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How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
George Bernard Shaw
I don't react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don't care about anything. It's just too hard for me to get emotional. I can't cry no more.
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Charles R. Swindoll
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
William S. Burroughs
In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things.
Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.
And as a writer, one of the things that I've always been interested in doing is actually invading your comfort space. Because that's what we're supposed to do. Get under your skin, and make you react.
People react to fear, not love; they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.
Richard M. Nixon
One of the reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of react, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.
Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 96% how I react to it.
I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson's. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there's freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn't have otherwise found myself in.
Michael J. Fox
Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.
Art is so subjective, and people can react however they want.
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.
I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage.
What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart.
I never live in the present. I'd do interviews and people will say,'Isn't this great?' or 'Can you believe?' And I would react, like, 'No, I can't believe it because I'm not living in this moment.'
When I don't feel free and can't do what I want I just react. I go against it.
Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.
It's so interesting how success hits people and how they react to it.
You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children.
And I think I'm an adrenaline junkie, and there's nothing that will spike your adrenaline more than sitting in a theater and listen to an audience react to something you've written.
You should tell yourself frequently 'I will only react to constructive suggestions.' This gives you positive ammunition against your own negative thoughts and those of others.
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