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Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
Brands are faced with the daily challenge of massively scaling their outreach in order to build personal relationships. While this may seem like a contradiction in terms, it becomes much more possible when brands shift from push to pull dynamics in their marketing.
Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.
Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience... from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
It's evolve or die, really, you have to evolve, you have to move on otherwise it just becomes stagnant.
As you grow older, your whole life becomes very rich, multifaceted.
Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.
Through shallow intellect, the mind becomes shallow, and one eats the fly, along with the sweets.
There are times in history where a particular doctrine becomes a symbol of a greater problem.
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
You have to like the present; if not your life becomes secondhand, if you think it was better before. Or that it will be better in the future.
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Roy L. Smith
As everything becomes digitized, there's the idea that things that can't be digitized become more valuable.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think.
If you are part of a religion that very strongly insists that you believe then to decide not to do that is quite a big hurdle to jump over. You never forget the thought process you went through. It becomes part of your whole intellectual picture.
Once music ceases to be ephemeral - always disappearing - and becomes instead material... it leaves the condition of traditional music and enters the condition of painting. It becomes a painting, existing as material in space, not immaterial in time.
Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful.
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
Beyond a certain point, the whole universe becomes a continuous process of initiation.
Robert Anton Wilson
Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation. The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes to gain a sense of the whole.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.
J. Edgar Hoover
The deeper I get into my life as a musician, I'm discovering that it becomes less and less about other people, and more about what I want to do. And that's a good place to be.
The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar and demand a new one in its place.
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.
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