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American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
More than anything else, I believe it's our decisions, not the conditions of our lives, that determine our destiny.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life - its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness - conjoin to dull our sensory faculties.
American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
''Now'' is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
Ralph Waldo Trine
A man carries his success or his failure with him, it does not depend on outside conditions.
Norwegian writer 1832-1910
A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
American poet and essayist 1899-1979
A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all.
French poet 1821-1867
Any man who does not accept the conditions of human life sells his soul.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
As life expectancy extends beyond 80 years in some parts of the world, more people are struggling with brain diseases. For older people, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other conditions become a major impediment to quality of life.
American journalist 1971-
As we have seen again and again, when Amazon doesn't get the economic conditions from suppliers that it seeks, it simply goes its own way. In the book business, that has meant publishing its own titles under the various Kindle imprints. Now it's making diapers.
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
Attitudes are the forerunners of conditions.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Bad artists always admire each other's work. They call it being large-minded and free from prejudice. But a truly great artist cannot conceive of life being shown, or beauty fashioned, under any conditions other than those he has selected.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
Black revolutionaries do not drop from the moon. We are created by our conditions. Shaped by our oppression.Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987)
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