Quotes about making

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Citát „I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.“
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„Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.“

—  Jean Paul Sartre French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary cri… 1905 - 1980

No Exit (1944)
Variant: A man is what he wills himself to be.
Source: Existentialism and Human Emotions

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„Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.“

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

Variant: Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

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„The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.“

—  Paul Valéry French poet, essayist, and philosopher 1871 - 1945

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„The number 2 thought of by one man cannot be added to the number 2 thought of by another man so as to make up the number 4.“

—  Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist 1909 - 1943

Oppression and Liberty (1958), p. 82

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„A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing. It isn't like a mother's womb. It won't bleed. It won't stretch to make room for you.“

—  Khaled Hosseini, book A Thousand Splendid Suns

Source: A Thousand Splendid Suns (2007)
Context: Nana (to Mariam) : A man's heart isn't like a woman's womb, Mariam! It won't bleed, it won't make room for you. A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing. I'm all you have in this world, Mariam and when I'm gone, you'll have nothing. You are nothing!

Citát „Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else.“
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„The place in which I'll fit will not exist until I make it.“

—  James Baldwin (1924-1987) writer from the United States 1924 - 1987

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„I'm interested when people will stand up for themselves. I'm always interested in that moment when someone decides it's not good enough, and even though it's painful, they're willing to make a change.“

—  Jennifer Beals American actress and a former teen model 1963

Interview, City's Best (4 February 2011) http://www.citysbest.com/chicago/news/2011/02/04/jennifer-beals-talks-chicago-code-windy-city-pride/.

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„The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people meaner.“

—  Karl Kraus Czech playwright and publicist 1874 - 1936

Half-Truths and One-And-A-Half Truths (1976)

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„It's a lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.“

—  Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016

As quoted in 101 Best Ways to Get Ahead (2004) edited by Michael E. Angier, with Sarah Pond, p. 59

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