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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.
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
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are minor in everything but our passions.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
I was not naturally talented. I didn't sing, dance or act, though working around that minor detail made me inventive.
I liked being a minor because you can't get into trouble. Now I just have to try and behave myself.
I always considered myself a minor writer. My province is small, and I try to explore it very, very thoroughly.
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.
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.
I'm drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.
I was a scholarship minor public school day boy at Ardingly College and later Whitgift School. Then, straight into work as a journalist - a wonderful thing for a writer.
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
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?
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?
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.
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
The right wing has had a radio apparatus for years and years, so they've had minor leagues - they've had local rightwing guys who've become national rightwing guys, and who build slowly, and that's how it goes. We haven't had that. It isn't like we have a farm team.
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.
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.
Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter.
For many people, commuting is the worst part of the day, and policies that can make commuting shorter and more convenient would be a straightforward way to reduce minor but widespread suffering.
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.'
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