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It's not worth doing something unless you were doing something that someone, somewere, would much rather you weren't doing.
No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
I'm not an example for how people should live their lives. Never in my life would I ever set out to be an example for people on how to live their lives. If you need an example for how to live, then you just shouldn't have been born. Straight up.
Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
Margaret J. Wheatley
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all - the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
My father wasn't around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, 'Why me? Why don't I have a father? Why isn't he around? Why did he leave my mother?' But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, 'I don't know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?'
As a global society, we do not have to agree, endorse or condone the lifestyle choices of others. However, history has taught us that we equally cannot and should not excuse those who would hide behind religion or misuse God's word to justify bigotry and persecution.
He would make a lovely corpse.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you're available.
A woman can be anything the man who loves her would have her be.
James M. Barrie
If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
There is a need for financial reform along ethical lines that would produce in its turn an economic reform to benefit everyone. This would nevertheless require a courageous change of attitude on the part of political leaders.
It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.
I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.
I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike.
Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from a wife.
With my feelings, I hold a lot in, because I didn't always have boundaries and people would take advantage of situations because I'm a nice guy.
My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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