Quotes: important

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  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Choosing goals that are important to you is one of the most essential things you can do in order to live your dreams.
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    French writer and philosopher 1905-1980
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    It is only in our decisions that we are important.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
  • Karl A. Menninger
    Karl A. Menninger
    American psychiatrist 1893-1990
    Karl A. Menninger
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    Attitudes are more important than facts.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says ''there is no wisdom without leisure.''
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    ''Sex'' is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    : One of the odd things about being in a hurry is that it seems so fiercely important when you yourself are the hurrier and so comically ludicrous when it is someone else.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
  • Bill Skarsgard
    Bill Skarsgard
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    A character on screen that's the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' they're never interesting. There's got to be an internal struggle, the duality is important to find.
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