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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
I get up at sunrise. I'm a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it's list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It's not back-breaking, but it's certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous.
What I absolutely want is to suggest that before it's anything else, redemption is God mending the bicycle of our souls; God bringing out the puncture repair kit, re-inflating the tires, taking off the rust, making us roadworthy once more. Not so that we can take flight into ecstasy, but so that we can do the next needful mile of our lives.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline.
Restorative justice is not a replacement of retributive justice, but a complement. It seeks the rehabilitation of the wrongdoer and the repair of the victim's injury.
Lewis B. Smedes
Broken! Busted! Everybody has something to repair. Before buying new, let Mighty Putty fix it for you.
What charitable 1 percenters can't do is assume responsibility - America's national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.
I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works.
Sleep is the best time to repair, but it's hard to get a good night's rest when we don't dial the inner chatter down.
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
William Butler Yeats
Aging is basically the build-up of error: error at the genetic level, error at the cellular level. Cells normally repair themselves; that's why you heal when you get a cut. But even the mechanism of repair eventually falls apart.
The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.
Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair.
Fame means when your computer modem is broken, the repair guy comes out to your house a little faster.
We're learning how important it is both to preserve sibling relationships if they work and repair them if they're broken. We're also learning a lot about nonliteral siblings - stepsiblings, half-siblings - and the surprising power they can have.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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