Quotations that match 'refuse'.

Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible; that too was refused by his inhuman jailer. William Hull
[ Above Alone Approach Asked Attend Bible Captain Clergyman Death Hale Him His Inhuman Jailer Near Refused Requested Save Support Sympathy Then Too Without]
I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life. Pete Seeger
[ Am Americans Audience Color Every Life Matter Never Persuasion Political Proud Refuse Religion Sing Situation Skin Sung Their]
In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don't know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Again Another Because Community Cost Council Dollars Fifty Genocide Give Happened Hundred International Know Maybe Million Refused Rwanda Security Troops Which Would]
Poor Andy Nave was killed. He refused to surrender and was shot by Dick Fields. I felt sorry as he used to be quite friendly towards me before the war, but it could not be helped. Stand Watie
[ Andy Before Could Felt Fields Friendly Helped Killed Poor Quite Refused Shot Sorry Surrender Towards Used War]
Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth. Mikhail Gorbachev
[ Between Bring Earth Enough Find Give God Great High Improvement Nations Refused Relations Surely Two Us Ways Wisdom]
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. Evelyn Underhill
[ Again Been Every Evil Go Good Instead Interest Might Minute Misdeeds Morbid Own Pick Refuse Shake Sorry Thinking Up Your Yourself]
I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a wave of pasty-faced people into the world. Brian Molko
[ Back Bringing Held Into Refuse Responsible Wave World]
I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift, but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church. Giles Gilbert Scott
[ Atrocious Case Church Delicate Endeavour Every Gift Keep Know Made Matter Out Refuse Should Somewhat Statue]
I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier. Fritz Sauckel
[ Allow Because Being Could First German Honour Imprisonment Refuses Serve Soldier War World]
Rather than showing themselves to be an ally to the middle class by ending the AMT or repealing it for years to come, my Republican colleagues refused to include it in today's legislation and America's middle class will surely suffer that choice greatly. Ellen Tauscher
[ Ally America Choice Class Colleagues Come Ending Greatly Include Legislation Middle Rather Refused Repealing Republican Showing Suffer Surely Than Themselves Today Will Years]
In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact. Thomas Huxley
[ Beyond Fact Far Get Go Rarely Refuse Scientific Those Work]
British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage. Alexander McQueen
[ Bow British Commerce Confident Constant Drawing Fashion Fearless Flow Generating Heritage Ideas New Refuses Self Thus Whilst]
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. Jane Austen
[ Always Ever Incomprehensible Man Marriage Offer Refuse Should Woman]
The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
[ Baghdad Battle Boa Describe Else Fact Feels Gates Going Just Now Places Reach Refused Runs Slaughter Somewhere Soon Them Threatened Until Us Will]
A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Ago Best Boston Especially Even Few Guests Hotel Hotels Negro Negroes Now Refused Restaurant Restaurants Serve Several Stores Them Will Years]
That is why if Lebanon concludes a peace agreement with Israel and brings that accord to the Parliament our deputies will reject it; Hezbollah refuses any conciliation with Israel in principle. Hassan Nasrallah
[ Accord Agreement Any Brings Conciliation Concludes Deputies Hezbollah Israel Lebanon Our Parliament Peace Principle Refuses Reject Why Will]
I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off. Jack Paar
[ Bad Because Gave God Mind Never Off Program Refuse Seen Television Things Turns Wrist]
Three years ago the Government announced the creation of Reconciliation Place, and said that it would include a memorial to those removed from their families. However, they refused to include any of those who were removed in the design of their own memorial. Malcolm Fraser
[ Ago Announced Any Creation Design Families Government However Include Memorial Own Place Reconciliation Refused Removed Said Their Those Three Were Would Years]
The Secret Doctrine is the common property of the countless millions of men born under various climates, in times with which History refuses to deal, and to which esoteric teachings assign dates incompatible with the theories of Geology and Anthropology. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Anthropology Assign Born Climates Common Countless Dates Deal Doctrine Esoteric Geology History Incompatible Men Millions Property Refuses Secret Teachings Theories Times Under Various Which]
I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Ralph Ellison
[ Am Because Invisible Refuse See Simply Understand]
Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it's empirically so. Bob Geldof
[ Accept Actually Administration Africa Again American Any Because Bush Defend Done Empirically France Had Ideology More Political President Refuse Than Their Today]
I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. Arthur C. Clarke Politics
[ Because Elected Fantasy Give Power President Refuses Ted Turner Up Want Where]
Prosecution I have managed to avoid; but I have been arrested, charged in a police court, have refused to be bound over, and thereupon have been unconditionally released - to my great regret; for I have always wanted to know what going to prison was like. Laurence Housman
[ Always Arrested Avoid Been Bound Charged Court Going Great Know Managed Over Police Prison Prosecution Refused Regret Released Thereupon Unconditionally Wanted]
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. Aleister Crowley
[ Canned Chatter Discipline Education Feed First Mind Must Newspaper Read Reading Refrain Refuse Resolutely Something Therefore While Worth]
