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Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
I think that if you can convey a kind of a complexity, a mystery, a truth in stillness, that, to me, is really worth striving for, and I totally agree with Michael Fassbender in that less is more. If it's going on inside you, the camera will find it.
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
Aren't we all striving to be overpaid for what we do?
To become a good cook is to know yourself, and I, at this point, know myself. I know myself, and I know the cook I want to be and the cook I am striving to be.
I want them to come away with discovering the music inside them. And not thinking about themselves as jazz musicians, but thinking about themselves as good human beings, striving to be a great person and maybe they'll become a great musician.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
A woman caring for her children; a woman striving to excel in the private sector; a woman partnering with her neighbors to make their street safer; a woman running for office to improve her country - they all have something to offer, and the more our societies empower women, the more we receive in return.
Queen Rania of Jordan
We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
There's really no way to be perfect. Perfectionism is a silly trait to have, so in a lot of ways that inspired the world of 'Divergent,' in which everyone is striving toward that ideal and falling short of it.
But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.
Ralph Vaughan Williams
To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
I was striving to be the most muscular man, and it got me into the movies. It got me everything that I have.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
Thomas a Kempis
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
I salute all the nations of the Arab Spring and I salute the heroic people of Syria who are striving for freedom, democracy and reform.
In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures.
Edward de Bono
They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment.
One day in God's grace is equivalent to a thousand days of striving by your own efforts.
There are popular celebrities, there are unpopular celebrities and then there are the walking dead. You know the walking dead when you see them: they look like Mel Gibson, still striving for drunken charm in an L.A. County mug shot, after getting picked up on a DWI charge that included anti-semitic slurs directed at the police.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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