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Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
When I was fourteen and first started going out, I always wanted to be the opposite of everyone else. So I would go to the club in a polo T-shirt and pants and sneakers and a hat on backward, just so I would not be dressed like other girls.
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
H. L. Mencken
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together.
At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.
There's one secret to hitting hard, and that is to completely dedicate your body. That's the difference between a man going forward and a man going backward, no matter how big he is.
Like all of Latin America, Mexico after independence in 1821 turned its back on a triple heritage: on the Spanish heritage, because we were newly liberated colonies, and on our Indian and black heritages, because we considered them backward and barbaric. We looked towards France, England and the U.S., to become progressive democratic republics.
The real enemies of our life are the 'oughts' and the 'ifs.' They pull us backward into the unalterable past and forward into the unpredictable future. But real life takes place in the here and now.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
I can't deal with someone wanting to take a relationship backward or needing space or cheating on you. It's a conscious thing; it's a common-sense thing.
You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
Revolutions go not backward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward - or go back. He who now talks about the 'freedom of the press' goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else... begin to march us steadily backward.
The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.
A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
Emily Greene Balch
I'm treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time.
If I see an ending, I can work backward.
The reason why Apple computers have worked so well over time is that, unlike Microsoft, they don't bend over backward to be compatible with every piece of hardware or software in the digital universe. To code or create for Apple, you follow Apple's rules. If you're even allowed to.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
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