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It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
Bryant H. McGill
Kabul is a walled city, which sounds romantic except the walls are pre-cast reinforced concrete blast barriers, 10 feet tall and 15 feet long and moved into place with cranes. The walls are topped with sandbags, and the sandbags are topped with guard posts from which gun barrels protrude.
P. J. O'Rourke
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'
'SMiLE' is perhaps the Beach Boys' most legendary album. It was recorded in 1966 and 1967 but only saw a formal release in 2011. That's a long time to wait for what was said to be Brian Wilson's masterpiece.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion.
As long as you blame someone or something else - something outside you that's bigger than you are - as the source of your problems, the problems won't get solved.
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
The only way into truth is through one's own annihilation; through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation.
I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.
Sydney J. Harris
The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world.
Orison Swett Marden
If you fall during your life, it doesn't matter. You're never a failure as long as you try to get up.
I have been singing randomly, obsessively, obnoxiously for as long as I can remember.
The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.
Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
William E. Gladstone
My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
Man, as long as he lives, is immortal. One minute before his death he shall be immortal. But one minute later, God wins.
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
A sense of humor is great - it goes a long, long way in a marriage.
I have no problem whatsoever with allowing gay people to live as they please, as long as they don't try to impose their lifestyle on everyone else.
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
Carter G. Woodson
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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