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"Service is taking action to create value for someone else." - Ron Kaufman

"That was all part of giving someone a piece of your heart; they ended up taking a whole chunk of your mind and reserving it all for themselves." - Cecelia Ahern

"Taking up marriage is a good excuse for taking up cursing, I think." - Nancy E. Turner

"Concern for someone else was a good remedy for taking the mind off one's own troubles." - Elizabeth Aston

"If you see someone taking responsibility, give that person authority. If you see someone looking for authority, watch out!" - Loren Cunningham

"Both Mum and Dad were converts to Catholicism, and normally if you convert to Catholicism you have thought about it more than someone who just grew up with it, taking it for granted" - Tony Abbott

"Both Mum and Dad were converts to Catholicism, and normally if you convert to Catholicism you have thought about it more than someone who just grew up with it, taking it for granted." - Tony Abbott

"Someone has to stand up for wimps." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"I like being married. I like taking care of people, having someone to make dinner for." - Ellen Barkin

"I love being with someone, taking care of someone." - Marian Seldes

"If you want something, if you take it for your own, you'll always be taking it from someone else." - Lauren Oliver

"Whatever it means to be a friend, taking a black eye for someone has to be in it." - Gary D. Schmidt

"By nature, I'm very care-taking. There's something really beautiful about cooking for someone and feeding them." - Eric Balfour

"When the eye wakes up to see again, it suddenly stops taking anything for granted." - Frederick Franck

"We will have to give up taking things for granted, even the apparently simple things." - John Desmond Bernal

"They take it up the ass. This is only for taking a shit." - Mel Gibson

"Taking jobs to build up your resume is the same as saving up sex for old age." - Warren Buffett

"I grew up taking it for granted that missionaries were what American boys grew up to be." - Huston Smith

"I'll be excited when I get my heart broken properly for the first time. I'll be like, 'Thank God I've experienced something. Someone wanted to kiss me.' That's when it's going to be interesting: When you break up, they're taking a piece with them." - Sam Smith

"Yes, it sucked getting dumped. But wasn't it better to just be brutally honest? To admit that your feeling for someone is never going to be powerful enough to justify taking up any more of their time? I was doing him a favor, really. Freeing him up for a better opportunity. In fact, I was a practically a saint, if you really thought about it. Exactly." - Sarah Dessen

"One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life." - Iyanla Vanzant

"When you develop an infatuation for someone you always find a reason to believe that this is exactly the person for you. It doesn't need to be a good reason. Taking photographs of the night sky, for example. Now, in the long run, that's just the kind of dumb, irritating habit that would cause you to split up. But in the haze of infatuation, it's just what you've been searching for all these years." - Alex Garland

"When you develop an infatuation for someone you always find a reason to believe that this is exactly the person for you. It doesn't need to be a good reason. Taking photographs of the night sky, for example. Now, in the long run, that's just the kind of dumb, irritating habit that would cause you to split up. But in the haze of infatuation, it's just what you've been searching for all these years." - Alex Garland

"When you develop an infatuation for someone you always find a reason to believe that this is exactly the person for you. It does' need to be a good reason. Taking photographs of the night sky, for example. Now, in the long run, that's just the kind of dumb, irritating habit that would cause you to split up. But in the haze of infatuation, it's just what you"ve been searching for all these years." - Alex Garland

"Strength is taking charge of your own destiny and not waiting on others to do so. You don't have to swear and drink and beat people up and slay monsters. You're allowed to cry and take care of children and cook and get your heart broken and dress up and date and get pregnant. But when decisions have to be made, a strong character makes them and doesn't wait for someone else." - Mur Lafferty

"You can gain more friends by being yourself than you can by putting up a front. You can gain more friends by building people up than you can by tearing them down. And you can gain more friends by taking a few minutes from each day to do something kind for someone, whether it be a friend or a complete stranger. What a difference one person can make!" - Sasha Azevedo

"Strength is taking charge of your own destiny and not waiting on others to do so. You do' have to swear and drink and beat people up and slay monsters. You're allowed to cry and take care of children and cook and get your heart broken and dress up and date and get pregnant. But when decisions have to be made, a strong character makes them and does' wait for someone else." - Mur Lafferty

"Can I smoke now without someone taking my picture?" - Hank Aaron

"Nothing important was ever achieved without someone taking a chance." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Caring about someone doesn't mean taking care of them." - Amy Harmon

