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I think the iPhone is the best consumer product ever. That’s what I feel about it. And it’s become so integrated and integral to our lives, you wouldn’t think about leaving home without it.
When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression. Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
My mustache has become this weird iconic representation of a certain era.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
The more aware of your intentions and your experiences you become, the more you will be able to connect the two, and the more you will be able to create the experiences of your life consciously. This is the development of mastery. It is the creation of authentic power.
Without deadlines and restrictions I just tend to become preoccupied with other things.
A dream will not become an innovation if there is no realization.
If we’re not careful, we become that which we most fear.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.
If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.
Ambition has become a dirty word, and I believe it is a great evolutionary force for the positive. If people fail or go astray in their ambition I can live with it but not with people lowering their expectations, wasting time, slacking off and glorifying failure and stupidity.
Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.
You can always become better.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.
The biggest problem is that Facebook and Google are these giant feedback loops that give people what they want to hear. And when you use them in a world where your biases are being constantly confirmed, you become susceptible to fake news, propaganda, demagoguery.
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that’s political, in its most profound way.
Scientific fraud, plagiarism, and ghost writing are increasingly being reported in the news media, creating the impression that misconduct has become a widespread and omnipresent evil in scientific research.
We must teach science in the mother tongue. Otherwise, science will become a highbrow activity. It will not be an activity in which all people can participate.
The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
We must take care that globalization does not become something people become afraid of.
The Real is ever-present, like the screen on which the cinematographic pictures move. While the picture appears on it, the screen remains invisible. Stop the picture, and the screen will become clear. All thoughts and events are merely pictures moving on the screen of Pure Consciousness, which alone is real.
Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.
I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
The world sometimes feels like an insane asylum. You can decide whether you want to be an inmate or pick up your visitor‘s badge. You can be in the world but not engage in the melodrama of it; you can become a spiritual being having a human experience thoroughly and fully.
Everything I was told should be my greatest insecurities and weaknesses, everything that I’ve been labeled – short, nerdy, skinny, weak, impulsive, ugly, tomboy, poor, rebel, loud, freak, crazy – turned out to be my greatest strengths. I didn’t become successful in spite of them. I became successful because of them.
It’s easy to become very self-critical when you’re an actor. Then you get critiqued by the critics. Whether you agree with them or not, people are passing judgment on you.
It’s strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult.
Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage. Making critical decisions about your career, business, investments and other resources conjures up fear, fear that is part of the process of becoming a financial success.
All of us start from zero. We take the right decision and become a hero.
The design process usually starts as a fantasy, with ideas that I dream of and visualize. These ideas become a reality by bringing various ingredients together, from the lifestyle of my bride, her age and sex appeal, to the textures of the finest fabrics and embroideries that we produce in my family factories in India.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
I love grocery shopping. It’s one of my favorite things. I don’t want to become an ordering-food-online person.
Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn’t want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.
I don’t care if someone wants to say something derogatory or spiteful anymore. As I’ve grown older I’ve become wiser to the fact that vindictive people take pride in trying to make other people feel bad. I enjoy my life. If someone doesn’t like what I do, that’s up to them, I really don’t care.
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearences.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven‘t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.
We all lose when bullying and personal attacks become a substitute for genuine conversation and principled disagreement.
The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization.
Life’s too short to dwell on things. When you go through experiences that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
You deserve a great life. I want to see you become unreasonably happy. And you can. And you will.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
Change is definitely every day. It’s an ever-changing world. Everything changes, so I really don’t know. I just hope I become a better person, a better man.
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do.
We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state, and this state is constant.
Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
The more specific we are, the more universal something can become. Life is in the details. If you generalize, it doesn’t resonate. The specificity of it is what resonates.
The more successful I become, the more I need a man.
We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.
The Republican Party has become overwhelmingly so extreme that it’s hardly a traditional political party anymore.
When we see the face of a child, we think of the future. We think of their dreams about what they might become, and what they might accomplish.
I began by listening to my mother’s collection of Amelita Galli-Curci and Lily Pons records, and then was taken (at age eight) to hear Pons at a Met performance of Lakme. It was at that moment that I decided to become an opera star. Not just an opera singer, but an opera star!
Follow your passion. The rest will attend to itself. If I can do it, anybody can do it. It’s possible. And it’s your turn. So go for it. It’s never too late to become what you always wanted to be in the first place.
