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If children were brought up to become non-conformists it would only ruin their lives. So parents all over China who loved their children told them to do as Chairman Mao said. It was not possible to tell them anything else.
Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'
After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months.
King George V
He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it.
Leopold Von Ranke
I love a good fight and I think a bad fight can ruin a movie. I really do.
The Internet has become a tool to pick on people and ruin someone's life. I don't think parents realize what's going on.
I'll just be sitting down having dinner with girlfriends or something and people come up and ruin the dinner.
My philosophy, don't let cancer ruin your life. You get up every day and use what you have and what time you have left.
Squabbling in public will eventually ruin football; there's no doubt it's hurting us already. Polls taken by Louis Harris - polls as valid as any political polls - indicate that very clearly.
Are you to give up the fight and let this vast body of our wealth go to ruin? I do not believe it.
Richard Parks Bland
I actually put peanut butter on my bagel. I really like peanut butter and I like to ruin the bagel. You know what's even crazier that I do sometimes? I do cinnamon raisin bagels with peanut butter. It is really, really out there.
It was something she didn't want me to do because she thought the rejection would ruin my self-esteem. My father was, like, 'If she wants to try it, let her try it.'
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies.
S. E. Hinton
The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world before it leaves the stage of history.
I'm not blaming my mom for my life because I am responsible for me, and nobody can change me or ruin me easier than I can.
It goes to establish a just and permanent principle of trade which puts an end to all serious fluctuations in prices and consequently, to all the insecurity and ruin which these fluctuations produce; and to build up those who are already ruined.
Anyway, so here I was caught between Johnson on the one side, who was my leader, I was his whip, and here was my dear friend, personal friend, Kennedy, and they're going to go into my state and ruin it. What am I going to do?
Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin, and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.
I loved being a redhead! I always wanted to try it. I was obsessed with Lucille Ball growing up. I really wanted to try it but I always thought that doing it would ruin my hair.
Tracee Ellis Ross
I don't want to bother them and ruin the party they are preparing so carefully at La Scala.
Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven.
Some people thrive under pressure, but pressure can also ruin your performance, it can push you down angles which you don't want to go.
Austria, Germany and the U.S. South did not disappear as a result of their currencies' ruin. Although many people suffered, most people found a way to survive, life went on, and economic activity eventually resumed after the adoption of a 'reformed' or foreign medium of exchange.
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
Johann Georg Zimmermann
I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it.
Something like Deckard Cain is great; it doesn't ruin your voice. But games that involve violence or battle or mutating and stuff like that really does take a toll on your voice. And I've even had to start to go to a voice guru kind of guy to do exercises to try to save and get back some of what I lost.
The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin.
In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses.
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