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Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
In fact, the socialization gives us the tools to fill our evolutionary roles. They are our building blocks.
Literature overtakes history, for literature gives you more than one life. It expands experience and opens new opportunities to readers.
One of the basic things about a string is that it can vibrate in many different shapes or forms, which gives music its beauty.
Bureaucracy gives birth to itself and then expects maternity benefits.
Tennis is like, it gives you a lot of chances, but if you don't take those chances, it takes a lot of chances away from you. It's just the scoring pattern. We cannot dwell over a loss or a win for very long. We have no time to celebrate; we have no time to dwell; we have to move on. Wake up the next day and try and win the match.
In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn.
Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.
Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.
T. D. Jakes
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
Richard Le Gallienne
Nothing gives me quite so much joy as when people tell me they've had their pets spayed or neutered.
Social media gives one a family to share one's life with.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
The Italians and Spanish, the Chinese and Vietnamese see food as part of a larger, more essential and pleasurable part of daily life. Not as an experience to be collected or bragged about - or as a ritual like filling up a car - but as something else that gives pleasure, like sex or music, or a good nap in the afternoon.
Being smarter gives you a tailwind throughout life. People who are more intelligent earn more, live longer, get divorced less, are less likely to get addicted to alcohol and tobacco, and their children live longer.
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
Edward de Bono
Colonialism bred an innate arrogance, but when you undertake that sort of imperial adventure, that arrogance gives way to a feeling of accommodativeness. You take pride in your openness.
Theatre gives you wings as an actor.
I think it's because it's so different and it takes risks. Plus, it's really smart humor. It gives the audience credit in terms of not needing to tell them when to laugh. I love that about the show. There's no laugh track.
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
John D. Rockefeller
A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.
College isn't in everyone's hearts. I am living proof, though, that school doesn't mess up your plans. It gives you more experiences to write about.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
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