It is the conquest of this fear that adds half the charm to climbing.
Looking away is submissive. Looking [..] in the eye is a challenge.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Sometimes when you get older—and I’m not talking about you, I’m talking generally, because everyone ages differently—things you think on and wish on start to seem real. And then you believe them, and before you know it they’re a part of your history, and if someone challenges you on them and says they’re not true—why,...
Anytime you play a finalist it’s going to be a challenge.
Okay”, I breathed. “Then what will it take?” I was completely out of my element. Begging a girl to go on a date with me. This was fucked up.””Miss it.”I stared into her cold, blue eyes and knew I’d just met the kind of girl books are written about.
Life is a puzzle, a riddle, a test, a mystery, a game—whatever challenge you wish to compare it to. Just remember, you’re not the only participant; no one person holds all the answers, the pieces, or the cards. The trick to success in this life is to accumulate teammates and not opponents.
I am facing a challenge, I am not facing defeat. Remember this.
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces.
The really cool challenge of ’24’ was learning on camera how to be a dramatic actress. The biggest difficulty was the industry side of things. I was very lucky that I had Joel Surnow, one of the creators of ’24,’ in my corner. Early on, the Fox executives couldn’t believe that I was on the...
… challenge the church to do better, be more of who Christ wants us to be …
Challenges and Changes are part of Life, accept them and move on.
Times change and discoveries are made that render earlier techniques and approaches less effective. Change is inevitable. To remain rigid when the whole world is changing and advancing is to invite misfortune. The AA program in particular is challenged with an opportunity of unprecedented magnitude.
Shiloh had become far too used to it; for all that she paid him no mind, the moment his sharp fangs pierced the skin on the inside of her thigh, her head lolled back against the seat and she closed her eyes. The feeling was still delectable even now.
There was nothing to see in the room, but his brain pulled multiple vivid memories to the forefront of his mind. Entering the house as husband and wife, with Angela holding onto his arm. The night his father died in the downstairs bedroom while he was helpless to do anything but watch from the window;...
He had never cared if his victims lived or died once he was through with them. But not her. He couldn’t allow her to die. The moment he felt that small flutter of her heart, ready to give way to his hunger, he had stopped and gazed down at her for long moments.
If somebody tells me what to do, I will do my best not to do it.