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The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations.
J. Paul Getty
In the 19th century, a lot of people were against outlawing child labour, because to do so would be against the very foundations of a free market economy: 'These children want to work, these people want to employ them... what is your problem? It's not as if anyone has kidnapped them...'
I support many organizations that I feel are doing the right thing, like Alonzo Mourning's foundation, Alicia Keys' foundation, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and other well-established foundations. I kick out a lot of time and money wherever I can.
Nothing but an imperious intellectual and moral necessity can drive into doubt a religious mind, for it is as though an earthquake shook the foundations of the soul, and the very being quivers and sways under the shock.
I was so lucky because what I did in 'Thor' was I built the character from the ground up - the foundations of his spirit, really. He was someone who was born with an expectation that he would one day be a king, born with an entitlement.
Continents may break up, continents may emerge, but the human race is immortal in its origin and in its growth, and there is nothing to be afraid of, even if the foundations of the earth be moved.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
I give away something up to $500 million a year throughout the world promoting Open Society. My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing it.
I've always been on the side of science that tries to help man. I play an active part with the foundations I'm involved in. Science gives hope. If it were offered to me? Never say never. But I wouldn't kill or steal to have my sight. My blindness doesn't define my life.
To me hair dressing means shape. It's very important that the foundations should be right.
I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!
Everybody's just emulated us and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations.
Without foundations, there can be no fashion.
The genetic you and the neural you aren't alternatives to the conscious you. They are its foundations.
Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice.
By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully - and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world.
It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up.
William Graham Sumner
We are laying the foundations of a government, which we hope may outlast the Pyramids.
We have now gone beyond 100 in number, and the desire to join seems rather to increase, though it was thought the foundations would retard it, it seems quite otherwise.
Goals and objectives are based on theories and foundations.
What we are witnessing is the birth of something I call 'Polisdigitocracy.' This is a form of government that counts participation and transparency as its cornerstones and uses technology as its guide. The digital revolution is allowing democracy to recall its foundations and evolution is modernizing and reinforcing our fundamental values.
Human fallibility recognised, God's sovereignty trusted; these are also the only stable foundations for human beings in society.
The study of history empowers nations and individuals with an ability to avoid errors of the past and lay foundations for victories in the future.
The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty - not marble floors and foundations.
Martin H. Fischer
I see four principles as laying the foundations for the kind of economic recovery Europe needs: fairness, efficiency, solidarity and growth.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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