Getting Ahead Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 71 Sayings About Getting Ahead

#1. Getting ahead cannot be the only motive that motivates people. You have to imagine what a good life is. - Author: Henry Giroux
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#2. There are certain things I can't do, certain pitches I can't hit. You stay away from them. You try to wait for pitches you can hit. The bat speed isn't what it used to be. You make up for it by using your head, working counts, getting ahead in counts and getting pitches to hit and hitting them hard. - Author: Chili Davis
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#3. Are you afraid of getting hurt?" I asked.
"I'm scared of what's ahead for the person who will...he'll live for a time without my presence. It makes me think... Will I be able to endure just watching over him from wherever I'll be going? - Author: Jessamine Verzosa
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#4. No one ever owns a cat," he corrected her. "You share a common habitation on a basis of equal rights and mutual respect . . . although somehow the cat always comes out ahead of the deal. Siamese particularly have a way of getting the upper hand. - Author: Lilian Jackson Braun
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#5. Can anyone survive without faith, however its labeled? No matter how you live, it seems, you need faith to get by, to get ahead. - Author: Deborah Feldman
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#6. Winning isn't getting ahead of others. It's getting ahead of yourself. - Author: Roger Staubach
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#7. Success depends on getting good at saying no without feeling guilty. You cannot get ahead with your own goals if you are always saying yes to someone else's projects. You can only get ahead with your desired lifestyle if you are focused on the things that will produce that lifestyle. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#8. getting ahead of me, but that is correct. Say it - Author: Andy Andrews
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#9. I would have gone right ahead but the only thing, the only phenomenon that's going on now of course, which is different in my experiences, is that you are getting things planted in the Net by people about the Woman in White on the Net. That's not a nice change. - Author: Andrew Lloyd Webber
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#10. It wasn't like I was expecting Senior year to be some amazing experience. If anything, I was prepared for it to be pretty much a letdown. Everyone would be looking ahead to college and getting sick of seeing the same faces we've been looking at for the last three years. - Author: Jenny O'Connell
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#11. The key ingredient to progress, to getting ahead, is to leave a foundation behind. - Author: Dov Seidman
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#12. I'll always put policy ahead of politics and I think people expect that. They're sick of the politics getting in the way of decent outcomes for people. - Author: Richard Di Natale
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#13. The problem with being happy in the moment is, moments never last. Things change whether you want them to or not, which makes it only smart to keep looking ahead. That's how people avoid getting hit by cars. - Author: Laura Peyton Roberts
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#14. We learned about dignity and decency - that how hard you work matters more than how much you make ... that helping others means more than just getting ahead yourself. - Author: Michelle Obama
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#15. One strategy for getting ahead is being incredibly good at a particular skill; you need to be world-class to stand out for that skill. In my case, I layered fairly average skills together until the combination became special. - Author: Scott Adams
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#16. Most actors and actresses are consumed by careers and getting ahead. - Author: Jenna Dewan
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#17. It's never either-or, never enjoyment versus advancement, so long as you conceive of advancement in terms of learning rather than climbing to the next rung of the professional ladder. You are getting ahead if you learn, even if you wind up staying on the same rung. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#18. Why does getting ahead always have to involve getting up early? - Author: Elizabeth Jane Howard
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#19. Have you ever noticed that your ugliest friend is the most afraid of getting ruffied? It's like relax. YOU can take the coaster off your drink. There are at least three of us in line ahead of you. - Author: Natasha Leggero
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#20. A lot of people forget how important it is to be creative. We get caught up in getting ahead and in day-to-day minutiae. But creativity is a fundamental mode of expression, as is being tenacious and standing by your own convictions and passions, even if it's not the 'popular' choice. - Author: Tabatha Coffey
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#21. We have a lot of inequality, and I'm not a one-issue candidate, because I don't think this is a one-issue country. So I want to knock down all the barriers that stand in the way of people getting ahead and staying ahead. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#22. Seeing people ahead of time and getting acquainted with the space you're playing in is important to getting comfortable in that place. - Author: Brian Bell
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#23. The key to getting ahead is setting aside 8 hours a day for work and 8 hours a day for sleep - and making sure they're not the same hours. - Author: Gene Brown
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#24. I mean, I could go ahead and cut my head off in the guillotine, and it looks great, ... Well, now you turn on CNN and guys are really getting their heads cut off ... As insane as our fantasy world gets, it's nowhere near as scary as reality. - Author: Alice Cooper
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#25. Having a head is not enough, you must get ahead - Author: Saji Ijiyemi
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#26. Wherever we are, we can improve our chances of getting ahead by keeping a book in hand - Author: Michael Hyatt
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#27. When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. - Author: Thomas A. Edison
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#28. I'm ambitious. I do think you have a tendency to be less happy sometimes when you're a seeker. You can be disenchanted because you're not getting what you want, and you're always striving and looking ahead instead of just being in the moment. - Author: Matt Dillon
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#29. Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.
