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Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
Hubert H. Humphrey
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.
All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.
Franklin P. Jones
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.
My first job is big sister and I take that very seriously.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
What I am trying to get across to you; is please take of yourselves and those that you love; because that is what we are hear for, that's all we got, and that is all we can take with us. Are you with me?
Stevie Ray Vaughan
I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I'm so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don't have the guts to take their names out of the book.
I used to take my short stories to girls' homes and read them to them. Can you imagine the reaction reading a short story to a girl instead of pawing her?
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Never take anything for granted.
Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.
Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.
John C. Maxwell
Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.
One of my goals upon becoming Secretary of State was to take diplomacy out of capitals, out of government offices, into the media, into the streets of countries.
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