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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.
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.
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 stopped smoking. When I stopped smoking, my voice changed... so drastically, I couldn't believe it myself.
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.
Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.
India has reduced its dependence on Iranian oil. I know their refineries have stopped asking for orders to purchase Iranian oil.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
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.
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.
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 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
Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I'm not interested in, I can't even feign interest.
Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. It's totally dishonest.
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
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 the inner city, there's a mentality that the government owes you something. My breakthrough came when I stopped feeling sorry for myself and took responsibility for every part of my life. No more pity parties. I've gotta love me more than anybody else loves me.
Mary J. Blige
You know I love pot, and I love beer, but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.
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.
Okay, so, when I was a kid, definitely the drawings and the illustration. Then I stopped in sixth grade or so. And then I started again when I was in my twenties. I really didn't progress since then, so the way I draw is the way I drew in sixth grade.
It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.
I've stopped apologizing to myself for having this great period of success and financial acceptance.
I stopped living according to my core values. I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to.
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