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We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
Orison Swett Marden
My father wasn't around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, 'Why me? Why don't I have a father? Why isn't he around? Why did he leave my mother?' But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, 'I don't know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?'
I really don't remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.
One of the more challenging things in life is not being the guy who does the cheating, but not saying anything about it and going along with it.
I never played with a runner in my entire life, even in schools, because only I know where the ball is going and how hard, when I hit the ball, something my runner will never know about.
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
I think a dad has to make his daughter feel that he's genuinely interested in what she's going through.
Harry Connick, Jr.
If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big.
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.
It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, 'How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?'
It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
Henry A. Kissinger
What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what's thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going.
The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
There's one more terrifying fact about old people: I'm going to be one soon.
P. J. O'Rourke
It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you're not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
If you look - look at - I mean, look at what's going on with your gasoline prices. They're going to go to $5, $6, $7 and we don't have anybody in Washington that calls OPEC and says, 'Fellas, it's time. It's over. You're not going to do it anymore.'
There's really no point in having children if you're not going to be home enough to father them.
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible.
I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.
It would be nice to redefine ourselves - at the moment we are drowning in diversity. That's not a bad thing, its just going to take a while before we refocus.
So we really need jobs now. We have to take jobs away from other countries because other countries are taking our jobs. There is practically not a country that does business with the United States that isn't making - let's call it a very big profit. I mean China is going to make $300 billion on us at least this year.
As long as you as an individual... can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as 'one of the faithful,' one of those people who can say, 'Well, look, something's going to happen! Let's just keep trying. Let's not give up.
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