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I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will.
Joan of Arc
We have the character of an island nation: independent, forthright, passionate in defence of our sovereignty. We can no more change this British sensibility than we can drain the English Channel. And because of this sensibility, we come to the European Union with a frame of mind that is more practical than emotional.
Starbucks is not an advertiser; people think we are a great marketing company, but in fact we spend very little money on marketing and more money on training our people than advertising.
The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live as if there isn't and to die to find out that there is.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
One rose says more than the dozen.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
Carl T. Rowan
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one's soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.
Samuel L. Jackson
Ice cream is the perfect buffer, because you can do things in a somewhat lighthearted way. Plus, people have an emotional response to ice cream; it's more than just food. So I think when you combine caring, and eating wonderful food, it's a very powerful combination.
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
I would like to be remembered as a man who had a wonderful time living life, a man who had good friends, fine family - and I don't think I could ask for anything more than that, actually.
I love you more than my own skin.
There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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