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"The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security." - Mike Honda

"writers do not choose their subjects; their subjects choose them." - Erica Jong

"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects." - Will Rogers

"For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts." - John Drinkwater

"The Vedas give information on various subjects. They have come together and form one book. And in later times, when other subjects were separated from religion - when astronomy and astrology were taken out of religion - these subjects, being connected with the Vedas and being ancient, were considered very holy." - Swami Vivekananda

"It's important to let your subjects be themselves." - Herb Ritts

"I don't pick subjects as much as they pick me." - Andy Rooney

"There are subjects in which I wish to become knowledgeable, and subjects in which I wish to remain wise." - Robert Breault

"People are too various to be treated so lightly. I am too various to be trusted." - James A Baldwin

"There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles." - George Eliot

"All things, in all their aspects, consist exclusively of 'souls', that is, of various kinds of subjects, or units of experiencing, with their qualifications, relations, and groupings, or communities." - Charles Hartshorne

"In the little hall leading to it was a rack holding various Socialist or radical newspapers, tracts, and pamphlets in very small print and on very bad paper. The subjects treated were technical Marxist theories." - Agnes Smedley

"There is one simple Divinity found in all things, one fecund Nature, preserving mother of the universe insofar as she diversely communicates herself, casts her light into diverse subjects, and assumes various names." - Giordano Bruno

"Desiring things widely different for their various tastes." - Horace

"The Archer novels are about various kinds of brokenness." - Ross Macdonald

"I'm trying to learn from various corners of the world." - Yuri Milner

"In planning an attack, persons have various roles." - Robert Mueller

"The best of all rulers is but a shadowy presence to his subjects." - Laozi

"It's difficult to beat making your living thinking and writing about subjects that matter to you." - Eleanor Holmes Norton

"If you can't make fun of bad movies on serious subjects, what's the point?" - Pauline Kael

"It is hard to be finite upon an infinite subject, and all subjects are infinite." - Herman Melville

"I'm attracted to subjects who overcome tremendous suffering and learn to cope emotionally with it." - Laura Hillenbrand

"This, books can do-nor this alone; they give New views to life, and teach us how to live; They soothe the grieved, the stubborn they chastise; Fools they admonish, and confirm the wise. Their aid they yield to all: they never shun The man of sorrow, nor the wretch undone; Unlike the hard, the selfish, and the proud, They fly not sullen from the suppliant crowd; Nor tell to various people various things, But show to subjects, what they show to kings." - George Crabbe

"Let's say I'm on the policy wonk end of the spectrum. As much as I can dive into a briefing book and really work to master various subjects that come before my desk, I'm still not an expert on a huge amount of the stuff that we work on." - Barack Obama

"Men have various subjects in which they may excel, or at least would be thought to excel, and though they love to hear justice done to them where they know they excel, yet they are most and best flattered upon those points where they wish to excel and yet are doubtful whether they do or not." - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

"It used to bug me that I couldn't even afford to take my family for a proper holiday. I didn't have any professional knowledge, and getting a photographer's job in a magazine was out of the question. So, armed with a Pentax K1000, I started going to various maidans of Mumbai, looking for subjects." - Boman Irani

"Religion is not a fractional thing that can be doled out in fixed weekly or daily measures as one among various subjects in the school syllabus. It is the truth of our complete being, the consciousness of our personal relationship with the infinite." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Politically, the world is so confused right now - there's so much suffering caused by various movements by various parties and people in power in government." - Alice Walker

"There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Writers do not find subjects; subjects find them." - Elizabeth Bowen

"No other practice will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I'm afraid the negative things are always the great subjects. Failure is much more interesting than success." - Martin Amis

"I don't do abstract art because I don't find it as interesting as I do subjects and depictions." - Claes Oldenburg

"When you're dealing with serious subjects, there is a pressure to be absolutely sure that you know what you're doing." - John Oliver

"The yellow glistens. It glistens with various yellows, Citrons, oranges and greens Flowering over the skin." - Wallace Stevens

"Torture is illegal. Torture is banned by various provisions of the law. I support that." - Mike Pence

"There's the basket of deplorables, who are bigots of various stripes, misogynists, anti-Muslim, racists, homophobes." - George Packer

"Love has various lodgings; the same word does not always signify the same thing." - Voltaire

"Man is the problem, and we live with various stratagems for not facing it." - Allan Bloom

