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" At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed. "
" With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It's no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you have to run faster than others to survive. "
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
" 'What if?' statements throw fuel on the fire of stress and worry. Things can go in a million different directions, and the more time you spend worrying about the possibilities, the less time you'll spend focusing on taking action that will calm you down and keep your stress under control. "
" I'm not good at being a picture-perfect pop star, happy all the time. If I'm having a bad day, I can't pretend. I'm always a bit unhappy, but that's just me. I like dwelling in my sadness. "
" Take time to be kind and to say 'thank you.' "
" Lost - yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. "
" Most of us grew up with video games in the household, either the original Nintendo in the living room or hoarding quarters for that trip to the arcade. And as time moves on, that line of nostalgia will keep moving forward where 'Frogger' gets replaced with 'Street Fighter 2' or 'Resident Evil 4.' "
" You need to be imagining all the time, imagining yourself outside the walls of your own skull. "
" I'm just working and having a good time and seeing what develops, which is so awesome, because you don't know what's going to happen, and I'm letting myself do that a lot more than I ever have. "
Having A Good Time
" If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? "
" If someone decides they're not going to be happy, it's not your problem. You don't have to spend your time and energy trying to cheer up someone who has already decided to stay in a bad mood. Believe it or not, you can actually hurt people by playing into their self-pity. "
" When I was a kid in junior high, I had an assignment to discuss how to rescue poor people in India. I remember my teacher at the time considered it an impossible problem. Now, we're not talking that way anymore. We're sure not talking about that for China. They're rescuing themselves thanks to globalization. "
" I have so much that I want to do. I hate wasting time. "
" A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time. "
" The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. "
" The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress. "
" Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest. "
Emily Greene Balch
" I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting. "
John Mason Brown
" Photography is my passion. Whenever I get time, I click. "
" You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. "
" I want to be a good person. I don't want to fail. I want to learn from my mistakes, rid myself of distractions, and run into the arms of Jesus. Most of the time, however, I feel like I am running away from Jesus into the arms of my own clutteredness. "
" I believe that the president should be excused from some of the burdens of ordinary citizenship while serving in office. This is not something I necessarily thought in the 1980s or 1990s. Like many Americans at that time, I believed that the president should be required to shoulder the same obligations that we all carry. "
" A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it. "
" That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing. "
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Do The Right Thing
" You will encounter misguided people from time to time. That's part of life. The challenge is to educate them when you can, but always to keep your dignity and self-respect and persevere in your personal growth and development. "
" Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute. "
" I'm not going to please everyone; not everyone's going to like me. I accepted that a long time ago, and if I had to shed a tear every time I got a hate email, believe me, I'd be severely dehydrated. "
" I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted. "
" The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion. "
" It's so important to keep a marriage alive with small treats and doing little things for each other. Just remembering to say nice things and to have listening time is vital. That ghastly phrase 'quality time' means taking three minutes to sit down and be still with someone rather than yelling over your shoulder as you rush out. "
" Perfection is the child of time. "