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If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.
Henry David Thoreau
Purchasing the Bobcats is the culmination of my post-playing career goal of becoming the majority owner of an NBA franchise.
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
It is a hard thing to let go of mistakes we've made and sins. God wants us to do that because He knows the guilt and the condemnation will keep us from becoming who He has created us to be.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
I thought I would try to be gay for a while, but I'm just more sexually attracted to women. But I'm really glad that I found a few gay friends, because it totally saved me from becoming a monk or something.
My big break was becoming the spokesperson for Texas Instruments. Casting directors really started giving me a chance to read for projects.
A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
Henry Ward Beecher
Success is always dangerous, and we need to be alert and avoid becoming the victims of our own success. Will we influence the world for Christ, or will the world influence us?
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.
There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.
Marriage can be a magnificent lesson in becoming our best selves; that is true.
Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings.
Portland is quickly becoming one of those lovely, lush Third World countries where kinda-rich people retire with their money.
There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.
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.
We've all heard stories of lottery winners, rock stars, heirs and heiresses, and professional athletes becoming millionaire morons who wake up rich but are broke by nightfall.
The fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything.
The America we all know has been a story of the many becoming one, uniting to preserve liberty, uniting to build the greatest economy in the world, uniting to save the world from unspeakable darkness.
I think for a woman, the hardest thing about growing old is becoming invisible. There's something very front and center about being young.
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.
We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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