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Umpires, like players, are expected to show constant improvement each season and at each level. Inconsistent plate work and the inability to handle situations are probably the two biggest problems that minor league umpires face. Jim Evans
[ Biggest Constant Each Expected Face Handle Improvement Inability Inconsistent League Level Minor Plate Players Probably Problems Season Show Situations Two Umpires Work]
At the very top state institutions, like UCLA, Berkeley and the University of Texas, however, the trend of downward minority enrollment remains persistent and discouraging. Adam Schiff
[ Berkeley Discouraging Downward Enrollment However Institutions Minority Persistent Remains State Texas Top Trend Ucla University Very]
I've been living with the minor second all my life and I finally found a way to handle it. Morton Feldman
[ Been Finally Found Handle Life Living Minor Second Way]
When you belong to a minority, you have to be better in order to have the right to be equal. Christiane Collage
[ Belong Better Equal Minority Order Right]
If there is a nuclear tactic being used here, I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from voting on the President's judicial nominees. John Cornyn
[ Being Bipartisan Blocks Here Judicial Majority Minority Nominees Nuclear Obstruction President Submit Tactic Use Used Voting Where Willful]
I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left-handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority. Barney Frank
[ Any Automatically Being Felt Gay Jew Left-Handed Majority Member Minority Never Used]
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both. John Cornyn
[ Bin Both Distinguish Distorts Does Draw Enemy Extreme Intolerance Islam Just Long Minority Others Politics Posed Religion Specifically Strain Terrorism Threat Tradition Within]
If kids like a picture book, they're going to read it at least 50 times. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed. Mark Haddon
[ Anything Bed Book Even Feel Going Gravel Imperfections Kids Least Minor Often Picture Read Start Times]
We had a couple of minor coups that made a big difference. We snared away from a competitor a correspondent already on the ground in Afghanistan. That was an enormous help to us, because there we were. Brit Hume
[ Afghanistan Already Away Because Big Competitor Correspondent Couple Coups Difference Enormous Ground Had Help Made Minor Us Were]
Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups. Aleksander Kwasniewski
[ After Borders Country Ethnicity Following Groups Holocaust Jews Large Minority Moving Murder Polish Second Tragedy War World]
I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions? Joni Mitchell
[ Americans Chord Complex Emotions Europeans Experiencing Handle Happiness Hear Jazzy Major Minor More Need Seventh Sophistication South Take Their Tragedy Understand Why]
The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries. Rene Cassin
[ Categories Certain Controlled Countries Covenant Had League Men Minorities National Nations Only Other Populations Protection Sponsoring Territories]
We need to be a leadership position about protecting minors on the Internet and, more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them. Peter Chernin
[ Giving Importantly Internet Leadership Minors More Need Parents Position Protect Protecting Them Tools]
I love the tradition of Dickens, where even the most minor walk-on characters are twitching and particular and alive. Donna Tartt
[ Alive Characters Dickens Even Love Minor Most Particular Tradition Twitching Where]
That's what the Senate is about. It's the last bastion of minority rights, where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet, one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust. Robert Byrd
[ Dust Falls Feet Heard Individual Into Last Minority Necessary Rights Senate Speak Stand Until Where]
Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future. Paul Hawken
[ Becoming Change Coherent Either Forces Future Minority Most Plurality Powers Represent Rising Shift Systems Threatened Thus Top Value]
In the end, a small section of the crowd, maybe 2,000 to 3,000, turned against me. And that was it. Inside the club they know your best intentions, but the minority shout louder than the rest. Bryan Robson
[ Against Best Club Crowd End Inside Intentions Know Louder Maybe Minority Rest Section Shout Small Than Turned Your]
If we're so cruel to minorities, why do they keep coming here? Why aren't they sneaking across the Mexican border to make their way to the Taliban? Ann Coulter
[ Across Border Coming Cruel Here Keep Make Mexican Minorities Sneaking Taliban Their Way Why]
South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination. Thabo Mbeki
[ Africa Colonial Criminal Domination Evolve Example Into Minority Most Pernicious Practise South White]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
I love it now that a large minority of people who are handicapped prefer to call themselves crippled. This is all part of the game, like queer theory. Leslie Fiedler
[ Call Crippled Game Handicapped Large Love Minority Now Part Prefer Queer Themselves Theory]
Thirty years ago, many economists argued that inflation was a kind of minor inconvenience and that the cost of reducing inflation was too high a price to pay. No one would make those arguments today. Martin Feldstein
[ Ago Argued Arguments Cost Economists High Inconvenience Inflation Kind Make Many Minor Pay Price Reducing Thirty Those Today Too Would Years]
The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion. Ken Calvert
[ Abortion Across Act Child Crime Custody Federal Lines Makes Minor Obtaining Protection Purpose State Transport]
Many are called but few are chosen. There are sayings of Christ which suggest that the Church he came to establish will always be a minority affair. Edward Norman
[ Affair Always Called Came Chosen Christ Church Establish Few Many Minority Sayings Suggest Which Will]
Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities. Marvin Olasky
[ Backlash Better Bureaucratic Expand Find Governmental Increase Individuals Minority Need Opportunities Power Provoke Quotas Since Unfair Way]
It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change! Thom Gunn
