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We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find ourselves without experience, despite our years.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Despite all the achievements of civilisation, the human being is still one of the most vulnerable creatures on earth.
Let your family, staff, and friends know that you're still the same person, despite all the publicity and notoriety that accompanies your position.
I am convinced that, despite what you think of Obama, I don't think Obama has a person-to-person connection with people. I think people love him because of his race and feel sorry for him, object of sympathy. I think people feel he's a victim, he portrays himself as a victim of America; he gets sympathy that way.
I guess probably in my time in politics, it continued to be affirmed to me that the African-American community, despite being subscription television's most valuable customers, they are very underserved by cable and satellite television programming options.
J. C. Watts
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I'm more relaxed about life now that I'm older. I like it, despite the wrinkles. It's what I feel inside that's precious.
Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren't civil war, they are democracy at work, and that's beautiful.
When those of Jewish blood exhibit moral or intellectual superiority, genius or special talent, we feel pride in them, even if they have abjured the faith like Spinoza, Marx, Disraeli or Heine. Despite the meditations of pundits or the decrees of council, our own instincts and acts, and those of others, have defined for us the term 'Jew.'
Louis D. Brandeis
Men are restless, adventurous. Women are conservative - despite what current ideology says.
Despite the characterization of some that teaching is an easy job, with short hours and summers off, the fact is that successful, dedicated teachers in the U.S. work long hours for little pay and, in many cases, insufficient support from their leadership.
My own way of writing is very meditated and, despite my reputation, rather slow-moving. So I do spend a good deal of time contemplating endings. The final ending is usually arrived at simply by intuition.
Joyce Carol Oates
Despite what many Americans think, most Soviets do not yearn for capitalism or Western-style democracy.
Despite the impression you may have from watching too much TV, movies are not about reproducing reality. They're about telling stories.
Despite the usual idea of a figure skater, I have no rhythm when it comes to even walking off the ice. I fall off curbs all the time.
I've traveled around the world, and what's so revealing is that, despite the differences in culture, politics, language, how people dress, there is a universal feeling that we all want the same thing. We deeply want to be respected and appreciated for our differences.
Despite the fact that feminists say they're not getting a fair deal, women are still very powerful.
What is faith? If you believe something because you have evidence for it, or rational argument, that is not faith. So faith seems to be believing something despite the absence of evidence or rational argument for it.
Despite being in showbiz, I have a very real approach to my life. It plays off with my social life.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Everything you see is filtered through your visual system (imperfect) and your brain (also imperfect, despite what your mom told you). Witness testimony is the worst kind of evidence in science.
Despite the Obama administration's proclaimed commitment to global Internet freedom, the executive branch is not transparent about the types and capabilities of surveillance technologies it is sourcing and purchasing - or about what other governments are purchasing the same technology.
Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.
Despite its flaws, the American electoral system has produced Lincoln, the two Roosevelts, and Harry Truman.
The U.S. spent billions of dollars to build a secular, professional national Iraqi army but failed because, despite all the U.S.-supplied guns, tanks and planes, the Iraqi military fell apart when challenged by a band of terrorists.
Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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