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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 WhiteheadRate it:
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.
– GoetheRate it:
We can’t afford to be cautious. People should have a sense of anger.
– Joanna KerrRate it:
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
– Baronne Anne Louise Germaine Necker de Stal StalRate it:
We celebrate the Birthday of the Body. But, in reality, "We" are not the Body. We are the Soul, the Atman. Therefore, Celebrate every day, as We are Immortal.
– RVMRate it:
We challenge each other to be funnier and smarter.
– Annie GottliebRate it:
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 AtkinsonRate it:
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
– Evelyn WaughRate it:
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
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, 1962Rate it:
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. KennedyRate it:
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
– Amos Bronson AlcottRate it:
We come and go just like ripples in a stream.
– John V. PolitisRate it:
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
– Rabindranath TagoreRate it:
We come to feel as we behave.
– Paul PearsallRate it:
We come to see and appreciate in others that which we have realized in/as our own Selves. As we ourSelves deepen in understanding, we come to see and appreciate what IS and As It Is, and we serve from the place that is our Living Oneness. Everything you do, and everything that You Are is of service on some level or another. How do you wish to be of service?
– Serene CeliaRate it:
We composers are at least as significant as the stars who make 14 million or 15 million. You just don't see us.
– Michael KamenRate it:
We compound our suffering by victimizing each other.
– AtholRate it:
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
– Francois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.
– Barbara ColoroseRate it:
We convert temporary defeats into permanent failures when we live lives far away from God, His Plans & His Purpose for us !
– Vijay Samuel BenjaminRate it:
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 HerzenRate it:
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
– Helen KellerRate it:

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