I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'
Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent, their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful, as those observed to be in human nature.
The soldier is summoned to a life of active duty and so is the Christian.
We must lead in a different way... We must have an active president, who gives strong direction and works with the government for its implementation.
Most women don't play like guys do: they don't wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don't know how to express themselves in a physical, active way.
My own interest in basic aspects of electron transfer between metal complexes became active only after I came to the University of Chicago in 1946.
Berkeley had a liberal element in the student body who tended to be quite active. I think that's in general a feature of intellectually active places.
The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts.
Sometimes an active policy is best advanced by doing nothing until the right time - or never.
I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.
I think with new president Chris Pook of CART, he is very active and strong.
No one has developed active tuberculosis.
I was very active but I was dyslexic and had a really hard time at school.
I was very active in the peace movement, still am.
The base emotions Plato banned have left a radio-active and not radiant land.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active.
It is necessary to take an active part in politics to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth.
I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored by your neighborhood recreation community centers is a great way to keep kids active.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
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