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Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Robert A. Heinlein
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
Carter G. Woodson
People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key.
And yeah, my handicap was down to a 10 when we were at the thick of it. I trained for six or seven months, golfing every day for six hours, seven days a week, with eight trainers. It was intense.
I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.
When I was small, my most serious handicap was a painful bashfulness in the presence of strangers.
I don't smoke marijuana anymore. I don't drink. Marijuana is a handicap. So is alcohol. Alcohol is a terrible handicap. But in spite of being a handicap, it shouldn't be criminal.
The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind.
Well, I'm a 14 handicap. Anyone who golfs knows what that means.
Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
I get a kick out of Democrats thinking they know how handicap a GOP race.
Losing Michael Jackson is a handicap. It's the Lakers trying to win a championship without Kobe Bryant.
An intellectual is someone who avoids the mundane by lowering his handicap.
One of my favorite things to do is play golf at Braemar Country Club. It's quiet and not overly crowded. The people are nice, and there's wildlife all around the course. As far as my game itself, I can go from a 10 handicap to a 30, depending on the day.
Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap.
But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting.
This same habitual blindness to spiritual, substantive dimensions of every significant challenge continues to handicap Hollywood.
I sort of play golf because a lot of my friends are into it, but I'm awful - my handicap is about six or seven thousand.
I've been writing a lot, I've a few projects I'm trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing... Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I'd be thrilled.
Paul M. Glaser
For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
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