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I the chief of sinners am, but Jesus died for me.
I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
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.
It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
Ulysses S. Grant
The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.
James A. Garfield
I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I come from a family of very devout, praying people. That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
I am here by the will of the Great Spirit, and by his will I am chief.
I was known as the chief grave robber of my state.
The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief.
I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself.
Honey, I am the chief of my train. If critics want to hop on board, fantastic. There's plenty of room. The KP train is fun.
The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change.
J. G. Ballard
The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
William Ellery Channing
I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
Gerald R. Ford
The forgotten man... He works, he votes, generally he prays, but his chief business in life is to pay.
William Graham Sumner
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed.
A lot of young girls have looked to their career paths and have said they'd like to be chief. There's been a change in the limits people see.
A friend is a beloved mystery; dearest always because he is not ourself, and has something in him which it is impossible for us to fathom. If it were not so, friendship would lose its chief zest.
John F. Kennedy
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