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Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince — so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he's no Prince Charming!

Anne Hathaway

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I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.

Oliver Goldsmith

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The elements that create glamour are not specific styles — bias-cut gowns or lacquered furniture — but more general qualities: grace, mystery, transcendence. To the right audience, Halle Berry is more glamorous commanding the elements as Storm in the X-Men movies than she is walking the red carpet in a designer gown.

Virginia Postrel

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Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Most women would say they relate to 'Hedda Gabler' — there's a part of her in them. Ibsen was writing about a deep ambivalence that many women feel about domesticity. I think about myself and friends of mine — we have some of Hedda's qualities and traits.

Annette Bening

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My mother believed in curses, karma, good luck, bad luck, feng shui. Her amorphous set of beliefs showed me you can pick and choose the qualities of your philosophy, based on what works for you.

Amy Tan

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The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.

Warren Bennis

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We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.

Carl Jung

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My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Qualities — quotes and aphorisms

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Winston Churchill

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Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius

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Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.

James E. Faust

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Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.

Khaled Hosseini

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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