We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors, and in view of the preservation of the antiquities they being very crowded and in poor preservation, we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation was made to safeguard the objects. Howard Carter
[ Admission Being Crowded Large Made Objects Obliged Poor Preparation Preservation Quantity Refuse Safeguard Some Such Totally Unprepared Until Very View Visitors Were]
It is immoral from almost any point of view to refuse to defend yourself and others from very grave and terrible threats, even as there are limits to the means that can be used in such defense. Herman Kahn
[ Almost Any Defend Defense Even Grave Immoral Limits Means Others Point Refuse Such Terrible Threats Used Very View Yourself]
Nature can refuse to speak but she cannot give a wrong answer. Charles Brenton Huggins
[ Answer Cannot Give Nature Refuse She Speak Wrong]
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one. Andre Gide
[ Beauty Each Joy Line Loyalty Makes Mind Only Our Owes Past Possible Preceding Realize Refuses Through Today Tomorrow Wave Way Withdrawal]
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves. Joseph Stalin
[ Disarm Good Opposition Ourselves Refuses Shall Well]
This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Acknowledge Evil Makes Passionate Refuse Rotten Secret Us Very Wickedness Worst]
I'm nihilistic, antagonistic, violent, horrible - but not obliterated, yet. I just refuse to be beaten down. I think it's stubborness that keeps me going. Lydia Lunch
[ Antagonistic Beaten Down Going Horrible Just Keeps Obliterated Refuse Think Violent Yet]
I refuse to this day to do e-mail because everybody I know that does it, it takes another two or three hours a day. I don't want to give two or three more hours away. Jeff Foxworthy
[ Another Away Because Day Does E-Mail Everybody Give Hours Know More Refuse Takes Three Two Want]
Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey. Matthew Prior
[ Amorous Anger Cruel Dart Escape Fantastic Hard Heart How Most Obey Punished Refuse Sway Those Thy Tyrant Yoke Your]
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. Napoleon Hill Business
[ After Effort Fully Only Person Quit Refuses Releases Reward]
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral. Ida Tarbell
[ Accept Dangerous Does Even Fixing Idea Make Man Moral More Must Position Power Rate Refuses Rightness Should Soundness Tariff Than Truth Working]
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is. Thomas Carlyle
[ Claims Due Him Obedience Refuses Woe]
If Rosa Parks had not refused to move to the back of the bus, you and I might never have heard of Dr. Martin Luther King. Ramsey Clark
[ Back Bus Dr Had Heard King Luther Martin Might Move Never Parks Refused Rosa]
Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice. Lillian Hellman
[ Against Courage Final Hell How Justice Many Mean Myself Now Over Preside Refuse Say Scolded Times Unjust Used Violations Word]
I've had some threaten not to give Communion to me, even though they don't know my position, just because I'm a Democrat. I've had cardinals refuse to shake my hand because I'm a Democrat. Bart Stupak
[ Because Cardinals Communion Democrat Even Give Had Hand Just Know Position Refuse Shake Some Though Threaten]
We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive. Corrine Brown
[ Amtrak Aviation Comes Continue Highways Money Needs Our Passenger Provide Rail Refuse Subsidize Survive System]
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be. Jose Ortega y Gasset
[ Degradation Duty His Life Man Manner Refused Simply]
I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die. Judy Garland
[ Die Died Haven Make Peculiar Refuse Sense Something Think]
I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating. Ethel Rosenberg
[ Answer Ground Might Refuse]
Hopefully, nations will refuse to accept a situation in which nuclear accidents actually do occur, and, if at all possible, they will do something to correct a system which makes them likely. Herman Kahn
[ Accept Accidents Actually Correct Hopefully Likely Makes Nations Nuclear Occur Possible Refuse Situation Something System Them Which Will]
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it. James A. Michener
[ Age Because Called Dark Fails Light Refuse See Shine]
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it. Simon Wiesenthal
[ Church Denial Fail Forgiveness Generation Hear Home New Older Parents Refuses Schools Silence Tell Their Through Would]
I met with my lawyers. They gave me all the wrong advice. For a long time I refused to accept the child was mine. I should have met her, arranged a DNA test and accepted my responsibility. Boris Becker
[ Accept Accepted Advice Arranged Child Dna Gave Her Lawyers Long Met Mine Refused Responsibility Should Test Time Wrong]
Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do. Amy Goodman
[ Barrier Break Corporate Doing Go Independent Media Networks Refuse Silence Sound Where]
I do Broadway because I refuse to succumb to the stereotypical things that Hollywood does to a performer. Jamie Farr
[ Because Broadway Does Hollywood Performer Refuse Stereotypical Succumb Things]
A man's mind will very gradually refuse to make itself up until it is driven and compelled by emergency. Anthony Trollope
[ Compelled Driven Emergency Gradually Itself Make Man Mind Refuse Until Up Very Will]
The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin. Thomas Huxley
[ Absolutely Acknowledge Authority Blind Duties Faith Highest Him Knowledge Natural Refuses Sin Skepticism Such Unpardonable]
The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand. Sherwood Boehlert
[ Already Bring Demand Despite Economy Exists Fuel Improve Into Limit Market Most Oil Refuse Requiring Societal Technology Transportation Use Uses]
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt. Walter Scott
[ Aid Ask Cannot Cease Did Each Exist Fellow-Men Granting Guilt Help Mankind Mutual Need Other Perish Power Race Refuse Right Their Therefore Without Would]
The Palestinian Authority refuses on an ongoing basis to take the necessary steps to prevent terrorists from getting into Israel. David Baker
