It's not the load that breaks you down - it's the way you carry it.— Lou Holtz
Pioneering Breaking Down quotations
It is so easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I will not stop. I will not slow down. I will not pull over to ask for directions. I will build the road that takes me where I want to be and I will drive, drive, drive. I will drive until the vehicle around me breaks down, falls apart and tumbles into useless debris... and then I will walk.
Tear down the mosque, the temple, everything in sight.
But don't break a human heart. For that is where God resides.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Carry it by the comfortable handles of gratitude for what's positive and that it is not worse, rather than the uncomfortable edges of bitterness for the negatives and that it is not better.
If I hadn't been told I was garbage, I wouldn't have learned how to show people I'm talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn't have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn't told me I was ugly, I never would have searched for my beauty. And if they hadn't tried to break me down, I wouldn't know that I'm unbreakable.
It is the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.
The fact that people break down and cry when confronted with my pictures shows that I can communicate those basic human emotions.. the people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when painting them. And if you say you are moved only by their color relationships then you miss the point.
And through it all she offers me protection, a lot of love and affection whether I'm right or wrong. And down the waterfall where ever it may take me I know that life won't break me when I come to call, she won't forsake me I'm loving angels instead.
After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night.
I wanna tell you, ladies and gentlemen, that there's not enough troops in the army to force the Southern people to break down segregation and admit the nigra race into our theaters, into our swimming pools, into our homes, and into our churches.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals.
Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
In every crisis there is a message.
Crises are nature's way of forcing change - breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.
Don't waste a minute not being happy.
If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.
A team divided against itself can break down at any moment.
The least bit of pressure or adversity will crack it apart
Civilizations, I believe, come to birth and proceed to grow by successfully responding to successive challenges. They break down and go to pieces if and when a challenge confronts them that they fail to meet.
I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way.
Under Adverse conditions - some people break down,some break records
By breaking down our sense of self-importance, all we lose is a parasite that has long infected our minds. What we gain in return is freedom, openness of mind, spontaneity, simplicity, altruism: all qualities inherent in happiness.
Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.
If the system breaks down the consequences will still be very painful.
But the bigger the system grows the more disastrous the results of its breakdown will be, so if it is to break down it had best break down sooner rather than later.
The truth of human freedom lies in the love that breaks down barriers.
The music field was the first to break down racial barriers, because in order to play together, you have to love the people you are playing with, and if you have any racial inhibitions, you wouldn't be able to do that.
Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear.
I support the world and love everybody.
It's about spreading love and breaking down barriers, not building up hate.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.
In our society, the women who break down barriers are those who ignore limits.
In a word, learning is decontextualized.
We break ideas down into tiny pieces that bear no relation to the whole. We give students a brick of information, followed by another brick, followed by another brick, until they are graduated, at which point we assume they have a house. What they have is a pile of bricks, and they don't have it for long.
I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling.
.. to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.
Humour breaks down boundaries, it topples our self-importance, it connects people, and because it engages and entertains, it ultimately enlightens.
Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe.