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The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah.
In spite of the haze of speculation, it is still something of a shock to find myself here, coming to terms with an enormous trust placed in my hands and with the inevitable sense of inadequacy that goes with that.
When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me.
Astonishingly, in spite of decades of research, there is no agreed theory of cancer, no explanation for why, inside almost all healthy cells, there lurks a highly efficient cancer subroutine that can be activated by a variety of agents - radiation, chemicals, inflammation and infection.
If you're successful and stressed out, you're succeeding in spite of your stress, not because of it.
Andrew J. Bernstein
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
What impressed me particularly in Vienna was the strict order everywhere. No mob disturbances of any kind, in spite of the greatly increased liberty and relaxation of police regulations.
Lucy Mercedes Martinez, my mother, was probably my first mentor. She really tried to take care of me in spite of myself, and in spite of her own struggles with alcohol. She was an immigrant who had never finished school. But she was also a Renaissance woman who read voraciously. She spoke several languages.
In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America, and they're really, really buying internationally.
In spite of your fear, do what you have to do.
A single moment spent in a business meeting or at a pub is more than enough to reveal the basic human truth that we are all faking it most of the time. We congratulate a rival on a triumph when actually we are choking on spite. We are cordial and attentive to crashing bores.
Most of the women who have offered themselves for public office over the years have done so, I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it.
I'm not successful in Hollywood, and I probably would never be. I think Hollywood has such an interesting model for success, and it creates those successful people. I'm not in that chosen category, but what is successful for me is that, in spite of that, I've been able to work and do the things that I wrote down that I wanted to do and be.
C. C. H. Pounder
I'm a great believer in fate. I think things happen in spite of, and despite, yourself.
At the Museum of Roman Art, the logic of the forms is very much modern. But in spite of that, the idea of the construction could be related to a historical time.
I paint people not because of what they are like, not exactly in spite of what they are like, but how they happen to be.
Life becomes inspiring, not in spite of the problems and the hard hits, but because of them.
Joni Eareckson Tada
However, in spite of the general perception that monetary policy should be conducted so as to avert deflation, a central bank cannot lower interest rates below the zero lower bound.
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
The arts in America exist in spite of America, not because of America.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
People who are scientists today are scientists in spite of the system, typically, not because of it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I have quite a decent constitution in spite of all my abuse of it and my advanced years. I'm still quite robust.
I would never do anything just for spite.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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