Quotations that match 'century'.In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
[ Century Conflicts Depression Disgraced Dozen Endured Epidemic Expensive Financial Flu Military Oil Other Panics President Resignation Rose Shocks States Traumatic Two United Wars World Yet]
It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on.
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The picture surface recedes just as much in the 20th century as it did in the 15th. The techniques of making pictures have hardly changed.
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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.
[ Advance Century Far Held Huxley Ignorant Last Letters Man Modern Position Science Seems Step Understand]
The telephone is a 100-year-old technology. It's time for a change. Charging for phone calls is something you did last century. Technology
[ Calls Century Change Charging Did Last Phone Something Technology Telephone Time]
The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.
[ Achieved Again Belief Century Commune Creating Exist Existed Growth Human Institution Movement Nineteenth Part Possibilities Right Satisfaction Social Today Utopia]
I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves.
[ Able Century Closely Equally Express Fashion Freedom Fundamental Had Look Men Most Their Themselves Ways Which Women]
Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board, on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy, revenues went up, not down.
[ Across Board Century Down Economy Employment Every Investment Lowered Rates Revenues Risk-Taking Saving Tax Time Up Went]
I have been in Congress for more than a half century. I have lived through times of fear and times of hope. Of despair and of achievement. I have seen our government at its best, but today I fear that we see our government at its worst.
[ Achievement Been Best Century Congress Despair Fear Government Half Hope Lived More Our See Seen Than Through Times Today Worst]
The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives, but it also has become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him.
[ Also Become Besides Biography Cannot Carries Central Century Deep End Event Everyone Him Holocaust Inside Israel Lives Many Metaphor Our Speaking Writing]
Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That's the only way we can talk about paintings in this century.
[ Any Art Century Does Expensive How Love Only Painting Paintings Practical Talk Value Way]
The great paradox of the 21st century is that, in this age of powerful technology, the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.
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In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers.
[ Become Century Could Few Flexibility Foster Job Lives Our Same Social Stay Teachers Think Us Workers Would]
It was wrong to allow Stalin to shape the European landscape of the 20th century. It would be even more wrong to let him shape the landscape of the 21st century.
[ Allow Century European Even Him Landscape More Shape Stalin Would Wrong]
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
[ After Care Century Debate Health Historic Land Law Longer Promise Reform Striving Vote Year]
I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs.
[ Am Assess Believe Century Continually Education Meeting Nebraska Needs Obligation Our Proud Public Quality System Very Whether]
Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world, which is what I always wanted to do. I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton, but it's the wrong century.
[ Allows Always Been Burton Century Francis Really Richard See Sir Time Travel Wanted Which World Writing Wrong]
I am a woman of the 21st Century who is self-assured and speaks my mind.
[ Am Century Mind Speaks Woman]
Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago, your courage, your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches through the decades and inspires us today.
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Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care.
[ Afghanistan Back Care Century Come Coming Deserve Iraq Kids Medical]
Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process.
[ Becomes Burden Century Creative Huge Inability Just Know Long Now Obvious Process Protected]
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.
[ Century Color Line Problem Twentieth]
Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof would not be invented for a hundred years. So even if I was on the right track, I could be living in the wrong century.
[ Century Complete Could Even Hundred Invented Living Methods Needed Perhaps Proof Right Track Would Wrong Years]
For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy economic success in Michigan, we defined it. Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's most productive companies, and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity.
[ Broad Century Class Companies Created Defined Economic Enjoy Entrepreneurs Innovators Just Led Made Michigan Middle Most Our Productive Productivity Prosperity Success Sure Unions World]
Twenty-first century medicine must not be confined to a twentieth-century bureaucracy.
[ Bureaucracy Century Confined Medicine Must Twentieth-Century]
Before this address to my countrymen is closed, I beg leave to observe, that as a new century has dawned upon us, the mind is naturally led ot contemplate the great events that have run parallel with and have just closed the last.
[ Address Before Beg Century Closed Contemplate Countrymen Dawned Events Great Just Last Leave Led Mind Naturally New Observe Parallel Run Upon Us]
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
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Totalitarianism is feudalism in the twelfth century sense of the word.
[ Century Feudalism Sense Totalitarianism Twelfth Word]
Borne out of this, starting around the 17th Century was the Baroque era. It is my view that it is one of the architectural peak periods in western civilisation.
[ Architectural Around Baroque Borne Century Civilisation Era Out Peak Periods Starting View Western]
Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest - even though the island has been within the national borders, political system and customs territory of the U.S. for a century.
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Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future.
[ Century Future Generates High-Wage Industries Investing Jobs Technology]
It is within the last quarter century or thirty years. And a lot of that law has turned out to be very, very protective of the press and the public's right to know.
[ Century Know Last Law Lot Out Press Protective Public Quarter Right Thirty Turned Very Within Years]
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century. Life
[ Century Disease Favorite Fear Life]
When I consider what it was that moved me to join the Communist Party, I have to cast my mind back for more than a quarter of a century to try and ascertain what precisely my motives at that time were.
[ Ascertain Back Cast Century Communist Consider Join Mind More Motives Moved Party Precisely Quarter Than Time Try Were]
It will take a long time, and certainly the West will remain the dominant civilization well into the next century, but the decline is occurring.
[ Century Certainly Civilization Decline Dominant Into Long Next Occurring Remain Take Time Well West Will]
A house cannot be made habitable in a day; and, after all, how few days go to make up a century.
[ After Cannot Century Day Days Few Go Habitable House How Made Make Up]
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
[ Another Cemetery Century Cruelty Extended Human Include Our Unborn Vast Victims Yet]
This is the age of insincerity. The movies had the misfortune to come along in the twentieth century, and because they appeal to the masses there can be no sincerity in them.
[ Age Along Appeal Because Century Come Had Insincerity Masses Misfortune Movies Sincerity Them Twentieth]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory.
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
The actual atoms and molecules that make up my brain and body today are not the same ones that I was born with on September 8, 1954, a half-century ago this month.
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At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It's going to be pretty violent.
[ Century Clear Going Looks Pretty Rate Violent]
Reality in our century is not something to be faced.
[ Century Faced Our Reality Something]
Joseph Stalin is a titan of thought. His name is to be given to an entire century.
[ Century Entire Given His Joseph Name Stalin Thought]
A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.
[ Century Grain Poetry Season Suffices]
We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying 'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century', and yet that's what we're demanding in food production.
[ Century Demanding Doctor Doctors Food Going Our Production Saying Think Treat Treated Way Yet]
I'd like to do a story about the medieval ages where in every scene you'd sort of feel that you were in the 12th century. That would be great to get that feeling.
[ Ages Century Every Feel Feeling Get Great Medieval Scene Sort Story Were Where Would]
It is time... to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution' and focus instead on how, as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution in the twenty-first century, and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to our eighteenth-century Framers.
[ Century Constitution Debate Dynamism End Evolution Focus Framers How Instead Interpret Long-Standing Matter Our Over Questions Say Should Substantive Time Unimaginable Unproductive Versus]
Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to see the end of this century without the world being a totally different place, and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
[ Agreed Average Being Century Degrees Different End Hotter Lucky Place See Totally Without World]
Then you get to the last half of the 20th century, Americans are getting very skeptical about their leaders and their institutions, and another place that is affected is parties and conventions.
[ Affected Americans Another Century Conventions Get Getting Half Institutions Last Leaders Parties Place Skeptical Their Then Very]
I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal.
[ Called Century Day Deal Development Filming Fox Good Got Last Meet Notice Show Twentieth Wanting]
With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth century it seemed that the stage was set for the last act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama.
[ Act Century Decade Drama Evolutionary Last Opening Second Seemed Set Stage Twentieth Unquestioned]
I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly after the beginning of this century that I entered active life - with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
[ Active After Beginning Capacity Century Confess Entered Involvement Life Only Outset Precocious Shall Shortly Somewhat]
In the nineteenth century the more grandiose word inspiration began to replace the word idea in the arts.
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Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
[ Century Change Committed Continue Courage Determination Half Inspiration Later Nearly Non-Violent Parks Protest Rosa Tenacity Those]
Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably take years to state what I mean - is the period of the rise of democracy, with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into the 19th.
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In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.
[ Almost Art Beauty Bourgeois Century Frozen Had Idea Politics Without]
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
[ Any Before Century Imposed Natural Other Our Poverty Priorities Rest Result Rich Scarcity Set Unlike Upon World]
This filthy twentieth century. I hate its guts.
[ Century Filthy Guts Hate Twentieth]
The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.
[ Century Eighteenth Poetry Prose Seventeenth]
At American Airlines, we have built a business around the love of travel that has lasted three quarters of a century. And I'm pretty sure we're just getting started.
[ Airlines American Around Built Business Century Getting Just Lasted Love Pretty Quarters Started Sure Three Travel]
I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century.
[ Am Back Boston Century England Fact Finish Genealogical Historical Library Lineage New Now Right Seventeenth Tracing Trying Up Where Work]
Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago.
[ Ago America Ancestors Beginning Century Country Dying Fighting Fought Freedom Iraq Just Latinos Many Mexico Our Over Revolutionary Several Their Today War Wars]
The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.
