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Asking in faith requires honesty, effort, commitment, and persistence.
David A. Bednar
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Shakespeare's language does not require a British accent. It requires a facility with language, and that's all.
It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.
The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will. It has a unique scent. It requires deciphering. But, most important, it's flawed.
The role of a museum of modern art is to make a good selection and identify what we believe to be the coming movements, and that requires taste.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
The first footfalls on Mars will mark a historic milestone, an enterprise that requires human tenacity matched with technology to anchor ourselves on another world.
Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.
Sacred play is anything that takes you into that right hemisphere of your brain. It turns out that this move away from left to the right hemisphere, that sense of expansiveness and everything, can be accomplished through unusual rhythmic action, or any action that requires so much attention away from words that you cannot think in words.
Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man.
Propaganda requires a permanent network of communication so that it can systematically stifle reflection with emotive or utopian slogans. Its pace is usually fast.
I was always a little embarrassed when there was an act on television that requires a great deal of skill but is a little goofy, and the host comes over and acts like the person doing this skill is some sort of fool for having learned to do something that's very, very difficult.
Managing a business, small or large, today requires an extremely disciplined, thoughtful approach with regard to the pressure that people are under.
Pouring espresso is an art, one that requires the barista to care about the quality of the beverage.
Every change of scene requires new expositions, descriptions, explanations.
True intelligence requires fabulous imagination.
What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food.
For most people, attaining the intellectual clarity and emotional detachment that investing requires is tough.
'Potato-chip news' is news that's repetitive, requires little effort to absorb, and is consumable in massive quantities: true crime, natural disasters, political punditry, celebrity gossip, sports gossip, or endless photographs of beautiful houses, food, or clothes.
It's rare that there's a role that requires an Australian accent.
Terror will crash down on us if we fail to understand that a pluralistic society requires the personal and daily commitment of every citizen.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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I am I plus my circumstances.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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