[ Being Certain Change Closet Department Difficult English Fame Gay Having Minor Out Poet Proud Retired Satisfactory Teacher Time Very]
The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium. Arthur C. Clarke
[ Beginning Century Intelligent January Mark Millennium Minority Real Third Will World]
I think it is the weak and the young and the minorities that you need to look after to get a healthy creative environment - to get a lot of choices, a lot of different styles of music, a lot experimental stuff that everyone else feeds off. Peter Gabriel
[ After Choices Creative Different Else Environment Everyone Experimental Feeds Get Healthy Look Lot Minorities Music Need Off Stuff Styles Think Weak Young]
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. John Irving
[ Almost Always Been Central Century Character Characters Effect Fan Major Minor Novel Passage Plotted Story Time Where]
What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil. Norman Mailer
[ Awful Both Characterizes Evil Exceptional Forced Good Group Himself Insignificant Marvelous Member Minority See]
The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces. Howard Staunton
[ Bishop Called Knight Minor Pieces Queen]
It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890. Charles Tupper
[ Admitted Away Catholic Down Enjoyed Everybody Legislation Minority Privileges Rights Roman Taken Were]
The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be. Abba Eban
[ Constant Duties Embodiment Jews Living Might Minorities Minority Owe Reminder Societies Their Whoever]
As women, we're probably more protective of children. Also, we've been minors all of our history. Kate Millett
[ Also Been Children History Minors More Our Probably Protective Women]
People are too apt to treat God as if he were a minor royalty. Herbert Beerbohm Tree
[ Apt God Minor Royalty Too Treat Were]
We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue to plague many of our school systems, especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority and impoverished children. Diane Watson
[ Cannot Children Continue Disparity Especially Ignore Impoverished Inner-City Many Minority Our Plague Predominantly Resources School Serving Systems Those]
We are minor in everything but our passions. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Everything Minor Our Passions]
In recurring episodes over the next couple of decades, the minority view gradually won. A profusion of factors differentiates each case from the others, including naked partisanship on both sides, but the trend has been clear. Michael Kinsley
[ Been Both Case Clear Couple Decades Differentiates Each Episodes Factors Gradually Including Minority Naked Next Others Over Partisanship Profusion Recurring Sides Trend View Won]
I am now completing research supported by NSF and NEH that is mapping changes in the English language through all of North America, for both mainstream and minority communities. William Labov
[ Am America Both Changes Communities Completing English Language Mainstream Mapping Minority North Now Research Supported Through]
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. Christian H F Riley Government
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights. James K. Polk
[ Constitution Great Just Majorities Minorities Object Oppressing Restrain Rights Their Upon]
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Comes Courage Majority Minority Test Tolerance]
I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they'll need to really pay attention to it. Gerry Cooney
[ Am Around Attention Baseball Choose Country Go Help Involved League Minor Need Path Pay Really Speaking Them Troubled Trying Understand Whatever Youths]
We've got to help small businesses because they are the backbone of our economy. We've got to increase opportunities for everyone and we can do that by helping women and minority-owned businesses. Rob Simmons
[ Backbone Because Businesses Economy Everyone Got Help Helping Increase Opportunities Our Small Women]
I liked being a minor because you can't get into trouble. Now I just have to try and behave myself. Avril Lavigne
[ Because Behave Being Get Into Just Liked Minor Myself Now Trouble Try]
We're going to have more kids playing, and we're going to have a better chance of finding those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation. For everyone. Bobby Orr
[ Better Chance Community Everyone Finding Fun Going Kids Minor More Players Playing Recreation Sports Those]
I'm actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're separate from everyone else. Bryan Singer
[ Actually Alone Awkward Because Being Else Everyone Feel Filmmaker Find Grew Horribly Kid Kind Minorities Myself Now Number Part Separate Student Terrible Up World]
A clever man commits no minor blunders. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
[ Blunders Clever Commits Man Minor]
The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress. Tench Coxe
[ Congress Hands Minority Power Say Sword]
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority. Edmund Burke
[ Capable Citizens Cruel Democracy Exercising Majority Minority Most Oppressions Upon]
The main concern of the study is with the outline of a theoretical system. Its minor variations from writer to writer are not a matter of concern to this analysis. Talcott Parsons
[ Analysis Concern Main Matter Minor Outline Study System Theoretical Variations Writer]
In addition, the bill passed by the House requires a person performing an abortion on a minor from a different state to notify one parent in the home state. Virgil Goode
[ Abortion Addition Bill Different Home House Minor Parent Passed Performing Person Requires State]
I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ Act Against Amending Any Believe Constitution Defense Discrimination Form Marriage Minority Should Voted]
I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive side to oppose and split some of the traditionally progressive or democratic constituents. Patricia Ireland
[ Bush Constituents Democratic Going Harder Hispanic Know Man Minority Nominate Oppose Political Progressive Reasons Side Some Someone Split Traditionally Where Will]
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). Ayn Rand
