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The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
I have celebrated Jamai Sasthi before marriage.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted.
A director is the captain of the ship; he gets the vision of the film much before anyone else can. While I want to experiment with characters, I know a good director means I am in safe hands.
Ideas have a short shelf life. You must act on them before the expiration date.
It’s always the small people who change things. It’s never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn’t have a clue the day before.
I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it – not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.
Since being in India, I am more convinced than ever before that the method of nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for justice and human dignity.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
I’ve had many ups and downs before, and I think it’s always darkest before dawn.
The void, the concept of nothingness, is terrifying to most people on the planet. And I get anxiety attacks myself. I know the fear of that void. You have to learn to die before you die. You give up, surrender to the void, to nothingness.
Sometimes something’s got to happen before something is going to happen.
A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
Just before a fight, as the ring empties, you can feel it. There is danger and loneliness all around you. Soon it’s just the three of you in there: the referee, your opponent, and you. You’re in a very lonely moment then. But, strangely, that’s when I feel most comfortable. The ring becomes my office, and I go to work.
Language is the most extraordinary invention in the history of humanity, the one which came before everything and which makes it possible to share everything.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
Antarctica is otherworldly, like nothing I’ve ever seen before. Stark, cold, beautiful desolation.
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
I do not want war. I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine‘s unity.
In the game of life, before you get anything out, you must put something in!
Nothing can astound an American. It has often been asserted that the word ‘impossible’ is not a French one. People have evidently been deceived by the dictionary. In America, all is easy, all is simple; and as for mechanical difficulties, they are overcome before they arise.
Before I start, I search the internet for hours looking for inspiration – I look at horror movies, special effects, everything. Then, I take a bunch of screenshots, and pile them together in Photoshop to create a story for myself. I plan it out in my head, but I don’t ever practice beforehand.
There’s only so far you can go before you say enough is enough.
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
If I was to go to sleep before midnight, I would feel weird about myself, like I wasted a day. My most productive hours are between midnight and five.
One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin.
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before.
The Black Mamba collection of watches is me: It is my alter ego, so to speak. As I mentioned before, it is sharp, cutting edge and sleek which are characteristics I try to apply when I’m out there on the basketball court.
Habit allows us to go from ‘before’ to ‘after,’ to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious – and rightly so – for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth.
Whenever we think of Christ, we should recall the love that led Him to bestow on us so many graces and favors, and also the great love God showed in giving us in Christ a pledge of His love; for love calls for love in return. Let us strive to keep this always before our eyes and to rouse ourselves to love Him.
If the newspapers cut me up so much that I shall not venture before the world again, I have resolved to become a house painter; that would be as easy as anything else, and I should, at any rate, still be an artist!
Famous pivot stories are often failures but you don’t need to fail before you pivot. All a pivot is is a change is strategy without a change in vision. Whenever entrepreneurs see a new way to achieve their vision – a way to be more successful – they have to remain nimble enough to take it.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better.
For years, I believed that anything worth doing was worth doing early. In graduate school, I submitted my dissertation two years in advance. In college, I wrote my papers weeks early and finished my thesis four months before the due date. My roommates joked that I had a productive form of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, ‘I’ve never seen anyone run like that before.’ It’s more than just a race, it’s a style. It’s doing something better than anyone else. It’s being creative.
Kids always act up the most before they go to sleep.
We must act out passion before we can feel it.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Dance was something that came to me before I could even walk or talk.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity… The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
The challenge is that the day before something is truly a breakthrough, it’s a crazy idea. And crazy ideas are very risky to attempt.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
A humorist has to be taken seriously before he’s considered a real writer.
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
You have to knock doors, make calls, and build a relationship with voters long before Election Day.
Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That’s all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.
Before I make a mistake, I don’t make that mistake.
I love video games. I’m also slightly in awe of them. I’m in awe of their power in terms of imagination, in terms of technology, in terms of concept. But I think, above all, I’m in awe at their power to motivate, to compel us, to transfix us, like really nothing else we’ve ever invented has quite done before.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
Before you can win a game, you have to not lose it.
It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.
Before I was even famous, I was famous on Facebook.
There was something undifferentiated and yet complete, which existed before Heaven and Earth. Soundless and formless, it depends on nothing and does not change. It operates everywhere and is free from danger. It may be considered the mother of the universe. I do not know its name; I call it Tao.
