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The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
Pope John Paul II
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.
The human condition is not perfect. We are not perfect specimens, any of us. We're not robots.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that.
The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
You have a lot of ups and downs in coaching, especially, but I can't remember any bad times at this point. I mean, they're all good. A lot of tears when you lose, a lot of down times, but I can't remember any of them. They're all positive now. Even the bad times were good.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
The last suit that you wear, you don't need any pockets.
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
George Washington Carver
Any time scientists disagree, it's because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I'm right, or you're right, or we're both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
You know, I don't think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn't wish for that, but it happened.
The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
We know that we are often judged by the company we keep. We know how influential classmates, friends, and other peer groups can be. If any of our companions are prone to be unrighteous in their living, we are better off seeking new associations immediately.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
I think with any sort of rejection, you're angry that you weren't enough for that person.
It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by its presumption.
My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
I've been lucky enough - well, maybe unlucky enough - to have had a lot of friends who have had their ups and downs. And for an actor, that's good. Life experience in any regard is good. So I've seen a lot and I've had my own experiences.
It's like, you can't have any fun, and if you do have fun, if you do your own thing, you're considered crazy and should be in a mental institution. Now, that's what I find creepy. I'm eccentric. I am not messed up.
Everybody wants to be a Bond villain. That is the coolest. To be able to portray a Bond villain, that is the feather in any actor's cap.
Shopping at any level is a bit of therapy for my medulla oblongata.
C. S. Lewis
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All grand thoughts come from the heart.
Luc de Clapiers
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