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Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
Mary McLeod Bethune
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.
Frank Lloyd Wright
America will always side with those whom she can direct, give orders to and have those orders obeyed.
I'd rather direct than produce. Any day. And twice on Sunday.
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
W. H. Auden
Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.
There are massive efforts on the part of the internet's corporate owners to try to direct it to become a technique of marginalisation and control.
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
Richard M. Nixon
I don't act, I don't direct, I don't design.
When I direct and have to look at filmed scenes of myself, I suck.
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.
In the songs I can still be really really direct but in interviews when I'm explaining my songs I shouldn't be so direct about who they're about.
A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
I go out and look for a good story to tell and if I like it enough and I decide to direct it, I become dangerously involved in becoming a part of that story.
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
I have fun acting, and I want to do more of it, and I want to direct my own movie.
The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober.
Jamie Lee Curtis
One thing I've learned to appreciate as I've gotten a little older is direct forms of communication.
Yet what you need is not marches, demonstrations, rallies or wide associations, all of them are important. What you need is direct action. The sooner people understand that, the sooner we'll begin to change things.
I've got some news... I'm delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together. I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we're over the moon.
I only direct in self-defense.
Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination.
I wanted to write and direct movies and not be forced to adapt them from a bestselling book.
Francis Ford Coppola
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