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Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us.
There's a higher form of happiness in commitment. I'm counting on it.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
When I love, I do it without counting. I give myself entirely. And each time, it is the grand love of my life.
People are goofy about the movie business, so you end up counting on friends you knew before you were successful. It is harder to make new friends because you are a little more cautious.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
When there's so much left to do, why spend your time focusing on things you've already done, counting trophies or telling stories about the good old days?
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.
Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles.
Once you have to start counting calories, it takes away from the joy of eating.
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
Every day I wake up and I lay in bed counting my blessings and saying my prayers for how fortunate I am to have great fans and health and family.
Peter is an old friend. I'm heartbroken, but he's also a tough guy. I'm counting on him getting through this very difficult passage.
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.
The thing that motivates me is a very common form of motivation. And that is, with other folks counting on me, it's so easy to be motivated.
Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need parents who say what they mean, mean what they say, and do what they say they are going to do.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
I think when you're just counting on your voice, you actually need double the energy. I find myself acting out the scenes and being very physical while I'm recording because I think you can tell when someone is just sitting on a stool.
I'm not counting any chickens.
Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
For me, riding a two-wheeler bike was very risky. Counting the pedal strokes before turning a corner and learning to hear the sounds coming from buildings, grass and the climbing frame made all the difference to basic survival and ensured that I didn't end up head-first in the sandpit.
All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance.
I am in love with Counting Crows. It is so manly and American.
President Obama is casting his lot in the middle of a debate as old as America itself: Are we rugged individualists pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps? Or are we a nation of community, all connected and counting on one another?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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