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Strangely, charity sometimes gets dismissed, as if it is ineffective, inappropriate or even somehow demeaning to the recipient. 'This isn't charity,' some donors take pains to claim, 'This is an investment.' Let us recognize charity for what it is at heart: a noble enterprise aimed at bettering the human condition.
Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction.
We have to come together, worldwide, and 'think.' We have a tool - the internet - to let us do that. Let's use it wisely.
Tomorrow let us do or die!
It is in the public interest to know what our governors are up to. If they are up to doing good, then they are only too happy to let us know. When they are up to no good, they want that kept secret.
My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas.
Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion - towards ourselves and towards all living beings.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility.
Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies.
Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
Let us give publicity to H.I.V./AIDS and not hide it, because the only way to make it appear like a normal illness like TB, like cancer, is always to come out and say somebody has died because of H.I.V./AIDS, and people will stop regarding it as something extraordinary.
It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
Let us not forget that the greatest composers were also the greatest thieves. They stole from everyone and everywhere.
Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us.
Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
You know capitalism is this wonderful thing that motivates people, it causes wonderful inventions to be done. But in this area of diseases of the world at large, it's really let us down.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.
Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
W. Clement Stone
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