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In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
I like to be as free as possible at all times.
I don't concern myself with award. I'd been to the party enough times to know it really didn't matter.
Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times.
I mean, when you grow up in the inner city and you grow up in a single-parent household, that's - those are humbling times, you know?
I have dual citizenship; it just so happens I live in America. I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood, and at least three times a week dream I am back there.
I'm a sinner just like everybody else and I have my faults and I've been through my dark times in my life to where I wasn't walking the walk and talking the talk, or I may have been talking the talk, but I wasn't walking the walk.
When you look at a family, if you have a family that never interacts with each other, never has strong conversation with each other, never has disagreements, nine times out of ten you have a very cold family and they're not going to be, at the end, they're not going to be close.
I've jumped out of an airplane 34 times. I've dove 212 feet under water. I've done a lot of things that defied death.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
I remember times when I was at shows and the person onstage locked eyes with me. And in that moment, everything was right with the world. I think that's part of my job, to create these thousands of moments every night. And for the rest of their life, they can say, 'You guys looked at me,' or 'You sweated on me,' or 'I got your gum.'
Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point.
It is true, there are many bad people; there are more of them than in the past, but that is because there are more people, meaning the population has tripled; there must be three times more bad people.
Here is my prescription to heal all wounds. Watch the film 'Funny Girl' at least five times, eat at least 45 chocolate bars, and hang out with all those friends you blew off to hang out with your ex. I truly believe that, through a combination of Nutella, old pals and Barbra Streisand, we can achieve happiness and, very probably, world peace.
A lot of times I blend in a little bit easier because I'm not like a basketball player who's going to stand out because of his height.
In my work, there's a tremendous amount of rejection and waves of fertile and fallow times.
I always love training at crazy times - it's an edge I'm creating over everyone else.
We reward people for making money off money, and moving money around and dividing up mortgages a thousand times over, selling it to China... and it becomes this shell game.
The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together.
Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I get inspired at different times and in different ways.
If you're married you'll have tough times.
Leonardo da Vinci
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