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Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Jerome K. Jerome
British Humorous Writer, Novelist, Playwright 1859-1927
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart.
American producer 1884-1974
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
American politician and environmentalist 1948-
A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
American self-help author 1883-1970
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
Baseball breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.Source: The Green Fields of the Mind, Yale Alumni Magazine, November 1977
American politician 1964-
For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded.
Andrew William Mellon
American banker and businessman 1855-1937
Give tax breaks to large corporations, so that money can trickle down to the general public, in the form of extra jobs.
English poet 1593-1633
He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.
American Novelist 1933-
I came to New York and in only hours, New York did what it does to people: awakened the possibilities. Hope breaks out.Source: Exit Ghost (2007)
English teen idol, singer, actor and financial journalist 1940-2003
I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where I'd give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
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