"You can begin really looking for a relationship . . . when you can (appreciate) the whole concept of giving to someone, not just taking." - David Bowie

"I am just taking the top fights out there for me. People will get bored seeing me every day knock someone out." - Lennox Lewis

"Reading is a technology for perspective-taking. When someone else's thoughts are in your head, you are observing the world from that person's vantage point." - Steven Pinker

"Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them." - Frank Ocean

"Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us." - John Jay Chapman

"I think when you run by someone and there's a thumbs up or encouragement, that's something that I really love. It's a brotherhood, a support and an appreciation for the effort we're all making. I think it's also about living well, living healthy, taking care of ourselves, getting in touch with ourselves, our bodies, our minds. It's a mind-body connection that running helps enhance." - Gene Baur

"Being able to make a sincere apology - one that says, "Yes, I get it; I screwed up. Your feelings make sense, and I'm taking this seriously" - is at the heart of being successful in leadership, parenting, and friendship, as well as our own integrity and self-worth. And the failure to apologize? Even a good relationship will suffer quietly - because we really feel it when someone won't take responsibility for what they said, or didn't say." - Harriet Lerner

"I think auditions are set up for failure because they're not really the set experience. There's no time to develop the character. You're just looking at someone... if someone's really good in an audition, sometimes they're not good in the film. It's something you learn when you're doing short films. It's the same way that some people do well at taking tests and some people don't. But when you're on a long-term filmmaking process it's a completely different feeling." - Cary Fukunaga

"For me, when I'm coming up to a place where I have to make somebody up, it's almost like driving and taking your hands off the wheel." - George Saunders

"Have pity on those who are fearful of taking up a pen, or a paintbrush, or an instrument, or a tool because they are afraid that someone has already done so better than they could..." - Paulo Coelho

"The nature of human beings is such that we tend not to drift into better behaviors. We usually have to be asked by someone to consider taking it up a level." - Bill Hybels

"In order for a man to feel whole, he needs someone to look up to and someone to look up to him." - Pamela Anderson

"Ranger picked up and there was a moment of silence as if he was sensing me at the other end, taking my body temperature and heart rate long distance. "Babe," he finally said. "Do you know the slum apartment building Bobby Sunflower owns on Stark?" "Yes. It's on the same block as his funeral home." "That's the one. I'm going in to look for someone. If you do' hear from me in a half hour maybe you could send someone to check." "Is this a smart thing to do?" "Probably not." "As long as you know," Ranger said. And he disconnected." - Janet Evanovich

"Ranger picked up and there was a moment of silence as if he was sensing me at the other end, taking my body temperature and heart rate long distance. "Babe," he finally said. "Do you know the slum apartment building Bobby Sunflower owns on Stark?" "Yes. It's on the same block as his funeral home." "That's the one. I'm going in to look for someone. If you don't hear from me in a half hour maybe you could send someone to check." "Is this a smart thing to do?" "Probably not." "As long as you know," Ranger said. And he disconnected." - Janet Evanovich

"Do not be someone looking for [insert]. Be [insert] looking for someone. Suggestions for [insert]: -love -friendship -understanding -appreciation -tolerance -a helping hand -a leg up -an answer" - Robert Breault

"Someone might as well roll up the whole sky, pack it away for good." - Jandy Nelson

"Don't be afraid to speak up, because someone will be there for you." - Demi Lovato

"To stand up for someone was to stitch your fate into the lining of theirs." - Tom Rob Smith

"A sure way for one to lift himself up is by helping to lift someone else." - Booker T Washington

"If we grow weary and give up, the goal remains for someone else to achieve." - Zig Ziglar

"Look for a way to lift someone up. If that's all you do, it's enough." - Elizabeth Lesser

"Someone has to stand up and speak for the freedoms of the little guy." - Christopher Monckton

"Someone up there likes me." - Neil Kinnock

"It's ["Into Thin Air"] there in print forever. It's part of history. People should be above taking someone else down. And for what? For money and egos people are willing to destroy other people to further their careers." - David Breashears

"It's ["Into Thin Air"] there in print forever. It's part of history. People should be above taking someone else down. And for what? For money and egos people are willing to destroy other people to further their careers." - David Breashears

"It's ["Into Thin Air"] there in print forever. It's part of history. People should be above taking someone else down. And for what? For money and egos people are willing to destroy other people to further their careers." - David Breashears

