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It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect. Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance, which would render us insupportable through life.
The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
I have always maintained that in basketball the importance of the mental to the physical is about four to one.
I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
The importance of logo into today's fashion is un! be! Lievable!
I don't think many people have a very good understanding of leisure and the importance it plays in our lives.
This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
Henry A. Wallace
Losses have propelled me to even bigger places, so I understand the importance of losing. You can never get complacent because a loss is always around the corner. It's in any game that you're in - a business game or whatever - you can't get complacent.
American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.
The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
We need to understand that we are not each others' enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction... that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are.
Marriage? It's like asparagus eaten with vinaigrette or hollandaise, a matter of taste but of no importance.
Nothing of any importance can be taught. It can only be learned, and with blood and sweat.
Robert Anton Wilson
Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it.
Alfred North Whitehead
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use of resources known to any of the members of society, for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
Friedrich August von Hayek
The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity.
Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.
Daytime soap operas, which I used to adore, have been declining in quality and importance for over a decade, and I gradually stopped monitoring them.
I did go through this period where girls would be mean and I had a lot of guy friends. But I've found as an adult the importance of having female and male friends.
It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished.
Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield
I had parents who instilled in me the importance of love, morals and hard work. I give God all the glory because he has brought me through so much.
To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
Nowadays, the process of growth and development almost never seems to manage to create this subtle balance between the importance of the individual parts, and the coherence of the environment as a whole. One or the other always dominates.
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.
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