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  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.
  • Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
    American journalist 1934-
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    A journalist is basically a chronicler, not an interpreter of events. Where else in society do you have the license to eavesdrop on so many different conversations as you have in journalism? Where else can you delve into the life of our times?
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    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.
  • Anthea Turner
    Anthea Turner
    English television presenter 1960-
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    A proper family diary with everyone's events and parties in it really helps organise the household.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
  • Rohinton Mistry
    Rohinton Mistry
    Indian-born Canadian writer 1952-
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    After all, our lives are but a sequence of accidents - a clanking chain of chance events. A string of choices, casual or deliberate, which add up to that one big calamity we call life.
    Source: Een wankel evenwicht (2010) 758
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    And as a result, I guess I'm just kind of a rubberneck. I'm kind of a - someone who likes to see things and likes to see these events and talk to the people who make them happen. But I don't think journalists are as important as the people they cover.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    As the few adepts in such things well know, universal morality is to be found in little everyday penny-events just as much as in great ones. There is so much goodness and ingenuity in a raindrop that an apothecary wouldn't let it go for less than half-a-crown...
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Ask any successful person to look back over the events of his or her life, and chances are there'll be a turning point of one kind or another. It doesn't matter if that success has come on a ball field or in a boardroom, in a research laboratory or on a campaign trail - it can usually be traced to some pivotal moment.
  • Biz Stone
    Biz Stone
    American entrepreneur 1974-
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    Balancing family and work is a top priority for me, and I treat it as such. Meaning, I actually put specific family time and events in my calendar so that precious time is dedicated and properly blocked off from any work that may try to sneak its way into my schedule.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    By definition, memoir demands a certain degree of introspection and self-disclosure: In order to fully engage a reader, the narrator has to make herself known, has to allow her own self-awareness to inform the events she describes.
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