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There are things they tell us that sound good to hear, but when they have accomplished their purpose they will go home and will not try to fulfill our agreements with them.
I had a friend who worked at a hospice, and he said people in their final moments don't discuss their successes, awards or what books they wrote or what they accomplished. They only talk about their loves and their regrets, and I think that's very telling.
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
To be Biblically balanced is to let our theology and preaching be proportioned by the Bible's radically disproportionate focus on God's saving love for sinners seen and accomplished in the crucified and risen Christ.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished.
Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle.
John B. Hood
When you think of what Americans accomplished, building these amazing cities and all the good it's done in the world, it's kind of disheartening to hear so much hatred of America, not just from abroad, but internally.
I've accomplished enough with the music that I haven't had to go out there and do other things to over-saturate.
Even if the doctor does not give you a year, even if he hesitates about a month, make one brave push and see what can be accomplished in a week.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We can approach God's throne with boldness because we are confident in the power of what Jesus accomplished for us at the cross.
Events that are predestined require but little management. They manage themselves. They slip into place while we sleep, and suddenly we are aware that the thing we fear to attempt, is already accomplished.
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
I don't sort of sit in a chair and pompously feel proud of myself about all the things we might have accomplished.
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!
Bryant H. McGill
The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful.
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance.
Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told.
D. H. Lawrence
For the last five years, we have been presented with the idea that Barack Obama is superhuman. Barack Obama is unlike any of us or anyone else. And he isn't. In fact, he's much less achieved and much less accomplished than most who have gotten half as far as he has, and I think maybe what we saw was the best.
I could never say I'm going to do bigger and better things because that would negate what I've already accomplished, and I don't want to do that.
The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.
John F. Kennedy
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