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"Sometimes you have to take a half step back to take two forward." - Vince Mcmahon

"If you have a setback, Do' take a step back- Get ready for a comeback!" - Tim Storey

"If you have a setback, Don't take a step back- Get ready for a comeback!" - Tim Storey

"I don't really take a step back too often to see what's going on" - Gavin Degraw

"It's hard to see things when you're too close. Take a step back and look." - Bob Ross

"Please, please, PLEASE be yourself. If you catch yourself not, take a step back." - Christina Grimmie

"Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life." - Teri Garr

"I don't really take a step back too often to see what's going on." - Gavin Degraw

"Sometimes a step forward needs a step back." - Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

"The touring makes you take a step back. It makes you realize how your lifestyle has changed." - Garance Dore

"Every step I take is a blessing." - Rumi

"Every time the Catholic Church takes one step forward, it seems to take one giant step back." - Janine Di Giovanni

"He continues to smile expectantly. I take a step back. I don't want to catch whatever he has. He is a disturbing out-of-uniform Santa." - Augusten Burroughs

"In a real relationship, you take two steps forward, one step back. So just because we take two steps forward and get all the benefit from that doesn't mean we can't go back or to the side." - Shelley Long

"We're really at this point where we can take a step back and think about the next big things that we want to do." - Mark Zuckerberg

"For me, after emotionally intense roles, I'd need to take a step back because then there's the promoting of the film which is another job in itself." - Gugu Mbatha-Raw

"The moment you label something, you take a step-I mean, you can never go back again to seeing it unlabelled." - Andy Warhol

"I think we need to take a step back and realize what the real issues are - it's not being from different places or being different." - Chantelle Brown-Young

"There are very, very few brands that will be brave enough to really, completely take a step back and not to try and control what is considered beautiful." - Charlize Theron

"When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on." - Ll Cool J

"When you're climbing Mount Everest, nothing is easy. You just take one step at a time, never look back and always keep your eyes glued to the top." - Jacqueline Susann

"It's hard sometimes to take a step back and realize what's happened because you're always trying to move forward. You're always looking at the next palette." - Alexander Wang

"Every day, I come home with a spring in my step. We've got to work together to stop the Obama agenda and take this country back." - Ted Cruz

"With the general availability of Windows 8/RT and Surface, I have decided it is time for me to take a step back from my responsibilities at Microsoft." - Steven Sinofsky

"Food is meant to be used as fuel for our bodies. If you're using it for any other reasons, take a step back and ask yourself, 'What's up.'" - Jennifer Hudson

"If you can't go one way, there's many ways to get where you're going. So you just take a step back and see beyond the wall." - Cyndi Lauper

"I've always been a step ahead. A lot of people haven't experienced the things I've experienced, and made me a stronger person. The life I've been exposed to has let me know what step to take and how not to go back a step. I take life one day at a time, and I prepare myself for each one of those days." - Chamique Holdsclaw

"Start moving, a step at a time, step after step. The positive momentum will take you from there." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Any time a running back reaches the age of 31 or 32, he has to lose a step. No one is a freak of nature. No one is going to be able to take the pounding a running back has to take over a 10- or 12-year career and not lose a step." - Al Michaels

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step." - C S Lewis

"I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that." - Brian Mcknight

"Who can take a single step with his head?" - Herta Muller

"What can I do today to take a step forward?" - Christopher Reeve

"When I'm writing something, if it gets too serious, I just can't bear it, so I take a step back and take the overall scene in and vent the air a little bit." - Park Chan-wook

"Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenge-and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what doesn't work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity." - Jerry I. Porras

"I was still very invested in the team, very invested in how we were doing. I realized I needed to take a step back and start focusing on myself, my head and my eye, try to get my health back." - Chris Pronger

"If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone." - Donny Osmond

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it." - Antoine De Saintexupery

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"My fellow Americans, let us take that first step. Let us...step back from the shadow of war and seek out the way of peace. And if that journey is a thousand miles, or even more, let history record that we, in this land, at this time, took the first step." - John F Kennedy

