Conrad Bums - Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
[ Add Adjustment Beauty Cannot Change Harmony Parts Proportionately Subtract Whole Without]
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El Cordobes - I have been an "Official" all my life, without the least turn for it. I never could attain a true official manner, which is highly artificial and handles trifles with ludicrously disproportionate gravity.
[ Artificial Attain Been Could Disproportionate Gravity Handles Highly Least Life Manner Never Official Trifles True Turn Which Without]
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Ellen DeGeneres - An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
[ Contains Dangerous Degree Error More Proportion Truth Which]
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Olympia Dukakis - People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still depend on agricultural production in Australia so of course there are exports. That's easily overlooked.
[ Agricultural Australia Course Depend Easily Exports Forget Huge Jobs Our Overlooked Production Proportion Still]
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Thomas Hearne - No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population.
[ African Continent Country Descent Estimated Europe Immigrant Larger Mainly Men Million More Muslim Population Proportion Seven Six Than Them Women]
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Lauren Hutton - I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion of your country and my country, of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk, unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild, which might come and settle near them.
[ Citizens Come Country Creature Dawn Dusk Extraordinary Large Mean Might Near Never Pigeon Proportion Really See Settle Them Thing Til Unless Which Wild Your]
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Max Jacob - Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
[ Between Differences Direct Friends Irritating Opinion Proportion Taste Their Triviality]
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Beyonce Knowles - The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move, and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance, particularly in military affairs.
[ Affairs Animals Between Carry Considerable Importance Matter Men Military Move Particularly Proportion Velocity Weights Which]
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Alvin Lee - There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
[ Beauty Excellent Hath Proportion Some Strangeness]
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Jason Mewes - The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
[ Duration Original Passion Proportionate Resistance Woman]
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Lorne Michaels - Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
[ Amused Degree Good Ground Love Persons Proportion Themselves Thrive Unintelligent Weary Weeds Which]
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Leonard Nimoy - Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
[ Breadth Depends Derives Endurance Endure Governed However Leadership Morality Organization Organizations Proportion Quality Rests Thus Upon Which]
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Dave Reichert - An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
[ Artist Beauty Because Contains Deformities Disproportion Equally Exquisite Him His Implies Intoxicating Only Pleasures Same Sense Shows Time Which]
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Edmund Waller - The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
[ Absolute Beauty Bodily Chief Consists Fine Proportions Theatre Truth]
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Jerry Weller - Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
[ Behind Leave March Modern Morality Proportion Religion Societies Towards]
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John Woo - Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
[ Become Believe Civilized Doubt Men Proportion Readiness Their Willingness]
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- Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
[ Destroyed Fettered Fetters Flourish Human Music Nations Painting Poetry Proportion Race Their]
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- To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
[ Bag Beautiful Eyes Filled Grapes Guinea Miser Money More Proportions Sun Than Use Vine Worn]
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- The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy; but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
[ According Application Considering Her Much Nature Navy Proportion Ship Shortened Them Thought Too Voyage Were]
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- Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
[ Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions Simply Success]
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- There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
[ Between Difference Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions]
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- The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
[ Designs Disproportion Great Madness Means Proof]
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- We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
[ Fear Ignorance Our Proportion Them Things]
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- The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
[ Actual First Importance Must Out Proportion Value Writer Writing Written]
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- Time is a resource whose supply is inversely proportional to its demand.
[ Demand Inversely Proportional Resource Supply Time Whose]
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- Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
[ Athletic Brethren Children Difficulty Foster Greatness Harsh Her Into Nurse Proportion Rocks Roughly Strength]
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- Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
[ Bait Devil Farthest Feed Fullest General Happiness Increase Minds Moon Proportion Real Recede Riches She Stores Sun Their Those Upon Wealth Whose Worldly]
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- Man may act according to that principle or inclination which for the present happens to be strongest, and yet act in a way disproportionate to, and violate his real proper nature.
[ According Act Disproportionate Happens His Inclination Man May Nature Present Principle Proper Real Strongest Violate Way Which Yet]
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- Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory.
