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If you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work.
- Khalil Gibran

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Having once decided to achieve a certain task,
achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste.
The gain in self confidence of having accomplished
a tiresome labor is immense.
- Arthur Helps

While I've had a great distaste for what's usually
called song in modern poetry or for what's usually called music,
I really don't think of speech as so far from song.
- David Antin

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money,
it is not because they have a distaste for riches;
if their lives are not unduly long,
it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
- Sun Tzu

 

Work is love made visible.
And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work and sit
at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Khalil Gibran

Death and I are head to head in a total collision,
pure and mutual distaste.
- Harold Brodkey

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges
a formidable character is often met with amazement,
distaste and even belligerance.
It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the
struggle won by survivors,
and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
- Maya Angelou

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;
adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
- Francis Bacon

Taste is a result of a thousand distastes.
- Francois Truffaut

Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful
of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude
of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
- John Dos Passos

Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly,
cold, comfortless, and distasteful.
The stomach turns against them.
- William Hazlitt

The whole idea that what is not normal should be kept secret -
that's really distasteful to me.
- Dan Farmer

All theological lore is becoming distasteful to me.
- Wilfred Owen

The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier.
They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians,
which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon
them the customs which are distasteful to them.
- Nelson A. Miles

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- Anonymous

Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages,
there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that
communication is breaking down everywhere,
on an unparalleled scale.
- David Bohm

The best ally you can have in breaking up a street fight is a grandmother.
- Joe Bob Briggs

I loved writing a book in which, in some ways,
it's very, very classical, and in some ways I'm breaking
lots of rules about what you can do and what you can't do.
- Neil Gaiman

If the breaking news story had to do with hard news,
politics specifically, I had a lot to do with it.
If it had to do with music, Kurt Loder was more involved.
- Tabitha Soren

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint,
but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic
colours breaking through.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

The writers want to know were you made your mistake,
no how well your curve is breaking.
- Alvin Dark

To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence;
supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's
resistance without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military.
But both the countries should take a bold decision,
breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.
- Simon Cameron

Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks
it without breaking itself against it;
it is of the nature of granite,
hard and resistant.
- Gustave Flaubert

Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization
act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress
was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe.
- W. Averell Harriman

I like breaking the rules.
- Lexa Doig

The gunner's mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition.
Everything was locked up for fear that someone might
go in there with a cigarette or something.
- Barney Ross

Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil
point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role,
I believe, in this decision to explore theory!
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I want freedom and I realize that the only way to get
it is to quit breaking the law.
- Gary Gilmore

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy
of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.
- Michael Badnarik

Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business.
- Jack Davenport

Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble
ceiling is pretty important.
Now it's time to move on.
- Nancy Pelosi

The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking.
Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone.
A tear is more unnerving than a break.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns
in order to look at things in a different way.
- Edward de Bono

I met my wife by breaking two of my rules:
never date a girl seriously that you meet at a nightclub and never date a fan.
- Corey Feldman

Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
- W. H. Auden

What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
- Bertolt Brecht

No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law.
- Grover Cleveland

One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor
is that it's tough to get people to obey a law if there
is not penalty for breaking it.
- Roy Barnes

I also have a film coming up called Breaking Up,
and my part in that was not written for a Latina,
and my character is not particularly pretty or sexy or exotic.
- Salma Hayek

Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition,
and I think that they rediscovered the film.
- Norman Jewison

During Breaking The Waves, I was on my own in a hotel room.
I think I would have been impossible to live with.
When you go home, you have to pretend to be the person you are at home.
- Emily Watson

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

When the railways of France, Germany and India were
breaking down through age,
it was the Americans who rebuilt them.
- Gordon Sinclair

Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable,
and attesting her eternity.
- Herman Melville

I mean, I was always interested in people like Lenny Bruce,
people who are breaking the old rules and making new ones.
- Faye Dunaway

Without struggle, no progress and no result.
Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
- George Gurdjieff

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain.
- Emily Dickinson

If you are going to be progressive, then you have to make progress.
And that sometimes depends on breaking a few legs.
- Jennifer Granholm

I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since,
both by public utterance and by private help to trade
unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
- Earl Browder

I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge
that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern,
at least it is better than breaking them.
- Learned Hand

Well, California used to be in the dream-making business,
and unfortunately what's happened I think we're now
in the dream-breaking business.
- Meg Whitman

I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are
pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.
- Nat King Cole

All I wanted to do was ride skateboards -
I wanted to be a professional skateboarder.
But I had this problem.
I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.
- Travis Barker

Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
- John Dryden

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words,
breaking the rules of normal speech,
violating common sense.
Freedom is violence.
- Norman O. Brown

As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness,
the network world began breaking up.
- Roger Mudd

Create your own method.
Don't depend slavishly on mine.
Make up something that will work for you!
But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house,
slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise.
Time goes by so quickly.
Sometimes everything seems so fleeting.
- Perry Como

Everything Sholom Aleichem talks about in his plays
and his short stories is about people,
family, man's relationship with his God,
the breaking down of tradition.
- Norman Jewison

I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement
with Johnny ten years ago.
I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time,
but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
- Winona Ryder

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich


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