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There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
One of my goals upon becoming Secretary of State was to take diplomacy out of capitals, out of government offices, into the media, into the streets of countries.
There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.
In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.
Barbara de Angelis
Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.
Life is a lively process of becoming.
Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
It's very easy for me to say what success is. I think success is connecting with an audience who understands you and having a dialogue with them. I think success is continuing to push yourself forward creatively and not sort of becoming a caricature of yourself.
Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed.
I see no way out of the problems that organized religion and tribalism create other than humans just becoming more honest and fully aware of themselves.
E. O. Wilson
But once the ants and termites jumped the high barrier that prevents the vast variety of evolving animal groups from becoming fully social, they dominated the world.
E. O. Wilson
Maybe it's like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.
Warren G. Bennis
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.
It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice.
You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.
Life, is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.
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