"I leave to the various futures (not to all) my garden of forking paths." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Non-Fijian and perhaps a western interpretation could spark insensitivity from various points of view." - Hafiz Khan

"I am happy to donate funds to various organizations that help people in need." - Carl Karcher

"We have, unlike many of our competitors, continued to meet our various financial obligations." - Gerard Arpey

"Since the early '80s, I've found myself in war zones in various parts of the world." - Bruce Cockburn

"I say sorry to my wife about five times a day for various reasons." - Harry Connick Jr

"The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better." - William P Leahy

"This result was confirmed by different researchers using various experimental arrangements." - Walther Bothe

"South Africa's increasingly, for example, the largest foreign investor in various other parts of Africa." - Susan Rice

"Nonetheless, much has been learned by studying the statistical differences between the various human races." - J Philippe Rushton

"The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies." - Bela Lugosi

"A detective sees death in all the various forms at least five times a week." - Evan Hunter

"Lobbyists are in many cases expert technicians and capable of explaining complex and difficult subjects in a clear, understandable fashion. They engage in personal discussions with Members of Congress in which they can explain in detail the reasons for positions they advocate. Because our congressional representation is based on geographical boundaries, the lobbyists who speak for the various economic, commercial, and other functional interests of this country serve a very useful purpose and have assumed an important role in the legislative process." - John F Kennedy

"A river is the most human and companionable of all inanimate things. It has a life, a character, a voice of its own; and it is as full of good fellowship as a sugar maple is of sap. It can talk in various tones, loud or low, and of many subjects grave and gay.... For real company and friendship there is nothing, outside of the animal kingdom, that is comparable to a river." - Henry Van Dyke

"The youthful brain should in general not be burdened with things ninety-five percent of which it cannot use and hence forgets again... In many cases, the material to be learned in the various subjects is so swollen that only a fraction of it remains in the head of the individual pupil, and only a fraction of this abundance can find application, while on the other hand it is not adequate for the man working and earning his living in a definite field." - Adolf Hitler

"As a mode of public pedagogy, a state of permanent war needs willing subjects to abide by its values, ideology, and narratives of fear and violence. Such legitimation is largely provided through a market-driven culture addicted to the production of consumerism, militarism and organized violence, largely circulated through various registers of popular culture that extend from high fashion and Hollywood movies to the creation of violent video games and music concerts sponsored by the Pentagon." - Henry Giroux

"The policy of the emperors and the senate, as far as it concerned religion, was happily seconded by the reflections of the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord." - Edward Gibbon

"In the potential of absurdity, hiding in the disparate combination of the various different subjects which in themselves are nothing but daily items equally in the exclusive representation of a normal item taken out of their usual context , is by far the most radical - in its effect comparable to a Japanese Zen koan - paradox to be witnessed, which modern art has produced, one of the most forceful impulses that generated from it." - Antoni Tapies

"In the various states of society, armies are recruited from very different motives. Barbarians are urged by the love of war; the citizens of a free republic may be prompted by a principle of duty; the subjects, or at least the nobles, of a monarchy, are animated by a sentiment of honor; but the timid and luxurious inhabitants of a declining empire must be allured into the service by the hopes of profit, or compelled by the dread of punishment." - Edward Gibbon

"Now what else is the whole life of mortals, but a sort of comedy in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each ones part until the manager walks them off the stage?" - Desiderius Erasmus

"The term "Socialism" becomes a common label for the various theories of attack upon the principle of property, the various policies of communal control at the expense of the family and individual freedom." - Hilaire Belloc

"Various Horsemen are abroad, doing their various Apocalyptic things." - George Alec Effinger

"Well I teach in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. So that's my primary work. I lecture on various campuses and in various communities across the country and other parts of the world." - Angela Davis

"I have had the occasion to meet child actors from the '60s and '70s at various functions, and everyone's gone on to various different lives - they're real-estate agents or surfers." - Mike Lookinland

"In our society, most of us wear protective masks of various kinds and for various reasons. Very often the end result is that the masks grow to us, displacing our original characters with our assumed characters." - Clarence John Laughlin

"It always happens at the end that you're always under the gun because of various schedules and all that." - Barry Sonnenfeld

"The Council of Fashion Designers of America is a national neurotic society of creative leaders in various fields of fashion." - Oscar De La Renta

"American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it." - James Baldwin

