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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.
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.
It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
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.
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.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
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
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
Aren't we all striving to be overpaid for what we do?
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.
When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world.
If one comes across sometimes as being cold or brusque, it's simply because I'm striving for the best.
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.
If you're gay and you can't hold hands, or you're black and you can't catch a taxi, or you're a woman and you can't go into the park, you are aware there's a menace. That's costly on a psychic level. The world should be striving to make all its members secure.
Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
Judges have to have the humility to recognize that they operate within a system of precedent, shaped by other judges equally striving to live up to the judicial oath.
I'm always striving to lose weight. And it's not a matter of wanting to be a size 3 again - I brought out my leotards, and a friend thought they were doll clothes. Being heavy isn't good for you. How long can your heart take the strain? So, I never give up, but it's hard.
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
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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