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Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.
Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares.
Terms like that, 'Humane Society,' are devised with people like me in mind, who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?
William Lloyd Garrison
In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'.
Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.
Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
To probe for unconscious determinants of behavior and then define a man in their terms exclusively, ignoring his overt behavior altogether, is a greater distortion than ignoring the unconscious completely.
Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with that early on, or you go away.
'Camp' is a vision of the world in terms of style - but a particular style. It is the love of the exaggerated.
I really think that it's better to retire, in Uncle Earl's terms, when you still have some snap left in your garters.
Russell B. Long
The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he lives in and places he works, in terms of the kind of light the windows in these places let through and by which we see him every day.
The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
Gerald R. Ford
All of us, whether guilty or not, whether old or young, must accept the past. It is not a case of coming to terms with the past. That is not possible. It cannot be subsequently modified or undone.
Richard von Weizsaecker
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
C. S. Lewis
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
H. L. Mencken
'Think simple' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women.
Rita Mae Brown
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
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