quote by Howard Thurman

The hard thing when you get old is to keep your horizons open. The first part of your life everything is in front of you, all your potential and promise. But over the years, you make decisions; you carve yourself into a given shape. Then the challenge is to keep discovering the green growing edge.

— Howard Thurman

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Over the edge quote Being on the edge isn't as safe, but the view is better.

Being on the edge isn't as safe, but the view is better.

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I felt myself on the edge of the world;

peering over the rim into a fathomless chaos of eternal night.

It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.

Over the edge quote It's not about the end goal. It's about who you become by consistently pushing t

It's not about the end goal. It's about who you become by consistently pushing the edge of your limits.

You've got to be closer to the edge than ever to win.

That means sometimes you go over the edge, and I don't mean driving, either.

On their sofas of spice and feathers, the concubines also slept fretfully.

In those days the Earth was still flat, and people dreamed often of falling over edges.

The disc, being flat, has no real horizon.

Any adventurous sailor who got funny ideas from staring at eggs and oranges for too long and set out for the antipodes soon learned that the reason why distant ships sometimes looked as though they were disappearing over the edge of the world was that they were disappearing over the edge of the world.

Over the edge quote Write at the edges of the day.

Write at the edges of the day.

For perfect hope is achieved on the brink of despair, when instead of falling over the edge, we find ourselves walking on air.

There are no safe paths in this part of the world.

Remember you are over the Edge of the Wild now, and in for all sorts of fun wherever you go.

I think fear is what keeps us from going over the edge.

I mean, as a race car driver, I don't think what makes a good race car driver is a fearless person. I think it's somebody that is comfortable being behind the wheel of something that's somewhat out of control.

What business strategy is all about-what distinguishes it from all other kinds of business planning-is, in a word, competitive advantage. Without competitors there would be no need for strategy, for the sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as efficiently as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors.

You are my siren,” he said, running his hands along her thighs and down her calves, feeling the shape of her even as the silk of her gown kept them both from what they wanted. “My temptress . . . my sorceress . . . I cannot resist you, no matter how I try. You threaten to send me over the edge.

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over.

Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.

I have found that you have only to take that one step toward the gods, and they will then take ten steps toward you. That step, the heroic first step of the journey, is out of, or over the edge of, your boundaries, and it often must be taken before you know that you will.

THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.

There's not much to be said for sightseeing.

You go somewhere that has a waterfall. You have a beer, watch the water go over the edge, and move on. Tours are all the same. In the end, the only thing that matters is the beer.

You never think you're on the verge of disaster while you're looking over the edge yourself. It's your friends and family who are trying to get you to stop destroying yourself and after a while it kind of sank in and I just cleaned up my act.

The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.

I want you to take a sleeve of Thin Mints and line them up on the edge of the kitchen counter and when I'm hungry I can just bend over and sweep a cookie into my mouth like I'm scoring a goal in hockey.

When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere.

Don't you understand?" snarled Rincewind.

"We are going over the Edge, godsdammit!" "Can't we do anything about it?" "No!" "Then I can't see the sense in panicking," said Twoflower calmly.

I don't go to scary movies. I don't like the experience of being scared. I think it's very weird that some people do. Obviously, humans are the only animals that do that. You don't see a wolf walk to the end of a cliff and look over the edge to freak himself out.

What puppets we humans are - what puppets! Born without permission, dying when it is neither pleasant nor convenient, we are made to march or crawl through life on the edge of a precipice from which at any moment we may be knocked over. And we're told we should believe the experience is a privilege!

So God stepped over to the edge of the world And He spat out the seven seas;

He batted His eyes, and the lightnings flashed; He clapped His hands, and the thunders rolled; And the waters above the earth came down, The cooling waters came down.

The sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as effectively as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors.

The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.

The artist, like the idiot or clown, sits on the edge of the world, and a push may send him over it.

When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh! the doxy, over the dale, Why, then comes in the sweet o' the year; For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. The white sheet bleaching on the hedge, With heigh! the sweet birds, O, how they sing! Doth set my pugging tooth on edge; For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.

I did mostly alcohol. There were drugs, too - pills - and there was a danger that I would go over the edge. I could have. I thank God I didn't.

The history of our times calls to mind those Walt Disney characters who rush madly over the edge of a cliff without seeing it, so that the power of their imagination keeps them suspended in mid-air; but as soon as they look down and see where they are, they fall.

In a world where nearly one billion people live near the edge of physical survival the relevance of intentional simplicity by the more affluent people of the world cannot be over estimated.

The designs are more about the whole thing rather than the details, and if I were to do the big shapes I do, color would maybe be too much. Pink or red would push it all over the edge.

Do they see the lethal insanity of a race to the brink of oblivion, and then over the edge? Apparently not. If they did, surely they wouldn't be racing to begin with. Or is it a simple failure of imagination? One doesn't like to think such a rudimentary failing could bring about the end, yet...

I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over.

Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.

When I was in middle school, I tried to impress this girl by jumping over this ledge on a scooter. I caught the edge of the ledge and totally fell right in front of her. I never talked to her again. So [my advice is], take it easy if you have a school crush!

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