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"Life isn't about getting more. It's about becoming more." - Tony Robbins

"The creative process involves getting input, making a recommendation, getting critical review, getting more input, improving the recommendation, getting more critical review... again and again and again." - Anonymous

"It's relatively simple. If we're not getting more, better, faster than they are getting more, better, faster, then we're getting less, no better or more worse." - Tom Peters

"Getting married is a serious matter for a girl; not getting married is even more serious." - Nicolas Bentley

"Software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster." - Niklaus Wirth

"Act as young as you feel. You're not getting older; you're getting more entitled to be your fabulous self." - Gwen Stefani

"The longer the war drags on, more and more civilians are getting killed." - Sergey Akhromeyev

"And I sat there getting drunker and drunker and more in love and more in love." - Donald Barthelme

"The fulness of the Spirit is not a question of our getting more of the Holy Spirit, but rather of the Holy Spirit getting more of us." - Oswald J. Smith

"Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me?" - Nancy Thayer

"There's more to boxing than hitting. There's not getting hit, for instance." - George Foreman

"The Champagne they have stored is getting more valuable every year." - Johnny Carson

"Rather than getting more spoilt with age, as difficulties pile up, epiphanies of gratitude abound." - Alain De Botton

"I'll spend more time getting dressed than I spent at the actual event." - Iris Apfel

"Years are like candy bars... We're paying more, but they're getting shorter." - Charles M Schulz

"It's more difficult getting up early in the morning when you're wearing silk pajamas." - Eddie Arcaro

"Life is getting up one more time than you've been knocked down." - John Wayne

"Success is getting up one more time than you fall down." - Julie Bowen

"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall." - Anonymous

"I love getting told no 'cause then I fight even more." - Chloe Moretz

"To play in the men's tournaments I have to keep getting stronger and get more distance" - Michelle Wie

"Why get stained when getting dirty is so much more fun" - Gayle Forman

"Nothing guarantees more the erosion of character than getting something for nothing" - Dennis Prager

"I've found myself getting more and more cynical about what's happening to the planet - it makes me furious." - Glenn Close

"The more obsessed one is with getting thin, the more certain it becomes that one will never get there." - Augusten Burroughs

"I like being hired to do more and more stuff. Carry more and more responsibility. It's nice I'm getting that trust." - Jason Bateman

"Covetousness, by a greediness of getting more, deprives itself of the true end of getting; it loses the enjoyment of what it has got." - Thomas Sprat

"I think sometimes you just lose your focus, and I think that's easy to do when you start getting more fame, more money, more power." - Joel Osteen

"You know you're getting old when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work." - Joan Rivers

"For many, lack of achievement is more a consequence of fear of taking a chance and getting uncomfortable." - Steve Backley

"The evidence is unequivocal, there's a great deal more luck than skill in people getting very rich." - Daniel Kahneman

"It's not about getting what you want. It's about experiencing what you really need by becoming more." - Tony Robbins

"Sorry - Americans only buy things that come from suffering. They just enjoy it more when they know someone's getting hurt." - Louis C K

"Wealth is enjoying what we already have, not getting more of what we think will make us happy." - Peter Mcwilliams

"As players see themselves getting better through skill sessions, they will want to get in the gym more" - Billy Donovan

"There are more dead people than living. And their numbers are increasing. The living are getting rarer." - Eugene Ionesco

"Getting and becoming are siamese twins. If you want more than you have, you have to become more than you are." - Jim Rohn

"Here we go again, a government which is making yet more excuses for yet more failure when it comes to getting our budgetary situation right." - Tony Abbott

"I'm getting more and more isolated as I get on in years. I think people's insanity starts to slowly take over." - Jim Shaw

"If you're getting paid more than me, I'm definitely more excited about this ass whoopin I'm gonna put down on you." - Nick Diaz

"I do a lot of yoga. There's more and more guys getting into yoga these days, and I find that helps me as well." - Nick Youngquest

"The cameras are getting smaller, they're getting more versatile, and eventually, I'm sure you'll have a camera with lots and lots of things on it so you can alter the picture. You could alter perspective." - David Hockney

