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There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
We owe the government taxes. We owe our creditors interest. What do these powers owe us?
Anna Deavere Smith
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.
Historically, foreign powers have always been the ones to keep Latin nations divided.
Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
There are lots of women and lots of men in the business that the powers that be decide are the right people and they'll stand with them for quite a long time.
Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend, a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.
There are but few naval powers, but there are many land powers.
Frank B. Kellogg
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
I would like 'I Dream of Genie' powers.
Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be.
There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens.
Martin Van Buren
There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.
Abu Bakar Bashir
The consequence of a world full of nuclear powers to me is so incomprehensible in terms of the dangers that that implies.
I love the line of Flaubert about observing things very intensely. I think our duty as writers begins not with our own feelings, but with the powers of observing.
And one of the frustrating parts, but it's an inherent part of our democracy, is we have separation of powers.
Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction.
John Boyd Orr
There is no doubt that the second President Bush inherited a very serious terrorist threat, though not such a threat as had been represented by the totalitarian Great Powers, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
Israel expanded beyond its original boundaries only because the Arab powers attacked Israel and the U.N. demarcation unsuccessfully in 1948. The endless caterwauling about the 1967 borders is rubbish.
The Arabs could have peace tomorrow if sufficient numbers of Palestinians were not content to be used as cannon fodder in fruitless assaults on Israel, even as the surrounding Arab powers distract the Arab masses with the red herring of Israel while retarding their countries with their repression and corruption.
The whole nuclear-arms-control and non-proliferation policy of the nuclear powers is a fraud: The Americans could not prevent the Soviets from replicating their weaponry, and then could not object when the British did the same.
What ordinary men are directly aware of and what they try to do are bounded by the private orbits in which they live; their visions and their powers are limited.
C. Wright Mills
No man has the right to use the great powers of the Presidency to lead the people, indirectly, into war.
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers; we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which we do not actually witness.
When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
Charles de Secondat
I said I have no powers of invention. Well, I also have no powers of mimicry.
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