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I could have easily been a statistic. Growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it was easy - a little too easy - to get into trouble. Surrounded by poor schools, lack of resources, high unemployment rates, poverty, gangs and more, I watched as many of my peers fell victim to a vicious cycle of diminished opportunities and imprisonment.
The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.
The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!
Richard P. Feynman
I've had trouble now and again in Nigeria because I have spoken up about the mistreatment of factions in the country because of difference in religion. These are things we should put behind us.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.
Willem de Kooning
Stubborn people get themselves in a lot of trouble, but they also get things done.
Ease is the enemy of the artist. When things get too easy, you're in trouble.
The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.
Herbert V. Prochnow
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
Roger Tory Peterson
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
We can choose a path that leads us into trouble. It all comes down to our decisions at the end of the day.
I am a hopeless romantic who falls in lust and gets in trouble. I love my work and am very productive, yet I always find time to play.
Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.
The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it's too late.
Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
When a company seeks a new chief executive officer, or a university a new vice-chancellor, enormous trouble is taken to find the best person.
Women - always in trouble with them, but can't live without them.
I don't do anything in order to cause trouble. It just so happens that what I do naturally causes trouble. I'm proud to be a troublemaker.
I was a little troublemaker. Always trying to get in trouble, always mischief, like throwing rocks at cars when I was younger, all that kind of stuff.
I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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