"I took a little break - I was coming back to work and the last thing I was going to do was take a step backwards, so I knew that if I was going to take a feature it was going to have to be taking a step forward." - Nia Long

"You know, the big Valbowski is a lot like concrete mix. You know? You just get it a little wet, take a step back, and watch it get ROCK HARD!" - Val Venis

"If you really take a step back and observe people who are considered super-normal and watch them a bit, you'll realize that they're actually completely out of their minds! Most people are really nuts, and that's fascinating." - Johnny Depp

"Nobody has to do anything wrong to end up living a life that feels like it's not their own, all they have to do is take a step back, and hope for the best." - Craig Stone

"If you need to take a step back from day-to-day operations and plot out the long-term direction of your user experience strategy, consultants can give you a perspective you can't get on your own" - Jesse James Garrett

"Nobody has to do anything wrong to end up living a life that feels like it's not their own, all they have to do is take a step back, and hope for the best." - Craig Stone

"If the Taliban comes back to power, the impact would be devastating. A country that has made great strides, in terms of development indicators, would take a huge step backwards. Afghanistan's national economy would be devastated." - Chris Alexander

"There's a sense of knowing when to stop and take a break from things, to step back from the work you're making, and of changing things up to keep them interesting for yourself." - Dan Fox

"Somewhere along the line, I conditioned myself to be a quick thinker. I take a step back and try to assess the situation, then make the best decision possible at the moment." - Jonathan Sadowski

"If you need to take a step back from day-to-day operations and plot out the long-term direction of your user experience strategy, consultants can give you a perspective you can't get on your own." - Jesse James Garrett

"If you step back and take a holistic look, I think any reasonable person would say Android is innovating at a pretty fast pace and getting it to users." - Sundar Pichai

"Nobody has to do anything wrong to end up living a life that feels like it's not their own, all they have to do is take a step back, and hope for the best." - Craig Stone

"I have found that, rather than dwelling on the negative, if we will take a step back and consider the blessings in our lives, including seemingly small, sometimes overlooked blessings, we can find greater happiness." - Thomas S Monson

"Each time you take a mindful step you are back in the arms of Mother Earth and are reminded of your true sweet home in the here and now." - Nhat Hanh

"Sometimes, you just have to take a step back and realise what's important in your life, what you can live with, and more importantly, what you can't live without." - Lauren Conrad

"And if candor strikes to forcefully, step back, draw careful breath, and consider the angle your words must take before you open your mouth, let them leak out. Because once you tilt the truth, it becomes a lie." - Ellen Hopkins

"I think it's time we take a step back and recognize that while we are hurting our animals, we are hurting each other, and we are hurting our planet." - Nikki Reed

"That's not something that we've gone in thinking 'Right! How are we going to examine that now?' It's just when you take a step back you see that they're actually all sort of in that mode." - Charlie Brooker

"I just wish that every responsible and concerned person would step back regardless of race and gender and just take a closer look at what's really going on in the world today, and say enough is enough!" - Lonnie Earl Johnson

"We're very good at telling what happens and showing people while it happens... But sometimes television fails to take the time to say 'Why did it happen? What does it mean?' - To step back a little bit." - John King

"The most recent was my match against Daniel Bryan at Fastlane. He kicked my scar from my recent hernia surgery. That was painful. I needed to take a step back from training that next day!" - Roman Reigns

"I always appreciate people's opinions, but sometimes I have to take a step back and remember why I'm writing and what I want to do with it. Shutting out the voices is difficult but it's been good for me." - Veronica Roth

"There's something arbitrary about taking a picture. So I can stand at the edge of a highway and take one step forward and it can be a natural landscape untouched by man and I can take one step back and include a guardrail and change the meaning of the picture radically... I can take a picture of a person at one moment and make them look contemplative and photograph them two seconds later and make them look frivolous." - Stephen Shore

