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Team Obama is exploiting the power of high government office to intimidate lawful, peaceful contributors who support limited-government causes.
Shrinking someone's stomach to the size of a walnut with surgery is one way to battle obesity and diabetes and may be lifesaving for a few, but it doesn't address the underlying causes.
The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
I am an adamant feminist. It never occurred to me to take my husband's name when we married. I am a supporter of abortion rights, of equal pay for equal work, of the rights of women prisoners, of all the time-honored feminist causes, and then some.
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
Especially when you deal with comedy, you have got to be really honest because it's the honesty and the spontaneity that causes people to chuckle, that catches people.
True terrorism, you know, weaponized fear. In defense of ourselves, we're fighting - actively fighting something else. But if you're going to fight terrorism, to me, you fight the root causes of terrorism.
The truth is, what Americans enjoy about football is much of what makes the sport dangerous. However, I believe there must be a way to find the art of success and vitality in football, without the driving the level of impact that causes serious risk of head trauma, paralysis and other life-changing injuries.
It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world.
Leaders must pick causes they won't abandon easily, remain committed despite setbacks, and communicate their big ideas over and over again in every encounter.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
Orson Scott Card
Botox not only helps with wrinkles, it actually makes you feel more relaxed as frowning causes tension.
In China anything less than 6% growth is a recession meaning that it also causes financial problems and it's disruptive and it's a problem.
It causes me great pain to sue the company I work for. Nevertheless, I had to do it. Suffice it to say, there's a dispute and I believe I haven't been given what is mine.
I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation.
Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us.
I don't do anything in order to cause trouble. It just so happens that what I do naturally causes trouble. I'm proud to be a troublemaker.
It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes trouble.
All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
For me, one of the major reasons to move beyond just the planting of trees was that I have tendency to look at the causes of a problem. We often preoccupy ourselves with the symptoms, whereas if we went to the root cause of the problems, we would be able to overcome the problems once and for all.
The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects.
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
One of the causes close to me is human trafficking, and I was first aware of it when I was modeling in Thailand. I came home to Canada and did more research and found out how big the problem was.
Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge.
I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so.
I will continue to help the political causes I believe in in any way I can.
But as for activism, my parents did what they could, given the constraints, but were never involved in the causes I think of when I think of activists.
It's good for people to believe in causes larger than themselves.
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