[ Century Common Counterparts Creative Finland Full Guaranteed Learning Male Only Opportunity Potential Their Thrive Use Women]
Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore.
[ Anymore Back Book Century Decline Form Harking Highest Journey Just Out Point See Then Using Way World Worst Writing]
The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since the close of the nineteenth century is interesting chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property.
[ Baltimore Century Changes Chiefly Close Connection Control Financial History Interesting Nineteenth Ohio Property Since]
It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.
[ Appear Began Century End Prose Romances Thirteenth Till Toward]
Well Washington DC what are you going to do. They think the capitol steps are the state of the art in comedy. You try to drag them into the 20th century let alone the 21st and they refuse to come with you.
[ Alone Art Capitol Century Come Comedy Dc Drag Going Into Refuse State Steps Them Think Try Washington Well]
In the past week it has become clear that the vote on the final healthcare bill will be very close. I take this vote with the utmost seriousness. I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted the better part of the last century to bring America in line with other modern democracies in providing single payer health care.
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Green technologies - going green - is bigger than the Internet. It could be the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century.
[ Bigger Biggest Century Could Economic Going Green Internet Opportunity Technologies Than]
It's important to move the theatre into the 21st Century.
[ Century Important Into Move Theatre]
Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century.
[ Actresses Century Greatest Hepburn Last Meryl Probably Two]
The problem and privilege we all have is being alive in this century and able to read this language. It makes any list meaningless except the list of an illiterate.
[ Able Alive Any Being Century Except Illiterate Language List Makes Meaningless Privilege Problem Read]
The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can and will go when the world fails to confront it. It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century and stand up to these murderers. It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century.
[ Century Confront End Evil Fails Far Genocide Go Heed How Lessons Murderers Stand Taught These Time Unbridled Up Us Will World]
Which to this day is a source of enormous guilt, because I left with three classes to go in the business school to sign a contract with 20th Century Fox.
[ Because Business Century Classes Contract Day Enormous Fox Go Guilt Left School Sign Source Three Which]
It's more fun having him as everyman in the 25th Century. It is better to concentrate on what this planet will be like 500 years from now, and not be dealing with little aliens in space and all that related stuff.
[ Aliens Better Century Concentrate Dealing Everyman Fun Having Him Little More Now Planet Related Space Stuff Will Years]
We are an age without leaders. We stopped having leaders at the end of the 20th century.
[ Age Century End Having Leaders Stopped Without]
The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
[ Affinity Books Century Does Feel Felt Fielding Guy Henry Most Novels Said Think Writer]
The major task of the twentieth century will be to explore the unconscious, to investigate the subsoil of the mind.
[ Century Explore Investigate Major Mind Task Twentieth Unconscious Will]
And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it's over.
[ Been Century Certain Dominant End European Granted Hemisphere Long Over Parts Time Western]
I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
[ Century Country Few Giant Made Music Popular Reverse Strides Things Think Twentieth]
"Indian policy" has now been brought down upon the American people, and the American people are the new Indians of the 21st Century.
[ American Been Brought Century Down Indian Indians New Now Policy Upon]
My goal in the new administration is to engage all of the stakeholders, everyone who can help us meet the challenges of the 21st century, and ensure that we work together.
[ Administration Century Challenges Engage Ensure Everyone Goal Help Meet New Together Us Work]
A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
[ Century Challenges Change Commitment Envy Fast Freedom Hold Made Many Must Nation New Opportunity Our Principles Renewed Shifting Tests Time Touchstone Where Wind World]
One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.
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The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
[ Affirmation Century Emancipation Greatest History Intense Most Movement Nineteenth Practically Right Seen Self Women Yet]
After doing psychology for half a century, my passion for all of it is greater than ever.
[ After Century Doing Ever Greater Half Passion Psychology Than]
This young century will be liberty's century.
[ Century Liberty Will Young]
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
[ Accomplishments Aim Bringing Century Flickering Highest Human Men Others Our Single Still Together Transport Voice]
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.
[ Century Day Liberties Lose May Miss Nation Them]
Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
[ Around Bookshelf Century Delivered Middle Paper Perceptions Right Route Up Us Via Were World]
Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.
[ Although Cause Century Changing Conform Evil Fact Forcefully Greatest Images Lives Monstrous Perfect Perfection Personal Societal Societies Society Twentieth Unhappiness Utopian]
Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
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If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.
[ Any Benefit Century Crowning Discover Glory Imagine Indifferent Literary Masses Mistake Movement Nineteenth Preceding Radical Remarks Soon Their Tone Which Will]
Solidarity was the best thing which happened in the 20th century.
[ Best Century Happened Solidarity Thing Which]
It is U.S. workers who lose out when employers cannot get the high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign companies in the 21st century economy.
[ Cannot Century Companies Compete Economy Employers Foreign Get Graduates High-Tech Lose Need Out Workers]
One could look over the past century and ask oneself, has the increased longevity been good, bad or indifferent?
[ Ask Bad Been Century Could Good Increased Indifferent Longevity Look Oneself Over Past]
It bothers me that I won't live to see the end of the century, because, when I was young, in St. Louis, I remember saying to Marilyn, my sister by adoption, that that was how long I wanted to live: seventy years.
[ Adoption Because Bothers Century End How Live Long Louis Marilyn Remember Saying See Seventy Sister St Wanted Won Years Young]
We may seem competent, but by the end of next century there will be new deserts, new ruins.
[ Century Competent Deserts End May New Next Ruins Seem Will]
Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of the twentieth century.
[ Century Greatest President Reagan Ronald Twentieth]
Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent. Mom
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Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship.
[ Been Celebrate Century Community East Jewish Meeting Members Since Southwest Tennessee Together Turn Upper Virginia Worship]
One of the people that I respect the most now, a person I think has done a heck of a lot for this world as a leader, is Margaret Thatcher. She helped create a world that offers us a lot of excitement as we look to the next century.
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The free trade movement in the middle of the last century represents the first conscious recognition of these new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them.
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You all know how powerful and varied are the effects of which steam engines are capable; with them has really begun the great development of industry which has characterised our century before all others.
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If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain of events describes the game of the nineteenth century.
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It is more likely that more than a century will pass before we know the structure of the chemical atoms as thoroughly as we do our solar system.
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One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors speaking so many different languages and ferociously presenting all these different views. I thought, this is the 21st century and I want to be here!
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I think President Clinton was probably the brightest President of the 20th century.
[ Brightest Century Clinton President Probably Think]
One of the most powerful devices of poetry is the use of distortions. You can go from talking about the way a minute passes to the way a century passes, or a lifetime.
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Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal. Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people.
[ Before Class Confined Educated Goal Highly Largely Literacy Professional Reading Skills Small Then Universal Were Writing]
To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
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The data, however, do indicate that Christians who see Jews through a 17th-century lens, believing that most are thoroughly religious, are thoroughly wrong.
[ Believing Christians Data However Indicate Jews Lens Most Religious See Thoroughly Through Wrong]
In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns.
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The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations - great or small - to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
[ Attended Basis Century Great Nations Part Right Small Twentieth United Vote Weight Whole]
I've always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story.
[ Almost Always Been Central Century Character Characters Effect Fan Major Minor Novel Passage Plotted Story Time Where]
Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century.
[ Century Hopes Instead Into Next Off Sail Sailing Sunset]
Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century.
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The Europe we are in the process of building is the Europe of the 21st century; it's not the Europe of the 20th century.
[ Building Century Europe Process]
We are coming out of a century that was taught that one way of looking at the world, that one form of behavior, is as valid as another. The idea of true evil has been blown away.
[ Another Away Been Behavior Blown Century Coming Evil Form Idea Looking Out Taught True Valid Way World]
I have learned as much in the last three years as in any other comparable period of my life, but with an added realisation of how little over a half century of study one has in fact managed to learn of the whole range of economic policy issues.
[ Added Any Century Comparable Economic Fact Half How Issues Last Learn Learned Life Little Managed Much Other Over Period Policy Range Realisation Study Three Whole Years]
The blues are like the fugue in 18th century. It's probably the music that belongs most to our time.
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Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox. Talk about vertical integration.
[ Century Fox Integration Ny Owns Post Talk Vertical]
Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt.
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I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference.
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The natural role of twentieth-century man is anxiety.
[ Anxiety Man Natural Role Twentieth-Century]
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn't heard it.
[ Being Century Generation Hasn Heard Music Twentieth Wealth]
Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
[ Against Also Any Artisan Been Capital Century Favor Harmful Humanity Industry Invention Labor Mechanical More Operated Than War Whatsoever]
Because the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information on the resurrection, many critics during the 19th century attacked the reliability of these biblical documents.
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My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
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In the nineteenth century, many Anglican theologians, both evangelical and catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution.
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And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole.
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The task of organized religion is not to prove that God was in the 1st century, but that he is in the 20th.
[ Century God Organized Prove Religion Task]
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
[ Absolutely Bless Bush Century Dictated Dictators God Great Him His Leadership Murderers President Resolve Right Ruled Said Shown Terrorists Will]
The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium.
[ Beginning Century Intelligent January Mark Millennium Minority Real Third Will World]
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.
