Top 100 Do Something Important Quotes

#1. Every day I would wake up and think, 'Today is another missed opportunity to do something important.' After enough days like this, you start feeling like you are getting old, even when you are relatively young. We are all natural entrepreneurs, and being manacled to a desk job is not for us.

Brian Chesky

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#2. I didn't know growing up what I wanted to do. I finally settled on broadcast journalism as a way to satisfy the urge to perform and also do something important, which is to give people in a democracy information to make good decisions.

Mort Crim

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#3. I just wanted to do something important.

Norman Rockwell

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#4. Ever since I was a little boy, I dreamed I would do something important in aviation.

Neil Armstrong

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#5. When I was fresh out of law school, I had a burning desire to do something important, to have an impact in some way, but I didn't know what it was.

Jennifer Granholm

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#6. Originally, I wanted to do humanitarian work. I actually feel that getting into acting, which fate has led me to, is my window and path into humanitarian work. I always said I want to do something important. And I feel this work is what's helping me get there.

Evangeline Lilly

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#7. The de'clic (DEH-kleek) is an aha moment when a child figures out how to do something important on his's a welcome sign of maturity and autonomy.

Pamela Druckerman

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#8. I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.

Jack Ma

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#9. I want to do something important in my life, and I think that adding beauty to the world with books ... really is important.

Cynthia Rylant

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#10. Somehow I got the feeling at an early age that I had to do something important with my life.

Madeleine M. Kunin

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#11. The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.
Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you
find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.

Debbi Fields

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#12. Charter laws do something really important. They give educators the freedom and flexibility that they need to attain results. But we also have to invest a lot in the leadership pipeline to take advantage of that freedom and flexibility.

Wendy Kopp

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#13. Usually we think a person is obligated to do something that would benefit many people, but what if that "something" is committing murder? Which is more important, doing good - or not doing wrong?

William Irwin

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#14. Every time you do something that is important, write down what you expect will happen.

Peter Drucker

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#15. something important is indeed at stake that has to do with the relationship between female liberation and female beauty.

Naomi Wolf

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#16. The more she thought about it, the more she realised both sides had lost an important alternate perspective. And maybe that was what she'd been created for.
A girl from both worlds, who'd seen the follies and triumphs of each side.
And her job was to shake things up and do something new.

Shannon Messenger

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#17. Morals are not the important thing-nor enlightenment-nor civilization. A man can do absolutely well without them, but he can't do without something to eat. The supremest thing is the need of the body, not of the mind and spirit.

Mark Twain

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#18. I want to inspire people to be better, to do better, to dance better, and I want to help to grow this next generation. That's something that's really, really important to me, and I just want to be freaking good at everything I do.

Vivian Nixon

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#19. Facebook is a really exciting place trying to do something really important that I really believe in. And it matters.

Sheryl Sandberg

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#20. People remember what they want to remember and forget what they want to forget. If you told him something was important to you and he forgot to do it, he blew you off.

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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#21. A message To the children who have read this book. When you grow up and have children of your own, do please remember something important. A stodgy parent is no fun at all! What a child wants -and DESERVES- is a parent who is SPARKY! - Danny, the champion of the world.

Roald Dahl

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#22. The only thing that's important is that every day I'm waking and doing something that I really love to do.

Brit Marling

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#23. I've learned in my life that it's important to be able to step outside your comfort zone and be challenged with something you're not familiar or accustomed to. That challenge will allow you to see what you can do.

J. R. Martinez

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#24. It's so important to do something every day that will make you happy

Bob Ross

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#25. Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think.

Hugh Jackman

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#26. I do get up in the morning and I try to spend at least half an hour meditating and reading something spiritual. I start my day with meditation and prayer, and I truly believe that all the stuff you do on the outside isn't as important as what you do on the inside.

Alana Stewart

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#27. If you're putting your name on something, it's really important to be a part of it, or else people will just do whatever they want with it. And then it's not really you, and it won't be true.

