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#1. The significance of a political philosopher does not depend on the practical success of the plans he lays down but rather on their absolute truth and the influence they exert on the progress of mankind. If - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#2. There are few young women in existence who have not the power of fascinating, if they choose to exert it. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#3. Thousands of years ago
in times we are fond of calling "primitive" (since this renders us "modern" without having to exert ourselves further to earn this qualification) ... - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#4. The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert. - Author: Vince Lombardi
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#5. Ha, that's the problem. You have to exert brain control in order to do it, and isn't a lack of control over your brain why you're in therapy in the first place? - Author: Holly Bourne
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#6. Dharma practice means physical hardship; it means that you shouldn't be pansies about it. You should exert yourselves wholeheartedly to engage in the practice, so that it will affect your body, speech, and mind. - Author: Ngagpa Yeshe Dorje
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#7. While we exert ourselves to grow beyond our humanity, to leave the human behind us, God becomes human; and we must recognize that God wills that we be human, real human beings. While we distinguish between pious and godless, good and evil, noble and base, God loves real people without distinction. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#8. Make an effort to exert yourself-everyday. Don't fail because you never allowed yourself to get started! Don't avoid success because you think the responsibility might be too much-just focus and get going! You'd be surprised at what intelligent effort can produce. - Author: Donald Trump
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#9. That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation. - Author: Charles Babbage
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#10. That even in the face of the most shocking tragedy of my life, I could exert some control over its impact. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#11. The United States is willing to exert strong leadership to give diplomacy its very best chance to succeed. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#12. She [Cayce Pollard] feels the things she herself owns as a sort of pressure. Other people's objects exert no pressure. Margot thinks that Cayce has weaned herself from materialism, is preternaturally adult, requiring no external tokens of self. - Author: William Gibson
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#13. For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to the working together of various wavelengths, factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor, exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference points but not upon their location. - Author: Max Von Laue
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#14. If you have a task to perform and are vitally interested in it, excited and challenged by it, and then you will exert maximum energy.
But in the excitement, the pain of fatigue dissipates, and the exuberance of what you hope to achieve overcomes the weariness. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#15. If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble. - Author: Horace Bushnell
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#16. You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#17. The victors of the battles of tomorrow will be those who can best harness thought to action. From office boy to statesman, the prizes will be for those who most effectively exert their brains, who take deep, earnest and studious counsel of their minds, who stamp themselves as thinkers. - Author: B.C. Forbes
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#18. Now, Betteredge, exert those sharp wits of yours, and observe the conclusion to which the Colonel's instructions point!" I instantly exerted my wits. They were of the slovenly English sort; and they consequently muddled it all - Author: Wilkie Collins
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#19. For many years, I tried to make New Year's resolutions. I made lists and shot for great heights: I would show altruism and exert moral strength, patience and all those other great attributes. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#20. People who snack sometimes sometimes eat kind of thoughtlessly and end up eating a lot more. But in principle, it's a really good idea if you can exert the kind of discipline needed. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#21. Don't exert all your energy on employment, locate your purpose - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#22. Remember this! It is never an entire people who is cruel; it is merely individuals who exert their will on others. - Author: Sujata Massey
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#23. I feel we must all exert ourselves to the utmost to see that the ideals and hopes held by Alfred Nobel, whom we commemorate today, do not fail from lack of purpose on the part of scientists. - Author: Howard Florey
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#24. The Spirit must therefore first take hold of us before we can live in Christ, and when he doth so, then we are enabled to exert that vital act of faith, whereby we receive Christ. - Author: John Flavel
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#25. A mother can exert an influence unequaled by any other person in any other relationship. - Author: D. Todd Christofferson
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#26. Shame can exert as much pressure as anger. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#27. In one of our concert grand pianos, 243 taut strings exert a pull of 40,000 pounds on an iron frame. It is proof that out of great tension may come great harmony. - Author: Theodore E. Steinway
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#28. you are trained for job but you are born to work.Exert then your energy in the right proportion on the most vital matters - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#29. Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#30. Humiliation and mental oppression by ignorant and selfish teachers wreak havoc in the youthful mind that can never be undone and often exert a baleful influence in later life. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#31. An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done. - Author: Jane Austen
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#32. US academic institutions are being bought via funding by biotechnology firms which exert a vice-like grip on the US government. - Author: Ignacio Chapela
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#33. The sense that we are unified subjects is a fiction, produced by a multitude of separate processes and structures of which we are not aware and over which we exert no conscious control. - Author: Sam Harris
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#34. Exert only calculated force where it will be effective, rather than straining and struggling with pointless attrition tactics. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#35. The people who are writing online and the people in my genre of creative non-fiction exert a great deal more freedom that journalists are allowed to exert in their day-to-day work. - Author: Lee Gutkind
