Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.
I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform.
If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist.
I don't sing in the shower. I perform!
Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character.
Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
The power of a song has over people... the simple fact that someone could be having awful day and your song or performance can make that all go away. The way it affects people's lives and how they can remember what was going in their life when they heard a certain song.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
The worst thing you can do is start slow, or con yourself into thinking that you can take your time getting into a match. The curtain is up so you've got to perform.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.
Trust in the person's promise, who dares to refuse what they fear they cannot perform.
People at .08 are too impaired to drive. Studies show that at .08, the ability to perform critical driving functions is decreased by as much as 60 percent.
I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy.
I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.
My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory.
I get scared as crap to perform but I push myself to do it.
I don't know what I would be doing without it.
A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.
You've got to perform in a role hundreds of times.
In keeping it fresh one can become a large, madly humming, demented refrigerator.
Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking.
I'm a performer. I've tried everything there is.
You are responsible to each other because when you win a game of football, you only need eight players to perform well.
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends.
We cannot perform our tasks to the best of our power, unless we think well of our own capacity.
You have despoiled churches. You have threatened every corporation and endowment in the country. You have examined into everybodys affairs. You have criticised every profession and vexed every trade. No one is certain of his property, and nobody knows what duties he may have to perform to-morrow. This is the policy of confiscation as compared with that of concurrent endowment.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Todays military rejects include tomorrows hard core unemployed.
In the public interest, therefore, it is better that we lose the services of the exceptions who are good Judges after they are seventy and avoid the presence on the Bench of men who are not able to keep up with the work, or to perform it satisfactorily.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.