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The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
George Washington Carver
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
Well I think any author or musician is anxious to have legitimate sales of their products, partly so they're rewarded for their success, partly so they can go on and do new things.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
I think we have to face the reality that in a society where there is a legitimate threat of terrorism, not being able to see one's face, not being able to have some sense of communication in that way, is for many societies a challenge.
You feel sometimes when you hear analysts and knowledgeable people talking about Iran that they fear so much about the survival of the regime, because deep down it's not a legitimate regime, it doesn't represent the will of the people, it's kind of morphed into kind of a military theocracy.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived.
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.
Pope Benedict XVI
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
Marquis de Sade
I had probably seven agents by the time I became a legitimate real estate broker.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
However, there is no legal and legitimate state called Israel.
The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate. At least the IRS thinks so.
Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.
In the service of Caesar, everything is legitimate.
If you want to be a legitimate artist, it's more important what you say no to.
Some things are easier to legalize than to legitimate.
But there's one thing we must all be clear about: terrorism is not the pursuit of legitimate goals by some sort of illegitimate means. Whatever the murderers may be trying to achieve, creating a better world certainly isn't one of their goals. Instead they are out to murder innocent people.
Of course, I think it is legitimate for the Commander-in-Chief to be concerned for the safety of his soldiers.
Above and beyond the question of how to grow the economy there is a legitimate concern about how to grow the quality of our lives.
When a judge assumes the power to decide which distinctions made in a statute are legitimate and which are not, he assumes the power to disapprove of any and all legislation, because all legislation makes distinctions.
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