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It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
Complainers change their complaints, but they never reduce the amount of time spent in complaining.
Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn't have to advertise them.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon, or a didactic work.
So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you - and fight alongside you - until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way.
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
I would cap the amount of federal government can spend at 20 percent of the economy. Bring it back to 20 percent or lower. And say, we are not going to spend above that level. Democrats, they want to raise your taxes and spend more and more and turn us into an economy which is no longer driven by the private sector.
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.
I think the thing we see is that as people are using video games more, they tend to watch passive TV a bit less. And so using the PC for the Internet, playing video games, is starting to cut into the rather unbelievable amount of time people spend watching TV.
The least amount of judging we can do, the better off we are.
Michael J. Fox
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
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