[ Century Down Entirely False Generation Illusion May Opinion Passes Pure Think]
But the beauty of Einstein's equations, for example, is just as real to anyone who's experienced it as the beauty of music. We've learned in the 20th century that the equations that work have inner harmony.
[ Anyone Beauty Century Einstein Equations Example Experienced Harmony Inner Just Learned Music Real Work]
In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration.
[ Again Back Brave Century Consider Exploration Killed Looking Lost Mean Never Northwest Part Passage Same Ships Space Went Were World]
The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
[ Ages Century Children Ghetto Live Middle Roof Trouble Twentieth Under Us]
In fact, 37 percent of all United States Nobel Prize winners in the 20th century have been representatives of the Jewish community.
[ Been Century Community Fact Jewish Nobel Percent Prize Representatives States United Winners]
The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.
[ Century Delaware End Estuary Had Human Increased Industrialization Much Population Sustained Thousands Transformed Upper Watershed Years]
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. Art
[ Ads Art Cave Century Twentieth]
The supposed great misery of our century is the lack of time.
[ Century Great Lack Misery Our Supposed Time]
For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream.
[ Accountable Agreed American Brighter Building Century Dignity Dream Every Free Future Government Individual Liberty Limited Next Promote Prosperity Protects Republicans Security Society Under Will]
The craft of painting has virtually disappeared. There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it. For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century.
[ Anyone Century Craft Disappeared Evidence Hardly Left Look Only Painters Painting Possesses Really Virtually]
I think because of their terrible past, particularly this century, the Chinese have come to accept cruelty more than many other people, which is something I feel very unhappy about.
[ Accept Because Century Chinese Come Cruelty Feel Many More Other Particularly Past Something Terrible Than Their Think Unhappy Very Which]
We live, I think, in the century of science and, perhaps, even in the century of physics.
[ Century Even Live Perhaps Physics Science Think]
We all shared an admiration of Debussy both as a musician and as sort of an icon for the 20th century. It seemed like an interesting idea to go right back 100 years to find the source of some new ideas now.
[ Admiration Back Both Century Debussy Find Go Icon Idea Ideas Interesting Musician New Now Right Seemed Shared Some Sort Source Years]
The first thing I did was a print ad for Century Plaza. I was five.
[ Ad Century Did First Five Plaza Print Thing]
In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved, indeed, many triumphs; but their great, their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought.
[ Achieved Century Domain Eighteenth Great Indeed Literature Many Peculiar Pure Their Thought Triumphs Were Writers]
I'm not an historian and I'm not wanting to write about how I perceive the social change over the century as a historian, but as somebody who's walked through it and whose life has been dictated by it too, as all our lives are.
[ Been Century Change Dictated Historian How Life Lives Our Over Perceive Social Somebody Through Too Walked Wanting Whose Write]
Shortly after I was born he emigrated to Durban, where members of my mother's family had settled at the turn of the century, and the rest of the family followed soon thereafter.
[ After Born Century Emigrated Family Followed Had Members Mother Rest Settled Shortly Soon Thereafter Turn Where]
At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.
[ Abandoned Because Before Beginning Built Century Intend Just Nineteenth Past Point Present Renew Times Tradition Went]
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
[ Century Common Next Philosophy Sense]
Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago?
[ Ago Already Century Consists Creativity Did Know Left Little Merely More Often Only Right Shoes Than Thought Turning Up Were]
It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational.
[ Century Irrational Mission Twentieth]
But the eighteenth century, on the whole, loathed melancholy.
[ Century Eighteenth Loathed Melancholy Whole]
Sexism, like racism, goes with us into the next century. I see class warfare as overshadowing both.
[ Both Century Class Goes Into Next Racism See Sexism Us Warfare]
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
[ Because Century Hard Music Others Particularly Sympathy Think]
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
[ Awareness Believe Century Defined Dignity Every Human Life Mission More Nations New Profound Race Regardless Religion Sanctity United Will]
Almost a century has passed since Japan first entered the world community by concluding a treaty of amity with the United States of America in 1854.
[ Almost America Amity Century Community Concluding Entered First Japan Passed Since States Treaty United World]
The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
[ Ago Anything Century Civil Elected Embrace Generation Get Had Important Last Made Movement Racism Really Rights Turn Unpopular Victory Whereas]
Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century.
[ Caffeine Century Explains Lot Twentieth Use Widespread]
I think that we need to get along together if we want to survive in the twenty-first century.
[ Along Century Get Need Survive Think Together Want]
I don't believe, in the 21st century, in the balance of power system. This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries.
[ Balance Believe Centuries Century European Idea Power System]
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has been in existence for most of this century.
[ Advancement Been Carnegie Century Existence Foundation Most Teaching]
What is supposed to be the very essence of Judaism - which is the notion that it is by study that you make yourself a holy people - is nowhere present in Hebrew tradition before the end of the first or the beginning of the second century of the Common Era.
[ Before Beginning Century Common End Era Essence First Hebrew Holy Judaism Make Notion Nowhere Present Second Study Supposed Tradition Very Which Yourself]
In the last century, everybody was singing lower.
[ Century Everybody Last Lower Singing]
Every adolescent has that dream every century has that dream every revolutionary has that dream, to destroy the family.
[ Adolescent Century Destroy Dream Every Family Revolutionary]
Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird.
[ Bird Century Continent Destined Enable Exceeding Far Fly Forces Likely Natural Quite See Speed Twentieth Us Which Will]
Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
[ Anywhere Century Disease Diseases Else More Press Psychic Reflected Superficiality Than Twentieth]
We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
[ Any Centuries Century Changes Conception Education Fifteenth Graduation Half-Way Hardly Living Made Organization Our Out Several Suggest Universities University]
As for sticking strictly to presently known science, I will simply point out that we have already experienced at least two major revolutions in science in this century alone.
[ Alone Already Century Experienced Known Least Major Out Point Presently Revolutions Science Simply Sticking Strictly Two Will]
And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian.
[ Ago Annual Assembly Binding Century Congresses Effect Extent League Meetings Most Official Participating Peace Quarter Regarded States Statesmen Utopian Would]
My forte is playing drunks down the ages. When my agent rings me about a role, I don't ask what the part is, but what century it's in.
[ Agent Ages Ask Century Down Drunks Forte Part Playing Rings Role]
Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time. Architecture
[ Building Century City Frozen Half Modern More Rome Seen Than Time]
However, the sciences of society and of history retained their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time - well into the eighteenth century.
[ Century Eighteenth History However Into Long Metaphysics Old Relation Retained Sciences Society Subservient Their Time Well]
It's always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now. There's been an enormous shift in how it's done, but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.
[ Actually Always Amusing Anthropology Been Century Did Done Early Enormous Finger How Look Now Put Shift Someone Something Written Yet Your]
Commemoration of Katherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th century If ye keep watch over your hearts, and listen for the Voice of God and learn of Him, in one short hour ye can learn more from Him than ye could learn from Man in a thousand years.
[ Alexandria Century Could God Hearts Him Hour Katherine Keep Learn Listen Man Martyr More Over Short Than Thousand Voice Watch Ye Years Your]
Our actions in the Middle East over the last 15 years have already guaranteed radical Muslims quite enough ammunition to kill Americans for the next century, even if Guantanamo did not exist.
[ Actions Already Americans Ammunition Century Did East Enough Even Exist Guantanamo Guaranteed Kill Last Middle Muslims Next Our Over Quite Radical Years]
At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
[ Aspiration Beginning Century Common Cooperation Countries Deepen Develop Enhance Friendship Mutual New Peoples Strengthen Trust Two Understanding]
Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.
[ America Century Could George Human Men Monument Only President Race Run Truly Twentieth Understood]
Then years back, when I moved to California, I happened to see a book about fashions of 19th-century Victorian England, only four pages of which was devoted to the dress of the working class.
[ Back Book California Class Devoted Dress England Fashions Four Happened Moved Only Pages See Then Victorian Which Working Years]
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.
[ Achieved Actually Century Did End Expected Fully More Substantially Than Would]
World War II had been such a tremendous success story for this country that the political and military leadership began to assume that they would prevail simply because of who they were. We were like the British at the turn of the 19th century.
[ Assume Because Been Began British Century Country Had Ii Leadership Military Political Prevail Simply Story Success Such Tremendous Turn War Were World Would]
We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.
[ Africans Century Ensure Feel Live Which Wish Young]
Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.
[ Another Century Could Done Fruition Live Much Oh See Women Work Yet]
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
[ Acquainted Additions Been Beginning Century Continual Every His History Knowledge Lived Making Man May Respect Said Some Stock World]
One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index.
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
If the 20th century taught us anything, it is to be cautious about the work impossible.
[ Anything Cautious Century Impossible Taught Us Work]
It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake.
[ Big Century Come Dream Eve Important Issues Jerusalem Last Life Major Many Modern New Period Permeates Respects Society Stake Story Transition True Unrest Very]
The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century.
[ Century Classes Derives During Extinguished Gradually Hope Ignorance Indeed May Much Nineteenth Poverty Progress Steady Support Working]
I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
[ Art Been Biggest Century Certainly Entertainment Even Event Film Form Mean Popular Real Say Single Terms Think]
In the third century after Christ the faith continued to spread.
