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Top 100 Quotes About Foundations

#1. Men and women of western Sydney, it's appropriate, you apparently believe, that Australia's oldest surviving Prime Minister should make the concluding remarks in Australia's oldest surviving Government House. I hope the building's foundations are a bit more substantial than mine. - Author: Gough Whitlam
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#2. You go shake your foundations, Will. I think it's about time I saved myself. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#3. The genetic you and the neural you aren't alternatives to the conscious you. They are its foundations. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#4. Make it your goal to build strong foundations for your life - foundations constructed from prayer and the truths of God's Word. - Author: Billy Graham
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#5. No light privilege is it to have a hand in building up the moral life of these new communities; no common honour surely to help to lay side by side with the foundations of their free political institutions the broad and deep foundations of the Church of God. - Author: Henry Parry Liddon
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#6. To accustom the infant to get out of its own difficulties or to calm it by rocking it may be to lay the foundations of a good or of a bad disposition. - Author: Jean Piaget
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#7. Creating doesn't make us unhappy, unhappiness makes us creative. To create is to live, and in living, we want only to creat more, to set our foundations depper and reach higher toward the sky. If sadness is what makes us creative, then sadness is nothing else but life. - Author: Eric G. Wilson
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#8. If foundations made of stone can turn to dust, then the hardest hearts of steel can turn to rust. - Author: Shania Twain
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#9. There is not a respectable system of civilization known to history whose foundations were not laid in the institution of domestic slavery. - Author: Robert M. T. Hunter
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#10. So when he touched me, it was deeper and slower than the wildfire, like the flow of molten rock far beneath the surface of the earth. Too deep to feel the heat of it, but it moved inexorably, changing the very foundations of the world with its advance. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#11. (Space programs are) a force operating on educational pipelines that stimulate the formation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians ... They're the ones that make tomorrow come. The foundations of economies ... issue forth from investments we make in science and technology. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#12. The foundations demand that public schools and teachers be held accountable for performance, but they themselves are accountable to no one. If their plans fail, no sanctions are levied against them. They are bastions of unaccountability. - Author: Diane Ravitch
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#13. The breeder can indeed lay the foundations of a good and serviceable dog but the trainer must see to it that he brings to their highest possible development, the physical and mental foundations already laid and thus his is the more grateful task. - Author: Max Von Stephanitz
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#14. So they stood upon the shores of Faith and felt the old dogmas and certainties ebbing away rapidly under their feet and between their toes, sapping the foundations upon which they stood, a sensation both agreeably stilmulating and sightly unnerving - Author: David Lodge
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#15. It was only Christianity, with resentment against life in its foundations, which made sexuality something impure: it threw filth on the beginning, on the prerequisite of our life - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#16. To say yes to your dreams means the internal and external war, battle, confrontation and warfare. But it doesn't mean you should give up on your dreams because you were already given the capacity and ability to overcome the adversary, before the foundations of the earth. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#17. The noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men, which have sought to express the image of their minds, where those of their bodies have failed. So the care of posterity is most in them that they have no posterity. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#18. It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up. - Author: William Graham Sumner
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#19. Aggression, rage and violence are archetypal foundations of manhood. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#20. We've already gotten a significant grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and a university consortium. I think the whole sector of Foundations, potentially with government support, is promising - more than promising, I think, it's substantial. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#21. If we want to understand the distinctive constitution of Europe, we must go back to its religious foundations. For the moral beliefs which Christianity fostered still underpin civil society in Europe, the institutions that surround us. - Author: Larry Siedentop
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#22. Furthermore, the unearned increment from land appears in the United States as a gain to the first comers, who have here laid the foundations of a new State. - Author: William Graham Sumner
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#23. You hear all these great stories about kids starting their own businesses and getting involved in their communities and politics and foundations - all kinds of things. And it's so much easier for kids to get motivated and do that. [on her belief that teens are motivated to effect change.] - Author: Alexis Bledel
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#24. Thou art guilty to ye foundations,thee shalt kiss burn in hell.. - Author: Himmilicious
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#25. I'm actually a ridiculously basic person when it comes to make-up, and I pretty much wear the same things I did when I started my company 22 years ago, apart from a few differently textured foundations. - Author: Bobbi Brown
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#26. So often, we believe we are alone in the privacy of our fantasies, but that is a delusion as well - and perhaps the most dangerous kind. For in letting ourselves forget about the common threads of our innermost wishes, we erode our foundations and lose the keystone of our souls. - Author: Tiffany Baker
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#27. Technology and Ideology are shaking the foundations of 21st century capitalism. Technology is making skills and knowledge the only sources of sustainable strategic advantage. - Author: Lester Thurow
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#28. His peaceful resistance shook the foundations of an empire, exposed the emptiness of a repressive ideology, and proved that moral leadership is more powerful than any weapon. - Author: Barack Obama
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#29. The separate water foundations, park benches, bathrooms and restaurants of the Jim Crow South startled me. These experiences motivated my lifelong study of the status of African Americans and the sources of improvement in that status. - Author: James Heckman
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#30. Foundations in Personal Finance. - Author: Dave Ramsey
