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If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
George Bernard Shaw
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
I try to speak my points of view about black America, and how I feel about black men and the role that black men should play in their lives with their children and in their lives with their women.
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.
One shouldn't ever be conscious of the author as lecturer. When social or moral points are too heavily stressed, I always get uncomfortable.
I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that's simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we've won when I score 10.
I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.
I have insecurities of course, but I don't hang out with anyone who points them out to me.
I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who's not doing a good job. But I didn't make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
E. M. Forster
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.
Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.
I like ice hockey, but it's a frustrating game to watch. It's hard to keep your eyes on both the puck and the players and too much time passes between scoring in hockey. There are usually more fights than there are points.
I'm more than comfortable just sitting back and scoring 21, 22 points or whatever and getting 10, 11 assists whatever the case might be. More than comfortable with that. It's just a matter of the pieces that you have around you and what you can do to elevate everybody else.
Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
Florence Scovel Shinn
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
If we rationalize our problems when He points them out, we will spend less and less time meditating because we won't want to face God in that area of our lives.
As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didn't see before. Other points of view. I see outside myself more.
Part of what confuses people in times of upheaval is that you're getting so many different points of view and directions and so and so, how to do this and do that. And a lot of it is written in a language that honestly most people cannot understand.
Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.
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