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The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don't contract them.
I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
Whoever has provoked men to rage against him has always gained a party in his favor, too.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
H. L. Mencken
Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
I am in favor of stem-cell research. I am not in favor of creating new human embryos through cloning.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal.
A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.
I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
I might be in favor of national healthcare if it required all Democrats to get their heads examined.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
William Ralph Inge
Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes, Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet, says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing, Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.
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