If you can find the line between sympathetic and creepy, you have reached a very funny area.
There are only about a half dozen things that make 80% of the difference in any area of our lives.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
A Bay Area Bisexual told me I didn't quite coincide with either of her desires.
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Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?
They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be.
If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress.
We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move.
In every thriller written about Washington, particularly after 9/11, there are good guys and there are bad guys, and there's no gray area at all.
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life.
Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.
Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own.
The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
I feel that any form of so called psychotherapy is strongly contraindicated for addicts. The question Why did you start using narcotics in the first place? should never be asked. It is quite as irrelevant to treatment as it would be to ask a malarial patient why he went to a malarial area.
A human life, I think, should be well rooted in some area of native land where it may get the love of tender kinship from the earth, for the labors men go forth to, for the sounds and accents that haunt it, for whatever will give that early home a familiar unmistakable difference amidst the future widening of knowledge. The best introduction to astronomy is to think of the nightly heavens as a little lot of stars belonging to one's own homestead.
Chief Seattle, of the Indians that inhabited the Seattle area, wrote a wonderful paper that has to do with putting oneself in tune with the universe. He said,
I had no doubts I could go to the pole.
I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress.
I live in the rural area of North Georgia, so for me, those are these best days.
It has little to do with humans and mostly to do with nature and what surrounds me.
One of the areas I have a little less confidence in is giving any kind of a speech.
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas.
It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills.
Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.
I don't know really, it doesn't feel like it has changed to me but I think to have to move with the times. Try out different areas and not get stuck in 1978.
The resilience of these people is amazing.
I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better.
The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics.
There are two kinds of mines; one is the personnel mine and the other is the vehicular mine. When we come to a mine field our infantry attacks exactly as if it were not there. The losses we get from personnel mines we consider only equal to those we would have gotten from machine guns and artillery if the Germans had chosen to defend that particular area with strong bodies of troops instead of with mine fields. The attacking infantry does not set off the vehicular mines, so after they have penetrated to the far side of the field they form a bridgehead, after which the engineers come up and dig out channels through which our vehicles can go.
The emergence of this new world poses a vital issue: will outer space be preserved for peaceful use and developed for the benefit of all mankind? Or will it become another focus for the arms raceand thus an area of dangerous and sterile competition? The choice is urgent. And it is ours to make. The nations of the world have recently united in declaring the continent of Antarctica off limits to military preparations. We could extend this principle to an even more important sphere. National vested interests have not yet been developed in space or in celestial bodies. Barriers to agreement are now lower than they will ever be again.
What do we want with this vast, worthless area? This region of savages and wild beasts, of deserts of shifting sands and whirlwinds of dust, of cactus and prairie dogs? To what use could we ever hope to put these great deserts, or those endless mountain ranges, impenetrable and covered to their very base with eternal snow? What can we ever hope to do with the western coast, a coast of three thousand miles, rock-bound, cheerless, uninviting, and not a harbor on it? What use have we for this country?
Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference.
In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.
Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists.
The fact remains that the overwhelming majority of people who have become wealthy have become so thanks to work they found profoundly absorbing. The long term study of people who eventually become wealthy clearly reveals that their Luck arouse from the accidental dedication they had to an area they enjoyed.
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
Hope is the most sensitive part of a poor wretch's soul;
whoever raises it only to torment him is behaving like the executioners in Hell who, they say, incessantly renew old wounds and concentrate their attention on that area of it that is already lacerated.
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow.
This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.
When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations.
When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
The whore is despised by the hypocritical world because she has made a realistic assessment of her assets and does not have to rely on fraud to make a living. In an area of human relations where fraud is regular practice between the sexes, her honesty is regarded with a mocking wonder.
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
Where these are, there it is. Like the national market for soap or automobiles and the enlarged arena of federal power, the national cash-in area for prestige has grown, slowly being consolidated into a truly national system.
VolunteersMany will be shocked to find, When the day of judgement nears,That there's a special place in HeavenSet aside for volunteers.Furnished with big recliners,Satin Couches and footstools,Where ther are no committee chairmen,Nor yard sale or rest area coffee to serve.No library duty or bulletin assembly,There will be nothing to print and staple.Not one thing to fold and mail,Telephone lists will be outlawed.But a finger snap will bringCool drinks and gourmet dinnersAnd rare treats fit for a king.You ask,Who'll serve these privileged fewAnd work for all the're worth?Why, all those who reaped the benifits,And not once volunteered on Earth.
Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships.
As a black person in America, I am twice as likely as a white person to live in an area where air pollution poses the greatest risk to my health. I am five times more likely to live within walking distance of a power plant or chemical facility - which I do.
[Behavioral tracking] is an area today that has very few regulations and even fewer rules.
I think that there are some teachers that do a very good job of incorporating culture and history. And there are some teachers who could use a little more help in that area.
International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn't go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief.
Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.
I've never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico.
We are a coalition government, and that limits our options in some ways.
Privatization happens to be one such area.