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Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that
Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring
growth and helping businesses hire new workers while
providing American families with job security.
- J. D. Hayworth

Quotations are dead unless a spur for inquiry.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I haven't really met anyone else who has influenced me,
but you never know, it could happen next year or next month.
I just like to go with the spur of the moment.
- Robin Gibb

 

It's an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure...
Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
- Harold W. Dodds

I'm very 'spur of the moment'.
I'm always trying to think of fun things to do to create a memory.
- Josh Hartnett

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the
brakes on out of control spending,
lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient
and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell

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Today, the forces of competition, technology,
and globalization have converged to spur innovation
and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry.
- Arthur Levitt

I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds;
who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
- David Mallet

Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it;
he that fears not,
gives advantage to the danger.
- Benjamin Disraeli

With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half
a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years,
we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity.
- Nick Lampson

There's been a big spur in downtown development with new business,
restaurants and a lot of loft buying.
The buses run, and there's a subway that runs through downtown.
- Michael Ritchie

The hope, and not the fact, of advancement,
is the spur to industry.
- Henry Taylor

Difficulties should act as a tonic.
They should spur us to greater exertion.
- B. C. Forbes

Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth,
and they lead to lower prices on many goods.
- Robert Reich

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
- Jonathan Swift

Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
- Harold W. Dodds

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for,
great enough to die for.
- Dag Hammarskjold

I think what has happened, actually,
is that September 11 has given a spur,
a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
- George Carey

A genuinely democratic Iraq might well act as a fresh spur.
- Douglas Hurd

Applause is the spur of noble minds,
the end and aim of weak ones.
- Edmund Burke

For what the horse does under compulsion,
as Simon also observes, is done without understanding;
and there is no beauty in it either,
any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
- Xenophon

Avarice, the spur of industry.
- David Hume

The fact is, if a young man is naturally indolent,
the spur of necessity will drive him but a very little way,
while the having enough to live upon is often the means
of preserving his self-respect.
- James Payn

The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur,
after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues
in three months and a half,
a distance greater than the great circle of the earth.
Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?
- Jules Verne

The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry
between the teams is much more marked.
And I think that's a good thing.
As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition,
it con only spur everyone on.
- Eric Cantona

Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information,
lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated,
it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to
many households around the world visions and information
which hopefully spur us to action.
- Carol Bellamy

The imagination is the spur of delights...
all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything;
now,
is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy?
Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
- Marquis de Sade

All real freedom springs from necessity,
for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will,
and that will can be roused to energetic action only
by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
- Anna C. Brackett

There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop.
Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry,
and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the
industry of his fellow workmen.
- Leland Stanford

It is quite clear that compelling content,
which is made available on economic terms that respect
the intellectual rights of owners,
can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks.
- John Doerr

Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence,
spur capital investment, and create new jobs which
are critical components of economic growth,
particularly within the small business community.
- Howard Coble

But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance.
And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred
by our failures in reconstruction.
- Wayne White

A good horse should be seldom spurred.
- Thomas Fuller

Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father
and of being in time to save him,
swam all night long.
- Carlo Collodi

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.
This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb,
and to seek the mountain view.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I would run through brick walls for Spurs.
- Graham Roberts

My ambition is to go back to Spurs and Rangers in some
capacity and give something back that they gave to me.
- Graham Roberts

The Chavez-Obama pictures will join a postmodern photo
array that includes Donald Rumsfeld gifting Saddam
Hussein with spurs from President Reagan.
- Christine Pelosi

The worst thing Spurs ever did was get rid of Keith Burkinshaw.
They have never replaced him.
- Graham Roberts

Every week Rangers have different former players come out at half-time.
Spurs should have a couple a former players on the board,
who know what the supporters want.
- Graham Roberts

Spurs haven't got the funds they need so success has
to be achieved gradually.
- Graham Roberts

Film acting is really the trick of doing moments.
You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds.
You really earn your spurs acting onstage.
I needed to do that for myself.
I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
- Sam Shepard

Research and development needs permanent tax credits
to build the technology that spurs our growth.
But no government programs alone can get America's
students to study more science and math;
parents must push and help their children to meet this goal.
- Ernest Istook

Reinventing the wheel is sometimes the right thing,
when the result is the radial tire.
- Jonathan Gilbert

We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give.
- John Petit-Senn

It's an extraordinary thing about Mozart is that you never tire of him...
he never bores me, and he doesn't...
not only bore me, that's too strong a word.
- Peter Shaffer

You will kill 10 of our men, and we will kill 1 of yours,
and in the end it will be you who tire of it.
- Ho Chi Minh

Back then the cars had a trap door that we could pull
open with a chain to check our tire wear.
- Tim Flock

Painting is really good fun, I have always enjoyed it.
As long as I paint what I want with the freedom that I enjoy,
I never tire.
- John Dyer

Private passions tire and exhaust themselves,
public ones never.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help
when I've got to change a flat tire.
- Roy Orbison

It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey:
the main thing is to keep to the faith,
to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire,
to weep and press on.
- Mary Richards

He who does not tire, tires adversity.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes
a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar
and demand a new one in its place.
- Christopher Lasch

I guess everybody saw it.
It's a deal where I'd been racing cars a long time
and I knew going around the track the fender was on the tire hard.
- Sterling Marlin

The building of the architecture of a novel -
the craft of it -
is something I never tire of.
- John Irving

Never tire yourself more than necessary,
even if you have to found a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
- Antonin Artaud

The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art,
because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn...
tired of common sense and civilization.
- F. L. Lucas

If you are Iraqi, you know who I am...
and you know that I do not tire.
I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these
questions because this court is illegitimate.
- Saddam Hussein

You must never tire fighting Satan.
- Abraham Cahan

When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire.
- John Webster

If we tire of the saints,
Shakespeare is our city of refuge.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A horse is a thing of beauty...
none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
- Xenophon

Don't tire yourself more than need be,
even at the price of founding a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
- Antonin Artaud

I've lived nearby since 1981 and probably have averaged one run a week there.
That's more than 1000 repetitions, and I have yet to tire of this course.
- Joe Henderson

When your dreams tire, they go underground and out
of kindness that's where they stay.
- Libby Houston

Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.
- Laurence Sterne

When I saw all those other drivers, I realized that
they wanted to win that money just as much as I did.
But I didn't have to worry.
A tire came off my car and I was lucky I got it off the track.
- Buck Baker

Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.
Murphy's First Corollary If you tell the boss you were
late for work because you had a flat tire,
the next morning you will have a flat tire.
- George Edward Woodberry


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