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It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I think that if you live long enough, you realize that so much of what happens in life is out of your control, but how you respond to it is in your control. That's what I try to remember.
I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens.
My proposal happens to be very mainstream.
And I laugh at myself when I screw things up, which happens all the time.
Trauma happens in relationships, so it can only be healed in relationships. Art can't provide healing. It can be cathartic and therapeutic but a relationship is a three-part journey.
Life takes its path and sometimes there are people to blame. Of course there are bad people in this world. Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?
It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
We identify in our exerience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us.
In much of the world, there is a sense of an ultra-powerful CIA manipulating everything that happens, such as running the Arab Spring, running the Pakistani Taliban, etc. That is just nonsense.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
Science - or the products of science like technology - is just a way of achieving something real, something that happens, something that works.
We have the British motor industry as a role model for what happens when you try to save an industrial dinosaur. Britain was the first country to industrialise and the first to de-industrialise. We should learn from this.
P. J. O'Rourke
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
People say I make up wild stories. But all I have to do is write down stuff that really happens.
Most novels, I find, are three times longer than they need to be. Very little happens, and I don't want to waste my time with them.
I question myself every day. That's what I still find motivating about this. I don't have the answers, I don't pretend that I do just because I won the match. Just keep fighting and maybe something good happens.
Every corny thing that's said about living with nature - being in harmony with the earth, feeling the cycle of the seasons - happens to be true.
I think that everything happens for a reason, everything happens when it's going to happen.
Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.
Arnold H. Glasow
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Miguel de Cervantes
People need to be insured so when you have an accident out there, or when something catastrophic happens to you, that you're covered and there's not someone else has to pay for you. That is as simple as that.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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