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Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable.
If you want a future of shared prosperity, where the middle class is growing and poverty is declining, where the American Dream is alive and well, and where the United States remains the leading force for peace and prosperity in a highly competitive world, you should vote for Barack Obama.
William J. Clinton
Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.
The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.
For the better part of two centuries, outsiders have been offering explanations that range from racist to learned-sounding - the supposed inferiority of blacks, the heritage of slavery, overpopulation - for why Haiti remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.
Never trust any complicated cocktail that remains perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds.
I want to say at once that I frankly believe that Irving Berlin is the greatest songwriter that has ever lived.... His songs are exquisite cameos of perfection, and each one of them is as beautiful as its neighbor. Irving Berlin remains, I think, America's Schubert.
Reading and life are not separate but symbiotic. And for this serious task of imaginative discovery and self-discovery, there is and remains one perfect symbol: the printed book.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
No theory changes what it is a theory about; man remains what he has always been.
B. F. Skinner
Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.
The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry between the teams is much more marked. And I think that's a good thing. As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it con only spur everyone on.
On education, in order to ensure that America remains a world leader, we must create an educated, skilled workforce in the vital areas of science, math, engineering and information technology. At the same time, we must give every student access to a college degree.
John F. Tierney
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
My personal ambition remains the same - to be creative, to be modern, to stay one step ahead, to enjoy life.
Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.
When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
The only really committed artist is he who, without refusing to take part in the combat, at least refuses to join the regular armies and remains a freelance.
While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.
I continue to be drawn to clarity and simplicity. 'Less is more' remains my mantra.
We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative.
One must dig deeply into opposing points of view in order to know whether your own position remains defensible. Iron sharpens iron.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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