[ After Century Christ Continued Faith Spread Third]
Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
[ Adam Analysis Attempt Century Implicit Interest Interpretation Larger Modern Moral Philosophy Prevailing Production Program Smith Social Sociology Suppressed Take Technique Up Virtually Wealth Which]
As we take stock of this century of achievement, Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud.
[ Achievement Century Every Feel Proud Reason Stock Take Unionists]
For a century after the reign of Frederick, Prussia remained the most prominent Germanic state in Europe.
[ After Century Europe Frederick Germanic Most Prominent Prussia Reign Remained State]
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
[ Ambition Art Beginning Century Considered Great Make Music Noblest Painters Paintings Then Were Which]
The five warmest years over the last century occurred in the last eight years.
[ Century Eight Five Last Occurred Over Warmest Years]
We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism.
[ African Americans Battling Century Major Now Part Racism Spent]
One of the advantages of the book's having been out there for more than a quarter century is that there's been time for people to report back on what it's done for them.
[ Advantages Back Been Book Century Done Having More Out Quarter Report Than Them Time]
Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history.
[ Ago Century Creation Enjoyed Europe Half History Longest Peace Period Since]
Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography.
[ Ago Astronomy Been Bodies Celestial Century Heavenly Investigated Laws Little More Motion Only Position Quarter Recently Reference Than Their Topography Until Very]
We are inheriting the worst financial system since the Depression. We're inheriting a situation - when people go back and study major banking crises a quarter century from now, the one that America developed in 2007 and 2008 is going to be one of those crises.
[ America Back Banking Century Crises Depression Developed Financial Go Going Major Now Quarter Since Situation Study System Those Worst]
I won't mention the word tired. This is the 20th century and I can go around a little faster.
[ Around Century Faster Go Little Mention Tired Won Word]
Our objective must therefore be to ensure EU better regulation contributes towards delivering a modern European Union which relentlessly focuses on building a dynamic and innovative economy equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
[ Better Building Century Challenges Contributes Delivering Dynamic Economy Ensure Equipped Eu European Focuses Innovative Meet Modern Must Objective Our Regulation Relentlessly Therefore Towards Union Which]
All in all, I would not have missed this century for the world.
[ Century Missed World Would]
The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.
[ Among Body Century Crowd Cuts Distributes Ears Fingers Flesh Lynching Mob Nineteenth Off Portions Strips Toes]
The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West.
[ Ancient Century Culture Destroyed Emperor Essential Existed Features Germanic Invasions Longer May Mediterranean Neither Nor Regarded Roman Still Time Truly Unity West World]
Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business!
[ Art Artform Business Century Combine Corrupted Fact Films Fit Form Motion Pictures Reasons Slightly]
As parties began to develop around the turn of the 19th century, you had party nominees for President nominated in caucuses made up of party members in Congress.
[ Around Began Century Congress Develop Had Made Members Nominated Nominees Parties Party President Turn Up]
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
[ Attempt Between Century Come Comfortable Done England Fifty Intervening Ought Perception Rely Serious Something Upon Years]
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
[ Ancients Century First Foremost Had Lab Library Medical Mostly Place Renaissance Research Researchers Said See Takes Though Twentieth Went]
The scientists at the end of the 19th century had people coming to them with this weird behaviour, and they didn't know what was going on but there seemed to be a similarity. They needed an answer, so they made up one.
[ Answer Behaviour Century Coming End Going Had Know Made Needed Scientists Seemed Similarity Them Up Weird]
Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China.
[ Although Appeared Century China Christianity Earth Fraction India Mediterranean Most Only Outside Persia Planet Population Quite Surface Total Twentieth World]
In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre; they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism, narrative, drama, etc.
[ Beyond Century Conceptual Criticism Drama Etc Genre Most Narrative Opinion Poetry Rise Same Significant Those Time Twentieth Tyranny Works]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition.
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
I am a person of the 18th century.
[ Am Century Person]
I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century.
[ After Belief Century Christianity Core Death Doctrines Ever Fact Incarnation Increased Life Resurrection Strong Think]
However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.
[ Books Century Chemistry City Could Did Emptied Extensive First Get Hand Home However Information Library Much Our Provide Rather Read Reliable Some Started Survived Then]
My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
[ Came Century Early Freedom Immigrants Jewish New Opportunity Parents Part Russian Seeking States United Wave World Years]
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. Politics
[ Accidents American Automobile Beef Century Combined Contributed Deaths Disasters Industry More Natural Than Wars]
The consideration of change over the century is about loss, though I think that social change is gain rather than loss.
[ Century Change Consideration Gain Loss Over Rather Social Than Think Though]
It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century. They do not want simply to kill their opponents, but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed.
[ Century Deny Ever Existed Kill Obsessed Opponents Simply Their Them Twentieth Tyrants Violation Want Which]
The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.
[ Barbarism Before Century Exhibited Human Just Lack Life Massive Respect Scale Twentieth Unknown]
Because the series is situated in the next century, and for the most part under water, there are many innovative technical gadgets. It's a kind of StarTrek. When I first came there, I was really impressed myself.
[ Because Came Century First Gadgets Impressed Innovative Kind Many Most Myself Next Part Really Series Situated Technical Under Water]
Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
[ Campaign Century College First Genocide Happen Our Powered Students Their Watch]
How do we get democracy at the international level? That's our problem. and it's essentially the same problem people faced in the 18th Century when they tried to get democracy nationally. Now we need it internationally.
[ Century Democracy Essentially Faced Get How International Internationally Level Nationally Need Now Our Problem Same Tried]
Most of my influences are turn-of-the-century.
[ Influences Most]
I used to have a great love for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, the big boys of the last century.
[ Big Boys Century Great Last Love Tolstoy Used]
Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side, and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century, and you will see its working merit.
[ Century Consider Essay Fact Gospel Merit Pamphlet Political Revolution See Side Will Working]
If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century.
[ Billion Century China Company Couple Dollars Future Investment Loss Next Perhaps Represents Right Strategy Wrong]
The single most important factor in determining America's success in the 21st century will be maintaining our ability to be an innovative and creative society.
[ Ability America Century Creative Determining Factor Important Innovative Maintaining Most Our Single Society Success Will]
I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how, which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.
[ Beginning Best Century Comics Doing Guys Had How Knew Making Supposed Those Twentieth Way Were Which]
Until the 20th century it was generally assumed that a writer had said what he had to say in his works.
[ Assumed Century Generally Had His Said Say Until Works Writer]
So the result was that as one approached a political convention for most of the 19th century and for most of the 20th century until the 1960's, part of the drama was the fact that you didn't know ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week.
[ Approached Century Convention Drama End Fact Going Know Most Nominee Part Political Result Ultimately Until Week]
There's that thing about the '80s, the '40s and the '60s, and the '30s, the '50s and the '70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren't too pleasant.
[ Century Decades Odd Pleasant Something Thing Those Too Weren]
In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it.
[ Accommodate Added Average Brains Century Change Evolved Life Our Possibly Rapid Span Years]
Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century.
[ Always Bad Beyond Century Dimaggio Good Greatest Heroes Joe Players Question Saw Them Way]
The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
[ Century Church Dry Half Ice Instead Lead Leadership Lost Movement Nerve Plug Previous Pulled Reform Return Still Taking Tried Trying]
Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began.
[ Began Century Eighteenth End Revolution Towards]
The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century. It was brought about by their humiliation, by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West.
[ Brought Century Compared Dates Early Fallen How Humiliation Islam Low Revival Sense Their West Years]
The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.
[ Century Genre Literary Most Popular Thriller]
Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
[ Being Believe Century Create Every Human Our Peace Promise Real Share Succeed Thrive Together Which World]
When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996, the two sides decided that they would jointly build a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented towards the 21st century.
[ Build Century Constructive Cooperation Decided India Jointly Oriented Partnership President Sides Towards Two Visited Would]
The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.
[ Aspirations Century Completely Cosmic Discoveries Had Hopes Ideals Lacking Logic Nineteenth Terms]
Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon.
[ Century Close Disappear Enforced Helplessly Horizon Others Ours Over Seeing Them Travel Were]
We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as 20th-century Americans.
[ Americans Constitution Current Justices Only Read Way]
The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
[ Century Complete Flop Half Second Twentieth]
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.
[ Century History Holocaust Live Lived Mean Nation Obscene Our Period]
I feel I grew up in a different century than I live in. I think most of them are changes for the good.
[ Century Changes Different Feel Good Grew Live Most Than Them Think Up]
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. History
[ Accorded Advance Been Century Contribution Could Every Hence Honor Line Peace War Which Would Yield]
We, the generation that faces the next century, can add the solemn injunction "If we don't do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable."
[ Add Century Faced Faces Generation Impossible Injunction Next Shall Solemn Unthinkable]
We're trying to run a 21st century society and economy with 19th century Darwinian, competitive, crude ideas.
[ Century Competitive Crude Darwinian Economy Ideas Run Society Trying]
My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals.
