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Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.
Charlotte Davis Kasl
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another.
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
George Bernard Shaw
We work to become, not to acquire.
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
When you become senile, you won't know it.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
Don't ever become a pessimist... a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
Robert A. Heinlein
We didn't become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.
How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.
James A. Baldwin
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