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There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women's backs.
Kristin Scott Thomas
After the threat of war is gone, we should not turn our backs on the men and women who eliminated that threat. We should embrace them and keep our promises we made to them.
Charles B. Rangel
We got government off the backs of the people of India, particularly off the backs of India's entrepreneurs. We introduced more competition, both internal competition and external competition. We simplified and rationalized the tax system. We made risk-taking much more attractive.
My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results.
Frank R. Wolf
In fact, it works the other way: A government as big and bossy as this one is maintained on the backs of the middle class and those who hope to join it.
I always feel a rise in my scalp or in the backs of my wrists when something is special, whether it be a song or a man.
I think of all the guys that strap a gun on their backs and head to Afghanistan and Iraq to keep us free and safe and maintain what America has stood for.
If I should have a daughter, instead of 'Mom,' she's gonna call me 'Point B,' because that way she knows that no matter what happens, at least she can always find her way to me. And I'm going to paint solar systems on the backs of her hands so she has to learn the entire universe before she can say, 'Oh, I know that like the back of my hand.'
I am not big on jewelry, but I do love hats as an accessory, specifically snap backs and beanies.
States should not balance their budgets on the backs of students.
Last year we had so many people coming in and out they didn't bother to sew their names on the backs of the uniforms. They just put them there with Velcro.
Andy Van Slyke
The music and everything we're doing on the stage and on television backs itself up. If that's what gets people's curiosity going or brings their attention to us, that's fine.
It's often hilarious to me that I'm writing about Tonga or some tropical place and there's a blizzard outside and the cows are on their backs with their hooves in the air.
Catty is not cool. I can't think of anything less becoming than a man who talks about people behind their backs.
Government spending clearly needs some adjusting. But a budget is a statement of our priorities, and balancing our spending on the backs of our nation's seniors is not the right approach.
Perusing colorful storylines on the backs of book jackets, I realized that none of them could possibly be as dramatic as my life to date. Then sadly, I also realized I could never find the ending of my story from the safety of an armchair.
We must stop trying to protect our planet from every imaginable, exaggerated or imaginary risk. And we must stop trying to protect it on the backs, and the graves, of the nation's and world's most powerless and impoverished people.
I really don't look at comparing things that way because even in a 14-game season, there could be a running back who could have a lot more carries than other running backs.
In Detroit, the quarterbacks lift with all the linebackers and running backs and everybody else, so I'm doing that whole thing.
The Ryan budget puts America on the wrong path and attempts to reduce our deficit solely on the backs of our nation's most vulnerable. Instead of reducing opportunities for 99 percent of Americans, it is time for this Congress to come together and put forth an economic agenda that provides every hard-working American with a fair shot at success.
I grew up in central Florida in the nineteen-sixties, barefoot half the time and running around the orange groves where my father worked. I remember flocks of white birds that would lift from the backs of cattle, disturbed by the jackhammers and bulldozers clearing land for Walt Disney World.
As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith.
I have scars on the backs of my arms from dressers in Paris scraping me with pins as I was taking a shirt or gown off.
Even in these times, there are still neighbors that will turn their backs on neighbors.
I don't think anyone went the polls and said, 'I am casting my vote to make sure that Wall Street has better chances to make bigger profits off the backs of the American people.'
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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