[ Human Idealistic Ideals Music Personality]
First, it doesn't surprise me that traditional music has experienced a kind of exhaustion in the 20th century - not forgetting that many musicians started to look outside the traditional structures of tonality.
[ Century Exhaustion Experienced First Forgetting Kind Look Many Music Musicians Outside Started Structures Surprise Tonality Traditional]
I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century.
[ Age Artistic Became Century Eloquent Eloquently Every Film Medium More Music Novel Others Reasons Symphonic Talks Technical Than Think Various]
The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.
[ Also Century Complacent History Humankind Inevitable May Nothing Recent Tell Tells Twentieth Tyranny Us]
Throughout the 20th century, the Republican Party benefited from a non-interventionist foreign policy. Think of how Eisenhower came in to stop the Korean War. Think of how Nixon was elected to stop the mess in Vietnam.
[ Benefited Came Century Eisenhower Elected Foreign How Korean Mess Nixon Party Policy Republican Stop Think Throughout Vietnam War]
At the beginning of the twentieth century, every single leading Muslim intellectual was in love with the west, and wanted their countries to look just like Britain and France.
[ Beginning Britain Century Countries Every France Intellectual Just Leading Look Love Muslim Single Their Twentieth Wanted West]
Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.
[ American Century Council Doubt Dubbed Foreign Helped Historians Last Little Make Relations Scholars Think Years]
As we move into the 21st century, there's what the Bible calls a 'quickening of the spirit.'
[ Bible Calls Century Into Move Quickening Spirit]
How little those who are school-girls of to-day can realize what it was to be a school-girl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century!
[ Century Early Fifties How Last Little Realize Sixties Those To-Day]
I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted.
[ Able Altered Believe Century Contradicted Educated End Expecting General Machines Much Opinion Speak Thinking Use Will Without Words]
The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China.
[ Another Century Challenge China Cost Dearly Earlier Failure Germany Great Handle Japan Make Mistake Must New Our Power Properly Rise Same Us World]
Classic nineteenth century European imperialists believed they were literally on a mission. I don't believe that the imperialists these days have that same sense of public service. They are simply pirates.
[ Believe Believed Century Classic Days European Imperialists Literally Mission Nineteenth Pirates Public Same Sense Service Simply These Were]
The 20th Century was the century of Aviation and the century of Globalization. The next century will be the century of Space.
[ Aviation Century Globalization Next Space Will]
I've always thought of science fiction as being, at some level, a 19th-century business.
[ Always Being Business Fiction Level Science Some Thought]
You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth.
[ Banished Began Century Desire Done Earth Give Growing Indeed Insistent May Much New Shape Since Substance War]
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
[ Advice Bankers Businessmen Century Consistently Disastrous Gave Generally Given Good Governments History Last Later Often See Shall Shows]
And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object.
[ Ad Age Ardent Art Century Consecrated Everything Fifteenth Had Impassioned Object Pursuit Religious Serious Which]
Since the end of the nineteenth century, if not earlier, presidents have misled the public about their motives and their intentions in going to war.
[ Century Earlier End Going Intentions Misled Motives Nineteenth Presidents Public Since Their War]
When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century brought a rapid increase in wealth, the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes.
[ After Brought Century Conceded Creating Demand Fair Increase Industrial Nineteenth Only Rapid Revolution Riots Share Strikes Wealth Were Workers]
Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class. It would have been fun to have been a rich, privileged woman in the 18th century, but no fun at all to be her maid.
[ Been Centuries Century Class Fun Her Largely Lives Maid Matter Previous Privileged Rich Woman Women Would]
I wonder how many people would have thought at the end of World War II that the capitalist system would be one that was meeting the challenges and making things better for people as we approach the 21st century.
[ Approach Better Capitalist Century Challenges End How Ii Making Many Meeting System Things Thought War Wonder World Would]
Any team can have a bad century.
[ Any Bad Century Team]
Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis.
[ Ago Back Basis Community Different Economically Excluded Knees More Much Nations Our Politically Practically Respect Situation Stable Still Then Today Totally Were]
Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century.
[ Accumulated Attitudes Biological Century Disappeared Foster Last Many Ought Over Religions Traditional Understanding]
During half a century of literary work, I have endeavoured to introduce the philosophy of evolution into the sphere of literature, and to inspire my readers to think in evolutionary terms.
[ Century During Endeavoured Evolution Evolutionary Half Inspire Into Introduce Literary Literature Philosophy Readers Sphere Terms Think Work]
In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong, and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
[ Century Government Greatest Never Nineteenth Slavery Stood Tall Wrong]
It has been well over half a century and I'm glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return.
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Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe, so also the search for the beginning of human life proceeded well into the 20th century.
[ Also Beginning Centuries Century Determine Had Human Into Just Life Nature Proceeded Search Taken True Universe Well]
I progressed through so many different styles of music through my teen years, both as a player and a vocalist, particularly the jazz and pop of the early 20th Century.
[ Both Century Different Early Jazz Many Music Particularly Player Pop Progressed Styles Teen Through Vocalist Years]
In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith, to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope, will be the light that shines to lead us forward.
[ Century Commitment Community Faith Family Forward Freedom Hope Lead Light New Opportunity Our Shines Us Will]
Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.
[ Beginning Century Few Needed Nineteenth Tell Them Wanted]
It's odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century.
[ Again American Being Century Fifth Here Major Most Now Odd Our Peaceful Us War]
I'm really convinced that our descendants a century or two from now will look back at us with the same pity that we have toward the people in the field of science two centuries ago.
[ Ago Back Centuries Century Convinced Descendants Field Look Now Our Pity Really Same Science Toward Two Us Will]
When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us. Gardening
[ Absorbed Century Finished Garden Ideal Longer Past Placed Political Reinforcing Representation Sculpture Social Thus Us Values Work]
Every great movement in the history of Western civilization from the Carolingian age to the nineteenth century has been an international movement which owed its existence and its development to the cooperation of many different peoples.
[ Age Been Century Civilization Cooperation Development Different Every Existence Great History International Many Movement Nineteenth Owed Peoples Western Which]
As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life - in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century.
[ Century Continually Different Family Grew Half Hardships Japanese Large Latter Life Living Realms Relationship Society Suffer Twentieth Up Way]
I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.
[ Book Brooks Century Early Last Painter Reading Wonderful]
When I write an original story I write about people I know first-hand and situations I'm familiar with. I don't write stories about the nineteenth century.
[ Century Familiar First-Hand Know Nineteenth Original Situations Stories Story Write]
At the dawn of the 19th century, the country was awakening to its enormous scope and variety.
[ Awakening Century Country Dawn Enormous Scope Variety]
I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines that I served with for a quarter of a century.
[ Any Billion Century Combat Dollars Fact Kids Led Marines Quarter Served Trade Vietnam Would]
Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
[ Absence Been Brutal Century Human Instead Instruments Offspring Oppression Respect Rights Science Technology Used]
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]
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
[ Ahead Century Empower Into Leaders Look Next Others Those Will]
I would still love to do more Handel. I think Handel was a fantastic composer. I did lots of Vivaldi, but it's also important to do the music of Handel, one of the greatest composers of the 18th century.
[ Also Century Composer Composers Did Fantastic Greatest Important Lots Love More Music Still Think Would]
Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it - in a decade, a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?
[ Beautiful Been Behind Century Could Decade Each Grasp How Idea Millennium Other Otherwise Say Simple Stupid Surely Will]
If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.
[ Age Century Chair Couch Editorial Nineteenth Ours Psychiatrist]
In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.
[ Always Become Century Detriment Developed Fact Governments Intimate Life Most Person Personal Relationships State Their Twentieth Very]
Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century.
[ Being Central Century Condition Doubt Human Seems Twentieth]
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
[ Achievements Been Before Century Lot Make Notable Old Pretty Really Solemn Students Their Time Today Twentieth Young]
English girls' schools to-day providing the higher education are, so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards of women which has taken place in the last half-century.
[ Astonishing Education English Far Girls Goes Higher Intellectual Knowledge Last Place Providing Representative Rise Schools Standards Taken To-Day Which Women Worthily]
Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attributable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
[ Achieved Almost Attributable Centuries Century Distinguishes Earlier Everything Modern Most Science Seventeenth Spectacular Triumphs Which World]
The Cox Committee found that the Chinese military acquired many of the technologies over the past seven years, although many of them had been targeted for acquisition for more than a quarter century.
[ Acquired Acquisition Although Been Century Chinese Committee Cox Found Had Many Military More Over Past Quarter Seven Targeted Technologies Than Them Years]
The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.
[ Century Passion Real Servitude Twentieth]
If you think of 'Liberty Valance' or 'The Searchers,' there are moments in there that you'll never, ever forget... And it does not matter what century you are from.
[ Century Does Ever Forget Liberty Matter Moments Never Searchers Think]
Two thirds of a century ago, we were given a national policy. It was made to fit the conditions of the day.
[ Ago Century Conditions Day Fit Given Made National Policy Thirds Two Were]
It's about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial, which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world, but also about creating a vital and beautiful city of the 21st century.
[ Also Aspects Beautiful Bring Century Changed City Contradictory Creating How Memorial Seemingly Together Tragedy Vital Which World]
Vladimir Nabokov said the two great evils of the 20th century were Marx and Freud. He was absolutely correct.
