I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician a writer an athlete or a businessman there is no getting around it. If you do you'll win - if you don't you won't.
I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it's going to work or whether I'm going to fall flat on my face.
After two weeks of working on a project you know whether it will work or not.
You cannot escape the fact that women mould your first five years whether you like it or not. And I can't say I do like it very much.
Yet consider now whether women are not quite past sense and reason when they want to rule over men.
And so whether they came here on the Mayflower on a slave ship or on an airplane from Havana we are all descendants of the men and women who built here the nation that saved the world.
Breast cancer is not just a disease that strikes at women. It strikes at the very heart of who we are as women: how others perceive us how we perceive ourselves how we live work and raise our families-or whether we do these things at all.
Whether they give or refuse it delights women just the same to have been asked.
But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth wisdom or wealth the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.
It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation rather than as the results of thought and resolution.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool the truest heroism is to resist the doubt and the profoundest wisdom to know when it ought to be resisted and when it be obeyed.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
As a pastor you get invited into the most poignant moments of people's lives. Whether it's a wedding or a funeral or a hospital visit you get invited into the center of the event whether or not you know the people.
American credibility in the war on terrorism depends on a strong stand against all terrorist acts whether committed by foe or friend.
If we have an honest discussion on whether the war on poverty should be fought with welfare or with economic growth in the private sector Democrats will lose black votes.
The war on drugs is wrong both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid too reckless and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.
The executive has no right in any case to decide the question whether there is or is not cause for declaring war.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war but if it shall actually take place no matter by whom brought on we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without we must try to extinguish it.
When the question arose whether I as a member of the royal family should take part in active combat in the Falklands there was no question in her mind and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare 'I am here to save R&B.' I will have the people saying 'Sir there is a man at the musical gates saying he is here to save R&B.'
But whether it be dream or truth to do well is what matters. If it be truth for truth's sake. If not then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.