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I don't think that strategically it is smart to begin cutting your options when the other side does not move at all.
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
A beautiful homily, a genuine sermon, must begin with the first proclamation, with the proclamation of salvation. There is nothing more solid, deep and sure than this proclamation.
Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.
Richard M. Nixon
When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
Given the daunting challenges that we face, it's important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one.
Forty is when you actually begin even deserving to be on stage telling people what you think.
This is like one thing that I've tried to do, and I think successfully, that when you realize that nothing really belongs to you, you begin to appreciate having an understanding of just where your head is at, and you feel so much better.
The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head.
When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better.
A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little 'personal characteristics.'
People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards.
I think that men know how to romance a woman and most do it well, at least for a time, otherwise women wouldn't marry them. The problem is that most of them begin to rest on their laurels.
Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death.
You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
Valued companionships begin with a personal commitment to be an exemplary companion.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
You will never win if you never begin.
As kids, we spontaneously sing and dance and tell stories, and along the way, someone comes and says, 'No. You shouldn't be doing that.' And we slowly begin to unlearn our passions. I think you have to hold on to those things.
J. Michael Straczynski
I can't even begin to visualize myself as a five-star general... When I think of the people who are five-star generals, I can't even see myself standing in their shadow.
They still have some money, and they have needs to supply. They must begin immediately to pool their earnings and organize industries to participate in supplying social and economic demands.
Carter G. Woodson
The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it's compounding a felony.
Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
John F. Kennedy
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