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Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
We are minor in everything but our passions.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives.
William Throsby Bridges
Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
I liked being a minor because you can't get into trouble. Now I just have to try and behave myself.
I was not naturally talented. I didn't sing, dance or act, though working around that minor detail made me inventive.
I always considered myself a minor writer. My province is small, and I try to explore it very, very thoroughly.
I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?
I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song - the fusion of the South, my body's song and me.
What people need to know is that asthma isn't a minor 'wheeze-disease.' It kills over five thousand people in America every year, and I could've been one of them.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
Before coming here I had a minor back problem and I thought whenever I play Pakistan I get a back problem.
Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her.
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?
A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes.
I've always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story.
To be a very, very minor, eighth-tier celebrity, you realize, 'Hey, celebrities are just like us.'
God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle.
I'm drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
I enjoy racing historic motorcars from the '50s and '60s. The seed of my interest was planted when I was about 12 years old and took over my mother's Morris Minor. I drove it around my father's farm. But my favorite car is still a McLaren F1, which I have had for 10 years.
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
Probably a concern to either a major or minor degree with most actors if they're really motivated to kind of make a significant difference in the business is the 'pigeon-holing' thing.
Another parent's different approach raises the possibility that you've made a mistake with your child. We simply can't tolerate that because we fear that any mistake, no matter how minor, could have devastating consequences. So we proclaim the superiority of our own choices. We've lost sight of the fact that people have preferences.
Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
David R. Brower
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