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Democracy is an imperfect way of steering between the violence of anarchy and the violence of tyranny, with the least violence you can get away with.
E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone, as far as I'm concerned. I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Don't say Aretha is making a comeback, because I've never been away!
In NFL preseason, the coaches don't use 10% of the playbook. They don't game plan. They do nothing. They don't give anything away for the regular season. They try to get everybody safely through it without anybody getting hurt.
The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
Philip K. Dick
The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.
Robert M. Pirsig
I know people get upset and go, 'They're going to take away the assault weapon'. But who needs an assault weapon? Like, really, unless you're carrying out an assault.
Their memory's like a train: you can see it getting smaller as it pulls away And the things you can't remember Tell the things you can't forget that History puts a saint in every dream.
Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you.
Fame is ultimately about the cycles of desire and how to do away with them or manage them well.
Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.
The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable Matters.
If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the white people I would feel guilty of taking food away from our children's mouths, and I do not wish to be that mean.
I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, 'Where? What?' and turn away.
We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away.
Life doesn't run away from nobody. Life runs at people.
Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you'll find the real tinsel underneath.
Stand up is really fun because if I think of a joke or a funny idea, then I can just go and tell some people and if they laugh, they laugh right away.
And when I was young, my family was perfectly nice. I write a lot about it, as you noticed. But it was rather limited. I think, I don't think anyone in my family would really feel I'd done them an injustice by saying that. We didn't see many people. There were many books. It was as if I wanted to get away from home.
I'd forgotten I'd done the anime called Spirited Away, the English version of a Japanese film.
David Ogden Stiers
What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself - life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.
We're giving our freedoms away. The American experiment was about freedom. Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed.
As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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