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One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People of great position are servants times three, servants of their country, servants of fame, and servants of business.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The history of American politics is littered with bodies of people who took so pure a position that they had no clout at all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only those who have learned a lot are in a position to admit how little they know.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only the other day I was inquiring of an entire bed of old-fashioned roses, forced to listen to my ramblings on the meaning of the universe as I sat cross-legged in the lotus position in front of them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a sensation similar to an obtuse and muffled sense of touch given to them by the creator of matter as a whole, until each one of them has found the most suitable position for its shape and comfort.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You must sacrifice, train, do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Heaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is true that when we take chances, we stand to lose. But it is also true that we will never win anything if we never even enter the game. Lucky people are aware of the possibility of losing, and indeed they may lose often. But since the chances they take are small, the losses tend to be small. By being willing to accept small losses, they put themselves in position to make large gains.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You do not become a dissident just because you decide one day to take up this most unusual career. You are thrown into it by your personal sense of responsibility, combined with a complex set of external circumstances. You are cast out of the existing structures and placed in a position of conflict with them. It begins as an attempt to do your work well, and ends with being branded an enemy of society.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men were only made into men with great difficulty even in primitive society: the male is not naturally a man any more than the woman. He has to be propped up into that position with some ingenuity, and is always likely to collapse.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We say that someone occupies an official position, whereas it is the official position that occupies him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. In our system, she must become a passive, much more than an active, influence, and her passivity shall be composed of anxious scientific curiosity and of absolute respect for the phenomenon which she wishes to observe. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If there are people who feel that God wants them to change the structures of society, that is something between them and their God. We must serve him in whatever way we are called. I am called to help the individual; to love each poor person. Not to deal with institutions. I am in no position to judge.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression--everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way--everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want--which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants--everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear--which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression gainst any neighbor--anywhere in the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man tends to root for the underdog, because he fears that he will find himself in that same position far too often.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
After finding no qualified candidates for the position of principal, the school board is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of David Steele to the post.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
That is the thankless position of the father in the family -- the provider for all, and the enemy of all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The one thing over which you have absolute control is your own thoughts. It is this that puts you in a position to control your own destiny.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Use non-verbal communication to SOFTEN the hard-line position of others: S = Smile O = Open Posture F = Forward Lean T = Touch E = Eye Contact N = Nod.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is not so much a matter of position as of dispositionMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Donkey: [to Puss-in-Boots] The position of annoying talking animal has been filled. More [07/20/2005 12:07:00]
Sammy: Anyway, I don't know what the Church's official position is on fornication and adultery these days, and I felt really hypocritical not saying anything to you about it before. So, what is the official position these days?
Ron: Well... it's a sin.More [10/14/2005 12:10:00]
Jim: [as Father Brown, he is asked to give a speech to the town. He reads from a brochure stuck in his Bible that says "An Encounter with a Bear"] Have you ever felt alone, with no one to rely on? Danger on every hand, in a world fraught with danger, and when I looked into my pocket, what did I find? What did I find?
[flips the brochure over - it's an ad for guns]
Jim: Nothing. There's nothing there. It's all in your head. Look, they can take the money from you. They can take the position from you. People turn their back on you. Everything happens to everybody! And you ain't gonna find nothing in your pocket to stave it off. Nothing can stave it off! Power doesn't do it. Because you never have enough. Money? I don't know. You know anyone who's got enough money?
