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Prediction is structurally inseparable from the business of punditry: It creates the essential image of indefatigable authority that is punditry's very architecture; it flows from that calcified image, and it provides the substance for the story that keeps getting told about the inevitability of American progress.
Just because people are in authority, if it doesn't seem right, don't do it. If it violates your own principles, don't do it.
That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine.
My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
I don't believe in competitions between artists. This is insane. Who has the authority to say someone is better?
The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem.
I believe very confidently in the truth of Scripture, where it says that there is no authority, no power given to man except as given by God.
Steven Curtis Chapman
They don't want to be reminded that there is an authority higher than the authority of the state.
Of course the UN brings in a lot of moral authority.
We have one authority and one law and everyone has the responsibility to follow that law and that authority.
Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That's why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .
That's why editors and publishers will never be obsolete: a reader wants someone with taste and authority to point them in the direction of the good stuff, and to keep the awful stuff away from their door.
Walter Jon Williams
I'm the guy who wrote The Authority Song. Did they think I was kidding? Did they think it was only a song to entertain?
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
Economic support from the rest of the Arab states to the fledgling Palestinian Authority in the West Bank is virtually non-existent.
Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.
'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
My father made with me one serious mistake which I see parents about me making. He got himself somehow into the awkward position of an authority; I thought he knew and was right on everything - for a while.
No! on Human Rights and Freedom, on a subject that is as self-evident as that two and two make four, there is no need of any written authority.
There should be no effort, consciously or otherwise, that will lead to the erosion of institutional credibility and authority.
Especially if you don't have a job that's providing fulfillment in your technical expertise, there is a lot of reward to working on a very smart and demanding community that will respect you and will give you leadership and authority based on what you do.
For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority.
In order to be a lieutenant, you've got to have authority in your voice. No matter how young your face looks, you've got to let your guys know that you're in charge.
I didn't have any concept of age or authority. I remember realising, Oh, the world has rules and we don't.
Moon Unit Zappa
In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels.
Georges Jacques Danton
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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