191 Quotes & Sayings By Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is a graduate of the University of Nairobi, where he studied medical science. He has worked as a physician in health facilities in Kenya and the UK. He has also worked as a consultant in several other countries Read more

His short stories, essays, and poems have appeared in various publications throughout the world. Innocent lives in the UK.

When you know your role in life, living makes sense...
When you know your role in life, living makes sense because of clarity, and the loads become enjoyable to carry. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Moving islands in the ocean of sky. Beautiful white curtains...
Moving islands in the ocean of sky. Beautiful white curtains in the sky, Veiling and unveiling portions, as time passes by. I watch clouds, when my mind feels clouded. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
If all work and no play makes you dull, Then...
If all work and no play makes you dull, Then you're on the wrong job. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
The future starts within a second from now. The past...
The future starts within a second from now. The past was, within a second ago. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
There are many things that you can avoid by just...
There are many things that you can avoid by just knowing something. Knowledge of self is the most notable knowledge I pursue. By knowing myself, I avoided dead dreams and a meaningless life. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
A life without a vision is like a kite let loose; it is directed by the forces that be, never giving even the slightest of resistance to life's pressures, eventually ending up far away from home (that comfortable place). Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
When you choose to act on your problems, you cease to be a victim of circumstance and become a force of change; that's when you transition to not only being a survivor, but to being a leader or hero too, and an inspiration to those still in the victim's mindset. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Change is a friend to a life with a vision,...
Change is a friend to a life with a vision, but an enemy to an aimless person. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I outwitted those that deliberately suppressed me not by retaliating, but by minding my own business, continuing the self-discovery journey and reinventing myself. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Look into my eyes and You'll see my mind. A tranquil city, That rebuilt itself and left the past behind. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Pain strengthens and failure teaches us the proper way to do things. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I wonder what will happen when you actually enjoy the pains that life gives us sometimes. You'll be above them. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Personally, I think it is better for me to love myself and enjoy being me, than to please someone else by pretending to be someone I'm not. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
You shouldn't expect anyone to give you a vision. A vision is not given, it's created, by you. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
We are who we are, but we know who we are through our response to the changing world. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Some say they love you, but some actually "do" the loving. These are the ones that truly love you, because love is seen in actions. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
It's okay for someone to tell me who they think I am, but it's not okay when they try to impose that idea on me. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Judging a person's maturity by the number of years they've lived is misleading. This is because people mature at different rates. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Introspect.You know yourself more each day, Yet, you find out how little you know yourself too. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I've been through a lot, but I stayed true to who I am. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
It is not the time that a person has lived that determines maturity, but what he does during that time. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Money doesn't change you, it reveals you. Money is just an enabler, whatever a person chooses to do with it is a reflection of their character. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Hearts everywhere bear scars of one form of hurt or the other, and it is necessary to keep this in mind when trying to understand why a person is the way he or she is. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
A single word spoken at an appropriate time can make someone feel loved, comforted or happier. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
One of the most valuable gifts that a person can give (or receive) is a productive mentality. It is with a productive mentality that people change their lives for the better, in ways profound. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
To achieve something, action is needed; but thoughtful and calculated action is better. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Thoughts can be such slippery things sometimes, Very hard to handle. But to a well-trained mind, They are easy to bind Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Thoughts have the power, To change how you perceive the world around you, To inflict worry, or make peace abound too. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
When you read a book and its words agree with what you think, your view of the world or your feelings at the time, you discover that there are people out there that think like you. That takes away a feeling of loneliness. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
By worrying about what will happen next year or the year after, you are using up today's time to do so. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
A peaceful mind is a powerful mind... Set your mind at ease and take charge of yourself. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Let your hair loose, and enjoy the breeze. Go out into the woods and sit under trees, Do whatever it takes and set your mind at ease. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
In calmness of mind is greatness. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
In calmness of mind is greatness Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
It is what you do about the fear you feel that sets you apart, to be a coward or a courageous person. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Fear of failure is deceptive. Don't do it, you'll fail, it says. Courage is inceptive. It's where success starts. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Action gives a decision power and finality. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Take one more step because it might be the last one needed. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Avoiding things that you deem unattainable on first sight will limit you. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
We need work as much as we need rest; the two complement each other, one drawing power and enjoyability from the other. Rest is sweet after work, and work enjoyable after a good rest. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Education, possessions, or people cannot replace passion, but they are given meaning by your passion in life. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
The days seem short, and time seems too little to do what you love. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Why do you wake up in the morning? Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
There are billions of people in the world, and each one of them has their own view of reality. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
People don't act the way they do because of me. They just act out their own projection of reality, and so do I. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
The real world is oftentimes different from what you expect it to be, what you think it to be, and what people might say it to be. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Your action plan is what you use to turn your dream into reality. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I'm strong beyond appearances reveal, But I'm human, and have weak moments still. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
It is us who change. We grow stronger, and the problems appear less imposing. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Running away, avoiding life's battles or giving up robs you of the opportunity to grow and be stronger. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I believe that if you can't agree with how they think, then it's better to learn from their difference. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Nobody alive today can tell me how much I am worth. I change that everyday. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I do not wish for anyone's downfall. The world needs successful people. I just think of ways to add more value to myself, and wish that my adversaries would do the same. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
My worth changes with every choice I make and every action I take. I can choose myself to uselessness or to being valuable. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Laziness is when you accede to the misconception that work is unnecessary. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
There is an equation that I like to use when looking at my life's progress: Current Worth - Past Worth = Progress or Regression Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
What constitutes worth? In short, I would say the valuable attributes you have in relation to how you can productively use them... All attributes have value, but they have worth if they are used productively. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
If you have attributes that you could use less productively last year than you can this year (meaning you are more productive), then you have made progress. The opposite equates to regression. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Is it not a sign of immaturity to wish for someone's downfall? To wish that he or she fails at whatever productive endeavours they are aiming at? Wishing to be the only one succeeding, while everyone else fails? It's a world where we are all dependent on one another, one way or the other; and trade is happening at a much more sophisticated level than ever before. It is to our collective benefit for people to succeed. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
What is their real problem? Is it the fear or is it what they do after feeling it? Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
A responsible person accepts the results of his choices, attributing blame or praise to himself; that is what makes you happy with the way you turned out. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Of course, competition against others is there, but it should serve to challenge you. To show you how well other people are competing against themselves. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
By taking control of the present, you are choosing to alter the past you are making for yourself, and your future too. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
People usually gossip about people they don't quite understand, are jealous of, or have other negative feelings for. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Accept loyalty gratefully, and accept betrayal with a smile, knowing that it teaches you life lessons. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
True happiness involves the freedom to be yourself. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Who can claim to know you more than you know yourself? You have been with yourself all your life, after all. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Some people like to spend their time watching and studying how other people spend their own time. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Just being yourself is the easiest thing you can do. It doesn't take much effort. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Accept changes in others, as much as you would want them to accept changes in you. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Asking why you should retaliate often solves the problem better than retaliation itself. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Trust is hard to gain, but it is even harder to regain once lost. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
If you can't find a good enough reason to do something, then why do it? Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Silence, when correctly timed, can speak multitudes of words to a person, without any extra effort on your part. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
People talk and people listen, but very few care enough to help. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Don't turn a blind eye to those that empathize; that care when no one else does, because it could lead to a very satisfying and meaningful relationship, with profound levels of loyalty. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Be a control freak and people will avoid you. Live and let live, and people will get closer to you and do the same for you. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
People might talk, but minding them will not solve your problems. Thinking and then doing solves problems. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Nonetheless, I know where I'm coming from, I've got an idea on where I'm going, And with the way things are going, I'm just glad to be me. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
A gift freely given, I did not ask to be in this state: living. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
They say live it how you want to Or else someone else will. This is my life, and I will Live it. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Some are interested in the mysterious, but lose interest once they think they know you. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Lack teaches you the importance of what you are lacking. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
We all have skeletons in our closets, but if you see someone who still loves you despite knowing about them, then that person is a true friend. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I think that by fearing death, you are actually fearing life because it is a part of life. People are born and people die. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
If you look at it, life is like one big series of lessons, that starts the moment we are born. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
As soon as you start wanting something, then your eyes can see; your mind will be open to identify all the possible ways of obtaining it. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Goals are set in life to enable concentrated and directed effort to be employed toward a desired end. Without goals, it will be easy to derail, and it will also be hard to track progress. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
I remember all of it, not because I meditate on it. No. I remember it because with each step I make toward my goals, I am reminded of how they said I couldn't do it. The more I achieve, the more they are proved wrong, in my mind. It's like motivation. Attacks on your dreams are never forgotten because they become your fuel. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
... if you keep an open mind, life will show you a way out of your problems. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Your opposition is the most powerful tool you can use to rise up. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Words are more forgettable, but the emotional effects they have on the person hearing them stay engraved in his or her memory. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Not knowing what to do with your life is a painful thing. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
It is the attention we give to bad situations that stops us from getting out of them. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
By not making your own choices, you give up power to change your life. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Power given up is power given away. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
The only thing worse than not getting there is not starting the journey because you are still thinking about how to start it. Just start. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
In life, most decisions are a case of let go to get. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Nothing is finished unless it is started. So just start where you are. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
The only excuse for not improving yourself is not taking the time and effort to. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe