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Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself, but I will tell of The Street.
H. P. Lovecraft
If the Philippines secure their independence after heroic and stubborn conflicts, they can rest assured that neither England, nor Germany, nor France, and still less Holland, will dare to take up what Spain has been unable to hold.
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
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
Don't get older just to get wiser. If you get older, you will be wiser, I believe that - if you dare. But get older because it's fun!
My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
Helen Hunt Jackson
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.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
Pearl S. Buck
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