It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
No civilized society can thrive upon victims, whose humanity has been permanently mutilated.
A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion.
Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.
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The process of making a movie is what I love.
I thrive on that. It's an exciting miracle, a mad adventure. I love being part of it.
We love and lose in China, we weep on England's moors, and laugh and moan in Guinea, and thrive on Spanish shores. We seek success in Finland, are born and die in Maine. In minor ways we differ, in major we're the same.
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil;
but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
I am already kindly disposed towards you.
My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive like a wildflower when these favour, and when they do not, it is in vain to look for it.
The seed of God is in us. Given an intelligent and hard-working farmer, it will thrive and grow up to God, whose seed it is; and accordingly its fruits will be God-nature. Pear seeds grow into pear trees, nut seeds into nut trees, and God-seed into God.
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground;
they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
Awareness has changed so that every act for children, every piece of legislation recognizes that children are part of families and that it is within families that children grow and thrive or don't.
Washington has got to, across the board, lower taxes for small businesses so that our mom and pops can reinvest and hire people, so that our businesses can thrive.
In spite of the polls, the fact is that American Muslims are very happy and they thrive in this country.
You know, I like to think that I will subscribe very much to the core Republican principles of small government. Making a small number of rules and getting out of the way. Keeping taxes low. Creating an environment for small businesses to grow and thrive.
These days, government employees are better off in almost every area: pay, benefits, time off, and security, on top of working fewer hours. They can thrive even in a down economy.
Outside of the mindless sitcoms that the networks thrive on, people able to think generally consider most entertainment is escape in one form or another.
If business doesn't thrive, it hurts America.
We need improved relations, more collaboration, more thought and more consistency as we go about trying to make sure we have the best country in the world. Not scapegoating and finger-pointing.
The federal government now spends one of every four dollars in the entire economy. It borrows one of every three dollars it spends. No nation, no entity, large or small, public or private, can thrive, or survive intact, with debts as huge as ours.
We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.
You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?
In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner.
It's time that America's government lived by the same values as America's families. It's time we invested in America's future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century economy. That's what Democrats believe.
There were no international terrorists in Iraq until we went in.
It was we who gave the perfect conditions in which Al Qaeda could thrive.
I enjoy being given a certain amount of freedom in order to interpret or to come up with stuff, but I do enjoy collaboration. I seek and thrive on projects where I am going to learn from the people I'm working with.
We must give Oklahoma families the opportunity to thrive and prosper.
We must give all Oklahomans the tools necessary to pursue the American dream. And then, we must get out of the way.
I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again.
A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.
Together, we can create a world in which peace is real;
in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.
The truth is, we haven't really figured out yet how artists are going to thrive in modern mass societies. We're all experiments.
If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.
A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie the size of Pearl Harbor.
But I love it. I thrive on it.
I think really what I'm saying is that I thrive on adversity.
Being in several, disparate bands is what I thrive on.
Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America.
As Mayor, I will use my experience to make San Francisco a place where small businesses can thrive.
Some actresses seem to thrive on chaos, and I've often wondered if they felt they had to be that way in order to perform well?
It would be interesting if this sitcom works, so I could be doing one thing all the time instead of going back and forth between all this different media which I sort of thrive on, I'm a bit of a moving target in that way.
The skills needed to thrive in the higher-realms are more spiritual, personal and mature.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive;
and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help.
.. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.
In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance... you thrive on that.
Do not let anyone tell you it cannot be done.
No challenge can match the heart and fight and spirit of America. We will not fail. Our country will thrive and prosper again.
I love each of my kids in unique ways and try to meet their different needs so they can thrive and be their personal best.