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Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
Life is not what you expect: it is made up of the most unexpected twists and turns.
Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.
Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen. It’s tough to do that when we’re terrified about what people might see or think.
I think it’s important for little girls growing up, and young women, to have one in every walk of life. So from that point of view, I’m proud to be a role model!
A lot of things are going to happen that you can’t necessarily control all the time, but you can control what you do after it happens. So that’s what I try to do, keep my head up, keep moving forward, stay positive and just work hard.
Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them.
The way up and the way down are one and the same.
It’s about respect and the morals and the value of life. And treat people how you want to be treated. That’s the biggest thing I was brought up on from my parents.
I want to have fun. It’s a beautiful life. You learn, you win, you lose, but you get up.
Don’t give up, no matter how hard it is. Things are going to be tough down the road, but the more work you put in, the more achievement you’re going to get out of it.
The first thing I do every day when I wake up is thank God for letting me make it through the night and giving me another day of life – just because sometimes I wake up, and I cannot believe I’m doing what I’m doing. I just thank Him. I don’t know how I deserve it, but it’s completely because of Him.
The only good political movement I’ve seen lately was Occupy Wall Street. They had no leaders, which was genius. But unfortunately it always ends up with some hippy playing a flute.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
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.
You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.
Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you really are.
Getting up and having the courage to share with people, all people, and even just being asked to sing, first of all, that’s all part of how I express my identity.
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
I grew up on a lake on the border of Washington and Idaho.
I always tell young people to hold on to their dreams. And sometimes you have to stand up for what you think is right even if you have to stand alone.
I pass my life in preventing the storm from blowing down the tent, and I drive in the pegs as fast as they are pulled up.
Leaders always step up, regardless of the circumstances.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
‘Back To Love’ is a way of letting people know that sometimes you get caught up in trying to be successful in school or in your social life, and it’s a reminder not to forget that each day people are getting older. Nobody is promised tomorrow, so we should make sure that we spend quality time with quality people.
To simply wake up every morning a better person than when I went to bed.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
I am too old to die young, and too young to grow up.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn’t really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up.
You don’t have to live up to anyone else‘s standards, you don’t have to look like anyone else, you don’t have to compare yourself to anyone else. You being you is enough, and you putting your positivity and good vibes out into the world, once you get to that point absolutely everything will fall into place.
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
The Federal Reserve has an official commitment to two different policies. One is to prevent inflation from getting too high. The second is to maintain high employment… the European Central Bank has only the first. It has no commitment to keep employment up.
You can get totally messed up trying to please everyone with what you do, but ultimately, you have to please yourself.
I gave up my struggle with perfection a long time ago. That is a concept I don’t find very interesting anymore. Everyone just wants to look good in the photographs. I think that is where some of the pressure comes from. Be happy. Be yourself, the day is about a lot more.
I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.
It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, ‘Did you sleep good?’ I said ‘No, I made a few mistakes.’
When a woman puts on a heel, she has a different posture, a different attitude. She really stands up and has a consciousness of her body.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
A liberal to me is one who – and it suits some of the dictionary definitions – is unbeholden to any specific belief or party or group or person, but makes up his or her mind on the basis of the facts and the presentation of those facts at the time. That defines what I am.
Of course I’ve got lawyers. They are like nuclear weapons, I’ve got em ’cause everyone else has. But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it’s Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
I love food, all types of food. I love Korean food, Japanese, Italian, French. In Australia, we don’t have a distinctive Australian food, so we have food from everywhere all around the world. We’re very multicultural, so we grew up with lots of different types of food.
The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing, to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
Sometimes if you want to get rid of the gun, you have to pick the gun up.
Tourism is important because it can create sustainable local economies. I’d much rather have 1,000 tourists going up the Tambopata than 1,000 gold miners.
There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying.
The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it’s going to go and where you’ll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don’t let anyone deter you from that.
