[A Leader Is One Who, Out Of Madness Or Goodness, Volunteers To Take Upon Himself The Woe Of The People. There Are Few Men So Foolish, Hence The Erratic Quality Of Leadership In The World.]

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Sergei Rachmaninoff Quotes

"The new kind of music seems to create not from the heart but from the head. Its composers think rather than feel. They have not the capacity to make their works exalt - they meditate, protest, analyze, reason, calculate and brood, but they do not exalt."

Pierre Ceresole Quotes

"If the gooseberry said: I havent the heart to be a real proper gooseberry because if everyone were a gooseberry the world wouldnt continue to exist this would be a stupid argument and the world would be deprived of a useful fruit. If you are called upon to be a gooseberry in all the senses--pleasant or ludicrous--of the word, you should be one with all your heart and soul, without a backward glance."

Muhammad Tariq Majeed Quotes

"You are the best, I accept, now leave attitude."

Thomas Cleary Quotes

"The excitable observer will pass judgement first and then make knowledge conform to judgement; the prudent observer will first learn to know and then judge according to knowledge."

Damon Runyon Quotes

"The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong, but thats how you bet."

Sobhan Pramanik Quotes

"LEAVE before you are LEFT.#Self Respect."

Iris Johnson Quotes

"jock; Back offRoyd; Are you threatining me??Jock; Not if you back off!!Royd: You look like shit go to bed.Sophie: Take your hands off meRoyd: Better mine than sanbornes.Sophie; Take your hands off me or so help me ill make a unic of you!Royd; Try it fight me i want to hurt youSophie: Then youre sucssedding il have bruise are you happy?ROYD: NO IM NOT HAPPY!Jock: Two years ago her father shot her mother tryd to kill her son and ended up shoting sophie instead the attack came out of the bule"

Atul Gawande Quotes

"We recruit for attitude and train for skill,"

Philip Yancey Quotes

"[...]women much like this prostitute fled toward Jesus, not away from him. The worse a person felt about herself, the more likely she saw Jesus as a refuge. Has the church lost that gift?"

Marguerite De Valois Quotes

"It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken."

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Quotes About Humbling Experiences

"When we begin to reflect Christ, the Bible, when more understood as being centered around Christ, seems to be potentially every mans biography regarding Gods promised experiences and truth for him - his individual, unique path of humbling oneself before the Lord and then being exalted by the Lord back into his true and righteous personhood. Many followers may speak of it merely to try to change other people (before changing themselves), but the prophets speak of it as a living word which miraculously tells their very own experiences." - Author: Criss Jami

Quotes About Changing Badly

"So what are you two doing here this early anyway?" Bubba asked, changing the subject. "Dont you have football practise?"Nick let loose an evil laugh. "It ended early. Stone cracked the coachs wee-belows with a badly thrown ball. Im sure well all be running laps for hours tomorrow. But today... Coach had to go ice himself."Bubba and Mark sucked their breaths in sharply. "Thatll ruin his weekend.""Yeah, and then some," Caleb added." - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon

Quotes About Flyinf

"Me miserable! Which way shall I flyInfinite wrath and infinite despair?Which way I fly is hell; myself am hell;And in the lowest deep a lower deep,Still threatning to devour me, opens wide,To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven." - Author: John Milton

Quotes About Ageing

"The idea that ageing was subject to control was completely unexpected." - Author: Cynthia Kenyon

Quotes About Ceasing The Moment

"No matter how high are ones estimates of human stupidity, one is repeatedly and recurrently startled by the fact that:a) people whom one had once judged rational and intelligent turn out to be unashamedly stupid.b) day after day, with unceasing monotony, one is harassed in ones activities by stupid individuals who appear suddenly and unexpectedly in the most inconvenient places and at the most improbable moments." - Author: Carlo M. Cipolla

Quotes About Mutual Benefit

"In America, alas, beauty has become something you drive to, and nature an either/or proposition--either you ruthlessly subjugate it, as at Tocks Dam and a million other places, or you deify it, treat it as something holy and remote, a thing apart, as along the Appalachian Trail. Seldom would it occur to anyone on either side that people and nature could coexist to their mutual benefit--that, say, a more graceful bridge across the Delaware River might actually set off the grandeur around it, or that the AT might be more interesting and rewarding if it wasnt all wilderness, if from time to time it purposely took you past grazing cows and till fields." - Author: Bill Bryson

Quotes About Nina

"Max" Shauna greeted him, her voice a contented purr than she looked at me and her eyes grew cold. "Nina." "She bitch from hell" I replied, Bitsys head shot around and she looked at me with wide eyes, her fear had disappears, delighted astonishment in its place while Max grunted his amusement." - Author: Kristen Ashley

Quotes About Unattainable Perfection

"The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection ...***...is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star." - Author: Logan Pearsall Smith

Quotes About Rashness

"thus isolated, he became known for his brashness." - Author: Walter Isaacson

Quotes About Boss Chicks

"Amazingly, he smiled at me. "Youre bossy." His pupils were still huge, but a little color had begun to come back into his face, especially along his cheekbones. "I like bossy chicks." - Author: Lili St. Crow