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Top 100 Quotes About Adequate

#1. Sunlight is essential to the body's ability to absorb calcium from the food you are eating. Make sure you receive adequate vitamin D every day through sunlight. About fifteen to twenty minutes of sun on the face and hands is usually enough for most of us. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#2. You're just jealous."
"Hardly. Been there, done you. Adequate, but unremarkable. - Author: Jennifer Estep
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#3. Each of us needs an adequate biography: How do I put together into a coherent image the pieces of my life? How do I find the basic plot of my story? - Author: James Hillman
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#4. I realized that whilst crying over the loss, the living did not seem adequate because they were not my loved one. The room full of strangers hurt me profusely. Even as I saw thousands of young people; I felt incomplete and more saddened because the one I wanted to see was buried. - Author: Phindiwe Nkosi
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#5. There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea. - Author: Percy Williams Bridgman
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#6. The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power. A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#7. To establish the right price for a stock, the market must have adequate information, but it by no means follows that is the market has this information it will thereupon establish the right price. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#8. Damen was smiling helplessly. 'that was adequate.' 'You've been waiting to say that.' The words were only a little blurred. - Author: C.S. Pacat
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#9. To believe that if only we had this or that we would be happy, or to pursue any excessive desire, diverts us from seeing that happiness depends on an adequate self. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#10. Let no one rob me of a single day who is not going to make me an adequate return for such a loss. - Author: Seneca.
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#11. The most awkward means are adequate to the communication of authentic experience, and the finest words no compensation for lack of it. It is for this reason that we are moved by the true Primitives and that the most accomplished art craftsmanship leaves us cold. - Author: Ananda Coomaraswamy
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#12. She was one of those writers, far from rare in the world of letters, who suppose that push and pull are an adequate substitute for talent... - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#13. What storyteller is adequate to her story? The story carries us along, bottles on the tide, each with our secret mesage and the fervent hope that it does not turn out to be blank. - Author: Erica Jong
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#14. Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#15. The gradual decline of a society is often a self-induced process of trying to meet ever-expanding appetites, rather than a physical inability to produce past levels of food and fuel, or to maintain adequate defense. - Author: Victor Davis Hanson
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#16. In sum, the Court's conclusion that a constitutionally adequate recount is impractical is a prophecy the Court's own judgment will not allow to be tested. Such an untested prophecy should not decide the Presidency of the United States. I dissent. - Author: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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#17. Income inequality has no necessary connection with poverty, the lack of material resources for a decent life, such as adequate food, shelter, and clothing. A society with great income inequality may have no poor people, and a society with no income inequality may have nothing but poor people. - Author: Robert Higgs
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#18. Fear of failure impedes adequate self-identification - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#19. I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group. The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate. - Author: Emma Bonino
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#20. No labor is really menial unless you're not getting adequate wages. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#21. Agile project leaders help their team balance at the edge of chaos - some structure, but not too much; adequate documentation, but not too much; some up-front architecture work, but not too much. Finding these balance points is the "art" of agile leadership. - Author: Jim Highsmith
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#22. The aficionado prefers a crazy bomb to a mediocrity, because the musical as a form has such potential as entertainment that the merely adequate can fatigue the spirit while the disaster can amuse with its drastic misjudgments and desperation gambles. - Author: Ethan Mordden
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#23. My mind is desperately trying to formulate the words to let him know, to show him that my feelings run so much deeper than what those three little words can describe. I need to make him feel the way he's just made me feel, and 'I love you' just doesn't seem adequate anymore. - Author: Elle Brooks
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#24. The United States spends over $87 billion conducting a war in Iraq while the United Nations estimates that for less than half that amount we could provide clean water, adequate diets, sanitations services and basic education to every person on the planet. And we wonder why terrorists attack us. - Author: John Perkins
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#25. By giving the FDA adequate resources and authority to both prevent outbreaks and intervene once they appear, we can support the administration's efforts to reassure the parents of America that the food they feed their children is the product of the safest system in the world. - Author: Diana DeGette