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"I am not taking anything for granted." - Tim Kaine

"Praise and reward create a system of extrinsic motivations for behavior. Children (and adults) end up taking action in order to receive the praise or rewards." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"All New Years is to me is for taking down your dumb Christmas decorations. People who put up Christmas decorations, all they're saying is, 'Hey, we're not Jews.'" - Rich Vos

"There is part of us that stands in quiet witness to what we do, taking notes, waiting for a solitary moment to bring up the subject." - Robert Breault

"There's something about taking a classic movie that people love and doing another version of that, you're setting yourself up for a mistake." - Tim Burton

"We wake up and are grateful for the day. Not taking away from the pain, because the pain will be there. But you live on." - Olivia Newton-John

"I shall endeavour to discharge my duty to society, considering myself only as the citizen, moved by the melancholy necessity of taking up arms for the public safety." - Richard Montgomery

"There is part of us that stands in quiet witness to what we do, taking notes, waiting for a solitary moment to bring up the subject." - Robert Brault

"If we knock on the door until it opens, not taking no for an answer, our lives will be transformed as we step up into a higher awareness." - James Redfield

"When you fuse Christianity with power, it isn't long before Christians start imposing the cross on others rather than taking it up for themselves." - Andrew Sullivan

"Children today will grow up taking for granted that an African-American or a woman can, yes, become the president of the United States." - Hillary Clinton

"As rewarding as a good film role can be, there is just nothing like getting up on a stage and taking an audience for a ride." - Kevin Pollak

"I feel strongly about showing up and being prepared and not taking the opportunity for granted and being conscientious about my fellow co-workers." - Paul Schneider

"I'm not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I'm not looking for the secret to life... I just go on from day to day, taking what comes." - Frank Sinatra

"Taking on responsibilities that properly belong to someone else means behaving irresponsibly toward yourself. You need to know where you end and someone else begins. You need to understand boundaries. You need to know what is and is not up to you, what is and is not in your control, what is and is not your responsibility." - Nathaniel Branden

"I loved couriers. You had this transfer of physical information happening throughout the city and the world. Someone picking up the package, putting it in a bag, going somewhere, taking it out of the bag, giving it to someone else. I thought that was so cool. I wanted to map it, to see that flow on a big screen." - Jack Dorsey

"If you crossed Matthew Henry's path, you would quickly realize that here was someone taking thankful notice of all God was doing for him, and doing so in an attractively joyful way that was infectious." - C J Mahaney

"When someone tells you something big, it's like you're taking money from them, and there's no way it will ever go back to being the way it was. You have to take responsibility for listening." - Banana Yoshimoto

"In recent times, modern science has developed to give mankind, for the first time in the history of the human race, a way of securing a more abundant life which does not simply consist in taking away from someone else." - Karl Taylor Compton

"Battlefield Earth is like taking a bus trip with someone who has needed a bath for a long time. It's not merely bad; it's unpleasant in a hostile way." - Roger Ebert

"Someone might steal your childhood, but they can't steal your will. There is a point where you're given the opportunity in life to stop blaming everyone else and start taking responsibility for your life." - Buck Brannaman

"If you form the habit of taking what someone else says about a thing without checking it out for yourself, you'll find that other people will have you hating your friends and loving your enemies." - Malcolm X

"Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgments gives you the power to change them" - Byron Katie

"To be loved is important as is having a sense of accomplishment but to love is equally important in life especially when it is combined with taking action to do something for someone else to make their life better." - Richard Kiel

"Muse. Mu-se. It's a great thing, for someone to feel that they can draw inspiration from you. And I don't think it's necessarily a man 'taking' from a woman. It can go both ways, both can stimulate, excite." - Chloe Sevigny

"Matthew,' she said, 'have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' For a moment he did not answer. Taking up the decanter he held it to the light. 'Robin can go anywhere, do anything,' Nora continued, 'because she forgets, and I nowhere because I remember.' She came toward him. 'Matthew,' she said, 'you think I have always been like this. Once I was remorseless, but this is another love - it goes everywhere; there is no place for it to stop - it rots me away." - Djuna Barnes

"Matthew,' she said, 'have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' For a moment he did not answer. Taking up the decanter he held it to the light. 'Robin can go anywhere, do anything,' Nora continued, 'because she forgets, and I nowhere because I remember.' She came toward him. 'Matthew,' she said, 'you think I have always been like this. Once I was remorseless, but this is another love - it goes everywhere; there is no place for it to stop - it rots me away." - Djuna Barnes

