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Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.
Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
W. C. Fields
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Henry David Thoreau
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
Corrie Ten Boom
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me.
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