"I have a big-picture outlook, I am willing to fall, and I understand it's ok to fall, but I am going to get back up, I may take a step back, but in the end, I am going to take a giant leap forward." - Tiger Woods

"When employees tell you about their good ideas for the business, don't limit your response to asking questions, taking notes and following up. If you can, ask those people to lead their projects and take responsibility for them. From those experiences, they will then have built the confidence to take on more and you can take a further step back." - Richard Branson

"Going back to a simpler life is not a step backwards." - Yvon Chouinard

"Each step you take reveals a new horizon. You have taken the first step today. Now, I challenge you to take another." - Dan Poynter

"Take a step toward your dream today. No matter how tiny the step, it will give you the energy and desire to take another." - John Avery

"Power never takes a step back except in the face of more power." - Malcolm X

"Power never takes a back step - only in the face of more power." - Malcolm X

"While on a ladder, never step back to admire your work." - Anonymous

"If you step on people in this life, you're going to come back as a cockroach." - Willie Davis

"Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power." - Malcolm X

"Becoming a politician is the only step down I could take from being a journalist." - Jim Hightower

"That's a part that's always a challenge for athletes: trying to keep the passion alive while knowing it's still your job. There's no question that at some point, probably sooner rather than later, I'll be pretty burned out. And when that time comes, then I'll take a step back and take a look at it and see if I want to keep going." - Landon Donovan

"Early in my career, I was really spoiled with a beautiful project. I got such a good start that I thought, 'Why would I ever take a step back?' Why would I take on something that wasn't meaningful - to me, if nobody else - and powerful and groundbreaking?" - America Ferrera

"To take a single step beyond the text would be to take possession of a boundless field of power." - Thomas Jefferson

"Whenever you take a step forward, you are bound to disturb something." - Indira Gandhi

"Take heed of a step-mother; the very name of her sufficeth." - George Herbert

"She took a step and didn't want to take any more, but she did." - Markus Zusak

"The hardest step for a runner to take is the first one out the door." - Ron Clarke

"She was so busy forgetting, she couldn't take a single step into the future." - Alice Hoffman

"We cannot take a step toward the heavens. God crosses the universe and comes to us." - Simone Weil

"Life is like walking you take one step at a time." - Taylor Swift

"People who deliberate fully before they take a step will spend their lives on one leg" - Anthony De Mello

"To make progress you must actually get started. The key is to take a step today." - Jim Rohn

"To get more clarity, take a step in the direction of the destination." - Michael Hyatt

"Let every step you take upon the earth be as a prayer." - Black Elk

"Take a step, breathe in the world, give it out again in story, poem, song, art." - Jane Yolen

"Take one step at a time, there's no need to rush" - Jordin Sparks

"Life will forgive mistakes - Life will not forgive indecision ... Do SOMETHING, take a step." - Bob Proctor

"Take care not to step on the foot of a learned idiot. His bite is incurable." - Paul Gauguin

"Every step we take on earth brings us to a new world." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"There's a step that leaders need to take; they've got to understand themselves." - Robert S. Kaplan

"Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don't be afraid to take that first step." - Muhammad Ali

"I need sometimes to hang back in the shadows with my pen and paper, and then other times, I need to take center stage in my own creations. The trick is to know when to hang back, and when to step forward. It's a perpetual ongoing balance." - Allison Joseph

"Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time." - Rajneesh

"I almost dropped dead the first time I heard Bob Dole say 'gay marriage' on the floor of the senate. He wasn't saying nice things, but he said it! I never thought in my lifetime I'd hear that. I just think we're moving now at warp speed. Even when we take a step back like with prop 8, we take two steps forward." - Cherry Jones

"We need to take a step back, and realize that not everything we encounter is true. You don't want to be gullibly accepting everything as true, but you don't want to be cynically rejecting everything as false. You want to take your time to evaluate the information." - Daniel Levitin

