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A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.
Pay your people the least possible and you'll get from them the same.
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
Then I realized that secrecy is actually to the detriment of my own peace of mind and self, and that I could still sustain my belief in privacy and be authentic and transparent at the same time. It was a pretty revelatory moment, and there's been a liberating force that's come from it.
Animals have never betrayed me. They are an easy prey, as I have been throughout my career. So we feel the same. I love them.
The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all.
James A. Baldwin
I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works.
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.
We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.
The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.
It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one and the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
G. I. Gurdjieff
I'm a cultural Christian in the same way many of my friends call themselves cultural Jews or cultural Muslims.
Scientists disagree among themselves but they never fight over their disagreements. They argue about evidence or go out and seek new evidence. Much the same is true of philosophers, historians and literary critics.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all.
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
At the deepest level, all living things that have ever been looked at have the same DNA code. And many of the same genes.
Saying, 'I'm sorry' is the same as saying, ' I apologize.' Except at a funeral.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.
Michel de Montaigne
People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.
There's no difference between one's killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It's exactly the same thing, or even worse.
Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
Flattery and insults raise the same question: What do you want?
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