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There is always a certain leap of faith that editors have made with their nonfiction writers. If the trust is broken, things can get very embarrassing for the writers and the publisher.
A. Scott Berg
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
God is not looking for repayment, but repentance. What heals a broken relationship is sincere love and contrition.
In piano, if you try to force hitting this key and that key, it's very broken. It's not pretty. When you're in archery, you can't try to force it step-by-step-by-step. Then the shot doesn't flow and it's not a good shot. If you just let the performance flow, it's really beautiful.
Burger King's business model was broken. But it was like sex in the '50s. Everyone knew it, but no one would talk about it.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
I've had my heart broken and then gone out and done dumb things.
In Canada, we're happy to provide a safe haven for next-door neighbors in the middle of a marital dispute. And if anyone trips while crossing the border, we're happy to set their broken bones for free.
Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that's broken.
It changes you a little bit every time you either break someone's heart or get your heart broken.
I've had broken bones and cuts and dashes and tears from movies, but when I was five, my mom put the biscuits up high so we wouldn't be helping ourselves. So, one day I asked to stand up on a chair to get a biscuit, and it fell, and the corner of the chair went right into the side of my eye, and it made a big hole in there.
I've had my heart broken, and it's the hardest thing. Everyone says, 'Give it time, you'll feel better in the morning.' But you don't. You feel like it's never, ever going to heal - especially during the first few weeks.
Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg until it is broken.
M. F. K. Fisher
I had a nervous breakdown at 17 when my first love left me, and he was a typical bad boy, albeit a charismatic one, with a string of broken hearts trailing behind him.
I've never had my heart broken. It's a very sad state of affairs. I think everybody should have their heart broken. I don't think it says anything good about me at all.
I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross.
I was not very strong growing up, and my uncle used to look at me, like, 'This kid is not growing up, he is growing tall but he can be broken like a banana.' The banana in Congo is called 'Dikembe.' So my uncle start calling me, 'Dikembe, Dikembe, look at you Dikembe, you cannot even stand up.' It took a long time for me to walk.
I really loved animals when I was little - my friend and I had an imaginary vet's office; we would mime doing surgery on animals. We treated more injuries than illnesses - fixing with a baby bear with a broken leg, removing a tumor. Of course, our surgeries would take about five seconds; that's how good we were.
I'm mourning with the rest of the world for the talented, gorgeous, funny, intelligent John Forsythe but my heart is broken for the loss of my dear, dear friend and neighbor. I will miss him terribly.
Guys don't adapt as well as women do to getting their heart broken for the first time. It's tragic.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.
Jerry B. Jenkins
For the longest time, you just sound like a broken record, but you have to be consistent when teaching kids.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
H. G. Wells
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Things do not change; we change.
Henry David Thoreau
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