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The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of Archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
Thomas J. Watson
An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.
Since narcissism is fueled by a greater need to be admired than to be liked, psychologists might use that fact as a therapeutic lever - stressing to patients that being known as a narcissist will actually cause them to lose the respect and social status they crave.
But no, I'm not political. My obligation is to pull the lever and elect somebody who's going to make life a little better for everybody, especially those who don't have as much good fortune as others.
I grew up in a family of Republicans. And when I was 18 and registering to vote, my mom's only instruction was 'You just go in and pull the big Republican lever.' That's my welcome to adulthood. She's like, 'No, don't even read it. Just pull the Republican lever.
It appears that Wall Street is not acting as a force for economic expansion, providing access to capital for companies that make things. Rather, it seems, Wall Street is using government bailouts to lever up.
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