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A real hangover is nothing to try out family remedies on. The only cure for a real hangover is death.
I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the way I am, that's good. If they don't, that's too bad.
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.
Never, never listen to anybody that try to discourage you.
Never try to leap from a standstill.
Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
When you're young, try to be realistic; as you get older, become idealistic. You'll live longer.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey... Doesn't try it on.
I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.
I try to be grateful for the abundance of the blessings that I have, for the journey that I'm on and to relish each day as a gift.
When I'm writing something, I try not to get analytical about it as I'm doing it, as I'm writing it.
So many things happen for every event, and if you try to manipulate it, it means you are struggling against the whole universe, and that's just silly.
I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.
I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person.
My experiences at Princeton have made me far more aware of my 'blackness' than ever before. I have found that at Princeton, no matter how liberal and open-minded some of my white professors and classmates try to be toward me, I sometimes feel like a visitor on campus; as if I really don't belong.
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be 'consistent'.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
I try to keep an open mind but I'm so tired of the mediocrity.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.
Natalie du Toit
Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad.
If you try to fight the course, it will beat you.
I look at athletes in all sports and try to picture what kind of football player they'd be, what position they'd play and so on.
But if I wasn't playing, I would drink Saturdays, then Sunday, then Monday. Then I would try and train and it was no good, then have another drink just to pass the day away.
Nobody thinks of themselves as sexy, really. Some days you go, 'Hey, I'm not going too bad today.' But if you try and be sexy, you'll never be sexy.
Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
I think it is important to begin with a statement in your speech that grabs the attention of the audience. I try to make my opening line 15 words or less.
Charles R. Swindoll
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