[ Away Earth Function Individual Majorities Majority Minorities Minority Oppression Political Precisely Protect Public Right Rights Smallest Subject Vote]
I was for a minor amount of time but I was probably a better pianist at 15 than I am now. Josh Silver
[ Am Amount Better Minor Now Pianist Probably Than Time]
Only one man ever betrayed my confidence, and that only in a minor matter. Harry Houdini
[ Betrayed Confidence Ever Man Matter Minor Only]
The minority yields to the majority! Deng Xiaoping
[ Majority Minority Yields]
All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. Thomas Jefferson
[ Bear Cases Equal Law Majority Mind Minority Must Oppression Possess Prevail Principle Protect Reasonable Rightful Rights Sacred Their Though Too Violate Which Will Would]
Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author. Arthur Miller
[ Author Certainly Diverse Find Game Life Literary Minor Most Pastime]
I try hard to convince them it's important - but there's a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Accustomed Convince Country Discomfort Especially Get Hard History Important Minorities Most Older Parts Some Them Try Voting]
The speed of movement towards independence will depend on Kosovo demonstrating that it is capable of treating minorities well. We have not always seen that. Emma Bonino
[ Always Capable Demonstrating Depend Independence Kosovo Minorities Movement Seen Speed Towards Treating Well Will]
Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time. Margot Fonteyn
[ Become Encountered First Great Minor Moments Revelation Things Time]
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. Marilyn Ferguson
[ Alike Autobiographies Become Bodies Friends Lives Major Minor Over Strangers Stresses Telling Walking Years Your]
Everybody is excited to play so I think who plays with whom is a minor thing at this point. Mats Sundin
[ Everybody Excited Minor Play Plays Point Thing Think Whom]
Strong efforts have been made in Ohio to curb the authoritarianism of our Secretary of State, Kenneth Blackwell, as he has purged people from lists in our State in particular precincts where voters are heavily minority. Marcy Kaptur
[ Authoritarianism Been Blackwell Curb Efforts Heavily Kenneth Lists Made Minority Ohio Our Particular Precincts Purged Secretary State Strong Voters Where]
A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction, and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns. Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces. Howard Staunton
[ Exchanged Five Fraction May Minor Pawns Piece Pieces Three Two Value]
Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste? David R. Brower
[ Allowing Consumption Convenience Doubling Energy Every Exposing Generation Generations Hazard Lethal Luxury Major Minor Next Present Waste Worth Years]
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority. Walter Lippmann
[ Always Call Certain Defined Democratic Down Majority Might Minority Prepared Purposes Put Revolutionary Society Which]
God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle. Giacomo Casanova
[ Conceive Could God Great Himself His Know Minor Order Own Principle Principles Required Without]
People are not fundamentally bad. It only takes the smallest of correctives to take care of that tiny minority that wants to disrupt the community. Jimmy Wales
[ Bad Care Community Disrupt Fundamentally Minority Only Smallest Take Takes Tiny Wants]
A minority group has "arrived" only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it. Carl T. Rowan
[ Arrived Entire Fools Group Minority Only Paying Produce Right Scoundrels Some Without]
Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her. Tony Blair
[ Explosion Goes Her His Minor Nuclear Once Sleep Takes Wake Wife]
In the first 50 years of the filibuster, it was used only 35 times. But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed, plus threats of more. This is the tyranny of the minority. Peter Fenn
[ Alone Congress Filed Filibuster First Had Last Minority More Motions Only Plus Threats Times Tyranny Used Years]
It's always the minorities who aren't a part of the mainstream who define what the limits... of the majority are going to be. Rose E. Bird
[ Always Define Going Limits Mainstream Majority Minorities Part]
The whole of that part of Southern Africa which is controlled by racial minorities is experiencing either consistent and regular guerilla activity or is faced with advanced preparation for its commencement. Joe Slovo
[ Activity Advanced Africa Commencement Consistent Controlled Either Experiencing Faced Guerilla Minorities Part Preparation Racial Regular Southern Which Whole]
When I was in my 20s it did occur to me that there was something perverted about an attitude that thought that killing somebody was a minor offence compared to kissing somebody. John McGahern
[ Attitude Compared Did Killing Kissing Minor Occur Offence Perverted Somebody Something Thought]
When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision. Stanley Crouch
[ Another Believe Color Comes Crosses Killing Know Lines Minority Need Problems Reasonable Solution Those Violent Vision]
A virulent, aggressive minority has decided that Americans don't know themselves what it is they should see, and need to be protected by people who are wiser than they are, even if they are only a tiny sliver of the population. Jock Sturges
[ Aggressive Americans Decided Even Know Minority Need Only Population Protected See Should Sliver Than Themselves Tiny Virulent Wiser]
Before coming here I had a minor back problem and I thought whenever I play Pakistan I get a back problem. Sachin Tendulkar
[ Back Before Coming Get Had Here Minor Pakistan Play Problem Thought Whenever]
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities. Tom Allen
[ Argument Because Bogus Claim Completely Could Ethnic Exactly Make Minorities Other Racial Religious Rights Same Side Special]
We raised almost 2 million dollars at the last golf tournament that can be used for minority scholarships and Junior Golf programs. The payoff for the work we do is so much more valuable than the work we actually do for it. Darius Rucker
[ Actually Almost Dollars Golf Junior Last Million Minority More Much Payoff Programs Raised Scholarships Than Tournament Used Valuable Work]
