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Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.
Presents don't really mean much to me. I don't want to sound mawkish, but - it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love.
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.
I'm saying to be a hero is means you step across the line and are willing to make a sacrifice, so heroes always are making a sacrifice. Heroes always take a risk. Heroes always deviant. Heroes always doing something that most people don't and we want to change - I want to democratise heroism to say any of us can be a hero.
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That's my life motto.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
I think a good friend, to me, is all about trust and loyalty. You don't ever want to second-guess whether you can tell your friend something.
People will always have an opinion, but you have to live life the way you want to. It's very easy to tell others what to do, but difficult to implement it on yourself.
I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
We want to do a lot of stuff; we're not in great shape. We didn't get a good night's sleep. We're a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It's a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
A basketball team is like the five fingers on your hand. If you can get them all together, you have a fist. That's how I want you to play.
I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I've had and also the people I've had around me. I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we're even alive at all.
Lana Del Rey
My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what's keeping my head above the water.
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
We write for the same reason that we walk, talk, climb mountains or swim the oceans - because we can. We have some impulse within us that makes us want to explain ourselves to other human beings. That's why we paint, that's why we dare to love someone - because we have the impulse to explain who we are.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
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