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I'm in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious.

Tags: Busy, Curious  ✍ Author: Isabelle Adjani

No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.

Tags: Church, Religion  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve.

Tags: Individual, Time  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.

Tags: Hand, Society  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.

Tags: Democracy, Laws  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily.

Tags: General, Plan  ✍ Author: Giovanni Agnelli

I think it's a given that people know what I can do vocally.

Tags: Listening, Mind  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.

 ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.

Tags: May, Mind  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.

Tags: Resembling, Young  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.

Tags: Others, Turn  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.

Tags: Against, Conscience  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

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.

Tags: Another, Political  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

Tags: Free, Soldier  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.

Tags: Free, Nation  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation.

Tags: Country, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

Having been a head of state gives you the possibility of getting into places others can't go.

Tags: Getting, Others  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

In today's interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone.

Tags: Alone, Today  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

We have to make sure that women's issues are an essential element on the agendas of all heads of state, all governments.

Tags: Sure, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

I was in the Minnesota state Senate from 2000 until 2006. In 2006, I was urged to run for Congress, I did. And I've been here ever since.

Tags: Here, Until  ✍ Author: Michele Bachmann

The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes.

Tags: Free, Happy  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus
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We have 62 counties in New York State and each has its own system of death investigation.

Tags: Death, System  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.

Tags: Best, Others  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and Clark Counties in this state, and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store, but whether their support would be sufficient, I am unable to say.

Tags: Body, Support  ✍ Author: Gamaliel Bailey

If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery.

Tags: Slavery, Turn  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa.

Tags: Individual, Liberty  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.

Tags: Church, Loyalty  ✍ Author: Emily Greene Balch

Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine.

Tags: Education, Treat  ✍ Author: John Baldacci

Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.

Tags: Born, Changes  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.

Tags: Power, True  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.

Tags: Knowledge, Respect  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.

Tags: Expensive, Punish  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.

Tags: Alien, American  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.

Tags: Place, Religion  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.

Tags: Making, Marriage  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.

Tags: Change, Means  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.

Tags: Animal, Laughs  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.

Tags: May, Thousand  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

A city is a state - of mind, of taste, of opportunity. A city is a marketplace - where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths.

Tags: May, Mind  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

Even when the attention focused on me is positive, I am uncomfortable being looked at by a lot of people - it's just not my natural state of being.

Tags: Attention, Positive  ✍ Author: Jonathan Cain

I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.

Tags: Justice, Time  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State.

Tags: Modern, Power  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they're denied by their insurer.

Tags: Level, Plan  ✍ Author: Eric Cantor

Everybody says they want to have private providers and we're saying fine. Let the states negotiate on behalf of a population in your state to drive down your costs. Don't just give subsidies to insurance companies for expensive insurance.

Tags: Give, Saying  ✍ Author: Maria Cantwell

We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.

Tags: Chance, Left  ✍ Author: Arthur Capper

From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling.

Tags: Feeling, Older  ✍ Author: Henry Charles Carey

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?

Tags: Generation, Valuable  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for whom death is not only necessary, but frequently even desirable.

Tags: Death, Human  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

In my years of public service at both the federal and state levels, I have had the privilege of representing most of the communities that make up Congressional District 21, including Hialeah, Westchester, Doral, Kendall, Miami Lakes, Hialeah Gardens, Medley and Palmetto Bay.

Tags: Both, Service  ✍ Author: Mario Diaz-Balart

I had the chance to visit all 56 counties in Montana in my pickup. You can put Washington, D.C., in one corner of our state and put Chicago in the other corner, and that's the size of my congressional district.

Tags: Chance, Put  ✍ Author: Steve Daines

And then for the first time in history a Cook County state's attorney was reelected for a third time.

Tags: History, Time  ✍ Author: Richard M. Daley

I think the state has some serious problems. Just look at the layoffs going on across the state, not just in Chicago. It affects the middle class. It pushes people down.

Tags: Problems, Serious  ✍ Author: Richard M. Daley

The state of our state needs serious attention.

Tags: Attention, Serious  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

Or even the state of Florida, where they are prepared to execute children. Umm, well, you hope that at least that there is something there to be claimed.

Tags: Children, Hope  ✍ Author: Edwidge Danticat

I have seven apartments in the house to keep in a state fit to be inspected everyday by Gentlemen.

Tags: Everyday, Keep  ✍ Author: Grace Darling

I've built my homeland, I've even founded my state - in my language.

Tags: Homeland, Language  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Darwish

I don't think anyone really is interested in reading about my emotional state. It's not even interesting to me.

Tags: Anyone, Emotional  ✍ Author: Larry David

My name became known because I was, one might say accidentally the target of state repression and because so many people throughout the country and other parts of the world organized around the demand for my freedom.