[ Absolutely Century Correct Evils Freud Great Marx Said Two Were]
Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
[ Activity Arrogant Assertion Century Comprehensible Developed Idea Man Music Necessarily Skill Somehow Street True Which]
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
[ Anything Been Beings Believe Believing Century Credulity Developed God High Human Level Much Nothing Peculiar Said Sin Sins Stop Truth Twentieth Very Which Worse]
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
[ Century Dead God Man Nineteenth Problem Twentieth]
Another goal is to look to the resources we have and to see how we could do better to plan, in a sense, for the faculty and infrastructure that we will need to study Asia well into the 21st century.
[ Another Asia Better Century Could Faculty Goal How Infrastructure Into Look Need Plan Resources See Sense Study Well Will]
Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism.
[ Century Fascism History Known Religion Twentieth Will]
The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco.
[ Around Centered Century Commonwealth Crop Family Farm Foundation Kentucky Over Tobacco]
In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away.
[ Away Century Faded Forms Later Old Roman Tenth]
Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.
[ Bombing Carefully Century Dalton Destroyed During Ii Killed Living Manchester Only Preserved Records War Were World]
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
[ Alike Americans Been Bitter Born Century Disciplined Foe Forth Friend Generation Go Hard New Passed Peace Place Tempered Time Torch War Word]
Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.
[ Almost Century Ireland Nineteenth Peculiar Sense Society Then Twentieth Up]
This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.
[ Avoid Century Day Managed Quarter]
I believe that the organisers of this conference have chosen a very timely subject for our discussion - because the 21st century will confront us with an entirely new set of challenges.
[ Because Believe Century Challenges Chosen Conference Confront Discussion Entirely New Our Set Subject Timely Us Very Will]
Today in America, we are trying to prepare students for a high tech world of constant change, but we are doing so by putting them through a school system designed in the early 20th Century that has not seen substantial change in 30 years.
[ America Century Change Constant Designed Doing Early High Prepare Putting School Seen Students Substantial System Tech Them Through Today Trying World Years]
Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well, which would have passed unnoticed a century ago, now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.
[ Ago Animals Century Cruelty Degrading Lower Men Now Passed Regarded Sensibilities Shocks Unnoticed Well Which Wicked Would]
And so by the fifteenth century, on October 8, the Europeans were looking for a new place to try to get to, and they came up with a new concept: the West.
[ Came Century Concept Europeans Fifteenth Get Looking New October Place Try Up Were West]
We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened.
[ Afghanistan Britain Broken Country Education Global Interests Our Policy Sake Threatened]
I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings. Design
[ Awareness Buildings Century Civic Concert Design Halls How Important Live Museums New Think Where]
That piece has been choreographed so badly so many times. I'm loathe to do it but I may eventually because it is one of the seminal art works of the twentieth century.
[ Art Badly Because Been Century Choreographed Eventually Loathe Many May Piece Times Twentieth Works]
I think it no accident that most of those emigrating to America in the 19th century identified with the Democratic Party. We are a heterogeneous party made up of Americans of diverse backgrounds.
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I am writing about people who are alive in the city of New York during mid-20th-century America. And these people are like a character in a play or they are figures in a short story or a novel.
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In taking action we must remember that the things which are happening to the Jews today are but a part of the general disintegration anticipated by philosophers and historians of different schools for almost half a century.
[ Action Almost Anticipated Century Different Disintegration General Half Happening Historians Jews Must Part Philosophers Remember Schools Taking Things Today Which]
The great wars of the 20th Century made it into the worst Century ever.
[ Century Ever Great Into Made Wars Worst]
As in Athens, the right to participate was restricted to men, just as it was also in all later democracies and republics until the twentieth century.
[ Also Athens Century Democracies Just Later Men Participate Republics Restricted Right Twentieth Until]
Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
[ Adults Century Learning Living Most Will]
On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character.
[ Century Character Consciousness Emphasized Intellect Last Life Neglect Nineteenth Psychological Quarter Study Total Whole Work]
We have a lot of long narrative poems written in the 20th century, but they're not very well known, and they're not read by very many people.
[ Century Known Long Lot Many Narrative Poems Read Very Well Written]
The heart of the security agenda is protecting lives - and we now know that the number of people who will die of AIDS in the first decade of the 21st Century will rival the number that died in all the wars in all the decades of the 20th century.
[ Agenda Aids Century Decade Decades Die Died First Heart Know Lives Now Number Protecting Rival Security Wars Will]
Advertising has done more to cause the social unrest of the 20th century than any other single factor.
[ Advertising Any Cause Century Done Factor More Other Single Social Than Unrest]
In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
[ Bourgeois Capitalism Century Combination Commercial Eighteenth Emancipate Europe Feudalism Itself Know Last Needed Quarter Which]
In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow - and trust - the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction.
[ Art Back Century Choice Fiction Follow Follows Half Instinct Look More Only Over Same Sort Than Trust]
We find Japan a little more difficult to understand because it has proven its 20th century prowess though the ancient traditions still persist.
[ Ancient Because Century Difficult Find Japan Little More Persist Proven Prowess Still Though Traditions Understand]
Surely one of the most visible lessons taught by the twentieth century has been the existence, not so much of a number of different realities, but of a number of different lenses with which to see the same reality.
[ Been Century Different Existence Lenses Lessons Most Much Number Realities Reality Same See Surely Taught Twentieth Visible Which]
Men o' war were to be a part of the fabric of my life for the next half-century.
[ Fabric Life Men Next Part War Were]
I showed that privacy was an implicit right in Jewish law, probably going back to the second or third century, when it was elaborated on in a legal way.
[ Back Century Elaborated Going Implicit Jewish Law Legal Privacy Probably Right Second Showed Third Way]
Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.
[ Architecture Celebrate Century Chance Committed Developer Enterprise Entrepreneur His Last Poor Represented Substitute Today Whom Work Worth]
Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce.
[ Arts Builds Century Community Creative Engages Improves Involvement Kids Required Self-Esteem Skills Their Workforce Youth]
Such an emphasis on the immanence of God as Creator in, with, and under the natural processes of the world unveiled by the sciences is certainly in accord with all that the sciences have revealed since those debates of the nineteenth century.
[ Accord Century Certainly Creator Debates Emphasis God Natural Nineteenth Processes Revealed Sciences Since Such Those Under Unveiled World]
In sum, as we enter the 21st century, the Euro-Atlantic community - North America and Europe together - has to face some tough challenges when it comes to improving our capability.
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Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably.
[ Century Considerably Encouraged End Had Increased Nineteenth Number Pacifist Propaganda Resolutions Such Their Toward Treaties]
A technical survey that systematize, digest, and appraise the mid century state of psychology.
[ Appraise Century Digest Mid Psychology State Survey Technical]
I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.
[ Am Because Been Century Easter Freeing Liberating Meaning More Proud Relationship Rising Themselves Very Whole Work]
Winter makes a bridge between one year and another and, in this case, one century and the next.
[ Another Between Bridge Case Century Makes Next Winter Year]
Each of us have things and thoughts and descriptions of an amazing universe in our possession that kings in the 17th Century would have gone to war to possess.
[ Amazing Century Descriptions Each Gone Kings Our Possess Possession Things Thoughts Universe Us War Would]
I was always fascinated, even as a child, by antiques and ancient times. I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century. They really had a big stone castle with authentic furniture.
[ Always Ancient Antiques Authentic Been Big Born Castle Century Child Even Fascinated Felt Furniture Had Really Should Stone Times]
Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.
[ Century Could Economic Largest Opportunity]
Jazz is a very accurate, curiously accurate accompaniment to 20th century America.
[ Accurate America Century Curiously Jazz Very]
In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the theory that they are mutually related, so that like composition governs like properties, and conversely.
[ Century Chemical Composition Compounds Conversely Experimental First Governs Interdependence Mutually Nineteenth Proof Properties Quarter Related Resulted Theory]
South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory, going back to the end of the last century.
[ Africa Back Century End Going Had Last Long Prehistory Record South Studies]
I have made my living bearing witness to some of the most horrific events of the end of our century, at the end of the 20th century.
[ Bearing Century End Events Horrific Living Made Most Our Some Witness]
Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century. Art
[ Advertising Art Century Form Greatest]
I say we have not even had the decency to maintain the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us - our roads, our bridges, our wastewater systems, our sewer systems; by the way, those weren't Bolsheviks, those weren't socialists that built those things for us - much less build the infrastructure we need for the 21st century.
[ Assets Bridges Build Built Century Decency Even Grandparents Had Infrastructure Less Maintain Much Need Our Parents Roads Say Sewer Socialists Systems Things Those Us Way Weren]
I still the love classic period, but also the baroque period, and even 17th-Century music such as the music of Monteverdi. He's one of the greatest opera composers. He was the one who really started the opera.
[ Also Baroque Classic Composers Even Greatest Love Music Opera Period Really Started Still Such]
This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours.
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The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance.
[ Called Century Dramas Frank Glorification Great Joys Later Life Love May Novels Period Renaissance Rise Their Third Thirteenth Together]
Despite all the lunacy of the last century, all the absurdity of war and genocide, we believe that humans being are rational and are made to seek the truth.
