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Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
John C. Maxwell
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.
We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
I say to people who care for people who are dying, if you really love that person and want to help them, be with them when their end comes close. Sit with them - you don't even have to talk. You don't have to do anything but really be there with them.
To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
Part of me is afraid to get close to people because I'm afraid that they're going to leave.
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree.
However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.
No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.
Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My mom and I have always been really close. She's always been the friend that was always there. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn't have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.
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