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I hope that Americans will give careful and well-informed thought to root causes and historical realities, in which case I think they will question why a supposedly 'legitimate' state such as Israel has had to conduct decades of war against a subject refugee population without ever achieving its goals.
Twitter's a great way to tell people across the world what I care about and, hopefully, motivate them to join me in furthering my causes.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Even though disciplined sleeping habits and the adrenalin of live radio ensures that we are very awake while on duty, there is evidence of a phenomenon called circadian desynchronosis which causes one's brain to function slowly at those times of day when it thinks it should be asleep, regardless how wide awake the body is.
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.
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
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.
Most of us in the baby-boom generation were raised by full-time mothers. Even as recently as 14 years ago, 6 out of 10 mothers with babies were staying at home. Today that is totally reversed. Does that mean we love our children less than our mothers loved us? No, but it certainly causes a lot of guilt trips.
Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego's fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life.
Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
Orson Scott Card
The painter who is familiar with the nature of the sinews, muscles, and tendons, will know very well, in giving movement to a limb, how many and which sinews cause it; and which muscle, by swelling, causes the contraction of that sinew; and which sinews, expanded into the thinnest cartilage, surround and support the said muscle.
Banking technology has made it simple and efficient to invest in good causes.
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.
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.
Being asked to support humane meat means being asked to support the suffering of animals in transport, to approve of treatment that causes them palpable fear, their bodies shaking and their eyes wide as saucers, as they are slung by their legs into crates that are slammed onto the back of a truck.
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
Team Obama is exploiting the power of high government office to intimidate lawful, peaceful contributors who support limited-government causes.
It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world.
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.
So we gravitated to shows and issues and causes that made people care.
Botox not only helps with wrinkles, it actually makes you feel more relaxed as frowning causes tension.
I'm not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
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.
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.
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.
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.
During my lifetime, I realized that discrimination was not accidental, that there were structural roots and causes to it. So if we wanted to change women's lives, we need to deal with those root causes.
Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time and compared accurately with one another. Causes and cures for unhappiness can be quantified.
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