"I believe we have to take this step by step to try to reign in Iranian aggression, their support for terrorism and the other bad behavior that can come back and haunt us." - Hillary Clinton

"It is not enough to take steps which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If we do not step forward, then we step back. If we do not protect a right, then we deny it." - Paul Martin

"Political and social change is always a stagger-step process. One step forward, two steps back. They want you to give up." - Hal Sparks

"When in doubt, take the next step." - Regina Brett

"Ever step you take is forever." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Take one step backward into the unknown." - Adyashanti

"Every step starts with a step." - Karl Pilkington

"On leather jackets: That's the next step. You have to take one step at a time. It was easier to start with fur." - Dan Mathews

"Every great accomplishment starts with a first step. No matter how big your goals are. No matter how great your plans are. No matter how immense your dreams are. It all begins with a single step. Take that step today!" - Clifton Anderson

"I take a few breaths to calm myself, step back, and lift Buttercup by the scruff of the neck. "I should've drowned you when I had the chance." His ears flatten and he raises a paw. I hiss before he gets a chance, which seems to annoy him a little, since he considers hissing his own personal sound of contempt." - Suzanne Collins

"Do you remember a little phenom called step aerobics? If you do, then you know how crazy it was to take two ninety-minute classes in a row. It's incredible that I didn't die from a blunt injury to the back of my head from slipping on my own pool of sweat." - Kathy Griffin

"Do you remember a little phenom called step aerobics? If you do, then you know how crazy it was to take two ninety-minute classes in a row. It's incredible that I did' die from a blunt injury to the back of my head from slipping on my own pool of sweat." - Kathy Griffin

"I'm still kind of nerdy about video games, but I've had to take a little bit of a step back. I was really not getting a lot of things done in life because I was playing so much Destiny. I loved it, but I've gotta prioritize." - Zachary Levi

"It's just cool for a girl to be able to do her own thing. I do a lot of movies, and I'm very lucky, and I'm not complaining. But in movies, alongside big action men, we've always got to take a step back and let the men shine." - Maggie Q

"I obviously take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field, because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people's faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work." - Drew Brees

"Going back to a simpler life based on living by sufficiency rather than excess is not a step backward." - Yvon Chouinard

"Each day is a step we make towards eternity and we shall continue thus to step from day to day until we take the last step, which will bring us into the presence of God." - Catherine Mcauley

"I'm certainly not a saint out there on the golf course. In fact, far from it. Like when you make a three-putt and become upset. I take one step back and remember there are more important things going on in the world than golf." - Bernhard Langer

"We're not going to have Medicare for all.if we at least we can take a step in that direction by giving people 50 - age 55 to 64 a chance to buy in, then we're reconnecting with some of those ideals that go back to the great days of FDR." - Dennis Kucinich

"The touring makes you take a step back. It makes you realize how your lifestyle has changed. You spend all this time inside, alone, writing. And then it becomes about travel and new places and new people. And I do love talking to people about the book, but ideally, I like a little less disruptive lifestyle, I like it when things are more organized." - Garance Dore

"You might want to keep trying to rise, using a path that builds on your natural strengths: sales, analysis, managing people, whatever, and keep asking for honest feedback. When you reach the point at which it feels clear you've topped out, revise your job description or take a step back. Up is not the only way." - Marty Nemko

"I work for free all the time, as a writer but also as an activist. The decisions we have to make as individuals are really fraught but also can be really wonderful and we're all navigating this reality to the best of our abilities. But, again, I wanted to take a step back and look at the broader context." - Astra Taylor

"Humanity is a crazy contradiction. I accept us for who we are. We're not that great. Every time we take a step forward we go back to the same primitive behavior. We're meant to be this way. It's not our fault, it's just who we are." - Colin Quinn

"I think we ought to all take a step back and remember where we were 24, 48 hours ago, a week ago, two weeks ago - the prospect that was hanging out there that America would not honor its obligations for the first time in its history, and the impact that would have on our economy and the global economy." - Jay Carney

