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Britain kept its position as the dominant world power well into the 20th century despite steady decline. By the end of World War II, dominance had shifted decisively into the hands of the upstart across the sea, the United States, by far the most powerful and wealthy society in world history.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
My decision to end my marriage was such a risk to lose ratings and lose my fan base. I had to take that risk for my inner peace and to be happy with myself.
I did not end up as broadly educated as my Cambridge colleagues, but I graduated probably better equipped to write a book on my chosen subject.
Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
Joseph Wood Krutch
I live in New Hampshire. We're in favor of global warming. Eleven hundred more feet of sea-level rises? I've got beachfront property. You tell us up there, 'By the end of the century, New York City could be underwater,' and we say, 'Your point is?'
P. J. O'Rourke
From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance.
People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.
A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.
There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.
Alexis de Tocqueville
I have lived in public as a somewhat recognizable person since I was a teenager. Emails I answer end up posted on sites; pictures of me and someone I just met, taken by a cellphone, literally number in the thousands and are easily accessed.
Democracy and socialism are means to an end, not the end itself.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
As performers grow older, I reckon there are two ways they can go. They can either be up there, playing more deeply from their guts than ever, or they can be phoning it in so crassly that it leaves a lump in your throat as you leave the venue at the end of the show.
In many ways, America is on the receiving end of a pendulum that has been swung with great force, and for a long time, outward into the world. The impact is a wake-up call on every level.
Airports in major cities, like LAX, are trippy environments. It is at once a national and international gathering of those in transition: The euphoric, emerging from planes, their journey at an end, and the determined, about to depart.
Many people will have nothing at the end of their working lives.
I have an amazing team; I have amazing producers; I have amazing writers, but at the end of it, it's me making the decisions on the writing, the tone, the editing.
Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies.
Michel de Montaigne
It is inconceivable for our unconscious to imagine an actual ending of our own life here on Earth, and if this life of ours has to end, the ending is always attributed to a malicious intervention from the outside by someone else.
Until we have comprehensive financial education, we'll never see the end of our booms and busts.
States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.
George W. Bush
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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