When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.
Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don't just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It's a daily struggle.
Details create the big picture.
Sanford I. Weill
Small aim is a crime; have great aim.
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.
The straight line belongs to men, the curved one to God.
He was the most ordinary man in all the world, and yet in her memory he'd become luminous, like the prince in a fairy tale.
I don't have a fear factor. Well, not much of one. And I'm willing to risk quite a lot - as a comedian, you're always risking a lot. You're risking failure, especially if you're improvising and going on TV shows trying to make comedy out of thin air. That is quite a risky business.
Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
War is not only a matter of equipment, artillery, group troops or air force; it is largely a matter of spirit, or morale.
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