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
This dark diction has become America’s addiction.
We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.
And when the day arrives I’ll become the sky and I’ll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.
Safe working conditions, fair wages, protection from forced labor, and freedom from harassment and discrimination – these must become standard global operating conditions.
Boys used to call me Soda in school days. Soda means ‘serving officers daughters association.’ I miss those days when I had a very protected life: one could get close and bond with other army people that they gradually would become your extended family.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.
As you get older, you want less from the world; you just want to experience it. Any barriers to feeling emotions get dismantled. And ordinary things become beautifully poetic.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
When I was saying, ‘White people go to hell,’ I never had trouble finding a publisher. But when I say, ‘Black and white unite and fight, destroy capitalism,’ then you suddenly become unreasonable.
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
Consciously or not, we are all on a quest for answers, trying to learn the lessons of life. We grapple with fear and guilt. We search for meaning, love, and power. We try to understand fear, loss, and time. We seek to discover who we are and how we can become truly happy.
You become what you believe, not what you think or what you want.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
Through a long and painful process, I’ve learned that happiness is an inside job – not based on anything or anyone in the outer material world. I’ve become a different and better person – not perfect, but still a work in progress.
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.
Don’t get too comfortable with who you are at any given time – you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be.
Day after day, ordinary people become heroes through extraordinary and selfless actions to help their neighbors.
A country without engineering skill and knowledge will never become a developed country.
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
The ego is only an illusion, but a very influential one. Letting the ego-illusion become your identity can prevent you from knowing your true self. Ego, the false idea of believing that you are what you have or what you do, is a backwards way of assessing and living life.
You can never really live anyone else‘s life, not even your child‘s. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you’ve become yourself.
Just because I made it look easy doesn’t mean that it was and you don’t work hard and become a Hall of Famer without working day in and day out.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that’s exactly what I did.
The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
This Metaverse is going to be far more pervasive and powerful than anything else. If one central company gains control of this, they will become more powerful than any government and be a god on Earth.
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic. It takes sweat, determination, and hard work.
Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right.
Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.
I never drink water. I’m afraid it will become habit-forming.
Information technology has been one of the leading drivers of globalization, and it may also become one of its major victims.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn’t do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
All my characters are me. I’m not a good enough actor to become a character. I hear about actors who become the role and I think ‘I wonder what that feels like.’ Because for me, they’re all me.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
However, don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.
To become a country, and truly call ourselves Canada, it means we must become one.
The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest market opportunities. And that’s a huge thing. Solve hunger, literacy and energy problems, get the gratitude of the world and become a billionaire in the process.
I’m happy with the person I become.
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life – and only then will I be free to become myself.
I love my boys. I love watching them growing up. I love seeing them develop, and I’m always looking forward to seeing what they’re going to become and what they’re going to be interested in later in life.
Once you have a lot of success, you become a target in many ways.
On one of my last days at school, the headmaster said I would either end up in prison or become a millionaire. That was quite a startling prediction, but in some respects, he was right on both counts!
A father figure is setting the blueprint, the model, the standard, the way for you to become a man and take on the world for yourself.
Unless you are aggressive, you will never become number one.
When there is money, there is also greed. Everyone wants to talk to you when there is money. Only if you have the passion for it, you must become a philanthropist, else it’ll become a headache.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
Being a nice person is about courtesy: you’re friendly, polite, agreeable, and accommodating. When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them.
Good leaders must first become good servants.
Sex is… perfectly natural. It’s something that’s pleasurable. It’s enjoyable and it enhances a relationship. So why don’t we learn as much as we can about it and become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings because we are all sexual?
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
I never said I wanted a ‘happy’ life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
I think it’s difficult to say what exactly made me become a successful DJ. It depends on so many different things. If I were given an award, I would thank my family, friends, Tiesto and the great team behind me for all their support and hard work. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today.
Stay open-minded; stay focused. Train hard and train smart. For me, the older I get, the smarter I have to train also, because the recovery time is longer. Work on everything: become a well-rounded fighter – don’t just be good at one thing; be good at everything.
It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go.
We work to become, not to acquire.
Your self-image is the result of all you have given your subconscious mind as a database, so regardless of your background, what you are willing to become is the only reality that counts.
