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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
The day I'm inaugurated, this country looks at itself differently and the world looks at America differently. If you believe that we've got to heal America and we've got to repair our standing in the world, then I think my supporters believe that I am a messenger who can deliver that message around the world in a way that no other candidate can do.
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
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.
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.
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
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
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.
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.
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.
The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair.
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
Fame means when your computer modem is broken, the repair guy comes out to your house a little faster.
Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair.
I'm pretty Sicilian if I've been crossed. I don't seek revenge, but I never forget. And I make it hard to repair, which is not a great quality because if people held me to that standard, no one would be around me - ever.
On the other hand, I believe there's hope, because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously.
I'd like to help repair the earth's ecosystems, and to fully live until I'm fully dead.
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.
The days when a car aficionado could repair his or her own car are long past, due primarily to the high software content.
Broken! Busted! Everybody has something to repair. Before buying new, let Mighty Putty fix it for you.
For me, titles are either a natural two-second experience or stressful enough to give you an ulcer. If they don't pop out perfect on the first try, they can be really hard to repair. Or, worse, if the author thinks they pop out perfect, but the publishing house does not agree, it's difficult to shift gears. And then? Then you go insane.
If somebody dumps something noxious in my back yard, the dumper is the last one I would call on to repair the damage.
I had surgery to repair the ACL in February 2010 and was back in the gym by June, but rushed things too quickly and ended up re-tearing my MCL in September.
Strive to attain to the greater virtues, but do not neglect the lesser ones. Do not make light of a fall even if it be the most venial of faults; rather, be quick to repair it by repentance, although many others may commit a large number of faults, slight and grievous, and remain unrepentant.
I finally found the product that helps mend my damaged hair and prevent breakage. Avon's Advance Techniques Damage Repair 3D Rescue Leave-In Treatment makes it look and feel healthier.
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.
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