If you are used to going five innings and then go six or seven, you won't have your good stuff. They need to start that from the minor leagues and give pitchers strong arms. Juan Marichal
[ Arms Five Give Go Going Good Innings Leagues Minor Need Pitchers Seven Six Start Strong Stuff Then Used Won Your]
The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority. Francis Crick
[ Acid Ambiguous Amino Certainly Code Expect However May Meaning Minority More Observation Possibility Raises Such Than Triplets Triplets Unclear Unfortunate Which Would]
Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English. Matthew McGrory
[ Criminal English Justice Majored Political Science Yes]
The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process. John Jay Hooker
[ Advice Any Appoint Consent Constitution Does Give Gives Interfere Majority Minority Plainly Power President Process Right Senate Senators Upon]
The arts have only ever interested a small minority of people, which acted as a kind of nursery to support artists. Vivienne Westwood
[ Acted Artists Arts Ever Interested Kind Minority Nursery Only Small Support Which]
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. Stephen Hawking
[ Advanced Average Breed Just Makes Minor Monkeys Planet Something Special Star Understand Universe Us Very]
Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles. James D. Watson
[ Accepted Adherence Based Doctrinaire Everyone Evolution Fact Fundamentalist Minority Objections Principles Reasoning Religious Theory Today Whose]
Promoting a record on a major label is like running a minor military campaign. Robyn Hitchcock
[ Campaign Label Major Military Minor Promoting Record Running]
It is sufficient to say, what everybody knows to be true, that the Irish population is Catholic, and that the Protestants, whether of the Episcopalian or Presbyterian Church, or of both united, are a small minority of the Irish people. John Bright
[ Both Catholic Church Episcopalian Everybody Irish Knows Minority Population Presbyterian Protestants Say Small Sufficient True United Whether]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B Minor Mass? Michael Torke
[ Listen Mass Minor Money Psychotherapy Waste Why]
No movement finding itself in this stage of struggle can operate by getting authority from the leading body of the political organs for even minor action that is taken and we don't even know in the case of the actions which have publicize whether they are in fact our people. Joe Slovo
[ Action Actions Authority Body Case Even Fact Finding Getting Itself Know Leading Minor Movement Operate Organs Our Political Publicize Stage Struggle Taken Whether Which]
Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves. Lion Feuchtwanger
[ Able Against Blind Both Determined Historian History Instincts Judgments Led Majority Make Minority Novelist Packed Struggle Their Themselves Think Tiny Unable Up Vast View Which]
That's something Mary Lou Williams used to tell me: If you're not feeling right about what you're doing and you play a minor tune it all comes back, falls into place. I don't know if that's true, but I do it. Marian McPartland
[ Back Comes Doing Falls Feeling Into Know Lou Mary Minor Place Play Right Something Tell True Tune Used Williams]
The white people of the South are the greatest minority in this nation. They deserve consideration and understanding instead of the persecution of twisted propaganda. Strom Thurmond
[ Consideration Deserve Greatest Instead Minority Nation Persecution Propaganda South Twisted Understanding White]
When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit. Clarence Thomas
[ Among Bit Blacks Bottom Crime Educate Look Lot Minorities Neighborhoods Our Particularly Problems Real School Society Systems Where Whole]
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men. Samuel Adams
[ Does Freedom Irate Keen Majority Men Minds Minority Prevail Rather Setting Take Tireless]
Each player, it will be observed, has eight superior Pieces or officers, and eight minor ones which are called Pawns; and, for the purpose of distinction, the Pieces and Pawns of one party are of a different color from those of the other. Howard Staunton
[ Called Color Different Distinction Each Eight Minor Observed Officers Ones Other Party Pawns Pieces Player Purpose Superior Those Which Will]
If you want to be a government in a minority Parliament, you have to work with other people. Stephen Harper
[ Government Minority Other Parliament Want Work]
The house itself is of minor importance. Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts. Clarence Stein
[ Community Counts House Importance Itself Minor Really Relation Thing]
And that is my definition of democracy, the right to be in a minority and not be suppressed. Lee Harvey Oswald
[ Definition Democracy Minority Right Suppressed]
Save for minor ailments and accident, my battalion is practically immune from sickness; colds come and go as a matter of course, sprains and cuts claim momentary attention, but otherwise the health of the battalion is perfect. Patrick MacGill
[ Accident Ailments Attention Battalion Claim Come Course Cuts Go Health Immune Matter Minor Momentary Otherwise Perfect Practically Save Sickness]
The right wing has had a radio apparatus for years and years, so they've had minor leagues - they've had local rightwing guys who've become national rightwing guys, and who build slowly, and that's how it goes. We haven't had that. It isn't like we have a farm team. Al Franken
[ Apparatus Become Build Farm Goes Guys Had Haven How Leagues Local Minor National Radio Right Slowly Team Wing Years]
Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank. Linda Chavez
[ Any Believe Black Breaks Franchise Hispanic Liberals Minorities Own Rank Stand]
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue. Ambrose Bierce
[ Disguised Form Minor Patience Virtue]
To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority. William H. Seward
[ Absurdity Add Claim Disproportionate Majority Minority Necessary Only Reduce Slavery Slaves States Two Very Which]
For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting. Jimmy Smits
[ Acting Actors Developing Eventual Going Hands Heard Hired Just Long Lot Minority None Our Own Path Projects Really Stories Tell Unique Voice]
In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School, women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the first year associates accepted by top law firms. Jane Harman
