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The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Pope John Paul II
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes, let them live up to their pretensions, let them abandon the academy and go out there and work politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone de Beauvoir
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much.
John Kenneth Galbraith
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?
Arthur C. Clarke
I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.
George W. Bush
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne
Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.
I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
Under this president, we have a government that has grown too big, too costly and now even more overbearing by forcing religious entities to abandon their beliefs.
Believe it or not, lots of people change their majors and abandon their dreams just to avoid a couple of math classes in college.
I think each role takes a little from you and circles around you for the rest of your life. I don't think you ever abandon any of them.
Everyone living under the social contract we call democracy has a duty to act responsibly, to obey the laws, and to abandon certain types of self-interested behaviors that conflict with the general good.
I'm not suggesting people abandon musical instruments and start playing their cars and apartments, but I do think the reign of music as a commodity made only by professionals might be winding down.
I've always been afraid of video games - not afraid that I wouldn't like them, but that I would like them too much, and that after mere seconds in front of any particularly bright and absorbing game, I would abandon all ambition, turn into a mouth-breathing zombie, and develop a wide, sofa-shaped rear end.
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
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