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Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Nature

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

 

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
- B. C. Forbes

We are finally driven to monogamy
not by morality but by exhaustion.
- Erica Jong

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Well, I always had a chauffer, because I have never driven a car in my life.
I still can't drive.
- Bud Abbott

I knew I wanted to act, and I was really driven,
so I kept going for it.
We moved to L.A.
full-time when I was 8 or 9.
- Hilary Duff

The Gnostics were rapidly driven out of business by
the hierarchical orthodox Christians.
- Robert Shea

I've been in showbusiness all my life,
but as an actress I have never been overly driven.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty,
driven from end to end.
- Blaise Pascal

The tax code is not the only area where the administration
is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear.
- Dennis Kucinich

In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem.
If the lead characters in the story are driven to it,
it's at the extreme end of their experience.
- Dean Koontz

Nothing is really media driven or committee driven,
so you can actually just produce something.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I am very driven.
I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker.
When I focus on something I give it my all.
- Shannon Elizabeth

Young children were sooner allured by love,
than driven by beating, to attain good learning.
- Roger Ascham

Women speak because they wish to speak,
whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself like,
for instance, he can't find any clean socks.
- Jean Kerr

My characters are driven by a passionate desire for justice.
They are rebellious and incorruptible.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive,
passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.
- Glenn Close

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven,
it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
- John Lancaster Spalding

And when I first came out from New York,
I hadn't driven in a long time.
Now I'm like Joe Speedster.
- Calista Flockhart

I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because
his personality was so extreme,
so driven.
He did everything to excess.
- Robert Morgan

The mania started with insomnia and not eating and being driven,
driven to find an apartment, driven to see everybody,
driven to do New York, driven to never shut up.
- Patty Duke

The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets.
It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed
and driven into the desert.
- Noam Chomsky

The logs of wood which move down the river together
Are driven apart by every wave.
Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.
- Nagarjuna

We try to be driven by what's a good story,
what's truthful, and the drama of what happens next.
- Laura Innes

The level of taxation is driven by spending.
Less spending leads to lower taxes.
- Gregory D. Hess

What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity
to interact with composers.
I think that has driven everything I've done.
- Robert Moog

My stories are character driven.
- Terry McMillan

The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven,
so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops,
be a singer/songwriter, or find a singer to develop.
- Cynthia Weil

I had taken on the color of the climate around me and
had driven back all the emotion that rose from the
Brooklyn streets so that I could belong to the exclusive club of Congress.
- Emanuel Celler

I've never been driven by fame or money or anything like that.
It's never been part of my psyche.
- Richard O'Brien

We are driven by five genetic needs:
survival,
love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
- William Glasser

I have been driven demented in my career.
- Lord Mountbatten

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension
of notions too general for its existing language.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We were in all four men with eight animals;
for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself,
an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.
- Francis Parkman

To be honest, once you've driven around for about five,
10 laps, you don't notice a difference.
- Danica Patrick

They've got this house style which is writer driven.
I heard of one person who sent his script in,
and Karen Berger said there weren't enough words in it.
Put some more in.
- Eddie Campbell

We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist,
and our work is a delightful game.
- Murray Gell-Mann

President Bush should be indicted and should be driven out of office.
He should be sent back home in Texas.
- Bianca Jagger

I wasn't driven.
I just really loved what I did.
- Jo Stafford

Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself.
- Kary Mullis

I never worry about being driven to drink;
I just worry about being driven home.
- W. C. Fields

Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer.
The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars.
I think it's incumbent upon us to.
- Dan Aykroyd

Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it.
He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist.
- Jose Marti

Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds.
The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe,
aren't even aware of.
- Ellen Goodman

My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot
in the world is useless if you don't populate them
with characters that readers can care about.
- Jeffery Deaver

My schedulers keep getting driven crazy by the fact
that they can't fit hikes in my schedule.
- Gale Norton

A nail is driven out by another nail.
Habit is overcome by habit.
- Desiderius Erasmus

This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven,
without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
- Thomas More

Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best.
We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say something.
- Frank Crane

I am never driven.
Every film I've made has been an assignment.
- Alain Resnais

He was driven by the idea that when Milosevic grabs a part of Bosnia,
Croatia should get a piece of it, too.
- Stjepan Mesic

I'm deeply driven and want my finger stuck in every pot there is.
- Michael Musto

When I started the business, I hardly went home.
I became very driven about work and about my career.
- Calvin Klein

A business like an automobile, has to be driven,
in order to get results.
- B. C. Forbes

Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs,
and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them,
one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
- James Baldwin

My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories,
because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
- Lasse Hallstrom

The entitlement state has driven us into insolvency.
- Joe Miller

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

An artist is a creature driven by demons.
He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
- William Faulkner

A firm, for instance, that does business in many countries
of the world is driven to spend an enormous amount of time,
labour, and money in providing for translation services.
- Edward Sapir

I get very driven by certain themes and ideas.
- Alex Winter

It's not my job to be popular.
I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
- Paddy Ashdown

From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a
story and wondered if I could write it,
it has always been the story that has driven me.
- Jean M. Auel

I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair.
I solicited clothes for the ragged children,
for the desperate mothers.
I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
- Mary Harris Jones

I think to be driven to want to kill must be such a terrible burden.
- Ruth Rendell

From the beginning, the series has been story driven -
I began with a story idea -
but research feeds it.
- Jean M. Auel

Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
- Lucretius

I think that ego-driven leaders will be a thing of
the past because the masses are tired.
- Louis Farrakhan


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