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We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought.
– Alfred North Whitehead
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We cannot too soon convince ourselves how easily we may be dispensed with in the world. What important personages we imagine ourselves to be! We think that we alone are the life of the circle in which we move; in our absence, we fancy that life, existence, breath will come to a general pause, and, alas, the gap which we leave is scarcely perceptible, so quickly is it filled again; nay, it is often the place, if not of something better, at least for something more agreeable.
– Goethe
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We can’t afford to be cautious. People should have a sense of anger.
– Joanna Kerr
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We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
– Baronne Anne Louise Germaine Necker de Stal Stal
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We challenge each other to be funnier and smarter.
– Annie Gottlieb
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We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and at the 11th hour something gloriously triumphant will prevent the worst before it happens.
– Brooks Atkinson
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We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
– Evelyn Waugh
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We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
– Kahlil Gibran
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We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy - but because they are hard! Because that challenge is one we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone and one we intend to win!
– John F. Kennedy, Rice University speech on September 12, 1962
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We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.
– John F. Kennedy
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We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
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We come and go just like ripples in a stream.
– John V. Politis
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We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
– Rabindranath Tagore
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We come to feel as we behave.
– Paul Pearsall
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We composers are at least as significant as the stars who make 14 million or 15 million. You just don't see us.
– Michael Kamen
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We compound our suffering by victimizing each other.
– Athol
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We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
– Thomas Jefferson
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We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
– Thomas Jefferson
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We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.
– Barbara Colorose
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We convert temporary defeats into permanent failures when we live lives far away from God, His Plans & His Purpose for us !
– Vijay Samuel Benjamin
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We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our souls to destroy.
– Alexander Herzen
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We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
– Helen Keller
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We could ultimately develop sound to the point where people ask for talking pictures
– H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.
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We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.
– Whitney Moore, Jr.
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