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Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state.
Thomas de Quincey
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
I was so used to going out and winning state championships and playing in the postseason.
Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
Women are not making it to the top. A hundred and ninety heads of state; nine are women. Of all the people in parliament in the world, thirteen per cent are women. In the corporate sector, women at the top - C-level jobs, board seats - tops out at fifteen, sixteen per cent.
The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state.
I was known as the chief grave robber of my state.
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
W. H. Auden
Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home.
However painful it may be for me to accept this conclusion, I am obliged to state it: for the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white.
I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia.
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief.
The welfare state is collapsing all around us. There are people that realize that we can't go on this way, but I'm not sure how many people realize how close we are to the collapse of the U.S. financial system.
I believe in the separation of church and state, but I do not believe in the separation of politics from religion.
But those who believe that what our people desire is big government are living in a state of delusion.
I have pushed the boat out as far as I should in terms of taking on too many things. I'm getting older and I just could not take it any more. I am now monitoring myself very closely and I'm just trying not to get into that sort of state again.
There are people who cannot forget, as neither do I, the lesson of the years of the Indochina War. Which was, first, that the state is capable of being a murderer. A mass murderer, and a conspirator and a liar.
I think that peace will require two states, a Palestinian state that recognizes the Jewish state.
In the late 1990s, some of the worst terrorist atrocities in the world were what the Turkish government itself called state terror, namely massive atrocities, 80 percent of the arms coming from the United States, millions of refugees, tens of thousands of people killed, hideous repression, that's international terror, and we can go on and on.
The state dinner is almost a formula, but you try to make it interesting. You try not to overload it with too many political types. You try to get a cross section.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state.
Charles de Montesquieu
California is an unbelievable state. One day I might be in a spiritual place like Joshua Tree, then before I know it, I'm eating groovy sushi in a mini-mall. I'm a Cali girl through and through.
The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don't, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you.
Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.
I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.
For only as we ourselves, as adults, actually move and have our being in the state of love, can we be appropriate models and guides for our children. What we are teaches the child far more than what we say, so we must be what we want our children to become.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
And I think musicians can better run this state than politicians. And, hell, beauticians can better run the state than politicians.
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