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Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
William Butler Yeats
My best personality trait that I think I'm very approachable. And my worst is that I can be moody.
The worst part of success is, to me, adapting to it. It's scary.
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself.
For many people, commuting is the worst part of the day, and policies that can make commuting shorter and more convenient would be a straightforward way to reduce minor but widespread suffering.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The truth of the matter is, beauty is a specific thing, rare and fleeting. Some of us have it in our teens, 20s and 30s and then lose it; most of us have it not at all. And that's perfectly okay. But lying to yourself that you have it when you don't seems to me simple-minded at best and psychotic at worst.
I always get sick of these conversations where people are so obsessed with pixels, with high definition, and even with technology in general. I find it just dull and heartless. And so I wanted to use only the worst machines.
I can't stand to watch anything that I'm in. I tear it apart. The worst thing you can do is leave me alone and let me watch what I'm in. It's abusive.
Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.
Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you'll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.
I flunked my exam for university two times before I was accepted by what was considered my city's worst university, Hangzhou Teachers University. I was studying to be a high school English teacher. In my university, I was elected student chairman and later became chairman of the city's Students Federation.
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
Most people think I am very nice; they think I'm their friend, which is lucky, but it means you're never allowed to be in a bad mood. They take it personally. The worst is when you're on holiday with your family.
The essential truth is that sometimes you're worried that they'll find out it's a fluke, that you don't really have it. You've lost the muse or - the worst dread - you never had it at all. I went through all that madness early on.
Procrastination is probably my worst habit out of many. Especially when it comes to paperwork.
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
The worst thing to call somebody is crazy. It's dismissive.
I need to eat a lot; otherwise, I feel faint. I get in the worst moods if I don't eat.
Far worst of all, the fever had settled in Mary's eyes, and Mary was blind.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I've received.
All Bridget Jones did was give us a word for it - singleton - which was the worst possible thing.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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