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Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
Thomas A. Edison
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle.
A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
Henry L. Stimson
By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust.
The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense.
Be the chief but never the lord.
The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action.
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.
H. L. Mencken
The clan is nothing more than a larger family, with its patriarchal chief as the natural head, and the union of several clans by intermarriage and voluntary connection constitutes the tribe.
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
Ulysses S. Grant
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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