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    I'm good at giving up control to people who know where they're going and what they want to do. I can sit in the back of a car and ride cross-country if you know where you're going and you know how to take me there.
    — Tyler Perry
    tags: people  control  giving 
     
    Unintended Consequences is full of substance, it is one of the must-read books of the year, and once I finish it I will be giving it a second read through right away.
    — Tyler Cowen
    tags: right  giving  book  read  year  consequence 
     
    The star [Tycho's supernova] was at first like Venus and Jupiter, giving pleasing effects; but as it then became like Mars, there will next come a period of wars, seditions, captivity and death of princes, and destruction of cities, together with dryness and fiery meteors in the air, pestilence, and venomous snakes. Lastly, the star became like Saturn, and there will finally come a time of want, death, imprisonment and all sorts of sad things.
    — Tycho Brahe
    tags: death  time  sad  star  giving  destruction  war 
     
    It's vital to establish some rituals-automatic but decisive patterns of behavior-at the beginning of the creative process, when you are most at peril of turning back, chickening out, giving up, or going the wrong way.
    — Twyla Tharp
    Ageing doesn't mean giving up on style and individuality; it doesn't mean abandoning fashion and living in comfy slippers and flannel knickers.
    — Twiggy
    tags: fashion  living  giving 
     
    Don't leave this world without giving it your all.
    — Tupac Shakur
    tags: world  giving 
     
    I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
    — Tupac Shakur
    tags: people  giving 
     
    He that resolves upon any great and good end, has, by that very resolution, scaled the chief barrier to it. He will find such resolution removing difficulties, searching out or making means, giving courage for despondency, and strength for weakness, and like the star to the wise men of old, ever guiding him nearer and nearer to perfection.
    — Tryon Edwards
    I come alive by giving back, seeing my children smile and hearing them laugh, standing up for things I believe in, achieving a goal, being there for those who need me, spending quality time with my husband, and indulging in "me moments," whether it's a vacation or just a night out with friends.
    — Trista Sutter
    One quality of entrepreneurship is just persistence, not giving up because you have road blocks and also not giving in because other people tell you that you're nuts. You are nuts and you should be proud of it. Stick with what you believe in.
    — Trip Hawkins
    When you are giving a certain portion of your life to people and you're selling it sexually, you're selling it sensually, and you're selling it romantically - for you to then take that portion that you give only to fans away and to give it to one person, it kind of... if they don't approve, it might be crickets for me.
    — Trey Songz
    tags: people  giving 
     
    I can't think of any sentiment which is finer than being in a position to give people something they like. I love giving, I am rather embarrassed at receiving.
    — Trevor McDonald
    tags: people  giving 
     
    Stop trying to change someone who does not want to change. Stop giving chances to someone who abuses your forgiveness. Stop walking back to the place where your heart ran from. Stop trusting their words and ignoring their actions. Stop breaking your own heart.
    — Trent Shelton
    When you want your body to perform at a high level, it's important to make sure you are giving your body quality nutrients.
    — Travis Browne
    tags: body  giving  quality 
     
    I'm very giving. Even if it's for nonsense, I'll give it to you.
    — Tracy Morgan
    tags: giving 
     
    A certain giving up of control is good for the soul.
    — Tracy Letts
    tags: soul  control  giving 
     
    Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance.
    — Tove Jansson
    One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.
    — Tory Burch
    tags: talent  giving 
     
    I have a really, really strong work ethic and I learned that from my dad because my dad was a workaholic but he always had even more time for us. As hard as he would work, he always made the time. So it's just about balancing family, I think, and work - and giving everything 100%. And that's what he taught me.
    — Tori Spelling
    tags: time  work  ethics  giving  strong 
     
    I don't want to sit on the sidelines and not value the gift of being here. Instead of the idea of time ticking away, the grains of sand running out, I try to think of time as giving me another grain of sand, another gift. So time passing is an accumulation, rather than a diminishing.
    — Tori Amos
    tags: time  value  giving  gift  running  ideas 
     
    I'm not not going to stop giving away what I feel about something.
    — Tori Amos
    tags: giving 
     