[ Authority Basis Getting Into Israel Necessary Ongoing Palestinian Prevent Refuses Steps Take Terrorists]
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked. Ovid
[ Asked Been Delights Give Just Refuse Same Whether Women]
I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink. Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on, instead of doing it and wondering why. Paul Gascoigne
[ Autograph Buy Doing Drink Got Instead Learning Never Now Other Refused Say Someone Things Why Wondering]
Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them. William James
[ Beliefs Challenges Credit Fact Just Lives Long Most Nobody Nothing Our Part Pass Refuses System Them Thoughts Truth]
I would not rule out going to Israel because I disapprove of the foreign policy any more than I would refuse to play in the UK because I disapprove of Tony Blair's foreign policy. Roger Waters
[ Any Because Blair Disapprove Foreign Going Israel More Out Play Policy Refuse Rule Than Tony Uk Would]
If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Change Choose Gender Ignore Just Making Movies Obstacle Reasons Refuse Resistance Specific Stop Two Women]
I think the Democrats are catering to them, but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America, there has never been a judge who has been refused a vote when there was a majority of Senators willing to vote for his confirmation, never in history. Pat Robertson
[ America Been Catering Confirmation Democrats Entire His History Judge Know Majority Never Refused Senators States Them Think United Vote Willing]
A student will send me an urgent appeal to hear her, saying she is poor and wants my advice as to whether it is worth while to continue her studies. I invariably refuse such requests. Alma Gluck
[ Advice Appeal Continue Hear Her Invariably Poor Refuse Requests Saying Send She Student Studies Such Urgent Wants Whether While Will Worth]
He who refuses to learn deserves extinction. Rabbi Hillel
[ Deserves Extinction Learn Refuses]
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. Napolean Hill
[ After Effort Fully Only Person Quit Refuses Releases Reward]
The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger. George W. Bush
[ Allies Danger Determined Live Our Refuse Shadow States Ultimate United]
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle at the onset. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Ill Illness Man Never Onset Own Principle Refuse Resist Should Tell Things Those Which Yourself]
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations. Kofi Annan
[ Abroad African Armies Because Intimidate Keeping Leaders Many Missions Need Own Peace Populations Probably Refuse Send Their Troops]
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference. Thomas Jefferson
[ Against Bill Entitled Every Government Inference Just Refuse Rest Rights Should]
We asked Jane Fonda if she would like to meet American pilots in Hanoi, but she refused, she didn't want to. Hanoi Hannah
[ American Asked Fonda Hanoi Jane Meet Pilots Refused She Want Would]
Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries. Anders Fogh Rasmussen
[ Competition Economy Europe Industries Job Long Open Protect Protectionism Refuse Run Save Should Single Stick Will]
Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict. Elizabeth Wilson
[ Any Conflict Difference Fragments Inequality Never Only Perspective Postmodernism Privilege Recognizes Refuses]
When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love, though we must love it because we have no other, and to fail to love it is not to exist at all. Mark Van Doren
[ Aims Because Conceal Exist Express Fail Hard Love Many Must Other Reasons Refuses Though Why World]
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. Gilbert K. Chesterton Politics
[ Ancestors Around Arrogant Classes Dead Democracy Giving Happen Means Merely Most Obscure Oligarchy Our Refuses Submit Tradition Votes Walking]
CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. Arthur C. Clarke
[ Because Cnn Elected Fantasy Give Participants Power President Refuses Ted Turner Up Want War Where]
The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords. Christopher Gadsden
[ Addresses Besides Colonies Commons Hold House Lords Matter Neither Nor Our Pending Receive Refused Rights Them]
I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it. Salmon P. Chase
[ Any Because Black Connected Fees Help Liked Neither Never Nonetheless Nor Office Person Refused Salary Were White]
The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried. Charles Hamilton Houston
[ Buried Problem Race Rather Refuses States Type United Unpleasant Which Without Would]
Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one's individual fear and individual closets. Judith Light
[ Any Circles Closets Exactly Fear Gay Individual Into Men More Only Other Race Refuse Straight Surround Their Themselves Unhealthy White Women]
If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge. James S. Coleman
[ Accept Adolescent Challenge Culture Educational Inevitable Irresponsibility Poses Refuse Serious Then]
There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience. Hartley William Shawcross
[ Also Answer Comes Conscience His Leader Man Must Own Point Refuse]
I refuse to be crude and selfish in any way. DeForest Kelley
[ Any Crude Refuse Selfish Way]
I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction. Stockwell Day
[ Address Any Arguments Blindly Brave Canadians Constitutional Direction Go Government Into Justice Legal Minister Move New Refuse Society Their These Want Wise Wish World Would]
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. Horace
[ Abilities Bearing Capable Carefully Choose Equal May Refuse Shoulders Subject Think Your]
Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. Aiden Wilson Tozer
[ Average Heart High Refuse Soar Will Your]
I refused David Letterman's proposal of marriage for obvious reasons, but thanks for asking. Teri Garr
[ Asking David Letterman Marriage Obvious Proposal Reasons Refused Thanks]