[holds up his Bible]
Jim: Is God good? I don't know. All I know is... something may give you comfort. And maybe you deserve it. If it comforts you to believe in God, then you do it. That's your business.More [12/14/2005 12:12:00]
He has to find that answer. I can deal with somebody who's not in that kind of position and try to talk, and I do the best I can.More [04/06/2006 12:04:00]
I was a banquet waiter at the Beverly Hilton hotel. You learn a lot when you're in the service industry-the jerks of the world really come to the fore. It's a valuable learning experience to be in the position where you're of service to someone who sometimes doesn't even know you're there.More [04/07/2006 12:04:00]
I kinda see my current position like this: 'Here's your five minutes in the toy store, so you gotta do all the good movies you can before Chuck Woolery rings the bell.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
To me there's only one position you can take as an actor. That's to get into such a financial position you can afford to say no. Integrity is one thing, but you have to be able to afford good taste.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
We're not a team that's concerned about trying to sneak into the fourth position for the playoffs. We want to be in there, be first, and have home-field advantage. Those are goals of ours. The concern is not really who's behind us, or who we are tied with, but who's ahead of us.More [04/19/2006 12:04:00]
[He said U.S. opinion polls showed 70 percent of Americans supported stem-cell research for medical reasons.] My message to the president would be to rethink his position in light of the fact that there is overwhelming popular support [for it], ... I think he really needs to look again at his position and to re-evaluate it.More [04/21/2006 12:04:00]
You know, Hong Kong moviemaking is the ultimate kung fu of filmmaking-the way we position the camera, the way we shoot, the way we edit.More [05/04/2006 12:05:00]
I find it preposterous. I can see in some ways I am playing a sexy character. The idea of a damaged genius is an interesting, intriguing character, but it has nothing to do with me . . . I think whoever is playing this role would be in the position I am now.More [05/11/2006 12:05:00]
What I have noticed since then is that when some people have gotten to a certain position [in Hollywood], they're afraid to lose it. They protect [their position] like a beachhead. 'God! Don't take this away from me.' And so they start making really safe choices. I don't want to do that. If I go down, I'm going to go down swinging.More [05/25/2006 12:05:00]
Paul never told me anything about why he wrote it -- he never mentioned his father and he never mentioned my father, ... He never put me in a position in which I would feel a lot of external pressure other than wanting my reaction to the script. That's the way I would do it. That's the way I know a real professional would do it. That's the proper to do it.More [05/29/2006 12:05:00]
I'm a very fortunate actor. I'm blessed to be the position I'm in right now. Hell, I'm blessed to be in any position, you know? There are so many guys who had good lives, great lives, and blew it... .I think there are some guys who think they don't deserve to have good lives. They feel they don't deserve their good fortune, so they throw it away. One of my good friends was Chris Farley. Chris blew it. He blew the whole enchilada.More [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn't mean that I'll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: "Isn't that that Bening woman?"More [07/26/2006 12:07:00]
To work with the people I worked with and put myself in that vulnerable position as a songwriter and collaborate with some talented people and still be free is really challenging. That was the hard part,More [08/17/2006 12:08:00]
I'm now in the extraordinary position where my grandchildren can watch me in Superman. I've scored enormous points with my 3-year-old grandson because his grandma is friends with Superman.More [09/15/2006 12:09:00]
No one's ever happy with their position [in Hollywood]. You hear that from people you'd never dream would complain.More [10/17/2006 12:10:00]
The first thing that happens is that you're overwhelmed by so much attention. It's just so unnatural. Only people who've been in that position can realize what it's like. I mean, you have to be there.More [10/23/2006 12:10:00]
When Bush first got elected, the very first time there was talk of going to war with Iraq, the mainstream media gave his position total credibility. I didn't get it then, and I don't get it now.More [10/30/2006 12:10:00]
My position now, especially in this town, adds an element of skepticism with people you meet - especially girls. I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.More [11/01/2006 12:11:00]
We can't afford to get carried away but we are in a position where we need just need to draw,More [11/13/2006 12:11:00]
We had a few girls not getting under the ball. We were shell-shocked. We were out of position and catching balls behind our heads. We were too busy trying to get blocks and not getting back into position.More [01/14/2007 12:01:00]
Pat Webb: Are we certain that you want the gamin' control board eyeballing your record and your gangster pals like Nicky Santoro?
Ace Rothstein: I think you're way out of line talking to me like that. What your saying is libelous, and you're in no position to challenge my expertise.More [02/24/2007 12:02:00]

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