To become a great player, you’ve got to show real dedication and commitment to football, and you’ve got to be very humble and hard-working. And, above all, you’ve got to fight to make your dreams come true.
The thing that you think is imperfect about you is the thing that makes you who you are. It separates you from everybody else. I have a scar on my lip, and for years I hated it. But now its become my thing. It’s like, without it, I’m not me. You can’t be perfect, so enjoy your imperfections. I can’t stress that enough.
I lived with my parents in Belarus, and I went to Russian kindergarten, which is where I learned Russian. Belarus had just become an independent country; there was no food in the supermarkets, so it looked very post-war, very Soviet.
The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Remember, the choices we make today shape the people we become tomorrow.
The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
The second you think that all your good fortune is a product of your virtue, you become highly judgmental, lacking empathy, totally without self-awareness, arrogant, stupid – I mean, all the stuff that our ruling class is.
As you think, so shall you become.
In India, nobody really talks about works of art; they always talk about the appreciation of art. You buy this for 3,000 rupees, it’ll become 30,000 in two months.
Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.
As society becomes more and more complex, cheating will in many ways become progressively easier and easier to do and harder to police or even understand.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it.
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.
My grades put me in about 5,000th place in all of South Korea. If I kept going down that path, I would’ve become a successful man with a regular job. However, I was positive I’d be number one in the country as a rapper. So I asked my mother whether she wanted to have a son who was a first-place rapper, or a 5,000th-place student.
I stay out of politics because if I begin thinking too much about politics, I’ll probably… drop writing children’s books and become a political cartoonist again.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We’re meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited.
I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob.
Everything you can learn from is an opportunity to become stronger.
The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects – making it possible… to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
If you don’t learn from your mistakes, then they become regrets.
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
The human race‘s prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
There are forms of oppression and domination which become invisible – the new normal.
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Ever since the Industrial Revolution, investments in science and technology have proved to be reliable engines of economic growth. If homegrown interest in those fields is not regenerated soon, the comfortable lifestyle to which Americans have become accustomed will draw to a rapid close.
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
Batman. I like the idea that if I had enough money, time, and vengeance, I could become him.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
The Son of God became man so that we might become God.
Every person gets negative things, they learn from those negative things, and you become a positive person.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
There is no love which does not become help.
The beauty of art is that it allows you to slow down, and for a moment, things that once seemed unfamiliar become precious to you.
To live in the light of a new day and an unimaginable and unpredictable future, you must become fully present to a deeper truth – not a truth from your head, but a truth from your heart; not a truth from your ego, but a truth from the highest source.
I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
Each day, we have the opportunity to learn something new, apologize for our mistakes, and become better.
To become mindfully aware of our surroundings is to bring our thinking back to our present moment reality and to the possibility of some semblance of serenity in the face of circumstances outside our ability to control.
Education can become a self-fulfilling activity, liberating in and of itself.
You need bad times to become a better and strong player.
There’s got to be a voice deep within you that is untouched by definitions. And it is there that you become divinely who you are.
I think when things linger, that’s when they become a distraction. I don’t want any distractions.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions: Either it’s going to become multiplanetary, or it’s going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there’s going to be an extinction event.
Old friends die on you, and they’re irreplaceable. You become dependent.
I believe with all my heart that America remains ‘the great idea‘ that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
When a system of oppression has become institutionalized it is unnecessary for individuals to be oppressive.
Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.
The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Cut off from his religious, metaphysical and transcendental roots, man is lost; all his actions become senseless, absurd, useless.
It is my belief that no matter how advanced man may become in science, technology, systems, and knowledge, he can never improve on the foundational precepts of marriage as the bedrock of social development.
‘Salaryitis’ is when you become so accustomed to that salary that you no longer have the gumption to pull out of the rut and strike out on your own. It destroys the nerve of ambitious, imaginative men, and bowing to it has meant sure defeat for more people than any other sickness, mental or physical.
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
Evil has no limits. If you are a good person, everybody expects you to be good. If you are very good then you become Albert Schweitzer or Mother Theresa. Then you’re very good because you are helping people. But evil has no limits.
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.
For those who aspire to become K-pop artists, I’d like to say ‘Have confidence and love yourself.’
New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.
Dreams become reality when we put our minds to it.
I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.
Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.