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#26. Experience assures us, that the efficacy of the provision has been greatly over-rated; and that some more adequate defense is indispensably necessary for the more feeble, against the more powerful members of the government. - Author: James Madison
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#27. More than a billion people lack adequate access to clean water. - Author: David Suzuki
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#28. An integral approach acknowledges that all views have a degree of truth, but some views are more true than others, more developed, more evolved, more adequate. - Author: Ken Wilber
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#29. No linear indexing system is adequate to express the multi-dimensionality of knowledge," Dr. Waterhouse reminds him. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#30. That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves. - Author: Chester W. Nimitz
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#31. Whoever sets himself to see things as they are will find himself one of a very small circle but it is only by this small circle resolutely doing its own work that adequate ideas will ever get current at all. - Author: Matthew Arnold
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#32. I do not believe that science per se is an adequate source of happiness, nor do I think that my own scientific outlook has contributed very greatly to my own happiness, which I attribute to defecating twice a day with unfailing regularity. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#33. An adequate share of humor and laughter represents an essential part of the diet of the healthy person. - Author: Norman Cousins
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#34. War is just a racket ... I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else. - Author: Smedley Butler
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#35. These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#36. The spoken word is never really effective unless it is backed up by a life, but it is also true that the living deed is never adequate without the support the spoken word can provide. - Author: D. Elton Trueblood
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#37. When a person has adequate self-esteem little slights offer no threat at all - they are simply "passed over" and ignored. Even deeper emotional wounds are likely to heal faster and cleaner, with no festering sores to poison life and spoil happiness. - Author: Maxwell Maltz
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#38. When you do not see the beauty in the things around you, nothing will be adequate to you. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#39. No government dependent on a democratic vote could possibly agree in advance to the sacrifices which any adequate plan for European Union must involve. The people must be led slowly and unconsciously into the abandonment of their traditional economic defences, not asked ... - Author: Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft
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#40. It is one of those moments where there is so much to say that there is nothing to say, no adequate words, anyway, to speak it all. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#41. Not to have an adequate air force in the present state of the world is to compromise the foundations of national freedom and independence. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#42. It's disingenuous and wrong to say that the attorney general's expanded powers in the Patriot Act come with adequate oversight by the courts, ... In reality, the most troubling provisions in the law make judges little more than rubber stamps in Justice Department investigations. - Author: Anthony Romero
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#43. Every poem that I write is, in a sense, trying to find adequate words for this unspeakable word, around which my entire life turns. - Author: Kevin Hart
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#44. Education has no more serious responsibility than the making of adequate provision for enjoyment of recreative leisure not only for the sake of immediate health, but for the sake of its lasting effect upon the habits of the mind. - Author: John Dewey
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#45. The nuclear arsenal that Pakistan has, I believe is secure. I think the government and the military have taken adequate steps to protect that. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#46. Education keeps the key of life; and liberal education insures the first conditions of freedom,
namely, adequate knowledge and accustomed thought. - Author: Julia Ward Howe
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#47. Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#48. A task which seems difficult, can be done with adequate training. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#49. There is nothing but a lack of social vision to prevent us from paying an adequate wage to every American citizen whether he be a hospital worker, laundry worker, maid or day laborer - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#50. The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war. - Author: David F. Houston
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#51. [Karen Lundegaard] was quite frail, debilitated by metastatic breast cancer, which she had long known she had but for which she had been unable to get adequate treatment because she lacked medical insurance. ("If you mention anything about me," she said, "tell people that.") - Author: Amy Tan
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#52. The families of the killed and disappeared are entitled to the right to know what happened to their loved ones, and to adequate reparation for the suffering endured. - Author: Alfred-Maurice De Zayas
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#53. The forces of power, particularly corporate power, are impatient with what is adequate for a coherent community. Because power gains so little from community in the short run, it does not hesitate to destroy community for the long run. - Author: Wes Jackson
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#54. Even facts become fictions without adequate ways of seeing "the facts". We do not need theories so much as the experience that is the source of the theory. We are not satisfied with faith, in the sense of an implausible hypothesis irrationally held: we demand to experience the "evidence". - Author: R.D. Laing
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#55. I absolutely relate to being alone in squalor, trying to come up with something adequate. I relate to that, and I've been known to crawl out of bed and drink out of a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#56. By educating the young generation along the right lines, the People's State will have to see to it that a generation of mankind is formed which will be adequate to this supreme combat that will decide the destinies of the world. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#57. Developing a diet that is healthful, balanced, and appropriate for your particular caloric needs is easy enough and is absolutely critical to establishing a healthful lifestyle that incorporates proper nutrition, adequate fitness, and mental resilience. - Author: Daphne Oz
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#58. The best way for the Government to maintain its credit is to pay as it goes-not by resorting to loans, but by keeping out of debt-through an adequate income secured by a system of taxation, external or internal, or both. - Author: William McKinley
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#59. But even if you thought they were adequate at the time, when you're collecting data in bulk-you've got it. The data lasts until you delete it; the rules only last until you decide to change them, and change them in secret. - Author: Julian Sanchez
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#60. Don't sit there watching TV without your glasses! Do you want to ruin your eyes?!"
"My opthalmologist says that not wearing glasses cannot hurt the eyes even if those glasses are badly needed for adequate vision."
"What does your opthalmologist think of the foreign situation? - Author: Charles M. Schulz
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#61. Hotel Conundrum: The continental breakfast. What is it that makes continents so shitty at providing an adequate breakfast? - Author: Demetri Martin
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#62. Teaching is one of the noblest of professions. It requires an adequate preparation and training, patience, devotion, and a deep sense of responsibility. Those who mold the human mind have wrought not for time, but for eternity. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#63. I don't think we're doing an adequate vetting process of those who are coming to our country. - Author: Rand Paul
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#64. It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges. - Author: Bob Barr
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#65. Getting adequate sleep is a sign that the world doesn't need your attention for seven to nine hours each day. It keeps spinning as usual in its orbit. Who wants to admit that? - Author: Laura Vanderkam
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#66. What are the five products you want to focus on? Get rid of the rest, because they're dragging you down. They're turning you into Microsoft. They're causing you to turn out products that are adequate but not great. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#67. The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#68. The vast carnival of cruelty called animal exploitation goes on and on
and it is all so needless, even counter-productive. There is already an adequate (often superior) non-animal substitute for virtually everything obtained by animal suffering and slaughter ... - Author: H. Jay Dinshah
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#69. Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of his pride, they are at least sufficient to animate his industry. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#70. Religionists are clinging to little, positive, verbal, formal versions of the moral law ... while the laws of the Law, the great circling truths whose only adequate symbol is the material laws, the astronomy etc. are all unobserved, and sneered at when spoken of. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#71. A handy short definition of almost all science fiction might read: realistic speculation about possible future events, based solidly on adequate knowledge of the real world, past and present, and on a thorough understanding of the nature and significance of the scientific method. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#72. I think race is very important. I think generally speaking, we've to face the general problem, which is that we are seeing more children coming out of families which simply don't give them adequate resources for their development. - Author: James Heckman
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#73. If one head was enough to appease a prince of Dorne, a bag of them should be more than adequate for a fat northman wrapped in sealskins. - Author: George R R Martin
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#74. I'd grown up thinking that a [sanitary toilet] was my right, when in fact it's a privilege - 2.5 billion people worldwide have no adequate toilet. - Author: Rose George
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#75. Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur. - Author: Jan Egeland
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#76. I know that's an endorsement I've been waiting for," Skye added. "Perfectly adequate in bed. They should make that into a T-shirt - Author: Susan Mallery