[ Ancient Been Consideration Divided Division Equal Having Into Just More Nearly Paid Parts Proportion Quantity Territory Than Three Times Value Wales]
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- And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good.
[ Am Because Bury Death Going Good Hear Important Landslide Message Opponent Proportions Proving Republicans Saying Sends Sick Tonight Trust]
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- When you talk about evangelicals, don't forget that a significant proportion of the evangelical community is African American. And most African Americans - well over 90 percent, thoroughly evangelical, thoroughly biblical - will probably vote Democratic.
[ African American Americans Biblical Community Democratic Evangelical Evangelicals Forget Most Over Percent Probably Proportion Significant Talk Thoroughly Vote Well Will]
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- Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
[ Been Difficulty Out Proportion Rocket Science True]
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- You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting of a totem for meaning is attached to every line. You must be most particular about detail and proportion.
[ Absolutely Attached Depicting Detail Every Honest Line Meaning Most Must Particular Proportion Totem True]
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- I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome.
[ Abortion Am Because Certain Democratic Disproportionate Disproportionately Exercise Fairly Hurt Influence Large Liberal Low Numbers Out Outcome Position Primary Relatively Thus Turn Turnout Voters Where]
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- When France resolved, along with England, to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland, the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome proportions was inevitable.
[ Along Assistance Awesome Burst Conflict Defense England France Inevitable Legitimate Lend Poland Proportions Realization Resolved Us]
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- I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it's more fun for people to read about. It's even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
[ Because Blown Even Everything Fun Get Gets Industry More Out Proportion Read Stories Think True Wilder]
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- Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
[ Architecture Fashion Matter Proportions]
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- The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
[ Air Body Cheering Communication Cut Debarred Free God Heaven Itself Just Life Light Loses Mind Nature Off Proportion Revelation]
Topic: Nature
- Although an increasing proportion of the Hispanic population is foreign-born - about half of adults in this group - English proficiency is and should remain a requirement for citizenship.
[ Adults Although Citizenship English Group Half Hispanic Increasing Population Proficiency Proportion Remain Requirement Should]
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- We die in proportion to the words we fling around us.
[ Around Die Fling Proportion Us Words]
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- I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.
[ Am Concerned Country Deeply Diminution Disproportionately Low Paid Result Salaries Strength Teachers Teaching Throughout]
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- Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
[ Admiration Always Apparent Difficulty Ease Fine Our Proportion Real Will Writing]
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- The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
[ Always American Apparent Consequences Events Expected French Little Magnitude Much Produced Proportionate Revolution Them Things Those Thus Which]
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- A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast.
[ Accident Acts Boast Events Far History Human Impulse Larger Much Our Proportion Reason Result Show Sudden Than True Which Would]
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- One in four children being victimized? That's about seven children in every classroom. That's a significant proportion of the population.
[ Being Children Classroom Every Four Population Proportion Seven Significant Victimized]
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- Require... electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes.
[ Allocated Electoral Popular Proportion Require Votes]
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- There's no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity.
[ Add America Been California Contribute Disproportionately Economic Four Growth Last Privileged Productivity Question Technological Three Years]
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- I think the one thing this picture shows that's new is the psychological disproportion of the kids' demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too.
[ Demands Disproportion Fault Kids New Often Parents Picture Psychological Shows Some Thing Think Too Work]
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- I think you've got to have your feet planted firmly on the ground, especially in this business, and you must not believe things that are said or written about you, because everything gets out of proportion one way or the other.
[ Because Believe Business Especially Everything Feet Firmly Gets Got Ground Must Other Out Planted Proportion Said Things Think Way Written Your]
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- I fail to understand how you can justify a poll tax on the entire population, yet exclude a significant proportion of that population from programmes that this tax is paying for.
[ Entire Exclude Fail How Justify Paying Poll Population Programmes Proportion Significant Tax Understand Yet]
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- Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
[ Facts Just Least Observed Proportion Sense Should Some Suppressed Them Treating]
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- Ideas which have been developed simultaneously or in immediate succession in the same mind mutually reproduce each other, and do this with greater ease in the direction of the original succession and with a certainty proportional to the frequency with which they were together.
