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I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
I have always maintained that in basketball the importance of the mental to the physical is about four to one.
I want to make it clear that the black race did not come to the United States culturally empty-handed. The role and importance of ethnic history is in how well it teaches a people to use their own talents, take pride in their own history and love their own memories.
John Henrik Clarke
I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
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 in mind a message, although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly, persuading Americans, and especially Southerners, of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.
E. O. Wilson
The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity.
It's funny: when people always talk about the importance of role models, I used to think that was so exaggerated, but as I get older, I start to realize I don't feel that way so much anymore. If you see somebody like you who's doing something, an older version of what you are, it does make you feel like it's more possible.
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.
Our teachers at the public school level are the most underpaid for the importance of their job in America.
In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.
I believe in the importance of individuality, but in the midst of grief I also find myself wanting connection - wanting to be reminded that the sadness I feel is not just mine but ours.
Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.
The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
One of the things I did when I discovered this huge importance of being vulnerable is very happily moved away from the shame research, because that's such a downer, and people hate that topic. It's not that vulnerability is the upside, but it's better than shame, I guess.
Marriage? It's like asparagus eaten with vinaigrette or hollandaise, a matter of taste but of no importance.
Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Thanks to capitalism, the importance placed on beauty has never been so manipulated. We are the guinea pigs force-fed ads that tell us how pathetic we are: that we will never be loved, happy or valuable unless we have the body, the face, the hair, even the personality that will apparently be ours, if only we buy their products.
Nothing of any importance can be taught. It can only be learned, and with blood and sweat.
Robert Anton Wilson
We haven't lost romance in the digital age, but we may be neglecting it. In doing so, antiquated art forms are taking on new importance. The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will.
Of strong importance to me is the defense of minority rights, not just racial minorities, but ideological and religious minorities.
With recording, everything changed. The prospect of music being detachable from time and place meant that one could start to think of music as a part of one's furniture. It's an idea that many composers have felt reluctant about because it seemed to them to diminish the importance of music.
We can't stop talking about the importance of our values and our culture. We can't stop talking about them because the moral well-being of our people is directly linked to their economic well-being.
The nature of the Internet and the importance of net neutrality is that innovation can come from everyone.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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