look at you, they become happy too.
  • You can never change the past nor control the future, but you can change the mood of the day by touching someone’s heart with your smile.
  • Life’s too short to think about ourselves.
  • Everything falls apart and the only thing permanent in life is family. (eat, pray, love)
  • We don’t always need advice. Sometimes all we need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand.
  • Manusia itu tidak suka dibanding-bandingkan dengan manusia lain termasuk dibandingkan dengan diri sendiri. Kadang mereka cuma minta dimengerti & didengarkan bukan dinasehati.
  • Silence speaks when words can’t.
  • True beauty lives under the skin.
  • You can love it with your eyes and your body for a little while, but not your heart in the long-term. And that’s why, when you really connect with a person’s inner self, most physical imperfections become irrelevant. #click
  • You were born to be real, not to be perfect. You’re here to be with you, not to be what someone else wants you to be.
  • Pretending to be happy when you’re in pain is just an example of how strong you are as a person.
  • Home is where the heart is.
  • People often forget that kindness is free.
  • Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life. Never get tired of doing little things to others. Sometimes there little thing occupy the biggest part of their heart.
  • Our lovely GOD is always for us & be lead us on the right path. If we follow & trust him, he will ignite our body soul to keep loving him. He’ll never leave us in no matter, trying to fix ourselves in anything that we’re struggling with. He knows that we can’t always get what we want, but if we try, sometimes we just might find get what we need.
  • That is you & will be you (after told to my best friends about my weaknesses)
  • Good relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience, and two people who truly want to be together.
  • Love doesn’t demand to be love back, but it doesn’t mean it exist to be taken for granted.
  • Disappointment = Expectation/Reality
  • Respect people who find time for you in their busy schedule.
  • Your physical appearance is the first impression thing people see, and the first thing that they judge you on. But, we have to remember the best quotes : “don’t judge a book by its cover”.
  • If you are not willing to look stupid, nothing great is ever going to happen to you. (Dr. Gregory House)
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. (Winston Churchill)
  • You can’t connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well worn path. (Steve Jobs)
  • Failures along the road to happiness
  • Kalau kamu sudah menemukan dunia kamu, kamu gak bisa bohongi itu.
  • Verily, in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest (13 : 28)
  • Pegang tanganku, tapi jangan terlalu erat, karena aku ingin seiring dan bukan digiring. (Dee – Filosofi Kopi)
  • Hati tidak memilih. Hati dipilih. Karena hati tidak perlu memilih, ia selalu tahu kemana harus berlabuh (Dee)
  • “Carilah orang yang nggak perlu meminta apa-apa, tapi kamu mau memberikan segala-segalanya. (Dee)
  • Cinta sejati tidak memerlukan penjelasan, karena cinta sejati adalah cinta yang tanpa alasan. Cinta Tidak Pernah Salah. Hanya ada dua kesalahan dalam cinta: Engkau mencintai orang yang salah, atau engkau mencintainya dengan cara yang salah. Semua derita dalam cinta adalah pemberitahuan bahwa engkau harus memperbaiki dirimu, agar engkau pantas bagi seindah-indahnya belahan jiwa. Cinta itu anugerah, bukan musibah.(Mario Teguh)
  • hidup gak sehat ketika lu gak bisa bikin orang tertawa minimal senyum karena lu.
  • Orang yang pemberani bukanlah orang yang selalu menang dalam berkelahi, akan tetapi pemberani adalah orang yang menguasai (menahan) diri ketika marah (Muttafaqun’alaih)
  • Being people smart means having the ability to give feedback easily and do it without giving offense.
  • If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people (Victor Causin).
  • To be old & wise, you must first have to be young & stupid.
  • Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face ( Victor Hugo – Les Misérables)
  • If you dont love it, if you’re not having fun doing it, you dont really love it, you’re going to give up (Steve Jobs)
  • Alangkah baiknya jika jatuh cinta yang benar-benar pake hati itu adalah kepada suami/istri.
  • Jangan pernah menghakimi seseorang sebelum kamu kenal benar orang tersebut, sebelum orang tersebut bisa jujur & percaya denganmu, sebelum kamu mendengar alasan kenapa dia melakukan hal tersebut. Hal ini tidak bisa dilakukan dalam waktu yang singkat & maupun jangka waktu yang lama untuk benar-benar mengenal seseorang.
  • Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. (Steve Jobs)
  • Use emotional intelligence to think, than think by using emotionally.
  • Dunia ini bukan dongeng, ya ini hidup. Hadepin, kamu harus berani. Berani jujur sama diri kamu sendiri. Gak semua dongeng happy ending, bahkan realitas.
  • I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel (Maya Angelou).
  • Minta tolonglah (kepada Allah) dengan sabar & shalat. Sesungguhnya yang demikian itu sungguh berat, kecuali bagi orang-orang yang khusuk (2 : 45)
  • I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. (Albert Einstein)
  • Skill itu bisa dilatih & dipelajari. Tapi karakter & sifat manusia itu tidak gampang berubah karena sudah tertanam sejak kecil.
  • Failure is part of the process, my life will be a function of what I learn from each failure.
  • “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” Plato
  • You can’t change your situation. The only thing that you can change is how you choose to deal with it (Katherine in 50/50 movie)
  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
  • Suffering produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us.
  • Work very hard, be honest & fair, be professional, be low profile, never be a hero, and oh ya one more thing move very fast. (Prof. Dr. Ing. B.J. Habibie)
  • When you want to change things, you can’t please everyone. If you do please everyone, you aren’t making enough progress. (Mark Zuckenberg).
  • Be generous and expert, trustworthy and clear, open-minded and adaptable, persistent and present (Bruce Kasanoff)
  • Created first in the mind and next in the activity (Walt Disney)
  • Thinking like a designer can transform the way you develop products, services, process, and even strategy (Tim Brown, CEO  of IDEO)
  • Gimana bisa ngurusin keluarga, puluhan, ribuan bahkan jutaan orang? Kalau ngadepin 1-2-3-dst manusia masih mentingin ego sendiri dan juga belum bisa ngurusin diri sendiri.
  • See a picture of where you want to go and what you want to do in the world, and then work backward (jack Dorsey)
  • Mistakes are proof that you are trying
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart (Helen Keller)
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. (Walt Disney)
  • Kalau ingin dicintai, cintailah orang lain dan jadilah orang yang dapat dicintai.
  • To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life (The Secrets Life of Walter Mitty).
  • Beautiful things, sometimes don’t ask for attention. (Sean O’Connell – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)
  • Hatiku milik Allah. Jadi, jika suatu hari aku jatuh cinta itu artinya anugerah dari Yang Maha Kuasa.
  • Live my life with mind, heart, & soul.
  • The attitude determines everything
  • Always put yourself in other’s shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.
  • “You know, we don’t grow most of the food we eat. We wear clothes other people make. We speak a language that other people developed. We use a mathematics that other people evolved… I mean, we’re constantly taking things. It’s a wonderful, ecstatic feeling to create something that puts it back in the pool of human experience and knowledge. (Steve Jobs)”
  • Lakukanlah dengan niatan yang baik, karena hal baik itu datangnya dari hati. Sejarah mencatat, hati yang baik senantiasa membawa kedamaian dan keberkahan. Tak perlu orang lain tahu, cukup buktikan lalu Tuhan saja yang mencatat dan yang akan membalasnya.
  • Cinta memang harus diungkapkan karena tidak pernah ada cinta yang disembunyikan, kecuali oleh seseorang yang terlalu mencintai dirinya dia sendiri (5cm).
  • Staying in college seems like a non-risky path. But, getting nothing done for most productive years at campus is actually pretty risky.
  • Sharing emotions builds deeper relationships. To really care about others, we have to understand them, what they like & dislike, what they feel as well as think. Emotions drives women & men that influences in every making decision.
  • It is so true that a picture is worth of thousand words.
  • Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind (Emily P. Bissell).
  • The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why (Mark Twain).
  • “Rennnnn, gak perlu yang pinter banget kok yang ke sana, percayalah!” (Edwin Lunando)
  • I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself. (Elon Musk)
  • Don’t tell people what to do, tell them what you need accomplished, and you’ll be amazed at the results (George Patton).
  • I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. (Confucius)
  • To begin, begin. (William Wordsworth)
  • Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it (Charles Swindle).

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