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Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.
Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don't support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.
See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil... I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life.
A lot of life is dealing with your curse, dealing with the cards you were given that aren't so nice. Does it make you into a monster, or can you temper it in some way, or accept it and go in some other direction?
The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
J. K. Rowling
I was blessed with a gift. It's a gift and a curse. It never ends.
Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you.
True basketball coaches are great teachers and you do not humiliate, you do not physically go after, you do not push or shove, you do not berate, if you are a true coach. If you humiliate or curse them, that won't do it. Coaches like that are not coaches.
I always imagined that having a baby is something that I'm going to keep in a private place, but maybe my curse is that all I'm going to want to do is tell everybody about what my birth process was like and what my children's nightmares are.
Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
P. G. Wodehouse
I have a good brain on me, but I've never really used it when it came to making decisions about love, which has been a blessing and a curse.
It put our energies to sleep and made visionaries of us - dreamers and indolent... It is good to begin life poor; it is good to begin life rich - these are wholesome; but to begin it prospectively rich! The man who has not experienced it cannot imagine the curse of it.
I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
God loves us; the devil hates us. God wants us to have a fulness of joy as He has. The devil wants us to be miserable as he is. God gives us commandments to bless us. The devil would have us break these commandments to curse us.
Ezra Taft Benson
I have not been part of an active counterculture movement, as it is not the approach that I have personally pursued to create a qualitatively beneficial and meaningful impact on society. Perhaps, my belief is along the old saying that 'it is always better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.'
We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they're driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.
When I was a kid, I loved 'The Curse of Frankenstein,' 'The Creeping Unknown,' 'X: The Unknown.' I love 'Forbidden Planet,' 'The Thing from Another World.' They were science fiction/horror movies, generally.
We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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