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And I think the more money you put in people's hands, the more they will spend. And if they don't spend it, they invest it. And investing it is another way of creating jobs. It puts money into mutual funds or other kinds of banks that can go out and make loans, and we need to do that.
I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that's, of course, wonderful. I'm really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and have a family. Women are nearly always seen as victims.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and also have a family... they are nearly always seen as victims.
They say I can open movies, and that's nice in that it puts into people's minds that women can do it. It's not just Kevin Costner, not just Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just the guys.
Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man's hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them.
It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.
When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.
Henry A. Wallace
If someone puts too much pressure on me, I will automatically rebel.
The winding down of summer puts me in a heavy philosophical mood.
I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
Willem de Kooning
Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.
The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.
He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed.
A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable.
John Bates Clark
The reality of split government puts a premium on creativity within the administration. President Obama needs to put the right people in charge of the agencies and then have them push the bounds of administrative power to change policy through those agencies. President Obama has a pretty good track record of this.
Every trial lawyer knows what it is like to sit patiently while the other side puts on its case. Inevitably they make a few points that appeal to the jury, and waiting for the opportunity to respond can be painful. The desire to jump up immediately - to point out the flaws in logic or the factual distortions - is often overpowering.
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
A. C. Benson
Just when you're beginning to think pretty well of people, you run across somebody who puts sugar on sliced tomatoes.
It's usually a big kind of vent of frustration or anger or sadness that puts me in the right frame of mind to write. It's such a cliche to say that artists write when they're down, but it's true for me. It's a relief to get out what's eating away at my heart or my soul or my head.
Your spoken voice is a part of it - not a big part of it, but it's something. It puts people at ease, and once again kind of reaches out and makes a bridge for what's otherwise difficult music.
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
The way a book is read, which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it.
Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.
I think Charlize Theron is just as good when she is looking really pretty in a movie as when she gains 10 pounds and puts on a nose. I applaud her - good for her that she doesn't care. But she's just as good, whether she's pretty or not.
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
Part-black generally means all-black in Americans' minds. Just as part-Asian or part-Hispanic or part-anything-else usually puts individuals in those minority-groups' camps.
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