The Bible says forgive your debtors, the world says 'sue them for their dough.'
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
1874 - Robert W. Service
1948 - Ruth Reichl
1933 - Susan Sontag
1828 - Karl G. Maeser
1950 - Debbie Allen
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There’s a saying in Africa, if you give a woman empowerment, you empower a community, you empower men, you empower man. When women become empowered and live in their strength it’s beneficiary to others, and I think as young women today we sometimes forget that we are standing on the struggle of other women. Those women had to stand up to make a change, and they were not popular, and now we’re making them unpopular again.
Having played an angel for so long, you can imagine that I've been asked to endorse any number of causes over the years. Obviously I have to limit my participation with any charity, so I decided to really concentrate on my love of children.
We are merely instruments of the Almighty's will and therefore ignorant of what helps us forward and what acts as an impediment. We must thus rest satisfied with the knowledge only of the means and if these are pure, we can fearlessly leave the end to take care of itself.
If you were in the Brondby dressing room right now, which of the Liverpool players would you be looking at?
I obviously want to give a healthy body image to my own daughter. I think having good examples, eating properly, that's all one can do - and just be really loving around her. I've tried to give her confidence in who she is. I think she's all right in the confidence department.
Government, religion, property, books, are nothing but the scaffolding to build men. Earth holds up to her master no fruit like the finished man.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.
The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.
Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, it is possible to learn something that can enrich our lives and the lives of others... No one's education is ever complete.
The extreme parts of time extremely forms all causes to the purpose of his speed.
You think you're the only one?' Theo said. 'Everyone has scars. We just don't all wear them on the outside.
So. You’re saying my sister’s dressed like a prostitute
You know how gossip is. It's the toxic waste of small town
My dad told me that when I was born my cheeks were so fat the doctors didn't know which end to spank.
I ignore my fear. When I make decisions, I pretend it doesn't exist.
On my way out I was even going to shake his hand, but I remembered just in time that I'd killed a man.
He looked at a world of incredible loveliness. Old distaff Celt's blood in some back chamber of his brain moved him to discourse with the birches, with the oaks. A cool green fire kept breaking in the woods and he could hear the footsteps of the dead. Everything had fallen from him. He scarce could tell where his being ended or the world began nor did he care. He lay on his back in the gravel, the earth's core sucking his bones, a moment's giddy vertigo with this illusion of falling outward through blue and windy space, over the offside of the planet, hurtling through the high thin cirrus.
Now he found out a new thing--namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
You never fail until you stop trying.
When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it -- delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel. It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful. And sometimes it is enough.