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In the back of my mind, I can never forget this could be gone tomorrow - and at this point I think the odds are against me... the chances of succeeding in this business are slim to none; there's only a handful of people that have long careers. You have to put in the work, you can never be satisfied, never take it for granted.
The Sixties are most generously described as a time when people took part - when they stepped out of themselves and acted in public, as people who didn't know what would happen next, but who were sure that acts of true risk and fear would produce something different from what they had been raised to take for granted.
And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It's always good to flirt with him. It's a great sport.
We take for granted electricity, water, even concerts. Count your blessings.
It seems to me like Mother Nature's mercy and forgiveness have run dry, as we ceaselessly abuse her and take her for granted in order for us to continue our addiction to using fossil fuels. I've gotta say, I don't blame her. Not one bit.
If given a chance, I would really want to explore the monuments in Delhi, like Qutub Minar and the forts. I have been there as a child, but now I want to go back and understand the history and significance behind them. We take all of these things for granted in life.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.
Labor should not be about creating monuments on hills or statues in parks. Labor's monuments and statues are when a young person can find a job, when a person with disability can get access to the ordinary life that others take for granted.
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
Friedrich August von Hayek
You can't take life for granted.
I don't like being taken for granted anywhere in life. I don't want my vote taken for granted.
Kosovo is a small country but it also has a lot of riches that were granted to us by God.
Young adults living with a stutter is hard work. How do they handle job interviews? What do they do when the phone rings? How do they 'chat someone up'? All these things the average person takes for granted prove to be a stammerer's biggest challenge.
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
One of the things I find depressing about some of the upper echelons of Anglicanism on both sides of the Atlantic is that it's sort of taken for granted that we all basically know what's in the Bible, and so we just glance at a few verses for devotional purposes and then get on to the real business.
N. T. Wright
I'm blessed to be able to work at something that I'm good at, and that I love. It's not something I take for granted.
In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.
You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've been granted.
Man is never always happy, and very often only a brief period of happiness is granted him in this world; so why escape from this dream which cannot last long?
Every three seconds in the developing world, a child dies needlessly due to lack of basic health care and other things we all take for granted.
I think we take it for granted that if you are with your husband after 30 years, then he is the love of your life.
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
There is no fool like a careless gambler who starts taking victory for granted.
Hunter S. Thompson
It's hard because people always say, 'Follow your dreams,' but it's not a perfect world, and things don't always work out. But you've just got to work hard, and you can't take things for granted.
John F. Kennedy
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