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American self-help author 1883-1970
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
English writer 1709-1784
Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants.
American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker.
Brendan I. Koerner
American author 1974-
A surprising number of American skyjackers were not yet old enough to drink or sometimes even drive. These adolescents were generally inept at planning their crimes, and few of their capers met with any success; most seemed to end within moments of starting, usually after a fatherly pilot convinced the nervous teen to hand over his gun.
American author 1885-1950
All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
Otto Von Bismarck
German statesman 1815-1898
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
American jazz drummer and bandleader 1917-1987
But I think that any young drummer starting out today should get himself a great teacher and learn all there is to know about the instrument that he wants to play.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment.Source: The evolution of physics (1938)
American actor and humorist 1879-1935
Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it.... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Chinese-American actress 1966-
English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
Even Obama's staunchest supporters are starting to leave him. Last week Michelle Obama demanded to see a copy of his birth certificate.
American author 1950-
Every book is like starting over again. I've written books every way possible - from using tight outlines to writing from the seat of my pants. Both ways work.
Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.
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