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Helen Prejean Quotes and Sayings

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Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises
the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived:
the inviolable dignity of human persons.
- Helen Prejean

The important thing is that when you come to understand something you act on it,
no matter how small that act is.
Eventually it will take you where you need to go.
- Helen Prejean

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter
everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe
that change forever how we experience life and the world.
- John Milton

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams

 

Everybody you talk to about insurance says the insurance
market has become a lot more vibrant as a result of lifting,
allowing the foreign direct investment.
- John W. Snow

Because the quality of living with nature and allowing
it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city,
especially a dense city.
- Lawrence Halprin

I defend the right of almost everything to be published...
because I think that you're better off in trusting
the marketplace than allowing other people to make that decision.
- Christie Hefner

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By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric
field and thus giving them a certain velocity,
it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral,
stationary atoms.
- Johannes Stark

The Syrian regime is helping the insurgency in Iraq
and allowing all kinds of militants to come in and out,
and go to Iraq to attack random soldiers and innocent people.
- Walid Jumblatt

Education levels the playing field, allowing everyone to compete.
- Joyce A. Myers

I think love has something to do with allowing a person
you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them.
- Sting

True love brings up everything - you're allowing a
mirror to be held up to you daily.
- Jennifer Aniston

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength
by allowing each union to organize in any industry,
then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.
- Andy Stern

You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs;
nor allowing you to manage your own.
- Willis Lamb

I suffered evils, but without allowing them to rob
me of the freedom to expand.
- Gordon Parks

My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of
allowing love to invade and pervade one's life.
That can make the miracle happen in reality.
Try it.
- James Broughton

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way,
one cannot help allowing them their due.
- Horace Walpole

I'm not allowing my perspective to be dictated by the dominant culture.
- Holly Near

I've really written my books for my husband and our family.
They've brought us closer together by allowing us to
discuss things that were unspoken for so long.
- Pamela Stephenson

Allowing yourself to smile takes 99% of the effort.
- Simon Travaglia

We all want to thank Emmitt for allowing us to enjoy every yard.
- Michael Irvin

Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting
a weight and then allowing it to fall.
- Charles Babbage

When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very
reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life.
Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor.
- Lee Grant

Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts,
I felt God was allowing me to do that.
- Alfre Woodard

My father had retained an emotional affection for the
ceremonial of his parental home,
without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
- Franz Boas

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority.
This will force them to work at loggerheads,
allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It's time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust
fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social
Security taxes in personal savings accounts.
- Mike Pence

I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much
smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.
- Scott Hamilton

So, without being cold, you really have to try to retain
the capacity to help people without becoming too emotional
or allowing your own emotions to have full rein.
- Guy Green

No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome,
namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war,
for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.
- Douglas Hurd

We're allowing every Eric Harris, every troubled kid out there,
to become the next Tim McVeigh.
- Theodore Kaczynski

In bed my real love has always been the sleep that
rescued me by allowing me to dream.
- Luigi Pirandello

In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually
improves homeland security by allowing our government
to track who is in our borders.
- Joe Baca

Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk,
gently allowing his regard to light on my person.
- Georges Simenon

Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly,
shame on us for allowing it.
- Phyllis Schlafly

You cannot control what happens to you,
but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you,
and in that, you will be mastering change rather than
allowing it to master you.
- Brian Tracy

A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters
to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have
an ego when it's wanting to throw up.
It just does it.
- Matthew Barney

Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their
minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
- Neil Kurshan

After graduating in engineering I went to the University
of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for
allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.
- Vernon L. Smith

I am not allowing myself to get carried away.
- Damon Hill

Allowing the U.N.
into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international
community as a whole is committed to bringing stability
and safety to their country.
- Jay Rockefeller

I happen to believe that the preemption school is correct,
that the risks of allowing Saddam Hussein to acquire
his weapons will only grow with time.
- Charles Krauthammer

Allowing children to show their guilt,
show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
- Martha Beck

I support allowing homosexuals to serve openly in our
military and eliminating the 'don't ask,
don't tell' policy.
- Ed Case

