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Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.
You don't stumble upon your heritage. It's there, just waiting to be explored and shared.
What surprises me, what amazes me, is that it seems the military people were expecting to stumble on large quantities of gas, chemical weapons and biological weapons.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Entrepreneurship is like a computer game in which you have to master every level before achieving success. Startups repeatedly stumble and have to go back to the drawing board. The best way to skip some levels and to increase the odds of survival is to learn from others who have already played the game.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
You must thank the gods for art, those of us who have been fortunate enough to stumble onto this means of venting our craziness, our meanness, our towering disgust.
Serial tasking is hard because switching tasks is hard, even when the tasks are easy and similar. In some experiments, bilingual speakers are asked to read out numbers, first in one language and then midway in another language. They often stumble at the switch, taking many tries before they hit their stride again.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Arthur Ward
I used to think that nails-down-a-chalkboard was the worst sound in the world. Then I moved on to people-eating-cereal-on-the-phone. But only this week did I stumble across the rightful winner: it's the sound of a baggage carousel coming to a grinding halt, having reunited every passenger on your flight with their luggage, except for you.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.
Companies that grow for the sake of growth or that expand into areas outside their core business strategy often stumble. On the other hand, companies that build scale for the benefit of their customers and shareholders more often succeed over time.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put you in a reflective place.
Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.
Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.
Philately is normally a boys' hobby but for some reason it was in vogue at my junior school. Between the ages of eight and ten I collected avidly. I'd pore over my Stanley Gibbons book, obsessively checking my collection's value. I always hoped I'd stumble across a really valuable one, a Penny Black or an Inverted Jenny, but it wasn't to be.
You don't quit because you happen to be behind. You want to see how you do. And who knows? Maybe somebody will stumble.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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