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I am close - too close - with my family.
Before I lost my voice, it was slurred, so only those close to me could understand, but with the computer voice, I found I could give popular lectures. I enjoy communicating science. It is important that the public understands basic science, if they are not to leave vital decisions to others.
There's a great deal to say in the Bible about the signs we're to watch for, and when these signs all converge at one place we can be sure that we're close to the end of the age.
The close Turkish-Israeli relations go back to the late 1950s - military intelligence, commercial, more recently, tourism and cultural relations.
Computers seem a little too adaptively flexible, like the strange natives, odd societies, and head cases we study in the social sciences. There's more opposable thumb in the digital world than I care for; it's awfully close to human.
P. J. O'Rourke
To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse us and close doors to further inquiry, they are likely to be wrong.
E. O. Wilson
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
The welfare state is collapsing all around us. There are people that realize that we can't go on this way, but I'm not sure how many people realize how close we are to the collapse of the U.S. financial system.
The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest.
I've been an important star and lived a full life, yet I only hve three close friends. I guess that's all anyone can expect.
Good music is very close to primitive language.
The greatest hope most Americans - including Republicans - had when Barack Obama was elected president was that the election of a black person as the country's president would reduce, if not come close to eliminating, the racial tensions that have plagued America for generations.
Painting is as close as a person can get to actually capturing the heat of the moment.
One journalist estimated my liquid net worth at $25 million. That's pretty close. My houses are worth another $7 million.
Homelessness is an issue close to my heart.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
Patience with family members and others who are close to us is vital for us to have happy homes.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I've never even come close to having a one-night stand.
Keep your families close together, and love and honor your children.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I am skittish about relationships, as most of the marriages I've seen up close have been ruinous for one or both parties.
What girls do to each other is beyond description. No chinese torture comes close.
I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half. It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
David Ogden Stiers
Eros is very close to death. And both things, in a way, balance each other.
I had a very strict upbringing with my dad and was very close to my mum, who was extremely loving.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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