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When I was young, I could bounce back from things like a brand-new rubber ball.


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Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.

Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.



Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.

Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.



Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.

Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.



Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it's loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.

Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it's loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.



It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark.

It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark.



Work seemed something fundamental for man, something which enabled him to endure the aimless flight of time.

Work seemed something fundamental for man, something which enabled him to endure the aimless flight of time.



The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.

The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.



The most frightening thing in the world is to discover the abnormal in that which is closest to us.

The most frightening thing in the world is to discover the abnormal in that which is closest to us.



Time cannot be spurred on like a horse.

Time cannot be spurred on like a horse.



Yet there seemed to be some truth in the law of probability, according to which the chance of success is directly proportionate to the number of repetitions.

Yet there seemed to be some truth in the law of probability, according to which the chance of success is directly proportionate to the number of repetitions.





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But instability like mine needs considerable distance to pass for mere quirkiness.

But instability like mine needs considerable distance to pass for mere quirkiness.



I grew up like Huck Finn, always outdoors, exploring, collecting frogs - there was space everywhere. I want my kids to experience that too. I love being outside.

I grew up like Huck Finn, always outdoors, exploring, collecting frogs - there was space everywhere. I want my kids to experience that too. I love being outside.



The man who has made God his dwelling place will always have a safe habitation.

The man who has made God his dwelling place will always have a safe habitation.



We cannot express the light in nature because we have not the sun. We can only express the light we have in ourselves.

We cannot express the light in nature because we have not the sun. We can only express the light we have in ourselves.



Science admits no exceptions; otherwise there would be no determinism in science, or rather, there would be no science.

Science admits no exceptions; otherwise there would be no determinism in science, or rather, there would be no science.



The isolation of every human soul and the necessity of self- dependence must give each individual the right to choose his own surroundings.

The isolation of every human soul and the necessity of self- dependence must give each individual the right to choose his own surroundings.



I'm pretty focused on what I do. I think directing is a very specific talent, and I'm not real big on putting puzzles together, which is basically what a film is.

I'm pretty focused on what I do. I think directing is a very specific talent, and I'm not real big on putting puzzles together, which is basically what a film is.



If you are strong, appear weak. But if you are weak, appear strong.

If you are strong, appear weak. But if you are weak, appear strong.



Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do that with all thy might and leave the issues calmly to God.

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do that with all thy might and leave the issues calmly to God.



Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!




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