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Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport.
As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.
Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
Sometimes we spend more efforts with people that are strangers in terms of making an impression than the person that's closest to us. And you just gotta remember not to take for granted that person that's closest to you.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss... That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.
Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn't take any brains to complain.
Robert A. Cook
A good teacher who can take the zero pay and help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially, is literally an angel.
It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.
Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
It's your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don't take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.
Even when I was a hip-hop DJ I always kept it classy. The motto is always 'flashy but classy.' You've got to be original and stand out from the crowd and take some chances. But you've always got to keep it classy.
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
If you don't take the chance to live life, what can you say at the end of it?
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
One of my earliest memories is of seeing my mother in her beach chair, reading a book under an umbrella by the water's edge while my sisters and I played beside her. Of all the life lessons she taught me, that is one of my favorites: to take time at a place I love, restore my spirit with books and the beach.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
Buy the ticket, take the ride.
Hunter S. Thompson
Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
To have faith doesn't mean you get any less frustrated when you don't do your best, but you know that it's not life and death. Take what you're given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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