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Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Jorge Luis Borges
The moment of drifting into thought has been so clipped by modern technology. Our lives are filled with distraction with smartphones and all the rest. People are so locked into not being present.
The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy.
I'm very, very serious - I'm serious enough not to take myself too seriously. That means I can be completely wedded to the moment. But when I leave that moment, I want to be completely wedded to the next moment.
You can't live for a moment that may not happen. You need to live in the moment.
Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed.
I always feel like everything I shoot is a student project, and nobody else knows about it. I forget, in the moment, that other people will see it.
No, I don't regret anything at this point. That may change on the next phone call, but at the moment I don't regret anything.
I love being alive so much. When you come out of comas in your childhood, every moment awake is a joyous occasion.
'Untitled' is a time machine that can transport you to 1992, an edgy moment when the art world was crumbling, money was scarce, and artists like Tiravanija were in the nascent stages of combining Happenings, performance art, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, and the do-it-yourself ethos of punk. Meanwhile, a new art world was coming into being.
In reality I have said very little things; I didn't point out many things to Geoffrey, I trusted very much not only his understanding of what I was doing, or what I wanted to do, in that moment.
Victoria de los Angeles
You are lost the moment you know what the result will be.
When you perform in front of an audience after only two days of rehearsal, you're flying by the seat of your pants - particularly when they're rewriting the show right up to the moment the camera goes on.
I've struggled a lot to get where I am. I initially got rejected by every producer. But no complaints. I enjoyed each and every moment of the struggle. My first break came in 1997 from Krishna Vamsi and then Puri Jagannadh, who is my closest friend. I owe everything I am to him. Our careers have evolved simultaneously.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story.
Charles R. Swindoll
I was lucky that I met the right mentors and teachers at the right moment.
I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.
You have no idea what it is like to constantly disappoint people. You see it the moment you meet them. You see in their eyes that they expected something so entirely different, and here they are meeting... you.
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being.
There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment.
Hunter S. Thompson
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
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