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#31. The structure of human betterment cannot be built upon foundations of materialism or business, but upon the bedrock of individual character in free men and women. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#32. The food industry, its trade associations, and research foundations, is well financed and highly organized to pressure the FDA. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#33. Pilgrims travel to Jerusalem to see the Holy Land, and the foundations of their faith. People go to Washington, D.C. to see the workings of government, and the foundation of our country. And fans flock to Nashville to see the foundation of country music, the Grand Ole Opry. - Author: Brad Paisley
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#34. The three foundations of judgement: Bold Design, Constant Practice, and Frequent Mistakes. - Author: John Masefield
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#35. Feeling inspired, being challenged. Learning something new, something meaningful. Knowing change is possible and I can make that happen. Understanding and loving others, feeling truly connected and authentic. Good food, great sex, and belly laughs. All the basic foundations of happiness, really! - Author: Jaime Murray
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#36. I testify that Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem, was and is the Only Begotten of the Father, the Lamb of God. He chose from before the foundations of the earth to be your Savior, my Savior, and the Savior of all we will ever know or meet. - Author: Henry B. Eyring
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#37. The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education. - Author: Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
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#38. Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations of compassion and justice. - Author: Mike DeWine
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#39. I started to investigate and unearth an old faith which for thousands of years we philosophers used to build on as the safest of all foundations - which we built on again and again although every previous structure fell in: I began to undermine our faith in morals . But ye do not understand me? - - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#40. 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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#41. What is the big political issue for Britain at the moment? Without wishing to sound portentous, it is about whether we can build a social democratic settlement, whether we can lay the political and cultural foundations for the next several years. - Author: David Miliband
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#42. foundations, laid in the dark but well laid. On these, methodically and carefully but with a deftness and certainty that seemed nothing of his own but a knowledge working through him, using him as its vehicle, he built up the beautiful steadfast structure of the Principles of Simultaneity. Takver, - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#43. Repeatedly asking for government help undermines the foundations of society by destroying initiative and responsibility. It is also a fatal blow to efficiency and corrupts the political process. - Author: Charles Koch
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#44. In contrast to the 'Europeanism' and the 'popular foundations' of his brothers, he seems to represent ingenuous Russia - oh, not all, not all, and God forbid it should be all! Yet she is here, our dear mother Russia, we can smell her, we can hear her. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#45. I tell fundamentalists that there is no question of them attacking our Republic's foundations. - Author: Jean-Pierre Raffarin
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#46. Honorable Senators: My sincerest thanks I offer you. Conserve the firm foundations of our institutions. Do your work with the spirit of a soldier in the public service. Be loyal to the Commonwealth and to yourselves and be brief; above all be brief. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#47. When I read things like the foundations of capitalism are shattering, I'm like, maybe we need that. Maybe we need some time where we're walking around with a donkey with pots clanging on the sides. - Author: Louis C.K.
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#48. Vary the pace ... is one of the foundations of all good acting. - Author: Ellen Terry
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#49. The separation of sex from emotion is at the very foundations of Western culture and civilization. - Author: Shulamith Firestone
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#50. You must look beyond the past. It has already come and gone, and with it laid the pivotal foundations to your destiny in its wake. - Author: Rhys Ella
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#51. Foundations to be reliable must always be unshakable. - Author: Hannah Whitall Smith
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#52. At the time, my personal research objectives were to provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory. - Author: James Tobin
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#53. You can't build a life
on another human being. We're foundations
of sand. We're Atlas buckling under the sky. - Author: Elisabeth Hewer
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#54. The foundations of your childhood, they stay with you. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#55. Christ is the foundation of all our hopes for time and for eternity. Oh, build on this divine foundation! All other foundations are sinking sand. - Author: Robert Stuart MacArthur
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#56. ...men are creatures of avoidance by nature. We want to dominate, be in control, and yet the slightest crack in our foundations can rock our world. - Author: K. Bromberg
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#57. Beauty, delicacy and position-these were the foundations of courtly equestrianism - Author: Henning Eichberg
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#58. Conscription is the vitality of a nation, the purification of its morality, and the real foundations of all its habits - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#59. Scripts are what matter. If you get the foundations right and then you get the right ingredients on top, you stand a shot ... but if you get those foundations wrong, then you absolutely don't stand a shot. It's very rare-almost never-that a good film gets made from a bad screenplay. - Author: Tim Bevan
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#60. The salvation of the common people of every race and of every land from war or servitude must be established on solid foundations and must be guarded by the readiness of all men and women to die rather than submit to tyranny. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#61. Something I learned from the Serbian tribes. Churches are built where saints were martyred. A bridge requires a child in its foundations if it is to hold. All great works must begin with a sacrifice. - Author: Grady Hendrix
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#62. The foundations of national morality must be laid in private families. - Author: John Adams
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#63. The foundations of a person are not in matter but in spirit. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#64. The major challenge facing most foundations is that they are risk averse. This inhibits their ability to experiment and commit to the experimentation and innovation process. - Author: Steven Levitt
