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251. "Its never what others think of you that determines whether or not you succeed. Its all about what you think of yourself. All the work in the world cannot overcome self-doubt."
Author: A.M. Sawyer
252. "Let every man abide in the calling wherein he is called and his work will be as sacred as the work of the ministry. It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it."
Author: A.W. Tozer
253. "The Burgundian chronicler Philippe de Commines thought the English a choleric, earthy, and volatile people, who nevertheless made good, brave soldiers. In fact he regarded their warlike inclinations as one of the chief causes of the Wars of the Roses. If they could not fight the French, he believed, they fought each other."
Author: Alison Weir
254. "Whenever I'm with my mother, I feel as though I have to spend the whole time avoiding land mines."
Author: Amy Tan
255. "People pray in one direction but they walk in a different direction, and direction always determines where we end up."
Author: Andy Stanley
256. "What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful."
Author: Blaine Lee
257. "First, we must stop issuing drivers' licenses to people in our country illegally. Providing them with forms of government identification makes a mockery of our laws and undermines national security efforts."
Author: Bobby Jindal
258. "-Quiero que seas feliz y quiero que él sea feliz. Sin embargo, cuando camines por ese pasillo para encontrarlo y unirse para siempre, romperás en fragmentos mi corazón. Tessa, daría mi vida por cualquiera de los dos, daría mi vida por su felicidad, pensé que tal vez cuando me dijiste que no me amabas mis sentimientos se irían y desaparecerían, pero no lo hicieron. Crecen cada día mas, te amo con una mayor desesperación en este momento de lo que te había amado antes, y en una hora te amaré aún mas que ahora."
Author: Cassandra Clare
259. "When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are."
Author: Cesar Chavez
260. "Our destiny is not mapped out for us by some exterior power; we map it out for ourselves. What we think and do in the present determines what shall happen to us in the future."
Author: Christian D. Larson
261. "One Monday, just for sport, Charlie grabbed an eggplant that a spectacularly wizened granny was going for, but instead of twisting it out of his hand with some mystic kung fu move as he expected, she looked him in the eye and shook her head - just a jog, barely perceptible really - it might have been a tic, but it was the most eloquent of gestures. Charlie read it as saying: O White Devil, you do not want to purloin that purple fruit, for I have four thousand years of ancestors and civilization on you; my grandparents built the railroads and dug the silver mines, and my parents survived the earthquake, the fire, and a society that outlawed even being Chinese; I am mother to a dozen, grandmother to a hundred, and great-grandmother to a legion; I have birthed babies and washed the dead; I am history and suffering and wisdom; I am a Buddha and a dragon; so get your fucking hand off my eggplant before you lose it."
Author: Christopher Moore
262. "Scratch any fortune and you'll find blood only a generation or two back...child labor in mines or mills...Slavery. Drugs. Stock swindles. Wasting nature with clear-cuts, pollution, harvesting to extinction. Monopolies. Disease. War. Every fortune comes out of something unpleasant."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
263. "What may intimidate a man is a woman who thinks with her mind before she feels with her heart. Nevertheless what determines the strength in the man is his ability to accept one when he sees one."
Author: Criss Jami
264. "What we love determines what we seek. What we seek determines what we think and do. What we think and do determines who we are — and who we will become."
Author: Dieter F. Uchtdorf
265. "The conscious mind determines the actions, the unconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions."
Author: E. Stanley Jones
266. "It was a woman--as pale and luminescent as a ghost, with swirling white hair. Ezra startled, dropping his pencil into the water. Her face snapped toward him. Her eyes were too large, clear green, and had horizontal, slit-shaped pupils, reminiscent of an octopus."
Author: Elizabeth Fama
267. "I am the nothingness around which this movement spins, the only reason it spins, not that the center exists except in the fact that all circles have a center. I, really I, am the well without walls, but with the sliminess of its walls, the center of everything with the nothingness around it."
Author: Fernando Pessoa
268. "Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits."
Author: Fulton J. Sheen
269. "How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
270. "He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determines the end."
Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
271. "Whether he sleeps or wakes, whether he runs or walks, whether he uses a microscope or a telescope, or his naked eye, a man never discovers anything, never overtakes anything or leaves anything behind, but himself. Whatever he says or does he merely reports himself. If he is in love, he loves; if he is in heaven, he enjoys, if he is in hell, he suffers. It is his condition that determines his locality."
Author: Henry David Thoreau
272. "If you should walk and wind and wander far enough on one of those afternoons in April when smoke goes down instead of up, and nearby things sound far away and far things near, you are more than likely to come at last to the enchanted forest that lies between the Moonstone Mines and Centaurs Mountain. You'll know the woods when you are still a long way off by virtue of a fragrance you can never quite forget and never quite remember."
Author: James Thurber
273. "I want to fulfill myself in one of the rarest of destinies. I have only a dim notion of what it ?will be. I want it to have not a graceful curve slightly bent toward evening but a hitherto unseen beauty ?lovely because of the danger which works away at it overwhelms it undermines it. Oh let me be only utter? beauty I shall go quickly or slowly but I shall dare what must be dared. I shall destroy appearances the ?casings will burn away and one evening I shall appear there in the palm of your hand quiet and pure like a? glass statuette. You will see me. Round about me there will be nothing left."
Author: Jean Genet
274. "Government by the people for the people becomes meaningless unless it includes major economic decision-making by the people for the people. This is not simply an economic matter. In essence it is an ethical and moral question, for whoever takes the important economic decisions in society ipso facto determines the social priorities of that society."
