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As we get more technically driven, the importance of people becomes more than it's ever been before. You have to utilize who you are in your work. Nobody else can do that: nobody else can pull from your background, from your parents, your upbringing, your whole life experience.
It's not uncommon for people to overvalue the importance of demonstrating their competence and power, often at the expense of demonstrating their warmth.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
T. S. Eliot
My makeup artist, Tonya Brewer, taught me the importance of moisturizing daily. Hydration is a must if you want pretty, dewy skin - which I love.
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
We need to understand that we are not each others' enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction... that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
The importance of local governance may not be obvious to an America accustomed to treating city and state downfalls with doses of federal comeuppance. Sometimes there's a reason for that - the Civil War. More often, all reasoning seems absent - No Child Left Behind.
P. J. O'Rourke
You are a person of the greatest importance when you are a mother of a family. Just do your job right and your kids will love you.
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
'The Importance of Being Earnest' is important, but it says nothing about anything.
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy. Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.
I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.
A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers, and he rubbed my nose in the retail business.
God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Having a child makes you realize the importance of life - narcissism goes out the window. Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I'd be fine.
I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.
I have always maintained that in basketball the importance of the mental to the physical is about four to one.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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