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Everything government touches turns to crap.
It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.
People forget... that we structured it so that the government, or the people, would be repaid with a really good rate of return. And as it turns out, that aspect of TARP, that's what happened.
George W. Bush
You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against.
I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
What if God exists except it turns out he doesn't really like people very much?
My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal.
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
William J. Clinton
Turns out Picasso's passion for uncertainty, mystery, and the thrill of life never ended.
Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.
Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.
What a house. Turns out they're doing OK, the Malfoy's. However, the interior decorating leaves a lot to be desired. And needless to say, Voldemort isn't the greatest houseguest.
When we have a Deputy Prime Minister who tells people not to drive cars but has two Jags himself, and where the Minister who tells people not to have two homes turns out to have nine himself no wonder the public believe politicians are hypocrites.
I don't want to live in an ivory tower, being the songwriter who just turns inward.
Billie Joe Armstrong
The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, 'Daddy, I need to ask you something,' he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.
I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
Without tolerance, our world turns into hell.
I want to let my friend Buster know that I would like to have dinner with him tonight. Does Buster work at home? Then how likely is he to have his cell phone on? Is he one of those people who only turns on his cell when he's in his car? I hate that.
I love the idea of the teachings of Jesus Christ and the beautiful stories about it, which I loved in Sunday school and I collected all the little stickers and put them in my book. But the reality is that organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into hateful lemmings and it's not really compassionate.
Refuse to accept the belief that your professional relevance, career success or financial security turns on the next update on the latest technology. Sometimes it's good to put the paddle down and just let the canoe glide.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.
It turns out one of my ancestors fought in the Continental Army, so I was inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution.
Henry Louis Gates
It wouldn't be a Carrie Underwood album without a revenge song on it. People really like when I do that. I don't mean to. I don't hate men that much. But it turns out so well!
I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.
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