Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others

Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.

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The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair.

Government is the only institution that can take a valuable commodity like paper, and make it worthless by applying ink.

Success is neither magical or mysterious.

Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness;

it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect.

I am for a government rigorously frugal &

simple, applying all the possible savings of the public revenue to the discharge of the national debt; and not for a multiplication of officers & salaries merely to make partisans, & for increasing, by every device, the public debt, on the principle of its being a public blessing.

Boston is a moral and intellectual nursery always busy applying first principals to trifles.

Essentialists hope that when students leave school, they will possess not only basic skills and an extensive body of knowledge, but also disciplined, practical minds, capable of applying schoolhouse lessons in the real world.

Man's consciousness is his least known and most abused vital organ.

Most people believe that consciousness as such is some sort of indeterminate faculty which has no nature, no specific identity and therefore no requirements, no needs, no rules for being properly or improperly used.... Men abuse, subvert and starve their consciousness in a manner they would not dream of applying to their hair, toenails or stomachs. They know that these things have a specific identity and specific requirements, and, if one whishes to preserve them, one must comb one's hair, trim one's toenails and refrain from swallowing rat poison.

Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.

Mentally imagine you are buying the business or applying for the job that will earn your fortune. Review each step you'd take, the obstacles you might meet, the difficulties you would meet. Continue imagining each step until you mentally reach your wealth goal.

The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.

We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy towards our tournament preparations.

The right way to reign in healthcare costs is not by applying more government and more controls and making it more like the post office, it's by making it more like a consumer-driven market.

I was literally just going and applying for jobs, and I couldn't get a job, and I was getting more and more broke, and you find yourself groveling for jobs you don't even want.

Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism.

Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press.

Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others.

Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia.

There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.

My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business.

Take the situation of a scientist solving a problem, where he has certain data, which call for certain responses. Some of this set of data call for his applying such and such a law, while others call for another law.

The beautiful thing about when you go through a slide is that you learn from it.

Not just saying that you learn from it, but applying the things that you have learned.

In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking.

I knew from the beginning that privacy was going to be a huge issue, especially with regard to applying Total Information Awareness in counterterrorism. Because if the technology development was successful, a logical place to apply it was inside the United States.

We've got to search back to our last known safe landmark.

I can't say exactly where, but I think it's back there at the start of the Industrial Revolution, we began applying energy in vast amounts to tools with which we began tearing the environment apart.

Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions.

You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success.

I am flattered that they think that many people would enjoy my work.

I don't approach any genre a different way than I may approach another one. I treat every role I do like a role worthy of applying whatever kind of tactic, process and talent I have.

Our assessment of socio-economic worth is largely a sham.

We scientists should not lend ourselves to it - though we routinely do. We should, instead, insist on applying the criterion of quality.

My main point is to entertain in a way that is unique and different from what anybody else id doing; to apply my voice in a way that nobody else in the industry is applying theirs.

The Yankees, the first mechanicians in the world, are engineers - just as the Italians are musicians and the Germans metaphysicians - by right of birth. Nothing is more natural, therefore, than to perceive them applying their audacious ingenuity to the science of gunnery.

Often I hear people say they do not have time to read.

That's absolute nonsense. In the one year during which I kept that kind of record, I read twenty-five books while waiting for people. In offices, applying for jobs, waiting to see a dentist, waiting in a restaurant for friends, many such places.

As history has shown, pure science research ultimately ends up applying to something. We just don't know it at the time.

The need to create a new taxonomy that isn't just applying to our own solar system will become so evident and apparent that something will come out of it. I'm sure of it, even if it's not tomorrow.

Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought.

The privatization law draft was recently released and I believe that very soon we will start applying it, of course taking into consideration the provisions of UNMIK (United Nations Mission in Kosovo).