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Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.
Joshua L. Liebman
Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
P. J. O'Rourke
I'm pretty horrible at relationships and haven't been in many long-term ones. Leaving and moving on - returning to a familiar sense of self-reliance and autonomy - is what I know; that feeling is as comfortable and comforting as it might be for a different kind of person to stay.
Human decision-making is complex. On our own, our tendency to yield to short-term temptations, and even to addictions, may be too strong for our rational, long-term planning.
Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.
Employers have gone away from the idea that an employee is a long-term asset to the company, someone to be nurtured and developed, to a new notion that they are disposable.
If you change partners every time it gets tough or you get a little dissatisfied, then I don't think you get the richness that's available in a long-term relationship.
I seem to be a long-term relationship kinda guy.
Engineering undergraduates should not be charged fees. They should receive grants, not student loans, and the government will get the money back long-term from increased exports.
Do I have a long-term plan? Kind of. I have a general direction, I think. But it's funny what comes down the pike.
If you want a long-term relationship that doesn't require a lot of work, I say, get a dog. They love you no matter what. But when it comes to humans, there's no secret; you really have to appreciate the person every single day.
You can't grow long-term if you can't eat short-term. Anybody can manage short. Anybody can manage long. Balancing those two things is what management is.
Artists working for other artists is all about knowing, learning, unlearning, initiating long-term artistic dialogues, making connections, creating covens, and getting temporary shelter from the storm.
You can't fuel real economic growth with indiscriminate credit. You can only fuel it with well-allocated, long-term investment.
We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.
A long-term crisis, after a certain point, no longer seems like a crisis. It seems like the way things are.
We all have restlessness in long-term relationships.
Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view.
I am optimistic. But I also know that, with time, I'm beginning to fight issues of aging as well as long-term paralysis.
I've always been the long-term relationship, go-home-and-meet-mom girl.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.
W. Edwards Deming
If I get in a relationship, it's always for the long-term; if not, I don't see the point.
There are domains in which expertise is not possible. Stock picking is a good example. And in long-term political strategic forecasting, it's been shown that experts are just not better than a dice-throwing monkey.
Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain.
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