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In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you've become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that's the height of intelligence.
All of the awards, applause, Twitter followers, shoes, it will all go away eventually. But if I can leave the world slightly more hopeful, inspired, and more healed than when I arrived, I did my job.
With the United States in slow long-term decline, how will that affect the position of English? And where will all that leave monolingual Britain? Our political leaders like to boast about how global Britain is, but when it comes to languages, it is near the bottom of the global league, together with another island state, Japan.
O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
Leave me in a room with some crayons and I'll draw on the wall.
All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
I am an employment hyena. I am happy to make a meal of what the lions leave behind.
If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government.
People come into your life and people leave it... you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you.
James Joyce was a synthesizer, trying to bring in as much as he could. I am an analyzer, trying to leave out as much as I can.
I think the Baby Boom does have a tendency to get its nose in everything. The Greatest Generation had a better tendency to leave people alone. Of course, they also had a better tendency to hate everybody's guts.
P. J. O'Rourke
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
As performers grow older, I reckon there are two ways they can go. They can either be up there, playing more deeply from their guts than ever, or they can be phoning it in so crassly that it leaves a lump in your throat as you leave the venue at the end of the show.
If American forces leave Afghanistan, the Taliban is going to do what to America? Don't say you're worried about what they will do to the Afghan people. If that was America's concern, America's operational presence there would be much different.
We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
Michel de Montaigne
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.
Taxes are important. President Bush's tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of.
John F. Kennedy
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