Vocational education programs have made a real difference
in the lives of countless young people nationwide;
they build self-confidence and leadership skills by
allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.
- Conrad Burns

Thank you for allowing me to use colors as rich and deep as you please.
I had always wanted to do so, yet was never allowed
because of the color capabilities of our lithographers.
Now that I have done it, I don't think I'll ever go back.
- Maxfield Parrish

When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar,
you mustn't behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog.
You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you
to have a part in his hunger.
- Giovanni Guareschi

Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive,
is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage.
I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means.
In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry
diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?
- Ted Olson

Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid
without any aggravating circumstances being considered.
The effect has been to transfer the disparity from
the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal
of leeway on indictments.
- Harold H. Greene

The art of living does not consist in preserving and
clinging to a particular mode of happiness,
but in allowing happiness to change its form without
being disappointed by the change;
happiness,
like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
- Charles Morgan

Have you heard of this new thing called the internet?
It's giving people new expectations.
It's allowing them to become their own expert.
Knowledge lies anxious at their fingertips.
Gloss over the truth in your advertising and you'll
quickly be dismissed as a poser.
- Roy H. Williams

Allowing Texas to display the Ten Commandments on State
property but disallowing Kentucky courthouses from
doing the same is a poor and flawed interpretation of the U.S.
Constitution.
- Ginny B. Waite

I think the hardest to replace has been Johnny Collins.
He was great to play with.
You could always rely on him to be available for a short pass,
allowing you time to clear a ball.
He would never give the ball away.
- Richard Gough

What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that,
to believing your own hype; to allowing yourself to
become validated by others and no longer by yourself.
That's the danger of celebrity.
- Giovanni Ribisi

Just because an individual in his 30s hasn't found true love and,
yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces
you to be more particular.
In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding
that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody.
- Jeff Garcia

A little more movement of the defensive side of the ball,
some rules that will be unnoticed, but a big rule will
be allowing the jack linebacker to move out of the
box sideline to sideline.
- Ron Jaworski

In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that
infectious diseases cannot cross borders.
By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs,
we not only help improve health in those nations,
we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.
- Ron Wyden

Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports,
rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing
for increases in many of the programs and agencies
to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel.
- Jim Ryun

These sites have torn down the geographical divide
that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming,
allowing instant communication and connections to take
place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture,
not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake
resistant tall buildings,
but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional
Japanese architecture in modern buildings.
- Harry Seidler

The problem with allowing God a role in the history
of life is not that science would cease,
but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge
the existence of something important which is outside
the boundaries of natural science.
- Phillip E. Johnson

You know, I think that allowing somebody,
one mere person to believe that he or she is like,
the vessel you know, like the font and the essence
and the source of all divine,
creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge
too much responsibility to put on one fragile,
human psyche.
It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

I'm very excited about my new agreement with the Heat.
This contract allows me to address all of my family's
long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the
ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship.
- Shaquille O'Neal

There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy,
just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself
to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up -
or didn't -
and Jamaican stories.
- Neil Gaiman

But we are not going to stand by and go back to allowing
people with preexisting conditions to be discriminated against,
go back to the situation where people can be thrown
off their insurance simply because they become seriously
ill or you can't get on your parents' insurance after the age of 20.
- David Axelrod

We will also allow state companies to sell shares to
their workers and will pass a law allowing citizens
to start companies of their own with no limits on the
number of employees or on the firm's output.
- Vaclav Klaus

I think the court will determine that the Faith-Based
Initiative that the White House has instituted in the
last five years is constitutional,
in the context of allowing for broad-based programs
to include religious providers.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound
that functions as a sort of third gravitating body
between the this and the that,
pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into
the unknown from the known.
- Roy H. Williams

Certainly my parents were a huge influence.
They always expected the most out of all of us.
And expected us to do our very best.
I'm thankful to them for allowing me to do what I wanted to do.
- Laurel Clark

It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons,
not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome
the crews of four airplanes,
to be taken aboard passenger aircraft.
- Dave Reichert

Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation
the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every
10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next
20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
- David R. Brower


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