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Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Louise L. Hay
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works.
Works of art often last forever, or nearly so. But exhibitions themselves, especially gallery exhibitions, are like flowers; they bloom and then they die, then exist only as memories, or pressed in magazines and books.
I have all the tools and gadgets. I tell my son, who's a producer, 'You never work for the machine; the machine works for you.'
Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another... But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth.
There's a lot of gimmick infringement out there, but that's cool. It's a compliment. But it all started right when I first came into the Garden. I came down to 'Eye of the Tiger' and when I hit the ring with the Sheik, I just put my hand up to my ear by accident, and the crowd got louder. I was like 'Oh, that works.'
When you go out of your comfort zone and it works there's nothing more satisfying.
When you make a book or you make a movie, it is almost like hitting on somebody. It's not because you want to seduce people that you will seduce them; you can hit on somebody and it doesn't work. But when you hit on them and it works, then it's really cool.
You have to challenge yourself and your muscles. When you are really regimented, it's the same over and over and you start to get comfortable. Switching up the style of training works your muscles differently.
I like globalization; I want to say it works, but it is hard to say that when six hundred million people are slipping backwards.
The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share.
And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary.
I am the first one to go to university in my family. I am the first writer as well. My dad is a retired policeman, and my mom works for a glass-processing company. She is health-and-safety manager, and my stepfather is a plumber. I have four half siblings, one from my mom's marriage and three from my dad's marriage, so we are kind of scattered.
Do all things without grumbling. Why? You have a sovereign God who is on your side, who works everything together for your good.
Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
I'm generally a very pragmatic person: that which works, works.
The thing about living with any disability is that you adapt; you do what works for you.
Like the United Nations, there is something inspirational about New York as a great melting pot of different cultures and traditions. And if this is the city that never sleeps, the United Nations works tirelessly, around the clock around the world.
My first job was in sixth grade, sweeping the clay tennis courts at the yacht club near my house, which I was not a member of. Always had to pay my own rent. But I don't really have any concept of how money works. I don't know how much things cost. Like a BMW. Or a quart of milk. It's embarrassing.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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