"In Argentina at various tournaments, it's great. Every day it's full, everybody's crazy about tennis, everybody wants to play tennis." - Gabriela Sabatini

"Their various cares in one great point combine The business of their lives, that is - to dine." - Edward Young

"The most common and durable source of faction has been the various and unequal distribution of property." - James Madison

"We're merely one tree with various types, shapes and sizes of leaves that all wave differently in the breeze." - Rasheed Ogunlaru

"My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well been documented, are various other parts of my body." - Donald Trump

"While differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal." - Karl Popper

"The information that follows is taken primarily...from government hearings and reports published from various Senate and House committees." - G. Edward Griffin

"For various reasons, when people engage the Bible, they don't see very readily how it relates to their work." - David Kim

"We have a marriage of people of various cultures coming together. It's not a joke. It's real." - Stevie Wonder

"There are various ways you might define the common good, but that would be one way you could do it." - John Rawls

"I like to walk a lot and various ideas come in my mind. Many of them I discard." - Allan Loeb

"I saw a Divine Being. I'm afraid I'm going to have to revise all my various books and opinions." - Alfred Jules Ayer

"Make an amiable intermediary of an egg, which comes between the various parts of food to bring about difficult reconciliations." - Emmanuel des Essarts

"My mother was a Bohemian - in the good sense of the word. A searcher. And she investigated various religions." - Madeline Kahn

"So, Japan as a country has lost its vigor; it feels very much closed in for various reasons." - Naoto Kan

"I think it's one of the Times' problems that they haven't made it clear to readers what various formats mean." - Daniel Okrent

"I listen to a mixture of old jazz, contemporary, pop, some world beat stuff and various odds and ends." - Walter Becker

"Social psychology has, as a rule, dealt with various phases of social experience from the psychological standpoint of individual experience." - George Herbert Mead

"We are increasing our efforts to attract the right kind of foreign investors through our various agencies." - Hassanal Bolkiah

"God is One, all our lives have various and unique places in the harmony of the divine life." - Josiah Royce

"Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors." - John Ralston Saul

"Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great." - George Weinberg

"I have, on the other hand, felt ill will from various people in the industry and the press." - Rob Lowe

"I've never had a manager, and I've had various agents, and, fortunately or unfortunately, I've been blessed." - Rebecca De Mornay

"We all feel disabled in some way. We all feel imperfect. It's hard to be looked at for various reasons." - Helen Hunt

"Small minds cannot grasp great subjects." - St Jerome

"God does not rule by the consent of His subjects but by His sovereign authority. His reign extends over me whether I vote for Him or not." - R C Sproul

"The noble style immobilizes its subjects." - Mason Cooley

"In fact one frequently seemed to gather all sorts of similar information about subjects one had less than profound interest in." - David Markson

"I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft." - Bill Gates

"Sharpen your interest in two major subjects: life and people. You will only gather information from a source if you are interested in it." - Jim Rohn

"Who says we didn't have controversial subjects on TV back in my time? Remember Bonanza? It was about three guys in high heels living together" - Milton Berle

"The simplest subjects are the immortal ones." - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject." - George Washington

"I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them." - Livy

"He crams with cans of poisoned meat The subjects of the King, And when they die by thousands Why, he laughs like anything." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The more we know, the more pain we have. But because we are human beings, this must be. Otherwise we become objects rather than subjects." - Elie Wiesel

"I've always tried to be fair to my subjects. That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark, or Eisenhower." - Stephen Ambrose

"Math is one of my favorite subjects." - Macaulay Culkin

"If your subjects are eternal... they'll survive." - Elliott Erwitt

"Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects." - Arthur Keith

"There are some subjects in school that I love, but it can still feel like a chore. Acting never feels like a chore." - Sierra Mccormick

"Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection." - Lord Byron

"I like writing. It keeps my mind off grim subjects. It's therapeutic in the same way a patient in an institution is given fingerpaints." - Woody Allen

"I gradually became persuaded that the subjects, without intending to, had revealed to me a basic truth about markets that was foreign to the literature of economics." - Vernon L Smith

"I write plays about big, intense subjects." - Anna Deavere Smith

"I try to write lyrics so that they won't age, which sort of leaves you with the big subjects like death and love and sex and violence." - Florence Welch

