Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.

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I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere.

By : Candace Bushnell

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I will begin first to search out this right by that magna charta, that great and faithful charter which was made to Abraham, the father of the faithful, in the name of all his seed.

By : Thomas Goodwin

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At about 40, the roles started slowing down. I started getting offers to play mothers and grandmothers.

By : Kathleen Turner

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My explanation remains the same: It was an attempt to make the point that anyone who opposed the war can achieve their objective by working within their sphere of influence, whether their political party or community of faith.

By : James P. Moran

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The first stage in a technology's advance is that it'll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it's successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration.

By : Chris Anderson

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I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?

By : Debra Winger

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Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.

By : Margaret Cho

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My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts, though not in obvious ways, it seems to me. I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.

By : Jonathan Lethem

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I've had it all my life and when it can time for me to start a family, I was quite anxious to do so.

By : Sidney Poitier

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North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today's world, even in its most liberal parts.

By : Nursultan Nazarbayev

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Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.

By : Dave Reichert

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I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress.

By : Kathleen Turner

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