"I feel like I've been locked up tight for a century, waiting for someone to release me." - Christina Aguilera

"For some reason, people think of me as someone who can do anything I want. And I'm not. You know, I need someone to put up the money." - John Landis

"I always end up taking people that are morally ambiguous." - Billy Crudup

"I've always slightly regretted not taking up Chicago." - John Travolta

"Perspective taking is taking on the perspective of others. It's what we do anytime we buy a gift for someone else ("What would they like?"). So it means breaking the golden rule ("Treat others the way you want to be treated") and instead, acknowledges that others may not want what you want." - David Livermore

"One day I realized that I really needed to stop losing myself in my work and in my addictions. What happens is you just wake up one morning and feel absolutely dead. You can't even drag your soul back into your body. You feel you have negated everything that is wonderful about life. When you have fallen that far, it feels like a miracle when you regain your love of life. That's when you can begin really looking for a relationship. When you can appreciate the whole concept of giving to someone, not just taking." - David Bowie

"Advising the average person to not concern herself with calories but instead to pay attention to hunger triggers and eating foods rick in nutrients-well, it's a wonderful concept. I also love the thought of unicorns jumping over cotton candy rainbows. I'm even considering taking up basketball to see if it makes me taller. Come on already! Suggesting that someone who struggles with his weight does not need to think about calories is as risky as suggesting you not look at price tags the next time you're in the market for a car." - Chalene Johnson

"I'm not someone who dwells upon past events, taking the view that life is too short" - Charles Kennedy

"But it's always taking a risk, when you ... kiss someone new." - Scott Westerfeld

"Laughter means: taking a mischievous delight in someone else's uneasiness, but with a good conscience." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"co-dependence...taking someone else's temperature to see how you feel ..." - Linda Ellerbee

"Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays." - Glenn Close

"I don't want someone taking half a sentence or paraphrasing me... Just too much risk." - Jason Calacanis

"I'm not someone who dwells upon past events, taking the view that life is too short." - Charles Kennedy

"Taking away from someone else will never make you any better." - Renee Olstead

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"Well, I mean, taking time for your art is taking time for yourself, isn't it?" - Lana Del Rey

"It's hard enough for a person to keep their own socks pulled up, let alone someone else's." - Stephen King

"When you lose someone you love, you die too, and you wait around for your body to catch up." - John Scalzi

"Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it." - Frank C. Bucaro

"If people don't have their own vision, all they can do is 'sign-up' for someone else's." - Peter Senge

"Love is giving up your needs for the sake of someone else, in some other words its sacrifice" - Isaac Hanson

"If you are going to wait for someone to encourage you to do something, you just better give up." - Cher

"Being able to motivate girls to reach for their dreams, and giving them someone positive to look up to." - Sabrina Bryan

"An editor should have a pimp for a brother so he'd have someone to look up to." - Gene Fowler

"I'd like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker." - Ernie Harwell

"I'm all for being in love and whenever I like someone, I end up pretty much completely smitten." - Ed Westwick

"Don't wait for someone to call you up. You can do anything. You have all the possibilities in the world." - Luka Sulic

"It's so much easier for me to get up and be someone else than expressing my own thoughts and feelings." - Lindy Booth

"You don't get rewarded for taking risk; you get rewarded for buying cheap assets. And if the assets you bought got pushed up in price simply because they were risky, then you are not going to be rewarded for taking a risk; you are going to be punished for it." - Jeremy Grantham

"This was the first day of our beginning to take up plants: we had much pleasure in collecting them for the natives offered their assistance and perfectly understood the method of taking them up and pruning them." - William Bligh

"In my town, I had only one adult American male role model: my father. I grew up taking it for granted that missionaries were what American boys grew up to be." - Huston Smith

"A rationalist is simply someone for whom it is more important to learn than to be proved right; someone who is willing to learn from others - not by simply taking over another's opinions, but by gladly allowing others to criticize his ideas and by gladly criticizing the ideas of others" - Karl Popper

"The radio is good for taking somebody else's experience and making you understand what it would be like. Because when you don't see someone, but you hear them talking - and, uh, that is what radio is all about - it's like when someone is talking from the heart. Everything about it conspires to take you into somebody else's world." - Ira Glass

