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People assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics.
To me, that has never been the case.
There are very few songs that I can think of where I remember the words.
- Brian Eno

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power,
whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping,
and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
- Abigail Adams

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested
interest in the chaos in which they exist.
- Richard M. Nixon

I see no reason for giving the capital employed in
agriculture greater protection than the capital vested
in other branches of trade,
manufacture, or commerce.
- Joseph Hume

 

Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear,
a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and
real diseases are useful material.
- Susan Sontag

I think it is important that you care about the characters,
and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence
but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
- Shawn Ashmore

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws,
and the whole practice of the government that the entire
executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
- Andrew Jackson

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It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization,
and that of our women was secure.
In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood.
- Charles Eastman

Whoever moves into a community has a vested interest in it.
- Andrew Goodman

There are no generalizations in American politics that
vested selfishness cannot cut through.
- John Gunther

The male sex still constitute in many ways the most
obstinate vested interest one can find.
- Francis Aungier

Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic
of its civilization creates,
educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
- John Maynard Keynes

No individual has a vested right to a job when that
individual fails to perform adequately.
- James E. Rogers

Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
- Samuel Butler

National languages are all huge systems of vested interests
which sullenly resist critical inquiry.
- Edward Sapir

This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that,
if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors
but that of the patronage,
there is really no government vested in them at all.
- Richard Cobden

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person
who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put
him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer.
A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum,
whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.
- Grover Norquist

We've all got to look at ourselves, start with yourself,
that's all you can do.
I believe that we can act responsibly as a group,
it's just that there are vested interests telling us not to bother.
- Ben Elton

I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested
in film making process and I've been lucky enough to
work with film makers in my past that have been very
encouraging to let me hang around.
I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
- Charlize Theron

Why should I tell you where I am going to get funds
from? If I were to do that then all the vested interests would get alerted.
You must be aware that railways are full of such elements
and my fight is against them.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

In fact I think now we've reached a point now,
where the powers that be really have sort of vested
interest in all of us being stoned out as much as possible
all the time so we don't know what's going on,
and we don't care.
- Lester Bangs

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict,
victory is always with economics.
Vested interests have never been known to have willingly
divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from
ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce;
it is hardly surprising that the financial and political
power created by these investments should be used sometimes
to suppress environmental impact studies.
- Garrett Hardin

As a confirmed individualist I certainly do not wish
to underrate the influence of the individual,
for the masses do not lead the individual;
rather,
in the individual is vested the capacity to lead the masses.
- Gustav Stresemann

When a kid can understand that a word can mean two things,
there's some real thinking going on.
They have a vested interest in finding out what a word means,
because it's the punch line to a joke.
- Brian P. Cleary

And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi -
that numbers confer unlimited rights,
that they take from some persons all rights over themselves,
and vest these rights in others.
- Auberon Herbert

He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like
someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.
- Walter Benjamin

There is no bullet-proof vest in my size.
- Ariel Sharon

Over-reliance on strictly economic justifications has
already begun to hurt the quality and range of education
at every level of American life.
- Charles Vest

We will work with industrial or Dept.
Of Defence sponsorship as long as we keep our principals
of openness firm we're proud to work with the military,
and they respect that in turn.
- Charles Vest

Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value
of publicly-supported research at our universities,
both to the Congress and to the general public.
- Charles Vest

The Science Coalition, which grew out of an initial
concept at Harvard and at MIT,
has now grown to an informal group of about 60 research universities.
- Charles Vest

In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers,
the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see
him putting on his vest and almost humming.
It was subtle, but you knew what happened.
Give me a towel and some blankets any day!
- Angie Dickinson

The term 'cost shifting,' as I use it,
refers to those items in a university's budget that
used to be reimbursed by the federal government but
are no longer paid for by them.
- Charles Vest

The thing that we at MIT must understand is the amount
of real damage that is being done to us in the fine
structure of how research funds are expended.
- Charles Vest

I would also certainly continue to keep loan repayment
interest rates as low as possible.
And I would spread the financial aid a little less
thinly across all income brackets.
- Charles Vest

When I first started the show, I was known as the 'cop nerd.'
I was in the 9th Precinct in the East Village every day.
I'd be at work wearing a fake bulletproof vest with foam in it,
then I'd leave and put on a real one to ride around with these guys.
- Jason Wiles

