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It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
J. K. Rowling
I have never been a fan of bond funds. Unlike a direct investment in an individual bond that you can hold to maturity and be assured you will get your principal back (assuming no default), a fund has no finite maturity date and most funds are actively traded.
Don't let anything stand in the way of you claiming and manifesting the life that you choose rather than the life you have by default.
If you want a referendum, vote for the others. Or, in certain cases, you can stay at home, you don't vote and you could find yourself with a referendum by default because you didn't exercise your vote.
Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default.
So you know, everyone points out Greece's default record, but the history of a lot of sovereign nations is not a good one when it comes to lending them money.
We in the West think of peace as society's default position. War is a temporary state of affairs that happens when peace fails. For us, war is something that has a beginning, a middle, and an end. When it is over, win or lose, the warring factions lay down their arms and resume their normal lives.
Kathleen Troia McFarland
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.
Each generation has its own rendezvous with the land, for despite our fee titles and claims of ownership, we are all brief tenants on this planet. By choice, or by default, we will carve out a land legacy for our heirs.
I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
My decision to be a scientist was a bit of a drift really, more or less by default.
I'm for the Wall Street Occupiers. But will they accept me when they find out I sell packaged mortgage default instruments to children?
We either live with intention or exist by default.
To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
I think that the default for collecting any kind of personal data should be opt-in consent.
The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there is zero probability of default.
When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
Everybody should be normal. Everybody should be nice. I think they go hand in hand, and that to me is the default setting.
Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.
Pessimism is my default setting.
By default, I am a travel photographer. I work on a combination of commissions and personal projects that take me around the world.
After everyone has had a chance to bluster, posture, and pontificate, we are left with one basic question: under any foreseeable circumstance, would it be in our national interest to default on our debt? The answer is unequivocally no.
I have a home in Orlando. That's kind of my default 'getaway' city.
Most stand-ups, once they have done it, think of it as their default job. I'm pretty sure Jon Stewart still feels that way now. You are a stand-up first; other things come and go.
I knew 'Mars Needs Moms! ' would be a movie seconds after the title came to mind. Similarly, I also knew that my daughter would be calling me a dork as a default term of endearment eventually.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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