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Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.
David Herbert Lawrence
Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.
A lot of people give up just before they're about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.
A working woman could save a few shillings a week, and then every five weeks she'd come in and we'd cut her hair. She could shampoo it under the shower, swing it and dry it off or just let it dry by itself. It changed the lives of many young girls who'd never had the opportunity to be styled like that before.
Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
William Arthur Ward
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.
You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to.
Robert H. Schuller
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Otto von Bismarck
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic - you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner.
The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Jean Nathan
I know my flaws before other people point them out to me.
To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it?
If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.
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