Quotes by striving

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  • Rich Cook
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    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    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.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    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.
  • A. Lawrence Lowell
    A. Lawrence Lowell
    American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
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    All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.
  • Owen Meredith
    Owen Meredith
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    Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
  • Frances Rodman
    Frances Rodman
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    Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
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    Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
  • Laurence  Olivier
    Laurence Olivier
    English actor and director 1907-1989
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    Don't waste your time striving for perfection, instead, strive for excellence - doing your best.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    For suffering and enduring there is no remedy, but striving and doing.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.
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