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I gave in, and admitted that God was God.
C. S. Lewis
To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.
Henry David Thoreau
Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
H. L. Mencken
It must be admitted that there are some parts of the soul which we must entirely paralyse before we can live happily in this world.
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.
Pierre de Coubertin
When my parents first arrived there, North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union, and the country was still wild and harsh.
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Pride is a sin that can readily be seen in others but is rarely admitted in ourselves.
Ezra Taft Benson
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren't created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible causes of the events which occur in the real world.
Friedrich August von Hayek
I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball.
For the record, I am not an admitted homosexual, nor am I a homosexual, though I do know the lyrics to every show tune ever written, which might perhaps account for the confusion.
It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat.
There have been tons of politicians who were slow to accept equal rights when it meant changes in the established social order. Many eventually came around, admitted they were wrong, and were forgiven. But the ones who actively choose hate-mongering don't ever get a pass.
Even the biggest coal boosters have long admitted that coal is a dying industry - the fight has always been over how fast and how hard the industry will fall.
Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped.
What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute. When they consist of a limited number of persons, eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of ambition to be admitted on their list.
All the other members of the U.N. were admitted, at the outset or subsequently, but Israel was created by the U.N. as a Jewish state, on the motion of Stalin's ambassador, seconded by President Truman's.
Facebook collects a lot of data from people and admits it. And it also collects data which isn't admitted. And Google does too. As for Microsoft, I don't know. But I do know that Windows has features that send data about the user.
I like to go full bore into something. If you have a backup plan, then you've already admitted defeat.
I think secrets often come out. I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked her if there were people who came to her and admitted to doing horrible things and she said, 'More than you know.'
President Obama has admitted that Medicare is on an unsustainable course and that no amount of tax increases can fix it.
For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
This will be the fourth time I've seen this film. I'm very proud of it and I think it's a great movie for women of any age. And almost every single man I've talked to has admitted to crying.
Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.
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