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#36. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received. - ALBERT EINSTEIN - Author: Howard Schultz
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#37. The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good. - Author: Rufus Choate
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#38. PLENIPOTENTIARY, adj. Having full power. A Minister Plenipotentiary is a diplomatist possessing absolute authority on condition that he never exert it. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#39. Old books exert a strange fascination for me
their smell, their feel, their history; wondering who might have owned them, how they lived, what they felt. - Author: Lauren Willig
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#40. He invited me to a world that wasn't secret, but it was well hidden. You needed a guide. You had to know what to look for, but also how to look. You had to exert yourself to see this world. p 224 - Author: Abraham Verghese
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#41. It is possible to exert a power over all things, all beings. But we must begin with intent always. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#42. democratic theory is concerned with processes by which ordinary citizens exert a relatively high degree of control over leaders; - Author: Robert A. Dahl
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#43. Our wills are simply not of our own making. Thoughts and intentions emerge from background causes of which we are unaware and over which we exert no conscious control. We do not have the freedom we think we have. - Author: Sam Harris
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#44. Discrepancy between theory and practice, which in sound physical and mechanical science is a delusion, has a real existence in the minds of men; and that fallacy, through rejected by their judgments, continues to exert and influence over their acts. - Author: William John Macquorn Rankine
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#45. USE this time of fresh beginnings. Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change. Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts. Exert more influence over your dreams by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day. - Author: Mary Anne Radmacher
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#46. The physicians belief in the treatment and the patients faith in the physician exert a mutually reinforcing effect; the result is a powerful remedy
that is almost guaranteed to produce an
improvement and sometimes a cure - Author: Petr Skrabanek
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#47. The older I've gotten, the more the need to exert comedy no matter how tragic a character I may be portraying because they are essentials for presenting truth. - Author: Ed Asner
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#48. I think sometimes writers can get themselves into trouble trying to exert a totally controlled and super-knowing tone. This kind of knowingness is not the most promising tone to be sustained throughout a novel, to have a young woman who understands everybody and is always reading a room perfectly. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#49. You exert a certain degree of influence, and be it ever so small, it affects some person or persons, and for the results of the influence you exert you are held accountable. You, therefore, whether you acknowledge it or not, have assumed an importance before God and man that cannot be overlooked. - Author: Lorenzo Snow
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#50. Through machinery, man can exert tremendous powers almost as fantastic as if he were the hero of a fairy tale. Through machinery, man can travel with an ever increasing velocity; he can fly through the air and go beneath the surface of the ocean. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#51. It felt at that moment unarguable that a horizon line might exert as potent or pull upon the mind as a mountain's summit. - Author: Robert Macfarlane
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#52. We must keep prices under control to ensure that price increases do not exert a major negative impact on people's lives. - Author: Li Keqiang
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#53. A new threshold of sorts was crossed in 2013 when Jim DeMint (R-SC), with four years still remaining in his Senate term, resigned from office to become president of the Heritage Foundation, not only because he could exert more influence there than as a sitting senator (or so he claimed - which, - Author: Mike Lofgren
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#54. All my life, I have been sickened by everything connected with meat-, fish-, and poultry eating. As a child, I saw apparently nice, kind people wring the necks of fowls, and I thought it foul; and I wondered if I could ever exert any influence to help bring such unworthiness to an end. - Author: Percy Grainger
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#55. However you look at it, in these books "power" tends to be an expression of the essential nature of the person or being whose power it is. On those occasions when we've seen Lord Foul act directly, he seems to exert the withering force of pure scorn. IMHO, that's pretty intense. - Author: Stephen R. Donaldson
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#56. The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure. - Author: William Vickrey
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#57. When I cannot bear outer pressures anymore, I begin to put order in my belongings ... As if unable to organize and control my life, I seek to exert this on the world of objects. - Author: Anais Nin
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#58. Bowing, ceremonious, formal compliments, stiff civilities, will never be politeness; that must be easy, natural, unstudied; and what will give this but a mind benevolent and attentive to exert that amiable disposition in trifles to all you converse and live with? - Author: William Pitt, 1st Earl Of Chatham
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#59. Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge. - Author: Philip G. Zimbardo
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#60. They exert the full force of their will in striking the image of straightness, which they pull off surprisingly well considering that their genitals are in the mouths of other men. - Author: Drew Nellins Smith
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#61. Baumeister's group has repeatedly found that an effort of will or self-control is tiring; if you have had to force yourself to do something, you are less willing or less able to exert self-control when the next challenge comes around. The phenomenon has been named ego depletion. In - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#62. Earnestly I must exert myself in order to return as much as I have received. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#63. If you want to get impressive increase, you need to get off the bed, lay demand and exert enough pressure as much as necessary to get the kind of increase we need - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#64. Happiness is found principally in meditation. Let your mind flow out into eternity. You have to exert some effort. Then you will notice a subtle smile on your face. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#65. Tal's combinations often exert a sort of paralysing influence on the opponent's play. It would seem that the element of surprise plays a big part in this. - Author: Mark Taimanov
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#66. Verne frowned. "Calm down. Don't exert yourself in your condition."
