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When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.
You'll see more and more perfection of that - computer as servant. But the next thing is going to be computer as a guide or agent.
The desktop metaphor was invented because one, you were a stand-alone device, and two, you had to manage your own storage. That's a very big thing in a desktop world. And that may go away. You may not have to manage your own storage. You may not store much before too long.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.
Why can't you share your bed? The most loving thing to do is to share your bed with someone. It's very charming. It's very sweet. It's what the whole world should do.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in.
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.
Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Here's the thing with me and the religious thing. This is the flat-out truth: I find the religiosity and philosophy in the music. I don't find it anywhere else.
Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.
It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
I know now that there is no one thing that is true - it is all true.
In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job, but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this, and I am prepared to join them.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid.
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
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