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Let's face it - think of Africa, and the first images that come to mind are of war, poverty, famine and flies. How many of us really know anything at all about the truly great ancient African civilizations, which in their day, were just as splendid and glorious as any on the face of the earth?
Henry Louis Gates
All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted.
Saint Teresa of Avila
People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.
All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.
Typically I go in the studio and whatever I'm contemplating that day will wind up being a song. I don't come in with lyrics... I just go in and let it happen.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.
You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda. And I think what the Republican Party has to do, if it's going to incorporate the tea party efforts in it, is to come up with an agenda that the American people can see, touch, and actually believe in, and something they believe in.
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
By indignities men come to dignities.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country, make sure al-Qaeda didn't come back, and make sure the Taliban wasn't resurging. It didn't work out.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.
Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.
I always knew I had a voice and I've always known I could sing, but I was too shy to let it come out. I think it's the hardest thing to do, to sing in front of people. When I finally let go and did it, I realized it's what I'm most talented at and what I love to do the most.
I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.
William Tecumseh Sherman
I am getting so far out one day I won't come back at all.
William S. Burroughs
When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to.
There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come.
The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it.
It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.
Then I realized that secrecy is actually to the detriment of my own peace of mind and self, and that I could still sustain my belief in privacy and be authentic and transparent at the same time. It was a pretty revelatory moment, and there's been a liberating force that's come from it.
The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.
B. R. Ambedkar
I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans.
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