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  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carlos Slim
    Carlos Slim
    Mexican business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1940-
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    At 25, I made many companies. I was thinking more like a businessman or entrepreneur than a CEO. I created many companies, small companies, medium companies. I tried to be involved in many kinds of activities, in finance, in real estate, in mining.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn't have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities... just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
  • Betty Ford
    Betty Ford
    American First Lady 1918-2011
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    But my activities have been pretty much focused in the last almost 30 years on the recovery, of my own recovery, the understanding for my family of my recovery.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
  • Brendon Burchard
    Brendon Burchard
    American author 1977-
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    Have you ever played a video game that didn't have escalating levels of difficulty? Well, life can feel like play, too, when we purposefully engage in activities that demand we test and develop our skills.
  • Adam Baldwin
    Adam Baldwin
    American actor 1962-
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    I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
  • Bruce Rauner
    Bruce Rauner
    American businessman, philanthropist and politician 1956-
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    I've been very engaged in Illinois and Chicago civic activities for a long time; mostly around building businesses and helping entrepreneurs grow companies, but also around education and education reform.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    If sex and creativity are often seen by dictators as subversive activities, it's because they lead to the knowledge that you own your own body (and with it your own voice), and that's the most revolutionary insight of all.
  • Bob Kerrey
    Bob Kerrey
    American politician 1943-
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    If you look beyond the short term violence and instability, you do see significant activities on the part of the Iraqi people that indicate they understand the commitment necessary to govern themselves. It's not clear how they will do it, but it never is.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    In 2014, we have some new activities and new order wins in the non-automotive space.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    In all activities of life, the secret of efficiency lies in an ability to combine two seemingly incompatible states: a state of maximum activity and a state of maximum relaxation.
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