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No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
James A. Baldwin
You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.
The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way.
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation.
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
David Herbert Lawrence
One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
And the relationships that happen become so intense, deep, involved and complex and really hard to say goodbye to. The hardest part of the show is saying goodbye when it's all done. It really breaks you.
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.
Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it, and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that leads them to feeling like they have to control everything.
It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance.
I hope all of you are going to fill out your census form when it comes in the mail next month. If you don't return the form the area you live in might get less government money and you wouldn't want that to happen, would you.
Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
Some of the best ideas I get seem to happen when I'm doing mindless manual labor or exercise. I'm not sure how that happens, but it leaves me free for remarkable ideas to occur.
My goal is more to be remembered. They'll remember this thing and like it in the future. The trick is to stay remembered long enough for that to happen.
Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
The idea of capitalism is not just success but also the failure that allows success to happen.
P. J. O'Rourke
You have to make it happen.
A lot of good love can happen in ten years.
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.
Typically I go in the studio and whatever I'm contemplating that day will wind up being a song. I don't come in with lyrics... I just go in and let it happen.
Good things happen when you meet strangers.
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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