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Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.
It is difficult to violently suppress people in the long run, as the example of the Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries has shown.
I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state, because everybody would join the other party.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party.
I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
I've said very clearly, including in a State of the Union address, that I'm against 'don't ask, don't tell' and that we're going to end this policy.
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
Instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the teachers union behind in giving our kids better teachers, better options and better choices for a better future.
I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies - smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
We shall not yield to violence. We shall not be deprived of union freedoms. We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense.
The union movement has been the best middle class job creating program that America has ever had, and it doesn't cost the government a dime.
Anyone who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.
Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.
Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.
The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.
I'm pro Union.
J. K. Rowling
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