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Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
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Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.
View quotes by Joan Collins

'You know, a dream like this seems kind of vaguely ludicrous and completely unattainable. But this moment is directly connected to those childhood imaginings. And for anybody who's on the down side of advantage and relying purely on courage, it's possible.'
View quotes by Russell Crowe

On film Vanilla Sky: You're going to get the full experience of what love is.
View quotes by Tom Cruise

Under this stone, Reader, survey Dead Sir John Vanbrugh's house of clay. Lie heavy on him, Earth! for he Laid many heavy loads on thee! (Epitaph to Sir John Vanbrugh)
View quotes by Abel Evans

Well he's better than Jason Donovan, Pete - with reference to a contestant who Pete said couldn't sing
View quotes by Louis Walsh

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.
View quotes by Mark Twain

There was no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse ('The Naked Civil Servant')
View quotes by Quentin Crisp

An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last instalment missing. ('The Naked Civil Servant')
View quotes by Quentin Crisp

The true measure of a man is not the number of servants he has, but the number of men he serves.
View quotes by Arnold Glasgow

"I think this journal will be disadvantageous for me, for I spend my time now like a spider spinning my own entrails."
View quotes by Mary Bokin Chesnut

I often want to cry. That is the only advantage women have over men - at least they can cry.
View quotes by Jean Rhys

Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
View quotes by Arthur C Clarke

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion... It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation - persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.
View quotes by Alexander Graham Bell

'One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.'
View quotes by Franklin P Jones

Here lies a most beautiful lady,
Light of step and heart was she;
I think she was the most beautiful lady
That ever was in the West Country.
But beauty vanishes; beauty passes;
However rare - rare it be;
And when I crumble, who will remember
This lady of the West Country?
('Epitaph', 1912)
View quotes by Walter De La Mare

Vanity, like murder, will out (The Belle's Strategem)
View quotes by Hannah Cowley

Stars scribble on our eyes the frosty sagas, The gleaming cantos of unvanquished space. (Cape Hatteras)
View quotes by Hart Crane

One day Lara went out and did not come back.... She died or vanished somewhere, forgotten as a nameless number on a list which was afterwards mislaid.
View quotes by Boris Pasternak

Gentlemen: I have not had your advantages. What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.
View quotes by Horatio Bottomley

There is a lot to be said in the Decade of Evangelism for believing more and more in less and less
View quotes by John Yates

'We are all going to Heaven, and Vandyke is of the company.' - Attributed last words
View quotes by Thomas Gainsborough

As civilisation advances, poetry almost necessarily declines (Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review 1843)
View quotes by Thomas Babington

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters (Aesop's Fables)
View quotes by Sir Roger L'Estrange

Here lies a civil servant. He was civil to everyone, and servant to the devil (in The London Zoo)
View quotes by C H Sisson

I used to be pretty reckless. When I was a runner for a production company, I drove a massive 16 seater van. I was only 18. I mean I look young now, but then I looked about 12.
View quotes by Gail Porter

And the fruit of my vanity is shame, and repentance, and the clear knowledge that whatever the world finds pleasing, is but a brief dream.
View quotes by Petrarch

In research the horizon recedes as we advance, and is no nearer at sixty than it was at twenty. As the power of endurance weakens with age, the urgency of the pursuit grows more intense... And research is always incomplete. (Isaac Casaubon)
View quotes by Mark Pattinson

The bonfire of the vanities. (Title of novel, 1987)
View quotes by Tom Wolfe

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
View quotes by A A Milne

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