[ Accepted Associates Firms First Fraction Graduated Harvard Law Made Minorities School Tiny Top Up Women Year]
Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids. Gilbert Hernandez
[ Being Died Eyes Father Filtered Her Kids Minority Mother Our Raised Raising Saw Six Through Very Were Woman World Young]
When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote, the minority usually loses. Andrew Sullivan
[ Despised Loses Minority Popular Put Tiny Up Usually Vote]
I could stop and say, Well that was a D minor, G seven, but I really don't want to know that. I just want to know that there's a combination of notes that makes a sound. Lee Konitz
[ Combination Could Just Know Makes Minor Notes Really Say Seven Sound Stop Want Well]
I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities. Sue Grafton
[ Arts College English Fine Humanities Major Minors]
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. Ayn Rand
[ Cannot Claim Defenders Deny Earth Individual Minorities Minority Rights Smallest Those]
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies. Wendell Phillips
[ Enemies Exist Few Friends Governments Loved Many Minorities Need Protect Protection Rich Rights]
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Country Ever Government Great Having Loved Minor Ones Only Regime Second Why Writer Writers]
There is no obstacle in the path of young people who are poor or members of minority groups that hard work and preparation cannot cure. Barbara Jordan
[ Cannot Cure Groups Hard Members Minority Obstacle Path Poor Preparation Work Young]
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them? Eriq La Salle
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
I had a minor in Russian history, and this was at the time when the big Cold War was going on. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Big Cold Going Had History Minor Russian Time War]
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures. Vince Lombardi
[ Agree Enables Failures Family Hurts Ignore Minor Must Once Opponent Pay Pressure Price Success Temporary Upon Your]
It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity. Peter Bart
[ Activity Became Corporations Hollywood Irritant Minor Movies Multinational Only Overall Playground Recent Regard Relatively Shows Their Tv Which Years]
If I'm interrupted, it's just a minor inconvenience, but not a disaster, because it's easy to get back where I was: that is, the paint has not changed consistency; the light has not moved. Buffy Sainte-Marie
[ Back Because Changed Consistency Disaster Easy Get Inconvenience Interrupted Just Light Minor Moved Paint Where]
A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority. Eric Hoffer
[ Dissent Feels Free Impose Majority Minority Most Only Will]
I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song - the fusion of the South, my body's song and me. Margaret Walker
[ Between Body Careless Fiend Fusion Key Minor Song South Southern Stand Strike Want]
What's a cult? It just means not enough people to make a minority. Robert Altman
[ Cult Enough Just Make Means Minority]
A curious consequence is that I have become a minor celebrity. Edward Tufte
[ Become Celebrity Consequence Curious Minor]
When I go in to see people - and I sell an occasional ad now - I never say, 'Help me because I am black' or 'Help me because I am a minority.' I always talk about what we can do for them. John H. Johnson
[ Ad Always Am Because Black Go Help Minority Never Now Occasional Say See Sell Talk Them]
A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes. Alicia Keys
[ All-Time Also Eyes Favorite First Just Key Keys Letter Minor Moody Name Play Represents Songs Through Very]
Things are going very smoothly. As expected, there are some minor glitches, and the eight minutes that it took us to get to orbit, we trained months and months for, and didn't have to use any of that preparation, other than being aware and ready. Laurel Clark
[ Any Aware Being Eight Expected Get Going Minor Minutes Months Orbit Other Preparation Ready Smoothly Some Than Things Took Trained Us Use Very]
I like being in control of making all the major decisions pertaining to my projects. That's something that you don't get to do in a group. Everything has to be voted on - every minor decision. Bobby Brown
[ Being Control Decision Decisions Every Everything Get Group Major Making Minor Pertaining Projects Something Voted]
Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Canadians Compel Country Disastrous French House Majority Minority Must Organise Party Political Result Soon Themselves Were Why Would]
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done. Elijah Cummings
[ Act Alike Americans Come Continued Done Guidance Long Majority Minority More Need Needs Our Own Provides Rights Time Voting Way]
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party. Pete du Pont
[ America Between Big Black Civil Class Conservative Gulf Leadership Many Members Middle Minorities Party Persuaded Republican Rights Those Very]
A proof of really great art is that it is generally true - it seldom falls into the misapprehensions to which minor art is liable. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Art Falls Generally Great Into Liable Minor Proof Really Seldom True Which]
After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on, a student in my statistical mechanics class brought to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes. Rudolph A. Marcus
[ After Attention Brought Class Mechanics Minor Pieces Problem Some Statistical Student Study Theoretical Worked]
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe? Kate Chopin
[ Anyone Branches Breathe Chord Detect Ear Earth Else Ever Heard Major Minor Music Sharpened Spheres Strikes Subtleties Tree Tuned Upon Wind Wonder]
Look at television and how comparatively few minorities are out there. Gedde Watanabe
[ Comparatively Few How Look Minorities Out Television]
When Ronald Reagan was elected I was on a bus traveling with a band in France. I wrote a little arrangement of The Star Spangled Banner in a minor key. Carla Bley
[ Arrangement Band Banner Bus Elected France Key Little Minor Reagan Ronald Spangled Star Traveling Wrote]
