- My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible, such as find some sort of useful work.
[ Family Find Forget Literature Pleaded Sensible Some Something Sort Such Useful Work]
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- A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
[ Forms Gold Impress Into Iron Itself Matter Piece Power Receiving Sense Sensible Takes Things Wax Way Which Without]
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- It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
[ Account Any Change Continuing Decision Dominant Factor Inevitable Into Longer Made Only Sensible Society Taking Today Will Without World]
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- No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
[ Account Any Decision Into Longer Made Only Sensible Taking Will Without World]
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- 'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth.
[ Apt Concerns Great Insensible Know Matters Most Own Pity Smaller Stand Their Them Themselves Tis Upon Value Very Where Worth]
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- No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
[ Feeling Good Opera Plot Sensible Sing]
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- Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
[ Been Being Distinct Girls Man Orders Sensible Two Unaffected Used Will Women]
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- The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible; yet, by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over the whole twenty-four hours.
[ Aid Almost Daily Devote Effect Exertion Few Half Hours Insensible Labour Minute Our Over Spread Twenty-Four Watches Wheels Which Whole Yet]
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- Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
[ Beauty Image Infinite Itself Sensible]
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- It seems to me that a mutually beneficial relationship between a man and woman requires the man to be dominant. A sensible woman will allow the man to think he is the most important partner.
[ Allow Beneficial Between Dominant Important Man Most Mutually Partner Relationship Requires Seems Sensible Think Will Woman]
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- When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
[ Act Action Asks Balance Himself Insane Lack Man Meant Must Order Proves Reasonably Satisfied Sensible Somewhat Thinking]
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- The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite.
[ Attempt Been Decline Fall Finite First Infinite Intelligible Into Must Only Response Return Road Salvation Sensible]
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- Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
[ Beauty Companion Image Infinite Justice Law Lives Moral Sensible Soul Truth Us Virtue Within]
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- Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay.
[ Begins Decay Makes Maturity Passed Point Progress Rational Sensible Soon Throughout Towards Vegetable Verge Whatever Whole World]
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- We have a set of sensible policies that are appropriate for the 21st century and which strike a chord of appeal with the silent majority. Perhaps that is why we are welcoming new members every week who have never before been involved in politics.
[ Appeal Appropriate Been Before Century Chord Every Involved Majority Members Never New Perhaps Policies Politics Sensible Set Silent Strike Week Welcoming Which Why]
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- And autos are not the only product that could be made more energy efficient if we just put in place sensible requirements. This is also true of many appliances and even of entire buildings.
[ Also Appliances Autos Buildings Could Efficient Energy Entire Even Just Made Many More Only Place Product Put Requirements Sensible True]
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- Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible; reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
[ Between Distinguishes Even Impossible Intellect Possible Reason Senseless Sensible]
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- I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness.
[ Absolute Alert Am Aware Bestows Contentment Entering Even Fearlessness Head Life Moments Motion Never Part Perfect Sensible Velocity World]
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- I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
[ Am Company Country Cured Find Himself Man Now Ought Pleasure Quite Seeking Sensible Society Sufficient Town]
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- Almost all the fans I meet are pretty cool people. They're intelligent and tend to think about things a bit more than your average rock'n'roll fans: sensible people I wouldn't mind having a drink with.
[ Almost Average Bit Cool Drink Fans Having Intelligent Meet Mind More Pretty Rock Roll Sensible Tend Than Things Think Your]
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- I always recommend a sensible diet, including lots of carbohydrates and avoiding too much fat. Dancers don't need different fuel from other people - they just need more of it because they use more energy.
[ Always Avoiding Because Carbohydrates Dancers Diet Different Energy Fat Fuel Including Just Lots More Much Need Other Recommend Sensible Too Use]
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- If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
[ Attention Before Clear Done God Him His Make Much Paying Sensible Should Sufficiently Thing Till Us Wait Wants Will Wishes]
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- One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
[ Beaten Businesses Fighting First Know Leave Man Off Once Sensible]
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- I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
[ Age Always Destroy Hardly Illusions More Must Permitted Realize Sensible Will]
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- That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole.
[ Buy Dangerous Effects Hold Individual Market Perverse Sensible Sound Strategy Very Which Whole]
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- In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
[ Act Insane Man Must Order Reasonably Satisfied Sensible Somewhat Thinking]
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- Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
[ Ago Assigned Assumed Civilization Higher Intelligence Long Man Our Ours Out Positions Relative Responsible Sensible Than Vote Want Were Woman Women Working]
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- Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
[ Book Life Lived Logical Mess Midst Most Must Orderly Sensible Theology Time]
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- There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing, to find honest men to publish it, and to find sensible men to read it.
[ Anything Authorship Difficulties Find Honest Men Publish Publishing Read Sensible Three Worth Write]
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- To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author.
