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Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
Listen, wait, and be patient. Every shaman knows you have to deal with the fire that's in your audience's eye.
Don't listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it's what you want to do and it's within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life.
What a different world this would be if people would listen to those who know more and not merely try to get something from those who have more.
William J. H. Boetcker
You got to have a courageous president to stand up and says, listen, if - if you send a bill to me that spends more money than what we've coming in, I'll veto it. I mean, I'm going to try to work with you the best I can, but I'm going to veto it.
I don't have to listen to the Gospel on Sunday to know the stories of the New Testament. They inform so much of what I write that they're practically like a news scrim that goes through my brain 24/7.
Sometimes you get politicians who dig their feet into the sand and aren't willing to listen to another voice.
Kids will not listen to that. They're going to experiment no matter what, so you have to be honest.
I try not to listen to the shoulds or coulds, and try to get beyond expectations, peer pressure, or trying to please - and just listen. I believe all the answers are ultimately within us.
Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.
The kids never listen to you, especially the youngest ones.
We need leaders who will stand up for the little guy and listen once again.
Perhaps we would do well to listen to the likes of Rabbi Harold Kushner, who contends that God is not really as powerful as we have claimed.
I rarely listen to commercial radio, and when I do, I'm shocked by how many ads there are, and how annoying they are, and how bad the radio station usually is.
Where I grew up, we had the three TV networks, maybe two radio stations, no cable TV. We still had a long-distance party line in our neighborhood, so you could listen to all your neighbors' phone calls. We had a very small public library, and the nearest bookstore was an hour away.
Listen once in a while. It's amazing what you can hear.
When every high school graduate can spell the word, 'inauguration,' let's put lampshades on our heads and listen to his speeches until Obama's voice gives out.
If there's one thing I've learned about women, which I try to pass on to my boys, it's listening. Listen to the other side of the story first.
There's an unconscious bias in our society: girls are wonderful; boys are terrible. And to be a boy, or young man, growing up, having to listen to all this, it must be painful.
I don't listen to recordings of my songs. I don't avoid it, I just don't go out of my way to do it.
I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.
Yes, I feel I've got something to say. If people want to listen, that's great, and if they don't, that's their choice.
Being around people like Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Roberta Flack, all these greats, I was taught to listen and observe.
You can see and you can listen, but you have to have moments in which you feel.
Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.
John C. Crosby
Books don't live and die by awards. You don't listen to an Hector Lavoe album because it won some awards.
Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will listen to every damn word I have to say!
When you're on top and you lead the parade, everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head. But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm in your heart, there are very few people that are going to sit there and listen to you bemoan life.
Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age.
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