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Actually, to be an effective person politically in this country, I think you have to be thirty or over, and also you have to be rich, well-placed, you have to be close to power. And I don't think that young people, because they look young, can do much, as I think they are counterproductive.
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.
To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse us and close doors to further inquiry, they are likely to be wrong.
E. O. Wilson
Never had he found himself so close to those terrible weapons of feminine artillery.
Painting is as close as a person can get to actually capturing the heat of the moment.
When I'm on a location, I pick a restaurant that's close and private and eat all my meals there.
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.
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 ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect.
One journalist estimated my liquid net worth at $25 million. That's pretty close. My houses are worth another $7 million.
Keep your families close together, and love and honor your children.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I've never even come close to having a one-night stand.
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.
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.
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.
I was very close to my mother as the youngest of three. She was my playmate.
We always play clubs. It's not something that I feel above. Those are my favorite shows because they're intimate, they're tight, their sweaty, they're hot. You're close to the people. Those are my favorites.
When people ask what I write about, that's what I tell them: 'The drama of human relationships.' I'm not even close to running out of material.
I'm very optimistic because I think that the real strength of a nation like the United States comes from blending cultures. There's no way that you can close the frontiers anywhere. The borders are there to be violated permanently.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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