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Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
Affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires.
Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
People sometimes feel frustrated about what's going on in our oceans and environment, and 'Whale Wars' shows that ordinary people can take action and make things happen.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
Most activism is brought about by us ordinary people.
Patricia Hill Collins
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things?
We've seen how grassroots journalism by blogs has had an impact at various points politically, as ordinary people have amplified stories that were being ignored by the traditional press.
Day after day, ordinary people become heroes through extraordinary and selfless actions to help their neighbors.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.
Perhaps people like us cannot love. Ordinary people can - that is their secret.
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.
Philip K. Dick
You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life.
I hope I have helped to raise the profile of science and to show that physics is not a mystery but can be understood by ordinary people.
For far too long the world's poorest people have seen no benefit from the vast natural resources in their own backyards. It is time to end the injustice where ordinary people are silent witnesses, left to suffer without basic services, as the profits from their countries' assets are hidden and plundered by corrupt regimes.
Anywhere, anytime ordinary people are given the chance to choose, the choice is the same: freedom, not tyranny; democracy, not dictatorship; the rule of law, not the rule of the secret police.
There are two things in ordinary conversation which ordinary people dislike - information and wit.
The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.
Charles de Gaulle
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right.
If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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