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Can you believe approximately 17 percent of American children ages 2 to 19 years are obese? How about this fact: approximately 60 percent of overweight children ages 5 to 10 already have at least one risk factor for heart disease? We are all to blame for this - parents, schools, kids - all of us.
Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
L. Frank Baum
Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Michel de Montaigne
I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
Minds ripen at very different ages.
Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.
One cannot comprehend Him through reason, even if one reasoned for ages.
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
With actors, all our ages are out there for all to see - you can't hide anything, really. And it's kind of a relief. This is my age, this is what I look like without makeup on - who cares? That youth culture - that lying about your age - it's all denial of death anyway.
The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.
This sunlight linked me through the ages to that past consciousness.
One of the saddest things about publishing is how quickly it ages what it touches. The frenzy involved in getting books on shelves, and in putting the word out that they're there, moves at a speed that is not the speed of writing, let alone of reading.
The noblest men of all ages, Christian saints of the most transcendent spirituality have attained their wonderful development through the spiritual rays of this planet because of the intense feeling of Oneness with the divine and with all that lives and breathes in the universe.
Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Henry Ward Beecher
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
Honore de Balzac
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and to explain what does not exist.
John F. Kennedy
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