I have this sense of independent heartbreak, of annulling romances before they get their feet off the ground.
Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
I woke up full of hate and fear the day before the most recent peace march in San Francisco. This was disappointing: I’d hoped to wake up feeling somewhere between Virginia Woolf and Wavy Gravy.
Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose ’em I never knew existed before.
Language is a more recent technology. Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start speaking.
Investing is a business where you can look very silly for a long period of time before you are proven right.
When I go to the press conference before the game, in my mind the game has already started.
Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.
The broken heart on my right finger represents me before I figured out who I was, and the full heart on my left is because I’m left-handed, I use that to write my music, and my music helped me obtain my direction in life.
I think the best thing I ever did was, years before I got the ‘Late Night’ show, when I first got out to Los Angeles to be a television writer, the first thing I did was I signed up to take improvisational classes… And I studied that for years, and I really loved it.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.
Sometimes I wake up before dawn, and I love sitting up in the middle of the bed with all the lights off, pitch-black dark, and talking to the Father, with no interruptions and nothing that reminds me that there’s anything in life but me and Him.
There is a huge difference between failing and failure. Failing is trying something that you learn doesn’t work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up. True success comes from failing repeatedly and as quickly as possible, before your cash or your willpower runs out.
The notion that before you even set out to go to Thailand, you say, ‘I’m not interested,’ or you’re unwilling to try things that people take so personally and are so proud of and so generous with, I don’t understand that, and I think it’s rude. You’re at Grandma‘s house, you eat what Grandma serves you.
At last, after completing year 12, I failed the great final examination, repeated the following year and failed again even more dismally than before. This was not an easy thing to do. My mates did the simple thing in the first place and mainly passed with honours and went on to have remarkably successful lives.
Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
I love challenging myself, doing different things, and exploring different areas that I haven’t been to or gone to before.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
When I was younger, I used to pray that I would die before my mom. That’s just how much my mom meant to me. I couldn’t imagine being in this world without her. But then seeing cancer – seeing what it can do to somebody – as strong and as tough as she was, there was nothing she could do. Cancer is a dirty, dirty deal.
I’m 100% Norwegian. Three generations removed and all continuous inbreeding of Norwegian of Minnesota and Iowa, so I traveled to Norway before.
Everything we do in our growing up has been done before. But it needs recognition and validation each time for each one of us – public, private, and secret.
Coming to Australia, it was just really magical for me. It just had the wow factor of a different sort of place and, more so, just being with a family that wanted to love me and to have me, because I knew back then, before coming to Australia, there was no way of getting back home or finding my real family.
A lot of people give up just before they’re about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.
For me, true beauty has nothing to do with wrinkles and everything to do with the fact that my maternal grandmother raised five children just after the war and remained a fighter throughout her life. True beauty is the slick of red lipstick my paternal grandmother would put on before going to church on Sunday.
You’ve got to be before you can do and do before you can have.
Some photographers take reality… and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
We have all lost before and we will win again.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I’ve left the opera house.
I got my story, my dream, from America. The hero I had is Forrest Gump… I like that guy. I’ve been watching that movie about 10 times. Every time I get frustrated, I watch the movie. I watched the movie before I came here again to New York. I watched the movie again telling me that no matter whatever changed, you are you.
The more I learn about things, I realise how wrong I was before.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Critical thinking is the most important factor with chess. As it is in life, you need to think before you make decisions.
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.
If you slow things down, you notice things you hadn’t seen before.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times.
You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.
The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don’t enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.
Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein‘s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.
I’m not really easy to live with! There needs to be unlimited patience and unconditional love. Men I’ve known before loved my independent spirit and were proud of my success, to the point that they’d become jealous of the time I devote to my career.
The moment when you feel like giving up is right before your breakthrough.
Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
Whatever be the challenges, whatever be the obstacles before us, I say to you as I say to everybody else that we will overcome.
Before the tribunal of nature, a man has no more right to life than a rattlesnake; he has no more right to liberty than any wild beast; his right to the pursuit of happiness is nothing but a license to maintain the struggle for existence, if he can find within himself the powers with which to do it.
If you take 10,000 chimpanzees and cram them together into Wembley Stadium or the Houses of Parliament, you will get chaos. But if you take 10,000 people who have never met before, they can co-operate and create amazing things.
