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One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.

Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.

Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.

Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back.

Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.

She never envisioned a legal career for me, but she did think it was very important that I be able to support myself, and I think she would be pleased to see what has become of me.

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

So the bodhisattva saves all beings, not by preaching sermons to them, but by showing them that they are delivered, they are liberated, by the act of not being able to stop changing.

Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself.

Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things.

Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.

Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life.

Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.

That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere.

The 'I think' which Kant said must be able to accompany all my objects, is the 'I breathe' which actually does accompany them.

The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.


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