    Is your place in heaven worth giving up these kisses
    — Tori Amos
    tags: giving  kiss  heaven  worth 
     
    I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
    — Tori Amos
    tags: people  giving 
     
    We all like to think the world ends when we do. The truth is our acquaintances, our friends, and our loved ones all live on, and through them, so do we. It's not about what you had, but what you gave. It's not about how you looked, but how you lived. And it's not just about being remembered. It's about giving people a good reason to remember you.
    — Tonya Hurley
    tags: truth  people  live  world  friends  giving 
     
    [Carrie Fisher] could talk about issues that very few people could. She could make her bipolar disorder both real and entertaining. Carrie deserves a lot of credit for giving voice to traumas that few people feel comfortable talking about.
    — Tony Taccone
    tags: people  giving  real 
     
    If you could help millions of people, you can certainly make millions of dollars. I try to influence everyone I know to be a giver because the person that benefits most by giving is the giver.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: people  giving  help  influence 
     
    Success does not mean taking, it means truly growing and giving
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: giving  success 
     
    I want people to be inspired to do what's in front of them. If you won't give a dime out of a dollar, don't talk to a billionaire about giving their money away because if you don't give a dime out of a dollar, I can promise you, you're not going to give a 100 million out of a billion. It's a lie.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: people  lies  giving  money 
     
    The Secret of living is giving
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: secret  living  giving 
     
    The most important thing is contribution because the secret to living is giving. If you catch on to that you start realizing that there's nothing you can get that comes close to what you can give. Life is calling all of us to be more than just about ourselves and that is when we get that spiritual hit.
    — Tony Robbins
    You've got to bring the emotion, and you have to understand that you can't touch other people if you're not touched. You can't move other people if you're not moved. So if you're just giving some frickin talk you've memorized over and over again, you're going to have a flat affect. If you've just got a bunch of visuals on the screen that are leading your talk, hang up your shoes and get the hell out of there.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: people  emotion  hell  giving 
     
    You can be a They and be a billionaire. Not all billionaires are happy and fulfilled. My whole thing is, add value to whoever you meet. Sometimes, the value is just being happy and loving, giving an extra couple of moments to look someone in the eye. Nothing replaces authentic feeling and emotion.
    — Tony Robbins
    As a species, we're not only wired to choose today over tomorrow, but we hate to feel like we're losing out on something. The bottom line is, if we feel like we're losing something we avoid it, we won't do it. That's why so many people don't save and invest. Saving sounds like you're giving something up, you're losing something today. But you're not.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: people  hate  giving  invest  tomorrow 
     
    My view is my entire life has been shaped by giving when I didn't have it. Some idiot who's wealthy and doesn't give, they'll rot in their own selfishness. I'm not worried about them. What I'm really interested in is the day-to-day person, human beings who want to go to another level of their life.
    — Tony Robbins
    People are irrational. What I want to do is let's take the irrational aspects out of it and let's just break this down. And you and I, let's go and see if we can't master this thing, a few steps at a time without giving up your day job, without having to give up your whole life.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: time  people  master  giving  job 
     
    It felt natural. That is what I remember most about becoming a father halfway through my 20s. As if Mother Nature was giving me the big thumbs up.
    — Tony Parsons
    tags: nature  giving  father  mother 
     
    At Zappos, one of our core values is to Pursue Growth and Learning. In the lobby of our headquarters, we have a giving library where we give away books to employees and visitors that we think will help with their growth, both personally and professionally. I can't wait to add The Compound Effect to our library.
    — Tony Hsieh
    Skateistan's not just about skating. It's giving people life skills and hope for the future.
    — Tony Hawk
    tags: people  future  giving  hope 
     
    Even though Eve ate the fruit first, God went looking for Adam. It had been Adam whom God had revealed himself to as LORD God in the context of giving Adam divine instruction.
    — Tony Evans
    tags: giving  divine  god  adam 
     
    The publicists are the gatekeepers, and they wield a lot of power. They're the ones giving you access to their clients.
    — Tony Danza
    tags: power  giving 
     
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