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A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
What you want to worship above youth, I think, is beauty, and beauty is so beyond just appearances after a while. Because you can be with someone who's good-looking; if they open their mouths and they're an idiot, then they cease to be beautiful very quickly.
I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
James K. Polk
I seek to lead a democratic Pakistan which is free from the yoke of military dictatorship and that will cease to be a haven, the very petri dish of international terrorism.
There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
F. H. Bradley
Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before.
I'm still a soldier, fighting with my pen and paper for peace till the day I cease.
They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves.
Cease to be a drudge, seek to be an artist.
Mary McLeod Bethune
President Obama, like every other leader on Earth, is still going to be looking out for national and economic interests. States don't cease to be states overnight just because they get a great visionary as their new president.
Full disclosure: I went to university as an eager young feminist for many reasons - to get away from my parents, to soak up literature and knowledge, to cease being a child, to expand my mind and my world.
Janine di Giovanni
Happy is the person who can laugh at himself. He will never cease to be amused.
For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority.
Now that I am a deputy, I will cease to be an agitator.
To say that people would cease to come to California if they would have to pay more taxes is to underestimate the advantages of being in California - mightily.
I work out in a studio. Every day, regardless where I am, at least two hours. I need it. I can't cease it.
If these theatres didn't exist, the tradition of British theatre would cease to exist.
Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character - that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman!
In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root.
The minute you succumb to outside pressure, you cease to be creative.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody?
From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor.
By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
We have agreed with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to cease all acts of violence against the Israelis and against the Palestinians wherever they are. Tranquility and quiet that will be witnessed and in our land, starting today, is the beginning for a new era.
Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease.
Capital, however capital may be defined, would practically cease to exist as an income producing fund, for the simple reason that if money, wherewith to buy capital, could be obtained for one-half of one per cent, capital itself could command no higher price.
John Buchanan Robinson
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