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Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
John Archibald Wheeler
But once the ants and termites jumped the high barrier that prevents the vast variety of evolving animal groups from becoming fully social, they dominated the world.
E. O. Wilson
The point of conservatism is not that it prevents movement forward and upward, but that it prevents movement backward and downward, into chaotic darkness and a return to a primitive state.
I have an adult emotional life and an editing system inside me which prevents me from being preposterously stupid.
Painful emotions show you what prevents you from creating harmony, cooperation, sharing and reverence for life.
Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD.
You hate someone whom you really wish to love, but whom you cannot love. Perhaps he himself prevents you. That is a disguised form of love.
One argument against open systems is that they become open to everything, good and bad. Like a Richard Meier skyscraper, the anal retentive, Bauhaus elegance of the Mac does prevent the loose ends and confusion of a less sterile environment. But it also prevents fertility. Apple's development must come from within.
The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
A controlled carbohydrate lifestyle really prevents risk factors for heart disease.
I use the Clarisonic electronic skin cleansing system. It's great for removing excess oil and make-up and leaves my face feeling really smooth and clean. Then I apply Avon Anew Rejuvenate Day Revitalising Cream and Creme de la Mer Eye Concentrate. I think eye cream is so important - it keeps me looking young and prevents wrinkles.
I think a firm grip helps you control the club and prevents it from turning in your hands. Another thing about feel is, if you make a change in your grip, it takes time for your brain to adapt.
I have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It's a terminal disease with an average lifespan of two to five years post-diagnosis, and scientists don't know what causes it. ALS prevents your brain from talking to your muscles. As a result, muscles die. As a result, every 90 minutes people die. I am a person.
Whatever notoriety Fall Out Boy used to have prevents me from having the ability to start over from the bottom again.
The Opportunity Divide doesn't just keep our students disconnected from the mainstream economy; it prevents our businesses from growing.
One gets into a strange psychological, almost hypnotic, state of mind while on the firing line which probably prevents the mind's eye from observing and noticing things in a normal way.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Charles de Montesquieu
Well I think fundamentally, what I think surprises me is the creationist movement, and the notion that somehow you can't believe in God if you believe in evolution. But I don't think there's anything in the Bible which prevents a recognition that evolution is a highly plausible way that we came to be here.
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
Life always kills you in the end, but first it prevents you from getting what you want.
Nets are generally defined as devices for capturing something. In a more narrow but more important sense, we might define a net as anything that entices or prevents us from following the call of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Anything that prevents you from being friendly, a good neighbour, is a terror tactic.
Every morning I tell myself, 'Today has to be productive' - and then something happens that prevents me from writing.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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