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Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
James K. Polk
There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.
We are addicted to our egotism, our likes and dislikes and prejudices, and depend upon them for our own sense of identity.
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
During a large disaster, like Hurricane Katrina, warnings get hopelessly jumbled. The truth is that, for warnings to work, it's not enough for them to be delivered. They must also overcome that human tendency to pause; they must trigger a series of effective actions, mobilizing the informal networks that we depend on in a crisis.
Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Personally, I don't ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.
Umm... I don't judge my relationship with Puff or Bad Boy according to other people or past artists. At the end of the day, you are in charge of your career, and you can't depend on no man to do anything for you. I've learned to judge relationships with a person on myself and that person, not what they have done with previous people.
Of course, it does depend on the people, but sometimes I'm invited places to kind of brighten up a dinner table like a musician who'll play the piano after dinner, and I know you're not really invited for yourself. You're just an ornament.
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The more people who are dependent on government handouts, the more votes the left can depend on for an ever-expanding welfare state.
Yes, God does expect us to live holy, consecrated lives. But not even the best of our intentions can make it happen. Thankfully, He doesn't expect us to make ourselves holy. He just wants us to learn to depend on Him to make us holy.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
I boldly assert, in fact I think I know, that a lot of friendships and connections absolutely depend upon a sort of shared language, or slang. Not necessarily designed to exclude others, this can establish a certain comity and, even after a long absence, re-establish it in a second.
Happiness doesn't depend on how much you have to enjoy, but how much you enjoy what you have.
When I work, I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with.
Good economic theory must give the people the chance to use their talents to build their own lives. We must get away from the traditional route where the rich will do the business and the poor will depend on private or public charity.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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