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American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 14
American surgeon and author 1899-1975
Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.
Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
All successful people are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
French writer 1889-1963
Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
Thornton T. Munger
American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
German Author, Critic 1875-1955
You ask what is the use of classification, arrangement, systemization? I answer you: order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject-the actual enemy is the unknown.
American writer on literature, philosophy and society 1883-1969
A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.
American academic and author 1926-2003
A relationship has a momentum, it must change and develop, and will tend to move toward the point of greatest commitment.
A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.
Abraham J. Heschel
Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
A zero-gravity flight is a first step toward space travel.
Aggressive play is a vital asset of the world's greatest golfers. However, it's even more important to the average player. Attack this game in a bold, confident, and determined way, and you'll make a giant leap toward realizing your full potential as a player.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence.
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