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It's not a bad idea to occasionally spend a little time thinking about things you take for granted. Plain everyday things.
Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
It is plain indeed that in spite of later estrangement Hobbits are relatives of ours: far nearer to us than Elves, or even than Dwarves. Of old they spoke the languages of Men, after their own fashion, and liked and disliked much the same things as Men did. But what exactly our relationship is can no longer be discovered.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
I always look for reality. I look for plain truthful roles.
The North American intellectual tradition began, I maintain, in the encounter of British Romanticism with assertive, pragmatic North American English - the Protestant plain style in both the U.S. and Canada, with its no-nonsense Scottish immigrants.
I think every film actor secretly wants to be a rock star as well; just that part of the job which requires the extrovert in you. Even if you've become an actor because it's your way of hiding in plain sight, there's still part of you which has that craving.
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.
Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.
No matter how convinced we are that someone is nasty, evil or just plain criminal, if they have not been convicted of any crime and support views that are upheld and defended by many law-abiding citizens, the only way to tackle them is through democratic debate.
The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses; but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses.
Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.
Nothing is poetical if plain daylight is not poetical; and no monster should amaze us if the normal man does not amaze.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I have seen some crazy people do some crazy things on my variety show. I have to stop and ask them a lot of the time, just how they figured out that they could do the things that they do, some of it is just plain freaky.
The terrorists haven't won, and we should tell them in plain English, 'No, there will never be a mosque at Ground Zero.'
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love cake. I love pie. I love potato chips. I love salt. I do not want yogurt, plain yogurt. It's healthy. 'Why don't you like it?' Because it tastes like bad breath.
I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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