I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group. The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate. Emma Bonino
[ Adequate Crisis Demonstrate Group International Kosovo Made Minorities Primary Recommendations Responsibility Support Their Treatment]
But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Minorities National Other Problem Race Realize Something Than Think Urgent Welfare]
The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not. Glenn Beck
[ Afraid Alone America Because Does Feel Hijack Isolated Made Majority Minority Rule Though Us]
The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner. Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared. Jo Bonner
[ Appeared Bipartisan Committee Conducted Extremely Invitation Judiciary Manner Members Minority Process Responsible Review Were Witnesses]
To date, nearly 100,000 Hispanics have died with AIDS. Since Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States, our challenge is even greater. Solomon Ortiz
[ Aids Challenge Date Died Even Fastest Greater Group Growing Hispanics Minority Nearly Our Since States United]
I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle. Marilyn Monroe
[ Am Belonging Demanded Few Freedom Involved Loss Minority Our Protesting Remaining Ride Right Rights Stars Twinkle]
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event. Gaston Bachelard
[ Child Even Event Life Minor Thus World]
Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes. David Herbert Donald
[ Elected First Kind Lincoln Minority Model Particular Presidency Seems Sort Suppose Votes Well]
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men. Gloria Steinem
[ Black Clearly Gone Knows Leadership Men Minority Other Races Undiscovered Women]
That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America's minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income. Harold Washington
[ America Assets Day Every Face Fallacy Flies Getting Income Little Made Minorities Progress Relative Show Studies Things Those Top Way Worse]
Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four. Katharine Hepburn
[ Acting After Could Four Gifts Minor Most She Shirley Temple]
Minority views expressed in films simply don't sell tickets. Karel Reisz
[ Expressed Films Minority Sell Simply Tickets Views]
I am not interested in women just because they're women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors. Crystal Eastman
[ Am Because Children Classed However Interested Just Longer Minors Seeing Women]
The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school. William H. Gray
[ America Argument Colorblind Equal Fair Free Funds Get Go Got Implies Minorities Minority Pursuit Rid Scholarships School Society Somehow Their Where]
I'm not a member of a minority but I can empathize with what's going on. Matthew Vaughn
[ Going Member Minority]
The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right. Henrik Ibsen
[ Always Majority Minority Rarely Right Wrong]
I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are. Debbie Harry
[ Comes Community Concerned Conservative Current Especially Know Love Majority Minority Now Our Politics Religious Rights]
I'm a minor player in my own life story. Tony Wilson
[ Life Minor Own Player Story]
I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial contributions of black Americans and other minorities to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation. Strom Thurmond
[ Americans Appreciate Black Contributions Creation Development Fully Great Many Minorities Nation Other Our Preservation Recognize Substantial]
In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority. James Madison
[ Danger Great Majority May Minority Republics Respect Rights Sufficiently]
It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents. James S. Coleman
[ Achievement Adolescent Adolescents Around Clear Data Eyes Focused Giving Importance Interests Minor Most Other Prestige Scholastic Status Studies Teenagers These]
A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong. Henrik Ibsen
[ Always Majority May Minority Right Wrong]
Your political system is actually too democratic. The fact that Americans vote on every bill and proposition can prolong bigotry indefinitely, especially where it is aimed at minority groups. George Michael
[ Actually Aimed Americans Bigotry Bill Democratic Especially Every Fact Groups Indefinitely Minority Political Prolong Proposition System Too Vote Where Your]
Anyone interested in becoming a professional umpire and becoming eligible to work in the minor leagues must attend one of the two umpire schools sanctioned by Major League Baseball. Jim Evans
[ Anyone Attend Baseball Becoming Eligible Interested League Leagues Major Minor Must Professional Sanctioned Schools Two Umpire Work]
Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent. Will Durant
[ Always Begins Broken Custom Every Minority Originates Precedent Truth]
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities. Elijah Cummings
[ Also Done Eliminate Events Health Healthcare How Inequities Minority Month Much National Needs Reminder Same Serves These Vein Work]
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Action Majority Minority Organized Rule Seldom Specific United Unnatural]
If priests were allowed to marry, if this would be an optional thing, and if he could have wife and children, he would certainly have less temptation to satisfy certain sexual impulses with minors. Hans Kung
[ Allowed Certain Certainly Children Could Impulses Less Marry Minors Optional Priests Satisfy Sexual Temptation Thing Were Wife Would]
Jazz is not the popular culture. Jazz is in the same position in our culture as classical music. A very small minority of people really love it. John Corigliano
[ Classical Culture Jazz Love Minority Music Our Popular Position Really Same Small Very]
Minorities have a right to appeal to the Constitution as a shield against such oppression. James K. Polk
[ Against Appeal Constitution Minorities Oppression Right Shield Such]
I like minor tunes. Marian McPartland
[ Minor Tunes]
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Almost Always Better Creative Dedicated Made Minority World]
The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to... New Orleans. Richard Burr