People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
Let me get you to understand I don’t bully anybody. I stand up for what I believe in and I’m very honest and I always tell the truth. I’m not a liar, I’m not manipulative and I don’t stab you in your back because I will stab you in your chest.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Never give up on something you believe in.
Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.
For society to progress, we should not only move forward but also clean up after ourselves.
I don’t want to forgive myself. That’s why I hate psychoanalysis I think if you’re guilty of something you should live with it. Get rid of it – how can you get rid of a real guilt? I think people should live with it, face up to it.
You can knock me down, but I get up twice as strong.
I am able to get up and dust myself off and keep moving forward. I’m very stubborn.
Pair up in threes.
To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.
There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.
Unfortunately, we can never truly know if we’re making the right decision. What we do know is that wherever we are, that’s where the Light wants us to be. It’s the best place for us to be now. And as long as we don’t try to control the situation, then we won’t end up in the place we shouldn’t be.
Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. ‘Get up early, work late – and strike oil.’
I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
I don’t have any particular recipe. It is the reason why doing research is challenging as well as attractive. It is like being lost in a jungle and trying to use all the knowledge that you can gather to come up with some new tricks, and with some luck, you might find a way out.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.
What goes up must come down.
Never stop, never give up, never stop giving yourself the self-confidence you need to be a champion.
You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
If you look at it ecologically, deforestation is high on the list of things which bring devastation. You cut down trees to build homes, for fuel, and you end up with no trees left, and you have to move on. If you take the earth as a whole, eventually there’s nowhere to move on to.
I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don’t see how I can ever trust any human being again.
Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.
No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
The void, the concept of nothingness, is terrifying to most people on the planet. And I get anxiety attacks myself. I know the fear of that void. You have to learn to die before you die. You give up, surrender to the void, to nothingness.
They missed a great opportunity to shut up.
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
I make mistakes growing up. I’m not perfect; I’m not a robot.
We need to start identifying the triggers that aggravate mental health issues in our society – bullying, social media negativity and anxiety, gender based violence, substance abuse, stigma around issues such as maternal issues, etc., and we need to speak up about these more and get to the source of the problems.
Teamwork requires some sacrifice up front; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests.
You stand up for what you believe in.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.
Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It’s coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.
Perseverance doesn’t always mean winning and losing. Perseverance means showing up and rising to the occasion and performing.
As long as you know yourself and you got good people around you and you passionate about what you do, that’s all that matters because at the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.
People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.
When I went out on tour as Bing Hitler I would hook up with Lenny and we’d get drunk together. He was always very supportive. He was a big star and a lot of what he said to me had power and impact. Apart from that, I just like him.
So I went to the Chinese restaurant and this duck came up to me with a red.
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Science has revealed that the human body is made up of millions and millions of atoms… For example, I am made up of 5.8×10 27 atoms.
I wish I could shut up, but I can’t, and I won’t.
If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.
I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.
Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
For me, I think one of the biggest battles is mentally. You have good days, and you have bad days. Randomly, you’ll feel good for weeks, and then all of a sudden, you’ll have a bad day where you’re really sore. And you end up questioning yourself, like, ‘Am I doing the right thing? Why is this so hard?’
Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they’re gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that’s a joy.
The moment the alarm goes off is the first test; it sets the tone for the rest of the day. The test is not a complex one: when the alarm goes off, do you get up out of bed, or do you lie there in comfort and fall back to sleep? If you have the discipline to get out of bed, you win – you pass the test.
No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
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 give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
Women hold up half the sky.
The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter – for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.
I think rap music is brought up, gangster rap in particular, as well as video games, every other thing they try to hang the ills of society on as a scapegoat.
I know what hard times are like. I didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in my mouth. I’ve had struggles.
When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.
We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?’
Everyone has different paths. I’ve been lucky to have a good support system – my family, friends and colleagues to keep me grounded and humble and to keep working hard. I never give up.
Go up in an airplane. Go high enough, and it’s like we don’t even exist.
Things go up and down. If you can survive the down, it will come back.
