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The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
He who has made a fair compact with poverty is rich.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Justice... is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed.
There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
The team is completely close. Anything you say outside, there is no chance it will go inside. So the team is really strong and compact. We know what we want and how to achieve it on the pitch.
The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
William Lloyd Garrison
What the world needs is a small, compact, flexible fusion technology that could make electricity where and when it is needed. The existing fusion program is leading to a huge source of centralized power, at a price that nobody except a government can afford.
There is no reason to change this system. I don't think we'll abandon it. For us the most important thing is to be compact in the back. That's the kind of game we have to play here and it will be very difficult to beat us.
As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government.
Words are beautiful but restricted. They're very masculine, with a compact frame. But voice is over the dark, the place where there's nothing to hang on: it comes from a part of yourself that simply knows, expresses itself, and is.
Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
The bringing-about of order is the first and fundamental task of government. We accept limits on our rights for the sake of a larger social compact all the time.
Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered.
As you get older, you know more and more based on your experience, and you have more to share with people who haven't had that experience. But it's an even exchange, because while you're focusing them and giving them craft, they're sharing contemporary taste. So you're prolonging your creative years. You're staying younger, thanks to that compact.
The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security.
Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community.
A piece of art is a compact form of the universe.
Hence a ship is said to be tight, when her planks are so compact and solid as to prevent the entrance of the water in which she is immersed: and a cask is called tight, when the staves are so close that none of the liquid contained therein can issue through or between them.
The good thing about 'Have I Got News For You' is it's a compact show but it still gives everyone space to breathe, and everyone always gets a chance to say something if they want to. It's a very difficult show to dominate, and guests who come on and dominate always fall foul.
Mr. Tyler acquired Texas by voluntary compact, and Mr. Polk California and New Mexico by successful war.
My stories are very compact. I want them to say the most complex things in the simplest way.
I have the most lovely, healthy bouncing baby, she was all very compact and the right size.
My view was that the campaign had been a sacred thing, that it had been a real compact, because I was there and I saw the connection that Clinton made with people, and the connection that they made with him.
Social Security is something that we need to deal with, because people who are working today, who will retire in the future, people who are retired today, they have a right - and it's part of the compact that they can depend on their benefits. We should fix the long-term funding problem of Social Security because that's the right thing to do.
I'd like to do more TV; TV is completely different than working in movies in a lot of ways, it's like making a really compact movie. Because you don't have as much time, especially hour long shows, they move so quickly.
I think there are problems with compact disc copy protection that can't be resolved.
Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient.
It may be that my most helpful contributions to music aren't my compact discs but my articles about other great singers of the past for American Heritage magazine.
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