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The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.
Henry David Thoreau
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw
It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.
But just as they did in Philadelphia when they were writing the constitution, sooner or later, you've got to compromise. You've got to start making the compromises that arrive at a consensus and move the country forward.
Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.
I have a different constitution. I have a different brain; I have a different heart; I got tiger blood, man.
The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
George Bernard Shaw
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old - and that's the criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges.
When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.
People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?
I don't have to talk about whether or not I got raped in jail.
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
I think what you're seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they've got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out.
I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.
With all my fans I got a family again.
I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
I've got volumes on how not to behave. I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age.
I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box.
Last year we said, 'Things can't go on like this', and they didn't, they got worse.
The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.
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