They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse. Sitting Bull Environmental
[ Away Buildings Claim Earth Fence Her Mother Neighbors Ours Own Refuse Their Use]
People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me. Helen Hayes
[ Admirable Age Honorably Laurels Reach Refuse Rest Retirement Seem Their Very]
In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her. Sam Houston
[ Been Bloodshed Bring Civil Constitution Her Love Name Oath Refuse Strife Take Texas Too Trampled Upon Well Which]
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Accept Anything Best Funny Get Life Often Refuse Thing Very]
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. Louis E. Boone
[ Contains Could Descriptions Failure Fear Life Might Much New Refuse Saddest Should Summary Things Three Try]
If either player abandon the game by quitting the table in anger, or in an otherwise offensive manner; or by momentarily resigning the game; or refuses to abide by the decision of the Umpire, the game must be scored against him. Howard Staunton
[ Abandon Abide Against Anger Decision Either Game Him Manner Momentarily Must Offensive Otherwise Player Quitting Refuses Resigning Scored Table Umpire]
What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations. Harry A. Blackmun
[ Associations Controlling Court Fundamental Individuals Interest Intimate Nature Really Recognize Refused Their]
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion. Dean Koontz
[ Anyone Based Behavior Just Perfectly Race Refuse Religion Service Think]
Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do. Henry Waxman
[ Any Biological Capacity Chemical Course Demanded Destroy Disarm Every His Hussein Nuclear Over Past Refused Resolution Saddam Significant Systematically Un Violated Weapons Years]
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Accept Anything Best Funny Get Life Often Refuse Thing Very]
I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody. Pete Seeger
[ Am Anybody Jungles Never Proud Refused Sing Sung]
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. Nicole Kidman
[ Bitter Happened Make Refuse]
Although his crusade in 1957 occurred at a time in our nation's history when race divided all, Reverend Graham refused to preach in segregated audiences. Jerry Moran
[ Although Audiences Crusade Divided Graham His History Nation Occurred Our Preach Race Refused Reverend Segregated Time]
When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic. Nia Vardalos
[ Backstage Close Come Dad Magic Musical Never Props Refused See Sets Theatre Up Used Want Wanted]
Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die. David Wilkerson
[ Anything Become Believe Christians Content Die Exist God Grow Hardened His Just Likewise Living Mature Merely Now Refuse Risk Some Their Today Unbelief Until Want Word]
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
[ Creature Man Only Refuses]
This assumes an upward revision of the European Budget, which is precisely what Jacques Chirac refuses to do. On the contrary, he has demanded a reduction. Laurent Fabius
[ Assumes Budget Chirac Contrary Demanded European Jacques Precisely Reduction Refuses Revision Upward Which]
If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus. Kinky Friedman
[ Back Because Been Bus Civil Country Had Leave Movement Nelson Never Parks Refuses Rights Rosa Willie Would]
We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt. Peter King
[ Account Afford American Because Benefit Consistently Could Destruction Doubt Give His Hussein Into Iraq Mass President Refused Resolutions Saddam Un Violated Weapons Went World]
I'm here today because I refused to be unhappy. I took a chance. Wanda Sykes
[ Because Chance Here Refused Today Took Unhappy]
A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die. Nikki Giovanni
[ Because Die Go Got Guarantee Happen Lot Naked Refuse Things Until Want Without]
Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Ancient Avarice Beauty Bid Both Disinterested Farewell Imperceptibly Interests Itself Leaving New Our Own Refused Sadness Understand Which Without Word World Yet]
The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending. Tom Coburn
[ Audit Books Efficient Even Forces Go Going Know Least Money Own Pentagon Refuse Spending Tough Where]
Reality is whatever refuses to go away when I stop believing in it. Philip K. Dick
[ Away Believing Go Reality Refuses Stop Whatever]
First of all, we were never not speaking. It's gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control. Julie Nixon Eisenhower
[ Because Blown Control Difference First Got Gotten Just Never Opinion Out Private Proportion Refused Speaking Stories Straightforward Talk These Think Very Were]
I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Believe Corporate Fish Least Real Recipes Refuse Silly Stock Trading Tuna]
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment. Arthur Helps
[ Average Chill Environment Feet Ground Heart High Keep Refuse Soar Spiritual Surrender Will Your]
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do. Helen Keller
[ Am Because Cannot Everything Only Refuse Something Still Will]
I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak. Lillian Hellman
[ Ready Refuse Speak Until]
As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we? Hugh Laurie
[ Always Away Drama Dull Friend Good Got Happy Hate Hero House How Imperfection Last Minute Morally Moved Person Real Refuses Resolutely Road Take Tired Would]
So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused. Anna Louise Strong
[ Around Authorities Brother Chance Chinese Convinced Far Going Him Last Nearing Own Probably Refused Scott Seeing Similarly Tour Visa World]
I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward. John Mortimer Diet
[ Eat Extra Forgoing Geriatric Just Life Pleasure Refuse Spend Three Ward Worrying Worth Years]
Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons. Al Hirschfeld
[ Artists Children Crayons Down Just Put Refuse Their]
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx Funny