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#65. This rebel would but toss his head, and men,slaves,horses, towers ... all the accursed levels above him ... would come tumbling down. God always works in this way. Deep in the foundations of wrong he buries the small despised cry of justice. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#66. Jesus is much more concerned about shaking your foundations, giving you an utterly alternative self image, world image, and God image, and thus reframing your entire reality. Mere inspiration can never do this. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#67. The American writer is a very pampered figure - by foundations, by fellowships, by publishing advances. Even though I am not American, I have been pampered enough myself to know how it can make your life too frictionless. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#68. The foundations of our lives are far more fragile than we think. So we are severely shaken when life turns out to have a will of its own. - Author: Susanne Bier
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#69. Whether addressing immediate crises or building long-term foundations of peace, the United Nations will remain committed to solutions that advance the global good. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#70. I see four principles as laying the foundations for the kind of economic recovery Europe needs: fairness, efficiency, solidarity and growth. - Author: Victor Ponta
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#71. The religious foundations of America have been completely expurgated from our history textbooks. - Author: D. James Kennedy
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#72. A mass of ignorant, culturally degraded citizens easily becomes an immense drag on the system. They become easy prey to demagogues and applaud every attempt to undermine the foundations of that "natural liberty" which they have enjoyed in the first place. - Author: Arthur Herman
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#73. I hear him in the creak and groan of the floorboards as the summer nights stretch them, can visualize him sitting at the foot of my bed, saying, Other houses have support beams and foundations. Ours has bones and a heartbeat. I - Author: Emily Henry
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#74. Every single Biblical doctrine of theology, directly or indirectly, ultimately has its basis in the book of Genesis. - Author: Ken Ham
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#75. [A] high minded gallantry in defense of the foundations of Christian culture. - Author: Pope Pius XII
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#76. The moral consequences of totalitarian propaganda ... are destructive of all morals because they undermind one of the foundations of all morals: the sense of and respect for truth. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#77. We are all pilgrims on an elusive and endless road ... Despite our attempts to build lives on stone foundations, our spirits continuously flow. Endless streams of consciousness ripple through our minds. - Author: Anthony Lawlor
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#78. If Father Kevin Thrall fails, the very foundations of the world will be shaken. - Author: Peter J. Tanous
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#79. Mutual respect and mutual listening are the foundations of harmony within the family. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#80. Religion and virtue are the only foundations, not of republicanism and of all free government, but of social felicity under all government and in all the combinations of human society. - Author: John Adams
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#81. The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms - you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#82. The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations. - Author: J. Paul Getty
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#83. I think that stories, and the telling of stories, are the foundations of human communication and understanding. If children all over the country are watching films, asking questions and telling their stories, then the world will eventually be a better place. - Author: Beeban Kidron
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#84. In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are particularly sharply defined. - Author: Trofim Lysenko
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#85. There's nobody as good as the Ramones, never will be. I mean everybody's just emulated us and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations. - Author: Joey Ramone
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#86. The Convention probably foresaw what it has been a principal aim of these papers to inculcate that the danger which most threatens our political welfare is, that the state governments will finally sap the foundations of the Union. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#87. The first principle of value that we need to rediscover is this: that all reality hinges on moral foundations. In other words, that this is a moral universe, and that there are moral laws of the universe just as abiding as the physical laws. (from "Rediscovering Lost Values") - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#88. Jesus is the purest among the mighty, and the mightiest among the pure, who, with his pierced hand has raised empires from their foundations, turned the stream of history from its old channel, and still continues to rule and guide the ages - Author: Jean Paul
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#89. Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#90. If, then, this civilization is to be saved, if it is not to be submerged by centuries of barbarism, but to secure the treasures ofits inheritance on new and more stable foundations, there is indeed need for those now living fully to realize how far the decay has already progressed. - Author: Johan Huizinga
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#91. I think theater communities in cities can form really strong foundations. - Author: Rob McClure
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#92. The foundations of justice are that on one shall suffer wrong; then, that the public good be promoted. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#93. Education must have two foundations
morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#94. The whole structure of the law has to be a dignified, imposing edifice and built on firm foundations, if it is going to stand. Whenever you violate the law, you are tearing down a part of that structure, regardless of what goal you may want to achieve. - Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
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#95. If a nation has not God that nation must fall, but if a nation has God then all the powers of evil, and all the armies, cannot shake its foundations; no, not even if the whole world is arrayed against it. - Author: Taylor Caldwell
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#96. Progress is built, in effect, upon the foundations of necessary failure. That is the essential paradox of expert performance. - Author: Matthew Syed
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#97. Below me, in the foundations of the house, I could hear the clothes I'd buried there growing themselves a body. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#98. The message of Christ's love is found in Isaiah, chapter sixty-one," the man was saying. "God himself will restore the crumbling foundations of your life. He will give you beauty for ashes. He'll provide redemption, no matter who you are, where you are. . . . - Author: Karen Kingsbury
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#99. It didn't matter how wonderful Andrew was and how much effort he was prepared to put into their relationship. While Lou didn't feel the same way, his love was only building a tower without foundations. - Author: Chris Manby
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#100. 'Ulysses' is the greatest anti-racist text in the English language, and it challenges right from the beginning the vicious racism which lies near the foundations of the Irish Free State and of the Irish republic. - Author: Tom Paulin
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