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Letter "P" » performing
«All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.»
«An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.»
«Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.»
«A thought comes . . . it's a true feeling, a funny feeling. And I get to develop it. [Writing] is more fun than performing, because I get to color with words.»
«Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.»
«High technology has done us one great service: It has retaught us the delight of performing simple and primordial tasks - chopping wood, building a fire, drawing water from a spring»
Author: Edward Abbey
, Fire and Water
, high technology
, high water
, spring water
«An artificial style of dance confected for 18th-century kings evolved into a popular American art form. an astonishing development for what until recently had been considered manna for aesthetes only, the quiche of the performing arts.»
Author: Shana Alexander
, American art
, performing arts
«He from whom all beings originate, and by whom all this universe is pervaded; worshipping Him by performing one's natural duty for Him one attains perfection.»
«It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.»
«And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, / Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land of your habitations, which I give unto you, / And will make an offering by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, or a sacrifice in performing a vow, or in a freewill offering, or in your solemn feasts, to make a sweet savour unto the LORD, of the herd or of the flock: / Then shall he that offereth his offering unto the LORD bring a meat offering of a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth part of an hin of oil.»
, The Lord of the