[ Absurdity Being Believe Century Despite Genocide Humans Last Lunacy Made Rational Seek Truth War]
But since the middle of the century in particular, the music has become very irregular in rhythm.
[ Become Century Irregular Middle Music Particular Rhythm Since Very]
It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection.
[ Ascribed Biological Century Could Discovered Elegant Features Had Made Many Natural Nineteenth Observations Principle Science Selection Shock World]
East Asia has prospered since the end of the Vietnam War, and Northeast Asia has prospered since the end of the Korean War in a way that seems unimaginable when you think of the history of the first half of the century.
[ Asia Century East End First Half History Korean Northeast Prospered Seems Since Think Unimaginable Vietnam War Way]
Rather, like the anarchists of the last century, he didn't care if he was killed or not. They just wanted to be known. We found no trace of any conspiracy.
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In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.
[ Age Been Before Carried Century Character Every Family Given Opinion Popular Stream Were]
In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
[ Accurate Anatomy Astounded Century Deliver Detail Employs Everyone Eye Familiar Great Known Mechanisms Outside Picture Sophisticated Them World]
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
[ Accepted Already Being Century Commission Conquering Cuban End Everywhere Genres Gladly Hand Heard Island Music Musical Our Popular Producing Result Small Uncertain World Would]
The United States was founded on the principle that we are a country of enumerated government powers not of enumerated liberties. Anyone in grade school knows the theory. Anyone in the real world knows that the practice has no bearing on the theory. The Founders created a system to protect that liberty, however as the 20th century showed, a tireless minority in search of power will pervert that system to enhance their own power. Government
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Live with your century; but do not be its creature.
[ Century Creature Live Your]
If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.
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The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.
[ Century Each Event Horror New Reverberation Size Twentieth]
As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore.
[ Basic Beyond Blocks Building Equipment Everyday Experience Explore Forces Gravity Life Lots Ordinary Our Perhaps Physics Strong Take Weak]
Movies were very important. The art-form of the 20th century.
[ Century Important Movies Very Were]
In the latter half of the last century the impact of the expanding influence of Western culture and economic system brought about in China a severe conflict.
[ Brought Century China Conflict Culture Economic Expanding Half Impact Influence Last Latter Severe System Western]
Eisenhower is my choice as the American of the 20th Century. Of all the men I've studied and written about, he is the brightest and the best.
[ American Best Brightest Century Choice Eisenhower Men Studied Written]
For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed.
[ Become Century Changed Civilization Communist Completely Decades Decided Destroyed Free Generations Know Mankind Next Struggle Whether Whole Will Within World]
After World War II society had to settle back for a moment before it picked up the 20th century.
[ After Back Before Century Had Ii Moment Picked Settle Society Up War World]
Conservatives and liberals alike have been waiting for this moment for a third of a century.
[ Alike Been Century Conservatives Liberals Moment Third Waiting]
My family actually lived in the same village for about 400 years. They had great stability until the last century. People lived and intermarried in small villages.
[ Actually Century Family Great Had Last Lived Same Small Stability Until Village Villages Years]
Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the 20th century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
[ Anywhere Century Disease Diseases Else More Press Psychic Reflected Superficiality Than]
I am convinced that the modular structure of the Mir will be the main trend in manned orbital stations development in the next century.
[ Am Century Convinced Development Main Manned Mir Next Stations Structure Trend Will]
The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
[ Century Debates Entertainer Entertainment Greece Paradoxical Pieces Public Socrates Talk Their Were World]
Technology is driving the innovation. Technology is driving the creativity. Technology and the use of that is going to determine our workers' ability to compete in the 21st century global marketplace.
[ Ability Century Compete Creativity Determine Driving Global Going Innovation Marketplace Our Technology Use Workers]
The 19th century was the age of Individualism; the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.
[ Age Ages Century Individualism Socialism]
Ragtime was a fanfare for the 20th century.
[ Century Fanfare Ragtime]
Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim's, where she opened this gallery and began showing some things that caused a little talk, amongst a lot of other things.
[ Amongst Art Began Beginning Came Caused Century Gallery Little Lot Opened Other Peggy Say She Showing Some Talk Thing Things Through Well Where]
Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but there is a reasonable probability it could be much higher than that.
[ Century Could Go Higher Ipcc Levels Meter Much Official Prediction Probability Reasonable Sea State Than Three-Quarters Up]
The most exciting thing in the twentieth century is science.
[ Century Exciting Most Science Thing Twentieth]
This century is going to be a very dangerous century.
[ Century Dangerous Going Very]
Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century.
[ Been Century Christians Could Creation Dominant During Exercised Great Issue Many Merely Minds Mythological New Questions Real Studies Testament These Whom Worship]
John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. War
[ Bombing Carefully Century Dalton Destroyed During Ii John Killed Living Manchester Only Preserved Records War Were World]
We've seen in the last half century an incredible shift. This is just an extraordinary time to be alive.
[ Alive Century Extraordinary Half Incredible Just Last Seen Shift Time]
The late 20th century sea level rise rate lacks any sign of acceleration. Satellite altimetry indicates virtually no changes in the last decade.
[ Acceleration Any Century Changes Decade Indicates Lacks Last Late Level Rate Rise Satellite Sea Sign Virtually]
When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way, as if our American tradition were only the Puritan tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition. The Christian tradition.
[ American Century Christian Family Only Oppressive Our Puritan Repressive Talk Tradition Values Way Were]
Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
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Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
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Louis Armstrong is quite simply the most important person in American music. He is to 20th century music (I did not say jazz) what Einstein is to physics.
[ American Armstrong Century Did Einstein Important Jazz Louis Most Music Person Physics Quite Say Simply]
The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
[ Biblical Century Enlightenment Major Philosophers Secular Spite Themselves Theological Theories Were]
I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.
[ Brought Century Complains Explains Great Late Never Nineteenth Tradition Up Writer]
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
[ Century Damage Done Earth History Human Mankind More Previous Probably Than]
The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety.
[ Begun Century Era Focus Heightened Public Safety Security Uncertainty]
And their pals vote for their stuff when they're not on the panel, and it just keeps going that way. And they tend to be very fringe artists, so anything before the 20th century is not worth considering. This is out of date.
[ Anything Artists Before Century Considering Date Fringe Going Just Keeps Out Pals Panel Stuff Tend Their Very Vote Way Worth]
Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century.
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We'd love to do Pirates for the 21st century. People have also asked about Colonization, and a few others.
[ Also Asked Century Colonization Few Love Others Pirates]
American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century.
[ American Been Century Education Fads Failed Foolish Ideas Littered Past]
But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate.
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The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers, which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential of the Cold War, still have the capacity to shake our world.
[ Although Brought Capacity Century Cold Dangers New Our Own Potential Reaching Shake Still Terrible War Which World]
We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery.
[ Awful Because Century Demagoguery History May Movements Repeat Revolutionary Social Vulnerability]
The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.
[ Barbarian Century Class Middle Prisoner]
I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers' music is very topical. It almost says, 'This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.' Not mine.
[ Almost Belong Century Composers Feel Mine Music Newspapers Read Says Some Topical Very Yesterday]
Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.
[ Almost Any Cannot Century Destroys Does Feel Gods His Life Light Man Mental Mind Presence Referring See State Take Unwittingly World]
The international proletariat first appeared on the scene in the early Thirties of the nineteenth century, and its first great action was the French Revolution of 1848.
[ Action Appeared Century Early First French Great International Nineteenth Proletariat Revolution Scene Thirties]
The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
[ Ago Allowed Before Claim Experiment Failed Government Had Imposed Income Just Only Our Sales Socialist Tariff Tax Taxes Twentieth-Century Us Were Years]
A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks.
[ Century Change Convulsive Demographic Huge Leaves Marks]
There was once a time when art history and film were basically the same medium, but art history is frozen in late-19th-century technology that has survived into the early 21st century.
[ Art Basically Century Early Film Frozen History Into Medium Once Same Survived Technology Time Were]
It's time that America's government lived by the same values as America's families. It's time we invested in America's future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century economy. That's what Democrats believe.
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From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber.
[ Abundance America Available Based Buildings Century Days Early English European Even Into Locally Material Migration Mostly Precedent Prototype Timber Translated]
Sometimes you just stumble into something that works, and here I am a quarter of a century later.
[ Am Century Here Into Just Later Quarter Something Sometimes Stumble Works]
At the turn of the century theatre does not have to be prescriptive.
[ Century Does Theatre Turn]
Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft. Science
[ Polygraph Tests Witchcraft]
Only recently, during the nineteenth century, and then only in Europe, do we meet forms of the state which have been created by a deliberate national feeling.
[ Been Century Created Deliberate During Europe Feeling Forms Meet National Nineteenth Only Recently State Then Which]
It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.
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The nineteenth century believed in science but the twentieth century does not. Science
[ Believed Century Does Nineteenth Science Twentieth]
The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.
[ Ago Boldest Century Clothed Could Dreamt Imagination Invention Mankind March Powers Which]
That's really the challenge of this century, to develop spokespeople.