[ Compared Faced Inconveniences Minor New Orleans State Within]
There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines, but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority. With them quality was more important than quantity. Manfred von Richthofen
[ English Forty Germans Important Machines Minority More Often Quality Quantity Sixty Sometimes Than Them Unfortunately Were]
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. Mignon McLaughlin Humor
[ Against Defense Humor Major Minor Sense Troubles]
Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority. William Jennings Bryan
[ Afraid Day Majority Minority Never Right Stand Which Will]
Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites. Diane Watson
[ Couples Does Income Larger Makes Married Men Minorities Much Retirement Security Share Social Than Total Unmarried Up Whites Women]
Under the process of ongoing globalization, advantages are, in the main, created for a minority of countries and development centres as well as powerful transnational companies. Tran Duc Luong
[ Advantages Centres Companies Countries Created Development Globalization Main Minority Ongoing Powerful Process Transnational Under Well]
Every religious group, while perhaps a majority somewhere, is also inevitably a minority somewhere else. Thus, religious organizations should and do show tolerance toward members of other religious denominations. Russell M. Nelson
[ Also Denominations Else Every Group Inevitably Majority Members Minority Organizations Other Perhaps Religious Should Show Somewhere Thus Tolerance Toward While]
As for the future, we are equally determined to explore all possibilities of getting rid, once and for all, of the huge Arab minority which originally threatened us. Moshe Sharett
[ Arab Determined Equally Explore Future Getting Huge Minority Once Originally Possibilities Rid Threatened Us Which]
Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one. Thomas Carlyle
[ Every Minority New Opinion Precisely Starting]
It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature. Francis Crick
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur. Joanna Russ
[ Art Does Growth Marginal Margins Minority Occur Only Vernacular]
I think the real problem for American religion are those minority of fundamentalists who try to identify political policies with religion. Andrew Greeley
[ American Fundamentalists Identify Minority Policies Political Problem Real Religion Think Those Try]
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror. Peter Kropotkin
[ Advantage Beneficial Could Customs Enforced Even Existed Followed Harmful Law Masses Men Minority Mixture Only Others Ruling Society Terror Them]
Don't let anyone call you a minority if you're black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You're not less than anybody else. Gwendolyn Brooks
[ Anybody Anyone Belong Black Call Else Ethnic Group Hispanic Less Minority Other Some Than]
We know we're up against the wall. We know how difficult a challenge it is, being in the minority. Tom Daschle
[ Against Being Challenge Difficult How Know Minority Up Wall]
Going back down to the minors is the toughest thing to handle in baseball. Gaylord Perry
[ Back Baseball Down Going Handle Minors Thing Toughest]
Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations which are in infinite minority. Henri Poincare
[ Avoiding Combinations Consists Constructing Infinite Invention Minority Useful Useless Which]
In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate - and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority. Dick Cheney
[ Been Fortunately His Hundred Kerry Matters Minority National Often Security Senate Senator States United Very Vote Washington Years]
Canadians tend to be a bit more religious than most Europeans - though not more than the Poles or Ukrainians. Most important, their attitude to immigration and ethnic minorities is more positive than that of most Europeans. Timothy Garton Ash
[ Attitude Bit Canadians Ethnic Europeans Immigration Important Minorities More Most Poles Positive Religious Tend Than Their Though]
Democracy cannot survive without the guidance of a creative minority. Harlan Stone
[ Cannot Creative Democracy Guidance Minority Survive Without]
The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision. David Boies
[ Affirming Against Bill Constitution Court Decision Decisions Discriminatory Down Every Fundamental Including Legislation Love Majority Marry Minority Past Person Protect Purpose Rights Strikes Supreme Very Voters]
I don't get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing - that around the world everybody's after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day. Paul Thomas Anderson
[ After American Around Battling Day Each Everybody Everyone Get Happiness Here Just Minor Piece Pride Same Sense Some Thing World]
In politics, an organized minority is a political majority. Jesse Jackson
[ Majority Minority Organized Political Politics]
Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida, maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of what he is alleging in 2004. John Fund
[ Alleging Clearly Election Evidence Exaggerating Florida Given Happened Him Kerry Maybe Minority Mr Provide Should Voters Wait]
It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds. Samuel Adams
[ Brush Does Fires Irate Keen Majority Minds Minority Prevail Rather Require Set Tireless]
Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros. Rebecca Lobo
[ Able Athletes Audition Believe Classroom College Degree Encouraged Focus Get Go Grades League Minor Naturally Pros Reason Should Take Well Your]
On acoustic guitar I tend to stay in the key of D for some reason. On electric guitar I keep basic: C, G, D, and A. The key of D minor is also real good for me. Tommy Shaw
[ Acoustic Also Basic Electric Good Guitar Keep Key Minor Real Reason Some Stay Tend]
As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable. Abraham Robinson
[ Accept Even Facts Far Idea Know Mathematical Mathematicians May Minority Only Small Those True Unknowable Views Which]
For a country to have a great writer is like having another government. That's why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones. Alexander Solzhenitsyn
[ Another Country Ever Government Great Having Loved Minor Ones Only Regime Why Writer Writers]
