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As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
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It's important to see how we can advance in healing wounds. Ricardo Lagos, politician
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Civilization is merely an advance in taste: accepting, all the time, nicer things, and rejecting nasty ones. Katharine Fullerton Gerould, writer
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The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. James Madison, president
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No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts. Booker T. Washington, educator
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All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future. Gerald R. Ford, president
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Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs. Felix Klein, mathematician
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If I planned everything out in advance, I'd expire of boredom. Peter Straub, writer
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As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines. Thomas B. Macaulay, historian
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In my work, I have never had any use for anything that I have known in advance. Eduardo Chillida, sculptor
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The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government. Milton Friedman, economist
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Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes. William Gilmore Simms, novelist
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The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance. Aeschylus, poet
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I don't think we should tell them what we're going to do in advance. Let them think. Worry. Wonder. Uncertainty is the most chilling thing of all. Vernon A. Walters, soldier
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In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance. Joseph Stalin, leader
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The very best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance. Ruth Gordon, actress
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If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance. William Gilbert, composer
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You feel a sense of urgency, especially at my advanced age, when you're staring into the grave. Frank McCourt, author
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In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced. Charles Sturt, explorer
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Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die! Ngo Dinh Diem, statesman
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Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step. Samuel Smiles, author
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America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts. James Madison, president
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The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. John Glenn, astronaut
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The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century. Albert J. Nock, philosopher
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Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science. William Jennings Bryan, lawyer
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In externals we advance with lightening express speed, in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion. Frances E. Willard, activist
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We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security. Lawrence Korb,
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With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,' we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings. Sean Hannity, writer
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It is just not enough to strengthen the secret services for the fight against terrorism but it's also necessary to advance dialogue between cultures. Horst Koehler, statesman
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I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. Alexis de Tocqueville, historian
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The substantial uncertainty about the path of asset price movements going forward necessarily reduces the case for altering policy in advance of the move. Timothy Geithner, public servant
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The President and the Democrats on Congress have exploited the financial crisis to advance their socialist big government tax, spend and borrow agenda. Bradley A. Blakeman, businessman
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There's a lot more to see when you're playing and because of the advances in technology it makes room for all kinds of new characters. Tara Strong, actress
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I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort. Don Young, politician
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The first stage in a technology's advance is that it'll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it's successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration. Chris Anderson, businessman
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It's rather amusing at my advanced age to become a sex symbol. John Forsythe, actor
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They've just gone over the line in my opinion, and again, there's a proper time for a pat down, there's a proper time for an advanced technology body search, but it has to be done with some thought. John Mica, politician
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History is replete with examples of moments in time when we talk about deficit reduction and try to advance on it around the world, that is, where it leads to job losses, not job creation. Tavis Smiley, author
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We know that defence work results in more than great defence hardware - it can drive innovation and advances in all areas of our life. Jay Weatherill, politician
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If you ask an economist what's driven economic growth, it's been major advances in things that mattered - the mechanization of farming, mass manufacturing, things like that. The problem is, our society is not organized around doing that. Larry Page, businessman
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When the Americans advance, we harass and retreat, fire from new positions and then retreat again. If the attacking force is too big, we call for support. Muqtada al Sadr, clergyman
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I don't plan massively in advance. Stella McCartney, designer
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The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded. Gustave Flaubert, novelist
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May the days be aimless. Do not advance action according to a plan. Don Delillo, novelist
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You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way. Will Rogers, actor
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Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow. Ralph W. Sockman, leader
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Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war. Douglas MacArthur, general
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My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort. Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, royalty
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He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years. Thomas Carlyle, philosopher
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Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people. George W. Bush, president
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Advancement only comes with habitually doing more than you are asked. Gary Ryan Blair,
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To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Victory must be assured in advance. And the American public must be all for it from the outset. Evan Thomas,
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It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached. Samuel Johnson, author
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While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago. John Adams, president
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Anyone who considers using a weapon of mass destruction against the United States or its allies must first consider the consequences... We would not specify in advance what our response would be, but it would be both overwhelming and devastating. William J. Perry, politician
