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Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
But the disparaging of those we love always alienates us from them to some extent. We must not touch our idols; the gilt comes off in our hands.
Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look.
We take our bearings, daily, from others. To be sane is, to a great extent, to be sociable.
I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
The history of humanity has, to a large extent, been one of groping blindly in the dark, fearing for the future and yet resisting the guiding hand of inspired men who would willingly lead mankind in the path of safety.
Ezra Taft Benson
All painters are interested in photography to a certain extent.
I am a stepmother to the fullest extent.
My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.
If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
I believe in singing to such an extent that, if I were asked to redesign the British educational system, I would start by insisting that group singing becomes a central part of the daily routine. I believe it builds character and, more than anything else, encourages a taste for cooperation with others.
On the one hand we have got to ask, are there some areas of universal benefits that are no longer affordable? But on the other hand let us look at the issue of dependency where we have trapped people in poverty through the extent of welfare that they have.
The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
James Cash Penney
You can only love and be loved to the extent that you know and are known by somebody.
I live every day to its fullest extent and I don't sweat the small stuff.
I think feminists are unaware of the tremendous extent of the role of women in history.
Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same, and perfectly understand it,- without having regard to any religion or opinion.
To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know.
I think that if your approach is one where you don't want to alienate anybody, you're going to have to soften the viewpoint or the information that you're offering to such an extent that it doesn't have the power to make any difference. You have to take that risk.
To the extent I am known, I think I am known as a person who expresses his opinion freely about things - and I was sensitive to the possibility that if I was seen taking money for saying nice things about a product, my comments and choices and opinions would become, understandably, suspect.
Over and over, the economy has determined the extent of our response, but how much value does it place on breathable air, drinkable water, edible food and stable weather and climate? Surely the economy is the means to a better future, not an end in itself. Surely it must be subordinate to a rich, diverse ecosphere that sustains all life.
September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage.
Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute.
J. G. Ballard
Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain!
Frederick William Faber
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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