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Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.
Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers.
It's just hard to meet new people, in my position.
Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
Sure, I did a lot of things in excess. But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued, what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
My view is that marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. That's the position I've had for some time, and I don't intend to make any adjustments at this point... Or ever, by the way.
Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour.
Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system, I do take the position that we should just end the Fed.
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
War is never economically beneficial except for those in position to profit from war expenditures.
Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in.
Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position.
As far as service goes, it can take the form of a million things. To do service, you don't have to be a doctor working in the slums for free, or become a social worker. Your position in life and what you do doesn't matter as much as how you do what you do.
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
I think I will serve as secretary of state as my last public position.
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