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If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
George Bernard Shaw
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
I try to speak my points of view about black America, and how I feel about black men and the role that black men should play in their lives with their children and in their lives with their women.
Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who's not doing a good job. But I didn't make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.
There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that's simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we've won when I score 10.
I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I like ice hockey, but it's a frustrating game to watch. It's hard to keep your eyes on both the puck and the players and too much time passes between scoring in hockey. There are usually more fights than there are points.
Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.
I have insecurities of course, but I don't hang out with anyone who points them out to me.
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
E. M. Forster
I don't know about you, but every time some joker points me out as I walk through an airport wearing extra-small Dolfin shorts, a tank top and leg warmers, I get a little upset.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didn't see before. Other points of view. I see outside myself more.
Part of what confuses people in times of upheaval is that you're getting so many different points of view and directions and so and so, how to do this and do that. And a lot of it is written in a language that honestly most people cannot understand.
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
If we rationalize our problems when He points them out, we will spend less and less time meditating because we won't want to face God in that area of our lives.
Experts always know everything but the fine points. When I took my citizenship exams, no one there knew how the White House came to be called the White House.
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