I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent;
curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.
Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
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A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination.
But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.
One of the most interesting and harmful delusions to which men and nations can be subjected is that of imagining themselves special instruments of the Divine Will.
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed.
Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
He said, 'From then on, I realized that I was not just abandoned.
I was chosen. I was special.' And I think that's the key to understanding Steve Jobs.
I'm not special, I'm just limited edition
Who says I am not under the special protection of God?
My mother is a special story. She went through so much to bring us up, four men at home, especially when our country was going through really difficult times.
Restore human legs as a means of travel.
Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
I've never asked for special treatment along the way.
And I'm never going to hide the fact that I'm a girl, ever. That's obvious, isn't it?
If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
To make something special you just have to believe it's special.
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
(Keynote speech at Celebrating Inspiration luncheon with the WNBA's All-Decade Team, 2006)
From the time I was a little boy I found myself reading history when I had a choice. I read a lot of things, but history had a special appeal for me.
Every now and then you'll nail one that's really, really special. And that's what you live for.
Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.
'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
The English language is nobody's special property.
It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
There is nothing as special as watching greatness.
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around.
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
When you succeed at creating your own world, whether it's in any realm - like Tolkien was able to do - and people are able to enter that world, it's a special thing.
I don't think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do.
Here in the U.S., culture is not that delicious panacea which we Europeans consume in a sacramental mental space and which has its own special columns in the newspapers
For economist the real world is often a special case.
Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.
Poetry is the special medium of spiritual crazy wisdom, the form of expression that comes closest to creating a bridge between words and what is wordless.
To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity.
The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.
The great rule: If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
When you're special to a cat, you're special indeed, she brings to you the gift of her preference of you, the sight of you, the sound of your voice, the touch of your hand.
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 know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I'm special, but honestly, I still don't get it.
Charisma's good every night. Something special is always about to happen. You've got to believe it.
My family has reduced the effect of my career on my self-esteem.
When I'm with them, they make me feel special regardless of how I play.
It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Journalism's ultimate purpose is to inform the reader, to bring him each day a letter from home and never to permit the serving of special interests.
Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with.
C.B. is such a loser. He wasn't even the star of his own Halloween special.
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.