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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
American molecular biologist
Think about multicellularity on this Earth. Every living thing originally came from bacteria. So, who do you think made up the rules for how to perform collective behaviors? It had to be the bacteria.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-1963
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.
German philosopher 1882-1940
Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information - hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
American professional wrestler and actor 1966-
At the end of the day, it's a very powerful voice when you're able to perform on any level on any stage and have the audience, have the attention of children. It's a gift. It's not to be taken lightly, and it can be used for good or for bad.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
Because Impudence is a Vice, it does not follow that Modesty is a Virtue; it is built upon Shame, a Passion in our Nature, and may be either Good or Bad according to the Actions perform'd from that Motive.Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark C, p. 65
American football coach and player 1927-
Being cold for a short period of time is not life-threatening. You can perform a task when you're cold. We proved that when the Vikings played outside.
American journalist and filmmaker
Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
American rapper, musician, record producer and actor 1972-
Brooklyn is where I primarily developed. I had an opportunity to make records and perform in clubs here and there, and I started networking with the right people in the right places.
American lawyer, author, and politician 1930-2012
But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
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