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Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Robert A. Heinlein
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
Carter G. Woodson
People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key.
I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.
There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.
When I was small, my most serious handicap was a painful bashfulness in the presence of strangers.
And yeah, my handicap was down to a 10 when we were at the thick of it. I trained for six or seven months, golfing every day for six hours, seven days a week, with eight trainers. It was intense.
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
I don't smoke marijuana anymore. I don't drink. Marijuana is a handicap. So is alcohol. Alcohol is a terrible handicap. But in spite of being a handicap, it shouldn't be criminal.
While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind.
Well, I'm a 14 handicap. Anyone who golfs knows what that means.
Religion looms as large as an elephant in the United States, to the point that being nonreligious is about the biggest handicap a politician running for office can have, bigger than being gay, unmarried, thrice married, or black.
Frans de Waal
The truth is that we were born to have it all. And part of our handicap as adults is that we no longer understand our potential.
Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
Losing Michael Jackson is a handicap. It's the Lakers trying to win a championship without Kobe Bryant.
I don't have the activist temperament. I like listening to divergent points of view and hearing people out. I like getting along. I even like being liked, although activists of any stripe should get rid of that handicap at the outset.
I get a kick out of Democrats thinking they know how handicap a GOP race.
An intellectual is someone who avoids the mundane by lowering his handicap.
In my life, I'd like to play more golf and, and get a decent handicap.
One of my favorite things to do is play golf at Braemar Country Club. It's quiet and not overly crowded. The people are nice, and there's wildlife all around the course. As far as my game itself, I can go from a 10 handicap to a 30, depending on the day.
The biggest handicap in research is an ability to think outside the box. The handicap is being encumbered by all the conventional wisdom in a given field.
Aubrey de Grey
Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap.
I sort of play golf because a lot of my friends are into it, but I'm awful - my handicap is about six or seven thousand.
But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting.
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