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If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president, I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion.
In time it will become clear to everyone that support for the policies of pre-emptive war and interventionist nation-building will have much greater significance than the removal of Saddam Hussein itself.
Make no mistake, in this campaign, I will offer the American ideals of economic freedom a clear and unapologetic defense.
So, for instance, let me make this clear: You know I signed a statement. I will not raise taxes on anybody. I don't want to raise taxes on the American people.
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush
The Bible is clear - God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.
I don't think the Egyptian people want to see what is a very clear effort to obtain political and economic rights turn into any kind of new form of oppression or suppression or violence or letting loose criminal elements.
It is very clear that the people in Afghanistan do not want the Taliban back.
The Russians and the Chinese have been absolutely clear they don't want to see Iran with a nuclear weapon.
I mean, honestly, we have to be clear that the life for many Afghan women is not that much different than it was a hundred years ago, 200 years ago. The country has lived with so much violence and conflict that many people, men and women, just want it to be over.
The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency. The country is entitled to both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.
Pope Benedict XVI
The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.
A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
Let me be clear about this. I don't have a drug problem. I have a police problem.
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
King Hussein I
Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.
I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've said.
If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.
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