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Some of us, for better or worse, develop very stable, consistent, and largely predictable machineries of self. But in others, the self machinery is more flexible and more open to unexpected turns.
From the viewpoint of political power, culture is absolutely vital. So vital, indeed, that power cannot operate without it. It is culture, in the sense of the everyday habits and beliefs of a people, which beds power down, makes it appear natural and inevitable, turns it into spontaneous reflex and response.
The Internet will win because it is relentless. Like a cannibal, it even turns on it own. Though early portals like Prodigy and AOL once benefited from their first-mover status, competitors surpassed them as technology and consumer preferences changed.
Giving builds loyal customers and turns those customers into supporters... You can find passion and profit and meaning all at once, right now.
Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve.
A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
Turns out you have a really fun time if you go to work every day and focus on being silly and funny and happy!
Most directors that I've worked with - I've worked with before, especially in Holland - and they know that I'm somebody who talks and asks, and talks, and talks, and talks and questions and turns things around. I'm like a little cat, walking around my little nest until I find my place.
Carice van Houten
He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.
You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
To me, it's OK to have differences. But we don't have to be mad about it. You know? And I think that's where sometimes we get so passionate that we - you know, it turns into anger.
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When you are down and out something always turns up - and it is usually the noses of your friends.
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
Cancer is messy and scary. You throw everything at it, but don't forget to throw love at it. It turns out that might be the best weapon of all.
It usually helps me write by reading - somehow the reading gear in your head turns the writing gear.
When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
No other country in the world does what we do. On every issue, the world turns to us, not simply because of the size of our economy or our military might - but because of the ideals we stand for, and the burdens we bear to advance them.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
French is the language that turns dirt into romance.
The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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