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Top 100 Quotes About Sense Of Direction

#1. Have an intrinsic sense of direction of life. Have a goal-oriented conviction and trust. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#2. When you're young, you don't really know quite what you're aiming at. You're very impulsive and acting on impulse, which is very important and valuable. But you're kind of swimming in a blind sea. When you get older, you have more of a sense of direction. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#3. If we have the sense to give (broadcasting) freedom and intelligent direction, if we save it from exploitation by vested interests of money or power, its influence may even redress the balance in favour of the individual. - Author: Hilda Matheson
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#4. What sort of politics you people do? Such is the way of all parliaments: one can sense even beforehand the trend of voting, in which direction it will turn. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#5. When I start writing a novel, I have no sense of direction, no idea, really nothing. - Author: William Gibson
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#6. Still, wouldn't you, even if entirely secure in your own sense of direction, be at least curious where others were heading, even as you struck out on your own ? - Author: Peter Pouncey
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#7. Chickens have an uncanny sense of direction. - Author: Daniel Pinkwater
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#8. Don't make yourself so special," the dwarf said with a snort. "As if getting lost was some trick that only women knew. I've known men who could get lost in their own bedrooms. The only difference is that men with no sense of direction don't brag about it, the way women do. - Author: Gerald Morris
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#9. Social media is addictive precisely because it gives us something which the real world lacks: it gives us immediacy, direction, a sense of clarity and value as an individual. - Author: David Amerland
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#10. I was one of those people who just flitted about in life. I had no plans and no sense of direction. - Author: Anton Du Beke
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#11. In some sense our aim ought to be to convert the school from an academic institution into an intellectual one. That shift in the culture of schooling would represent a profound shift in emphasis and in direction. - Author: Elliot W. Eisner
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#12. Whatever happens, happens. I can't give you a prediction because Jim (Irsay) and I will sit down at some point and he'll get a feel for where I am and I'll get a sense of what direction he wants to go. Right now, I have no idea. - Author: Peyton Manning
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#13. Of course, the world is full of problems. But on the other hand it's important to get the sense ... are we generally moving in the right direction or the wrong direction? - Author: Bjorn Lomborg
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#14. The sense of community does not arise out of collective movement, nor from conforming to some group direction. Quite the contrary. Each individual tends to use the opportunity to become all that he or she can become. Separateness and diversity - the uniqueness of being "me" - are experienced - Author: Carl Rogers
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#15. She had a distressing sense of life's rushing by before she had a chance to fully make up her mind in which direction she wanted to go. - Author: Hila Colman
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#16. When Indian musicians play a raga it's very restrictive. But, in a way these restraints are essential to liberate yourself through them, if that makes sense. I'm very much of this school of rhythm, it's the direction I'm drawn in when I'm writing and improvising. - Author: John McLaughlin
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#17. Where would I be without my sense of direction. - Author: Ashleigh Brilliant
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#18. Trying to find my way around the Rayburn building is always a challenge. Combining my poor sense of direction with a confusing design is not good. - Author: Gregg Harper
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#19. And while dollars have little to do with it, the fiction writer should be asking the same question any capable film producer would ask: Is this scene truly necessary? It is the kind of thinking that, put into practice, results in a story with a sense of energy and direction. - Author: Les Standiford
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#20. When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#21. I'm well beyond dyslexic: I have no sense of direction; I never know where I am. - Author: Jules Feiffer
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#22. If our homes should provide anything, they should provide a sense of who we are and how we got here, a sense of connection balanced by a sense of direction and progress. - Author: Terence Conran
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#23. He had an instinct for mischief in his head, just as some people have a way with numbers or a clear sense of direction. - Author: Stephen King
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#24. Linux is a complex example of the wisdom of crowds. It's a good example in the sense that it shows you can set people to work in a decentralized way - that is, without anyone really directing their efforts in a particular direction - and still trust that they're going to come up with good answers. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#25. I have a good sense of direction. - Author: Anwar Robinson
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#26. So, I have no sense of direction. In some of us it is a TRAGIC FLAW, and - Author: Elizabeth Wein
