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In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.
Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
- Will Rogers

Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots;
the responsibility is more divided,
and the claims are more numerous.
- William Wells Brown

It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority
in parliament and claims the government for itself.
- Franz von Papen

 

Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience
is almost certainly a bore.
- Bernard Cornwell

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near;
My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
- Lord Byron

Anybody who claims to read the entire paper every day
is either the world's fastest reader or the world's biggest liar.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

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In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome;
for the absence of these claims to attention does not
expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
- Marguerite Gardiner

First our pleasures die - and then our hopes,
and then our fears - and when these are dead,
the debt is due dust claims dust - and we die too.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

Duty is for Kant the One and All.
Out of the duty of gratitude, he claims,
one has to defend and esteem the ancients;
and only out of duty has he become a great man.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The purpose of education is to keep a culture from
being drowned in senseless repetitions,
each of which claims to offer a new insight.
- Harold Rosenberg

Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.

Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents,
but grow out of the very essence of religion,
namely, its absolute claims.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

I believe that my own Christian faith does indeed make universal claims.
- Timothy Radcliffe

My girlfriend claims that her last boyfriend was a
better kisser than me and I have to admit,
he is pretty good.
- Dwight York

It would be a mind-boggling endeavor to try to identify
each individual who claims to have been a survivor
of victimization during this period of 24 years.
- Jose Ramos-Horta

Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages,
I am an ardent believer in the free market.
- Barack Obama

Despite claims by some to the contrary,
we have heard numerous times in hearings and briefings
by experts that existing technologies do not fully
or effectively detect nuclear material.
- John Linder

Show me a man who claims he is objective and I'll show
you a man with illusions.
- Henry R. Luce

I do not know of any credible evidence that suggests
Dr. Zavos can clone a human being.
This seems to be yet another one of his claims to get publicity.
- Robert Winston

Tom Cruise's attorney said he is going to sue anyone who claims he is gay.
In a related story, Ricky Martin's attorney has been
hospitalized for exhaustion.
- Conan O'Brien

King consciously steered away from legal claims and
instead relied on civil disobedience.
- Constance Baker Motley

The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive
claims to embody a new revelation from on high,
is not a frequent occurrence.
- Robert Rainy

The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security
crisis only to distract Americans from its serious
mismanagement of the federal budget.
- Mark Dayton

I don't expect that the million will ever be won,
simply because there is no confirming evidence for
any paranormal claims to date.
- James Randi

People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical
claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions,
often because they haven't given much thought to the connections.
- Steven Pinker

All claims of education notwithstanding,
the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
- Emma Goldman

My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in
relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved,
despite the government's false claims.
- Kevin Mitnick

The true civilization is where every man gives to every
other every right that he claims for himself.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Science never gives up searching for truth,
since it never claims to have achieved it.
- John Charles Polanyi

Gossip is what no one claims to like,
but everybody enjoys.
- Joseph Conrad

Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they
are by citing exceptions to their claims.
Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth.
- Samuel P. Huntington

Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due;
woe to him that refuses it when it is.
- Thomas Carlyle

For the state by its nature claims sovereignty,
the right to an unlimited development of power,
determined only by self-interest.
It is by nature anarchistic.
- Christian Lous Lange

As soon as one nation claims the right to take preventive action,
other countries will naturally do the same.
If we go down that road, where are we going?
- Jacques Chirac

He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub,
a gay club, where he's known as Straight Dave by the bar staff -
and no one believes he's as straight as he claims to be.
He meets the daughter of the club manager,
and he has an affair with her.
- Neil Tennant

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied
by barbarous refinements,
has been trying to hold crime in check;
yet crime persists.
Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not,
as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
- Albert Camus

A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest,
remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself,
shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he
remakes it in his own image.
- Joan Didion

Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment.
Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth,
justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth,
justice, freedom and reason.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community -
as SNCC does -
must work to provide that community with a position
of strength from which to make its voice heard.
This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan.
- Stokely Carmichael

I had made a decision early on that we were going to
do the right things and that if they worked we were
going to be very successful.
And if for some reason they didn't, all the claims
and the protestations and the excuses wouldn't make any difference.
- John Engler

A universe with a God would look quite different from a universe without one.
A physics, a biology where there is a God is bound to look different.
So the most basic claims of religion are scientific.
Religion is a scientific theory.
- Richard Dawkins

Properly practiced creativity must result in greater
sales more economically achieved.
Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims
out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted,
believed, persuasive, urgent.
- William Bernbach

One of the worst things to come out of the Consumer
Protection Board's misleading claims is the impression
that government resources are to hard to get and just
aren't available for regular people like you and I. - Matthew Lesko

Aching all over, we reached level ground again,
and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that
no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road;
a decision which later experiences only served to confirm.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The doctrine of original sin claims that all men sinned in Adam;
but whether they did or whether it is merely a fact
that all men sin does not basically affect the problem of suffering.
- Walter Kaufmann

Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may
depend upon treaty stipulations,
or upon the rules of international law,
or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the
circumstances of a particular case,
or upon disputed facts.
- Elihu Root

The popular tendency is to listen approvingly to the
most extreme statements and claims of politicians and
orators who seek popularity by declaring their own
country right in everything and other countries wrong in everything.
- Elihu Root

When BP was not moving fast enough on claims,
we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund -
managed by an independent third party -
to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill.
- Barack Obama

Dull would be the man who should merely tolerate this plan of social industry.
Weak would be the position of him who should take an
apologetic tone in defending it,
or present its claims in a merely negative way,
by exposing the evils and perils of the socialistic plan.
- John Bates Clark

Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest
virtue and its greatest fault.
It must speak, and speak immediately,
while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and
the signs of horror are still in the air.
- Henry Anatole Grunwald

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent
can be no longer synonymous.
We must prepare for the coming hour.
The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions;
and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist,
others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite
of the repugnance of nature;
I know of no one who claims it easily exists without
any resistance from nature.
- Evangelista Torricelli

In any case, fighting will not settle whether the claims were just or unjust.
It will only settle which nation can mobilize and handle
its fighting forces and its economic forces the better.
- Rufus Jones

Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis.
The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things;
the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them.
In short, the neurotic has problems,
the psychotic has solutions.
- Thomas Szasz

Whoever claims that economic competition represents
'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle,
provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack
of knowledge of economics.
- George Reisman

It is popular to call it a crisis of the Western world.
It is in fact a crisis of the whole world.
Communism, which claims to be a solution of the crisis,
is itself a symptom and an irritant of the crisis.
- Whittaker Chambers

Anyone who claims to be good at lying is obviously bad at lying.
Thus - as a writer myself - I cannot comment on whether
or not writers are exceptionally good liars,
because whatever I said would actually mean its complete opposite.
- Chuck Klosterman

Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena.
This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed
under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified,
is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
- Edmund Husserl

The man who bears my name, and who claims to be me,
was born on July 15, 1865, the sixth in a family of seven.
He was an ugly child, and remained ugly till his eighteenth year,
when his looks gradually improved.
- Laurence Housman

Elizabeth, Lady C, claims to be writing at the limits of language.
Would it not be insulting to her if I were diligently to follow after her,
explaining what she means but is not smart enough to say?
- J. M. Coetzee

What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document
is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims,
a commitment to a new social contract,
binding on all the Governments of the world.
- John Charles Polanyi

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up.
You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who
claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation


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