Salen looked at Verne in amazement. "Don't exert --! My dear woman, we are all about to die! I don't think it damn well matters if I shit my pants at this point -- - Author: Ash Gray
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#67. That cruelty which children are permitted to show to birds and other animals will most probably exert itself on their fellow creatures when at years of maturity. - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#68. With dawn of the new year on the horizon, I resolved to exert my will on the world. - Author: Holly Black
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#69. Dear Friends all, A thousand Christmas pleasures and blessings to you
good resolutions and bright hopes for the New Year! Amen. People who can't be witty exert themselves to be pious or affectionate. - Author: George Eliot
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#70. Then love of pleasure sways each heart, and we From that no more than from ourselves can fly. Blameless when govern'd well. But where it errs Extravagant, and wildly leads to ill, Public or private, there its curbing pow'r Cool reason must exert. - Author: John Armstrong
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#71. Daemon scratched his chest, his expression doubtful. "And how are we
going to get her to exert energy." Andrew grinned from across the room. "We could take her out to a field
and chase her around in our cars. That sounds fun. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#72. It was lovely, and tempting, to exert power over men and to shine before others, but power also had its perditions and perils. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#73. Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us. - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#74. While I've found many of the religious shows I've viewed over the years not to be to my liking, or in line with my own beliefs, I've never considered it my place to exert any greater type of censorship than changing the channel, or better yet - turning off the TV completely. - Author: Bill Hicks
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#75. We have all got to exert ourselves a little to keep sane, and call things by the same names as other people call them by. - Author: George Eliot
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#76. If we do not exert the right of eating our neighbor, it is because we have other means of making good cheer - Author: Voltaire
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#77. You had to exert yourself to see this world. But if you did, if you had that kind of curiosity, if you had an innate interest in the welfare of your fellow human beings, and if you went through that door, a strange thing happened: you left your petty troubles on the threshold. It could be addictive - Author: Abraham Verghese
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#78. I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence, and that we can move towards democracy without violence; that way, God will allow it. - Author: Abdurrahman Wahid
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#79. A large majority of Americans believe that corporations exert too much influence on our daily lives and our political process. - Author: Jim McGovern
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#80. The Western societies which espouse free market capitalism survive by the pursuit of greed and, in their own way, like Communism, throw into leadership men and women (mostly men) who know how to gain, exert and manipulate power. - Author: Davis McCaughey
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#81. All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#82. Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#83. Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation. - Author: Angelina Grimke
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#84. Some people exert more energy on less important things; some people exert less energy on less important things. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#85. Cats, even when robust, have scant liking for the boisterous society of children, and are apt to exert their utmost ingenuity to escape it. Nor are they without adult sympathy in their prejudice. - Author: Agnes Repplier
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#86. Philosophy, as we use the word, is a fight against the fascination which forms of expression exert upon us. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#87. Rather than feeling that every moment you've got to exert this enormous control, you can take the attitude that your job as a writer is not to control everything, but to set things in motion. - Author: Stuart Dybek
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#88. Ill-humour resembles indolence: it is
natural to us; but if once we have courage to exert ourselves, we find our work run fresh from our hands, and we experience in the activity from which we shrank a real enjoyment. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#89. He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#90. Photography was the first available demonstration that light could indeed exert an action sufficient to cause changes in material bodies. - Author: Henry Fox Talbot
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#91. Until you find where the goal post is, you shall only exert all your precious energy and ability shooting in the direction of goal kick without scoring any goal - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#92. Frequently mentioned topics populate the mind even as others slip away from awareness. In turn, what the media choose to report corresponds to their view of what is currently on the public's mind. It is no accident that authoritarian regimes exert substantial pressure on independent media. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#93. The Spirit of Place [does not] exert its full influence upon a newcomer until the old inhabitant is dead or absorbed. So America ... The moment the last nuclei of Red [Indian] life break up in America, then the white men will have to reckon with the full force of the demon of the continent. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#94. Everyone has an influence on public affairs if he will take the trouble to exert it. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#95. Earnest in practicing the ordinary virtues, and careful in speaking about them, if, in his practice, he has anything defective, the superior man dares not but exert himself; and if, in his words, he has any excess, he dares not allow himself such license. - Author: Confucius
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#96. You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#97. What is the use of having powers, doctor, when one has no field upon which to exert them? - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#98. Those who exert the first influence upon the mind have the greatest power. - Author: Horace Mann
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#99. Temperance gives nature her full play, and enables her to exert herself in all her force and vigor. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#100. I commend Sri Chinmoy for his faith and serenity, and I hope he will continue to exert his calming and constructive influence on the international community for many years to come. - Author: Brian Mulroney
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