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
I didn’t want a pickup with mud tires. I wanted an old blazer with as many speakers in the back as I could afford. I would even steal them out of my brother’s car and pack them in there. I remember sitting in a parking lot and turning my radio up and walking down the street to see how far you could feel it.
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow. Don’t wait for an inspired ending to come to mind. Work your way to the ending and see what comes up.
My beliefs are that good people who work hard get their rewards. There will be struggle at times and hurdles along the way – life throws up all sorts – but in the end, you will prevail if you stick to the right path.
Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.
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.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.
Your life is yours and yours alone. Rise up and live it.
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.
Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.
Never give up on your dreams, no matter how painful and difficult your journey is.
People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other.
Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.
It’s great if the in-laws themselves put up boundaries. But if they won’t; it’s up to their grown kids to do it and enforce them.
It’s like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don’t know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It’s like the throw of the dice.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us – of becoming happy – is not attainable: yet we may not – nay, cannot – give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
No matter how tough my life was, I was always looking up at the sky and wishing for good things.
Dogs are forever in the push up postion.
It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.
Oprah‘s got good politics, she’s got a good heart, and she’ll have us all up Jazzercising at six in the morning. This cannot be a bad thing, and reading a book while we’re Jazzercising. So America would be better off if Oprah were president.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.
An increased push for energy efficiency, renewable energy technology, electric mobility – along with the growing digitalization movement and a universal carbon pricing structure – would speed up the carbon-free future and the rise of a global middle class we desperately need. We can and must all do our part.
I didn’t come up as a DJ, so I don’t play by DJ rules.
To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying ‘This is who I am’.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun.
College isn’t in everyone’s hearts. I am living proof, though, that school doesn’t mess up your plans. It gives you more experiences to write about.
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.
I grew up never seeing myself on-screen, and it’s really important to me to give people who look like me a chance to see themselves. I want to see myself as the hero of any story. I want to see myself save the world from the bomb.
Social media, unfortunately, just makes it a lot easier to be jealous. It sets up false expectations of reality, so it’s really easy to look at someone else’s life online and assume that they have everything going great for them and that their life is perfect.
I’d hate to be a teetotaler. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that’s as good as you’re going to feel all day.
When your dream is bigger than you are, you only have two choices: give up or get help.
I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.
As long as you as an individual… can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as ‘one of the faithful,’ one of those people who can say, ‘Well, look, something’s going to happen! Let’s just keep trying. Let’s not give up.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.
There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What’s the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future? If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up.
Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing.
You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.
Really, every day is the perfect day to boss up. Every day that you wake up is a perfect day to boss up. It’s all about continuing to put one foot in front of the next. That’s what it’s about. Whatever you think you’re going through, just put one foot in front of the next.
Many are called but few get up.
I ain’t giving up on myself, so if you give up on me, I ain’t got nothing else to say for you.
If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.
Online business models are still evolving. New and different products and services pop up every day. This gives rise to supporting products and services. A business can make substantial profit by helping others execute their plans for making money.
Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.
Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it’s just teaching you to stand up the next time.
Decisions are made by those who show up.
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.
I don’t know. Only God knows where the story ends for me, but I know where the story begins. It’s up to us to choose, whether we win or lose and I choose to win.
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
There are going to be good times and bad times, but lighten up.
People feel repressed by their own governments; they feel unfairly treated by the outside world; they wake up in the morning, and who do they see – they see people being shot and killed: all Muslims from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Darfur.
Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.
I was raised on, ‘You go get a nine-to-five job, earn your pay and work your way up.’
Though I am a shy person at heart, I explode as a volcano once I open up with people around me, and then I am all fun.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
I woke up one day and thought, ‘Enough is enough with bullying myself.’ The war is within you, and that’s also where it’s won. You just have to tackle your insecurities and then let them go.
The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.
Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that’s part of what we do in ‘Close Up’, finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.
I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
Well, there’s not a day goes by when I don’t get up and say thank you to somebody.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.