"Why is Scottie Pippen taking a charge? Taking a charge is for people with no game!" - Bill Walton

"Not taking the Bible (or other texts based on 'revealed truths') literally leaves it up to the reader to cherry-pick elements for belief. There exists no guide for such cherry-picking, and zero religious sanction for it." - Jeffrey Tayler

"Downstream is always someone else's up." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father's expectations or make up for their father's mistakes...." - Barack Obama

"Everyone has someone they looked up to. Mine was Mickey Mantle. For Alex Rodriguez to idolize me coming up, that makes me feel very good." - Keith Hernandez

"Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backwards after taking a step forwards is not a disaster. It's a cha-cha." - Robert Breault

"Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha." - Robert Brault

"You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride." - Jodi Picoult

"I don't think any actors love taking their clothes off on film, unless you're an exhibitionist, which I'm certainly not. Those are the scenes that you actually dread doing. But, so much more goes into this role. As an actress, it's all about reality, and I'm not a prude. I'm not someone who judges other people for taking their clothes off for roles. I'm not going to show everything, but nudity here or there doesn't faze me." - Tamsin Egerton

"Be a teacher. If someone is acting hurtful toward you, chances are high that they're doing the same to others. By speaking up and taking action, you are helping others who might be hurt from this person unless they are reigned in." - Doreen Virtue

"Actually I'm taking her for a ride," I say slyly, inching my hand up the back of Ella's leg and she slaps the back of my head playfully. "I'm taking you for a ride in my car. And you think I'm the pervert." - Jessica Sorensen

"[C]ultivated risk-taking represents an 'experiment with trust' (in the sense of basic trust) which consequently has implications for an individual's self-identity. (...) In cultivated risk-taking, the encounter with danger and its resolution are bound up in the same activity, whereas in other consequential settings the payoff of chosen strategies may not be seen for years afterwards." - Anthony Giddens

"Everyone is given one gift, a reason for being, and it's our obligation to do something with it. Obviously, it's a challenge - but if you're not taking the bull by the horns, I have no patience for you. You're just taking up space." - Melissa Rosenberg

"America has its roots in a tradition of risk-taking pioneers. In more conservative Europe, if you fail in business or actually end up going to jail for it, you're finished as a businessman for good." - Stelios Haji-Ioannou

"I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!" - Taylor Swift

"People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves." - Ivan Turgenev

"Leave something for someone but dont leave someone for something." - Enid Blyton

"Technology sounds quick and easy, but it ends up taking up too much of your time." - Elaine Equi

"I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest." - Christine Lahti

"I'm standing up for the right of self-determination. I'm standing up for our territory. I'm standing up for our people. I'm standing up for international law. I'm standing up for all those territories - those small territories and peoples the world over - who, if someone doesn't stand up and say to an invader 'enough, stop', would be at risk." - Margaret Thatcher

"I offer my performance as prayer for someone I've worked with as an actor or someone who has died. The image that comes into my head as I walk to the stage, I offer that performance up for that person." - Liam Neeson

"Besides being responsible for myself, I'm now responsible for someone else. And I have to set the right examples. I have to really be someone that I would want my child to look up to." - Nicole Richie

"I want to make people feel things when they hear my music I want to give a song to someone who is going through a break up, I want to give a song to someone who loves someone and can't tell them. A song for someone who has just fallen in love and a song for just people who are living their lives." - Taylor Swift

"Everything is disposable now: disposable lighters, disposable blades, disposable stars. They inflate you up for one big deal and then they look for someone else." - Rex Smith

"Them as can do has to do for them as can't. And someone has to speak up for them as has no voices." - Terry Pratchett

"No matter how good or bad you have it, wake up each day thankful for your life. Someone somewhere else is desperately fighting for theirs." - John Spence

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Breault

"Have you ever felt the longing for someone you could admire? For something, not to look down at, but up to?" - Ayn Rand

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Brault

"We happily give up our freedom and our income in exchange for having someone else take responsibility for telling us what to do next." - Seth

"For every way someone can be lost, we want to provide a practical way for them to be found in the very place they have ended up." - Miles McPherson

"I had this fantasy of becoming a neurosurgeon. You know, the normal Jewish boy fantasy, but I wanted to be a neurosurgeon for some reason. So I started in this unpleasant way. I was an assistant to the coroner, opening up corpses, taking the innards out, opening skulls, taking the brains out." - Joseph Brodsky



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