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Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
P. J. O'Rourke
A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good.
There are certain people who elicit a really passionate response. It's crazy. That's my Alexander Wang theory.
The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
Comedy and horror are cousins; they're related. They both come from storytellers who want to specifically affect the audience and elicit specific reactions during the movie.
The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
The desperate things seem to require attention, the lovely things seem to elicit celebration. If I had to choose, I would go to the awful in the hope that doing something could yield a happier result.
A book is sent out into the world, and there is no way of fully anticipating the responses it will elicit. Consider the responses called forth by the Bible, Homer, Shakespeare - let alone contemporary poetry or a modern novel.
I do not - I never believed it's better to kill a terrorist than to detain him. We want to detain as many terrorists as possible so we can elicit the intelligence from them in the appropriate manner so that we can disrupt follow-on terrorist attacks.
John O. Brennan
Before, I was terrified on stage. I only play guitar during the acoustic songs. After a while, you can elicit certain responses from the crowd, like Elvis.
When you make speeches you elicit expectations against which you will be held accountable.
Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public.
If people think they can elicit from me whatever terms they want, they are mistaken.
The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
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