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Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself, you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now, so never take for granted what you do for a living.
I was in my yard and thought that the tree was a living being. We take trees for granted. We don't believe they are as much alive as we are.
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
All too often the Democratic Party has taken the black vote for granted, and all too often the Republican Party has written it off.
No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we'll do what we've always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities.
But we cannot just take this historical fact for granted. We must make it live.
Having children made us look differently at all these things that we take for granted, like taking your child to get a vaccine against measles or polio.
We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted.
Today, many people take for granted the notion that people whose lives are going to be very heavily affected by public policies should have a say in how they are formulated and carried out.
Today, we're very dependent on cheap energy. We just take it for granted - all the things you have in the house, the way industry works.
We take so many of our freedoms for granted nowadays - I can travel where I like, I can have a baby when I like, I can do any job I want - but I do think chivalry has been lost a little bit.
You can never say you're big - I don't think you can ever take anything like that for granted.
I don't take anything for granted.
Looking at America's history, ordinary people did something extraordinary. Leaders risked their lives for freedoms that we take for granted today.That's what instills confidence. That's us. We will move forward and prosper because that's who we are as Americans.
Motherhood has brought me many joys and insights, but the new perspective it granted me on the role I had inadvertently played in young women's lives for the 2 decades I spent in the modeling industry was downright sobering.
Being born and raised as a Californian, I somewhat ignorantly had taken for granted the diversity and liberal mindset that shaped my childhood and adult life.
You've always got to work to your highest ability level. When times are great and restaurants are jamming, that's when some restaurants get sloppy and take things for granted. Never take things for granted.
The first thing you have to do is make sure you're still wanted back. I never take that for granted any more.
I'm so vigorous, and I so take it for granted, because I've always been a real physical person.
Often the magical elements in my books are standing in for elements of the real world, the small and magical-in-their-own-right sorts of things that we take for granted and no longer pay attention to, like the bonds of friendship that entwine our own lives with those of other people and places.
Charles de Lint
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.
I think I've begun to take for granted how easily information can swirl around me.
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia.
You know, when President Reagan, who was one of my idols, granted amnesty to about three million illegal immigrants it was based on the fact that the borders would be secured. That didn't happen. It didn't happen during the Bush administration.
I don't take my fans' love and dedication for granted.
I grew up taking it for granted that missionaries were what American boys grew up to be.
It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them.
Kenneth L. Pike
You get into your late fifties, people start falling like flies all around you. I don't take life for granted any more. I'm really glad to be here.
Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry.
A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense.
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