[ Any Club Join Member Refuse Would]
Consider what each soil will bear, and what each refuses. Virgil
[ Bear Consider Each Refuses Soil Will]
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Accept Become Believe Bound Bright Brotherhood Daybreak Final Love Mankind Midnight Never Peace Racism Reality Refuse Tragically Truth Unarmed Unconditional View War Will Word]
If the adjustment made by a court can be accepted or not, it will be refused whenever the men can gain more by continuing the strike, with whatever of violence that involves. John Bates Clark
[ Accepted Adjustment Continuing Court Gain Involves Made Men More Refused Strike Violence Whatever Whenever Will]
What do you do if you are asked to do a job, first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse? Lord Mountbatten
[ Asked First How Job King Minister Prime Refuse Then]
The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization. Oriana Fallaci
[ Civilization Culture Duty Impose Muslims Only Our Principles Refuse Reject Their Them Toward Try Us Values]
Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter. Jessamyn West
[ Chance Enter Ever Fool Only Paradise Refuse Would]
I joined the army as a private. I was offered a rank at that time, but I refused. I preferred to remain a private. First of all, I wasn't taken by ranks, and before I knew it, they put me in the most sensitive positions anyway. Shimon Peres
[ Anyway Army Before First Joined Knew Most Offered Positions Preferred Private Put Rank Ranks Refused Remain Sensitive Taken Time]
To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. Peter Ustinov
[ Accepting Another Awards More Noise Normal Refuse Than Them Way]
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Absolutely Advance Cannot Danger Every Fearing First Help Innovation Look May Men Move New Point Reach Refuse Revolution Social Step Theory Toilsome Toward Trouble Where]
I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet - to use the toilet even - in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger. Jonny Wilkinson
[ Anyone Burger Case Even Fast-Food Go Got Idea Into Outlet Quick Refuse Sneaking Thought Toilet Use Wrong]
The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions. James A. Baldwin
[ Accept Black Definitions Man Power Refuses Threatened Whenever White World]
I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Am Anything Deliver Desires Infect Longer Myself Refuse Satisfy Sin Soul Sure Them Whole]
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine Motivational
[ Captive Environment Find First Refuse Step Success Taken Toward Which Yourself]
Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country, but refuse to learn its languages. Edward V. Lucas
[ Americans Continent Country Languages Learn Own Prefer Refuse Their]
I will not refuse to do something that I can do. Edward Everett
[ Refuse Something Will]
I refuse to make uninspired music. Ben Harper
[ Make Music Refuse Uninspired]
And whether it is equal pay, health care, Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women. Louise Slaughter
[ Address American Care Congress Critical Equal Family Hard-Working Health Issues Leave Pay Refused Security Social Whether Women]
House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year? Bill Pascrell
[ Affected Allow Americans Clean Close Did Expect Family House Leadership Less Live Million Minimum Really Refused Republican Republicans Than Vote Wage Will Year]
As a woman I can't go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else. Jeanette Rankin
[ Anyone Else Go Refuse Send War Woman]
If the person at the wheel refuses to ask for directions, it is time for a new driver. Jennifer Granholm
[ Ask Directions Driver New Person Refuses Time Wheel]
The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Composition Epic Him His May Poet Refuse Spirit Successful Time Work]
I will not bond. I will not share. I refuse to nuture. Denis Leary
[ Bond Refuse Share Will]
My belief in God is responsible for what I am... How can I refuse to talk about something which is so much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor? Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Am Belief Both God How Life Man Much Refuse Responsible Something Talk Which]
Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional. Stockwell Day
[ Anyone Cases Court Definition Did Even Heterosexual Human Marriage Media National Nor Our Refuses Report Right Say Supreme Unconstitutional Violated]
America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it! Peter Hook
[ America Germany Held Imports Making Never Now Out Phased Refused Single Stopped Vinyl Warner]
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. B. C. Forbes
[ Because Become Before Defeats Demonstrated Discouraged Encountered Heartbreaking History Most Notable Obstacles Refused Their Triumphed Usually Winners Won]
None of my neighbors believe in what I say. They refuse to wear the rings. They will never accept my invention until the day they die. That's what I call the real antichrists. Alex Chiu
[ Accept Believe Call Day Die Invention Neighbors Never None Real Refuse Rings Say Until Wear Will]
I think we've broken story after story that the rest of the media refused to break even when they had the story because they were scared of the story, or they just didn't think it was appropriate. David Talbot
[ After Appropriate Because Break Broken Even Had Just Media Refused Rest Scared Story Think Were]
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Also Avoiding External Hate Him Internal Man Means Nonviolence Only Physical Refuse Shoot Spirit Violence]
I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner. Aleister Crowley
[ Asked Being Did Good Insulted Manner Memory Refused Understand]
Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change. Daniel Greenberg
[ Age Change Changed Culture Deny Gone Industrial Information Ours Radical Refuse Resist Things Through Whenever Will]
During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home. Daniel Boone