"If you're going through friendship issues, I would say, first of all take a step back. How important is the friendship to you? Sometimes, if someone's not being a good friend to you and isn't treating you the way you should be treated, then you kind of have to move on sometimes." - Victoria Justice

"A person who takes a walk of 100 feet and a person who walks 2,000 miles have one major thing in common. They both need to take a first step before they take a second step." - Zelig Pliskin

"To step away from the world isn't to draw back; it's actually a way to tune in." - Pico Iyer

"Courage: To step into a conversation with intention and without knowing how to get back out of it." - Dwight Frindt

"Whenever I took a step forward, it seemed as though life was pushing me five steps back." - Jenni Rivera

"I like my quiet time. There is a writer's sensibility in me sometimes, where I step back." - Barack Obama

"I still love to play chess. So I do not even spend a minute on the possibility to step back." - Anatoly Karpov

"Every old goalkeeper loses a step at some point, but you can gain that back through experience." - Tim Howard

"It's a very slow process - two steps forward, one step back - but I'm inching in the right direction." - Rob Reiner

"You take a step, then another. That's the journey. But to take a step with your eyes open is not a journey at all, it's a remaking of your own mind." - Orson Scott Card

"People who wo' take step number one never take step number two." - Zig Ziglar

"People who won't take step number one never take step number two." - Zig Ziglar

"As opposed to living the rich life and consuming as much as possible, people have to take a step back. Instead of buying the biggest diamond or having 18 cars, do other things. Buying the biggest thing is outdated and there is no excuse for it." - Andrew Ference

"When you feel yourself in the grip of an emotion such as jealousy or anger or sorrow, detach yourself from it. Take a step back. When you do that, you can allow the emotion to run through you without causing negative thoughts or actions." - Gary Zukav

"At times we're going to get angry. Anger is an emotion God built into us. But we don't have to blow up and say hurtful things that are going to damage our relationships. Learn to take a step back, collect your thoughts, and think about what you want to say." - Joel Osteen

"I feel like I have so many amazing opportunities because of my immigrant mother, my immigrant grandparents. There are so many of us who do come from immigrants - even some people who support Trump's travel ban. I think we need to take a step back and realize what the real issues are - it's not being from different places or being different." - Chantelle Brown-Young

"I loved our [music] discussion. I live for discussions like that. It's my favorite thing because it means that people care about music, and actually have an opinion. I feel like it's dying. Everyone is just really like, they take a step back, but to actually have conviction about what's good and bad: love it." - Fred Armisen

"So if I can give anyone advice in this business on love and balancing, it's that you truly have to take a second, step back, to figure out who you are and what you want. And it is okay if those people around you don't fit into that. Because what you don't want to do is end up living your life for someone else." - Eva Marcille

"At the end of the day it's going to hurt your feelings if someone says something mean about you, but I've learned to take a step back and ask myself if it's really going to affect me, if this person who I'm never going to know or meet doesn't like me - and it doesn't." - Lauren Conrad

"When I see my staff take a step back because I've lost my cool about something food-related, I say never apologise for your standards. If someone doesn't meet them, then you should explain that and that you want it changed. I want my staff to be like that, too." - Curtis Stone

"Take a small step in the direction of a dream and watch the synchronous doors flying open" - Julia Cameron

"They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time." - Dorothy Day

"I carry around a notebook that is equal parts day planner and journal. Every morning, I check to see what the agenda for the day is, and if there isn't a plan, I make one. I strive to fill the rest of the page with miscellaneous thoughts and ideas and go back through and fill sparse pages as well. If I start skipping days, I know I'm off course and need to take a step back and ground my life." - Kit Williamson

"So take a chance and don't ever look back." - Katy Perry

"Moving forward is not always good, especially when there is a precipice ahead! Know to turn back! Know to step back! Sometimes moving backwards is moving forward!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"My job is to give everyone a chance to catch their breath and step back from all this and get back to work." - Bob Schieffer



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