I do believe women have different ways of taking risks, of ruminating a bit more before they jump to conclusions. And I think that as a result, particularly on the, on, you know, on the trading floor, in the financial markets in general, the approach would be different.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Before the Civil War, there were no national cemeteries, no processes for identifying the dead in the battle. There weren’t any dog tags, and there was no next-of-kin notification. You didn’t necessarily even hear what the fate of your loved ones had been. It was up to their comrades to write and inform you.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
There was no ‘before’ the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time.
I didn’t think I had time for fishing before I fished.
What drew me to politics in the first place was the fact that I wanted to have a place to take a stand and use my voice to express what I believed in. But I’ve no longer got any political aspirations. I feel that as a politician, fifty per cent of people would hate you before you even left the house.
You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
Things are more like today than they have ever been before.
Every morning, I would actually look at the obituaries before I had breakfast. And as a joke I said if I was not in it, I would have the breakfast.
Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they’re not trying to keep up with you.
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
In fact nothing is said that has not been said before.
You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man’s insecurity before himself and before nature.
Computers will understand sarcasm before Americans do.
Providing a quality education for children starts before they even arrive at school.
As beavers build dams and bees build hives, human beings have spears. Or take the high intelligence of human beings, the ability to make plans, to transmit information – that was also there before, but that, together with the tools, was not enough to make man special.
It is self-evident that no number of men, by conspiring, and calling themselves a government, can acquire any rights whatever over other men, or other men’s property, which they had not before, as individuals.
Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.
We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil.
By limiting or denying freedom of speech and expression, we take away a lot of potential. We take away thoughts and ideas before they even have the opportunity to hatch. We build a world around negatives – you can’t say, think, or do this or that.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.
There’s a way of playing safe, there’s a way of using tricks and there’s the way I like to play which is dangerously where you’re going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven’t created before.
I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
Let the people on both sides keep their self-possession, and just as other clouds have cleared away in due time, so will this, and this great nation shall continue to prosper as before.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.
When you look on the bright side, you’re acknowledging that there is a dark side at which you are choosing not to gaze. If you think that the darkest hour is before the dawn, you accept that you are moving from darkness to light.
Change before you have to.
Before a show, you might have aches or pains, or it’s a bad rainy day, or it’s too humid. We all complain about stuff. But… how do I put this poetically? Once it’s the roar of the crowd and the smell of the greasepaint, forget it. Once the adrenaline kicks in and your chest expands, you forget about all that.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
The best things that capture your imagination are ones you hadn’t thought of before and that aren’t talked about in the news all the time.
Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.
Spellings are made by people. Dictionaries eventually reflect popular choices. And the Internet is allowing more people to influence spelling than ever before.
The strangest part about being famous is you don’t get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
John Conyers’ office has been very responsive to citizen concerns and the Internet has presented a way to communicate with them in a way that’s never before been there.
Climate change knows no borders. It will not stop before the Pacific islands and the whole of the international community here has to shoulder a responsibility to bring about a sustainable development.
Nothing is said that has not been said before.
One of the best mental disciplines for people to implement is simply putting together a schedule or a task list and actually executing it. Write the list or the schedule the night before, and then do what you said you would do. Life becomes much better when you do that.
We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs.
Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
You can’t judge a book by its cover until you open up and read it. There are going be a million stories out there, true or not true. I say get to know me first before you judge me.
By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
I was a late bloomer, but I had a career as a contemporary dancer before that, so I had some kind of connection to this world. But I was always a little more in love with the drama of dancing than the aesthetics, so I thought, ‘Why don’t you give it a chance if you think you can do it a little different?’
I leave before being left. I decide.
Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom.
My parents told me I’d point to a bed of flowers and say ‘Pink. Pretty,’ before I knew any other words.
My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
There is nothing more fearful for the average person in our society than to stand before a group of people and speak.
Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Before the 1970s, banks were banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a state capitalist economy: they took unused funds from your bank account, for example, and transferred them to some potentially useful purpose like helping a family buy a home or send a kid to college.
I developed in my head that I’m never any better than my last concert or the last time I played, so it’s like an audition each time. You get nervous just before going onstage. I still have that, but I think it’s more like concern. You’re concerned about the people – like meeting your in-laws for the first time.
Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.
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.
If there’s something in your life that you know needs changing, make sure you change it before God’s got to change it. Because if God’s got to change it, you ain’t going to like it.
The formula for achieving middle-class success is simple: Finish high school; don’t have a child before the age of 20; and get married before having the child.