Get up. Stand up. Speak up. Do something.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you’re ahead; never let up.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture… Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
I was not willing to give up because I was born to like taking risks and that is my way of life.
Fixing a broken immigration system. Protecting our kids from gun violence. Equal pay for equal work, paid leave, raising the minimum wage. All these things still matter to hardworking families; they are still the right thing to do; and I will not let up until they get done.
I suspect that even most conservatives would prefer to live in the kind of world conjured up in the liberals‘ imagination rather than in the kind of world we are in fact stuck with.
Life is designed to knock you down. It will knock you down time and time again, but it doesn’t matter how many times you fall – it matters how many times you get back up.
I’ve always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
Ever up and onward.
Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. Then take the initiative – don’t wait for someone else to ask you to act.
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.
There are no shortcuts to success. You have to believe in yourself, and never give up.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that. I don’t let anything stand in my way.
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.
Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
The trick is growing up without growing old.
Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
I respect all religions, but I’m not a deeply religious person. But I try and live life in the right way, respecting other people. I wasn’t brought up in a religious way, but I believe there’s something out there that looks after you.
Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.
You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.
I’m just someone who grew up in a small village.
True love, to me, is when she’s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
There is no better exercise for your heart than reaching down and helping to lift someone up.
All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
If I win, it’s a bonus. If I lose, the sun still comes up the next day, and it’s all good.
Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
When you’re doing something you’re not used to, you kind of realize that you’re still a kid: even though the whole world around you sees you as an adult and you’re expected to act like an adult, you still haven’t actually grown up.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.
My mom has always been my support system. She taught me to never give up and to keep pursuing my passions no matter what.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.
Sometimes I wish that I was the weather, you’d bring me up in conversation forever. And when it rained, I’d be the talk of the day.
Just remember your thoughts control your whole reality. Everything you think of you can accomplish. Your thoughts are your reality. People realize that and everybody would be up.
Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
I am a fighter. I never give up.
When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people – black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants – to make up America.
Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that’s when something snaps up and bites you.
There’s a time in your life where you’re not quite sure where you are. You think everything’s perfect, but it’s not perfect… Then one day you wake up and you can’t quite picture yourself in the situation you’re in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
I feel very lucky to have grown up having interaction with adults who were making change but who were far from perfect beings. That feeling of not being paralyzed by your incredible inadequacy as a human being, which I feel every day, is a part of the legacy that I’ve gotten from so many of the adult elders.
Every morning I wake up and thank God.
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.
If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don’t actually live longer; it just seems longer.
In life, you can blame a lot of people and you can wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, ‘Listen, I have to be responsible for myself.’
I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.
I’m really living my dream so if I were to change anything up, I probably wouldn’t be where I am.
If you can’t do it, give up!
I absolutely adore cows. They’re the most fascinating, gentle and beautiful animals. Their eyes are so amazing. I have ten that live on the land around my house. I love to talk to them. There are few things better than falling asleep in a field and being woken up by an inquisitive cow.
I’d read up on the history of our country and I’d become fascinated with the story of the Alamo. To me it represented the fight for freedom, not just in America, but in all countries.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.
You’ve got to grow up sometime.
We need someone who will stand up and speak up and speak out for the people who need help, for people who are being discriminated against. And it doesn’t matter whether they are black or white, Latino, Asian or Native American, whether they are straight or gay, Muslim, Christian, or Jews.
I never, ever grew up as a young woman believing that my gender would stand in the way of doing anything I wanted.
Your ups and downs in sports, I think they are as normal as daily life: One day you wake up and feel great, the next day you wake up and feel maybe less great.
The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits – food stamps, housing subsidies and the like – if their income goes up.
To me, it’s not the end of the world if I end up not being with someone. I love romance. I love sex. I love men’s company, but I don’t feel I have to be married. Men are a wonderful part of life, like chocolate. But my life goes on whether they’re there or not.
You can only hate someone whom you have the capacity to love, because if you are really indifferent, you cannot even get up the enough energy to hate him.
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.