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The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
Look before you leap for as you sow, ye are like to reap.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Back in 2008, candidate Obama called a $10 trillion national debt 'unpatriotic' - serious talk from what looked to be a serious reformer. Yet by his own decisions, President Obama has added more debt than any other president before him, and more than all the troubled governments of Europe combined. One president, one term, $5 trillion in new debt.
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem.Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
As surely as I am the living God, everyone will kneel before me, and everyone will confess that I am God.
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
A. A. Milne
Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.
We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.
The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing before everyone.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, 'Shake well before using.' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.
Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.
Ellen G. White
Before beginning, plan carefully.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It would be nice to redefine ourselves - at the moment we are drowning in diversity. That's not a bad thing, its just going to take a while before we refocus.
A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
George Edward Moore
Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.
I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.
What are people going to do? Fire me? I've been fired before. Not book me? I've been out of work before. I don't care.
Before we can talk about a championship, we have to practice like a championship team.
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