[ Affection Although During Entertained Give Go Governor Great Home Hundred Indians Leave Offered Others Our Parole Pounds Purpose Refused Sterling Their Them Travels Utterly Well]
Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy. Charles Krauthammer
[ Bad Bomb Captured Case Choice Circumstances Could Easy Evil Except First Guy Information Innocent Life Possesses Refuses Save Stake Such Ticking Time Torture Two Under]
I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art. Balthus
[ Art Confide Refuse Write]
We demand that people should be true to the pictures we have of them, no matter how repulsive those pictures may be: we prefer the true portrait in all its homogeneity, to one with a detail added which refuses to fit in. Pamela Hansford Johnson
[ Added Demand Detail Fit Homogeneity How Matter May Pictures Portrait Prefer Refuses Repulsive Should Them Those True Which]
I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Ralph Ellison
[ Am Because Bone Even Fiber Flesh Invisible Liquids Man Might Mind Possess Refuse Said See Simply Substance Understand]
Any nation that refuses to hold intercourse with other nations must expect to be excluded from this family. Townsend Harris
[ Any Excluded Expect Family Hold Intercourse Must Nation Nations Other Refuses]
Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually, and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they are acknowledged as equals in everything, and the victory would be won in a single week. Victoria Woodhull
[ Absolutely Acknowledged Declaration Equals Everything Independence Issue Men Refuse Sexually Single Until Victory Week Women Won Would]
But here too it should be noted that the President's approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us, and only after that government refused to do that did we invade. Barney Frank
[ After Approach Ask Bin Brutal Did First Government Here Invade Laden Noted Only Osama President Refused Repressive Should Surrender Taliban Too Us]
I had repeatedly made written requests to the Fuehrer that I might be allowed to join the Wehrmacht as an ordinary soldier. He refused to give me this permission. Fritz Sauckel
[ Allowed Give Had Join Made Might Ordinary Permission Refused Repeatedly Requests Soldier Written]
It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny. Publilius Syrus
[ Deny Immediately Intend Kindness Refuse]
This above all, to refuse to be a victim. Margaret Atwood
[ Above Refuse Victim]
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. Orlando A. Battista
[ Become Correct Error Mistake Refuse Until]
I had one nanny who made me sit in front of a bowl of porridge for three or four days running when I refused to eat it. I remember being very unhappy about that. Anjelica Huston
[ Being Bowl Days Eat Four Front Had Made Nanny Refused Remember Running Sit Three Unhappy Very]
I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means. Marilyn Manson
[ Anybody Art Believe Copyright Forced God Interpretations Means Only Other Own Person Refuse Should Spiritual Thing Think World]
The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology. Agnes E. Meyer
[ Authority Because Churches Dogmatic Light Lost Modern Much Over Physiology Preaching Psychology Re-Examine Refused Religious Sanctions Sociology Their Youth]
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky. Julie Christie
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
I refuse to imprison our acts in the rigid mould of sentences. Ella Maillart
[ Acts Imprison Mould Our Refuse Rigid Sentences]
I refuse to age disgracefully in rock 'n' roll. Ben Harper
[ Age Refuse Rock Roll]
I came out the box and for seven years I had a huge career. And then it's done, it's dumped. But I ain't gone, and I refuse to be gone. Taylor Dayne
[ Box Came Career Done Dumped Gone Had Huge Out Refuse Seven Then Years]
Yes, they wanted me to sign a contract of exclusivity, and I refused. Claudia Cardinale
[ Contract Exclusivity Refused Sign Wanted Yes]
Only idiots refuse to change their minds. Brigitte Bardot
[ Change Idiots Minds Only Refuse Their]
Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Age Essentially Ours Refuse Take Tragic Tragically]
By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a citizen of the United States? Victoria Woodhull
[ Accept Citizen Refuse Right States United Vote]
I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy. Jim Carrey
[ Family Feel Get Guilty Had Life Money Much Nothing Periods Refuse Somebody Through Too Wealthy Went]
You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Asking Came Children Going Growing Know Refuse Stop Tell Up Where Your]
Anyone who refuses to speak out off campus does not deserve to be listened to on campus. Theodore Hesburgh
[ Anyone Campus Deserve Does Listened Off Out Refuses Speak]
When my children were born, I didn't have them baptized because I felt baptism was about erasing Original Sin - something the Church said children got from their mother - and I absolutely refused to believe women carry Original Sin. Olympia Dukakis
[ Absolutely Baptism Baptized Because Believe Born Carry Children Church Erasing Felt Got Mother Original Refused Said Sin Something Their Them Were Women]
I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Go Initially Nixon Opposed President Refused Vietnam War]
With each piece I've completed I have worked to make it intact, and each of them has been an equal high. It's like children. A mother refuses to pick out one as a favorite, and I can't do any better with the dances. Twyla Tharp
[ Any Been Better Children Completed Dances Each Equal Favorite High Intact Make Mother Out Pick Piece Refuses Them Worked]
Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop. Jim Doyle
[ Another Bill Bush Congress Day Ed Every Fulfill Irresponsible Must Obligation President Property Refuse Special Stop Stuck Taxpayers Their Unfair Wisconsin]
I refuse to admit that I am more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate. Nancy Astor
[ Admit Am Does Even Fifty-Two Illegitimate Make More Refuse Sons Than]
