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I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House.
John F. Kennedy
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
And we can see the positive impacts right here at Solyndra. Less than a year ago, we were standing on what was an empty lot.But through the Recovery Act, this company received a loan to expand its operations. This new factory is the result of those loans.
Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
e. e. cummings
Do you think I am standing here, making this up as I go? I am sorry to disillusion you. I am not Robin Williams. I am the king of the pen.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I hate all politics. I don't like either political party. One should not belong to them - one should be an individual, standing in the middle. Anyone that belongs to a party stops thinking.
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 Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.
Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They'll stay faithful as long as it's safe and doesn't involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.
We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.
Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
Pope John Paul II
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