[ Author Being Difficulties Find Get Great Honest Publish Publishing Read Sensible Three Worth Write]
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- Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
[ Always Harp Insensible Itself Mouths Music Neglect Others Pleasing Practice Sound Their Those Virtue Which While]
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- The media only wants to get the view of the flaming radicals because they make better copy than those of us who are more sensible. I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good.
[ Because Better Copy Done Feminist Flaming Get Good Lot Make Media More Only Radicals Sensible Than Think Those Us View Wants]
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- So a more sensible thing it seemed to me was to go to Silicon Valley and be pushing on the technology companies to accelerate the use of audio and music in computers.
[ Accelerate Audio Companies Computers Go More Music Pushing Seemed Sensible Silicon Technology Thing Use Valley]
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- It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you'd do something else.
[ Else Energy Lot Neurosis Novel Really Sensible Something Takes Were Write]
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- We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to, and because we actually rather like the place: we've always enjoyed doing it before. We don't often get sensible offers to play in the UK, so most years we just play on the mainland, with the occasional exotic detour.
[ Actually Always Asked Because Before Decided Detour Doing Enjoyed Exotic Get Just Mainland Most Occasional Offers Often Place Play Rather Sensible Uk Were Years]
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- It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
[ Almost Any Character Conduct Consistent Could Course Entirely High Him Imagine Impossible Insensible Mill Morality Mr Suggest Upright]
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- Dieting on New Year's Day isn't a good idea as you can't eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary, moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover. I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second.
[ Began Consume Day Dieting Ease Eat Free Generally Good Hangover Idea January Moment More Much Necessary Need New Order Rationally Really Resolutions Second Sensible Think Whatever Would Year Your]
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- I began to be impressed by what made a good book-how you needed to have a sensible story, a plot that developed, with a beginning, a middle, and an end that would tie everything together.
[ Began Beginning Developed End Everything Good Impressed Made Middle Needed Plot Sensible Story Tie Together Would]
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- It has been suggested at various times that I should start an operation in the United Kingdom but - bearing in mind my age and medical history - I think this would be not a very sensible way to go forward.
[ Age Bearing Been Forward Go History Kingdom Medical Mind Operation Sensible Should Start Suggested Think Times United Various Very Way Would]
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- Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order?
[ Almost Book Books Economy Except Exclusively Few First Highest Importance Inferior Might Order Read Reading Reason Selects Sensible Some Special Sufficiently Time Very Which Why]
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- As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible - my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on.
[ Back Could Doing Education Enough Fall Got Had Happy Her Herself Long Only Parents Passionate Said Sensible She Something Support Talented Then Think Will]
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- If Romeo and Juliet make a tragedy of it nowadays, they have only to blame their own mismanagement, for the world is with them as it has never been before, and all sensible fathers and mothers know it.
[ Been Before Blame Fathers Juliet Know Make Mismanagement Mothers Never Nowadays Only Own Romeo Sensible Their Them Tragedy World]
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- We have sensible fans and sensible policies.
[ Fans Policies Sensible]
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- Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger.
[ Across Animals Being Case Company Danger Each File Instead Manner Other Proper Road Sensible Single Sprawling Sudden Support Trouble Use Walk]
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- The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
[ Cash Ends Family First Friends Gratification Lastly Literature Only Pleasurable Second Sensible Solid Toil Writing]
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- As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy.
[ Addressing Affordable American Care Children Closer Congress Education End Energy Fair Fiscal Get Health Iraq Needs Our Policy Quality Retirement Security Sensible Should Sound Urgent War]
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- The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
[ Application Arises Benefit Chief Immediate Indirect Influence Insensible Manner More Philosophy Proceeds Results Secret Than Which]
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- I'm a really good hacker, but I'm not a sensible person.
[ Good Hacker Person Really Sensible]
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- Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.
[ Advance Beneficial Copy Guide Interaction Occur Particulars Sensible These Those Thoughts Truth Us Whether Which]
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- It is sensible to have a safeguard against unemployment.
[ Against Safeguard Sensible Unemployment]
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- So why sign your name in blood for more? It seemed like a sensible arrangement for me. I didn't sell large numbers of records and the record company paid advances they rarely recouped.
[ Advances Arrangement Blood Company Large More Name Numbers Paid Rarely Record Records Seemed Sell Sensible Sign Why Your]
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- Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.
[ Art Disposition End Human Intelligible Matter Sensible]
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- A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.
[ Guided Head Heart Her Husband Lover Sensible Should Taking Woman]
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- The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opposition than from his fervent supporters.
[ Always Any Being Fervent Good His Human Indispensable Learns More Opposition Other Sensible Statesman Supporters Than]
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- When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible thing to do is go back to the theater.
[ Back End Go Most Sensible Sitcom Successful Theater Thing]
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- I live like a Hottentot. I cannot exchange one sensible word with anyone.
