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If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoir
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Barbara de Angelis
You don't walk away if you love someone. You help the person.
Normal is not something to aspire to, it's something to get away from.
A first-generation fortune is the most likely to be given away, but once a fortune is inherited it's less likely that a very high percentage will go back to society.
Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.
William Butler Yeats
What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Henry Ward Beecher
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
Henry Ward Beecher
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away.
How strange to use 'You only live once' as an excuse to throw it away.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to talking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.
But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.
I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I've gone and come back, I'll find it at home.
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away.
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
Michael J. Fox
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
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