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We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope.
Pope John XXIII
What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
You know, God will give favor to anyone who will believe Him. Every day you should confess that you have favor everywhere you go. God will begin to open doors that you wouldn't believe.
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
I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
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.
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.
One of the humbling things about having written more than one novel is the sense that every time you begin, that new empty page does not know who you are.
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.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
Walter Savage Landor
So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
Write as if you were dying. At the same time, assume you write for an audience consisting solely of terminal patients. That is, after all, the case. What would you begin writing if you knew you would die soon? What could you say to a dying person that would not enrage by its triviality?
Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
I'm good at thinking outside the box, so much that you realise it's not a box to begin with.
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.
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren't created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
You can't end negotiations unless you begin them. And you can't begin them if you continually negotiate about the terms to begin negotiations.
Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race.
James Earl Jones
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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