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When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
Having George W. Bush giving a lecture on business ethics is like having a leper give you a facial, it just doesn't work!
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
The advice I've been giving to people all my life - that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can't give up politics, it won't give you up - was the advice I should have been taking myself.
The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constant striving to live up to our Founding principles. This is what Abraham Lincoln meant when he said, 'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.'
Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Because I'm just a giving person spiritually, I feel that if your intentions are to use or abuse or take advantage of, then you might get what you get in the meantime, but there's still a price to pay.
More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit, giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices they didn't even know they had.
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out.
I try to avoid giving advice.
Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?
If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important is what image of yourself you're giving to the world, you're on a dangerous path.
Because I know about the Holy Land, I've taught lessons about the Holy Land all my life, and - but you can't bring peace to Israel without giving the Palestinian also peace. And Lebanon and Jordan and Syria as well.
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
Being a Barrymore didn't help me, other than giving me a great sense of pride and a strange spiritual sense that I felt OK about having the passion to act. It made sense because my whole family had done it and it helped rationalise it for me.
I have a theory that burnout is about resentment. And you beat it by knowing what it is you're giving up that makes you resentful.
One promises much, to avoid giving little.
Luc de Clapiers
What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris
Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
James Cash Penney
We're giving our freedoms away. The American experiment was about freedom. Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed.
It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Jean de la Bruyere
I'm from the bottom, I understand what it's like to have and to not have. My perception on giving is to put yourself in those people's shoes and go from there. So that's what I did.
I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
I'm not not going to stop giving away what I feel about something.
Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.
Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.
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