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I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
O, had I but followed the arts!
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
I've exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
We've used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is, we're running a federal deficit that's 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It's more stimulative than any policy we've followed since World War II.
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.
Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.
All of us are living with dogmas that we accept as truths. When one of these is overturned, there's an initial gasp, soon followed by a rush of exhilaration.
We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby.
W. Somerset Maugham
My obstetrician was so dumb that when I gave birth he forgot to cut the cord. For a year that kid followed me everywhere. It was like having a dog on a leash.
The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
I think my heart is quite selfish. If I followed my heart, I would not be a good person. But I have moral principles. I have to sit down and reflect.
It is not possible to overstate the influence of Paul Cezanne on twentieth-century art. He's the modern Giotto, someone who shattered one kind of picture-making and invented a new one that the world followed.
I was a good kid. My parents laid rules out for me, and I followed them.
The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all.
I have no desire to play King Lear or Hamlet. I never had a grand ambition. I just followed my nose.
I know the history of the record business so well because I followed Billie Holiday into the record studios. It was so primitive compared to the sophisticated business today.
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
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