I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.
I refused to accept anything, doubted everything. So, doubting everything, I had to find something that had not existed before, something I had not thought of before. Any idea that came to me, the thing would be to turn it around and try to see it with another set of senses.
If you’re paid before you walk on the court, what’s the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
I’ve never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.
We didn’t have our online service developed. We had never shipped a console game before as a company. So we were developing a lot of new competencies as a company and assembling a new team.
A little before my 10th birthday, I was like, ‘Can I please have a puppet, Mom and Dad?’ They were like, ‘No. You are a singer, not a ventriloquist. You have three brothers, and you’re in gymnastics. There’s no way we have time for this.’
I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.
Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.
When I did ‘Happy Birthday,’ I wrote the treatment for the video before I wrote the record. And once I wrote the video, I had a clear understanding of what I wanted; I created the soundtrack to that video.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
It is not good to cross the bridge before you get to it.
I’m totally not against plastic surgery. I’ve tried Botox before. That’s the only thing that I’ve done.
Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.
Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before.
As long as there are musicians who have a passion for spontaneity, for creating something that’s never been before, the art form of jazz will flourish.
I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.
Virtual reality is inevitably going to become mainstream – it’s only a question of how good it needs to be before the mainstream is willing to use it.
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.
I will never tire of recommending the custom, practiced by the best architects, of preparing not only drawings and sketches, but also models of wood or any other material. These… enable us to examine… the work as a whole… and, before continuing any further, to estimate the likely trouble and expense.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
The more I can make a person comfortable in their environment by taking my ego’s hat off and leaving it at the door, then they can dive deep within themselves and we can pull out something interesting that people have never heard before. It’s the stuff that’s – that no one’s ever heard before is really interesting.
You have to believe in yourself before anybody else believes in you.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
I was shy when I was a kid, I was very shy, but now I think I’ve improved a lot. I can speak OK with the media and with the people. My English is still bad but I feel a little bit better now than before.
Oh, 1994, April 27. There won’t be a day like that ever again. I mean, the sky was blue, with a blueness that had never been there before.
Let’s build a country of opportunities, where everybody is equal before the law and where the rules of the game are honest and transparent, and the same for everyone.
I know my flaws before other people point them out to me.
I try to speak plainly so that my constituents who don’t follow the nuances of government like I do, because they’re too busy earning a real living, can understand the issues before me. None of this stuff is brain surgery.
Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind – even if your voice shakes.
I see you’re a man with ideals. I better be going before you’ve still got them.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don’t worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.
More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
I’ve found cinnamon to be very effective for lowering the glycemic response to meals. People have heard that before, but I didn’t realize how profound it could be until I did the actual testing with continuous glucose monitors. And I tested all different varieties and species of cinnamon from Ceylon to Saigon.
Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
Forgiveness is not a feeling – it’s a decision we make because we want to do what’s right before God. It’s a quality decision that won’t be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense.
I met my husband before I became a star, and he doesn’t care about any of it.
We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Before I left China, I was educated that China was the richest, happiest country in the world. So when I arrived Australia, I thought, ‘Oh my God, everything is different from what I was told.’ Since then, I started to think differently.
I threw up before every single football game I played, and I did so up through my NFL career. It was good pressure. It was pressure to be good. It was pressure to be the best. It was pressure to want to win.
There are a lot of really fabulous things that get done with digital assets and blockchain technologies to reduce friction, to reduce costs, and enable things that weren’t possible before.
When I won the first Grammy, there was no other feeling like that feeling. It just made me feel like I came so far, like that was just a dream a few years before that, and then it was happening right then.
Try to forget what objects you have before you – a tree, a house, a field, or whatever. Merely think, ‘Here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow,’ and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape, until it gives you your own impression of the scene before you.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.
Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
I don’t care about my character here on earth. I don’t care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
There’s sadness to anyone that dies before their time, and specifically ones that seem to affect people in a positive way. It doesn’t matter if it’s Whitney Houston or a nameless, faceless person on the street. That’s just as big of a tragedy for me.
Dig your well before you’re thirsty.
Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
All men are equal before fish.
I’ve really come to realize you have to love yourself before you can expect someone else to.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
There are artists, true performers that have come before me who have been a big inspiration to me. I hope I do the same for others.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.
