The best Quotes by Nancy Gibbs

The best Quotes by Nancy Gibbs

Nancy Reid Gibbs (born January 25, 1960) is an American essayist, speaker, and presidential historian.

Power is a tool, influence is a skill; one is a fist, the other a fingertip.
Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine.
Be bored and see where it takes you, because the imagination's dusty wilderness is worth crossing if you want to sculpt your soul.
We know what the birth of a revolution looks like: A student stands before a tank. A fruit seller sets himself on fire. A line of monks link arms in a human chain. Crowds surge, soldiers fire, gusts of rage pull down the monuments of tyrants, and maybe, sometimes, justice rises from the flames.
Summer is not obligatory. We can start an infernally hard jigsaw puzzle in June with the knowledge that, if there are enough rainy days, we may just finish it by Labor Day, but if not, there's no harm, no penalty. We may have better things to do.

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Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
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You should know that all power comes at a price. For every bit of power you gain, so too do you gain more responsibility.
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There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
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Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back!
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It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
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For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?
Mark - 8,36
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Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.
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Power resides where men believe it resides.
Lord Varys in Game of Thrones - Season 2 Episode 3
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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
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To look powerful is to be powerful.
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"So, what's your job?"
"I'm a blogger and model on Instagram. How about you?"
"I'm a soldier in Call of Duty."
"That's not a job?!"
"Well, who started it?"
Why would people rather be famous for being sh-t than not famous at all? When did that start?
Influence is a very tenuous matter. I try to avoid it in every respect. I don't want to be influenced by anybody.
Monsieur, when a finger is pointing up to the sky, only a fool looks at the finger.
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I wasn't born with enough middle fingers.
Marilyn Manson - Irresponsible Hate Anthem, Album: Antichrist Superstar
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The conversation between your fingers and someone else's skin. This is the most important discussion you can ever have.
1
The fingers must be educated, the thumb is born knowing.
Sandy: "Listen, I finally got the urologist on the other line."
Norman: "Wexler? Tell him I hope he gets his index finger caught in a wood chipper!"
Norman Newlander in The Kominsky Method - Season 1 Episode 5
Bronn: "There's a Bravosi knife game I could teach ya."
Tyrion: "Does it involve the potential for losing fingers?"
Bronn: "Not if you win."
Bronn in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 9
Falling in love with Anna was the most incredible thing that's ever happened to me. She made me feel like I could crush the world between me finger and thumb.
Marcus Ward in White Lines - Season 1 Episode 2
When I make a fist, it's strong, and you can't tear it apart. As long as there's unity, there's strength.
If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn't type any slower.
Hold your head high, and your middle finger higher!
Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
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Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Gaston: "How can you read this, there's no pictures?"
Belle: "Well, some people use their imagination."
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"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only once."
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
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The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
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Doors are for people with no imagination.
Derek Landy in Skulduggery Pleasant - Der Gentleman mit der Feuerhand
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When a person is lucky enough to live inside a story, to live inside an imaginary world, the pains of this world disappear. For as long as the story goes on, reality no longer exists.
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It's like we talked about, you control this world. Let the pain go, let the hurt go, let the guilt go. What you are imagining right now, that world you control. That place can be as real as any pain.
Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022

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