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Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
When I say that human beings are just gene machines, one shouldn't put too much emphasis on the word 'just.' There is a very great deal of complication, and indeed beauty in being a gene machine.
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
I make preparations both to live and to die every day, but with the emphasis on not dying, and on acting as if I was going to carry on living.
The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were.
I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it's the government's role to provide everything.
The giant white cube is now impeding rather than enhancing the rhythms of art. It preprograms a viewer's journey, shifts the emphasis from process to product, and lacks individuality and openness. It's not that art should be seen only in rutty bombed-out environments, but it should seem alive.
What's my motto when it comes to money? Don't put so much emphasis on it!
There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show. People generally talk the way they talk in life if you were in this particular situation.
No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has.
The emphasis has been on rights, not responsibilities. When it comes to piecing together the fragments of broken lives, we have tended to place the entire burden on the state and its agencies.
President Obama still places far too much emphasis on relentless testing with standardized exams.
Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.
My mother never put an emphasis on looks. She let us grow up on our own time line. She never forced any beauty regimen into my world.
People put too much emphasis on looks.
Historically, China is not a nation of sportsmen. We traditionally put more emphasis on being close to nature than pushing endlessly to excel. A philosophy that values tranquil contemplation of the landscape cannot easily be adapted to the Olympic slogan of 'higher, stronger, faster.'
My family put a lot of emphasis on homework, so there weren't too many comic books or video games for me, when I was growing up.
I used to be a classic workaholic, and after seeing how little work and career really mean when you reach the end of your life, I put a new emphasis on things I believe count more. These things include: family, friends, being part of a community, and appreciating the little joys of the average day.
All emphasis in American prisons is on punishment, retribution, and disparagement, and almost none is on rehabilitation.
I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.
The trouble with climate change is it's an extraordinarily diverse and complex issue, but for example if the BBC would let me make some of the programmes I'd like to make on climate change, I bet you there would be a change of emphasis.
Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.
Men's competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.
The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.
Americans different in some maybe thoughts or emphasis still have the same ideas. They want a government that lets them be free, that leaves them alone, that doesn't interrupt and interfere with every aspect of their life, that lets them go to work and keep more of what they've worked hard to have.
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
William R. Alger
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