Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.
You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.
If you're lucky enough to have a pretty girl love you and share herself and sleep with you, make that your secret. The best way to spoil love is by talking to too many people about it.
We drink one another's health and spoil our own.
Jerome K. Jerome
I remember thinking quite logically that I didn't want to spoil my children with wealth and so that I would create a foundation, but not knowing exactly what it would focus on.
Everybody is different. Some people like to share more. I just wouldn't want to spoil someone's opinion of me by them knowing me as a person instead of an artist.
Marina and the Diamonds
People warned us that if we went to them whenever they cried and refused to spank them, we would harm them irrevocably, but we decided there's simply no way to spoil a child. After all, they aren't apples.
If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat - in other words, turn you into an adult.
P. J. O'Rourke
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil, and we all count ourselves among them.
That's what I do this for, to secure my family's future. I don't care about anything else. I'm able to spoil people, and that's the best thing.
It bothers me when people spoil the market.
No one can make the most of himself until he looks upon his life as a magnificent possibility, the materials for a great masterpiece, to mar or spoil which would be a great tragedy.
Orison Swett Marden
If you don't treat an ingredient and its flavors with respect - if you drown it in oil, for instance - you'll spoil it.
Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
It's silly to work hard the whole week and then spoil it by not preparing properly before the game.
If a film is suitable for family viewing, it should remain so, and if a film has some adult content, it should remain so, and these genres should never be mixed and spoil the vision of the story teller.
I spoil the hell out of my kids.
The Islamists will try to spoil everything for everyone.
I'm just going to try and be a good dad and not spoil the kid: give him love and encouragement but also discipline. Me and my woman, we don't want him to feel too entitled.
My position is the lack of a position, but, of course, you can't even talk about it; the minute you talk, you spoil the whole game.
The distinctive feature of my family was intolerance of sensitivity and emotion - 'Everything's great, it all has to be great all the time and why do you have to spoil it?' Whereas probably the most fundamental and important thing to me has been defending my right to tell the truth about how I feel.
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