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The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off.
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things... Life is one crisis after another.
Richard M. Nixon
I view my strongest competition as myself. You're always trying to top yourself, rather than worrying about what other people are doing.
John C. Reilly
My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.
To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
Robert M. Pirsig
Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top - I think that's the main thing for me to work on.
Balancing family and work is a top priority for me, and I treat it as such. Meaning, I actually put specific family time and events in my calendar so that precious time is dedicated and properly blocked off from any work that may try to sneak its way into my schedule.
There's no doubt that the squad needs strengthening if we are to get back up among the top three because they are operating on another level to us at the moment.
Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
People talk about Bollywood being very kitsch, and just songs and dances, and over the top and colorful.
I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
I attract a crowd, not because I'm an extrovert or I'm over the top or I'm oozing with charisma. It's because I care.
My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent.
I love a good road trip. And I have been known to sing cheesy '80s songs at the top of my lungs on a windy road when no one can hear.
I'm looking to expand my portfolio while I'm on top and while I'm young.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
You've got the top 400 Americans owning more wealth than the bottom 150 million Americans. Most folks do not think that is right.
Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.
It's hard enough to be a middle-school kid, because you're dealing with so many facets of your identity - you're changing socially, you're changing physically, you're changing emotionally, everything is in flux, and to put race on top of that as well and have to figure out your racial identity is extremely hard.
I would say a must-do in Canada would be to go skiing at Whistler in Vancouver. You could take a chair lift for, like, a half hour to the top of this mountain, and you ski down; it takes like so long to get to the bottom. You go past the clouds. It's absolutely incredible.
Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left.
The great challenge working on this show for me is wearing polyester all day long and having the worst haircut known to man at the top of my head and sitting under fluorescent lights. That is America, people. Polyester, bad haircuts, under fluorescent lights.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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