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A human being must have occupation, of he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Up until now, the biggest question in society about video games has been what to do about violent games. But it's almost like society in general considers video games to be something of a nuisance, that they want to toss into the garbage can.
Practically everybody knows what it's like to feel anxious, worried, nervous, afraid, uptight, or panicky. Often, anxiety is just a nuisance, but sometimes it can cripple you and prevent you from doing what you really want with your life. But I have some great news for you: You can change the way you feel.
David D. Burns
General Sherman looked upon journalists as a nuisance and a danger at headquarters and in the field, and acted toward them accordingly, then as throughout his great war career.
Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.
We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
E. M. Forster
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
John Stuart Mill
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
My problems are sort of more on a nuisance level. I can't stand scratchy clothes, I've got to have soft kinds of cotton against my skin, and I don't know why some 100% cotton t-shirts itch and others don't; it has something to do with the weave.
My worst boss was a departmental chair who never learned to appreciate new developments in the field. He had contempt for students and younger researchers, and he saw the job of running the department as a nuisance.
The habit of begging, that plague of tourist resorts, is an incessant nuisance on the Alhambra hill.
Katharine Lee Bates
So I rang up British Telecom, I said 'I want to report a nuisance caller', he said 'Not you again'.
I was running an assembly line designed to build memory chips. I saw the microprocessor as a bloody nuisance.
Of course, my faith has a lot to do with being able to be public without being a public nuisance.
If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
I'm not such a nuisance to the world, and the kick I get out of living can, I suppose, justify the impositions I make on it. But when life isn't so fun, well, then I start to wonder. What's the point of going on if it's just trouble for us both? My friends will miss me, I am told.
When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody?
Ten flashing lights are a nuisance but 500 are fantastic.
Here lies a nuisance dedicated to sanity.
There was a nuisance in the service known as the army correspondent.
Daniel H. Hill
Property is a nuisance.
The truth is that health-care reform will always be a nuisance, with version 2.0 followed by next year's 2.1. As long as it boosts productivity, it's worth it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
Alexander the Great
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