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Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles. Samuel Johnson, author
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If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance. Anne Bradstreet, poet
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I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband. Pat Nixon, first lady
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Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. Emma Goldman, activist
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It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length. Helen Keller, author
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Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. Maxwell Maltz, scientist
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The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom. George W. Bush, president
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Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. H. L. Mencken, writer
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They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again. Casey Stengel, athlete
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The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent. Dick Cheney, vice president
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There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens. Coretta Scott King, activist
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The liberation of Iraq is a crucial advance in the campaign against terror. Carl Levin, politician
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In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age. Matt Blunt, politician
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Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement. Christopher Bond, politician
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Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests. John Bolton, statesman
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Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress. John Clapham, economist
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I have never wavered from my intention to advance the cause of diversity in new and more effective ways. Jeb Bush, politician
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We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination. Olympia Snowe, politician
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I can honestly, and proudly, say that I never was on the casting couch. Oh, of course there have been advances from certain men in the movie industry, but nothing overwhelming. Dorothy Stratten, celebrity
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I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life. As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it. Christiaan Barnard, scientist
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Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests. David Duke, celebrity
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In fact what I would like to see is thousands of computer scientists let loose to do whatever they want. That's what really advances the field. Donald Knuth, scientist
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I thank you in advance for the great round of applause I'm about to get. Bo Diddley, musician
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My photographs are not planned or composed in advance, and I do not anticipate that the onlooker will share my viewpoint. However, I feel that if my photograph leaves an image on his mind, something has been accomplished. Robert Frank, photographer
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If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery. Michael Harrington, writer
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Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
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There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today. Jackie Stewart, athlete
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As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom, we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade. Thabo Mbeki, statesman
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Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance. John McCarthy, politician
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I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values. Winthrop Rockefeller, politician
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The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development. Frederick Jackson Turner, historian
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The theist and the scientist are rival interpreters of nature, the one retreats as the other advances. Joseph McCabe, writer
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The advancement of all sciences, especially where there has been such a radical change, have been attended with persecution. Daniel D. Palmer, celebrity
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After this urgent protest against entering into battle at Gettysburg according to instructions - which protest is the first and only one I ever made during my entire military career - I ordered my line to advance and make the assault. John B. Hood, soldier
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Men are much more agressive with their advances. Dave Navarro, musician
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The mind cannot foresee its own advance. Friedrich August von Hayek, economist
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The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it. Henry Hazlitt, philosopher
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Infectious diseases introduced with Europeans, like smallpox and measles, spread from one Indian tribe to another, far in advance of Europeans themselves, and killed an estimated 95% of the New World's Indian population. Jared Diamond, author
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The southward advance of native African farmers with Central African crops halted in Natal, beyond which Central African crops couldn't grow - with enormous consequences for the recent history of South Africa. Jared Diamond, author
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Funeral by funeral, theory advances. Paul Samuelson, economist
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We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons. Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did. Paul Nitze, writer
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Found everybody in a terrible state of excitement on account of the enemy's advance upon this place. John Buford, soldier
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Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances. Julie Bishop, politician
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Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world. Julie Bishop, politician
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Is a decision made in advance really any kind of choice. Wislawa Szymborska, poet
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Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries. Ernest Mandel, author
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They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party. William Henry Ashley, businessman
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Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels. William Henry Ashley, businessman
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The next release of mainline is going to have a lot of the advanced features people want, by the way. Bram Cohen, scientist
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In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies. L. Sprague de Camp, author
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To the extent that these advanced weapons or their components are treated as articles of commerce, perhaps for peaceful uses as in the Plowshare program, their cost would be well within the resources available to many large private organizations. Herman Kahn, scientist
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The rare person is still interested in new advances when they are adults. There is possibly a correlation with intelligence. In any case, you have to be fairly bright to keep learning and changing attitudes as you get older. Keith Henson, scientist
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The advance guard in the campaign for peace that America wages today must be the State Department. Louis A. Johnson, public servant
