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But investment in space stimulates society, it stimulates it economically, it stimulates it intellectually, and it gives us all passion.
The SuperPACs and the Citizens United ruling that gives corporations a voice in the political process are all bad news. They made it so you can now lie, and the politician being promoted on that lie will not be held responsible for it.
I like movies that are scary, but I don't want them to be dirt dumb. I want a movie that gets my blood racing, makes me laugh, but also gives me something to think about, with maybe a little sexy thrown in. Hollywood doesn't make movies like that.
Some actors learn the habit of promoting themselves as a brand - by dressing in a certain way, by going out with a certain person - it gives them what they obviously want, which is to keep a level of fame. I'm not putting it down.
Cameramen are among the most extraordinarily able and competent people I know. They have to have an insight into natural history that gives them a sixth sense of what the creature is going to do, so they can be ready to follow.
It will always be the same possibilities, in sum or on the average, that go on repeating themselves until a man comes along who does not value the actuality above idea. It is he who first gives the new possibilities their meaning, their direction, and he awakens them.
There was a moment when I was watching Martin Lawrence and Will Smith in 'Badboys' that I felt, you know, inspired. I don't know if I was proud, because so many people do the work. Everyone's part of a team that develops over the years and gives people chances. There have been some good moments watching people develop.
Staying in luxury hotels still gives me a kick, especially Oulton Hall in Yorkshire. I'd stay in a hotel for the breakfast and room service.
Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
When I'm out on the stage, it gives me this rush and anything that's on my mind and everything I'm going through is forgotten about.
Age is the biggest risk factor for many diseases. You're 100 times more likely to get a tumor at age 65 than age 35. It makes a huge difference. It gives a whole new meaning to preventive medicine.
If my performance touches someone or helps someone understand themselves a little better or gives them a laugh, I feel like I gave them something. I want to touch people's lives and bring them along with me.
At school, I was a shy lad and still am. But acting gives me licence to be up there, demanding the focus. It's the one time in my life where I don't have to shout to be heard.
Heaven gives us hope and makes our present burdens easier to bear.
Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The scarcity of the music not only makes the music itself enjoyable but it also gives the collector a strange sense of superiority.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.
There is only one thing that gives me hope as a Republican, and that is the Democrats. It's going to be hard to do a worse job running American than the Republicans have, but if anybody can do it, it's the Democrats.
P. J. O'Rourke
Love gives itself; it is not bought.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Being a parent gives you historical perspective. You have thoughts about how you fit into a larger generational drama - those who came before and those who will come after.
The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right.
Darwin gives courage to the rest of science that we shall end up understanding literally everything, springing from almost nothing - a thought extremely hard to comprehend and believe.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
James Russell Lowell
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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