[ Been Certainty Developed Direction Each Ease Frequency Greater Ideas Immediate Mind Mutually Original Other Proportional Reproduce Same Simultaneously Succession Together Were Which]
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- The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
[ Ancient Complex Find First Get Human Manageable More Most Often Older Problem Process Proportion Reduces Rule Taking Things Which Wisdom]
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- First of all, we were never not speaking. It's gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control.
[ Because Blown Control Difference First Got Gotten Just Never Opinion Out Private Proportion Refused Speaking Stories Straightforward Talk These Think Very Were]
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- One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.
[ American Developing Epidemic Every Hiv Infection Men Nations Out Positive Proportions Rate Reached]
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- The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population.
[ Being Best Equal Family Food Greater Living Material Measure Must Other Outgo Poorer Population Proportion Standard Things Total Used Which]
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- The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
[ Directly Embarrassment Mature Person Proportional Rate Tolerate Which]
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- The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe is directly proportional to our loss of freedom.
[ Directly Europe Freedom Increased Italy Loss Muslims Our Presence Proportional]
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- I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts; novelists, painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far lower in the field of song writing.
[ Arts Far Field Great Lower Many Men More Novelists Painters Proportion Sculptors Song Talent Think Women Writing]
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- A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
[ Amount Cannot Doctor His Inversely Man Narcotic Needle Poor Proportional Skill Use Without Work Your]
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- Everybody has a camcorder now, and they exploit these incidents and blow them all out of proportion.
[ Blow Everybody Exploit Incidents Now Out Proportion Them These]
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- Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
[ Also Based Broader Compensation Country Decisions Disproportionate Distribution Executives Grossly Growing Implications Incentives Income Increasing Inequality Perverse Policy Problem Receiving Result Take Themselves]
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- Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
[ Dreamer Dreaming His Must Only Out Proportion Realities Shall Though Truth Understand Waking]
Topic: Dreams
- Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
[ Certified Charter Far Higher Proportion Schools Teachers]
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- Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
[ Direct Distance Idealism Increases Problem Proportion]
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- In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.
[ Always Art Artist Every Form Formal His Knows Measure Obsession Only Primordial Proportion Qualities Sign Subject Whether Work]
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- It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.
[ Consists Everything Measured Music Proportion Universe Whole]
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- Why is it not just as likely that there were as many small general nearly at first as now, and as great a disproportion in the number of their species?
[ Disproportion First General Great Just Likely Many Nearly Now Number Small Species Their Were Why]
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- There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s.
[ Always Authority Back Been Certain Changed Church Doing Early Hasn Issues Leave Proportion Research Sex Since Started]
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- When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
[ Amount Directly Disagreeable Feel Himself Inflict Into May Others Pain Proportional Run Someone Sure Uncomfortable Upon Us Within]
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- I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read.
[ Books Care Enjoy Movies Out Proportion Published Read Same]
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- Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
[ Death Exact Fear Increase Increases Proportion Wealth]
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- Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
[ Age Equal Hesitation Increases Proportion Relation Risk]
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- Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings.
[ Blown Everything Feelings Hurts Out Proportion Really]
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- People's intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number. People don't tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.
[ Bigger Get Groups Intelligence Into Inverse Number Proportion Smarter Tend Tends Their]
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- The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number of truths that must be kept from it.
[ Kept Must Number Proportionate Soul Truths Weakness]
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- I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.
[ Am Direct Fail Judged Keep Number Proportion Succeed Times Trying]
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- Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
[ Change Changes Direct Dissatisfaction Never Occurs Proportion]
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- Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.
[ Boston Desert Happy Larger Loving Oasis Place Proportion Rational Where]
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- A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
[ Belief Evidence His Man Proportions Wise]
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- In Great Britain the price of food is at a higher level than in any other country, and consequently, the British artisan labours at a disadvantage in proportion to the higher rate of his food.
