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#exertion

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Look around, and you see everywhere the exertions and acts of individuals restricted, regulated, or promoted, on the principle of the common welfare.


Friedrich List


#around #common #everywhere #exertions #individuals

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.


Maria Jeritza


#case #demands #dramatic #every #exertion

Shooting Willoughby carrying Marianne up the path. They did it four times. 'Faster,' said Ang [Lee]. They do it twice more. 'Don't pant so much,' said Ang. Greg [Wise (playing Willoughby)], to his great credit, didn't scream.


Emma Thompson


#love-scenes #movies #physical-exertion #love

A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.


William Wordsworth


#almost #blunt #causes #combined #discriminating

The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible; yet, by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over the whole twenty-four hours.


Charles Babbage


#almost #daily #devote #effect #exertion

In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.


Charles Babbage


#attraction #cannot #circumstance #coupled #england

In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.


Leland Stanford


#bill #bright #co-operation #conditions #enterprise

The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.


Blaise Pascal


#exertions #habitual #his #man #measured

To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.


John Ruskin


#expression #imperfection #paralysis #vitality #expression

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability.


Mercy Otis Warren


#acknowledged #adequate #against #british #colonies






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