Simone Weil

Humility is attentive patience.

Simone Weil

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Dale Carnegie Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Maria Cantwell Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
Enrique Iglesias I wouldn't change anything. I've made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I've learned.
Elia Kazan Our relationship was cursed by the fact that we agreed on everything.
Simon Mainwaring Not since the digital revolution in the early '90s has technology placed such a comprehensive burden on business, employees and individuals to reinvent their business plans, services and products, and themselves to keep pace with the changing marketplace.
Camille Paglia Younger women have no problem in reconciling beauty with ambitions as a professional woman.
Jean Cocteau A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Jim Carrey What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Courteney Cox When I was a kid I didn't feel like I fit in because - this is really silly and I probably shouldn't say it, but, I didn't think anything was funny. So I used to go home and literally cry to my mom and my step-dad at the time and I didn't think anything was funny. I couldn't laugh.
Tom Felton And to me, fame is not a positive thing. The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality. It's fantastic when you go to premieres and people cheer you, but it's not real. And it's totally not my approach to get my name on a club door just because I can.
John Mayer Look, demanding somebody do anything in this day and age is not going to fly.
Cameron Diaz I would love a family. I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows.
Mike Mills Being a good Hans Haacke student, part of his influence on me is that there's no difference between a gallery show and a film - or even an ad and a T-shirt-in terms of cultural legitimacy. They're just different contexts in which to have some sort of communication.
Carole King I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity.
Chris Christie One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 inve...
Marilyn Hacker Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
Mario Batali I was at a party, and some squiggly looking dude with a bow tie came up and said, 'How'd you like to be on TV?' Turns out he was the programming guy at the Food Network. They had me come into the office, and I did a 'Ready, Set, Cook' with Emeril Lagasse, I believe.
Dale Murphy Tommie Aaron taught me how to have a good attitude, to be easy going and not get uptight.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
Don Mattingly I have had many occasions this year where I questioned and second-guessed my decision in a game, but it comes down to learning from mistakes and being accountable for what you did right or did wrong.

Simone Weil

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