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You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
Pearl S. Buck
I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
King Hussein I
I like the idea that one thing leads to another. You can tweet something completely innocuous, and then find yourself going off on a tangent that's inspired by a response.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
It seems that different people have an idea of what I am, and what I should be. And then there's me.
The idea of the state is, or should be, a very limited, prescribed idea. The state looks after the defense of the realm, and other matters - raising revenue to pay for things which are for all of us, and so on. That idea has turned turtle now. The state isn't any longer perceived as an institution which exists to serve us.
It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men.
My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
George W. Bush
The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
To wrap up the idea of 'Parade's End' in a sentence or two, I would say it's a love story in which we see a man with two women, and we know what's attractive about them. And we know why and what they feel about him.
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.
Robert Anton Wilson
This idea of selfishness as a virtue, as opposed to generosity: That, to me, is unnatural.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The idea of going back to college scares me, and I didn't even go. I went to college for one year, two semesters. If you add up the total time, I probably didn't even go one semester.
Stated clearly enough, an idea may cancel itself out.
A death from a long illness is very different from a sudden death. It gives you time to say goodbye and time to adjust to the idea that the beloved will not be with you anymore.
I've always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be.
Dita Von Teese
Do not be afraid to offer ideas that draw opposition. Remember, if no one is against your idea, then your idea probably doesn't do anything.
Well, I think the main message is there is more to your story. There is more than what happens between the crib and the grave, and that is what I am really trying to speak to, this idea that all of life is this life and that there is nothing more than what we see and experience right here on this earth.
Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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