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That's what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there.
It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in this world, that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned to good account for others, is a loss - a loss, if you may so express it, to the spiritual world.
An open society is a society which allows its members the greatest possible degree of freedom in pursuing their interests compatible with the interests of others.
On Wall Street he and a few others - how many? three hundred, four hundred, five hundred? had become precisely that... Masters of the Universe.
Bloomberg's $50 million is not going to revolutionize the electric power industry. But his willingness to fight is already inspiring others to see Big Coal differently.
During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
I think we should all be tolerant of each other and embrace each others' strengths and differences and uniqueness and beauty.
I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
Even if you do something that others might consider wrong, you should at least be willing to talk about it and tell your parents what you're doing because you believe it's right.
All my early school reports from the age of 5 were 'Daniel must learn not to distract others.'
At 13, in my first year of Tonbridge, I went up for the part of Macbeth. I was up against the 17- and 18-year-olds, but for some reason I got the part. It made me incredibly unpopular with my peers, but it was the English and drama teachers who stepped in to save me when others wanted me kicked out of the school.
I never quite toed the line. I was a bit disruptive. All my early school reports from the age of 5 were 'Daniel must learn not to distract others.' And now, that's what I do for a living.
Reading is a huge effort for many people, a bore for others, and, believe it or not, many people prefer watching TV.
Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.
When you truly give up trying to be whole through others, you end up receiving what you always wanted from others.
One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.
Well, because we're so different as people. And it's that difference that probably also makes it easy to stay together, because we don't get in each others way.
One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It's a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you're old friends.
Thus, they are free to replace some objects by others so long as the relations remain unchanged.
To work to make the lives or others better is the most rewarding work of all.
No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be.
No feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant efforts to divide us, to curry favor with some Americans by castigating others.
Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
Too many people let others stand in their way and don't go back for one more try.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
For 25 years, I did take my responsibilities as a pleaser of others sufficiently seriously.
I have been reading the press more regularly than others over 50 years and it seems to me that there are things that have changed in the press that have changed its character.
Let's turn British inventions into British industries, British factories and British jobs. Let them make pounds for us, not dollars marks or yen for others.
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
Good people hire people better than themselves. So A players hire A+ players. But others hire below their skills to make themselves look good. So B players hire C players. C players hire D players, etc.
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