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There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed.
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.
Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.
I think the environmental problem will be the number one item on the agenda of the 21st century... This is a problem that cannot be postponed.
I would sign on for projects that were meant to shoot in July, and then they would postponed and they would bleed into the following semester, and then I'd take a semester off, and then the movie would collapse.
If I get hit by a bus tomorrow, my patients will not even be postponed. Another surgeon would step in and take over. The reason to do research and writing is that it at least makes me feel not entirely replaceable. If I didn't write, I don't know if I would do surgery.
The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
Norman O. Brown
What I object to the current government intervention in so-called 'solving the crisis', they haven't solved anything. They've just postponed it.
And when we used to play and fight in the streets in Brooklyn and I would get hurt or something, my mother would always come out and save me. So that sort of postponed the inevitable about getting a good beating, without having somebody to come and save you.
Sanford I. Weill
Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
I think I was able to survive five heart attacks because I never postponed going to the hospital when something didn't feel right.
I got my first show at Blum & Poe because Paul McCarthy postponed his show, and they came to my studio and asked me if I could put together a show in two weeks.
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