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Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.
If you bend a branch until it's horizontal, the sap will slow to a stopping point: a comma or colon, made of leaves grown into one another and over one another and hardened. Out of this pause comes a flower, which unfolds itself in spirals, as if the leaf form, unable to keep to its line, had begun to pivot.
I could paint for a hundred years, a thousand years without stopping and I would still feel as though I knew nothing.
I enjoy going on motorcycle trips and stopping in small towns and enjoying drinks with the locals.
I have a real problem with stillness. With just stopping and being quiet.
So I rang up a local building firm, I said 'I want a skip outside my house.' He said 'I'm not stopping you.'
Of any stopping place in life, it is good to ask whether it will be a good place from which to go on as well as a good place to remain.
Mary Catherine Bateson
Mindfulness has helped me succeed in almost every dimension of my life. By stopping regularly to look inward and become aware of my mental state, I stay connected to the source of my actions and thoughts and can guide them with considerably more intention.
Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.
I want to keep pushing the limits to see what's possible. That's the nice thing about ski racing - no one is stopping you from going faster.
Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.
When we go out to the country and just sit there, what we're really doing is just switching off various kinds of alertness that we don't have to use. When we do that, we are stopping being defensive. We are no longer shutting ourselves off from different types of experiences, we are welcoming them in.
It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
The hardest thing for me about making movies, and that included 'M*A*S*H' because it was made like a movie, was starting and stopping.
A quintessential experience is to raft the Rio Grande through the Blue Mountains, stopping off at waterfalls and having picnics of barbecued fish.
I love TV now, and 'Modern Family,' but what draws me back to theater is that initial instinct of wanting to be a theater actor. I love the challenge of starting a play and not stopping until you finish. I love the immediacy of trusting your instincts.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
A father draws boundaries and calls a halt, whenever necessary. As I didn't have that, I was able to stay childishly naive that much longer - so I did what I liked, because there was nobody stopping me, even when I got it wrong.
Communism in Cuba will collapse sooner or later because you can't control the free flow of information. Communism prevents organizations from developing by stopping the flow of information. The system is based on police and listening devices and triggers the worst characteristics in humans.
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
Our breath gets shallow and ineffective when we are in a stressed state. I advocate stopping whatever you're doing for a couple of minutes five times a day, closing your eyes and taking deep breaths.
The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
Stopping bad things is a significant public service.
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
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