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The word 'tolerance' once meant we all have the right to argue rationally for our deepest convictions in the public arena. Now it means those convictions are not even subject to rational debate.
I love Fall Fashion Week because it means lots of layering, long sweaters and vintage coats.
I can write with authority only about what I know well, which means that I end up using surface details of my own life in my fiction.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
After the tragedy, New Yorkers are more united than ever in their vision, as well as in appreciation what living in freedom means - and that if we stand together, we can accomplish anything.
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
Today, only 2 percent of the people know the name of someone serving in uniform. That means 2 percent of your listeners can actually conjure up the image of someone wearing the uniform of the military of the United States.
Beauty is not skin-deep; it can be a means of self-affirmation, a true indicator of personality and confidence.
Art is about profundity. It's about connecting to everything that it means to be alive, but you have to act.
In English, my name means hope. In Spanish, it means too many letters. It means sadness. It means waiting. It is like the number nine, a muddy color.
The poverty one still sees in America today is more shocking to me than anything I have seen in Ethiopia or Calcutta or Manila, and has made me, as someone living in a society of great wealth and someone who's never had to worry about the next meal, think seriously about what universal responsibility really means.
What this means is that we shouldn't abbreviate the truth but rather get a new method of presentation.
The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible.
I get intrigued by a first lin and I write to find out why it means something to me. You make discoveries just the way the reader does, so you're simultaneously the writer and the reader.
E. L. Doctorow
Too many choices can overwhelm us and cause us to not choose at all. For businesses, this means that if they offer us too many choices, we may not buy anything.
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
Investing in management means building communication systems, business processes, feedback, and routines that let you scale the business and team as efficiently as possible.
For me, I've learned about what it means to focus on a culture, to build social responsibility, and the idea of a company as a super-organism.
I don't think that crazy should have a negative connotation - it just means that you're fun. I think that crazy is just a term that boring people use to describe fun people.
Social justice is a cancer. Social justice means you are ruled by whatever the mob does. What social justice does is destroy individual responsibility.
Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
Technology challenges us to assert our human values, which means that first of all, we have to figure out what they are.
I'm a creative consultant, whatever that means.
Thumbs up or thumbs down on a website is not a conversation. The danger is you get into a habit of mind where politics means giving a thumbs up or thumbs down to a website. The world is a much more complex place.
Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Nobody got where they are today by living for tomorrow.
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