Before ICE, we had Immigration and Naturalization Services, but it wasn’t until about 1999 that we chose to criminalize immigration at all. And then, once ICE was established, we really kind of militarized that enforcement to a degree that was previously unseen in the United States.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
I hope we’ll be able to solve these problems before we leave.
Think well before selecting your leader, and when you have selected him, follow him. But in case you find his policy detrimental to your interests, kick him out.
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
I’d been to a number of war zones before in my life, but I had never been in one as terrifying as Chechnya.
Saddle your dreams before you ride em.
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.
Most people give Kennedy a passing grade, a good grade on the Cuban Missile Crisis handling, but what they don’t realize, if he had had strength, if he had showed strength before, there would never have been a Cuban Missile Crisis.
Medals are decided on the day, not before that.
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin‘s still learning.
You gotta have confidence in yourself first before anybody else will. I’ve always had that.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don’t put it on a platform. I don’t campaign about it. It’s just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being – my wife, Sheryl – which I was never able to do before.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?
An opera singer is like an athlete before a match. An athlete cannot overdo anything. In order to perform at the highest possible level, you need to refrain from activities so as to be able to express this power.
The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.
The problem with car dealerships is you’ve already decided what you want to buy before you even go there, and you’re really just going there to talk through some annoying negotiation.
I’m so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
My 40th birthday I held in an old-age home. My 50th I had at Pravda before it opened in New York. My 60th I had at Pastis. For my 70th, I thought, ‘I don’t need to have a celebrity party this year. I’m going to go take my oldest, closest friends to Paris.’
There was a council house waiting for me when I had Ryan, there was a welfare state. I never put into the system before I took out, I was on income support before I’d even paid a penny of tax.
We must be our own before we can be another’s.
It is a fine game to play – the game of politics – and it is well worth waiting for a good hand before really plunging.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Zayn’s good to just sit down and chat to about pretty much anything. At the end of the night, we just sit around and talk about our life before One Direction, or anything at all, really.
Think before you act and act on what you believe.
Oliver Reed was a great man who did things his own way. He used to come into Harveys, my restaurant in Wandsworth, and sit on the floor to have a drink before going to the table.
Being a mother is the best thing that ever happened to me. Before you have your first baby you are a girl and then you become a mother. There is no transition into being a woman; you literally become a mum and being a mum means you always love someone else more than yourself and it is an unexplainable situation.
What took time for my mom was getting the pronouns right and calling me by a different name. Laverne was my middle name before I transitioned.
I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I am awake for the first time, and all before has been a mean sleep.
You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.
I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me.
Never get out of bed before noon.
Before we were born, a whole society of storytellers was already here. The storytellers who were here before us taught us how to be human.
Remember that a painting – before it is a battle horse, a nude model, or some anecdote – is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.
I like people to really get a feel for the house before they do anything to it.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before – it takes something from him.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before.
Death is such a strange thing. One minute you’re here and then just gone. You’d think there would be an anteroom, a place where you could be visited before you go.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.
I’ve always said, ‘Before you see the rainbow, it has to storm.’
I was a chief justice. And before that, I was a district court judge, handled major felonies, including capital murder cases; and I handled major civil litigation.
My eventual goal is to win a championship. And before I retire, I just want to win a championship. That’s it.
Almost always, great new ideas don’t emerge from within a single person or function, but at the intersection of functions or people that have never met before.
I made a choice before I lost my legs that I was going to live the best life possible and that I wasn’t going to let this slow me down – and that choice has kept me moving forward.
Look twice before you leap.
There are two major challenges before Indian agriculture today: ecological and economical. The conservation of our basic agricultural assets such as land, water, and biodiversity is a major challenge. How to make agriculture sustainable is the challenge.
To lovers of the truth, nothing can be put before God and hope in Him.
I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.
I’m a human being before anything else.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors… What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you’d come to closed door number eight and you’d think, ‘Great, I got another one out of the way’… Keep moving forward.
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
I was 24 when I was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit. This was 2014, long before, en masse and on social media, we said #MeToo and #TimesUp. At the time, I felt completely alone. Visceral, hateful online harassment from strangers left me paranoid and anxious for years afterward.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
Being the Manchester United goalkeeper is one of the most difficult jobs in football when you look at the size of the club and the goalkeepers who have been here before. There is a lot of pressure on you, but I have worked hard to cope with that.
We are losing our country and the freedoms we have enjoyed. As Bible-believing Christians, we are the ones who must take action before it’s too late.
Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.