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Scientists have been warning about global warming for decades. It's too late to stop it now, but we can lessen its severity and impacts.
Honestly, I'd love to be remembered as one of the best to ever pick up a mic, but if I'm doing my part to lessen some racial tension I feel good about what I'm doing.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest.
Emily Greene Balch
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
Helen Hunt Jackson
If you can lessen the chance of a bad injury by being strong, you have to do it.
The point of Jesus' existence wasn't to lessen or diminish our appreciation of each other, but to expand our appreciation of each other by reminding us what lies within all of us, because Jesus was an example of the pinnacle of human evolution.
As civilisation advances, the deities lessen in number, the divine powers become concentrated more and more in one Being, and God rules over the whole earth, maketh the clouds his chariot, and reigns above the waterfloods as a king.
Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others.
What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
If you are suffering from your intemperance in eating or in drinking, we that are around you, or associated with you, are affected by your infirmities. We have to suffer on account of the course you pursue, which is wrong. If it has an influence to lessen your powers of mind or body, we are affected by it.
Ellen G. White
This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen by degrees the value and the use of money, and finally to render it powerless; and consequently to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud, iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it.
We ought, therefore, to lessen the price of food to our manufacturers, and place them more on a level with the manufacturers who have cheaper food, and also much lighter taxation.
An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible.
Henry Morton Stanley
Will the social networking phenomenon lessen? I don't think so.
Time and distance from the first and second world wars doesn't seem to lessen their horrors.
If a power station were to be built down the road, I'd prefer a nuclear plant over an oil burner, and definitely over a coal burner. We simply have to lessen our consumption of fossil fuels.
Grief is characterized much more by waves of feeling that lessen and reoccur, it's less like stages and more like different states of feeling.
I don't know much about climate change. But I'm pretty sure we better figure out what to do to lessen its impact - at least its health impact - and that's not going to happen unless you have a lot of young talent interested in these topics.
And I thought my loss my loss was not, certainly, the end of the world, but to lessen the enthusiasm of those young people who were signed up, I thought that was tragic.
The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.
Human rights problems will always exist for years to come, but maybe they'll lessen somewhat.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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