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An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame.
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.
I have never grown out of the infantile belief that the universe was made for me to suck.
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Growing up going to Christian school and the concept that you're born a sinner and you don't really have a choice to change who you are has been hammered into my head and created the entire reason why I made art and made a band and made records called 'Antichrist Superstar.'
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody's opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.
When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
William Butler Yeats
I mean, you have to be able - you have to have made the commitment within yourself to do whatever it takes to get the job done and to try to inspire other people to do it, because obviously the first rule is you can't do it by yourself.
Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
And I say the sacred hoop of my people was one of the many hoops that made one circle, wide as daylight and as starlight, and in the center grew one mighty flowering tree to shelter all the children of one mother and one father.
Who do you think made the first stone spears? The Asperger guy. If you were to get rid of all the autism genetics, there would be no more Silicon Valley.
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.
I don't believe the most successful people are the ones who got the best grades, got into the best schools, or made the most money.
From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.
The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
Angels are like diamonds. They can't be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique.
You've got to be honest; if you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something.
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
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