Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Take Quotes from famous persons: J. R. R. Tolkien, Niki Lauda, Dennis Rodman, Norman Vincent Peale, Marcus Garvey. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Take Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all.
I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself – that is the best combination.
The IRS! They’re like the Mafia, they can take anything they want!
At the end of your life, it’s friendships, emotions and thoughts that you take with you, rather than what’s in your bank account. So, even though people don’t have a lot here, they are a lot richer in many ways and we can learn from that.
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings.
Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary.
Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it’s going to be a gradual improvement.
I admire people who dare to take the language, English, and understand it and understand the melody.
Be true to yourself, stay focused and stay you, take advice from other folks, use what you can, but never mind what is not for you. For the most part, trust yourself and believe in what you are doing.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
You can say a lot of things about me, but you can never say I don’t take risks.
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
The temptation to take the easy road is always there. It is as easy as staying in bed in the morning and sleeping in. But discipline is paramount to ultimate success and victory for any leader and any team.
If you go back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic – being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.
High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life.
Whether you’re a DJ, whether you a rapper, whether you a producer, take it seriously. This is an occupation – you can get paid – don’t expect to blow up overnight, and appreciate when you do get paid any type of money, appreciate it.
There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.
I think Clinton, after getting into office and into Washington, was shocked at being bludgeoned. So he spent time trying to be all things to all people – one way guaranteed not to be successful or respected in a lion‘s den. You can’t just play around with all those big cats – you’ve got to take somebody on.
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
Sometimes in life, you’re not always given a second chance, but if you do, take advantage of it, and go out with a bang!
I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.
The way the world is, I think a silly evening in the theatre is a good thing, to take our minds off terror.
The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.
I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that.
I always had a philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say, ‘Listen. God gave to you the gift to play football. This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared.’
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.
If we each take responsibility in shifting our own behavior, we can trigger the type of change that is necessary to achieve sustainability for our race or this planet. We change our planet, our environment, our humanity every day, every year, every decade, and every millennia.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
I basically taught myself how to DJ, but I’ve been inspired by DJs throughout my whole career. I have some good friends that would hook us up with music. You learn some little things here and there from each DJ and you just take it and put your own style into to it.
Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.
My biggest success is getting over the things that have tried to destroy and take me out of this life. Those are my biggest successes. It has nothing to do with work.
Back then, as a teenager, I kept thinking, why don’t the adults around here just say something? Say it so they know we don’t accept segregation? I knew then and I know now that, when it comes to justice, there’s no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person’s plate.
A dish should have flavor, texture, appearance and smell, but I’m doing it differently. We take Chinese food, play with your sentiments, memories of it, and then take you to the border; you won’t fall over the edge, but you get excitement.
I am a woman in process. I’m just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Nothing in life is so hard that you can’t make it easier by the way you take it.
Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.
I don’t know what it’s like to have a typical father figure. He’s not the dad who’s going to take me to the beach and go swimming, but he’s such a motivational person.
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
I believe art has to take responsibility but it should not give up being art.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I’ve known for years that the university underserved the community, because we assumed that university education is for 18- to 22-year-olds, which is a proposition that’s so absurd it is absolutely mind-boggling that anyone ever conceptualized it. Why wouldn’t you take university courses throughout your entire life?
I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.
All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.
Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
If you take away print and embroidery, you have to challenge yourself a bit more on the cut.
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
What a blessing that God allows a life to come through your body, and then allows you to place that body in a body bag and take it out. I had to say that there’s a magnificent something that God has for me to do, to give me that level of completion. That level of experience. It’s unspeakable.
I want to marry Arline because I love her – which means I want to take care of her. That is all there is to it. I want to take care of her. I am anxious for the responsibilities and uncertainties of taking care of the girl I love.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
I don’t care if someone wants to say something derogatory or spiteful anymore. As I’ve grown older I’ve become wiser to the fact that vindictive people take pride in trying to make other people feel bad. I enjoy my life. If someone doesn’t like what I do, that’s up to them, I really don’t care.
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
Yankees don’t understand that the Southern way of talking is a language of nuance. What we can do in the South is we can take a word and change it just a little bit and make it mean something altogether different.
It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.
Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.
For years I tried to put myself in a box, and it frustrated me, so I had to let go and let the universe take its course.
You can take the girl out of Texas but not the Texas out of the girl and ultimately not the girl out of Texas.
Ideas do not always come in a flash but by diligent trial-and-error experiments that take time and thought.
You can take the guy out of the neighorhood but you can’t take the neighborhood out of the guy.
Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.
Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very very low crime rate.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
If you want creativity, take a zero off your budget. If you want sustainability, take off two zeros.
Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul.
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
In this hectic life, we have no time to take care of ourselves, hence massage is needed for rejuvenation and stress reduction. A lot of people are looking for quick fixes: like, they are taking medications, and they are doing other things which are not healthy. But massage is very holistic and natural.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
You are always learning; there is a lot of grey; don’t take things for granted.
I’m all about the supplements. I take fish oil every single day, as well as vitamin D, magnesium, B complex, vitamin C.
Dishonesty is all about the small acts we can take and then think, ‘No, this not real cheating.’ So if you think that the main mechanism is rationalization, then what you come up with, and that’s what we find, is that we’re basically trying to balance feeling good about ourselves.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
I’m going to take this God-given gift of being funny, and I’m going to spread it out like peanut butter on everything I do.
The only safe thing is to take a chance.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
Do your job. Do it the best you can. Do it right, because somebody, sometimes your best friend, is waiting for you to screw up so she can take your place.
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
I always dreamt of holding the bat and winning games for India. That was my inspiration to take up cricket.
In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
I’m so optimistic, I’d go after Moby Dick in a rowboat and take the tartar sauce with me.
The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.
Anyone can take the wheel of the ship in calm water but it’s not so easy when it’s not calm water. You can’t just enjoy the good times, you have to be resilient in the tough times.
Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.
Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks.
Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.
Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.
I believe that if you work hard and you never get to enjoy it then what’s the point. You can’t take any of this with you, the money or nothing. The only thing you can take is experiences, memories and good times, so I like to get amongst it as much as I can.
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
We didn’t take Charlize Theron seriously until she did ‘Monster‘ and became physically ugly. I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful.
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.
Don’t take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don’t take anything too seriously, it’ll all work out in the end.
You got to take a deep breath and give up. The system is rigged against you.
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
It’s not who’s the best – it’s who can take the most pain.
The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.
I suppose being fierce is a very good thing, and a very cool thing. But more than fierce, I think I’m a strong person and a strong individual. And that’s what I take with me every day.
I’m Italian; I take my time. We’re not really fast. We’re very slow. I had my first child at 40, my second child at 45, James Bond at 50. I’m so curious as to what’s next!
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
The most important thing you learn as a sports photographer is anticipation – not where the action is taking place, but where it’s going to take place. Not where the subject is now, but where they’re going to be.
You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try – you don’t take the risk.
Even in the 1950s, President Eisenhower was concerned about what he called a campaign of hatred of the U.S. in the Arab world, because of the perception on the Arab street that it supported harsh and oppressive regimes to take their oil.
I take after my mother more than my father in terms of personality. My mother’s a worrier, and I’m a worrier. Both were very good with numbers and mathematics, so I kind of got that from both of them.
To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
I believe that the real expression of your religious beliefs is shown in the daily pattern of your life, in what you contribute to your surroundings and what you take away without infringing on the rights of other people.
You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.
Life is just a bowl of cherries, don’t take it serious, its mysterious. Life is just a bowl of cherries, so live and laugh and laugh at love, love a laugh, laugh and love.
Successful people jump at opportunity and take advantage of it.
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.
I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
Take it from someone who fled the Iron Curtain: I know what happens when you give the Russians a green light.
On the course, I sometimes eat a little sandwich or a slow-release energy bar – one on the front nine and one on the back nine. You’re out there five hours, so you have to keep eating. You’re going to burn at least 1,000 calories. I’ll try to take in about 400-600 calories during a round and drink water.
If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down.
The whole point of collaboration is that you give and take from each other, and that’s how you create things that are totally new.
Northern Ireland still suffers from its past, and it will take generations to escape sectarianism and for violence to end totally. Nonetheless, it is in a different place now than during the Troubles, and it will not go back to the old days.
When you don’t take a stand against corruption you tacitly support it.
Art must take reality by surprise.
Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don’t listen to anyone who doesn’t know how to dream.
Take some time to learn first aid and CPR. It saves lives, and it works.
I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.
A few good words don’t just make your day but they also give the sense of belonging and confidence to take the next big step forward.
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life… I think I must have been crying for some attention.
Life is a gamble, at terrible odds – if it was a bet you wouldn’t take it.
Only 20 percent of our longevity is genetically determined. The rest is what we do, how we live our lives and increasingly the molecules that we take. It’s not the loss of our DNA that causes aging, it’s the problems in reading the information, the epigenetic noise.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl’s clothes off.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
In tough times, everyone has to take their share of the pain.
