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I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.

I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, Why should I? He never reads any of mine.

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.

I was really just the tea boy to begin with, or the equivalent thereof, but I quickly announced, innocently but very ambitiously, that I wanted to be, I was going to be, a foreign correspondent.

I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.

I'll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I'm ready to begin.

I'm reticent to say much more, but we would like to begin in the coming year. We'd like to shoot through the seasons because of the passage of time. This project is the great love of my life.

I've always seen myself in sentences. I begin to recognize myself, word by word, as I work through a sentence.

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.

If the house is to be set in order, one cannot begin with the present; he must begin with the past.

If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

If we in fact were to begin enforcing the law against people who are hiring people who are here illegally, we would go a long way towards eliminating the problem.

If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.

If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.

In creating, the only hard thing's to begin; A grass-blade's no easier to make than an oak.

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.


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