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Government funding that's coming from the United States is making a huge difference on the ground in the developing world. It's really palpable - it's making a huge difference saving lives.
Helicopters don't fly, they vibrate so badly the ground rejects them.
It has been extraordinary, wonderful, I've been three feet off the ground since I made that first record.
I was blessed, because I come from a family where they knock you down before you float away. I have a lot of brothers who just make sure we have our feet on the ground, and my mom is a rock star. She is an amazing mother.
We either believe in the dignity of the individual, the rule of law, and the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, or we don't. There is no middle ground.
For me, relationships are the real action movies. Bombs are exploding every day and the kitchen is Ground Zero.
Each one of my movies becomes easier to get off the ground.
Bloomberg is famously impatient with beltway politics and believes that to get anything done you need to work from the ground up.
I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up.
I've done jiujitsu a huge chunk of my life, and I try to spend a lot of time educating people on the nuances, the subtleness of the ground game. It's a big part of mixed martial arts.
I choose material instinctually - at the heart of it are characters that I feel are fresh and original, and allow for an opportunity to, I suppose, explore uncharted ground.
Heartache is very fertile ground for song-making but so is happiness, so is absolute bliss.
K. D. Lang
I think the truth of it is that when you get down to actually having to do the things on the ground, there is only one way to do it, and that's in cooperation with the communities.
Now, I do think when we move into 2012 and '13 when, presumably, the economy is on firmer ground, I would allow the tax rates for upper-income individuals to revert back to where they were before the cuts in the 1990s. I think at that point it makes perfect sense.
Housing was ground zero for the Great Recession. Between early 2006 and Obama's inauguration in 2009, average house prices fell by a third across the country. In certain areas, including cities as diverse as Akron, Orlando and Las Vegas, house prices fell by more than half.
No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property.
Charles Dudley Warner
I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for.
Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's.
When you don't have much money, you worry that they'll just put you in the ground someplace and your loved ones won't know where you are.
B. B. King
There's something to be said for failing. It's not the failure you feel, it's the failure that people project when something disappoints. You're back to ground zero, where there's no expectations, and that's where I like to be.
People like to set the bar high. I like to put the bar on the ground and barely step over it. I like to keep the expectations really low.
The only way to go on holiday is with your expectations at ground level. Convince yourself before you go that the weather's going to be dreadful and there will be nylon sheets. You'll then be pleasantly surprised.
Sonny Liston stood up to me and actually made me give ground. No one has ever done that to me before or since.
We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building.
Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.
To be able to influence someone or to be able to have a group of guys come together to have a successful team and to be together all the time every day for, you know, a year and longer together, you have to have a - find a common ground. And that common ground for us is football.
As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress.
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God, you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
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