It’s a long road, so we are just trying to stay focused and grounded and keep moving forward. I’ll take it, though.
I schedule ‘me’ time because, just like everyone else, I need to unwind. I try to remember to take it easy and breathe.
Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too.
I’m simply an accident. Why take it all so seriously?
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Hey sky, take off your hat, I’m on my way!
Never take counsel of your fears.
Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that’s as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all – humanity was wounded by the genocide.
My sun and my moon signs are mostly Cancer – it’s really strong. We’re deeply intuitive and sentimental. I really like to take care of people, nurturing them. I’m very passionate about the things I do and like to see people I love grow.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
Just celebrate who you are and be happy with you are. Take all the ups and downs together, as you’re only human.
Life is a precious gift – a gift we often take for granted until it is threatened.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.
I have always been fascinated by the way things work and how they came to take the form that they did. Writing about these things satisfies my curiosity about the made world while at the same time giving me an opportunity to design a new explanation for the processes that shape it.
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
If you’ve got a problem, take it out on a drum.
My motto in life is ‘Take risks;’ you don’t have a voice if you don’t. You have to venture outside your boundaries. That’s what life’s all about.
I think beautiful is like looking like you take care of yourself.
You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can’t just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.
Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it.
I am very short-sighted, and if I don’t like a situation I take my glasses off.
Sometimes you will think you can’t take it another day. But if you hang in there, one step at a time, you will be able to accomplish more than you ever imagine.
It’s very refreshing to go away and take a break, to clear your head, and just get into something else.
The universe can take quite a while to deliver.
And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
Black and white means photography to me. It’s much easier to take a good color photograph, but you can get more drama into a black and white one.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It’s very special to me.
The ground beneath you is shifting, and either you get sucked in by holding on to old ways, or you take a giant step forward by taking some risks and seeing what happens.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
A good teacher who can take the zero pay and help kids develop physically, emotionally, socially, is literally an angel.
We’re only on the earth for a short period of time. Movies aren’t enough. I want to take my success and parlay it into something bigger and better.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
If I fall, I’ll take the fall and get up and keep going.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
The first thing I do when I get home is take my shoes off and go barefoot.
You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
Jazz is smooth and cool. Jazz is rage. Jazz flows like water. Jazz never seems to begin or end. Jazz isn’t methodical, but jazz isn’t messy either. Jazz is a conversation, a give and take. Jazz is the connection and communication between musicians. Jazz is abandon.
Whatever comes in my way, I take it with smile.
Only humility can take you places.
Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.
I take time to get close to, and I don’t immediately throw my arms round someone.
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Sometimes we let life guide us, and other times we take life by the horns. But one thing is for sure: no matter how organized we are, or how well we plan, we can always expect the unexpected.
Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.
You can’t please everybody. You’d be crazy if you’re trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself.
This 90/10 rule holds true in almost anything financial. Take the game of golf, for example. Ten percent of the professional golfers make 90 percent of the money.
We’ll take the cake with the red cherry on top.
Everybody just has different steps in their life that they take to do what they should.
I always feel good after I change my hair. You get a haircut and feel positive and ready to take on the day.
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.
You will not tell me that you accept me. You will not tell me that you tolerate me. That is not your power. I take that from you. You will respect me for who I am.
At times, we take freedom for granted. We really don’t know how to cherish the freedom we have until it’s taken from us.
I’m not one to take revenge. If someone does something wrong to me I leave it in the hands of the universe to take care of that person.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life.
You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
I knew I wanted to do music, but leaving such a successful career one would think I’d kind of shot myself in the foot. I knew I made the right decision, and at the end of the day it’s up to me to get where I want to go, but it’s a lot to take on.
Simple ingredients prepared in a simple way – that’s the best way to take your everyday cooking to a higher level.
Maybe you’re not perfect, but you’re willing to actually look at yourself and take some kind of accountability. That’s a change. It might not mean that you can turn everything around, but I think there’s something incredibly hopeful about that.
If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.
Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
The most important thing is, whatever you do decide to choose, take it seriously and do your best.
Having read the histories of other countries, I saw that expansion was everything, and that the world’s surface being limited, the great object of present humanity should be to take as much of the world as it possibly could.
If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life – and only then will I be free to become myself.
You’ve got to do what’s right, or what you think is right. And you’ve got to make tough decisions. And you’ve got to be willing to take on your friends when you disagree with them.
My advice to people today is as follows: if you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.
