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We create in people through our actions and example. In this way people around us become reflections of our own behavioral patterns and internal energies.
– Bryant McGill
We create our lives a thought at a time. And sometimes, it comes down to changing a thought such as 'Why did this happen to me' into 'There is a divine plan and there is a reason for this, and my choice is to create the most positive reaction I can.'
– Dee Wallace Stone
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
– Tom Stoppard
We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows.
– Robert Frost
We dare not tempt them with weakness. For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
– Madame Swetchine
We deliberate about the parcels of life, but not about life itself, and so we arrive all unawares at its different epochs, and have the trouble of beginning all again. And so finally it is that we do not walk as men confidently towards death, but let death come suddenly upon us.
– Seneca
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
– Maya Angelou
We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
– Bill McCollum
We derive our vitality from our store of madness.
– Emil Cioran
We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have.
– Publilius Syrus
We determine our own price; it is always good to set our price to infinity so that no one can buy us!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We did not change as we grew older we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989
We die with a notice. Notice, this is our life. (Nous mourons avec un préavis. Le préavis, c'est notre vie)
– Charles de LEUSSE
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
– Eve Denise Curie
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
– Benjamin Lee Whorf
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset
We do not attract what we want, But what we are.
– James Allen
We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it.
– Harriet Martineau
We do not condemn the preachers as an individual but we condemn what they teach. We urge that the preachers teach the truth, to teach our people the one important guiding rule of conduct -- unity of purpose.
– Malcolm X
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case.
– Fidel Castro, Speech given in January 1963, calling for communist revolution in Latin America
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
– Cicero
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.
– Antonin Artaud
We do not exist for ourselves...
– Thomas Merton

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