Lauren Conrad

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#28. I have been sitting around waiting for an opportunity to get to do something that matters for so long. Not just that matters in the world, which I think that season, in particular, had a very important meaning for a lot of people, but for me, as an actress.

Sarah Paulson

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#29. I feel like every time I take on a movie, it's important that the possibility of failure exists, and of the unknown, because it's a challenge to do something I haven't done before and something I have to try to work out.

Marc Forster

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#30. I'm doing what I think I was put on this earth to do. And I'm really grateful to have something that I'm passionate about and that I think is profoundly important.

Marian Wright Edelman

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#31. I want to do something big, something important.

George Bailey

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#32. Connecting the world is really important, and that is something that we want to do. That is why Facebook is here on this planet.

Mark Zuckerberg

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#33. Because Margo knows the secret of leaving, the secret I have only just now learned: leaving feels good and pure only when you leave something important, something that mattered to you. Pulling life out y the roots. But you can't do that until your life grown roots.

John Green

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#34. You can only make so much money in life and only enjoy so many creature comforts. The important thing is to do something meaningful-to leave something behind.

Roone Arledge

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#35. Think about what you like to do and don't talk yourself into something for fear of being left out. That being said, it's important to try different things. Push yourself out of your comfort zone and you may surprise yourself.

Amy E. Spiegel

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#36. Clary: So, do you mind if I ask something? Its personal but important.
Simon: What is it?
Clary: With the whole Mark of Cain thing, does that mean that if I accidently kick you during the nightm I get kicked in the shins seven times by an invisible force?
Simon: Just go to sleep, Fray.

Cassandra Clare

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#37. I was 17 when I left the small Maine town where I'd grown up. I wanted to do something I thought was important with my life, so I headed to California and didn't look back.

Patrick Dempsey

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#38. You think the only thing you can do is leave, but that won't help you. You're forgetting something very important. Actually, you're forgetting two very important things." He paused. "Come to think of it, you're probably forgetting a lot, because you got your head knocked -

Jennifer L. Armentrout

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#39. I know it's important to do more than just complain when there's something you don't like. You need to try to do something about it, or you're nothing but a whiner.

Jean Ferris

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#40. To do great work, you need to feel that you're making a difference. That you're putting a meaningful dent in the universe. That you are part of something important.

Jason Fried

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#41. I basically have two ways I start writing. Either I'll start with something about myself, or something that happened to me that seemed important, or I'll start with some idea I have that doesn't have much to do with me. But one will always lead to the other.

Chelsea Martin

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#42. Zynga is about fun. Fun is important. Fun is good. And to have the ability to do something fun for 10 or 15 minutes that's right at your fingertips and involves your friends, well, that's better than television in terms of social connectivity.

Reid Hoffman

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#43. I enjoy talking to young people, and talking to people about helping young people. That part is not a chore. It's pretty fun, and something I like to do because I think it's important.

Tony Dungy

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#44. My brother was very important to me. And he played guitar. So that's what I wanted to be. I wanted to be a guitar player. So he was the first one to inspire me to do something with my life. And I was so glad that he was there.

Bootsy Collins

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#45. My career is very important and I'm pretty ambitious. Marriage is not a priority, not the focus of my existence. Of course, you don't plan something like that, do you? It always catches you by surprise.

Megan Gallagher

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#46. Having experienced personally and through my family the tragedy of Chile is something always present in my memory. I do not want events of that nature ever to happen again, and I have dedicated an important part of my life to ensuring that and to the reunion of all Chileans.

Michelle Bachelet

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#47. Believing in yourself and what you do is so important. It took me a long time to find that confidence. If you're an artist and you're taking risks, then you're doing something right if some people don't get it.

Kate Voegele

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#48. Never underestimate the power of being popular in pop culture. You have to be able to do something. You can have a good seat at the restaurant, but you still have to pay for the meal. Fame is important, but to be rich is more important.

Gene Simmons

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#49. I thought he should have realized sooner that important people don't show up very often, and you should hold on to them when they do. Maybe I was smarter than he was all along, because that was something I'd always known.

Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

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#50. Every single important thing we do is something we didn't use to be good at, and in fact, might be something we used to fear.

Seth Godin

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#51. I do wear a lot of hats, and sometimes people get confused with all that I do, but one thing that I am extraordinarily passionate about is furthering women's rights. I think it's something that's incredibly important, not just for girls everywhere but also boys to get involved in.

Adora Svitak

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#52. This is the tragedy and woe of the hour
that we neglect the most important One who could possibly be in our midst
the Holy Spirit of God. Then, in order to make up for His absence, we have to do something to keep up our own spirits.

A.W. Tozer

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#53. I see that idea that we need a new form as something critical. I mean, we do need to invent and not be benchmarking all the time. That's important to me.

William McDonough

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#54. When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.

Elon Musk

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#55. I don't think it's an ethical or moral issue, or even that people are stupid, but I do feel like as a culture things are out of balance, perverted, and inverted. Things that are ridiculous are worshipped, and things that are important are ridiculed. I think that's something worth thinking about.

Ian MacKaye

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#56. I think the most important thing you can do is to keep drawing no matter what. And to not be afraid of drawing whatever interests you. If there is something that you want to draw, to make, then I think you should pursue it and not let anybody tell you that you can't do it.

Brian Selznick

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#57. For nearly two years, I was flying above the planet with my camera. I knew straight away that this was something important to do, just at this moment, a portrait of the planet for the millennium year. I worked in 80 countries, fighting for money all the time.

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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#58. The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on.

Tyler Perry

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#59. My relationship with religion is very strong because it was my hope, and it gave me two things very important in my life. It gave me the belief and it gave me a point to reach: Don't do something bad to the people next to you.

Riccardo Tisci

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#60. he said: (1) accept yourself, (2) forget yourself, (3) find something to do and to care about that is more important to you than you are.

John Holt

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#61. The most important thing is not to allow yourself to find an excuse that will let you not to do something you really want. Doing compromises makes people weaker.


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#62. I came to these lands because when a man threatens me and I look away, he has taken something important from me. If I fight and die, all he can take is my life. My courage, my dignity remain. Shall I do less for the nation I have made? Shall I allow them less honor than I claim for myself?

Conn Iggulden

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#63. Art is so subjective
it means something different to every person. The important thing for it to do is to touch on the senses and emotions.

Michelle Malone

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#64. I loved throwing a baseball. It is so important to find something in life you feel crazy about. Because you are so passionate you naturally practice. The hard work that it takes to do something well will come easily.

Jim Abbott

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#65. Whenever you get a clear impulse to do or try something different, especially when the idea seems to "come out of nowhere", it's usually something that will turn out to be immensely important to your life path.

Susan Biali

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#66. Just because you can build a machine that is better than a person at something doesn't mean that it is going to have the ability to learn new domains or connect different types of information or context to do superhuman things. This is critically important to appreciate.

Mark Zuckerberg

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#67. The important thing is staying together if you want to do something special.

Yannick Noah

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#68. What happens outside of us doesn't count. That's something we don't have control over. It's what we do with it, the way that we react to it, that's important.

James Lee Burke

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#69. This might be the most important question for every creator and maker in the world: how do you make something new if most people just like what they know? Is it possible to surprise with familiarity?

Derek Thompson

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#70. I crave the freedom of knowing that if I want to do something, I can do it. It's important that I live in such a way that I can maintain a direct response to ideas.

Errollyn Wallen

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#71. The paradox is that I have no love for myself as a human being, but I have immense pride in the music I make, and I believe it has an important place. Others do, too, and the thousands of people with Morrissey tattoos certainly proves something.


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#72. Acting is really important to me, so I think it would be really hard for me to do something I didn't believe in.

Maggie Gyllenhaal

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#73. Whatever you could do with your hands was important because it kept you in a motion of being able to produce something, and producing something kept you balanced in a way.

Ingrid Betancourt

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#74. There are things we can all do to help, including carpooling and traveling only when necessary, in order to save gas during this time. However, there is also something more important which we can all do: buy only the gas which you need.

