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My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, but the existence of life and how this breathtakingly powerful process, which is natural selection, has managed to take the very simple facts of physics and chemistry and build them up to redwood trees and humans.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
Don't quit. Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can't see it. Listen to your drum and your drum only. It's the one that makes the sweetest sound.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring... 'How to Build a Boat.'
You can't build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you're going to have a strong superstructure.
Gordon B. Hinckley
You learn from things that don't go well, and you try to capitalize when they do. You build on those strengths and try to make your weaknesses stronger.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.
Jorge Luis Borges
As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I go to the gym every day. That tends to taper off when I'm at a tournament. During tournaments, I'm not trying to build fitness. I'm simply trying to keep away any kind of tension. I go for long walks to clear my head.
In martial arts, every time you graduate, move to another level, you don't forget everything you've done. You build on it, but it's always there.
The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build.
As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.
If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help... Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.
We must weed out corruption and build a strong system of justice that the people can trust.
In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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