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Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another.
Charles Caleb Colton
If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others.
Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward and simple integrity in another.
Charles Caleb Colton
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What is the conservative movement? It's pretty straightforward. We believe that the way prosperity is created is when people have the freedom and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.
I've discovered as I've grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when you're a kid. It isn't just a straightforward fairytale.
I find it hard to deliver straightforward things.
I believe that pluralistic secularism, in the long run, is a more deadly poison than straightforward persecution.
What I learned from Lennon was something that did stay with me my whole career, which is to be very straightforward. I actually love talking about taking pictures, and I think that helps everyone.
I love guys and the way they think; they're so straightforward - and women can learn from that.
I like to play characters that are convincing, that aren't just straightforward and nice.
My take on rap is driven by straightforward American southern rock and blues.
I'm more straightforward, and I speak up more than I did before. When I was younger, I wouldn't speak up as much, but now that I'm a mom, things have changed.
We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind.
Charles Horton Cooley
I'm a hopeless romantic and I believe that you can find love in many different places and be very conflicted. I've discovered as I've grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when you're a kid. It isn't just a straightforward fairytale.
Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.
I hate going to the gym and doing it the old-fashioned way. I hate anything that's too straightforward, too routine, too familiar. I get bored really, really quickly.
It is straightforward for me to be ethical, responsible, and kind-hearted because I have the resources to support that.
Doo-wop is special music to me because it's so straightforward and melody-driven and captures emotions.
The films that I love are very straightforward stories, like really old-fashioned stuff.
Paul Thomas Anderson
But with nonfiction, the task is very straightforward: Do the research, tell the story.
Most anthropologists are doing straightforward ethnography, and should.
I think if you show up and you work hard and you're straightforward, you can always create your own opportunities. I hope I'm right.
So how can we test the idea that the transition from nonlife to life is simple enough to happen repeatedly? The most obvious and straightforward way is to search for a second form of life on Earth. No planet is more Earth-like than Earth itself, so if the path to life is easy, then life should have started up many times over right here.
I'm attracted to playing people who aren't necessarily straightforward.
I think that when something happens when you're growing up, like a death or divorce, it does open the world slightly because things aren't as straightforward.
There's a certain logic to systems, and that logic is fairly self-evident. It's very straightforward, usually. It might take a little research, it might take a little bit of industry to prize it out, but it's there to be seen.
I am a straightforward man.
I've made a connection with the television audience by being a proud Latino man. I am passionate for what I do, courageous in the face of peril, honest and straightforward.
Living in New York, you get a lot of confidence; when I go back to Michigan, I realise how obnoxious and demanding and straightforward I am.
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