[ Any Artisan Britain British Consequently Country Disadvantage Food Great Higher His Labours Level Other Price Proportion Rate Than]
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- Well, I don't know how they define that. But they have this Texas blues thing blown kinda out of proportion. I am a Long John Hunter blues, before and after, that's what I am.
[ After Am Before Blown Blues Define How Hunter John Kinda Know Long Out Proportion Texas Thing Well]
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- It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way.
[ Account Achievable Also Consult Continue Ensure Front Full Line Measurement Other Proportionate Public Reasonable Reforms Regimes Right Take Targets Under Way Workers]
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- Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
[ Air Beauty Been Between Blocks Classic Columns Greek Huge Literally Makes Old Out Proportions Temples Their Which]
Topic: Architecture
- The primary factor is proportions.
[ Factor Primary Proportions]
Topic: Design
- In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
[ Beauties Just Life May Measures Perfect Proportions See Short Small]
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- It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion of things in the world seems to be only arithmetical.
[ Arithmetical Comforting Disproportion Only Reflect Seems Things World]
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- The one big strategic error - which was a political error and an economic error of grand proportions - was the prescription drug bill.
[ Big Bill Economic Error Grand Political Prescription Proportions Strategic Which]
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- A man is hindered and distracted in proportion as he draws outward things to himself.
[ Distracted Draws Himself Hindered Man Outward Proportion Things]
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- The consequences of a crime should not be out of proportion to the crime itself.
[ Consequences Crime Itself Out Proportion Should]
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- I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction, but there has been an almost disproportionate amount of that genre in my body of work. I don't know what to make of it.
[ Almost Amount Been Body Disproportionate Done Fiction Genre Know Lot Make Outside Science Things Work]
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- Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
[ Chances Degree Desire Directly Face Fact Get Hate Job Out Pleasure Proportional Squarely Success Your]
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- May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks.
[ Bear Blanks Children Education Enormous Facts Friends Generation Interpose Longer Lottery Master May Number Parent Plain Prevail Prizes Proportion Rising Statement Their Welfare Which]
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- The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.
[ Action Animates Effect Juvenile Men Minds Proportionate Same Stimulus Will]
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- It is work and personal worth which make a State great both politically and industrially, and in my estimation they are to be found in largest proportions in the Democratic party.
[ Both Democratic Estimation Found Great Industrially Largest Make Party Personal Politically Proportions State Which Work Worth]
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- When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.
[ Action Aim Between Captured Contradiction Distinguish Down Educate Escape Forget Makes Mind Myself Nothingness Only Proportionately Remember Strength Thought Thoughts Times Which Write]
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- The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers, which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.
[ Agriculture Arithmetical Concentration Effect Geometrical Growth Increases Industry More Powers Productive Proportion Reciprocal Than Which]
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- The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
[ Chosen Commitment Direct Endeavor Excellence Field Life Person Proportion Quality Regardless Their]
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- Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
[ After Could Country Every Ii Just Led Measure Now Number Proportion Science Scientists Tiny War Way World Yet]
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- Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner.
[ Enforced Humane Immigration Manner Proportional Should]
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- Unless you have prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you just in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.
[ Chance Educated Great Just Make Occasion Only Opportunity Prepared Profit Proportion Ridiculous Unless Use Valuable Will Your Yourself]
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- There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct proportion with the years.
[ Aged Certain Direct Heart Increase Life Phase Proportion Seems Warmth Years]
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- The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
[ Changes Direct Honest Lives Number Proportion Their Willing World]
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- The beauty of a face is not a separate quality but a relation or proportion of qualities to each other.
[ Beauty Each Face Other Proportion Qualities Quality Relation Separate]
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- The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
[ Affected Americans Burden Coast Devastating Disproportionate Gulf Hurricanes Iraq Most Poorest Residents Share Were]
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- Thank God I don't live in Los Angeles. I think if you're there the whole time it just gets out of proportion and you lose touch completely with reality.
