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A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.
Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
James Russell Lowell
Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.
God's arrows of affliction are sharp and painful so He can get our attention. He won't let His beloved children get away with sin because He knows it robs us of blessings, opportunities, and even character refinement.
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Jean de la Bruyere
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.
The video forum for me has been a source of great consternation because once you start projecting a look to a song, it robs the listener of their ability to adopt that song and make the lyric their own.
The estate tax punishes years of hard work and robs families of part of their heritage by imposing a huge penalty on inheritance after death - a tax on money that has already been taxed.
I never wanted to be the lead on a TV drama. It just robs you of your life, really.
The death tax robs parents of the opportunity to pass something along to their children, and it is responsible for destroying a lot of family-owned businesses.
I think it's safe to say that each of us has at least one issue we are passionate about and struggle with, issues that robs us of our peace, our joy and our ability to experience love.
Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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