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I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.
Labor gives birth to ideas.
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
E. M. Forster
One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
T. S. Eliot
Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct.
The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.
The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues and vices, and to have determined how good or how wicked that man shall be capable of being.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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