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It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
E. M. Forster
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Thinking is not enough. There is no final enough of wisdom, experience - any... thing.
William S. Burroughs
In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
God's the final judge for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash too. That's solely in the hands of God.
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
Henry A. Wallace
Black people dominate sports in the United States. 20% of the population and 90% of the final four.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
A. Philip Randolph
The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built.
Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
Charles William Eliot
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.
Carter G. Woodson
In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
I had a friend who worked at a hospice, and he said people in their final moments don't discuss their successes, awards or what books they wrote or what they accomplished. They only talk about their loves and their regrets, and I think that's very telling.
The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.
The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.
Success is never final, but failure can be.
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
Oscar Hammerstein II
I tried a dozen different modifications that were rejected. But they all served as a path to the final design.
As the game enters its glorious final weeks, the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team. The fields of play will turn brown and harden, the snow will fall, but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green.
Death is the final wake-up call.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
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