[ Century Challenge Develop Really Spokespeople]
I hope that not only my documentaries, but everybody's documentaries, last. It will really confuse historians in the next century, because they'll have, in addition to all the print material, they'll have all these pictures to look at.
[ Addition Because Century Confuse Documentaries Everybody Historians Hope Last Look Material Next Only Pictures Print Really These Will]
We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like. Science
[ Bury Century Compulsion Days Give Idea Living Next Order Seem Some These Those Time]
A great many people experience the movement from one century to the next, but a minuscule number of people experience the movement from one millennium to the next.
[ Century Experience Great Many Millennium Minuscule Movement Next Number]
The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century.
[ Advertising Century Dwarfs Force Image Literature Other Power Word]
In the new century, we should continue to work together to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the vast number of developing countries including China and India and promote the establishment of a just and equitable new international political and economic order.
[ Century China Continue Countries Developing Economic Equitable Establishment Including India Interests International Just Legitimate New Number Order Political Promote Rights Safeguard Should Together Vast Work]
Fortunately I own a vintage brain, and I am alive and well in the 21st century, still making records, still working at an intense pace and most of all, still having fun doing it.
[ Alive Am Brain Century Doing Fortunately Fun Having Intense Making Most Own Pace Records Still Vintage Well Working]
Without a song, each day would be a century.
[ Century Day Each Song Without Would]
Manhattan... capital of the 20th century, a city that has fascinated me for more than three decades.
[ Capital Century City Decades Fascinated Manhattan More Than Three]
If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.
[ Ago Assume Century Dinners Government Had Half Impossibility Orators Our Ourselves Practice Provided Providing Today Us Would]
We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow.
[ Categories Century Come Different Five Groups Half Just Market Members Mosaic Narrow Our Paper Party Research Said Socio-Economic Those Too Use Very Which]
Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.
[ Century Glaringly Good Henry James Nineteenth Pretty Though Well]
As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been an outstanding issue for more than half a century.
[ Been Century Conflict Half Historical Issue Legacy More Outstanding Than]
It appears that the present-day form of African American English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery, but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
[ African American Appears Century Creation English Form Half Inheritance Period Present-Day Present-Day Second Slavery]
Even before string theory, especially as physics developed in the 20th century, it turned out that the equations that really work in describing nature with the most generality and the greatest simplicity are very elegant and subtle.
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No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
If you stop and think about our history, one of the reasons we had an American century and there is an American dream was because at key points in our history we made very bold decisions about making sure that there was very broad, universal access to quality education.
[ Access American Because Bold Broad Century Decisions Dream Education Had History Key Made Making Our Points Quality Reasons Stop Sure Think Universal Very]
Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible.
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I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all. Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed, and I want to go back to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century masters.
[ Art Back Buying Changed Contemporary Decided Get Go Great Into Just Masters Mood Much Rid Sudden Very Want]
We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action, development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world, Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.
[ Action Century Conflict Darwin Deal Define Describe Development Economic Entered Explain Freud Ideas Internal Marx Natural Spheres Three Trying World]
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
[ Accident Because Below Century Day Death Delayed Evil Foolish Here Imagine Judgment Justice Life Many Men Only Some Sure Thing Times Two]
I am now seventy, rather glad, really, that I won't live to see the horrors to come in the 21st century.
[ Am Century Come Glad Horrors Live Now Rather Really See Seventy Won]
It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in this film and for the Old West, for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.
[ Abandonment Became Century Early Film Lives Metaphor Occurred Old Part West]
Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
[ Being Century Claims Clarified Concept Deal Developed Early Eighteenth First Names Phenomena Phenomenon Pure Science Shall Under Various Which Without]
More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
[ Bureaucrats Century Dictators Done Faceless Harm More Than Tyrant]
Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century.
[ Century Religion Sex Substitute]
The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he lives in and places he works, in terms of the kind of light the windows in these places let through and by which we see him every day.
[ Century Day Every Him Houses Kind Light Lives Must Places See Subject Terms These Thought Through Which Windows Works]
Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.
[ Almost Becoming Century Everything Fiction Intact Invisible Literature Margins Reality Science Sprung]
I think one of the important things that's happened in the course of the century is that life expectancy has doubled.
[ Century Course Doubled Expectancy Happened Important Life Things Think]
It's time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in Washington. To help build a new foundation for the 21st century, we need to reform our government so that it is more efficient, more transparent, and more creative. That will demand new thinking and a new sense of responsibility for every dollar that is spent.
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I think Picasso was, without doubt, the greatest portraitist of the 20th century, if not any other century.
[ Any Century Doubt Greatest Other Picasso Think Without]
The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
[ Action America Century Consequences Decade Decisions Drift Far Happen Into Make Shows Take Toward Tragedy Uncertainty Watch Weakness Will World]
To my three sons, Peter, Scott, and Alexander who pulled me from the 18th Century and back into the present on a regular basis and therefore made me a better person, thank you. And to my wife, who sits at the table there. Who is right about almost everything.
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Writers want to summarize: What does this mean? What did we learn from this? That's a very 19th-century way of thinking about art, because it assumes that it should make our lives better or teach us something.
[ Art Assumes Because Better Did Does Learn Lives Make Mean Our Should Something Summarize Teach Thinking Us Very Want Way Writers]
I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control.
[ Backwards Became Century Command Companion Control Ever Familiar Few Great Insistent Leadership Leap Our Past Report Sad Since Taken Territory Uncertainty Years]
For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are now in full career.
[ Career Century Form Full Longer Nations Now Outward Retains Rome Still]
Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter-century.
[ Also Catholics Consequence During Extraordinary Ii John Last Leader Only Paul Pope Powerful Spiritual World]
On this basis, which was originally financial and goes back to George Peabody, there grew up in the twentieth century a power structure between London and New York which penetrated deeply into university life, the press, and the practice of foreign policy.
[ Back Basis Between Century Deeply Financial Foreign George Goes Grew Into Life London New Originally Penetrated Policy Power Practice Press Structure Twentieth University Up Which York]
Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century.
[ Century Goal Limit Line Most Notion Parochial Perhaps Progress Seems Single Today Very Without]
Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
[ Day Every Extraordinary Had Hamilton Major Minds Those Topic Touched Virtually]
I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th century novel and novels that really are short stories filled with a lot of helium.
[ Century Dense Filled Helium Lot Novel Novels Read Really Short Stories]
Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
[ Access Centuries Century Claim Greatest May Over Previous Privilege]
There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
[ Century Doubt Fundamental Half Last Little Midst More Much Nature Political Profound Revolution Revolutions Social Than]
Anybody in the next centuries wanting to know what it was like to be a poet in the middle of the 20th century should read Kaddish.
[ Anybody Centuries Century Know Middle Next Poet Read Should Wanting]
The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed that by what it achieved.
[ Achieved Century Designed Fifteenth Great Many Rather Renaissance Things]
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
[ Action Agencies Appetite Both Century Congenial Criterion Discover Enjoyment Essentially Everywhere Expression Infallibly Insatiable Mechanical Operates Political Since Western Where Will World]
Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century.
[ Century Into Music Now Tonal Writing]
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
[ Agent Believed Big Establish Freelance Getting Importance Industry Left Money Our Real Way]
The problem of direct colour photography has been facing us since the turn of the last century.
[ Been Century Colour Direct Facing Last Photography Problem Since Turn Us]
I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
[ Ancestors Bear Before Below Century Cheerfully Descended Dignity English Having History Life Nineteenth Picture Placing Reproach Shall Succeed Their True]
The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations.
[ Century Fighting Fought Freedom Had Hope Independence Itself Loss Moment Nation Nations Nineteenth Other Own Reconciled Same Throughout Time Which]
Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution, there is a popular sentiment of support for the old one that lives on in reality in some quarters.
[ Constitution Even Lives New Now Old Popular Quarters Reality Sentiment Some Support Though]
One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian.
[ Champions Christian Early Embarrassing Faith First Orthodox Presidents Problems Six States United]
The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century.
[ Because Century Made Need Reason Terrifying Vacuum Witnesses Writer Writers]
As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness.
[ Been Belief Century Half Human Kindness Result Rule Soviet]
We all know that Social Security is one of this country's greatest success stories in the 20th century.
[ Century Country Greatest Know Security Social Stories Success]
Jewish immigration in the 20th century was fueled by the Holocaust, which destroyed most of the European Jewish community. The migration made the United States the home of the largest Jewish population in the world.
[ Century Community Destroyed European Fueled Holocaust Home Immigration Jewish Largest Made Migration Most Population States United Which World]
Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.
[ Century First Get Jump Life Parachute Right Time Twentieth]
The century of airplanes has a right to its own music.
[ Airplanes Century Music Own Right]
Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century.
[ Century Civil Confirming Endanger Half John Made Much Nation Over Past Progress Rights Roberts Would]
While the creative works from the 16th century can still be accessed and used by others, the data in some software programs from the 1990s is already inaccessible.
[ Already Century Creative Data Inaccessible Others Programs Software Some Still Used While Works]
There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
[ Before Century Certain Decade Desires Done Even Genius Itself Much Perceiving Possess Talent]