"Labor is getting more expensive and technology is getting cheaper." - Andrew Lo

"I liked getting the Grammy more than not getting it." - Jakob Dylan

"Enriching others is the only way to get rich, if that is what we desire. The more we serve, the more we deserve, getting what we give, no more and no less." - Ernie J Zelinski

"Germany's population is getting older and older and smaller and smaller. To be able to finance our welfare system over the long term, we need more women in the workforce, more children and more immigrants." - Paul Achleitner

"When you have only a single dream it is more than likely to come true - because you keep working toward it without getting mixed up." - Marilyn Monroe

"One of the good things about getting older is you find you're more interesting than most of the people you meet." - Lee Marvin

"The heart errs like the head; its errors are not any the less fatal, and we have more trouble getting free of them because of their sweetness." - Anatole France

"He fouled out in the fourth quarter, and that's when I really started getting points. He was no more at fault than anyone." - Wilt Chamberlain

"Grudges are bridges with faulty spans. Falling off one is a lot more rewarding than getting stuck on the other side." - Nora Roberts

"My hope is that I'm getting better and wiser. With every book, I have more of myself to pour onto the page." - Marianne Williamson

"Some of us are going to play faster than others. Hitting the right notes and getting your technique right is so much more important than speed." - Joe Satriani

"The thing about getting older is that you don't need everything to be possible any more, you just need things to be certain." - Monica Ali

"The secret to getting away with lying, is believing with all your heart. That goes for lying to yourself even more so than lying to another" - Elizabeth Bear

"I love travel. There's nothing more beneficial than getting to travel, to see different cultures, to see different environments and expose your children to that." - Teri Hatcher

"The publicity I have been getting, a good deal of which is untrue, and the rest of it ill considered, has done me more harm than good." - George S Patton

"Getting control of stuff makes people feel like they have more control over their lives - maybe irrationally, but it's one of these psychological truths." - Gretchen Rubin

"Drug companies are a bit like high school boyfriends- hey're much more concerned with getting inside you than being effective once they're in there." - John Oliver

"What I do is more than just the clothes. It's getting out whatever is inside that's screaming the loudest. I wouldn't call it therapeutic. It's not that conscious." - Gareth Pugh

"Travel is like a tonic to me. It's more than just getting away from the studio for a brief rest. I need it to recharge my batteries." - Norman Rockwell

"Winning games, titles and championships isn't all it's cracked up to be, but getting there, the journey, is a lot more than it's cracked up to be." - John Wooden

"There is going to be a lot asked of me over the next few weeks but I am getting more experience now and learning all the time." - Steven Gerrard

"The cold rain came down in buckets. I was shaking, shivering, and naked, and more soap was getting into my eyes. But hey. At least I was clean." - Jim Butcher

"If you'd be wealthy, think of saving, more than of getting: The Indies have not made Spain rich, because her Outgoes equal her Incomes." - Benjamin Franklin

"Men, as an organization, are getting more women than any other group working anywhere in the world. Wherever women are, we have men looking into it." - Jerry Seinfeld

"As I'm getting older, I'm moving away from calculations and measurement. I'm trying to be more open to vulnerability and mistakes." - Micah Lexier

"For the first time American astronauts on the International Space Station ate vegetables grown in space. In other words, even space is getting more rain than California." - Conan O'Brien

"Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back, and in giving loyalty, you're getting more loyalty; and out of loyalty flow other great qualities." - Charles Tremendous Jones

"I'm getting more famouser by the day!" - Avril Lavigne

"Getting is more fun than having." - James Cook

"In those same 10 years, women are getting more and more of the graduate degrees, more and more of the undergraduate degrees, and it's translating into more women in entry-level jobs, even more women in lower-level management. But there's absolutely been no progress at the top. You can't explain away 10 years. Ten years of no progress is no progress." - Sheryl Sandberg

"Making a profit is no more the purpose of a corporation than getting enough to eat is the purpose of life. Getting enough to eat is a requirement of life; life's purpose, one would hope, is somewhat broader and more challenging. Likewise with business and profit." - Kenneth Mason