[ Angeles Completely Gets God Just Live Los Lose Out Proportion Reality Thank Think Time Touch Whole]
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- Do a little bit more than average and from that point on our progress multiplies itself out of all proportion to the effort put in.
[ Average Bit Effort Itself Little More Multiplies Our Out Point Progress Proportion Put Than]
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- Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age, or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families.
[ Affected Age American Disability Disproportionately Families Financial Important Income Insure Most Nets Old Privatization Safety Security Social Their Times Women Would]
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- Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
[ Absence Actions Happiness Intended Pain Pleasure Produce Promote Proportion Reverse Right Tend Wrong]
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- Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
[ Always Amount Been Character Contained Courage Eccentricity Generally Genius Had Mental Proportional Society Strength Vigor Where Which]
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- The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
[ Amount Been Chief Contained Courage Danger Dare Eccentric Eccentricity Few Generally Genius Marks Mental Moral Now Proportional Society Time Vigor]
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- The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
[ Between Direct Disparity Food Mill Pepper Price Proportion Quality Restaurant Rises Size]
Topic: Food
- The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
[ Distance Duties Front His Inverse Line Medals Number Officer Proportion Square Varies]
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- Age gives you a great sense of proportion. You can be very hard on yourself when you're younger but now I just think 'well everybody's absolutely mad and I'm doing quite well'.
[ Absolutely Age Doing Everybody Gives Great Hard Just Mad Now Proportion Quite Sense Think Very Well Younger Yourself]
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- I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene.
[ Argue Bbc Family Inflated Instrumental Level National Out Particularly Proportion Relevance Royal Scene Television Their Up Were Where Would]
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- Latinos are disproportionately more likely to be injured on the job than other ethnic groups.
[ Disproportionately Ethnic Groups Injured Job Latinos Likely More Other Than]
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- We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
[ Always Earn Exact Idly Justly Our Proportion Receive Rewards Service Will Wish]
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- Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
[ Courage Expands Life Proportion Shrinks]
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- There is always some universal proportion, but along with that there are some places where special things happen. Ireland, for example. I've always felt it's interesting to play there. Maybe they just drink more than anybody else.
[ Along Always Anybody Drink Else Example Felt Happen Interesting Ireland Just Maybe More Places Play Proportion Some Special Than Things Universal Where]
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- There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.
[ Available Based Believe Change Economic Lack Large Life Long Make Must Necessities Peace Plenty Political Population Proportion System Them Will World]
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- Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
[ Against Beauty Flux Freezes Giving Halts Limit Make Melting Nature Objects Our Proportion Symmetry Them Weapon]
Topic: Beauty
- The Law of Triviality... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
[ Agenda Any Briefly Inverse Involved Item Law Means Proportion Spent Stated Sum Time Triviality Will]
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- Time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
[ Agenda Any Inverse Involved Item Proportion Spent Sum Time Will]
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- We get real results only in proportion to the real values we give.
[ Get Give Only Proportion Real Results Values]
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- Beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole, and by the dimensions of all the parts being duly proportioned to each other.
[ Appearance Beauty Being Dimensions Duly Each Good Other Parts Pleasing Produced Proportioned Taste Whole]
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- Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.
[ Balance Bodies Contain Corrupted Elements Greater Lose Necessary Other Properties Proportion Speedily Than Their Virtues Water Which]
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- Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion.
[ Assists Harmonic Him Mathematical Music Proportion Use]
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- Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings.
[ Architect Buildings Care Due More Nothing Proportions Requires Than]
Topic: Architecture
- Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole.
[ Agreeable Agreement Between Building Each Harmony Height Just Length Other Parts Proportion Regular Result Several Them These Which Whole Width]
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- Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
[ Ability Definite Does Exactly Exist Function Literature Main Proportional Social Such Their Use Vacuum Writers]
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- The importance of information is directly proportional to its improbability.
[ Directly Importance Improbability Information Proportional]
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- The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
[ Charms Direct Generally Her Passing Proportion Swiftness Woman]
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- The present level of armaments could be taken as the starting point. It could be stipulated in an international treaty that these armaments should be simultaneously and uniformly reduced by a certain proportion in all countries.
