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I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.
I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help - and God's.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I was born in Europe... and I've traveled all over the world. I can tell you that there is no place, no country, that is more compassionate, more generous, more accepting, and more welcoming than the United States of America.
I don't want to die as long as I can work; the minute I can not, I want to go.
Susan B. Anthony
I'm not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That's just not the guy I am.
I can remember being home from school with tonsillitis and writing stories in bed to pass the time.
Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Jerome K. Jerome
Oh, I can spot a phoney a mile away.
When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it.
I'm in a position of feeling secure enough so that I can say what I think is right and if so many people think it's wrong that I get fired, well, I've got enough to eat.
There is no amount of money I can make which could buffer my daughter from the horrors that will explode in our society if we do not address the huge amount of suffering in our midst.
God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they're not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can 'cause I know I'm gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
I still close my eyes and go home - I can always draw from that.
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
John D. Rockefeller
I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans - the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.
I have been singing randomly, obsessively, obnoxiously for as long as I can remember.
I can imagine it's hard to make a relationship last. I wouldn't know.
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.
I try to read as much as I can. I try to read an informative article every day. I try to stay read up on our world issues.
Nothing I can say or devise, and nothing anybody else can say or devise, is going to be perfect.
I feel like in my music I can be a rebel. I can say things I wouldn't say in real life.
I know that I'm going to die and that you're going to die. I can't do anything about that. But I can explore it through a metaphor and make a kind of funny, dark story about it, and in doing so, really exhaust and research as many aspects of it as I can imagine. And in a way, that does give me some closure.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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