Most people associate reading with laying on the beach.

They don't see that it's crucial for a democracy!

Associate reverently, as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts.

One of the ways you learn about life is to associate with people.

If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.

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Do you want to know a good way to fall in love? Just associate with all your pleasant experiences with someone, and disassociate from all the unpleasant ones.

When bad men combine, the good must associate;

else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.

It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam.

Modern life means democracy, democracy means freeing intelligence for independent effectivenessthe emancipation of mind as an individual organ to do its own work. We naturally associate democracy, to be sure, with freedom of action, but freedom of action without freed capacity of thought behind it is only chaos.

If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.

The parody is the last refuge of the frustrated writer.

Parodies are what you write when you are associate editor of the Harvard Lampoon. The greater the work of literature, the easier the parody. The step up from writing parodies is writing on the wall above the urinal.

All personal breakthroughs being with a change in beliefs.

So how do we change? The most effective way is to get your brain to associate massive pain to the old belief. You must feel deep in your gut that not only has this belief cost you pain in the past, but it's costing you in the present and, ultimately, can only bring you pain in the future. Then you must associate tremendous pleasure to the idea of adopting a new, empowering belief.

Man has lost the basic skill of the ape, the ability to scratch its back.

Which gave it extraordinary independence, and the liberty to associate for reasons other than the need for mutual back-scratching.

An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.

On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification exclusively to the totality of the sense impressions which we associate with it.

Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

Lycurgus, Numa, Moses, Jesus Christ, Mohammed, all these great rogues, all these great thought-tyrants, knew how to associate the divinities they fabricated with their own boundless ambition.

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were, for the moment, unpopular.

A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate;

he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement -- in a word, with more renunciation than you care for -- and so you flee the contagion.

To associate with other like-minded people in small, purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction. Exclusiveness will add to the pleasure of being several, but at one; and secrecy will intensify it almost to ecstasy.

To watch this crystal globe just sent from heaven to associate with me.

While these clouds and this somber drizzling weather shut all in, we two draw nearer and know one another. The gathering in of the clouds with the last rush and dying breath of the wind, and then the regular dripping of twigs and leaves the country over, the impression of inward comfort and Sociableness, the drenched stubble and trees that drop beads on you as you pass, their dim outline seen through the rain on all sides drooping in sympathy with yourself. These are my undisputed territory. This is Nature's English comfort.

Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality.

The club thing is a world people can associate with, letting your hair down at the weekend.

I associate going to an airport with work because I travel so much with my job.

So when I have a few days free from work, I tend to stay at home.

All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement.

Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree.

My goal is people associate November with COPD awareness month as much as they notice October with breast cancer and pink. That'd be a great thing if it happened. The fact that COPD kills more people than breast cancer and diabetes put together should raise some red flags.

The food in such places is so tasteless because the members associate spices and garlic with just the sort of people they're trying to keep out.

I don't think most people associate me with leeches or how to get them off.

But I know how to get them off. I'm an expert at it.

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds.

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation;

for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Like associates with like.

First, I'd become an avid reader of blogs, especially music blogs, and they seemed to be where the critical-thinking action was at, to have the kind of energy that I associate with rock writing of the 1970s or Internet e-mail discussion lists a decade ago.

Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever.

A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it.

We know that so many of the conditions and diseases that we associate with ageing can often be prevented or in fact their onset delayed if we just took preventative steps earlier in our lives.

The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers.

It was a great way to work. In those days, you had to be there. It was your world. It was your club. Your friends were there, your associates were there, your security was there.

The odd thing is if you asked me to do the accent now I would find it very difficult unless I was also playing that part, because I associate it so much with entering into the role and stepping into someone else's shoes.

Morgan, Lewis is a very large firm now, but it was not quite as big then.

It was exciting for an associate in those days, because you got good and varied assignments and terrific training.

Sam Walton instilled ownership of the products in the stores into the collective consciousness of every associate regardless of what job they did for the company.

Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.

I expect that our associates will walk with a little more bounce in their step and understand that this company is behind them and has respect for them.

If we take care of the customers and associates and grow the business, Wall Street will be pleased.

Playing a character who's dealing not only with a superpower but having a normal relationship is easy to associate with, because I feel that everyone has been through it.

None of those jobs were high-profile, but once I was on ET, people then began to associate me with that show. So, that is the thing that many people know me for. When in effect, that was the end of my television career.

There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things.

A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.

You can't be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people.

I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings, so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel.

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