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Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.
P. J. O'Rourke
When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.
No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.
The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice.
What is not conservative about saying, 'Don't go to war unless we go to war properly with a full declaration of war and no other way?'
In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.
Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly.
I really believe the only way to stay healthy is to eat properly, get your rest and exercise. If you don't exercise and do the other two, I still don't think it's going to help you that much.
Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.
P. J. O'Rourke
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar N. Bradley
The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
If you properly clean a room, it gets dirtier before it gets cleaner.
To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.
When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Philosophy is properly home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries - and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.
I have a condition called Aspergers Syndrome, which is like a mild form of autism It means I don't interact properly in certain social situations.
Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived.
I love surprises - champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women properly.
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