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Everyone and his Big Brother wants to log your browsing habits, the better to build a profile of who you are and how you live your life - online and off. Search engine companies offer a benefit in return: more relevant search results. The more they know about you, the better they can tailor information to your needs.
Digital intimacy ruins the appetite for the real thing. So, when kids are gaming or even when spouses are gaming, they lose their appetite for genuine intimacy. Kids lose their appetite for getting their intimacy needs, their hunger for significance and attachment, with the family, and it erodes the relationship between them and their parents.
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
Graphic Design, which fulfills aesthetic needs, complies with the laws of form and exigencies of two-dimensional space; which speaks in semiotics, sans-serifs, and geometrics; which abstracts, transforms, translates, rotates, dilates, repeats, mirrors, groups, and regroups, is not good design if it is irrelevant.
Aside from being bad sportsmanship - Romney basically said Obama won by cheating - he was displaying the same obtuseness about the wants and needs of ordinary people that did more to torpedo his campaign than any goodies Obama might have had to dole out.
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
Even the strongest man needs friends.
I think in the end the big issue is that the private sector still needs more help. And the answer is not more big government. I know in my state our reforms allowed us to protect firefighters, police officers, and teachers.
Ships are obliged to take on harbor or river pilots - who provide specialized local navigation - when they approach a port, but in the canal, a Suez crew is also obligatory. The crew members are there in case the ship needs to be moored during the canal transit, but this rarely happens.
Let the past be content with itself, for man needs forgetfulness as well as memory.
It seems that every generation needs its public, tweedy, literary personality to sell its consumer electronics. To whatever degree I can live up to the Plimptonian legacy, I am humble and proud.
Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor.
Jesus did not only serve the needs of the people, but truly hoped that the people and Jesus would be one.
A formally harmonious product needs no decoration; it should be elevated through pure form.
I have always tried to live by the philosophy that when there is a big problem that needs fixing, you should run towards it, rather than away from it.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?
What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.
Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.
What Washington needs is adult supervision.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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