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Scottish writer 1812-1904+1
It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
American writer 1897-1962+1
Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.
British author 1713-1768+1
Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
English writer 1894-1963+1
The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
'SNL' is one of those jobs where you are constantly reminded of how lucky you are and that you get to meet some of these people whose work you enjoy. Then you get to meet them, and they are just wonderful people. It turns out wonderfully, and you have a great conversation.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-19990
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
British drama writer 1640-17160
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-19720
A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
American movie director and actor 1935 -0
A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-17990
A vacuum of ideas affects people differently than a vacuum of air, otherwise readers of books would be constantly collapsing.
American professional baseball player 1895-19480
After all, there's only one answer to be made to the young fellow who is asking constantly for advice as to how to hit. The answer is: Pick out a good one and sock it!Source: Babe Ruths Own Book of Baseball
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.
French poet 1821-18670
All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.
American art painter0
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Any leader needs to be constantly interested in what's going on in the world, and constantly ready - even when things are going well - to change.