"That's the point of it, to have those connections, as painful as they are, as much worry as they might cause; they give back in strength and comfort and joy, believe it or not, and the more connections you make, the happier you are, the more point there is to getting up and getting through the day." - Gregory Galloway

"Getting service right is more than just a nice to do; it's a must do. American consumers are willing to spend more with companies that provide outstanding service - ultimately, great service can drive sales and customer loyalty." - Jim Bush

"Even more precious is his Edward writes, I'm always saying that it is not the spirits who are getting it wrong; it's more likely that I am misinterpreting their messages." - John Edward

"With more and more states legalizing marijuana, companies are lining up to create the first marijuana breathalyzer. Officials say the toughest part is getting stoners to stop trying to inhale off the breathalyzer." - Jimmy Fallon

"Equipment's the biggest change. And the guys have been getting bigger, stronger, more athletic - so the game has become more of a track meet instead of a tennis match, in a sense." - John Mcenroe

"I was getting close to thirty and was trying on the idea of becoming more mature. I was reading more. I had gone out and bought a lot of shirts." - Joe Meno

"They're getting more and more experience on what to expect, and the Hellboy audience is such a faithful and fanatic audience as I am, and you have to really be very open about what you do" - Guillermo Del Toro

"If time was a string connecting all of your stories, that party would be the point where everything knots up. And that knot keeps growing and growing, getting more and more tangled, dragging the rest of your stories into it." - Jay Asher

"I always get lost in the library,' he said, 'no matter how many times I go. In fact, I think I get lost there more, the more that I go. Like it's getting to know me and revealing new passages." - Rainbow Rowell

"The very presence of guilt, let alone its tenacity, implies imbalance: Something, we suspect, is getting more of our energy than warrants, at the expense of something else, we suspect, that deserves more of our energy than we're giving." - Melinda M. Marshall

"The investment game is getting more and more competitive." - Charlie Munger

"We are getting more and more imports from abroad." - George W Bush

"People's computers are not getting more secure. They're getting more infected with viruses. They're getting more under the control of malware." - Avi Rubin

"My strong feeling is that we must learn more about how we learn. I'm convinced that we learn by struggling to find the solution to a problem on our own with some guidance, but getting in and getting our hands dirty and working it." - David Mccullough

"With non-professionals, there's a lot of time you have to allocate to getting what you want with them, but also you cast based on who they are, to bring out their real personalities. So it's less about working on character and more about just getting them comfortable in front of the camera to be themselves, and understanding the process." - Charles Burnett

"I care more about getting this right [NHS reform] than I do about getting it done." - Nick Clegg

"Trust me, if I were gay I'd be getting more action than I'm getting now." - Ryan Seacrest

"That studies have shown that more people are getting up earlier, they're getting their news earlier. They're getting less sleep, getting up at earlier hours." - Katie Couric

"But the value of gratitude does not consist solely in getting you more blessings in the future. Without gratitude you cannot long keep from dissatisfied thought regarding things as they are." - Wallace D. Wattles

"What we're going to see is the emergence of the lone wolf rather than the planning of large numbers of people to carry out large attacks...Explosives are getting more sophisticated." - Dianne Feinstein

"Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth." - Dave Barry

"Hanks' ideology first came into our zone shortly after 9/11, when he criticized me for asking Hollywood telethon stars to become more aggressive in getting the money to 9/11 families." - Bill O'Reilly

"Am I willing to go to Mars? Yes, but I'm not willing to spend nine months getting there, then wait 18 more months until the planets align to come home." - Gene Cernan

"No one is doing something in your business - getting a sale, having a key customer, working on an R&D project - doing anything that's more important than something you say is going to change the company." - Jack Welch

"People wanted to get me published, and my early work was so weird that they weren't getting anywhere. I thought, okay, I'll do something that's just a tad more normal." - Nell Zink

"Working with somebody who has a more interesting life than I do - and getting to take on that life temporarily - is an endlessly interesting way to have the experience of writing memoir." - Hilary Liftin

