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The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
John F. Kennedy
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn't choose acting. It chose me.
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
Honore de Balzac
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
Charles Caleb Colton
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom; and the ironical thing about it is that it will lose its ease and comfort too.
W. Somerset Maugham
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
My philosophy is that the most important aspect of any religion should be human kindness. And to try to ease the suffering of others. To try to bring light and love into the lives of mankind.
I have my moments. Ever since I was a boy, I never was someone who was at ease with happiness. Too often I embrace introspection and self-doubt. I wish I could embrace the good things.
I love discordancy. It makes people ill at ease and wakes up a part of their brain that's normally asleep.
I like the way black looks. I think I look better in darker clothes. And maybe the fact that I wear black so much makes me more aware of putting people at ease. The black is sort of the bad-guy guise, so I work overtime to make people comfortable.
Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously.
I feel more and more at ease, because I think the older I get, the less pressure there is. People say, 'Well, he's not cutting edge because he's not in his twenties, so he's not expected to be.'
I think a lot of contemplation happens in bathtubs. It does for me. Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what's going to happen next.
I'm great at a deathbed. I've never given tranquillisers or psychiatric medicine. I've given love and fun and creativity and passion and hope, and these things ease suffering.
The origin of all revolutions and corruption, and the spur and source of all base morals are just two sayings: The First Saying: 'So long as I'm full, what is it to me if others die of hunger?' The Second Saying: 'You suffer hardship so that I can live in ease; you work so that I can eat.'
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
I never was someone who was at ease with happiness.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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