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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.
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.
My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
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 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.
No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has.
The emphasis should be on why we do a job.
W. Edwards Deming
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.
Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other 'isms' grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.
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.
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.
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.
I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.
What's my motto when it comes to money? Don't put so much emphasis on it!
If men were but to read the New Testament with the same tone and emphasis, with which they do other books, and were to keep out of mind the idea of its being sacred, they would be disgusted with the credulity, and the want of intellect, reason and judgment, that is apparent in it.
President Obama still places far too much emphasis on relentless testing with standardized exams.
Direct your energy toward achieving a goal, and tackle the problems with an emphasis on edging closer to a successful result.
Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
People put too much emphasis on looks.
One emphasis of my research has been on the question of how people spend their time. Time is the ultimate finite resource, or course, so the question of how people spend it would seem to be important.
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
William R. Alger
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.
The emphasis of the Bible is on the work of the Redeemer, not on the work of the redeemed.
I grew up in a family where we weren't allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.
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.
I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.
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