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The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Robert A. Heinlein
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Through love one acquires renunciation and discrimination naturally.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Peter
There has to be innate circuitry that does the learning, that creates the culture, that acquires the culture, and that responds to socialization.
Every athlete acquires routines as a way to help control nerves.
Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.
James Truslow Adams
The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine.
We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material - whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability - it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year.
Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society; he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion; but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized.
Once life is finished it acquires a sense; up to that point it has not got a sense; its sense is suspended and therefore ambiguous.
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
The State acquires power... and because of its insatiable lust for power it is incapable of giving up any of it. The State never abdicates.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.
It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened.
Writing for me is quite a plastic form, a kind of mental sculpture, although that sounds weird. It acquires its character and its depth as it goes along.
The Odyssey is the story of someone who, in the course of diverse experiences, acquires a personality or affirms and recovers his personality.
Having culture means we are the only animal that acquires the rules of its daily living from the accumulated knowledge of our ancestors, rather than from the genes they pass to us.
Once DNA acquires the ability to persist forever, the carriers become disposable. Essentially, our bodies are designed to last long enough to reproduce.
S. Jay Olshansky
The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub - he doesn't try to do it all himself.
Organic compounds exist in which a hydrogen atom, joined to the carbon, acquires acid properties as a result of the proximity of certain functional groupings.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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