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There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
J. K. Rowling
Life's too short to deal with other people's insecurities.
I just don't deal with the negativity. I can't get involved in that side of it. I don't understand it, and you can't let it take away from your life and what you are trying to do.
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans.
Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
John D. Rockefeller
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
Rainer Maria Rilke
People have to deal with their issues together; they have to expose themselves and kind of exhaust themselves.
When I say that human beings are just gene machines, one shouldn't put too much emphasis on the word 'just.' There is a very great deal of complication, and indeed beauty in being a gene machine.
People might not think that, but the Republicans have all of the cards. And this is the time to get rid of Obamacare. This is the time to make the great deal.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
Robert H. Schuller
Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It's the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.
Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections.
My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn't ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.
You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.
Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you.
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