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Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
Henry David Thoreau
Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
Hunter S. Thompson
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
J. B. Priestley
The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your fife, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there's nothing really to talk about.
Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.
Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.
W. Clement Stone
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise, every expanded prospect.
It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail.
As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect.
However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
Robert Neelly Bellah
The prospect of music being detachable from time and place meant that one could start to think of music as a part of one's furniture.
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
Quite honestly, if I were doing work related to a living being or historical being where there was visual or audio recordings available, I would find that extremely difficult because I don't know how you would avoid the process of mimicry. And mimicry, to me at any rate, is a very dull prospect.
Worse there cannot be; a better, I believe, there may be, by giving energy to the capital and skill of the country to produce exports, by increasing which, alone, can we flatter ourselves with the prospect of finding employment for that part of our population now unemployed.
If history is a guide, a victory for Obama means he faces the prospect of a second term dogged by scandal or inertia.
I think at the prospect of bringing children into the world, your mortality comes very much to the forefront, absolutely.
The application of military force, or the prospect of such application, inhibits terrorist violence.
It might have been easier to retire, to say my knee couldn't handle it and let that be that. At the same time, the prospect of not being able to compete in gymnastics anymore was heartbreaking.
Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds.
I've written and passed laws to give Medicare beneficiaries access to life saving cancer drugs and to ensure that seniors don't have to give up the prospect of a cure when they go into hospice care.
As the prospect of a Tory government gets nearer, many traditional Labour voters - some who switched away in recent times and many who stayed at home - seem more determined to prevent that happening.
As I approach my 88th birthday, it's become apparent to me that my eyes and ears, among other appurtenances, aren't quite what they used to be. The prospect of long flights to wherever in search of whatever are not quite as appealing.
Companies should be able to share specific threat information with the government without the prospect of lawsuits hanging over their head.
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