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Personally, I don't like the term 'success.'
by Ichiro Suzuki

Personally, I don't like the term 'success.'
It's too arbitrary and too relative a thing.
It's usually someone else's definition,
not yours.
- Ichiro Suzuki

The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings.
That's the Japanese character.
They kill their own emotions.
- Ichiro Suzuki

If I'm in a slump, I ask myself for advice.
- Ichiro Suzuki

The more that Japanese players go to the big leagues to play and succeed,
the more that will serve to inspire young kids in Japan
to want to become baseball players when they grow up.
- Ichiro Suzuki

 

I heard that in the United States the level of baseball
was the highest in the world.
So it was only natural that I would want to go there,
as a baseball player.
- Ichiro Suzuki

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Don't take anything personally.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

Don't take it personally -
it's not usually about you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland
than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
- Stephen Leacock

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I personally think we developed language
because of our deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness
in order to feel at ease.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.
- Winston Churchill

What I will learn over the years will be of benefit
and interest to me personally but,
as far as the program is concerned, I'm the mouthpiece of the viewers as well.
- Michael Aspel

I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him,
in the ordinary sense of the word.
I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
- Aleister Crowley

I personally think that we can win the World Cup.
We are improving with every game.
With such a young average age in the squad we can only carry on improving.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy,
of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities.
Those things speak to me very personally.
- Anthony Minghella

Personally speaking there's only so long you can go
from film to film to film.
There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage.
- Jude Law

You cannot be happy with your family while being personally unhappy with your work.
It's a Catch-22 kind of thing.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Of course, there are many, many musicians whose music gives me pleasure,
but until I make contact with them, musically or personally,
I never assume that anything wonderful will happen.
- Hugh Hopper

And me, myself personally, in order for there to be
any kind of longevity there's gotta be some history.
- Edwin Starr

Personally I had the opportunity to go on several ride
alongs with the LA County Sheriff's Department with some amazing detectives,
who were invaluable to me.
- Nancy McKeon

Personally, I think tying garbage bags around your
head and hands is overkill.
- April Winchell

Personally, I like two types of men -
domestic and foreign.
- Mae West

I wouldn't do nudity in films.
For me, personally...
To act with my clothes on is a performance;
to act with my clothes off is a documentary.
- Julia Roberts

This was all the inspiration it took:
We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines.
We personally take care of everything,
from fulfillment to answering the mail.
- Connie Sellecca

I like stories that are not normal, everyday lives.
I don't personally seek them out, but they find me.
- Katherine Moennig

I didn't really care if I had a coach that much,
me personally, because I was brought up to think for myself.
- Billie Jean King

For me personally it is because I get an awful amount
of success and I don't think I deserve it and then I want to sabotage it.
- Michael Parkinson

I can achieve that by personally relating the words
that I am saying to something I have known in my life.
- Mandy Patinkin

There is something about seeing real people on a stage
that makes a bad play more intimately,
more personally offensive than any other art form.
- Anatole Broyard

Even though mother's issues are not front page news,
they touch us all personally, some more than others,
and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement.
- Joan Blades

The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing.
That's because I don't know the horses personally.
- Nat King Cole

I love Jay personally and as an artist;
I think he's incredible.
- Angie Martinez

I personally believe that those who are leaders with
political power over the world will be forced some day,
sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
- Alva Myrdal

The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance,
to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this
ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally.
- Twyla Tharp

It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet;
the bylaws are shorter,
and he is personally acquainted with the other members.
- E. B. White

It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me.
I like it.
The films that have come out of that,
I personally like better than the ones that didn't.
- Steven Soderbergh

There is an apprenticeship system in jazz.
You teach the young ones.
So even if the musicians weren't personally that likable,
they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians.
- Dave Van Ronk

I think I won't do for your business at all,
but personally I have no fight with you.
You can go on and save all the critics you can,
but don't send them to me.
- Frank Richard Stockton

Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards.
- Samuel Beckett

Up until 1995, I still had a day job that I hated.
I was still personally involved in things in the 90s.
- Ted Rall

Personally, I don't choose any particular religion
or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me.
That's between me and the most high.
You know, my higher self.
The Creator.
- Erykah Badu

I personally don't have a problem with naked bodies on television.
- Lesley-Anne Down

I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush.
The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot.
What is he doing hanging around this guy?
- Michael Moore

A hit for me is if I enjoy the movie,
if I personally enjoy the movie.
- Ridley Scott

The print on canvas is the closest to the original work.
I personally sign them as well.
- Dwayne Hickman

The more auditions you go on, the more you will learn
not to take it personally.
- Paula Abdul

As for ABC you can't take it personally.
We had three good years.
- Sela Ward

Personally, I don't like watching violence.
I'd much rather see more skin.
- Cameron Diaz

We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!
- William Lloyd Garrison

Also, for a team as strong as like ours,
the Tour will always remain the biggest goal of the whole year,
and personally I will certainly concentrate most of my energy on this race.
- Laurent Jalabert

I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it,
that the attentions I am receiving are intended more
for our country than for me personally.
- Ulysses S. Grant

Personally, I just got one of these Vonage IP phones.
It's actually pretty cool.
It comes with one of these Cisco ATA routers where
you just plug an analog handset in.
- Rob Glaser

I had to examine myself very thoroughly to find the right path personally.
- Fritz Sauckel

Right and wrong becomes more difficult for each of us as we grow older,
because the older we get the more we know personally
about our own human frailties.
- Blanche Lincoln

Personally, I was never the cool kid.
I was always sort of a bookworm.
I would just like to be more like Troy,
because he's so cool.
- Zac Efron

For example, I tend to personally reward myself for
specific acts of exceptional discipline.
- Robert Vaughn

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally
and rubbed his name off the piano.
- Bob Hope

My life has flourished in so many ways both personally
and professionally that I can't ask for a better life.
- David Cassidy

It is always a strain when people are being killed.
I don't think anybody has held this job who hasn't
felt personally responsible for those being killed.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I work a seventeen hour day, and I'm personally responsible
for 108 staff members in the embassy.
- Shirley Temple


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