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Those who play with the devil's toys
will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power,
it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one.
- Pat Boone

Conditions are ripe for triumph.
We will win.
And we will wield great power here.
- Daniel Ortega

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power,
but in the chance to use power to do great things.
- John Boehner

 

Well there are those that you wield and those that you join.
- Richard Murdoch

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon.
which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.
It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Be good.
Do good.
The devil wields no power over a good man.
- Harry Segall

A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
- William C. Bryant

Usually when I wielded a hockey stick,
it meant somebody was going to get hurt.
This is just a friendly match.
- Stan Mikita

Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
- Henry B. Adams

Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors,
who when their turn comes will manufacture professors.
- Simone Veil

Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers,
who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
- Simone Weil

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A man is usually more careful of his money
than he is of his principles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
- Milton Friedman

Don't take it personally -
it's not usually about you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything.
They just cry over their condition.
But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
- James Russell Lowell

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Politicians and diapers need to be changed regularly,
usually for the same reason.
- Anonymous

I love decorating my home.
I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with.
- Suzy Bogguss

Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
- Mark Strand

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first,
rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
- Henry David Thoreau

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all.
- Benjamin Spock

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts
filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

But in the end our government usually -
not unfailingly - is responsive to the people;
and usually -
not always -
will try to do what is right.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Usually it is uses of words, not words in themselves,
that are properly called vague.
- J. L. Austin

I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right
hook during my first week on the job.
It was awful.
They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
- Eliza Dushku

The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.
- Chris Morris

Usually, certainly British singers, adopt an American
accent when they sing and I think that usually people
are thinking of somebody else,
but I just think of very specific people.
- Jane Horrocks

I have had shoulder injuries in the past,
but usually it's from training.
- Warren Cuccurullo

The public is usually slow to catch on to new things,
and it's important that musicians stick to their guns
and not look for that instant gratification.
- Greg Ginn

There is only one situation I can think of in which
men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do.
It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.
- Mortimer Adler

I'm not usually where I think I am.
It's kind of spooky.
- Laurie Anderson

The very greatest things - great thoughts,
discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship,
often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
- Samuel Smiles

In Hollywood they usually cast me as villains or priests.
- Max von Sydow

You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.
- Craig Bruce

The movies I usually do are maybe three or four weeks
because they don't have a lot of money.
- Catherine Keener

Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
- Phil Crosby

Starbucks is my main fix and it's usually you people working in there -
sometimes they're actually shaking.
It just makes me feel horrendous because I've been in that situation.
- Shirley Manson

The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games
usually wins the pennant.
- Pete Rose

A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct.
- Ezra Pound

Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas
and usually in Aspen in the summer.
- James Cronin

What is forgiven is usually well remembered.
- Louis Dudek

Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices
which played a crucial role in the ascent of man,
we usually reach the realm of play.
- Eric Hoffer

We say of an animal that it is intelligent,
and we say the same thing of a woman;
but in neither case is it usually appropriate,
clearly for very different reasons.
- Jose Bergamin

People are usually surprised to hear this,
but I don't really read children's books.
- Beverly Cleary

The funny thing is, strangers still seem to feel comfortable
coming up to me and saying things,
but now usually it's because they recognize me,
and they say nice things.
- Todd Solondz

I'm not usually attracted to big-budget American films.
- Ian Hart

Usually when you see females in movies,
they feel like they have these metallic structures around them,
they are caged in by male energy.
- Bjork

No special writing rituals.
And my desk is usually cluttered.
- Stephen Greenblatt

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody
else that they would keep it a secret.
- Walter Winchell


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