Quotations that match 'petitions'.

If there be any plausible reason for supposing that we have the right to legislate on the slave interests of the District, you cannot put down the investigation of the subject out of doors, by refusing to receive petitions. Caleb Cushing
[ Any Cannot District Doors Down Interests Investigation Legislate Out Petitions Plausible Put Reason Receive Refusing Right Slave Subject Supposing]
There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won. Dorothy Hamill
[ Competition Competitions Ever First Fleming Olympics Peggy Remember Seeing Skating Television Were Won]
Professional competitions are overrated. Oksana Baiul
[ Competitions Overrated Professional]
And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences, from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People, then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress. Caleb Cushing
[ Beyond Capitol Duty Hear House Influences Petitions Receive Redress Scared Send Shall Then Voice Walls Whatever]
I wish I could compete again, but my good feeling is, these competitions are better as exhibitions. Oksana Baiul
[ Again Better Compete Competitions Could Exhibitions Feeling Good These Wish]
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. Harold Rosenberg
[ Being Claims Culture Drowned Each Education Insight Keep New Offer Purpose Repetitions Senseless Which]
My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked. Madeleine Stowe
[ Alleviate Always Began Competitions Daniel Did Driver Faster Fellows Film Frost Highway His Home Hours Impossible Jokes Long Provoked Race Same Series Tensions These Thus Were Would]
It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie. John Robinson
[ Beach Competitions Crazy Felt Film Fun Had Just Lived Long Moments Movie Much Opportunity See Those Whole World]
Normally, however, I try to avoid repetitions of any shot. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Any Avoid However Normally Repetitions Shot Try]
The relation of repetitions for learning and for repeating English stanzas needs no amplification. These were learned by heart on the first day with less than half of the repetitions necessary for the shortest of the syllable series. Hermann Ebbinghaus
[ Amplification Day English First Half Heart Learned Learning Less Necessary Needs Relation Repeating Repetitions Series Shortest Syllable Than These Were]
I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution to receive the petitions; after which, it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason and principle shall dictate. Caleb Cushing
[ After Bound Constitution Deciding Dictate House Maintain Method Petitions Principle Reason Receive Shall Such Take Them Upon Which Will]
The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people. Avery Brundage
[ Competitions Creating Education End Games Itself Means Must Olympic Physical Programme Sports Vast Young]
I've lived nearby since 1981 and probably have averaged one run a week there. That's more than 1000 repetitions, and I have yet to tire of this course. Joe Henderson
[ Course Lived More Nearby Probably Repetitions Run Since Than Tire Week Yet]
I went to national piano competitions and did that whole circuit. Then I played professionally to support myself when I moved out to LA. Alicia Witt
[ Circuit Competitions Did La Moved Myself National Out Piano Played Professionally Support Then Went Whole]
But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Better Die Life Live Mechanically Repetition Repetitions Than]
The proceedings of this House in 1790, in reference to petitions on the matter of the slave trade, and of slavery in the States, have been cited. It has been said that those petitions were not received. Caleb Cushing
[ Been Cited House Matter Petitions Proceedings Received Reference Said Slave Slavery States Those Trade Were]
That's what really makes great skating competitions. When you have two top skaters in good form giving superb performances. Dick Button
[ Competitions Form Giving Good Great Makes Performances Really Skaters Skating Superb Top Two]
At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions. Jose Mourinho
[ Bit Competitions Could Credit Discover English European Given Help Least Little Maybe Media Should Space Teams Them Think Very Why Win]
Petitions are ridiculous. Shane MacGowan
[ Petitions Ridiculous]
Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody. Scott Hamilton
[ Achievements Belongs Competitions Everybody Games Individual Most Olympic Other Something]
But my middle daughter, Kate, is very involved in martial arts, and I was just at one of her competitions. Meredith Baxter
[ Arts Competitions Daughter Her Involved Just Kate Martial Middle Very]
On the basis of the familiar experience that that which is learned with difficulty is better retained, it would have been safe to prophesy such an effect from the greater number of repetitions. Hermann Ebbinghaus
[ Basis Been Better Difficulty Effect Experience Familiar Greater Learned Number Prophesy Repetitions Retained Safe Such Which Would]
I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final. Rafer Johnson
[ Agencies American Appearance August Competitions Course Final Go Hershey Levels Local Make Meets North Pa Park Program Qualifying Recreation Regional Starts Then Try]
We never did a lot of weights, but a lot of repetitions. The most I would use doing squats was 300 pounds. Eric Heiden
[ Did Doing Lot Most Never Pounds Repetitions Use Weights Would]
So I had the opportunity to do what the kids in the Hershey program do, except that the Hershey program lets them do it on such a larger scale, with the regional and national competitions. Rafer Johnson
[ Competitions Except Had Hershey Kids Larger Lets National Opportunity Program Regional Scale Such Them]
Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time! Phyllis McGinley
[ Christmas Dime How Nickel Petitions Please Put Time Trickle]
Sometimes I have to accept a job I don't really want. Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission; it's all competitions these days. Helmut Jahn
[ Accept Anybody Comes Commission Competitions Days Hardly Job Really Sometimes These Up Want]
Designs are increasingly winning competitions because they are literally green, and because somewhere they feature a small windmill. Rem Koolhaas
[ Because Competitions Designs Feature Green Increasingly Literally Small Somewhere Windmill Winning]
Competitions are for horses, not artists. Bela Bartok
[ Artists Competitions Horses]