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Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I could have possibly beaten Senator McCain in the primary. Then I could have been the candidate who lost to Barack Obama.
You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.
I have died many times. I have actually beaten Jesus Christ because he only died once.
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten,' he does not say 'My men were beaten.'
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
Ulysses S. Grant
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog.
I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege; it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived.
I would rather have been beaten up in the media than live a life that wasn't happy.
Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder.
A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
There are two types of people in the world: people who are passionate about things, and people who've had their passion punched, beaten, or whatever out of them.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
I grew up in a family that was multifaceted, sexually oriented, and pretty much open to everything. And because I was working, my friends were all adults. I had a tough time going to different schools because people knew me from films and I was the fat child who got beaten up every day.
The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head... The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.
I wanted to be able to talk with people who have trade jobs and make records with them. I want to do more records with carpenters, electricians, people who specialize in even more bizarre trades that are off the beaten path.
I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.
Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
Instead of putting someone in prison for being a hooligan, give him a choice. He may have beaten someone up and he's got eight years, but tell him you can do eight years inside or spend five years in the Army. Put him in the Parachute Regiment, they'd soon sort him out.
I don't have high expectations anymore. Maybe they've just been beaten out of me.
I was happy, I wasn't beaten, and I lacked nothing. But it wasn't what people expect - it was very much sort of pinching and scraping. I don't know how my mother did it.
Kristin Scott Thomas
I've had a hip replacement, I've beaten cancer, I had my hand operation, and I stopped drinking. Something inside of me just went, 'I'm done.'
Eddie Van Halen
It's important to have people who will say to you that you're really off the beaten track.
I think if you believe in past lives, I must have been an extremely deprived being. I must have been mistreated, beaten, and forced into indentured servitude because this life has just been phenomenal.
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