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If you're so pro-life, do me a favour:
don't lock arms and block medical clinics.
If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
- Bill Hicks

I go on giving interviews because I've been brought
up to support the projects I'm involved in.
When you've enjoyed working on a production,
you want to do them a favour.
- Francesca Annis

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
kept rigidly under control.
- Alan Bennett

Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the
charge of murder by the Athenians through favour,
lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage,
committed adultery with Venus.
- Lactantius

 

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward,
but if God only finds me worthy of one reward,
I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II

When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides,
a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search
for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself.
- Bertrand Russell

God made man in his own image, and man returned the favour.
- Frank Wedekind

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We should be wary of politicians who profess to follow
history while only noticing those signposts of history
that point in the direction which they themselves already favour.
- Douglas Hurd

I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism.
- James Callaghan

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

Everything in our favour was against us.
- Danny Blanchflower

Every time you go to the doctor and get a good report,
the odds keep staking more in your favour.
- Fran Drescher

Some people argue that we should limit choice in favour of good local services.
My response is simple: why should we assume those two
concepts are mutually exclusive?
- John Hutton

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself;
his aim is so exalted that riches,
office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
- Samuel Johnson

With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that
no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which
the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon.
- John Bright

I got a hundred bucks says my baby beats Pete's baby.
I just think genetics are in my favour.
- Andre Agassi

Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
- Anthony Eden

So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener,
that he will cultivate them extensively,
even against the wishes of his employer;
and,
in many instances, rather leave his situation than
give up the growth of his favourite flower.
- Robert Fortune

Those nations have a very great responsibility at this
juncture of the world's affairs,
for by throwing their joint weight into the scales
of history on the right side,
they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace.
- Arthur Henderson

There's another way we are getting behind business -
by sorting out the banks.
Taxpayers bailed you out.
Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start
lending to Britain's small businesses.
- David Cameron

John Paul II, above all, managed to contain the huge mass of frustration,
of hate that had accumulated in that region,
in favour of a peaceful transition.
This was, without doubt, something that changed European history.
- Rocco Buttiglione

A common creation demands a common sacrifice,
and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour
of a constructed international language is the fact
that it is equally foreign,
or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities.
- Edward Sapir

On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings,
I now, with a high sense of gratitude,
presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty,
the Creator and Preserver.
- William Bartram

Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals
who don't go out of their way to do each other favours.
- Jacques Delors

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments
when no axes are being ground.
- Heywood Broun

Fortune favours the bold.
- Virgil

I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported
by your frequent courtesies and favours.
- Philip Massinger

When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby,
men sprang to their feet.
I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around.
I didn't want them doing me favours.
- Agnes Macphail

It is, finally, a word is untimely in three different senses,
and bearing it as one's treasure will not win one anyone's favours;
one rather risks finding oneself outside everyone's camp...
Beauty is the word that shall be our first.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

After the Revolution I was freed.
I favoured the Constituent Assembly and am still for it.
- Fanny Kaplan

Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think
they will be favoured like the thief on the cross;
for we see on the other side,
they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
- Elias Hicks

There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and
traditional values and being more open and international.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me,
and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying
into execution your plans.
- George Stephenson

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

It is essential for genetic material to be able to
make exact copies of itself;
otherwise growth would produce disorder,
life could not originate, and favourable forms would
not be perpetuated by natural selection.
- Maurice Wilkins

George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable
things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in,
which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about!
- David Prowse

But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone,
that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity;
that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have
received their most awful ratification.
- Thomas Day

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.
- James Allen

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

If thy brother wrongs thee,
remember not so much his wrong-doing,
but more than ever that he is thy brother.
- Epictetus

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada


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