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Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow
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If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy
The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken
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A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic
need for education in our society.
- Kent Conrad
Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
- Elizabeth Goudge
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
- Alfred North Whitehead
We like where we live and we wanna participate in our
neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to-
we're not like benevolent-
it's pretty basic.
- Jon Fishman
Information comes through to me in 3 basic ways seen,
hearing, and feeling the energy of the person that's crossed over.
In which it is a symbolic type of language.
- John Edward
I tell you, I'm really not what you'd call into your basic kink,
even though we do live in Hollywood,
which is a little bit like living in a box of granola.
- McLean Stevenson
As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations,
women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to
basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day.
- Ginny B. Waite
Your basic person wants to talk about material culture,
I think about God, cats, nature.
- Billy Corgan
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words.
If you can control the meaning of words,
you can control the people who must use the words.
- Philip K. Dick
Just as the constant increase of entropy is the basic law of the universe,
so it is the basic law of life to be ever more highly
structured and to struggle against entropy.
- Vaclav Havel
Punk rock really influenced me, the basic metal bands,
Zeppelin, Stones and Floyd, and Southern rock bands.
I think I was pretty well-rounded.
- Al Jourgensen
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books
and the Quest for Tomorrow books,
you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic
questions that Star Trek asked.
- William Shatner
I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is
that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character,
you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.
- Janet Suzman
The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity
are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.
- Frederica Montseny
The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation
of powers and a system of checks and balances because
man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power.
- Roy Moore
After you date a player or two it's nice to just chill
with a guy that can keep it basic.
- Angie Martinez
Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people,
is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
- Miranda Richardson
Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely
another way of describing the basic American plan:
- Robert Bork
I only knew basic western trail riding.
- Julie Benz
This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one
of the basic principles of biological oxidation.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Faith is more basic than language or theology.
- Sydney Carter
Access to basic quality health care is one of the most
important domestic issues facing our nation.
- Ed Pastor
I like to get paid for doing basic research,
so it's pleasant to write some nonfiction about it.
- Bruce Sterling
I have to plead basic ignorance of most new jazz artists here.
- Gary Lucas
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect
its citizens against violence.
- John Foster Dulles
First, I'd like to see the basic tools such as compilers,
debuggers, profilers, database interfaces,
GUI builders, CAD tools, and so forth fully support the ISO standard.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society,
and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.
- Jinato Hu
There are three basic approaches to AI:
rule-based, and connectionist reasoning.
- Marvin Minsky
I think your program has to reflect what your basic feelings are.
I'll plead guilty to that.
- Frank Reynolds
It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever
a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S.
company that national security isn't threatened.
- Dave Reichert
The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now,
and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason,
they are to be promptly fulfilled.
- Arthur J. Goldberg
It's both funny and sad which seem to me to be the
two basic ingredients of good comedy.
- Tony Hancock
I'm pretty basic as far as technique is concerned.
I don't use many gadgets, and I like the sound my guitar makes,
- Brian May
We have now just enshrined, as soon as I sign this bill,
the core principle that everybody should have some
basic security when it comes to their healthcare.
- Barack Obama
If you have a craftsman's command of the language and
basic writing techniques you'll be able to write -
as long as you know what you want to say.
- Jeffery Deaver
The specifics of Cathy?s and my life are different now,
but the basic life challenges are exactly the same.
- Cathy Guisewite
Only truthful hands write true poems.
I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.
- Paul Celan
Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm.
Like with jazz.
You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it.
And the riffs are about timing.
- Kathy Acker
Assassins and presidents invite the same basic question:
Just who do you think you are?
- Sarah Vowell
One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the
world today is that people talk too much and think too little.
They act impulsively without thinking.
- Margaret Chase Smith
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort;
it concerns the basic human rights of family,
country, justice and human dignity.
- Imelda Marcos
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
- Will Durant
So we just hope that all of these governors who are
grappling will be able to provide the basic services
to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful.
- Jennifer Granholm
The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk.
- Dustin Hoffman
No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.
- Bryant H. McGill
The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth,
to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent
on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.
- Neal Boortz
Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings
out the basic traits in them.
If they were jerks before they had money,
they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.
- Warren Buffett
I love sport because I love life, and sport is one
of the basic joys of life.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
For most women, including women who want to have children,
contraception is not an option; it is a basic health care necessity.
- Louise Slaughter
Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words
to be used in a game of tennis,
though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
- Virginia Graham
To aid life, leaving it free, however,
that is the basic task of the educator.
- Maria Montessori
This is a basic requirement the meaning of globalization
is that we should admit that the economy of each country
is dependent on the economy of all the others.
- Richard Grasso
Why do we do basic research? To learn about ourselves.
- Walter Gilbert
That attitude does not exist so much today,
but in those days there was a very sharp distinction
between basic physics and applied physics.
Columbia did not deal with applied physics.
- Gordon Gould
I'm still excited at being at a microphone and talking to listeners.
I love that.
It's the most basic element of what I do and I still enjoy it very much.
- Bob Edwards
Clean air is a basic right.
The responsibility to ensure that falls to Congress and the president.
- Thomas Carper
There's a basic principle about consumer electronics:
it gets more powerful all the time and it gets cheaper all the time.
that's true of all types of consumer electronics.
- Trip Hawkins
Success in management and success in sport are derived
from the same basic principles.
- Will Carling
The basic problems facing the world today
are not susceptible to a military solution.
- John F. Kennedy
Basic research is very useful, but it should be more
geared toward application than it was before.
- Luc Montagnier
This could be done in part, because the equipment was very inexpensive.
Not much money was involved in tooling so that basic
changes of that type could be accomplished.
- Jack Kilby
The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of
the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy
of female power as a beneficent and independent power.
- Carol P. Christ
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