"I can't give other people what I've not experienced to some extent myself. It sharpens your game and also, like any athlete, you're more fit because you have to be. You're getting ready because you have a reason to." - Tony Robbins

"The leaping Jaguar on the bonnet, to me, makes it look more like a hunter than something that is getting away. It's a hunter. Richard III definitely would have had a chauffeur driven Jaguar MK X." - Ben Kingsley

"Infants need the most sleep, and, what is more, get it. Stunning them with a soft, padded hammer is the best way to insure their getting it at the right times." - Robert Benchley

"We've polluted the stratosphere with these chlorine and bromine compounds, and because it's now colder, and because we have this change in the climate, we're getting more ozone loss than we would have gotten in a normal year." - Paul Newman

"There is nothing more marvelous than doing something you love to do and getting paid for it. It ceases to become work, money, and effort; and it becomes fun, your expression of the joy of life." - Stuart Wilde

"Losing prepares you for the heartbreak, setback, and the tragedy that you will encounter in the world more than winning ever can. By licking your wounds you learn how to avoid getting wounded the next time." - Pat Conroy

"When we know something that needs to be done but isn't currently getting done, we often say, I just need more discipline. Actually, we need the habit of doing it. And we need just enough discipline to build the habit." - Gary W. Keller

"Many people are starting to realize that they work a lot and that working on stuff they believe in (and making things happen) is much more satisfying then just getting a paycheck and waiting to get fired (or die)." - Seth Godin

"The facts are in: diverse companies and teams consistently outperform all others. It's not only the smart thing and the right thing, it makes getting the job done much more interesting." - Marilyn C. Nelson

"You have an advantage if you win. I always think it's best to be remembered as a winner rather than as the runner-up. It's definitely more fun getting the gold than it is the silver." - Simon Cowell

"You can serve God and man in no more effective way than by getting rich; that is, if you get rich by the creative method and not by the competitive one." - Wallace D. Wattles

"The history says quarterbacks get paid more than running backs, but I think it depends on the caliber of the player - what you're getting, not just what the position is." - Reggie Bush

"As you become more proficient, fewer people can offer you advice, although in truth, that's when you need it the most because the stakes just keep getting higher and higher." - Brad Alan Lewis

"I'm getting the impression that women, in any form, scare you." He shrugged. "They're the more violent species. And unpredictable. I'd rather take on a wild boar. You can't shoot women." - Maya Banks

"An actor wants to get up every day and they can't think of anything particularly more fun to do than getting into a made-up situation and living it out as if it's real." - Jeff Goldblum

"I definitely am looking to do some more dramatic roles; I'd love to do a period piece. I'm just getting started; I feel like there's a whole wealth of options out there to try my hand at." - Mandy Moore

"America has been very open to immigrants in terms of laws, getting loans - it has been helping immigrants more than it's been helping African Americans in starting a small business. That's key, whether you're starting a restaurant or a laundromat." - Marcus Samuelsson

"The people who are doing really well and who are getting stopped in airports are the people who are going to say the more outrageous things and get on TV and state their opinion on a regular basis." - Mark Leibovich

"I think the more you hone your voice, take risks and talk about things that matter, the better chance you have of getting into the realm of the philosophers of stand up. But you have to be funny." - Ted Alexandro

"I love the water more than anything. I'm not very good at sunbathing - I get really bored. I love swimming and I love being like a fish and getting in the sea and just - I don't know, it feels right." - Beth Orton

"I like pulling on a baggy bee suit, forgetting myself and getting as close to the bees' lives as they will let me, remembering in the process that there is more to life than the merely human." - Sue Hubbell

"I was so used to doing old blues licks with the first three fingers. When I started using my pinky and finding more spread things, that's when I started getting my own style." - Eddie Van Halen

"What are we even doing out here?" Burnett asked, seemingly getting more frustrated the longer he considered things. "The orders were to wait until tomorrow. Why do I give orders around here if no one listens to them?" - C.C. Hunter

