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If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.
Louise L. Hay
In the film world, we can all be heroes. In the real world, where heroism can cost you your life or the life of the ones you love, people aren't so willing to make those sacrifices. When they do, they are set apart from the rest of us.
I really admire artists that are willing to take a different approach and a different angle to their shows.
How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you're interaction with them was positive?
Driving a stock car does not require much handling ability, at least not as compared to Grand Prix racing, because the tracks are simple banked ovals and there is almost no shifting of gears. So, qualifying becomes a test of raw nerve - of how fast a man is willing to take a curve.
The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others.
I think one of the important evolutions is that we no longer feel compulsively the need to argue, or to justify things on a kind of rational level. We are much more willing to admit that certain things are completely instinctive and others are really intellectual.
I think many of my books, including 'Handle with Care,' including 'My Sister's Keeper,' circle back to how far are we willing to go for the people we love? I think love changes the way we think. It's the thing that takes you out of what your normal set of beliefs would be.
It'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice, snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing.
I was not willing to give up because I was born to like taking risks and that is my way of life.
It's important to build trust if you're trying to deal with big things. Big issues require everybody to get outside their comfort zone, and people are more willing to do so if they believe that their partner is sincere in their efforts. And the only way you can do that is to engage them on a personal level.
Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
Even if you do something that others might consider wrong, you should at least be willing to talk about it and tell your parents what you're doing because you believe it's right.
Millennials are more aware of society's many challenges than previous generations and less willing to accept maximizing shareholder value as a sufficient goal for their work. They are looking for a broader social purpose and want to work somewhere that has such a purpose.
Every single thing that you learn really just gives you more comfort. It's something I counsel kids all the time: if someone is willing to teach you something for free, take them up on it. Do it. Every single time. All it does is make you more likely to be able to succeed. And it's kind of a nice way to go through life.
Art is basically made by dissatisfied people who are willing to find some means to relieve the dissatisfaction.
Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising the standards by which they judge themselves - and by which they are willing to be judged.
Frederick W. Smith
You have to be tough-skinned and willing to accept criticism, and at the same time, just try to do music that you like and you are proud of and not just whatever you think it's going to take to get you on the radio.
Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want.
If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food, the farmer can pass on the savings.
It is crucial for scientists to be willing to be wrong; otherwise, you might not do the most important experiments, or you may ignore your most important findings.
Stanley B. Prusiner
Many people who want to be great aren't willing to do the work to make it possible!
Indeed, it is as important to learn how to receive a blessing as it is to be willing to give one.
The fact that you are willing to say, 'I do not understand, and it is fine,' is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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