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It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof. John Desmond Bernal, scientist
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Marxists have some way of analyzing the development of affairs which enables them to judge far in advance of scientific thinkers what the trend of social and economic development is to be. John Desmond Bernal, scientist
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The problem is essentially that of communications to an army in action. After a rapid advance communications become disorganized, and there is a temporary halting until they are again in working order. John Desmond Bernal, scientist
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At times we expected the allies unquestioningly to follow our leads; sometimes we failed to consult them in advance before reversing policies; at other times we ignored their requests. Richard Kerry, diplomat
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George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the photography in Star Wars. He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that I advanced with regard to ways for doing that. John Dykstra, scientist
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While all of these are important and significant events, it is the United States' foreign policy that furthers the advancement of freedoms and rights for women that is the most striking for me. Ginny Brown-Waite, politician
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While that amendment failed, human cloning continues to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and morally questionable science is around the corner. Mike Pence, politician
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The two most important things that can be done to promote democracy in the world is first, to bring moral clarity back to world affairs and second, to link international policies to the advance of democracy around the globe. Natan Sharansky, writer
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When we are unwilling to draw clear moral lines between free societies and fear societies, when we are unwilling to call the former good and the latter evil, we will not be able to advance the cause of peace because peace cannot be disconnected from freedom. Natan Sharansky, writer
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You should pull him back besides in all the lines before the quarter, just as you make the others advance. William Cavendish, public servant
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After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result. Frederick Sanger, scientist
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So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock. Kevin Mitnick, businessman
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But had they not paid that advance we would have lost much more, we would have started to go and look for the product all over again, the refinery would have stopped working. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, politician
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Naming a transition team varies with the intentions of the candidate; some candidates have been careful to name a transition team as much as a year in advance. Richard V. Allen, public servant
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Every year the progress of advanced capitalist society makes our population consist of more and more isolates. This is because of the infrastructure of the economy, especially electronic communications. Mary Douglas, scientist
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The great weight of the ship may indeed prevent her from acquiring her greatest velocity; but when she has attained it, she will advance by her own intrinsic motion, without gaining any new degree of velocity, or lessening what she has acquired. William Falconer, poet
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Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, statesman
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China has legally purchased high performance computers, advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment from several American companies. Charles Foster Bass, politician
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I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck! Deborah Bull, dancer
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I didn't want the headache of having a publisher reviewing everything I wrote in advance. Mark Millar, writer
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Most of all, we should remember all of us are capable of individually helping advance the spirit of equality for all. Mike Rogers, politician
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Because the better an organization is at fulfilling its purpose, the more it attracts people who see the organization as an opportunity to advance themselves. Robert Shea, author
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We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers. Jim Barksdale, businessman
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I am a firm believer in education and have worked very hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that, if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree. I am convinced that education is the great equalizer. Jimmy Smits, actor
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It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal. Edward Thorndike, psychologist
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Let us tell our legislators in advance, that this is a right, restraints on which, we will not, cannot bear; and that every attempt to restrain it is a palpable wrong on God and man. Gerrit Smith, politician
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Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation. Randy Forbes, politician
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You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then - you didn't have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today - so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life. Bob Cousy, athlete
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Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances, and it is very surprising. They played one of my most advanced pieces, and one of my most unusual ones on the radio. Elliott Carter, composer
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Well I tried to, but I could never write anything that I liked or was worthwhile. I threw it all out and realized that I had to make a serious study- that my tastes were far more advanced than my abilities. Elliott Carter, composer
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If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance, 'cause I'd rather not know. Geraldine Ferraro, politician
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I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony. Gyorgy Legeti,
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By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any student of early culture proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile. James H. Breasted,
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Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly. Alan Dean Foster, author
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It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual. Alexander Fleming, scientist
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I wanted to do a movie about being really good at something, yet being socially awkward and not as advanced in your personal life as you are in your creative life. Alicia Witt, actress
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We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance. Penelope Keith, actress
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I certainly feel my career was a great career because it inspired so many many people, literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of life and to realize that they could make out and advance their own professional and private and social lives. Katherine Dunham, dancer
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Technological advances could allow us to see more clearly into our own lives. Kevin Kelly, editor
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The great advance of personal computers was not the computing power per se but the fact that it brought it right to your face, that you had control over it, that were confronted with it and could steer it. Kevin Kelly, editor
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I think recordings have been a terrific advance because now, when you have a piece of music, particularly something that appears to the listener very complicated, there's really a push to the world to try to figure out what it was that he was hearing. Leo Ornstein, composer
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