[ Armaments Certain Could Countries International Level Point Present Proportion Reduced Should Simultaneously Starting Taken These Treaty Uniformly]
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- Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected.
[ Affected Armaments Been Countries Curtailed Disarmed Military Peace Proportionately Secure Security Thus Way Were Without Would]
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- Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense - very far in excess of one-half of one per cent - into their otherwise sober documents.
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- The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it.
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- The proportions, too, in which the capital that is to support labour, and the capital that is invested in tools, machinery and buildings, may be variously combined.
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- All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood, are only trifles of different sorts and sizes, proportioned to our years and views.
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- A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
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- The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
[ Americans Great Humor Majority Overwhelming Possessed Proportion Qualities Sense Two]
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- And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad.
[ Also Ask Bad Forgiveness Good Keep Nine Perspective Proportion Support Things Versus Years Your]
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- There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.
[ Decline Direct Evidence Industrialization Industry Motion Picture Proportion Social Technology]
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- Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
[ Proportioned Rarely Reputation Virtue]
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- Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the harm or the error that we made, we're not going to settle.
[ Cost Disproportionate Error Going Harm Made Much Settle Settling Totally Where Wrong]
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- To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority.
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- Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
[ Deserves Fault How Justly Knows Nature Only Proportion Punishment]
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- At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.
[ Accomplish Classes Could Deal Directly Gained Great Knowing Pleasure Princeton Proportionate Put Realized Success Things Those Work]
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- We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education.
[ Best Britain British Comes Compulsory Education Extremely Fairly Good Large Low Our Out Population Proportion Schooling Significant Standard Standards Universities Very]
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- While most Americans have access to the best oral health care in the world, low-income children suffer disproportionately from oral disease.
[ Access Americans Best Care Children Disease Disproportionately Health Low-Income Most Oral Suffer While World]
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- I'm not overly alarmist about it, but I do think there are some worrying signs, like the growing accumulation of wealth by a very small proportion of the population, plus elections in the US are much more dominated by money than anywhere else calling itself a democracy.
[ Accumulation Anywhere Calling Democracy Dominated Elections Else Growing Itself Money More Much Overly Plus Population Proportion Signs Small Some Than Think Us Very Wealth Worrying]
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- A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles.
[ Embittered Great Life Married Negligence Originated Proportion Trifles Which Wretchedness]
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- I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men. Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government should have their equal rights in it. They do not receive their rights in full proportion.
[ Am Burdens Carrying Declaration Equal Favor Full Government Having Independence Men Out Proportion Receive Rights Should Society Suffer Their Well Women]
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- Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.
[ Development Discontent Exact Her Increases Proportion Woman]
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- The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
[ Always Fears Love Our Pleasures Proportion]
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- Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city, but their condition becomes more wretched.
[ Becomes City Condition Does Growth Increase More Only Poor Proportion Their Wretched]
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- In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great.
[ Colony Constituted Course Crime Great Must New Proportion South Wales]
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- The waste of capital, in proportion to the total capital, in this country between 1800 and 1850, in the attempts which were made to establish means of communication and transportation, was enormous.
[ Attempts Between Capital Communication Country Enormous Establish Made Means Proportion Total Transportation Waste Were Which]
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- There is no proportional representation requirement in the Equal Protection Clause.
[ Clause Equal Proportional Protection Representation Requirement]
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- I used to be a fan of proportional representation, but I am not at all now I have seen it in action.
[ Action Am Fan Now Proportional Representation Seen Used]
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- Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
[ Follows Gigantic Ones Precedes Proportion Reputation Shadow]
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- The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
[ Follows Gigantic Him His Man Precedes Proportions Reputation Shadow]
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- The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.
[ Ability Credit Given Man Out Possesses Proportion Really Speak Usually]
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- A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
[ Afford Alone Man Number Proportion Rich Things]
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- A person that much interested in science is going to neglect his social life somewhat, but not completely, because that isn't healthy either. So one has to work it out according to one's own inclinations, how one wants to proportion these things.
