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They're thinking of turning the peasant into an educated man. Why, first of all they should make him a good and prosperous farmer and then he'll learn all that is necessary for him to know.
We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it - not by turning it over to Wall Street.
All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
There is just no getting around that turning bad things into good things is up to you.
I wanted to learn everything I could about what it takes to be a great chef. It was a turning point for me.
What helps with aging is serious cognition - thinking and understanding. You have to truly grasp that everybody ages. Everybody dies. There is no turning back the clock. So the question in life becomes: What are you going to do while you're here?
My prayer is that the good news of Jesus, the crucified and risen Messiah, would flood Jewish communities around the world, that the veil would be lifted, and that we would see a massive turning of Israel to the Lord Jesus.
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
I don't see this planet being... they're talking about how they're turning around the environmental problems here, but I think it's already too late.
You see, revolution sounds like something that happens, like turning on the light switch, but actually it's moving a large obstacle, and a lot of folks' efforts to push it in one direction or the other have to combine.
I didn't really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco.
Ocean acidification - the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that is turning the oceans increasingly acid - is a slow but accelerating impact with consequences that will greatly overshadow all the oil spills put together. The warming trend that is CO2-related will overshadow all the oil spills that have ever occurred put together.
Instead of yelling and spanking, which don't work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention - turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.
Inspiration is some mysterious blessing which happens when the wheels are turning smoothly.
I grew up very differently than a lot of other people in my hometown in Mississippi. But I can't imagine my life any other way. I flew home and surprised my best friend at his graduation, and I remember turning to my mom and saying, 'My graduation was so much cooler than this.' I had Melissa Joan Hart give my commencement speech.
We've got too many young girls, who don't know how to parent, turning themselves into parents.
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
Our schools and colleges are turning out people who cannot feel fulfilled unless they are telling other people what to do.
When have you ever heard of a cantor or any artist turning anyone down when he is strongly urged to perform?
The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.
Passover is my idea of a perfect holiday. Dear God, when you're handing out plagues of darkness, locusts, hail, boils, flies, lice, frogs, and cattle murrain, and turning the Nile to blood and smiting the firstborn, give me a pass. And tell me when it's over.
P. J. O'Rourke
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
I think looking back to my own childhood, the fact that so many of the stories I read allowed the possibility of frogs turning into princes, whether that has a sort of insidious affect on rationality, I'm not sure. Perhaps it's something for research.
Leonardo da Vinci
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