I feel like knowledge is power: If you know how to take care of yourself, you can be a better version of yourself.
Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.
Machines take me by surprise with great frequency.
Beauty is in the character of a person. It’s about having an interesting face and about what’s inside. Anyone can take a good picture.
Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
Jazz stands for freedom. It’s supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don’t be a perfectionist – leave that to the classical musicians.
We must create economic opportunity, build a culture of entrepreneurship, get people to take responsibility for improving their lives, rather than putting them in a position where they sit back in their poverty and blame others for it.
As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.
Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it’s that the terrorists can attack us, but they can’t take away what makes us American – our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
You never know what the future holds or where my life will take me.
The best thing is to accept the circumstances, not take them personally, deal with them, stop complaining, and give everything your best.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.
Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten forward.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.
The most frustrating thing about injuries is that they take so bloody long to heal.
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.
I’m the one who will take chances, not worry about the backlash.
You don’t pay taxes – they take taxes.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
If you’re climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don’t look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don’t think you’re progressing until you step back and see how high you’ve really gone.
Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Do the best you can, and don’t take life too serious.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power – he’s free again.
Making better choices takes work. There is a daily give and take, but it is worth the effort.
If you can make me laugh, my heart is yours! I think there’s nothing more attractive than someone who doesn’t take themselves too seriously.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
I am a Shawnee. My forefathers were warriors. Their son is a warrior. From them, I take my only existence.
I don’t really make plans and I just want to be happy and continue with my business and take care of my wife and kids. I want to sit back, relax and enjoy life.
I’m going to tell you the story about the geese which fly 5,000 miles from Canada to France. They fly in V-formation but the second ones don’t fly. They’re the subs for the first ones. And then the second ones take over – so it’s teamwork.
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness, but I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
Pol Pot – he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed. And how he told someone was intellectual or not was whether they wore glasses. If they’re that clever, take them off when they see him coming!
Never take anything for granted.
I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It’s more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.
We only have one earth. Let’s take care of it.
When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
I can wear a hat or take it off, but either way it’s a conversation piece.
‘Pathological liar‘ is absolutely the toughest individual to deal with as a psychiatrist. Because you can’t take anything they say at face value. And you can’t, you know, fill in their personality. You don’t know what’s real and what’s not.
You can never take your reputation back. There really is nothing as powerful as a good reputation.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
I was not in ‘Iron Man 2,’ but I take a daily iron supplement.
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Always fall in with what you’re asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever’s going. Not against: with.
I’ve always believed in a rainbow diet. As many colors and foods as you can eat, the better, because if you focus on one food, there’s bound to be a report that comes out that says, ‘Broccoli actually… ‘ So I mix it up a lot. And I take vitamins, like Biosil, which I take for my hair, skin, and nails.
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.
During the first period of a man’s life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It’s uplifting, it’s encouraging, it’s strengthening.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
You can’t dwell on disappointment. You’ve got to take the positives and keep looking ahead.
You never know where life is going to take you. So everything I do, I just take it one day at a time, and it always leads you to the right place.
Whenever I see a mirror, I just look at myself, or when I see my own reflection, I quickly take a look; I won’t lie about that. But when I am in front of the camera, it’s just the character, not me.
When we believe in lies, we cannot see the truth, so we make thousands of assumptions and we take them as truth. One of the biggest assumptions we make is that the lies we believe are the truth!
I will not take ‘but’ for an answer.
The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems – the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion.
You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.
I’m always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don’t even take what I am seriously.
We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams.
Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.
I like fish, and I also like bear’s paws. If I cannot have the two together, I will let the fish go, and take the bear’s paws. So, I like life, and I also like righteousness. If I cannot keep the two together, I will let life go, and choose righteousness.
Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.
Relationships are where we take our recovery on the road.
The girls and women of our race must not be afraid to take hold of business endeavor and, by patient industry, close economy, determined effort and close application to business, wring success out of a number of business opportunities that lie at their very doors.
The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that’s making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?
Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it.
I approach video games the same way I approach theatre, filmmaking, poetry, or painting. I wish more people would take that point of view. It would help the industry to move on.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
By patrolling our borders, we can take a proactive stand against human trafficking, violence, terrorism, and illegal immigration from spiraling out of control.
My dad said, ‘Go to college and take whatever you want.’ So, I went to the University of Miami. When I got up to the line at registration, I saw that you had to take math and history. I said, ‘There’s no way I’m taking math and history.’ And right next to it was the line for the drama department.
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.