The actress they'd hired had refused to appear naked in front of the camera. I didn't like to appear naked either, but the first thing I did was take off my clothes and jump into the pool completely naked. Victoria Abril
[ Actress Appear Camera Clothes Completely Did Either First Front Had Hired Into Jump Naked Off Pool Refused Take Thing]
The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act. Bernard De Voto
[ Act Becomes Exact Meaningless Point Reason Refuses Trouble Where]
If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate. Saddam Hussein
[ Am Answer Because Court Illegitimate Iraq Iraqi Know President Questions Refuse These Tire]
Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin, but he's standing up for what he believes in and that seems pretty damned American to me. Iris Dement
[ American Believes Call Damned Fight Guy Pretty Refuses Seems Sin Some Standing Up]
If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government? Victoria Woodhull
[ Ask Become Congress Course Future Government Grant Left Listen Mothers Pursue Refuse Then Women]
I had only two offers of marriage in my life, and I refused both. Catherine Helen Spence
[ Both Had Life Marriage Offers Only Refused Two]
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently is nothing short of criminal. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Criminal Defend Men Might Nothing Pardonable Refuse Short Some Them]
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. Winston Churchill
[ Always Bit English Found Irish Odd Refuse]
In fact, many nations currently refuse to support embryonic stem cell research of any kind. Nathan Deal
[ Any Cell Currently Embryonic Fact Kind Many Nations Refuse Research Stem Support]
It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake. Janos Arany
[ Age Allegiance Consistently Face Frenzied Graver Her Issues Maladies Matters Our Profess Refuse Stake Truth Unimportant Where]
I have never refused to talk to any authorities or give them any information I had. Sam Sheppard
[ Any Authorities Give Had Information Never Refused Talk Them]
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea. H. G. Wells
[ Any Anything Confess Crew Doing Imagination Must Refuses Sea See Sort Submarine Suffocating]
Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer. You still have to go on and do the scene. Liam Neeson
[ Acting Actor Come Creatures Go His Kind Out Refuses Scene Still Trailer]
Whoever refuses to remember the inhumanity is prone to new risks of infection. Richard von Weizsaecker
[ Infection Inhumanity New Prone Refuses Remember Risks Whoever]
Things got so bad that when I went shopping for a house, some people would refuse to open the door if they saw it was me standing there. And drunks would always want to challenge me. Edward G. Robinson
[ Always Bad Challenge Door Drunks Got House Open Refuse Saw Shopping Some Standing Things Want Went Would]
It's been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused. Richard Pryor
[ Because Been Chance Had Refused Struggle White]
In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience clause" that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures. Ken Calvert
[ Abortion Addition Bill Clause Conscience Existing Expand Law Physician Procedures Programs Protects Provide Refuse Training Would]
I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals. Brigid Brophy Equality
[ Believing Equals Insist Male Men Nursery Refuse Sex Some Whole]
I refuse to be pushed around anymore. Loretta Lynn
[ Anymore Around Pushed Refuse]
It is amazing how the public steadfastly refuse to attend the third day of a match when so often the last day produces the best and most exciting cricket. Frank Woolley
[ Amazing Attend Best Cricket Day Exciting How Last Match Most Often Produces Public Refuse Steadfastly Third]
I refuse to dance. And I can't dance anyway. I'm not in a band for that. Liam Gallagher
[ Anyway Band Dance Refuse]
Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. Ronald Reagan
[ Before Opening Questions Refuse Statement Take Your]
The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers. Arianna Huffington
[ Buy Choices Comfortable Confidence Critics Easier External Feel Get Inner Into More Mothers Ones Our Refuse Too Will Women]
He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense. John McCarthy
[ Arithmetic Doomed Nonsense Refuses Talk]
I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve. Alan Ladd
[ Any Autographs Hell Movie Nerve Refuses Star Think]
I've been in Vegas. That's where you get into the money thing. Boy, you get greedy in Vegas, you know. That's the only place that you can bet $25, get it up to $500 and refuse to quit. Louie Anderson
[ Been Bet Boy Get Greedy Into Know Money Only Place Quit Refuse Thing Up Vegas Where]
In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television. Erma Bombeck
[ Anything Children Danced Eat General Hasn Refuse Television]
Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused. Edward Gibbon
[ Beauty Been Despised Except Gift Outward Refused Seldom Those Which Whom]
We are a nation that seeks out solutions and refuses to ignore challenges. Chris Chocola
[ Challenges Ignore Nation Out Refuses Seeks Solutions]
I refused to beat my head against stone, of course. Herbert Lom
[ Against Beat Course Head Refused Stone]
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. Plato
[ Government Live Men Part Punishment Refuse Suffer Take Under Which Wise Worse]
To refuse graciously is to confer a favor. Publilius Syrus
[ Confer Favor Graciously Refuse]
It's a little bit like my inability to read a guide book before I go anywhere. I can read it after I've been there and by the same logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody. I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal. Ben Shahn
[ Accept After Any Anybody Anywhere Been Before Bit Book Confess Deal Go Great Guide Inability Knew Learn Little Logic Missed More Read Refuse Refused Same Stunts Technical Than]
The American people are screaming at the top of their lungs to Washington, 'Stop! Stop the spending, stop the job-killing policies.' And yet, Democrats in Washington refuse to listen to the American people. John Boehner
