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Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.
The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord's promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.
Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one.
I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.
I don't think you should be allowed to eat in a restaurant if you haven't waited tables at least once. It's so irritating when I see people being rude to waiters, like, it makes me want to slit their throats! Like, really? You're really this inconsiderate?
Bill Clinton sitting on Air Force One getting his hair cut while people around the country cooled their heels and waited for him, became a metaphor for a populist president who had gotten drunk with the perks of his own power and was sort of, you know, not sensitive to what people wanted.
Dee Dee Myers
I've loved some gadgets that were not worthy, and I've loved gadgets that I would have loved more if I had waited for their developers to figure out how to really make them work, but I loved them anyway.
A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.
John Henry Newman
Life is made up of a series of judgments on insufficient data, and if we waited to run down all our doubts, it would flow past us.
Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better.
E. W. Howe
I waited at the counter of a white restaurant for eleven years. When they finally integrated, they didn't have what I wanted.
I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.
John Henry Newman
If you wait until those weapons pose a direct, clear, present danger to the United States, you've probably waited too long.
If I waited for perfection... I would never write a word.
So I did that for a long time in my career, and I waited for parts to play myself just physically down a little bit. But I do feel like I'm at a place in my career now where I don't necessarily fret about that too much anymore.
Because our generation has waited so long to have babies, we feel we've 'discovered' something that women have been doing for thousands of years. I have no illusions that I will be in the same situation as the average working mother. I'm not trying to prove anything - I just want to have kids.
Our first No. 1 was 'Why' and we waited two years to have another one. It felt like forever, and now I feel like I'm celebrating one every few months, which I love.
I am on the power toothbrush train and I'm asking people to try to using an Oral B power toothbrush. I just started using one and I cannot believe that I waited this long to use a power toothbrush. It's so much easier than using a manual toothbrush.
I would have been happy to have waited till I was in my mid- to late-30s before I got married, but you don't choose when these things happen, and when they do, there's no doubt in your mind.
If I waited till I felt like writing, I'd never write at all.
I waited a long time to have children because I had this career that was kind of like my kid, it required as much nurturing.
Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am.
I waited for my first kiss.
Carly Rae Jepsen
Well, I've always just - I've never really gone out looking for work. I always waited for it to sort of hit me on the head.
So many women waited until later to get married and then even later after they got married to have children. And then they have problems, and it takes them five, six, seven years to have children.
There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne.
I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock.
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