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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather.
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor.
It is not the constitutional prerogative of the Government to determine needs.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.
Even if one is interested only in one's own society, which is one's prerogative, one can understand that society much better by comparing it with others.
Peter L. Berger
It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.
John Buchanan Robinson
The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government's prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God.
Your life changes. Everything has to be done perfectly, and I didn't follow that. I lived my life as if I wasn't in the public eye. I thought, 'I'm young. I have the right to experience new things, and if I want to go to a bar and get drunk, that's my prerogative.'
The pursuit of eternity is no longer the prerogative of the gods - it is the business of us all, here and now.
The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent direct royal prerogative.
Albert Bushnell Hart
The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself.
I'm old enough to have friends and contemporaries who have long since retired, and that's their prerogative - enough is enough; it doesn't mean a thing to me. But I haven't got any money, so, you know, I just keep on working.
Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who think they do!
I am very concerned that we have given up capabilities and methodologies that have worked in the past. I know they work and I'm concerned because in the future we may need these. So while it is the prerogative of the president to make that decision, I am concerned that in the future we may miss these and we may need them to protect American lives.
Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.
Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
John James Ingalls
There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
John James Ingalls
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