[ American Democrats Listen Lungs Policies Refuse Screaming Spending Stop Their Top Washington Yet]
Now I am a writer who can command fairly good payments from magazines with large circulations, I very often refuse to write for them and still write sometimes for small magazines for nothing. George Woodcock
[ Am Command Fairly Good Large Magazines Nothing Now Often Payments Refuse Small Sometimes Still Them Very Write Writer]
There are always things to examine. What's great is not feeling that I have to refuse any of them. Maybe no good from a PR perspective, but from the point of view of everyday life, it keeps things interesting. Fred Frith
[ Always Any Everyday Examine Feeling Good Great Interesting Keeps Life Maybe Perspective Point Pr Refuse Them Things View]
The man who is forever disturbed about the condition of humanity either has no problems of his own or has refused to face them. Henry Miller
[ Condition Disturbed Either Face Forever His Humanity Man Own Problems Refused Them]
I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals. Diogenes
[ Am Anything Because Called Dog Fawn Give Rascals Refuse Set Teeth Those]
Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Benefit Common Eminent Fear Few Give Longer Made Mathematics Men Other Out Refuse Request Same Scholarly Should Students Through Urging Very Work]
I refused to take no for an answer. Bessie Coleman
[ Answer Refused Take]
I'm a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me. Nicole Kidman
[ Anything Believe Bitter Carries Completely Everything Future Happen Happened Into Love Make Open Past Person Refuse Remain Still Will]
It would be difficult to discover the truth about the universe if we refused to consider anything that might be true. Richard Morris
[ Anything Consider Difficult Discover Might Refused True Truth Universe Would]
The last person to stand still and repeat himself was Walt Disney. He refused to repeat himself. So to think that he'd be making the same kind of film in the year 2001 that he made in 1941 is absurd. Leonard Maltin
[ Absurd Disney Film Himself Kind Last Made Making Person Refused Repeat Same Stand Still Think Walt Year]
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. Napoleon Hill
[ Always Fighting Person Possible Refuses Stop Victory]
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not. Clare Boothe Luce
[ Compliment Does Either Man Refuse Sex Think Thinks Thought]
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why? Abdul Kalam
[ Achievements Acknowledge Amazing Embarrassed Great Here India Many Media Nation Negative Our Own Recognise Refuse Stories Strengths Success Such Tell Them Why]
The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues. Paul Gillmor
[ Address Adequately Communities Creating Current Filled Investment Issues Make Only Punishes Refuse States System Their Them Waste Which]
There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed. Gail Sheehy
[ Ability Denial Exclusively Man More Possess Redeemed Refuses Than Woman]
People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way. A. C. Benson
[ Help Offers Refuse Right Seldom Way]
AIDS is a global problem and there should be a global solution found by the entire international community. It is really scary to see and imagine our world fall into pieces because we refuse to share and put in the common vestiges of our civilizations. Sarah Polley
[ Aids Because Civilizations Common Community Entire Fall Found Global Imagine International Into Our Pieces Problem Put Really Refuse Scary See Share Should Solution World]
I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love - who I will tell you I can love with all my heart - and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That's a lie. Gene Simmons
[ Day Die Ever Friends Front Heart Lie Love Only Promise Rabbi Refuse She Stand Tell Until Up Will Woman]
The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money. Marlon Brando
[ Courage Hollywood Money Moral Only Reason Refuse]
The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again. Zoe Lofgren
[ Acknowledge Action Administration Again Been Corrective Critical Errors Happening Iraq Judgment Leading Made Mistakes President Prevent Problems Refuses Taken These Thus Up War]
Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus. Jessica Savitch
[ Assignment Attitude Biased Conflict Danger Except Family Focus Hold Interest Never Potential Refuse Strongly Subject Under Your]
Many psychoanalysts refused to let me speak at their meetings. They were exceptionally vigorous because I had previously been an analyst and they were very angry at my flying the coop. Albert Ellis
[ Analyst Angry Because Been Exceptionally Flying Had Many Meetings Previously Psychoanalysts Refused Speak Their Very Vigorous Were]
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude. Washington Irving
[ Affliction Brood Cherish Consider Dead Divorced Duty Every Forget Heal Keep Only Open Other Over Refuse Seek Solitude Sorrow Which Wound]
I refuse to be silenced. Al Goldstein
[ Refuse Silenced]
Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day. Edward Albert
[ Act Another Day Days Fear Heroic Into Just Paralysis Refuse Some Step Straighten Up]
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. Harry Shearer
[ Alone Art Capitol Century Come Comedy Dc Drag Going Into Refuse State Steps Them Think Try Washington Well]
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit. Anatole France
[ Because Cash Credit Only Pay Poor Refused Virtue]
When our interests matched, the Americans have been good to us, and when the interests differed, they wanted us to mold ourselves to them, which we refused. Bashar al-Assad
[ Americans Been Differed Good Interests Matched Mold Our Ourselves Refused Them Us Wanted Which]
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them. Johannes Brahms
[ Bad Denigrate Emotionally Enjoy Fill Find Habitually Hatred Health Jealousy Likewise Minds Own Perverted Poisons Rank Refuse Relief Rule Suspicion Take Their Them Those Trying]