"One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day." - Alan Lakein

"Most men experience getting older with regret, apprehension. But most women experience it even more painfully: with shame. Aging is a man's destiny, something that must happen because he is a human being." - Susan Sontag

"We can more easily avenge an injury than requite a kindness; on this account, because there is less difficulty in getting the better of the wicked than in making one's self equal with the good." - Cicero

"The world is getting very much more competitive." - Charlie Munger

"Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more." - Robert A Heinlein

"Nothing is more humbling than getting your ass kicked." - Mike Tyson

"I'm certainly getting a lot more mail... that's basically it." - Sam Mendes

"Nothing ruins your day more than getting a bad review." - Taylor Swift

"I was always jealous of something getting more attention." - Robyn Hitchcock

"Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory." - Ed Viesturs

"Getting out of one car and getting into another" - John Lennon

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Agatha Christie

"The hardest thing about getting started, is getting started." - Guy Kawasaki

"Don't worry about getting perfect, just keep getting better." - Frank Peretti

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started" - Mark Twain

"I just love getting dirty." - Robin Wright Penn

"We're going to miss Damon. He was a great shooter. . . . He got what he wanted, but he gave up a lot. No more night life, no more warm weather and no more a lot of media attention. . . . I guess this was his first shot at getting something big. I guess he had to take it." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Getting older is not nice for anyone, not for men, not for women, and even more difficult for people who depend on their physical appearance. But it's not a drama. I know some people who are much more stressed than I am. And also, I live in Europe; I think it would be much more difficult if I lived in America." - Catherine Deneuve

"Comparatively there is a much more awareness about energy resources in other countries and especially in the US and European countries. Also people there are much more serious about what they do. Here, people are more concerned about getting a 'degree' rather than this." - Ramon Magsaysay

"I travel to the Middle East, I travel to China, I travel to Europe. It's all very rewarding - the only problem is the travel is getting more and more difficult for me now. Ten years ago I would have enjoyed it a lot more." - I. M. Pei

"I've been running a full marathon every year for more than 20 years, and my record is getting worse. Getting older, getting worse. It's natural." - Haruki Murakami

"Settling into a new country is like getting used to a new pair of shoes. At first they pinch a little, but you like the way they look, so you carry on. The longer you have them, the more comfortable they become. Until one day without realizing it you reach a glorious plateau. Wearing those shoes is like wearing no shoes at all. The more scuffed they get, the more you love them and the more you can't imagine life without them." - Tahir Shah

"Women's tennis is getting faster and the girls are getting more athletic, so I need to push myself to become a better athlete. I think 2013 showed me, like a few other years how important being healthy is and how I must listen to my body. During this off season I have been a little smarter on how I train and how I treat my body." - Maria Sharapova

"There's one good thing about getting in trouble: It seems like you do it in steps. It seems like you don't just end up in trouble but that you kind of ease yourself into it. It also seems like the worse the trouble is that you get into, the more steps it takes to get there. Sort of like you're getting a bunch of little warnings on the way; sort of like if you really wanted to you could turn around." - Christopher Paul Curtis

"Dear A & M, I talked to the manager of the Beauty Bar because I definitely saw you guys getting married against a hot pink backdrop, but he doesn't think we can fit more than fifty people inside and I'm thinking three hundred. How would you feel about getting married in the park? It might get cold, but you could ride a horse-drawn carriage to the ceremony. How do you feel about matching wedding crowns? -Isabelle" - Cassandra Clare

"I've noticed that nowadays I'm doing a lot of stuff on the phone and on the computer, which I usually wouldn't do earlier. And I can feel my brain being rewired: I'm getting anxious, I'm getting more manic. Now, I'm an extreme case because I'm old and I'm overdoing it. But still, it's really interesting that I can actually feel a change in my neurochemistry from this interaction with the technology." - George Saunders

"Donald Trump is breaking every rule and getting away with it. He's breaking every rule and getting more popular." - Rush Limbaugh

"I think it's getting tougher and tougher, all the big teams are getting stronger and there's more of them." - Michael Owen



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