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History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
John F. Kennedy
The great fun in my life has been getting up every morning and rushing to the typewriter because some new idea has hit me.
There are those who say to you - we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late.
Hubert H. Humphrey
If people want to be better writers, they can't just read the blogs! You've got to look at something that's outside this rushing world of evanescent words.
On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of first responders heroically rushed to the scene and saved tens of thousands of lives. More than 400 of those first responders did not make it out alive. In rushing into those burning buildings, not one of them asked, 'What God do you pray to?' What beliefs do you hold?'
I want people to understand that I intend to continue living and doing all the things that I love to do up until the end. And the end is by no means rushing up on me.
Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there.
I don't think there will ever be a permanent truce, but I believe the media needs to be more careful and be willing to count to 10 before rushing on the air or into print.
Salzburg... is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center, everything in the rain various shades of green and brown.
You really have to try hard to create space and, at least for a time, stop the political world from rushing in. The important thing is to remain sane.
We are always rushing to an appointment or trying to meet a deadline.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
What would be the good of rushing? You want these books to last.
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
I honestly think if I would've tied my suit and there wouldn't have been any water rushing through it, I think I could've gone at least a second faster.
In all the time that people have known me, has anyone ever heard me talk about the importance of rushing records or finishing with the most touchdowns? So if that's never been important to me, then why would that be a motivation to keep playing?
When I do a cooking class now, I tell people that the most important part is to read the recipe many times so you know what you're doing. What I don't tell them, though, is that sometimes I do parties where I'm rushing so much I don't have time to follow my own advice.
The writing is really hard. You're alone. It really pulls it out of you. You pull it out of your head. But when you're a director, you're shopping - you're picking this actor, you're picking this scene. It's like the most intense kinetic high-speed shopping of all time. You sit in a chair and it will all come rushing at you like a wind tunnel.
It's such a pleasurable experience to look back, and all of the fun I had just comes rushing back.
When running to fill a time quota, however, the reverse happens. You can't make that time pass any faster by rushing, so you settle into a pace that feels right to you at the moment. Each minute above a quota is a little victory.
Rushing the ball is all about ball control. If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game.
The game of golf doesn't come rushing back to you. Last week I made a couple of fundamental mistakes that I probably wouldn't have made in the heat of the battle back when I was in my heyday, and those things have got to come back.
The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent.
Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement.
If I'm going to do blues, it's going to be a typical Jimmy Rushing record.
I'll make a horrible housewife. It's not like I'm disgusting, but I'm pretty bad about having a drink or eating something and then leaving the plate and rushing to go.
Most government officials are rushing headlong to solve the problems of 50 years ago, with their ears assailed by the sound of snails whizzing by.
I compare it to being in a car accident. There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.
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