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I had a very active inner life as a kid. There's a good album or two worth of stuff that I can bring out on a rainy day if I have a loss for inspiration or whatever - even now.
The active part of man consists of powerful instincts, some of which are gentle and continuous; others violent and short; some baser, some nobler, and all necessary.
Francis W. Newman
I feel very happy to be living in Berkeley because there are a lot of people who are politically active here.
I haven't been very active in politics.
I am thrilled - I can't stress that enough - thrilled when I see kids getting active.
Listening is active. At its most basic level, it's about focus, paying attention.
My mother was a very positive thinker; she was always active, always doing something good.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I want to rethink 'surrender' as an active verb.
Science regards man as an aggregation of atoms temporarily united by a mysterious force called the life-principle. To the materialist, the only difference between a living and a dead body is that in the one case that force is active, in the other latent.
I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don't use it, you lose it.
We're going to get the Internet we deserve, and those people who are the most active in shaping the Internet to their liking are going to win out.
The Internet empowers individuals to play a more active role in the political process, as Obama's campaign has manifested.
I wasn't an active feminist in the '60s, never have been.
Men's moral principles are weak enough without their being made subordinate to selfishness; and their selfishness is quite active enough, without any such effort as Christianity makes to constitute it the mainspring of all their conduct.
Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
Every child, woman and man has a right to enough nutritious food for an active and healthy life.
I just want people to know that if they want to change the direction of the country, they can do it, but only if they're active, informed, and engaged.
The Czech Republic is a dynamic United Nations Member State, active on the Human Rights Council, contributing to the peaceful settlement of disputes, and helping other countries to achieve a democratic transition.
Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.
I enjoy being active, but I look forward to the day when I can retire to the Internet.
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
I have a lot of interests in global issues, as you know, humanity, inequity, arms control, and I continue to be active on all these issues.
The arrangement of the words matters, and the arrangement you want can be found in the picture in your mind. The picture dictates the arrangement. The picture dictates whether this will be a sentence with or without clauses, a sentence that ends hard or a dying-fall sentence, long or short, active or passive.
I think we have responsibilities to be active in the things we believe in, regardless of what our job is. At least in my lifetime, there has been a tremendous combining of activism and music, that came up in the era of Pete Seeger and the Weavers and Joan Baez and Bob Dylan and Peter Paul & Mary.
Experimentation is an active science.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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