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#27. I have a really terrible sense of direction. - Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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#28. I now know my right from my left and my up from my down. Unluckily, my terrible sense of direction remains. For me, to live in New York City is to never be able to meet someone on the northeast corner. It is to never ever make a smooth entrance, always to get caught looking lost on the street. - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#29. Without sense of purpose and clear direction of your life, you will only be building a fake brand of you - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#30. I think it's because we're looking for the meaning. Where is the meaning? We have mindless jobs, we take frantic vacations, deficit finance trips to the mall to buy more things that we think are going to fill these holes in our lives. Is it any wonder that we've lost our sense of direction? - Author: Matthew McConaughey
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#31. She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities
this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Author: Laurie Colwin
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#32. A Vessel out at Sea is like a Woman, with out a Navigator it has no sense of Direction. A Navigator with out a Vessel has no Sense of Purpose. - Author: Rey
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#33. Talent may get someone off the starting blocks faster, but without a sense of direction or a goal to strive for, it won't count for much - Author: David Bayles
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#34. My
emotional compass had vanished. I lost all sense of
direction, of time, of the sense of who I was. I don't know
when it began, or when it ended, but before I knew it I was
locked away, alone and numb in the endless winter of that
world of ice. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#35. That's the most sexist idea I've ever heard," Nellie said harshly. "I'm female, so I have to be clueless. He's male, so he's got a great sense of direction. - Author: Gordon Korman
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#36. I have this recurring nightmare where I'm lost in a strange forest, and my only hope is your sense of direction. Enough to give a fellow the sweats, it is. - Author: Gerald Morris
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#37. I'd like to have a perfect sense of direction. I could get lost with a GPS strapped to my arm. - Author: Lisa Graff
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#38. I have a terrible sense of direction. - Author: Elizabeth McGovern
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#39. Intellect can be helpful, but it needs consciousness to be its master; otherwise it can behave in a very stupid way. It can misunderstand things, it can misrepresent things. It needs a master to guide it, to give it a sense of direction. That master is your being. - Author: Osho
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#40. Never make it without the compass. In the trees, I'd lose all sense of perspective. Direction. Maybe life is like that. - Author: Charles Martin
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#41. As Xenophon said, your obstacles are not rivers or mountains or other people; your obstacle is yourself. If you feel lost and confused, if you lose your sense of direction, if you cannot tell the difference between friend and foe, you have only - Author: Robert Greene
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#42. Bentley is a good bee with a shaky sense of direction and an appetite for mayhem. Just don't call him a drone. He hates that. - Author: John Hopkins
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#43. I question and soul-search constantly into myself to be as certain as I can that I am fulfilling the true meaning of my work, that I am maintaining my sense of purpose, that I am holding fast to my ideals, that I am guiding my people in the right direction. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#44. We always know before the change comes. When a storm approaches, we feel it in the thickness of the air, the tension in the earth awaiting the blanket of snow. We feel the moment the wind changes direction. We sense a shift of power when it is coming. Tonight - Author: Meagan Spooner
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#45. Men display less self-doubt and lead with what seems always like a sense of force and direction. We are not as familiar with women leaders, and so we question their skills. As women, we always need to work harder to prove our competence. - Author: Maureen Chiquet
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#46. Mind you, Thunder Bay has a lot of outskirts. It's actually two cities melded together, so in a sense it has twice as many outskirts as other places. It's understandable that we got lost ... - Author: Paul Quarrington
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#47. Honoria had a plan.
It had come to her in church that morning. (The ladies went; the gentlemen somehow managed to get out of it.) It wasn't terribly complicated; she needed only a sunny day, a halfway acceptable sense of direction, and a shovel. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#48. I am in the Special Operations Executive because I can speak French and German and am good at making up stories, and I am a prisoner in the Ormaie Gestapo HQ because I have no sense of direction whatsoever. - Author: Elizabeth Wein
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#49. I can depend less and less on my own power and sense of direction ... It is so strange to advance backwards and get where you are going in a totally unexpected way - Author: Thomas Merton
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#50. My expectation would be that if we can begin discussions soon, shortly after the Iranian elections, we should have a fairly good sense by the end of the year as to whether they are moving in the right direction. - Author: Barack Obama
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#51. Disregard the study of God, and you sentence yourself to stumble and blunder through life blindfolded, as it were, with no sense of direction and no understanding of what surrounds you. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#52. I am very much in love with something;
What it may be I can't remember;
It will come to me.
That was a roundabout drive in the snow,
Owing to my erratic sense of direction! - Author: Christopher Fry
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#53. On bikeback, there is a delightful sense of self-direction and autonomy. Lately, I have taken to cycling slowly, more fun than the fast, competitive commuter cycling I used to do. No longer do I jump lights or attempt that irritating wobbling thing that semi-professional cyclists like to indulge in. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#54. A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#55. There was a strong sense of being alone, in wintry deadness. Nothing made sense in any direction. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#56. Work extra hard on the beginning of your story, so it snares reader's instantly. And know how you're going to end your story before you start writing. Without a sense of direction, you can get lost in the middle. - Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
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#57. Far better than a precise plan is a clear sense of direction and compelling beliefs. And that lies within you. The question is, how do you evoke it? - Author: Dee Hock
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#58. In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#59. In a sense, we here at the FSRI are like giant wizards at the controls of an incredible machine, operating levers and buttons from behind a great tapestry to provide you with the level of motivation and direction necessary for you to succeed! - Author: Martin Fossum
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#60. We value the clock for its speed and efficiency. The clock has its place, efficiency has its place, after effectiveness. The symbol of effectiveness is the compass a sense of direction, purpose, vision, perspective, and balance. But the empowerment process itself is not efficient. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#61. Mapping does not purport to create an idealistic vision where all teachers agree, love one another, and gather around a campfire and sing 'Curriculum Kumbaya.' What it can develop is a sense of place, of respect, and of new grounds for discussion, disputes, and direction. - Author: Heidi Hayes Jacobs
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#62. You have to have a strong sense of your values and a strong sense of who you are, because there are a lot of events and a lot of people who will pull you in this direction or that direction. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#63. He obviously needed more practice, but no matter how often I abandoned him out there, his sense of direction never seemed to improve. - Author: Kelley Armstrong
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#64. Colonel Maycomb's misplaced self-confidence and slender sense of direction brought disaster to all who rode with him in the Creek Indian Wars. - Author: Harper Lee
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#65. A lot of performing instincts are involved in the business of direction, but so is analysis and having a sense of literature. - Author: Trevor Nunn
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#66. Their world is governed by children, little despots whose needs - school and camp and activities and tutors - dictate every decision, and will for the next ten, fifteen, eighteen years[...] Having children has provided their adulthood with an instant and nonnegotiable sense of purpose and direction. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#67. A constant ongoing joke among the people that I travel with is my absolutely hopeless sense of direction. I'm able to get lost a half an hour from camp. I don't know how I do this. - Author: Tim Cahill
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#68. Leaders must be arrogant enough to believe they are worth following, but humble enough to know that others may have a better sense of the direction they should take. - Author: Alan Murray
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#69. A Quiet Mind Lord, give me a quiet mind, That I might listen; A gentle tone of voice, That I might comfort others; A sound and healthy body, That I might share In the joy of walking And leaping and running; And a good sense of direction So I might know just where I'm going! - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#70. No matter what calamities befall him in everyday life, the true hacker still needs the pressure and inconvenience of four hours of trudging in wind or rain or sleet or sun (or all of them at once), hacking at a white pellet that seems to have a mind of its own and a lousy sense of direction. - Author: Tom O'Connor
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#71. Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility - these three forces are the very nerve of education. - Author: Rudolf Steiner
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#72. You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love? - Author: Lech Walesa
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#73. The problems of our day loom ominously before us. Surrounded by the sophistication of modern living, we look heavenward for that unfailing sense of direction, that we might chart and follow a wise and proper course. He whom we call our Heavenly Father will not leave our sincere petition unanswered. - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#74. Sharing a clear and concise vision spawns a sense of purpose and direction. It attracts success toward you and helps you build an expanding team. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#75. The project workers are the ones most familiar with the territory of the project. If a given direction doesn't make sense to them, it doesn't make any sense at all. - Author: Tom DeMarco