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#77. Piety is the only proper and adequate relief of decaying man. He that grows old without religions hopes, as he declines into imbecility, and feels pains and sorrows incessantly crowding upon him, falls into a gulf of bottomless misery, in which every reflection must plunge him deeper and deeper. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#78. But for all its benefits in offering moral guidance and meaning in life, in today's secular world religion alone is no longer adequate as a basis for ethics. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#79. To beauty, all is forgiven, even vulgarity. Intelligence no longer seems an adequate compensation for things ... - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#80. There is only one road to follow, that of analysis of the basic elements in order to arrive ultimately at an adequate graphic expression. - Author: Wassily Kandinsky
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#81. My belief is based on the fact that string theory is the first science in hundreds of years to be pursued in pre-Baconian fashion, without any adequate experimental guidance. - Author: Philip Warren Anderson
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#82. There is no one label that could be attached to me that would be thought adequate. - Author: Robert Robinson
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#83. This was my prayer: an adequate portion of land with a garden and a spring of water and a small wood to complete the picture. - Author: Horace
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#84. Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity. - Author: William Howard Taft
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#85. You know, Dar, there's no problem so big that an adequate supply of explosives can't cure it. There was that. But people tended to protest being blown up. Bunch of krikken weirdos. He - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#86. My contention is, first, that we should want more from our educational efforts than adequate academic achievement and, second, that we will not achieve even that meager success unless our children believe that they themselves are cared for and learn to care for others. - Author: Nel Noddings
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#87. But Keri, being loved enough is not adequate. Be loved more . . . make sure you are loved more than enough. - Author: Samantha Christy
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#88. Very often we support change, and then are swept away by the change. I think that ... you just make your own response to your own generation. A response adequate to your time. - Author: Nadine Gordimer
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#89. There are blessings in being close to the soil, in raising your own food even if it is only a garden in your yard and a fruit tree or two. Those families will be fortunate who, in the last days, have an adequate supply of food because of their foresight and ability to produce their own. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#90. Proper worship in any age is critically predicated upon adequate and accurate knowledge of the God worshiped. No matter how ceremonially elaborate, emotionally rousing, or sermonically eloquent, worship that is not offered from a proper understanding of who God is falls short. - Author: Andreas J. Kostenberger
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#91. Clarke, define resplendent. I think it's shining, sir. Pithy, Clarke, but adequate. McCourt, give us a sentence with pithy. Clarke is pithy but adequate, sir. Adroit, McCourt. You have a mind for the priesthood, my boy, or politics. Think of that. - Author: Frank McCourt
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#92. Knowledge without wisdom is adequate for the powerful, but wisdom is essential to the survival of the subordinate - Author: Patricia Hill Collins
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#93. Two conditions of self-sustaining growth are that a country has acquired a cadre of domestic entrepreneurs and administrators and, secondly, that it has attained to adequate savings and taxable capacity. - Author: Arthur Lewis
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#94. The supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a simple datum of experience. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#95. Drinking freshly made juices and eating enough whole foods to provide adequate fiber is a sensible approach to a healthful diet. - Author: Jay Kordich
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#96. Every poet depends upon generations who wrote in his native tongue; he inherits styles and forms elaborated by those who lived before him. At the same time, though, he feels that those old means of expression are not adequate to his own experience. - Author: Czeslaw Milosz
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#97. Belief is no adequate substitute for inner experience, and where this is absent even a strong faith which came miraculously as a gift of grace may depart equally miraculously. People - Author: C. G. Jung
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#98. There is very little point in trying to urge the world to mend its ways as long as that world is still convinced that its ways are perfectly adequate. - Author: Edsger Dijkstra
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#99. Neighborhoods and communities are complex organisms that will be resilient only if they are healthy along a number of interrelated dimensions, much as a human body cannot be healthy without adequate air, water, rest, and food. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#100. All art speaks in signs and symbols. No one can explain how it happens that the artist can waken to life in us the existence that he has seen and lives through. No artistic speech is the adequate expression of what it represents; its vital force comes from what is unspoken in it. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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