- Author: Sophia Loren
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#30. I have enormous respect for Tom Daschle. The NRA has not yet taken a formal position on which I'm aware of on this matter, and I think Tom may be just getting a little ahead of things. - Author: John Dingell
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#31. There has been a noticeable decline in the labor factor in all wealthy countries in the past 20 years. The rich are getting richer, but those at the lower end aren't moving ahead as quickly as the capitalists. - Author: Kenneth Rogoff
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#32. In my experience, boys are predictable. As soon as they think of something, they do it. Girls are smarter - they plan ahead. They think about not getting caught. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#33. You cannot get ahead while you are getting even. - Author: Dick Armey
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#34. Everyone has a head but not everyone get ahead - Author: Saji Ijiyemi
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#35. Getting along with others is the essence of getting ahead, success being linked with cooperation. - Author: William Feather
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#36. Fear of want, no doubt, makes every living creature greedy and rapacious, and man, besides, develops these qualities out of sheer pride, which glories in getting ahead of others by a superfluous display of possessions. - Author: Thomas More
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#37. I've always been looking ahead, which is a good thing, but getting married slows you down and kids slow you down, a little bit. You look ahead, but you've gotta learn to enjoy what you have. - Author: Brendan Fehr
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#38. One of the cries from the people was, don't forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government. - Author: Connie Sellecca
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#39. Anytime you start getting a real tangible relationship with something that's been blown up to a legendary status, you just realize that every part of it is just people getting ahead. - Author: Seth Avett
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#40. I hear from patients who say their doctor said, 'If you want to take Vitamin C, go ahead and do it. It won't harm you, and it may do you some good.' More and more physicians are getting convinced about the value of large doses of Vitamin C. - Author: Linus Pauling
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#41. E are trained as children to get good grades, get a good job, get a good spouse, get children, get ahead. In all this getting we get something else: anxiety and depression. - Author: Peter McWilliams
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#42. In ninth grade, I came up with a new form of rebellion. I hadn't been getting good grades, but I decided to get all A's without taking a book home. I didn't go to math class, because I knew enough and had read ahead, and I placed within the top 10 people in the nation on an aptitude exam. - Author: Bill Gates
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#43. She knew that sex was a means of getting ahead and saw nothing wrong in exploiting male weaknesses for her own purposes. - Author: Alice Walsh
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#44. He'd once told me that the art of getting ahead in New York was based on learning how to express dissatisfaction in an interesting way. The air was full of rage and complaint. People had no tolerance for your particular hardship unless you knew how to entertain them with it. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#45. But until then, and right now, the sun is bright, the air is cool, my head is clear, there's a whole day ahead of us, we're almost to the mountains, it's a good day to be alive. It's this thinner air that does it. You always feel like this when you start getting into higher altitudes. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#46. I often think about, 'How do we return to a simpler way of living? Is there some way that we can start to think of each other as human beings again, instead of worshiping money, instead of worshiping electronics, instead of worshiping getting ahead just for me?' - Author: Giancarlo Esposito
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#47. You can spend your life competing in a world that talks too loud / You can lose your own direction getting lost among the crowd / Confusion - is it any wonder that the road ahead's not clear / Well you can try too hard to find it now I realise it's here - Author: Kim Wilde
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#48. Getting even with somebody is no way to get ahead of anybody. - Author: Cullen Hightower
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#49. Connor was....getting farther and farther ahead of me. I was frozen. And sometimes I feel like I haven't quite thawed. - Author: Debra Dockter
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#50. Life is a walk in the fog. Most people don't know that. They're fooled by the sunlight into thinking they can see what's ahead. But it's the reason they are forever getting lost or falling into ditches or committing matrimony. - Author: Jack McDevitt
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#51. Running the race
Like a mouse in a cage
Getting nowhere but I'm trying
Forging ahead
But I'm stuck in the bed
That I made so I'm lying - Author: A Fine Frenzy
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#52. Bit if you look too long at the small rights, Jake - the ones that lie close at hand - it's easy to lose sight of the big ones that stand farther off. Things are out of joint - going wrong and getting worse. We see it all around us, but the answers are still ahead. - Author: Stephen King
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#53. Middle-age should be shot. Things about it gall me. First, that those younger despise the thought of getting old, and, hence, me. Second, that those older despise the thought of me being younger, and, hence, me. So here I am, pressed from both sides, forced to wear blinders - FULL SPEED AHEAD! - Author: Chila Woychik
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#54. I try not to think about that [getting Oscar] ahead of time. You just try to do the best work you can, and then you get the movie out there, and we've been hearing good things. But you never know, you don't want to get too high, and you don't want to get too low. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#55. What preoccupies us is the way we define success. If you see your life purely in terms of money and power, then everything in your life becomes about 'Am I getting ahead?' and that is truly a barbaric way to live, because it eliminates huge chunks of our humanity. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#56. Educational equality doesn't guarantee equality on the labor market. Even the most developed countries are not gender-equal. There are still glass ceilings and 'leaky pipelines' that prevent women from getting ahead in the workplace. - Author: Michelle Bachelet
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#57. Listen carefully to what I am saying - and be wary of the shrewd advice that tells you how to get ahead in the world on your own. Giving, not getting, is the way. Generosity begets generosity. Stinginess impoverishes. NEVER WITHOUT A STORY - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#58. I have such bad memories, sitting in the back of a classroom, being told, you know, everybody is going to read a paragraph, and skipping ahead to my paragraph and being mortified and trying to read it enough times so that I wouldn't stutter and stammer, getting called on, even in high school. - Author: Vince Flynn
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#59. (On getting married at 19)
We told ourselves we had forever and we never looked back. The problem was that we never really looked ahead. - Author: Crystal Woods
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#60. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. - Mark Twain - Author: David Allen
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#61. The secret to getting ahead is getting started. - Author: Mark Twain
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#62. Leaders in OVER their heads is the mere result of getting ahead of their intended SEASON. - Author: John Paul Warren
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#63. You're getting ahead of yourself, Danika!" she said bracingly. "One thing at a time. Those home things can be wrong! Don't panic until it's time to panic! Maybe you're just dying of some horrible disease and you aren't even pregnant at all? - Author: Madelaine Montague
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#64. With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt ... because love is an amazing feeling. - Author: Britney Spears
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#65. The art of getting ahead in New York was based on learning how to express dissatisfaction in an interesting way. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#66. But I get ahead of myself, which is nearly as bad as getting Above Myself. - Author: Mal Peet
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#67. We need to focus on green jobs: solar, wind, geothermal, biomass. There's so many opportunities. But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve. - Author: Alexi Giannoulias
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#68. There, little girl, don't read,
You're fond of your books, I know,
But Brother might mope
If he had no hope
Of getting ahead of you.
It's dull for a boy who cannot lead.
There, little girl, don't read. - Author: Alice Duer Miller
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#69. We found that success correlates more closely with confidence than it does with competence. Yes, there is evidence that confidence is more important than ability when it comes to getting ahead. This came as particularly unsettling news to us, having spent our own lives striving toward competence. - Author: Katty Kay
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#70. My feet beat out a steady muffled rhythm. My thoughts participated in each step, never getting ahead of me. - Author: Rory Stewart
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#71. The trick to getting ahead is to give it the same effort you give to getting even. - Author: Robert Breault
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