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Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest.
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
James A. Baldwin
Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow.
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.
Any man who holds a woman back is not a man a woman can afford to be with.
I do not live on false promises. I cannot afford to live on bad advice.
When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.
I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.
Since my retirement, I've spent a lot of time trying to help the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. A society like this just can't afford an uneducated underclass of citizens.
Everything we do we should look at in terms of millions of people who can't afford it.
Remember, Republican economic policies quadrupled the debt before I took office and doubled it after I left. We simply can't afford to double-down on trickle-down.
William J. Clinton
There is no one that we can afford to throw away.
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.
I can afford to say what I wish.
J. Paul Getty
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
A considerable share of the world's population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care.
If you can't afford the upkeep of your home, it makes no sense to do a reverse mortgage. You will just end up having to sell eventually when you realize you can't afford the home, and whether you have any equity left after the sale depends on the size of the reverse loan that must be settled.
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
Frank A. Clark
It's this upside-down world that we live in where we afford political correctness to the most intolerant group of individuals on the planet.
Majorities, as such, afford no guarantees for justice. They are men of the same nature as minorities. They have the same passions for fame, power, and money, as minorities; and are liable and likely to be equally - perhaps more than equally, because more boldly - rapacious, tyrannical and unprincipled, if intrusted with power.
It was the early 1970s and I was recently divorced. I had three kids and was totally broke. I managed to find work back east on the straw-hat circuit - summer stock - but couldn't afford hotels, so I lived out of the back of my truck, under a hard shell.
There is too much disagreement for disagreement's sake. In a time of persistent challenges that still call into question our most sacred aspirations as a country, we cannot afford shallow callous divisiveness in our public debate.
I'm not going to fight because I mean too much to our team, and I can't afford to be suspended for a game or do something stupid to get me kicked out of a playoff game.
The problem with fine art is that in most cases people have to make a special excursion to go and look at it: they can't afford to own it. So it isn't really part of their life in the way that music can be.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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