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Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
I want all this loud profanity in the street stopped. I want people to think about choices.
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
I stopped smoking. When I stopped smoking, my voice changed... so drastically, I couldn't believe it myself.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973.
As soon as I started writing, other writers stopped wanting me acting in their shows - maybe they thought I was going to rewrite them.
I got sober. I stopped killing myself with alcohol. I began to think: 'Wait a minute - if I can stop doing this, what are the possibilities?' And slowly it dawned on me that it was maybe worth the risk.
India has reduced its dependence on Iranian oil. I know their refineries have stopped asking for orders to purchase Iranian oil.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me.
J. K. Rowling
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
We should be dreaming. We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we're too sophisticated as adults, as a nation. We stopped dreaming. We should always have dreams.
I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
You know I love pot, and I love beer, but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.
The problem is, women have stopped setting the bar high.
Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. It's totally dishonest.
It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.
If I were overweight because I ate too much, I would have far more of a complex. I would know if I just stopped eating and showed a little discipline I would be thin. But there's not a hell of a lot I can do about being short. You just gotta run with it.
Michael J. Fox
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
I used to write a monthly column for the 'New York Times' syndicate. But I stopped because I found it really hard to have one extreme opinion a month. I don't know how these columnists have two or three ideas a week; I was having difficulty having 12 things to say a year.
If a film is not a success, then that's just the way things are. Nothing I can do can make a difference. I have stopped worrying about it.
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