The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Because Better Campaign Candidates Difficult Elected Finance Get Getting Make Minorities Money Necessary Office Raise Reason Rules Senate Shot Skewed Very Women]
Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority. Diane Watson
[ Against Been Branch Groups Historically Judicial Majority Minority Often Popular Protector Rights Sole Will]
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. A. A. Milne
[ First-Rate Happy Majority Mind Minority Only Second-Rate Thinking]
Since the birth of our Nation, no other right has been more important than having the ability to vote. Unfortunately, as history has shown, the denial of this right to minorities is a scar on our system of democracy. Jan Schakowsky
[ Ability Been Birth Democracy Denial Having History Important Minorities More Nation Other Our Right Scar Shown Since System Than Unfortunately Vote]
Women and minorities have excelled beautifully in comedy, but very few women are the lead in a drama. Sharon Gless
[ Beautifully Comedy Drama Excelled Few Lead Minorities Very Women]
In fact, there are more homeowners today than ever before in the history of our Nation and more minority homeowners than ever before in the history of our Nation. Todd Tiahrt
[ Before Ever Fact History Homeowners Minority More Nation Our Than Today]
If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican? Cher
[ Any Black Could Country Minority Possess Possibly Republican Vote Woman]
Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life? Henry Harland
[ Concession Grace Know Life Minor Part Points Ready]
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority. Will Durant
[ Acting Against Because Divided Machine Majority Minority Political Triumphs United]
We've had such thorough training, we've had an excellent team on the ground. With the minor glitches that have occurred, we've been able to take care of them. And the teams on the ground are getting tons of incredible data. Laurel Clark
[ Able Been Care Data Excellent Getting Ground Had Incredible Minor Occurred Such Take Team Teams Them Thorough Tons Training]
People who are interested in the arts and theater are such a minority. Carol Kane
[ Arts Interested Minority Such Theater]
When you use the term minority or minorities in reference to people, you're telling them that they're less than somebody else. Gwendolyn Brooks
[ Else Less Minorities Minority Reference Somebody Telling Term Than Them Use]
The crimes committed by the North Vietnamese regime against the Vietnamese people were minor compared to the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge against the Cambodians, but for us on the left they were emotionally far more significant. James Donald
[ Against Committed Compared Crimes Emotionally Far Khmer Left Minor More North Regime Rouge Significant Us Vietnamese Were]
I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse. Lynn Swann
[ Abuse Experienced Form Minorities Most Racial Some Think]
In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed. Alan Dundes
[ Analyzed Anthropology Course Folklore Forms Genres How Introductory Major Minor Show Students Try]
I've never looked at a suburban building as being a minor building and an urban building as being a major building. Helmut Jahn
[ Being Building Looked Major Minor Never Suburban Urban]
As a gay Jewish white South African, I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are, what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are. Antony Sher
[ African Belong Constantly Courage Gay Groups Jewish Lot Minority Question Quite South Whether White]
This illuminates not only fans' interest in major league teams but also the minors and even Little League. John Thorn
[ Also Even Fans Illuminates Interest League Little Major Minors Only Teams]
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. John Acton
[ Amount Certain Country Enjoyed Free Judge Minorities Most Really Security Test Whether Which]
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs. Bob Uecker
[ League Minor Named Player Season Second Year]
This was truly guerilla filmmaking. We shot out in the middle of nowhere in a place called Delta Flats, where basically every day was some new minor catastrophe. Jeri Ryan
[ Basically Called Catastrophe Day Delta Every Filmmaking Flats Guerilla Middle Minor New Nowhere Out Place Shot Some Truly Where]
And I think that we in America need to understand that many schools need improvement, and particularly with respect to how they're serving minority children. Margaret Spellings
[ America Children How Improvement Many Minority Need Particularly Respect Schools Serving Think Understand]
Fifty years after half a million gypsies were exterminated in the Second World War - thousands of them in Auschwitz - we're again preparing the mass killing of this minority. Antonio Tabucchi
[ After Again Auschwitz Exterminated Fifty Gypsies Half Killing Mass Million Minority Preparing Second Them Thousands War Were World Years]
We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way. Kathy Acker
[ Bandwagon Censorship Encountered Exactly Get Just Know Major Minor Something Sort Sorts Uglier Way Ways Which]
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives. William Throsby Bridges
[ Disappointment Disenchantment Into Lives Major Minor Moving Our Shock Signal Things Transition Whether]
I bring other constituencies - I also have ties to minority communities. And obviously, to the world of world-class research universities. So I can bring some constituencies that I'm used to working with. Donna Shalala
[ Also Bring Communities Constituencies Minority Obviously Other Research Some Ties Universities Used Working World World-Class]
Minor league umpires are evaluated in their respective leagues each year and rated numerically. This enables umpires to know where they stand and helps them make prudent career decisions. Jim Evans
[ Career Decisions Each Enables Evaluated Helps Know League Leagues Make Minor Prudent Rated Respective Stand Their Them Umpires Where Year]
When you're in the minority, it doesn't matter what you're agenda is, you're not going to have the degree of freedom that you have as a member of the majority. Tom Daschle
[ Agenda Degree Freedom Going Majority Matter Member Minority]