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When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
– Phyllis Bottome
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
– Anais Nin
When you make something fetish, ashes and dusts will laugh at you, because they know even the most valuable fetishes will turn into dusts and ashes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
When you make something fetish, ashes will laugh at you, because they know even the most valuable fetishes will turn into ashes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'll never forget it.
– Carl Sagan
When you meet the president, you ask yourself, How did it ever occur to anybody that he should be governor much less president
– Henry Kissinger
When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan
When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don't blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or our family, we blame the other person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason and argument. That is my experience. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
When you play a character, you put parts of you in it. But I am a very different person off-screen. I am not so boisterous and not so tomboyish, in fact my friends bully me and I am like a damsel in distress. When you do a TV show, you become the character as you end up spending 14-15 hours on the sets.
– Priya Wal
When you play, play hard when you work, don't play at all.
– Theodore Roosevelt
When you point to the moon, what do you see in front of your finger; Your task is to feel, not to think, when you can understand that the lesson will be learned.
– Bruce Lee, During a television interview
When you point your finger at someone, three fingers are pointing back at you.
– Anonymous
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him. You lift the relationship thereby to a higher level. The best in the other person begins to flow out toward you as your best flows toward him. In the meeting of the best in each a higher unity of understanding is established.
– Norman Vincent Peale
When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.
– Philip Roth
When you purchase a book, you do not pay for the ideas; you only pay for the paper and the ink.
– Abderrahman Hassi
When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
– Leo Burnett
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
– Thomas Jefferson
When you reached the summit, you will see that you are still tiny!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.
– Clifton Paul Fadiman
When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets
– Jim
When you read history it is quite astonishing to discover that there never was a day when men thought times were really good. Every generation in history has been haunted by the feeling of crisis.
– Harold Walker
When you really trust someone, you have to be okay with not understanding some things.
– Real Live Preacher
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
– Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman
When you reliquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
– Nicole Kidman
When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.
– Clifton Fadiman

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