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This seems to be the law of progress in everything we do; it moves along a spiral rather than a perpendicular; we seem to be actually going out of the way, and yet it turns out that we were really moving upward all the time.
Frances E. Willard
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.
Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
I was lucky enough to get to perform on stage in front of 20 million people on TV, and 150 thousand in concerts. For 15 minutes I got to be a rock star, the 15 minutes is great! It turns into Spinal Tap after 20 minutes.
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.
Where every something, being blent together turns to a wild of nothing.
What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.
C. S. Lewis
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
Abused patience turns to fury.
Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
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.
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
There was one thing my daddy wouldn't tolerate in any shape, form or fashion, and that was being unkind or rude to somebody. That was just very important to my folks. And as it turns out, that was a legacy that he left me that money can't buy, is how to be able to treat people.
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.
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.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
It usually helps me write by reading - somehow the reading gear in your head turns the writing gear.
The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy.
Hubert H. Humphrey
When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
Sometimes it seems as if there are more solutions than problems. On closer scrutiny, it turns out that many of today's problems are a result of yesterday's solutions.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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