Author: Jimmy Reid
275. "That's what love looks like. It can happen. Two people can find one another, and then work together to sustain that amorphous, incomprehensible third party that has arisen between them. Love becomes an entity unto itself; the thing that determines how life is to be lived."
Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist
276. "In Land of Milk and Money, Anthony Barcellos mines rich family history to create a full-blooded tale that readers will find insightful, rewarding, and entertaining."
Author: John Lescroart
277. "It is worth starting with visions, though, because they establish hopes and fears. History then determines which prevail."
Author: John Lewis Gaddis
278. "It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power."
Author: Jose Saramago
279. "It isn't the subjects we write about but the seriousness and subtlety of our expression that determines the worth of or effort."
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
280. "In the social production which men carry on they enter into definite relations that are indispensable and independent of their will; these relations of production correspond to a definite stage of development of their material powers of production. The sum total of these relations of production constitutes the economic structure of society—the real foundation, on which rise legal and political superstructures and to which correspond definite forms of social consciousness. The mode of production in material life determines the general character of the social, political and spiritual processes of life. It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but, on the contrary, their social existence determines their consciousness."
Author: Karl Marx
281. "You must not think of time as a quantity, a period, a measure. Look at the sky," Gwynneth said. "The moon has now slipped away to another night, into another world. It was not the time it was here that you remember, Faolan, but rather the luminescence of the air, the blue shadows cast by the trees in its light. It was not the length of the time but the quality of the moon's light that you felt and remember." Gwynneth paused. "It is the value, the quality that lives on."
Author: Kathryn Lasky
282. "Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster death, The rape and rot of graft, and stealth, and lies, We, the people, must redeem The land, the mines, the plants, the rivers. The mountains and the endless plain-- All, all the stretch of these great green states-- And make America again!"
Author: Langston Hughes
283. "And what of your children?" I gestured to the others at the table. "The only thing that divides us from that laborer who toils far beneath the surface of the earth in our fathers' mines is the blood that runs through our veins.""Or half our blood," Vivian said with a sniff."Vivian,"Mr Kensington warned.I didn't flinch. "Half my blood, then," I said with a prim nod back at Vivian. "But if I cut open my wrist alongside yours, would it not appear as the very same red? Despite your effort to be a blueblood, sister, you are as red-blooded as I."
Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren
284. "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Author: Lou Holtz
285. "Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate."
Author: Marie Von Ebner Eschenbach
286. "Nothing determines me from outside, not because nothing acts upon me, but, on the contrary, because I am from the start outside myself and open to the world."
Author: Maurice Merleau Ponty
287. "An implication of God's independence from the world is that he is who he is eternally and will always be. All of God's acts are consistent with his nature. God determines the world's course; the world does not determine God's course."
Author: Michael S. Horton
288. "Aer despartit de aercu o aripa de roz metal,striga rupt în suier si în vaierde-o potcoavade argint, de cal.Mor pilotii pe chitareînnorate, alungite-n vidcu elicele lovind în corzi barbaredînd cu pumnu-n porti ce se deschid.Între timp trag seara peste minedoborînd în somn helicoptere, vrabii,vulturi, avioane, nori de ploaie,parasute si lichide sabii,ce lovind în coasta mea, se-ndoaie...Între timp trag seara peste minesi despart cu trupul, - ora, ziua, lunasi ce-a fost el însusi, totdeauna."
Author: Nichita Stănescu
289. "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it."
Author: Oscar Wilde
290. "Praise the world to the angel, not what can't be talked about.You can't impress him with your grand emotions. In the grand cosmoswhere he so intensely feels, you're just a novice. So showhim some simple thing shaped for generation after generationuntil it lives in our hands and in our eyes, and it's ours.Tell him about things. He'll stand amazed, just as you didbeside the ropemaker in Rome or the potter on the Nile.Show him how happy a thing can be, how innocent and ours;how even grief's lament purely determines its own shape,serves as a thing, or dies in a thing — and escapesIn ecstasy beyond the violin."
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
291. "Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration of power that undermines democracy."
Author: Robert Reich
292. "It's a business. If I could make more money down in the zinc mines I'd be mining zinc."
Author: Roger Maris
293. "Ooo, let's see, I need to get my spicy barbecue sauce. Definitely some oven mitts, ‘cause he's gonna be hot from being flame-broiled. I need to get a couple of them apple trees to make wood chips so the meat be nice and appley tasting. Give it that extra yumminess, ‘cause I don't like that Daimon flavor. Ack! (Simi)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
294. "In drama, the characters should determine the story. In melodrama, the story determines the characters."
Author: Sidney Lumet
295. "What you believe determines the way you feel and act... but it doesn't change the truth."
Author: Steve Holt
296. "It is our action that determines the viability of our dream."
Author: Steve Maraboli
297. "Our lives hang in the balance of unpredictable situations. One minute you're driving down the road whistling a tune, the next moment the car right in front of you spins out of control and crashes. How you prepare for those unpredictable occurrences determines whether you live or die. Always leave an empty lane to your right or left for escape."
Author: Ted Dekker
298. "My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then."
Author: Tim Murphy
299. "I think when money starts to corrupt journalism, it undermines the journalism, and it undermines the credibility of the product, and you end up not succeeding."
Author: Walter Isaacson
300. "What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds."
Author: Wayne Dyer

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Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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