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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
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.
An unhappy mother does not raise a happy child.
You want to know the way to raise money? Put a transaction fee on Wall Street, so maybe we can curb some of the speculation and raise some money.
When you are already eating as cheaply and meagerly as possible, any raise in cost can quickly plunge you and your family into hunger.
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.
Service dogs raise their masters' sense of well-being.
Any nominations a movie gets helps to raise the level of curiosity in the public, so in that sense awards and nominations are important.
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.
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.
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.
You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
Luc de Clapiers
I didn't want to raise my child in Hollywood.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
William J. H. Boetcker
The Fed's ability to raise and lower short-term interest rates is its primary control over the economy.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
When I go home, I try to raise my children with honesty and integrity and teach them to take care of the world and of each other.
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.
The tactic of leading people into... a war that doesn't make any sense by telling them they are under attack, and if they raise any objection they're unpatriotic, is a very old tactic. And it doesn't intimidate me.
Tommy Lee Jones
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 your husband asks what you think, tell him. If you have a preference, voice it. If you have a question, ask it. If you want to cry, bawl. If you need help, raise your hand and jump up and down.
If Freddie Mac is unable to raise capital, it could spark a political and financial crisis.
Honestly, people have said everything under the sun. I just want to do my work, raise my kids, and hopefully find somebody who I can share my life with again.
The technologies that raise the fewest ethical problems are those that work on a human scale, brightening the lives of individual people.
Rising interest rates are considered bad for stocks because they raise the cost of doing business and depress corporate earnings and because higher yields make bonds relatively more attractive than stocks to investors.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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