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#76. For me, childhood roaming was what developed self-reliance, a sense of direction and adventure, imagination, a will to explore, to be able to get a little lost and then figure out the way back. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#77. I don't just do music for the clubs, I do music for the struggle. I do music for everyday niggas, the kids who ain't got no sense of direction. I'm trying to restore some of the morals back into the game, as far as the street. - Author: Young Jeezy
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#78. The three rules of the Tipping Point - the Law of the Few, the Stickiness Factor, the Power of Context - offer a way of making sense of epidemics. They provide us with direction for how to go about reaching a Tipping Point. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#79. Everyone wants to be loved; everyone wants to know where they're going in life; everyone wants to have a sense of direction and feel the next day is going to be better than today. We just all deal with it in a different way. - Author: Jason Reitman
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#80. We need the past around us for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it provides a sense of direction. - Author: Peter Mires
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#81. I'm sorry, you see, I have no sense of direction. I've always had nightmares about getting lost. I believe I belong on another planet. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#82. I would make a genuinely terrible guide. I can't remember things. I would get half way through telling a story or explaining something and I would get distracted. Oh, and I have absolutely no sense of direction at all. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#83. I always watch rushes. They give me a sense of whether I'm going in the right direction. You work hard and hopefully get encouragement from what you see. - Author: Kevin Bacon
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#84. I have no sense of direction at all. Thank the Lord for my TomTom, otherwise I'd spend my whole life lost. - Author: Tamsin Egerton
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#85. My father taught me respect for quality as well as a sense of dignity - great values as we face a world going in a different direction. I try to teach my children to stay close to the real things. - Author: Diego Della Valle
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#86. When Christians forget about hope and tenderness they become a cold Church, that loses its sense of direction and is held back by ideologies and worldly attitudes, whereas God's simplicity tells you: go forward, I am a Father who caresses you. - Author: Pope Francis
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#87. It is difficult to spread the contagion of excitement without having a sense of purpose and direction. - Author: Daniel Goleman
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#88. My sense of direction would be the death of me. Metaphorically, at least. - Author: Tara Hudson
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#89. The practical common-sense of modern society, the utilitarian direction which labor, laws, opinion, religion, take, is the natural genius of the British mind. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#90. If you have a sense of purpose and a sense of direction, I believe people will follow you. Democracy isn't just about deducing what the people want. Democracy is leading the people as well. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#91. Yes, I have doubted. I have wandererd off the path. I have been lost. But I always returned. It is beyond the logic I seek. It is intuitive - an intrinsic, built-in sense of direction. I seem to find my way home. My faith has wavered but has saved me. - Author: Helen Hayes
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#92. What's troubling is that because the camera is 3D, the northern part of the screen isn't necessarily north anymore. So the jungle transforms into the true meaning of a jungle. For someone with no sense of direction like myself, I get lost in the caves every time. - Author: Hideo Kojima
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#93. Hmm, it may have taken him thirty-five years, but he finally found himself a woman with a good sense of direction. - Author: Pamela Tracy
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#94. Without sense of direction, efforts land nowhere. - Author: Saru Singhal
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#95. An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#96. Good Teachers are like Accomplished Drivers on high-risk roads. They have a fabulous sense of direction, control, judgement and respect for signals - they know when to speed, when to stop and when to give way to others. They save innumerable lives everyday. - Author: Kavita Bhupta Ghosh
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#97. There's a societal push for conformity in all rways," he said. "There's less tolerance of difference. And so maybe for some people having a label is better. It can confer a sense of hope and direction. - Author: Allen Frances
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#98. Losing both parents at a young age gave me a sense that you can't really control life - so you'd better live it while it's here. I stopped believing in a storybook existence a long time ago. All you can do is push in a direction and see what comes of it. - Author: Jon Hamm
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#99. She doesn't give you time for questions as she locks up your arms in hers. And you follow till your sense of direction completely disappears. - Author: Al Stewart
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#100. I would step into a place of being lined up with a sense of purpose and my inner compass, and everything was going in the same direction. Then I'd get lazy and get off the track. And then things would start to fall apart, and I'd back up and get it together again. - Author: Kathy Mattea
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