[ Anyone Cannot Exchange Live Sensible Word]
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- Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
[ Baseball English Italian Just Main Opera Sensible]
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- False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.
[ Always Communicated False Happiness Kind Men Never Proud Renders Sensible Shared Stern Them True]
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- 'God' - as revealed in his book of edicts and narratives is practically an idiot. He has nothing to say that any sensible person should want to listen to.
[ Any Book God His Idiot Listen Narratives Nothing Person Practically Revealed Say Sensible Should Want]
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- If any man, out of an humour, should turn all his Estate into Money, and keep it dead, he would soon be sensible of Poverty growing upon him, whilst he is eating out of the quick stock.
[ Any Dead Eating Estate Growing Him His Humour Into Keep Man Money Out Poverty Quick Sensible Should Soon Stock Turn Upon Whilst Would]
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- Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government does it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy.
[ Americans Behind Does Else Foreign Government Idea Policy Prefer Sensible Somebody Whatever Would]
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- To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals.
[ Assistance Backed Divine Even Expect Faith Good Heaven Mortals Protection Right Sensible]
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- The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
[ Advice Enough Give Good None Sensible Usually]
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- To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.
[ Exactly Neighbors Only Rule Sensible Your]
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- Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights, and to feel his own importance, will consider himself as fully equal to any other person whatever.
[ Any Comes Consider Equal Every Feel Fully Himself His Importance Man Natural Other Own Person Rights Sensible Whatever Will]
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- What we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform, because that has in it sensible things like say on pay, so at least the shareholders are minding the store, sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes, compensation should be focused on - on long term, so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
[ Because Compensation Efforts Financial Focused Going Heaven Least Long Minding Our Pay Reform Regulatory Rewards Risk-Taking Sakes Say Saying Sensible Shareholders Short-Term Should Store Term Things]
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- A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
[ Adversity Insensible Man Prosperity Relish Tasted Until]
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- A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
[ Adversity Insensible Man Prosperity Relish Tasted Til]
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- The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
[ Become Convinced Far First Man More Organized Pain Pleasure Sensible Than Thing]
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- The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony have one sense more than others.
[ Doctors German Harmony More Others Persons Say Sense Sensible Than]
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- Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way, using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy.
[ Ability Cheapest Clean Develop Fuels Local Localities Policy Possible Resources Sensible Sound States Using Way]
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- It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily.
[ Any Change Does Must Only Person See Seems Sensible Temporarily Then Violence World]
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- I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make any sensible person stop wanting to go there.
[ Any Descriptions Go Make Paradise Person Read Sensible Stop Wanting Would]
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- Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.
[ Architecture Beautiful Business Hopefully Inspirational Procedure Rational Sensible Things]
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- All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
[ Air Army Before Being Bring Catastrophe Cities Completely Down Gas German Insane Long Most Sensible Since Superiority Terrible Turned Unprotected Upon Utterly View Warfare Were Which Would Your]
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- There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others.
[ Cannot Capable Creature Live Man More Neither Nor Old Others Pleasures Receiving Sensible Than Them Unhappy]
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- No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
[ Competitors Does Down Enemies Ever Friends Got High Him His Intelligent Knock Man Merchant Other Pulling Sensible Those Very Work Worker Your Yourself]
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- I think it's a sensible thing not to read your fan mail - not to take it too seriously.
[ Fan Mail Read Sensible Seriously Take Thing Think Too Your]
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- Any sensible family has a budget that lays out how much will be spent for household and other purposes. Without such planning, things would quickly go awry.
[ Any Awry Budget Family Go Household How Lays Much Other Out Planning Purposes Quickly Sensible Spent Such Things Will Without Would]
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- My proposal to re-establish diplomatic relations - not necessarily friendly relations, but diplomatic relations - is a sensible, simple, and straightforward approach that will finally get us off dead center.
[ Approach Center Dead Diplomatic Finally Friendly Get Necessarily Off Proposal Relations Sensible Simple Straightforward Us Will]
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- During these continued tough economic times, writing a sensible, fair budget that provides real opportunities for Washington families, workers and businesses is always a challenge.
[ Always Budget Businesses Challenge Continued During Economic Fair Families Opportunities Provides Real Sensible These Times Tough Washington Workers Writing]
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- It seemed sensible to move to a market town where I could walk everywhere.
[ Could Everywhere Market Move Seemed Sensible Town Walk Where]
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- When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children, I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness, comparatively speaking, as a little child.
[ Also Become Child Children Comparatively Converted Little Lord Means Must Our Says Sensible Speaking Suppose Weakness]
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- All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
[ Agree Agreed Character Control Evidence Experience Facts Individual Intellect Laboring Made Merely Observers Over Passive Senses Sensible Through Toward Under Which Will]
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