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Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that's fine.
You can't please everyone. When you're too focused on living up to other people's standards, you aren't spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it's all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
All I can do is follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone.
You can get totally messed up trying to please everyone with what you do, but ultimately, you have to please yourself.
I have no problem whatsoever with allowing gay people to live as they please, as long as they don't try to impose their lifestyle on everyone else.
My people and I have come to an agreement which satisfied us both. They are to say what they please, and I am to do what I please.
Frederick the Great
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
The next time you see a spider web, please, pause and look a little closer. You'll be seeing one of the most high-performance materials known to man.
Please don't call me arrogant, but I'm European champion and I think I'm a special one.
I try to keep in my mind the simple question: Am I trying to do good or make myself look good? Too many of our responsibilities get added to our plate when we are trying to please people, impress people, prove ourselves, acquire power, increase our prestige. All those motivations are about looking good more than doing good.
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
William J. H. Boetcker
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.
Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love. Love is not great delight but desire to please God in everything.
Saint Teresa of Avila
On the broad spectrum of solitude, I lean toward the extreme end: I work alone, as well as live alone, so I can pass an entire day without uttering so much as a hello to another human being. Sometimes a day's conversation consists of only five words, uttered at the local Starbucks: 'Large coffee with milk, please.'
If you ever need anything please don't hesitate to ask someone else first.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
Usually I start with a beat, I start making a beat, and my producer side is making the beat. And on a good day, my rapper side will jump in and start the writing process - maybe come up with a hook or start a verse. Sometimes it just happens like that. A song like 'Lights Please' happens like that.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Paddington Bear was a refugee with a label - 'Please look after this bear. Thank you', and he had a little suitcase.
When you realize who you live for, and who's important to please, a lot of people will actually start living. I am never going to get caught up in that. I'm gonna look back on my life and say that I enjoyed it - and I lived it for me.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
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