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Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.
James Russell Lowell
Think before you act and act on what you believe.
You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly.
He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.
Even before I knew I was gay, I knew I didn't want to have a child. I knew I didn't want to have one. I never want to have to release it from me. Listen, I love babies. I love children. And I melt when I'm around them. I also love my freedom and I love that I can sleep at night.
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
I'll die before I'm 25, and when I do I'll have lived the way I wanted to.
You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible.
Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer.
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before.
Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
Charles Caleb Colton
You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.
Managers today have to do more with less, and get better results from limited resources, more than ever before.
Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before.
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
My cousin cleaned out a shotgun for me and let me carry it around the house, because he said, 'Anybody who knows anything about guns is going to know in a second if someone has held a gun before.' I didn't want to be that person. I wanted to be practiced.
The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it.
Arnold H. Glasow
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didn't see before. Other points of view. I see outside myself more.
I have never experienced anything like walking out onto the stage of an oversold venue and, before the first note is struck, realizing that there is not going to be enough oxygen for all of us.
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.
Organizating is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up.
A. A. Milne
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