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When you stop comparing what is right here and now with what you wish were, you can begin to enjoy what is.
I think it is important to begin with a statement in your speech that grabs the attention of the audience. I try to make my opening line 15 words or less.
Charles R. Swindoll
Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success.
Begin challenging your assumptions. Your assumptions are the windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile or the light won't come in.
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.
Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Pope Paul VI
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.
If we can take young people who excel at the highest levels, put them on the same kind of pedestal as the all-state basketball player and the all-state football player, and begin to get the same kind of recognition, it will have a profound effect, and we are finding that it does.
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
You will never win if you never begin.
The only joy in the world is to begin.
Begin with another's to end with your own.
Yet what you need is not marches, demonstrations, rallies or wide associations, all of them are important. What you need is direct action. The sooner people understand that, the sooner we'll begin to change things.
It's very attractive to people to be a victim. Instead of having to think out the whole situation, about history and your group and what you are doing... if you begin from the point of view of being a victim, you've got it half-made. I mean intellectually.
V. S. Naipaul
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
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.
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
Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Our visions begin with our desires.
I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.
Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in.
Emile M. Cioran
I am amazed at radio DJ's today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with.
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.
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 lot of people can't remember things because they weren't actually there to begin with - they don't take it all in.
Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
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