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We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they're down, and when they're having a good time, I can carry on the joke.
Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles, aside from all the static, are the goals set. Put your head down, do the best job possible, let the flak pass, and work towards those goals.
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Henri Frederic Amiel
You've got to give loyalty down, if you want loyalty up.
Donald T. Regan
If I'm gonna go down I'm gonna do it with style. You won't hear me surrender, you won't hear me confess cause you've left me with nothing but I have worked with less.
I let the American people down.
Richard M. Nixon
If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of decision, sat down to wait, and waiting died.
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
Henry Van Dyke
I brought myself down. I impeached myself by resigning.
Richard M. Nixon
I don't ever remember them telling us or teaching us that the only way we could be more successful is if other people were less successful. They never inculcated the belief that somehow, in order for us to climb the ladder, other people have to come down from the ladder.
Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in what ever is written down, is the form of a human being. If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
Ludwig van Beethoven
President Obama clearly cannot run on his record. All he's offering is more of the same. That's not good. Look at the economy. It's stagnating. And so, what they're now going to try and do is bring this campaign down to little things, distractions, distortions, smear, fear, anger, frustration.
I would get records by Earl Scruggs... I would tune my banjo down and I'd pick out the songs note by note. Learned how to play that way. I persevered. There was a book written by Pete Seeger, who showed you some basic strumming and some basic picking... And I kind of worked out my own style of playing.
Having experienced everything you don't want in a partner over time, it starts to narrow down to what you actually do want.
Years ago, we all talked about recycling and not dumping things down your drain and all of that, but talking doesn't help much. Basically, it's going to have to be legislation because the impact is so huge and diversified.
In fact, when you get right down to it, almost every explanation Man came up with for anything until about 1926 was stupid.
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
Go right straight down the road, to do what is best, and to do it frankly and without evasion.
George C. Marshall
The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.
Charles Caleb Colton
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