We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is,
tuition, room and board-to be within approximately
one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.
- Charles Vest

Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education,
of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life,
to the strength of our economy, to our security in
many dimensions will continue to be the most important message.
- Charles Vest

I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions,
in getting other universities across the contrary to
interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress.
- Charles Vest

Nonetheless, the research budgets of the Department
of Defense are under enormous stress-and they are extremely
important because they support more than 40 percent
of all federal funding for engineering schools across the country.
So the threat was and is real.
- Charles Vest

There is no question that we are in a period in which
we are going to have to use those sources to fund about
35 million dollars a year that used to be paid for
by the federal government.
- Charles Vest

Given the best of all possible worlds,
I would make a few changes.
I would place emphasis on increasing the amount of
funding that goes into programs like Pell Grants,
that purely and simply award funds to students who
really cannot afford full tuition.
- Charles Vest

Of course, tax revenues have ended up being substantially
higher than they were at the time these dire projections were made,
and we are very close now to having a balanced budget.
All that has been very helpful.
- Charles Vest

On the other hand, it is not fair to say that changes
in federal policy have caused our tuition to rise faster.
Every economic argument imaginable would indicate that
we should raise tuition at a faster rate than we do.
- Charles Vest

For much of this decade, both Congressional and administration
budget projections showed a decline in science and
technology accounts of between 20 and 30 percent in real dollars.
The real impact to date has been far less severe.
- Charles Vest

We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining
cost efficiencies through our reengineering process
and through overt fund-raising activities to better
support graduate education.
- Charles Vest

Agency by agency, we frequently have lost a bit of ground,
at least to inflation-but had it not been for the efforts
we've made to educate people about the importance of science,
technology and advanced education, those predictions
very well might have come true.
- Charles Vest

Literally from the moment I came in the door of MIT,
it was very clear that a highly productive 40-year partnership between U.S.
research universities and the federal government was badly eroding.
- Charles Vest

I wore bulletproof vests, and my bodyguards had the
option of having bulletproof vests -
I bought five sets.
- Ernst Zundel

There can, therefore, be no doubt that Presbyterians
do carry out the principle that Church power vests in the Church itself,
and that the people have a right to a substantive part
in its discipline and government.
- Charles Hodge

The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress;
therefore no offensive expedition of importance can
be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated
upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
- George Washington

If all Church power vests in the clergy,
then the people are practically bound to passive obedience
in all matters of faith and practice;
for all right of private judgment is then denied.
- Charles Hodge

Finally, I get to have houseplants and they stay alive.
- Linda Vester

As a journalist, it is so easy to get hardened when
you see so many stories that are disturbing.
Sometimes it's just your survival mechanism that makes
you hardened to some of it.
- Linda Vester

So now my road map has changed and I don't have a really
clear idea of what the next stops are.
- Linda Vester

I didn't want my parents to support me.
I wanted to prove that I could do it by myself.
- Linda Vester

I think I'd like to stay anchoring because,
number one, I'm learning a lot, and I love it when I'm learning.
And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
- Linda Vester

But for the first time in many years,
I get to sleep in my own bed every night.
I haven't done that, literally, in years.
It seems like such a small thing, but it is so nice.
- Linda Vester

What upset me the most was not that I would die,
but that I was letting down my parents.
I felt very guilty for chasing this dream career of mine,
at the expense of my parents.
- Linda Vester

Sometimes stories are inherently important whether
or not they have a direct relation to your life.
- Linda Vester

And since I just turned 32, I'm thinking about getting married,
having a family, and that's very difficult to do on
the road as a correspondent.
- Linda Vester

The school made it very clear that women were entitled
to positions of authority.
That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we
have a natural place in leadership in the world.
That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.
- Linda Vester

But there's always a Mass.
It's not a formal Mass at all.
We're sitting around her dining room table with wine
and Eucharist and holding hands.
It's very informal and small, but to me that's a wonderful way to have Mass.
- Linda Vester

In my rational mind, I know...
that is a very simplistic way of looking at it,
but when there is violence of that kind,
it challenges my faith.
I still can't say that I totally understand why -
why that is allowed to happen.
- Linda Vester

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting,
by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another
is a thing which has never yet existed,
from the greatest confederacy of nations
down to a town meeting or a vestry.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world
with a broader significance
than the narrow association of
members in a sect or creed.
- Helen Keller

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine


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