Tags: Country, Freedom  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress.

Tags: Language, Progress  ✍ Author: Artur Davis

A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.

Tags: Few, Laws  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.

Tags: Happiness, Health  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

You can't imagine parlor ballads drifting out of high-rise multi-towered buildings. That kind of music existed in a more timeless state of life.

Tags: Life, Music  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

We must remember that North Carolina is more than a collection of regions and people. We are one state, one people, one family, bound by a common concern for each other.

Tags: Family, Remember  ✍ Author: Michael F. Easley

Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.

Tags: Body, Rest  ✍ Author: Arthur Eddington

I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee.

Tags: Here, Integrity  ✍ Author: Charles Edison

Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.

Tags: Democracy, True  ✍ Author: Charles Edison

I was married for a little while. I chose to be married. Then I chose not to be. But in the state of Maryland, I could... That should be the case for all Marylanders.

Tags: Married, While  ✍ Author: Donna Edwards

I do think voters do take into consideration - particularly early state voters - take into consideration a wide range of factors, including electability, and they know that part of electability is the total package that you're presenting.

Tags: Early, Total  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse.

Tags: Greatest, Truth  ✍ Author: Kurt Eisner

Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.

Tags: Good, Men  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.

Tags: Pay, Said  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.

Tags: Nature, Permanent  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.

Tags: Deeds, Fate  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

I started out as a business manager for a national hotel chain based in Oklahoma. I got frustrated with what was happening in the state capital - the high cost of doing business and a lack of educated workers.

Tags: Business, High  ✍ Author: Mary Fallin

For me it's the instrument. If I want to think of a flute and the state of the arts I hear a vibrato; I don't know what a flute is unless the person plays it for me.

Tags: Hear, Unless  ✍ Author: Morton Feldman

Metrics are not a device for restraining the mad, any more than 'open form' or free verse is a prairie where a man can do all kinds of manly things in a state of wholesome unrestrictedness.

Tags: Free, Mad  ✍ Author: James Fenton

In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.

Tags: Few, Rights  ✍ Author: Adam Ferguson

After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.

Tags: After, Conscience  ✍ Author: Lion Feuchtwanger

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.

Tags: Father, Prison  ✍ Author: W. C. Fields

Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.

Tags: Mind, Sound  ✍ Author: E. M. Forster

I don't have any affirmations, I don't have any of that stuff. My natural state is to look at things as possibilities and as opportunities.

Tags: Natural, Stuff  ✍ Author: Michael J. Fox

Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.

Tags: Human, Life  ✍ Author: Viktor E. Frankl

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.

Tags: Act, Violence  ✍ Author: Sigmund Freud

I cannot recognise either the Palestinian state or the Israeli state. The Palestinians are idiots and the Israelis are idiots.

Tags: Cannot, Idiots  ✍ Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer

There is no state with a democracy except Libya on the whole planet.

Tags: Democracy, Whole  ✍ Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer

I do build my own backstory as an actor. It's important to know where your characters have come from in order to know where they're going - in order to exist in that state of being.

Tags: Actor, Order  ✍ Author: Sarah Gadon

Unbeknownst to most American investors, significant portions of their public pension, mutual fund, life insurance and private portfolios are comprised of stocks of privately held companies that partner with state sponsors of terror.

Tags: American, Life  ✍ Author: Frank Gaffney

The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers.

Tags: Big, Service  ✍ Author: Evan G. Galbraith

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.

Tags: Big, Small  ✍ Author: John Kenneth Galbraith

It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state.

Tags: Good, Government  ✍ Author: John Kenneth Galbraith

To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith.

Tags: Faith, Moral  ✍ Author: Liam Gallagher

Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide.

Tags: Oregon, Union  ✍ Author: Liam Gallagher

It's a sad state when more people retweet than buy records.

Tags: Records, Sad  ✍ Author: Noel Gallagher

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.

Tags: Faith, Grow  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

Recently though, our State Governments have discussed instigating a carbon trading scheme - the details are still to be decided - and that's an encouraging sign.

Tags: Sign, Though  ✍ Author: Peter Garrett

I always received much more satisfaction as a defense attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A. in obtaining a conviction. All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side of the individual as opposed to the state.

Tags: Individual, Side  ✍ Author: Jim Garrison

I read in the press, and therefore it must be true, that no secretary of defense had ever been quoted as arguing for a bigger budget for State.

Tags: Read, True  ✍ Author: Robert M. Gates

The Ohio State University has a rich - if quiet - heritage of the arts.

Tags: Quiet, Rich  ✍ Author: Gordon Gee

The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources.

Tags: Danger, Evidence  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas
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