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Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Dwight L. Moody
No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I tell my students, it's not difficult to identify with somebody like yourself, somebody next door who looks like you. What's more difficult is to identify with someone you don't see, who's very far away, who's a different color, who eats a different kind of food. When you begin to do that then literature is really performing its wonders.
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
You know, it's not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and effectively enough, you begin to do to yourself.
James A. Baldwin
All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.
W. H. Auden
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
I begin to feel like most Americans don't understand the First Amendment, don't understand the idea of freedom of speech, and don't understand that it's the responsibility of the citizen to speak out.
Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
Henry Van Dyke
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.
October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.
There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.
Alexis de Tocqueville
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
R. D. Laing
After people have repeated a phrase a great number of times, they begin to realize it has meaning and may even be true.
H. G. Wells
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
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.
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
Rainer Maria Rilke
To begin, begin.
To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
I've given it my all. I've done my best. Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.
Richard M. Daley
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