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I'm not the voice of reason; I'm more the guy using these offensive topics as fodder to raise tension in a joke.
I want to thank the efforts of the American Public Health Association and its 200-plus partners who have organized events around the Nation that serve to raise everyone's awareness of the need to improve public health.
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
Charles Caleb Colton
You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
Luc de Clapiers
So, for instance, let me make this clear: You know I signed a statement. I will not raise taxes on anybody. I don't want to raise taxes on the American people.
I'd like my grandkids to be able to watch PBS. But I'm not willing to borrow money from China, and make my kids have to pay the interest on that, and my grandkids, over generations, as opposed to saying to PBS, 'Look, you're going to have to raise more money from charitable contributions or from advertising.'
Want to raise children who will be happy adults? Teach them not to whine.
The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity.
Raise your auto and home deductibles to $1,000 or more, and your premium cost falls at least 10 percent.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
An unhappy mother does not raise a happy child.
Service dogs raise their masters' sense of well-being.
MoMA is doubling its space, and I decided to raise the money for it.
My charity is in the business of helping firefighters in any way that we can. For instance, after 9/11 we were the second-fastest charity to raise and distribute money to the widows and surviving family members of the 343 firefighters who died that day.
Any nominations a movie gets helps to raise the level of curiosity in the public, so in that sense awards and nominations are important.
If you are trying to raise a child to be a Jew, then you have to create a sense of Jewish identity. You really weaken that sense of identity if you celebrate two religions.
When you are already eating as cheaply and meagerly as possible, any raise in cost can quickly plunge you and your family into hunger.
I used to feel that I spent too much of my time in my pajamas doing nothing, and I'd think 'in the time that I don't spend writing, I could raise a family of five.' In a lot of ways, being a writer is lonely and alienating.
We spend our lives trying to get along with people so we can keep our jobs, keep our marriages together, so that we can raise our kids properly.
I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
William J. H. Boetcker
We had a $10 billion budget deficit when we got here in January of 2003. We cut that budget deficit; we did not raise taxes; we came back in '05, and we had an $8 billion surplus. That's how fast it can happen.
If four years of university can increase your effectiveness of what you can do for others in the name of Christ, it is the best investment that you can make. But if the education is simply to get a job to make a lot of money, you have to raise the question of why you're doing it.
If Freddie Mac is unable to raise capital, it could spark a political and financial crisis.
The Fed's ability to raise and lower short-term interest rates is its primary control over the economy.
John F. Kennedy
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