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Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider.
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
We take for granted electricity, water, even concerts. Count your blessings.
In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.
The sweet companionship of eternal marriage is one of the greatest blessings God has granted to His children.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Sometimes people take it for granted that they had success, especially nowadays when you have instant stardom. A lot of people feel entitlement and nobody is entitled to anything.
I don't like being taken for granted anywhere in life. I don't want my vote taken for granted.
Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
Billie Joe Armstrong
You can't take life for granted.
Kosovo is a small country but it also has a lot of riches that were granted to us by God.
There are two other SLA members who have been granted immunity and then also, one of the SLA members had confessed to two other people, and those people, I'm sure, will be called as witnesses, as they were at the grand jury.
Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.
The Sixties are most generously described as a time when people took part - when they stepped out of themselves and acted in public, as people who didn't know what would happen next, but who were sure that acts of true risk and fear would produce something different from what they had been raised to take for granted.
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
Ralph W. Sockman
Everything about Mark Zuckerberg is pure hacker. Hackers don't take realities of the world for granted; they seek to break and rebuild what they don't like. They seek to outsmart the world.
After a long day, my favorite way to unwind is by going running. Not exactly the most relaxing activity, granted, but I always imagine I'm sweating out all the things weighing on my mind.
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
Friedrich August von Hayek
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean. And while we must never take this for granted, the first purpose of the European Union - to secure peace - has been achieved and we should pay tribute to all those in the EU, alongside Nato, who made that happen.
I think we take it for granted that if you are with your husband after 30 years, then he is the love of your life.
A lot of the changes are so gradual that they don't even qualify as news, or even as interesting: they're so mundane that we just take them for granted. But history shows that it's the mundane changes that are more important than the dramatic 'newsworthy' events.
Robert D. Kaplan
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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