quote by George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

— George Eliot

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Might have been quote Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get th

Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get the lesson.

Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been."

Mr. Meant-to has a friend, his name is Didn't-Do. Have you met them? They live together in a house called Never-Win. And I am told that it is haunted by the Ghost of Might-have-Been.

Might have been quote Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the

Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness.

I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.

I don't think I was awake for much of my childhood.

I did a lot of napping. This might have been a defensive measure against encroaching depression. Until about the age of eleven or twelve, I had zero interests other than trying to steal gumballs from supermarket gumball machines.

Might have been quote When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

The war... was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides.

Man is an idiot. He doesn't know how to do anything without copying, without imitating, without plagiarizing, without aping. It might even have been that man invented generation by coitus after seeing the grasshopper copulate.

This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it.

If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.

Might have been quote Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

The grace of God means something like: Here is your life.

You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you.

I'm getting a little bored by the juxtaposition of American and other cinema.

I no longer think this division is as true as it might have been in the 1980s, or the early part of the 90s.

Might have been quote When you stop doing thing for fun you might as well be dead.

When you stop doing thing for fun you might as well be dead.

To try and fail is at least to learn;

to fail to try is to suffer the inestimable loss of what might have been.

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

Had I been a man I might have explored the Poles or climbed Mount Everest, but as it was my spirit found outlet in the air. . . .

Might have been quote Successful people take big risks knowing that they might fall hard. But, they mi

Successful people take big risks knowing that they might fall hard. But, they might succeed more than they ever dreamed, too.

Had the Senate or House, or both, censured or somehow warned Richard Nixon, the tragedy of Watergate might have been prevented. Hopefully the Senate will not sit by while even more serious abuses unfold before it.

My fans saw 'Roll Bounce,' but also that older crowd who might not have been familiar with me on the music tip saw 'Roll Bounce' and loved it. 'Roll Bounce' opened up that door for me to have older people love Bow Wow and opened up that door so all of the kids would love Bow Wow. My fan base is really diverse; it's all ages and all colors.

It is a bitter thought, how different a thing the Christianity of the world might have been, if the Christian faith had been adopted as the religion of the empire under the auspices of Marcus Aurelius instead of those of Constantine.

Might have been quote If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

Iraq did not spontaneously opt for disarmament.

They did it as part of a ceasefire, so they were forced to do it, otherwise the war might have gone on. So the motivation has been very different.

You cannot hear the name Martin Luther King, Jr.

, and not think of death. You might hear the words 'I have a dream,' but they will doubtlessly only serve to underscore an image of a simple motel balcony, a large man made small, a pool of blood. For as famous as he may have been in life, it is - and was - death that ultimately defined him.

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.

Might have been quote Take a chance. You never know what might happen.

Take a chance. You never know what might happen.

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The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.

I've been told that I have a lot of energy.

The secret is that I use renewable resources. Some days I'm solar powered. Some days I'm wind powered. And some people in this room might think I'm hybrid gas-powered. You'll just have to guess which it is today.

I felt like I might as well have been living in another part of the solar system.

Might have been quote He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.

Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.

The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.

Might have been quote A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have suff

A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government.

But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.

When I cut myself I feel so much better.

All the little things that might have been annoying me suddenly seem so trivial, because I'm concentrating on the pain

His parents called him Youngster. They did this in the subconcious hope that he might take the hint. Wensleydale gave the impression of having been born with a mental age of 47.

Might have been quote No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fa

No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

First, what does truth require? It requires us to face the facts as they are, not to involve ourselves in self-deception; to refuse to think merely in slogans. If we are to work for the future of the city, let us deal with the realities as they actually are, not as they might have been, and not as we wish they were.

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice;

had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.

I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself. I want to try to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career. I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud gay man.

So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born.

There have been times of late when I have had to hold on to one text with all my might: "It is required in stewards that a man may be found faithful." Praise God, it does not say "sucessful.

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