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The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Pope John Paul II
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
I am essentially a hack, a commercial person. If I had a hobby, I would immediately make money on it or abandon it.
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone de Beauvoir
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?
Arthur C. Clarke
I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.
George W. Bush
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much.
John Kenneth Galbraith
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.
If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual. I did not deliberately abandon my fans, nor did I deliberately abandon any responsibilities.
Some song ideas absolutely require a kind of rigid discipline, and others require absolute chaotic abandon. The form is only valid if you know how to un-form it. I don't mean to sound like an intellectual here!
In the past there were people who were not rich but contented with their living style, laughing and happy all day. But when the new rich people appear, people look at them and ask, 'why don't I have a life like that too, a beautiful house, car and garden,' and they abandon their values.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Under this president, we have a government that has grown too big, too costly and now even more overbearing by forcing religious entities to abandon their beliefs.
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