Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
I suppose a fire that burns that bright is not meant to last.
We are not people who touch each other carelessly; every point of contact between us feels important, a rush of energy and relief.
Are you asking me to undress, Tris?' A nervous laugh gurgles from my throat. 'Only ... partially
The person you became with her is worth being.
Dead people can be our heroes because they cant disappoint us later; they only improve over time, as we forget more and more about them.
How they became friends was no great mystery, but now they remained so, braided together beyond their shared college quarters, this transcended the usual alchemy of optimism and obligation that kept friendships intact, kept people from fading into other categories: old friend, college friend, just someone I once knew. None of the four would ever be just anything to the others...
Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture.
We estimated that we could make one of four cylinders with 4 inch bore and 4 inch stroke, weighing not over two hundred pounds, including all accessories.
I'm used to adapting my novels for feature film - it can be challenging to cut and compress three or four hundred pages into two hours of dramatic action.
I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.
Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.
I was an all-around player - if I was just a scorer, there's no way the Hawks would have won 50 games four years in a row.
I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered.
When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
'Flip' is an anthology of four short films, and I am in the one called 'Massage,' along with Sandeepa Dhar and Viraj Patel.
One in four corporations doesn't pay any taxes.
For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane.
When I returned to Armenia after four months in Brazil, I was still quite skinny and weak, but I had technique and skill.