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" We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. "
" 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. "
" The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability. "
" After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future. "
" It's always refreshing to step into another time. "
" I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right. "
" In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins. "
Ulysses S. Grant
" The obvious rule of efficiency is you don't want to spend more time organizing than it's worth. "
" There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America. "
" I don't have a very disciplined approach to practicing or anything, but I do tend to have a guitar around most of the time, which I strum on most of the day. "
" My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success. "
" To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets. "
" One of my earliest memories is of seeing my mother in her beach chair, reading a book under an umbrella by the water's edge while my sisters and I played beside her. Of all the life lessons she taught me, that is one of my favorites: to take time at a place I love, restore my spirit with books and the beach. "
" Time flies really quickly. It feels like only a few months ago that I was traded over here and started my career as a Cub in 2013. "
" I said that America's role would be limited; that we would not put ground troops into Libya; that we would focus our unique capabilities on the front end of the operation, and that we would transfer responsibility to our allies and partners. "
" What is a danger is that we stay stuck in a new normal where unemployment rates stay high, people who have jobs see their incomes go up, businesses make big profits. But they're learned to do more with less, and so they don't hire. "
" I enjoy going to work and having a good time. It's tough when you got to work with people who just are in a bad mood all the damn time. "
Having A Good Time
" If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the 'right' thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It's like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip. "
" Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. "
" But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no. "
" I don't have time for their judgement and their stupidity and you know they lay down with their ugly wives in front of their ugly children and look at their loser lives and then they look at me and they say, 'I can't process it' well, no, you never will stop trying, just sit back and enjoy the show. You know? "
" It's crazy how fast time flies and how things progress. "
" Building up expectations, creating unrealistic time frames, feeling like our end goal is the end all, be all can all lead to frustration or anxiety. We end up feeling as though we have to power through what we want rather than enjoy the process and just let the result come as it may. "
" It's very difficult to take candid portraits of children because they're moving around all the time. "
" If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. "
" All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us. "
J. R. R. Tolkien
" Every time I start to get worked up over something, I just think to myself, 'Is this really going to matter in my life tomorrow, in an hour, in a year?' You just can't get stressed about the little things 'cause it's just not worth it at the end of the day. "
" One of my favourite things to think about is, if you could be invisible and go back in time, where would you go? I've always said ancient Egypt. I would love to see them building the pyramids, and I've always had a real fascination with medieval time and monarchy in medieval times. "
" As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you've allotted for vacation. "
" My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead. "
" We all knew this. We all knew that it would take more time than any of us want to dig ourselves out of this hole created by this economic crisis. "