Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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A man's pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.
The ambition and focus that propel you to success can also be your downfall.
We have self-centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the way we think, our self-awareness, which is our greatest blessing, is also our downfall.
I tend to treat everyone like equals. That is my downfall, though, because Oprah is Oprah, and Barack is Barack, and you've gotta come in with a certain level of respect and admiration and love while still having that respect. Look at them - these people are, at this point, royalty. I think I get a little too chummy.
I like food too much to go on some crazy diet. French fries are my favorite downfall.
But marriage goes in waves. You've got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don't put the work and the effort into it. You've got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.
I love to eat, I love to feed people, and I'm a great cook. I joked with my friends that I wanted to write a book where desserts had to be extensively researched, since I have a terrible sweet tooth. My particular downfall is cake.
A lot of players get to a certain point they don't want to make mistakes. They just want everyone to see how great they are. That ends up being their downfall. You put a cap on yourself.
Our epoch is a time of tragic collision between matter and spirit and of the downfall of the purely material world view.
I do things because I enjoy it. That used to be my downfall, but now it's the upside.
Impulse decisions can often be our downfall when it comes to sticking to good habits. Do something to buy yourself some time when you're experiencing those 'moments' of weakness, and often, the urge will pass. If you keep the cookies in a box in the basement, you might find it's not worth the effort to go get them.
The straight line leads to the downfall of humanity.
Every generation has a macabre notion that wars, government prohibition, natural disasters or mankind itself could be the downfall of society and the world as a whole.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Frank Lloyd Wright
These tabloid magazines - I think they're hideous and the downfall of society.
Arguably, my student status and perhaps my gender were also my downfall with respect to the Nobel Prize, which was awarded to Professor Antony Hewish and Professor Martin Ryle. At the time, science was still perceived as being carried out by distinguished men.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall.
I'm the catalyst for the downfall of the Blairites, the Clintonites, the Bushites, and all these dreadful people who work hand in glove with Goldman Sachs and everybody else, have made themselves rich, and ruined our countries. I couldn't be happier.
We all think we've got one more boxing match in us, and that, probably, will be the downfall of Floyd Mayweather, George Foreman, Manny Pacquiao. We'll overstay our welcome.
I know there are people who are praying for my downfall, but they're going to be like, 'Wow, Xan's actually an artist.'
Women are what completely inspire me, and they have also been my downfall.
We had many good directors - John Carpenter, Brian De Palma - but things have become polluted by business, money and bad relationships. The success of the horror genre has led to its downfall.
Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that's their downfall.
No matter what players say or people say, you want to be liked and appreciated, even if you've had a downfall.
I'm a food addict, that's my downfall.
I'm not sure whether it's going to be the downfall of Rome - social media. There are too many secrets.
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