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All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do.
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
I could have possibly beaten Senator McCain in the primary. Then I could have been the candidate who lost to Barack Obama.
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.
A competitive primary does not divide us, it prepares us and we will win.
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.
Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid.
What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.
In the past 40 years, the United States lost more than a million farmers and ranchers. Many of our farmers are aging. Today, only nine percent of family farm income comes from farming, and more and more of our farmers are looking elsewhere for their primary source of income.
Historically, the family has played the primary role in educating children for life, with the school providing supplemental scaffolding to the family.
What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
It's not at all good when your cancer is 'palpable' from the outside. Especially when, as at this stage, they didn't even know where the primary source was. Carcinoma works cunningly from the inside out. Detection and treatment often work more slowly and gropingly, from the outside in.
In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani.
I think that money spoils most things, once it becomes the primary motivating force.
A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
Marquis de Sade
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
Sydney J. Harris
Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
The bond between a parent and child is the primary bond, the foundation for the rest of the child's life. The presence or absence of this bond determines much about the child's resiliency and what kind of adult they will grow up to be.
The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
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