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Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Gay teenagers are four times as likely to attempt suicide as straight ones. I wish they knew that there's nothing wrong with them; that they are just a different shade of normal.
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
You know when something feels so good but you're afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I'm just doing what little I can with what little I have.
A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.
Presence is more than just being there.
I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man's estate.
Michel de Montaigne
You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
Marian Wright Edelman
I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful.
To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.
For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home.
It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
I'm not against screens, or new songs, or innovation. I just don't like the gimmicks. I want to know when worship is over that that leader's sole purpose was to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ.
Charles R. Swindoll
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
Frank Lloyd Wright
You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic, but still, somehow, you just can't stop it.
A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can.
Some people are born skinny, and that's just the way it is. You can't point a finger at them and say they're ill or anorexic. It isn't fair to people born that way.
Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
I want to change things for the better, just like everybody else.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made.
I think that we have opportunities all around us - sometimes we just don't recognize them.
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.
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