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I like to joke that I probably hold the world record for rejection letters. Yes, the truth is that I was fed up of being rejected repeatedly, and self-publication was an act of defiance at traditional publishing. But life works in strange ways.
I think capital punishment works great. Every killer you kill never kills again.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Advertising works most effectively when it's in line with what people are already trying to do. And people are trying to communicate in a certain way on Facebook - they share information with their friends, they learn about what their friends are doing - so there's really a whole new opportunity for a new type of advertising model within that.
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Young children seem to be learning who to share this toy with and figure out how it works, while adolescents seem to be exploring some very deep and profound questions: 'How should this society work? How should relationships among people work?' The exploration is: 'Who am I, what am I doing?'
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
I'm not that good looking. That's why 'Gangnam Style' works. If someone handsome uses that phrase it's just awkward. But if someone like me uses it, it's funny.
We must create a kind of globalization that works for everyone... and not just for a few.
Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
There is a part of me that will forever want to be walking under autumn leaves, carrying a briefcase containing the works of Shakespeare and Yeats and a portable chess set. I will pass an old tree under which once on a summer night I lay on the grass with a fragrant young woman and we quoted e.e. cummings back and forth.
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.
Every guitarist I would cross paths with would tell me that I should have a flashy guitar, whatever the latest fashion model was, and I used to say, 'Why? Mine works, doesn't it? It's a piece of wood and six strings, and it works.'
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Louise L. Hay
I like globalization; I want to say it works, but it is hard to say that when six hundred million people are slipping backwards.
When humor works, it works because it's clarifying what people already feel. It has to come from someplace real.
Everyone finds their own version of Charles Dickens. The child-victim, the irrepressibly ambitious young man, the reporter, the demonic worker, the tireless walker. The radical, the protector of orphans, helper of the needy, man of good works, the republican. The hater and the lover of America. The giver of parties, the magician, the traveler.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don't put it on a platform. I don't campaign about it. It's just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being - my wife, Sheryl - which I was never able to do before.
The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.
The thing about living with any disability is that you adapt; you do what works for you.
Leonardo da Vinci
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