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You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to.
Robert H. Schuller
I've been doing comedy longer than I haven't been doing comedy, as I was performing for three years before I even got on 'The Tonight Show.' There's truly nothing like it; it's intense and exhilarating, even though it looks so casual.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
I paint; I draw and paint - I've been doing that since I was in third grade, drawing realistically and then changing to abstract art. That was my first creative thing before guitar or comedy.
I live on the West Coast of the United States, and yet the air that I breathe is sometimes the same air that was being breathed in China the day before.
On a spiritual level, it's as though with my sighted eye I see what's before me, and with my unsighted eye I see what's hidden. It's illuminated life more than darkened it.
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.
A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
I started selling out comedy clubs before I got to town with no advertising. I was selling out theaters just on the rumor that I was going to be there.
Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows.
I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.
Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer.
Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event, nor what end waits for him.
The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
In solitude we become aware that we were together before we came together and that life is not a creation of our will but rather an obedient response to the reality of our being united.
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.
Oh, 1994, April 27. There won't be a day like that ever again. I mean, the sky was blue, with a blueness that had never been there before.
President Obama seems completely unaware of how many of the policies he is trying to impose have been tried before, in many times and places around the world, and have failed time and again.
I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to the Supreme Court, and look at the whole range of issues before making a decision.
I lived to be on stage, and I'm terrified. Terrified before every show.
Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
Of all the American educational system's problems, none is more severe than the academic year beginning before Labor Day.
P. J. O'Rourke
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
E. M. Forster
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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