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In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.
Belief creates the actual fact.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
I don't think that you can fake warmth. You can fake lust, jealousy, anger; those are all quite easy. But actual, genuine warmth? I don't think you can fake it.
Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.
T. S. Eliot
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.
I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.
If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs.
Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
David Herbert Lawrence
I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!
Unlike the actual, the fictional explains itself.
It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
I went into a clothing store, and the lady asked me what size I was. I said, 'Actual'. I'm not to scale.
Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them.
All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
Unfortunately, I think a lot of people are affected more by the idea of fame than the actual work ethic involved. A lot of them just want to be reality TV-type people who don't do anything.
The possible ranks higher than the actual.
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