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As an actress I feel that if you start to impose your own inhibitions, then you are not doing your job.
I've come to the conclusion that the government needs to impose price controls on tuition increases - and so, I think, has President Obama.
Each generation, as it seeks to advance the common good, must ask anew: 'What are the requirements that governments may reasonably impose upon citizens, and how far do they extend? By appeal to what authority can moral dilemmas be resolved?'
Pope Benedict XVI
The worst thing we could do is impose time limits and then expect people to sink or swim once they move off welfare.
William Julius Wilson
Actually, the curious thing is that the more you become a subject of admiration or loathing, the more you're examined under a microscope, the distance seems to open up between who you really are and the portrayals that people impose on you.
For me, a novel is always the result of my attempt to impose myself on raw circumstances. It is a concrete form of lived experience.
People must not think that all bad in man which is unleashed, the moment you impose censorship disappears from man.
Software patents are dangerous to software developers because they impose monopolies on software ideas.
At the moment, I'm afraid that the discipline system doesn't give teachers the support that they need. One thing that I've been struck by is that the number of violent assaults on teachers increased last year. We need to be clear that teachers have the power they need in order to impose discipline.
The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe.
We tax air passengers like cigarettes and alcohol - we impose sin taxes on travellers.
Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
If we overregulate, over control, impose too many burdens and too much bureaucracy - or if we do it across the board, without taking into account the differences among businesses and their relative impact on society - that could make people risk-averse and dampen the entrepreneurial spirit.
Samuel J. Palmisano
And secondly, I would impose a significant state landfill tipping fee and use that tipping fee to fund the billion dollar bond issue that I want to create to produce the funds for all of the environmental challenges that we just went over.
I have to really think hard about how to structure sentences, and do more mapping when I sit down to write, so it does impose a certain discipline, intellectual and linguistic.
No one argues that we should have imposed a dictatorship in Afghanistan having liberated the country. Similarly, we weren't about to impose a dictatorship in Iraq having liberated the country.
The United States can't impose democracies. We can't impose our will. The Russians found that out in Afghanistan.
I think a moratorium probably is legal, and we should probably for a short period of time impose a moratorium so that we don't permit any additional landfill permits for the time being, so we don't exacerbate the problem.
But it is important to observe that when Europe or the United Nations impose sanctions that are supposed to be aimed against a certain regime, usually generally millions of people end up being directly punished.
For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors.
Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated.
Tom G. Palmer
We are a species that must try to impose and find systems - systems of thought, ways of organizing and categorizing reality.
For one cause or another, it has become necessary to impose restrictions upon the use of many commodities, including not a few of the necessities of life.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
I do not want to impose additional taxes on the employers at a time when our economy is very fragile and we want to encourage them to hire.
I made straight A's and never got into any trouble, and I still impose those standards on myself. So writing is my chance to escape and become the sleaziest, scummiest role.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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