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We can live our own lives in a way that does not bring reproach on the principles we claim to support.


Jesse Helms


#claim #does #live #lives #our

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.


Mark Twain


#accomplished #basically #claim #crowded #first

Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.


Isabella Bird


#bit #claimed #dried #everybody #gold

So it was flawed in that it didn't require California to have a first claim on the power plants. It deregulated part of the market, but not all of the market.


Gray Davis


#claim #deregulated #first #flawed #market

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.


Richard Dawkins


#almost #become #boast #boasts #claim

A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens.


Peter DeFazio


#boost #bringing #citizens #claim #force

A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image.


Joan Didion


#claims #forever #hardest #his #image

Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages.


David Dinkins


#bit #capital #city #claim #clearly

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.


Benjamin Disraeli


#claims #coming #future #hour #indifferent

There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.


William Drummond


#child #everything #expresses #loudly #love






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