Quotes: break

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  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    It is a good idea to obey all the rules when you're young just so you'll have the strength to break them when you're old.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
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    A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don't function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.
  • Austin O'Malley
    Austin O'Malley
    American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
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    A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it.
  • Blake Anderson
    Blake Anderson
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    A lot of my music that I like puts energy in your body or makes you want to dance or break something or just go mosh or jump around.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • Alan Thicke
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    About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
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    Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don't. Lines may clog; systems may break; orders may back-up.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    Barack Obama isn't the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
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