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Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
Editing and Editors
Joseph Addison

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There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
Beauty
Joseph Addison

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A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
Men
Sholom Aleichem

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All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Thoughts and Thinking
James Allen

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Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
Style
Martin Amis

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Capital can do nothing without brains to direct it.
Money
J. Ogden Armour

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Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
Success
Al Bernstein

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We must travel in the direction of our fear.
Fear
John Berryman

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Lack of opportunity is often nothing more than lack of purpose or direction
Opportunity
Best of Bits and Pieces

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Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
Duty
Ambrose Bierce

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As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
Thoughts and Thinking
Buddha

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The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
Enthusiasm
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.
Names
John Carpenter

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The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter.
Food and Eating
Barbara Cartland

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Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.
Pleasure
Pierre Charron

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If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
Direction
Chinese Proverb

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Reason should direct and appetite obey.
Reason
Marcus T. Cicero

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Managing directors are not paid to be busy, they are paid to think.
Compensation
Kenneth Cork

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DATO'S LAW. Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification.
Wish and Wishing
Robert Dato

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The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart.
Acting and Actors
Bette Davis

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I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Change
Jimmy Dean

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How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act.
Appraisal
John Dearden

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The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect.
Pollution
Rene Dubos

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Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
Knowledge
Albert Einstein

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Nothing is beneath you if it is in the direction of your life.
Life and Living
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun