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Government is an unnecessary evil.
Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior,
can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
- Fred Woodworth

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I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine
the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.
- Rene Descartes

We are becoming so accustomed to millions and billions
of dollars that "thousands" has almost passed out of the dictionary.
- Everett Dirksen

The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers,
the more he can depend on their response.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

 

I can no longer play at a level I was accustomed to in the past.
- Mario Lemieux

Children are already accustomed to a world that moves
faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher
in front of a classroom can do.
- Major Owens

To sing along with Stevie Wonder, you had to make your
voice do things it was not accustomed to doing.
- Michael Bolton

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In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give
the majority what they want rather than educate them
to understand what is best for them.
- Carter G. Woodson

DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's
family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences
with the children of my mistress.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms,
and no possible disadvantage.
- Joel Barlow

If a spectator with a philosophical mind,
somebody accustomed to reading books,
gets the same kind of information in a movie,
he might not fully understand it.
- Manuel Puig

Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has
become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
- Jesse Helms

The Communists automatically violated the daily practices
of democracy to which I was accustomed.
- Elia Kazan

Curious people who have become accustomed to think
that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without
giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.
- Moshe Sharett

Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in
Canada for five and a half months a year.
- Anthony Michael Hall

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his
own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming
little "personal characteristics."
- Helen Rowland

Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change,
you're bored.
It's the same with fashion, you know.
And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
- Bill Blass

In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed
to a little anger and exaggeration.
Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well.
- Edmund S. Muskie

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The same is the case with those opinions of man to
which he has been accustomed from his youth;
he likes them,
defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
- Maimonides

No player can become accustomed to New York's climate in August in a few days.
The playing conditions, the courts in New York and
France are very different.
- Helen Wills Moody

New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
- Euripides

I had grown up accustomed to living a life of high drama.
- Lorna Luft

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single
cause that which is the product of several,
and the majority of our controversies come from that.
- Marcus Aurelius

Art was carrying me a lot of the time.
When you're accustomed to playing with Art,
and you play with other drummers, it's as if the bottom dropped out.
- Benny Green

So many people are accustomed to written information
that you really have to have a few more bells and whistles in this day and age.
- Chris Bell

It's sad that we have become so accustomed to bad service
that we're shocked when we get good service.
- Neil Cavuto

One of the strengths I derive from my class background
is that I am accustomed to contempt.
- Dorothy Allison

It's a very difficult thing for people to accept,
seeing women act out anger on the screen.
We're more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying.
- Rebecca De Mornay

But I think it's always difficult when a product that
you're using and accustomed to changes.
- Mitchell Baker

Mankind are more disposed to suffer,
while evils are sufferable,
than to right themselves by abolishing
the forms to which they are accustomed.
- Thomas Jefferson

The meals were served in a large hall,
in which Moctezuma was accustomed to eat,
and the dishes quite filled the room,
which was covered with mats and kept very clean.
- Hernando Cortes

What a thing is and what it means are not separate,
the former being physical and the latter mental as
we are accustomed to believe.
- James J. Gibson

Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon
become accustomed to no one governing.
- Vladimir Lenin

Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an
important force in the early groups of volunteers.
They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling,
whereas very few workers had left British shores.
- Bill Alexander

But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing
life and it would be hard to change now -
partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love,
teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell,
even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
- Orson Scott Card

In the last camp they all ate grass,
until the authorities forbade them to pull it up.
They were accustomed to having the fruits of their
little communal gardens stolen by the guards,
after they had done all the work; but at the last camp everything was stolen.
- Martha Gellhorn

We used to speak familiarly of an agent,
now do more, who was accustomed to manufacture evidence,
and to invent facts in his cases, or at least to alter
the aspects of facts to such an extent that they might fairly be viewed as new.
- George Combe

I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts.
When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights
with guys and usually punching out boys my age because
I was a lot bigger and tougher.
So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into
the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself.
- Cameron Diaz

We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing
between individual men and God that we can hardly enter
into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation
in its national organisation appears as the religious unit.
- William Robertson Smith

Heavy pillars, carved from the rock,
bear the roof.
Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light;
then they can make out marvelous representations from
Indian mythology carved on the walls.
- Rudolf Otto

All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war.
However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk.
We had so often packed our service trunks that the
whole thing had become tedious.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I am prejudiced in favor of him who,
without impudence,
can ask boldly.
He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself.
No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can
ask nobly and with boldness.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English,
by telling them that they are superior to all the world;
but this I can say,
that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
- Richard Cobden

I try hard to convince them it's important -
but there's a history of discomfort with minorities
voting in some parts of this country,
so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We were excited when we sold our first 10 records.
I always felt that if we could get the music out there,
and if people became accustomed to it,
then a substantial number of them would enjoy it.
- Greg Ginn

I've gone through back surgery a couple times,
and of course, my radiation treatments for six weeks
got me to the point where I was not able to play at
the level that I was accustomed to.
- Mario Lemieux

Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual
conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite
a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches,
in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and
the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.
- Fritz Kreisler

Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as
the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability
to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas.
But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare
and isolated events in nature.
- Edward Thorndike

I've been accustomed to being famous and having a certain
level of attention for 14 years,
but in the last few months, it's changed.
It's like on the arcade game, I've gone up to the next level.
- Kylie Minogue

We're both accustomed to being the center of attention.
We're both accustomed to being spoiled by the people around us.
And we don't expect to have to compete with somebody for all of that.
- Jim Lampley

It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little;
a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little
will only accustom you to endure.
- Grenville Kleiser

Never chain your dogs together with sausages.
One must accustom one's self to be bored.
- John Berger

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love,
for they enkindle and melt the soul.
- Saint Teresa

Observe constantly that all things take place by change,
and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of
the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are,
and to make new things like them.
- Marcus Aurelius

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper


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