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Affords Quotes

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Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality
the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for
going out of himself toward someone else.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Clarity affords focus.
- Thomas Leonard

 

I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the
same legal privileges that civil government affords
to traditional marriage and family life.
- Todd Akin

Hope is itself a species of happiness,
and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
- William Samuel Johnson

Blessed is the man who has some congenial work,
some occupation in which he can put his heart,
and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
- John Burroughs

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Whatever your image is, it's probably not you,
but it affords you the freedom to live up to it.
- Macy Gray

Ay, rail at gaming - 'tis a rich topic,
and affords noble declamation.
Go, preach against it in the city - you'll find a congregation in every tavern.
- Edward Moore

It affords me sincere pleasure to be able to apprise
you of the entire removal of the Cherokee Nation of
Indians to their new homes west of the Mississippi.
- Martin Van Buren

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the
noblest definition of it;
enthusiasm signifies God in us.
- Madame de Stael

For the most part, I have a very manageable celebrity.
People recognize me from time to time,
and they usually say very appreciative things.
It affords me a great deal of pleasure.
- Armistead Maupin

The river route is certainly preferable,
as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water.
- William Whipple

The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense
than the pursuit of truth or goodness,
because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
- Northrop Frye

All we can do is play ball.
Every time we go out on the field, we do what we do in America -
live in the freedom that our country affords us.
- Tim Salmon

This sight...
is by far the noblest astronomy affords.
- Edmond Halley

Of all the tyrants the world affords,
our own affections are the fiercest lords.
- John Sterling

The meaning or value of a thing consists of what it affords.
- James J. Gibson

The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable,
generally affords a true test of the relations' love to the deceased.
- Samuel Richardson

The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional
manipulation which the male is free to exploit,
since love is the only circumstance in which the female
is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity.
- Kate Millett

To those who have chosen the profession of medicine,
a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history,
and, indeed, of several other departments of science,
affords useful assistance.
- Charles Babbage

How large and varied is the educational bill of fare
set before every young gentleman in Great Britain;
and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases,
what a waste of good food it is!
- James Payn

The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes,
affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury,
which has so often ruined individuals,
states and empires; and which has now brought almost
universal bankruptcy upon us.
- Josiah Warren

None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed,
popular election, the accident of the lot,
or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive,
much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.
- Thomas Babington

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose...
only then will you learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

It is one of the blessings of old friends
that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is 'take-home
pay' because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
- Charles A. Jaffe

A man is rich in proportion to
the number of things he can afford to let alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.
- Christy Romano

A budget tells us what we can't afford,
but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
- William Feather

People try to live within their income so they can
afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.
- Robert Half

True friendship can afford true knowledge.
It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
- Henry David Thoreau

When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation,
he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
- Henny Youngman

The French have got to understand that a film is so
expensive that it can no longer afford to be regional
or even national in scope.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

We have to be realistic about what the state can afford,
and put an end to abuses of the system that cost millions.
- Jerry Brown

Law not served by power is an illusion;
but power not ruled by law is a menace which our nuclear age cannot afford.
- Arthur J. Goldberg

It's funny, I remember doing the Johnny Carson show,
and, uh, I couldn't afford my rent.
- Natalie Merchant

With my personal preparation at the piano,
I can afford to hum at half voice.
- Placido Domingo

I didn't decide I was crazy until 1952.
That's when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy.
- Allan Sherman

One does afford oneself the luxury to come into the studio and all day,
every day, spend one's life making aesthetic propositions.
What an immense luxury.
- Anish Kapoor

Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends.
You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one.
- Daley Thompson

I played English football - soccer -
instead of American football,
because we couldn't afford the equipment.
- Wally Schirra

A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to
fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind,
and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
- Howard Crosby

The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only
drawings and models which are played with by poor people
who cannot afford the real thing.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

No company can afford not to move forward.
It may be at the top of the heap today but at the bottom of the heap tomorrow,
if it doesn't.
- James Cash Penney

In fact, at Olympic National Park in my district,
they 3 years ago had 130 summer employees they brought in for temporary work.
This summer they have 25 because they cannot afford more.
- Norm Dicks

I am working hard to ensure that working families can
continue to afford to live in our city.
- Thomas Menino

No state on earth can afford to allow several authorities
to co-exist next to one another.
- Mahmoud Abbas

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
- Louis Agassiz

My friends and I are collecting prom dresses to give
to girls who can't afford them for their proms.
- Lauren Bush

If you can afford to advertise, you don't need to.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Whenever I can afford to do something,
I do it.
- Thurston Moore

You could afford your house without the government
if it weren't for the government.
- Rush Limbaugh

As soon as we find a cure, we will utilize any of the
donations to go toward providing medication to those who can't afford it.
That is my goal.
- Montel Williams

And I thought if I don't pre-interview -
first of all,
we couldn't afford it - but the second thing was it
would force me to do my own research,
which takes two weeks.
- James Lipton

I almost rented a house by an architect named Schindler,
but I couldn't afford it.
It was a jewel.
- Parker Stevenson

Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic
thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes.
They can afford the time and the books.
- Irvine Welsh

I am a writer.
I could not afford to take 15 months off from my writing
career to play detective.
- James Ellroy

I mean, don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old,
at least.
Who can afford to live in the past?
- Harold Pinter

In a time of serious budget deficits,
immense war costs and a sluggish economy,
we cannot afford to grant such outlandish subsidies
to some of our Nation's largest corporations.
- Ron Kind

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore.
There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death,
and want to annihilate Western civilization.
- Tony Snow

No sane man can afford to dispense with debilitating pleasures;
no ascetic can be considered reliably sane.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I can afford to say what I wish.
- Paul Getty

Only great minds can afford a simple style.
- Stendhal

I'm not doing my philanthropic work,
out of any kind of guilt,
or any need to create good public relations.
I'm doing it because I can afford to do it,
and I believe in it.
- George Soros

Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents
meriting an education which his parents cannot afford,
he should be carried forward at the public expense.
- James Madison

One thing I have learned in my time in politics is
that if one of the parties is shameless,
the other party cannot afford to be spineless.
- Frank Lautenberg

A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular,
and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
- C. S. Forester

I want more muscles!
I go to the gym three or four times a week with a personal trainer.
I can afford that now.
I can't put on weight though, no matter how much I eat.
- Christopher Parker

Arafat rejected the deal because, as a dictator who
had directed all his energies toward strengthening
the Palestinians hatred toward Israel,
Arafat could not afford to make peace.
- Natan Sharansky

Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress,
because once you are truly educated,
you will not ask for power.
You will take it.
- John Henrik Clarke


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