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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
The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life.
John W. Gardner
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity.
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.
I find that music makes people just sit and listen, firstly. Then, they seem to interpret their own emotions with the music and it makes them ponder their own life a lot. And then they start to question: Am I happy in my work? Am I happy in my relationships? What am I striving for?
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
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.
That's what we're striving for, making us a contender in every race.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
People striving for approval from others become phony.
I began working quite young, writing, growing, maturing, always striving to top myself - to make people laugh hard at things they know and believe deep in their hearts to be true.
Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy achievement and growth; it's a shield.
It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
One day in God's grace is equivalent to a thousand days of striving by your own efforts.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
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.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
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.
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 think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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