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No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the sanitation revolution triggered by invention of the toilet. But it did not go far enough. It only reached one-third of the world.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
The sport of horse racing which, at its best, showcases the majestic beauty of this animal and the athleticism of jockeys, has reached an alarming level of corruption and exploitation.
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When I reached 80, my world turned upside down physically. I've had a lot of physical problems.
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows, in man after man, generation after generation, - till its full stature is reached, and such System of Thought can grow no farther, but must give place to another.
Voting has proliferated in the United States, and it has reached a point where there is now almost one vote available per citizen over the age of eighteen.
P. J. O'Rourke
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
By the time you've reached your sixties, you do know that one day you will die, and knowing that is at least the beginning of wisdom.
A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other.
Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.
A revolution is to bring on change and we're spiritual people trying to bring on spiritual change. It might sound like I'm a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn't evolved is mankind's spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago.
At the end of the day, 'Rocky' is a love story, and he could never have reached the final bell without Adrian.
I've heard people say that God is the gift of desperation, and there's a lot to be said for having really reached a bottom where you've run out of any more good ideas or plans for everybody else's behavior; or how to save and fix and rescue; or just get out of a huge mess, possibly of your own creation.
I thought I'd reached the bottom a few times, but then I'd realise there was another 30 floors of despair below that.
We had seen God in His splendors, heard the text that Nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man.
I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
I'd reached a point where there was a direct conflict between what I was trying to be and who I really was.
I'm happy to say that at 62, I think I've reached that point where stuff doesn't bother me as much, and my gratitude level has gone way up, especially having gone through the loss that I've had, and losing so many of the great artists that I was close to. They taught me how to see it with a grain of salt and a lot of humor and perspective.
I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test.
Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future.
Hip-hop's always reached out to kids. If you look at the last 10 big albums it might seem ironic. But when I look at the history of this music it's always had a lot of positivity.
LL Cool J
I think midlife crisis is just a point where people's careers have reached some plateau and they have to reflect on their personal relationships.
John F. Kennedy
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