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The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and fans are - and the rest go away - which in my mind is an OK thing.
There is no such thing as perfect security, only varying levels of insecurity.
The best thing about me is that I am generally very honest - not hurtfully honest, but honest. The worst thing about me is that everybody can make me feel guilty. I feel responsible about things that don't even concern me.
One thing the gay rights movement taught the world is the importance of being visible.
Charles M. Blow
I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
What I've enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn - I love it!
I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on.
The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that's very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward.
I do what I do because it is the right thing to do. I am a warrior, and it is the way of the warrior to fight superior odds.
There's no changing your mind about whom you love. That's part of the tough thing about being in love - it's sort of undeniable.
There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.
The lotus comes from the murkiest water but grows into the purest thing.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
Booker T. Washington
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall.
The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard.
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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