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It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
I grew up in a time when women didn't really do comedy. You had to be homely, overweight, an old maid, all that. You had to play a stereotype, because very attractive women were not supposed to be funny - because it's powerful; it's a threat.
I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
Powerful states can maintain themselves only by crime, little states are virtuous only by weakness.
A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
I think one of the reasons that we like conspiracy theories is I think that we like to feel like there is a group of people who are so smart and powerful that they can pull the wool over an entire country or in fact even an entire world's eyes. That certainly makes us feel like somehow we're protected, even if it's not in our best interest.
The soul grows by reincarnation in bodies provided by nature, more complex, more powerful, as the soul unfolds greater and greater faculties. And so the soul climbs upward into the light eternal. And there is no fear for any child of man, for inevitably he climbs towards God.
Stories are the single most powerful tool in a leader's toolkit.
The sensation of never feeling good enough or pretty enough will always be there. It's a constant dialogue, and you just learn to be more powerful than that other voice. When you hear it come up, you shut it down.
There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
As I've progressed in my career, I've come to appreciate - and really value - the other attributes that define a company's success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making.
Scents evoke very, very powerful memories, whether it's the scent of someone that you know and someone that you love, or if it's a meal that your mother made.
Meditation, especially for people who don't know very much about it and think it's this very hippy dippy thing, can really be powerful, terrifying even, as it lifts the rug up on your subconscious and the dust comes flying out.
We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization, can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.
One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.
The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.
Girls are more academically powerful. They make the grades, they run the student activities, they are the valedictorians.
Christina Hoff Sommers
Of all the myriad ways we define love, there is perhaps none more honest and powerful than this: Great love is rooted in great partnership.
I love firing guns. It's an amazing feeling - so sexy and powerful.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
John F. Kennedy
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