There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate.— Stockwell Day
Unexpected Prime Of Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Prime ministers require the hide of a rhinoceros, the morals of St.
Francis, the patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the leadership of Napoleon, the magnetism of a Beatle and the subtlety of Machiavelli.
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
We retire too early and we die too young, our prime of life should be in the 70's and old age should not come until we are almost 100.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems.
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error;
to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action; to those in the prime of life, to assist them to noble deeds.
I call'd the devil, and he came, And with wonder his form did I closely scan;
He is not ugly, and is not lame, But really a handsome and charming man. A man in the prime of life is the devil, Obliging, a man of the world, and civil; A diplomatist too, well skill'd in debate, He talks quite glibly of church and state.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
I have led an unusual life. I have buried a father killed at age 50 and two brothers killed in the prime of their lives. I raised my children as a single mother when my husband was arrested and held for eight years without a conviction - a hostage to my political career.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
Science and psychology have isolated the one prime cause for success or failure in life. It is the hidden self-image you have of yourself.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative.
It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime conservative force.
I don't consider 41 being in prime of life.
Even if I conceived a child tomorrow I'd be 52 by the time it was 10. I'm not sure I'd have the energy, and I find that quite scary.
One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The present times require the vigor and the activity of the prime of life;
but I feel the increasing infirmities of age to such a degree, that I am conscious I cannot serve you to advantage.
The prime of life is that fleeting time between green and over-ripe.
I often think that all the difficulties we encounter only give us the more strength if we keep hold of our work, and we must not now give up while in the prime of life. It is best to keep trying, and by and by the opportunity will come. If we have given up, then we shall not be ready for it when it does come.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
I look back on my 20s. It's supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you're making your critical decisions and sometimes your most critical mistakes.
There must be a few times in life when you stand at a precipice of a decision.
When you know there will forever be a Before and an After...I knew there would be no turning back if I designated this moment as my own Prime Meridian from which everything else would be measured.
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer.
A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime.
We grew up quickly, surrounded by guys eighteen and older, in their prime.
They lived to surf, drink, raise hell and score heavily with women. I saw these guys going up and down the coast on surf trips, drinking and bagging girls, and all I could think of was 'What a neat life!'
Seeing yourself as responsible for the quality of your relationship, as a prime mover in your life, I think is a bold, amazing step.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
The teacher's prime concern should be to ingrain into the pupil that assortment of habits that shall be most useful to him throughout life. Education is for behavior, and habits are the stuff of which behavior consists.
Your mind now, moldering like wedding-cake, heavy with useless experience, rich with suspicion, rumour, fantasy, crumbling to pieces under the knife-edge of mere fact. In the prime of your life.
Love the family! Defend and promote it as the basic cell of human society;
nurture it as the prime sanctuary of life. Give great care to the preparation of engaged couples and be close to young married couples, so that they will be for their children and the whole community an eloquent testimony of God's love.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
I'm 81 and I'm in the prime of my life.
If Montaigne is a man in the prime of life sitting in his study on a warm morning and putting down the sum of his experience in his rich, sinewy prose, then Pascal is that same man lying awake in the small hours of the night when death seems very close and every thought is heightened by the apprehension that it may be his last.
Women should marry when they are about eighteen years of age, and men at seven and thirty; then they are in the prime of life, and the decline in the powers of both will coincide.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
The mind, by its very nature, persistently tries to live forever, resisting age and attempting to give itself a form... . When a person passes his prime and his life begins to lose true vigor and charm, his mind starts functioning as if it were another form of life; it imitates what life does, eventually doing what life cannot do.
The prime minister has chosen to acknowledge publicly the sovereignty of God and the claim of God on her life. Hers is the challenge to live up to that claim.
So far are we generally from thinking what we often say of the shortness of life, that at the time when it is necessarily shortest we form projects which we delay to execute, indulge such expectations as nothing but along train of events can gratify, and suffer those passions to gain upon us which are only excusable in the prime of life.
High fashion has the shelf life of potato salad. And when past its prime, it is similarly deadly.
Now apparently I'm told that every celebrity is expected to honour the details of their private life with a press conference, a fragrance and a prime-time reality show.