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If you were the President of the United States or the Queen of England - you couldn't have a person who would be more protective than my mother was for me. Which meant really that I could dare to do all sorts of things.
The independent girl is a person before whose wrath only the most rash dare stand, and, they, it must be confessed, with much fear and trembling.
Lou Henry Hoover
When I was twelve, I started reading Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe, Flannery O'Connor, James Agee, and - do we dare breathe the name - William Faulkner.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
When I am putting looks together, I dare myself to make something work. I always look for the most interesting silhouette or something that's a little off, but I have to figure it out. I have to make it me. I think that's the thrill in fashion.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.
The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
If you've ever been to a poetry slam, you know that the highest scoring emotion is self-righteous indignation: how dare you judge me. So in that way, the poem, 'What Teachers Make,' is an absolutely formulaic slam poem designed to allow me to get up on my soap box and say, 'Let me tell you what really makes me angry.'
Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
Richard M. DeVos
Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!
A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
All the music I loved as a child, people thought it was junk. People were unaware of the subtext in so many of those records, but if you were a kid, you were just completely tuned in, even though you didn't always say - you wouldn't dare say it was beautiful.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
By default, most of us have taken the dare to simply survive. Exist. Get through. For the most part, we live numb to life - we've grown weary and apathetic and jaded... and wounded.
As I've grown - dare I say it - older, I had hopes of indulging my dreams of being a sailor.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Girls are always running through my mind. They don't dare walk.
Our inclination is to show our Lord only what we feel comfortable with. But the more we dare to reveal our whole trembling self to him, the more we will be able to sense that his love, which is perfect love, casts out all our fears.
You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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