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A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.
Richard M. Nixon
Consciousness conceives, governs, constructs, and becomes the activity of the body.
When cowardice is made respectable, its followers are without number both from among the weak and the strong; it easily becomes a fashion.
After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.
I have a role now that I think becomes me. I am a grandmother.
What is frustrating is being told that no matter how hard I've worked, it counts less than my appearance. Although if you're not considered conventionally attractive, that also becomes an issue: you know, you're a feminist because you couldn't get a man.
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The larger the state, the more callous it becomes... the colder its heart. It is also true that the bigger the corporation, the more callous its heart. But unlike the state, corporations have competition and have no police powers.
Every good man progressively becomes God. To become God, to be man, and to educate oneself, are expressions that are synonymous.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent.
Space only becomes ordinary when the frontier is no longer being breached.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
When war comes, two things happen - profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them.
It well becomes a young man to be modest.
Books arrive in my head all at once, and then it becomes an 18-month process of getting it all down on paper.
At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life.
Jon Stewart is exactly the same guy he's always been, only with money. He knows that the moment he really believes he's important, the funny goes away and he becomes Bill O'Reilly, except shorter and Jewish.
Confidence-building is not something that can go on forever. If it goes on forever then it becomes counterproductive.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Without aggression, it becomes possible to think well, to be curious about differences, and to enjoy each other's company.
Margaret J. Wheatley
If you are part of a religion that very strongly insists that you believe then to decide not to do that is quite a big hurdle to jump over. You never forget the thought process you went through. It becomes part of your whole intellectual picture.
What actor do you really take seriously who becomes a singer? It's kind of ridiculous. I can't think of anybody.
To make an activity joyful, keep adding things until the activity as a whole becomes more appealing than repulsing.
Wes Anderson's mind must be an exciting place for a story idea to be born. It immediately becomes more than a series of events and is transformed into a world with its own rules, in which everything is driven by emotions and desires as convincing as they are magical.
Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think.
In the books I have written, I have created in my mind a universe. My kids say I have a village in my head and I live in that village, and it's true. When I start writing a book, characters from previous books reappear. All my emotions, my mind, my heart, my dreams, everything becomes connected with a new book, and nothing else really matters.
The world starts to exist, for Americans, when we are in conflict with a place. And then all of a sudden, Afghanistan pops up on the TV screen and it becomes a place. And it exists for three weeks, and then it disappears into thin air.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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