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John Carmack Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
James Belushi I don't know if there is a gene for comedy, but my dad was a very funny man. He just didn't know it. He was a naturally funny character, and when my brother and I would laugh at things he said and did, he would say, 'What do you think is so funny?'
Hank Aaron The thing I like about baseball is that it's one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it's your mistake. If you hit a home run, it's your home run.
Harvey Weinstein Audiences want to see intelligent movies.
Paul Kane I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction. So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really.
Martin Scorsese If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?
Albert Einstein An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Adlai E. Stevenson We mean by 'politics' the people's business - the most important business there is.
Tom Bodett They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
Dmitri Mendeleev Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.
Ethel Waters In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week. Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find any place at all for us to live.
James L. Farmer, Jr. Anyone who said he wasn't afraid during the civil rights movement was either a liar or without imagination. I was scared all the time. My hands didn't shake but inside I was shaking.
Franz Kafka It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.
Erma Bombeck Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach In youth we learn in age we understand.
Marvin Gaye Most fear stems from sin to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.
Corazon Aquino You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom.
Tommy Chong We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.
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