Jo Bonner

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#75. I've had phases where the compass point seems lost. It can happen for various reasons, among them, that you're trying to do something outside your skill set; your skills have to catch up with the things you see in your head. But it's important to make all of those paintings, even the failed ones.

Joe Bradley

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#76. It is always important to have something yet to do in life.

Viktor E. Frankl

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#77. I happen to agree with many of President Obama's policies, but in our system, it is often as important how you do something as what you do.

Jonathan Turley

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#78. Leaving feels good and pure only when you leave something important, something that mattered to you. Pulling life out by the roots. But you can't do that until your life has grown roots.

John Green

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#79. If we long for our planet to be important, there is something we can do about it. We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.

Carl Sagan

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#80. 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

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#81. It seemed like the only thing to do was to crank the volume of my tape of British music in protest. Even though I was the only one who could hear it, I felt like I was doing something important.

Joe Pernice

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#82. I think that in my plays you can come in for 20 minutes and get something out of it. I'd like to do a play that would run for days. I don't think time is that important. Nature doesn't hurry the sky, the changing clouds and sunsets.

Robert Wilson

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#83. If you want to do something and you feel in your bones that it's the right thing to do, do it. Intuition is often as important as the facts. 663

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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#84. It's so important to me that I feel like I'm doing something that's never been done before, whether that's in the show, or I'm writing a song. I can exist in this little box here, but I have to do something new with it.

Rivers Cuomo

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#85. Gesualdo was very important to me, I wanted to do something which corresponded to him.

Gyorgy Ligeti

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#86. The majority of people who claim to be overworked work less than they think they do, and many of the ways people work are extraordinarily inefficient. Calling something "work" does not make it important or necessary.

Laura Vanderkam

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#87. What is important, I think, is to reach as many people as you can and do it as well as you can. Reach them and inspire them or amuse them, or maybe in some odd moments help them to discover something they hadn't thought of before.

Max Von Sydow

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#88. Gay marriage is absolutely something that I am in full support of and a big advocate of, and I think it's an important issue, but there's a reason that I don't talk about politics and why I'll never be in politics. I am not the person to ever do that.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

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#89. If something is very important to you, you will always find a way to do it

Andy McDermott

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#90. It's not enough to do something. It's important to do the right thing.

Cinda Williams Chima

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#91. I don't know why it so happens in life that one absolutely can't do something simple but important.

Sasha Sokolov

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#92. Humor is imperative, more important than food. You have a choice when someone dies. You can lie down or get back into life. Do something for someone else.

Doris Roberts

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#93. I think its just important to do something. Some sort of exercise. I get asked this a lot. It's important to do something you enjoy, and something that is useful for yourself. You get far more enjoyment out of something you like to do, so you're more likely to stick with it.

Nick Youngquest

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#94. If we want a spaceship built or the distance of a star measured, we call in the experts. But when we want something really important done, we collect twelve ordinary folks to do it. As I recall, the founder of Christianity did the same thing.

Sidney Sheldon

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#95. Art is very mysterious. I wonder if you can really do any damage to art. I think that when we're writing, something comes through or should come through, in spite of our theories. So theories are not really important.

Jorge Luis Borges

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#96. It's important to e alive in those moment, especially when you're doing something you love to do.

Jenifer Lewis

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#97. I think something that's very important for us to communicate is usually very simple. Like breathing: Breathing is very simple. You don't do a dissonant 9th harmony or something in breathing. You just breathe, you know. I think that's how it is with very important messages.

Yoko Ono

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#98. I consider my greatest strength my complete and utter faith in a loving God. Strong family values are also important and I do not hesitate to write them into my books. My reader mail tells me this is something that readers especially like about my books.

Debbie Macomber

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#99. The happiest and most successful people I know don't just love what they do, they're obsessed with solving an important problem, something that matters to them.

Drew Houston

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#100. Acting and making art is just something I love to do, and I love to tell stories that feel important, honest and necessary.

Zoe Kravitz

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