[ According Because Completely Either Going Healthy His How Inclinations Interested Life Much Neglect Out Own Person Proportion Science Social Somewhat These Things Wants Work]
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- The film of tomorrow will resemble the person who made it, and the number of spectators will be proportional to the number of friends the director has.
[ Director Film Friends Made Number Person Proportional Resemble Spectators Tomorrow Will]
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- I have discovered in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.
[ Around Ballpark Discovered Game Inverse Knowledge Moving Price Proportion Seats Usually Years]
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- Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.
[ Between Body Broad Chest Disproportion Douglas Feet Four Great Half Height His Indicated Legs Long Lungs Noticeable Over Senator Short Small Strength Trunk Very]
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- Look, we are a rock group. But you should see all those things in perspective. People tend to blow up everything into ridiculous proportions. And then the fun is gone real soon.
[ Blow Everything Fun Gone Group Into Look Perspective Proportions Real Ridiculous Rock See Should Soon Tend Then Things Those Up]
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- On the other end of the spectrum, these women who do live long enough to collect Social Security face the challenge of being disproportionately dependent on the Social Security system for retirement income.
[ Being Challenge Collect Dependent Disproportionately End Enough Face Income Live Long Other Retirement Security Social Spectrum System These Women]
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- The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
[ Achieve Apply Direct Effort Proportion Results Will]
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- This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.
[ Athens Became Been Before Citizen City Commercial Cultural Echo How Human Ideal May Pedestrian Port Proportions Spain Walker Where]
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- The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
[ Among Arbitrary Civilization Degrees Domination Love Lust Nations Perhaps Power Prevailed Proportion Uncontrolled]
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- It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
[ Basis Citizen Defense Down Enjoys Even Every Free Government His Laid May Only Our Owes Personal Position Primary Property Proportion Protection Services System]
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- Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
[ Afflictions Distress Everyone Feel Give Hand Heart Proportion Purse Your]
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- One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
[ Decisive Feeling Passion Politician Proportion Qualities Responsibility Say Sense Three]
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- Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
[ Exists Liberty Proportion Restraint Wholesome]
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- I've had more people in my life take their lives than... I think it's out of proportion with most people. I think a lot of them gravitate towards me because of the music.
[ Because Gravitate Had Life Lives Lot More Most Music Out Proportion Take Than Their Them Think Towards]
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- I have not only Arms but a large proportion of Armourers to make.
[ Arms Large Make Only Proportion]
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- One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion.
[ Every Fashion Form Give Just Objects Part Primary Proportion Shall Themselves Tools Work]
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- The greatest fear that haunts this city is a suitcase bomb, nuclear or germ. Many people carry small gas masks. The masses here seem to be resigned to the inevitable, believing an attack of major proportions will happen.
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- In the same proportion Russia is the misfortune of Europe and the Israelites.
[ Europe Israelites Misfortune Proportion Russia Same]
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- The Negroes are facing the alternative of rising in the sphere of production to supply their proportion of the manufacturers and merchants or of going down to the graves of paupers.
[ Alternative Down Facing Going Graves Manufacturers Merchants Negroes Production Proportion Rising Sphere Supply Their]
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- Well, the Empire State was about 40' high in the studio. King Kong was a little model about 2' high, and the scenery that he worked in was in proportion to his size.
[ Empire High His King Kong Little Model Proportion Scenery Size State Studio Well Worked]
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- Now if this electron is displaced from its equilibrium position, a force that is directly proportional to the displacement restores it like a pendulum to its position of rest.
[ Directly Displaced Displacement Electron Equilibrium Force Now Pendulum Position Proportional Rest Restores]
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- Americans cannot maintain their essential faith in government if there are two Americas, in which the private sector's work subsidizes the disproportionate benefits of this new public sector elite.
[ Americans Americas Benefits Cannot Disproportionate Elite Essential Faith Government Maintain New Private Public Sector Subsidizes Their Two Which Work]
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