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Nothing is worse than a beautiful girl fishing for compliments by saying how gross she is. On the flip side, I find genuine humility and modesty attractive.
In kindergarten, you can learn how to be a citizen of the world.
The fast-food industry is in very good company with the lead industry and the tobacco industry in how it tries to mislead the public, and how aggressively it goes after anybody who criticizes its business practices.
For me, it doesn't matter how difficult something is, it doesn't matter how impressive it is, it's what sounds best that really counts.
It is good to know what a man is, and also what the world takes him for. But you do not understand him until you have learnt how he understands himself.
F. H. Bradley
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.
Yes, the Bible should be taught in our schools because it is necessary to understand the Bible if we are to truly understand our own culture and how it came to be. The Bible has influenced every part of western culture from our art, music, and history, to our sense of fairness, charity, and business.
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we're hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.
No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.
Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.
How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
Over the years I've learned how to lock myself up in a prison of hope, knowing that God has nothing but His best planned for me. He promised me things concerning my ministry and my life.
I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
I'm hopeless at looking into myself and trying to see how things are working and why.
So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.
Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
The rich continue to get rich the same way they always have - by understanding how money works and making their money work for them.
We need to have a purpose in this life. I'm pleading with you, I'm begging with you to do the right thing. And do it not for the sake of how it will impact your own lives, but only for the sake of doing the right thing.
If only 7 percent of the 2 billion Christians in the world would care for a single orphan in distress, there would effectively be no more orphans. If everybody would be willing to simply do something to care for one of these precious treasures, I think we would be amazed by just how much we could change the world.
Steven Curtis Chapman
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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