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If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members.
Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.
He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another.
The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job, but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this, and I am prepared to join them.
No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
I have Muslim members of my family. I have lived in Muslim countries.
Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
A family with the wrong members in control; that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Pearl S. Buck
Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.
We have convinced over one billion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
Theodore C. Sorensen
Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.
Total war is no longer war waged by all members of one national community against all those of another. It is total... because it may well involve the whole world.
The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.
The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
Harry S. Truman
Individual versus group selection results in a mix of altruism and selfishness, of virtue and sin, among the members of a society.
E. O. Wilson
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Every religious group, while perhaps a majority somewhere, is also inevitably a minority somewhere else. Thus, religious organizations should and do show tolerance toward members of other religious denominations.
Russell M. Nelson
All institutions are prone to corruption and to the vices of their members.
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