"My best subjects were chemistry and math." - Leonard Mlodinow

"Of all the intellectual faculties, judgment is the last to mature. A child under the age of fifteen should confine its attention either to subjects like mathematics, in which errors of judgment are impossible, or to subjects in which they are not very dangerous, like languages, natural science, history, etc." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Words and sentences are subjects of revision; paragraphs and whole compositions are subjects of prevision." - Barrett Wendell

"Our obsessive focus on college schooling has blinded us to basic truths. College is a place, not a magic formula. It matters what subjects students study, and subsidies should focus on the subjects that matter the most - not to the students, but to everyone else." - Alex Tabarrok

"I've spent various periods of my career being thought of as various things, various degrees of substance and ideas." - Ben Mendelsohn

"It's linkage I'm talking about, and harmonies and structures, And all the various things that lock our wrists to the past." - Charles Wright

" is impossible for a genuine people's revolution in any country to win victory without various forms of help from the international revolutionary forces." - Mao Zedong

"In a dream, we are simply confronted with various loaded symbols, and where one is exhausted, it gives way to another." - Arthur Miller

"Democracy is not a form of government. It is a political philosophy that can be embodied in various systems of government." - John Allen Fraser

"Retracing the various episodes of one's life, one is disconcerted to discover that one was not as noble as one thought oneself at the time." - Phyllis Bentley

"Before consulting the hotheads who present various military options such as a military invasion: remember, President Reagan, Rambo only exists in the movies." - Daniel Ortega

"History is a commentary on the various and continuing incapabilities of men. What is history? History is women following behind with the bucket." - Alan Bennett

"One could construe the life of man as a great discourse in which the various people represent different parts of speech (the same might apply to states)." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Imperialism is the underlying motor of racism. The underlying reason that racism keeps on being promoted in all of its various forms." - Assata Shakur

"It is important to experiment and endlessly seek after creating the best possible flavours when preparing foods. That means not being afraid to experiment with various ingredients" - Rocco Dispirito

"My position is perfectly definite. Gravitation, motion, heat, light, electricity and chemical action are one and the same object in various forms of manifestation." - Robert Mayer

"Christ taught us truth; the Devil teaches us falsehood, and strives in every way to contradict every truth; devising various calumnies against it." - John of Kronstadt

"How can you do the right thing when you can't figure out what that is? When all you have before you are choices in various shades of wrong?" - Neal Shusterman

"What call thou solitude? Is not the earth with various living creatures, and the air replenished, and all these at thy command to come and play before thee?" - John Milton

"Thrice happy time, Best portion of the various year, in which Nature rejoyceth, smiling on her works Lovely, to full perfection wrought!" - Wendell Phillips

"Put the mind in alignment with the ten thousand radiances of enlightenment and experience them in various gradations forever. That's the total purpose of a monk." - Frederick Lenz

"We ought to have more women in various management positions, because women are the ones who decide almost everything in the home" - Ingvar Kamprad

"Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet" - Albert Einstein

"The British are apt to make merits of their stupidities, and to represent their various incapacities as points of good breeding." - George Bernard Shaw

"Various are the uses of friends, beyond all else in difficulty, but joy also looks for trust that is clear in the eyes." - Pindar

"In every sort of danger there are various ways of winning through, if one is ready to do and say anything whatever." - Socrates

"A man's acts are partly determined by spontaneous impulse, partly by the conscious and unconscious effects of the various groups to which he belongs." - Bertrand Russell

"One of the grave dangers inherent in the various stages of any theatrical career-whether it be budding, quiescent or diminishing-is the advice of friends." - Moss Hart

"All delusions begin in the mind. All delusions are based on various ways we're talking to ourselves and then believing what we are saying." - Adyashanti

"Today women in many countries are taking part in various types of movements of protest, some of which are serious struggles for economic and social emancipation ." - Kumari Jayawardena

"My first two records were more energetic; Phantom Moon is subtle, quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected" - Duncan Sheik

"My poems are more my silence than my speech. Just as music is a kind of quiet. Sounds are needed only to unveil the various layers of silence." - Anna Kamienska

"ETHNOLOGY, n. The science that treats of the various tribes of Man, as robbers, thieves, swindlers, dunces, lunatics, idiots and ethnologists." - Ambrose Bierce

"It was as familiar to me as a song I'd been hearing my whole life, covered by various people but the basic tune the same." - Sarah Dessen

"Home has become such a scattered, damaged, various concept in our present travails. There is so much to yearn for. There are so few rainbows any more." - Salman Rushdie

"It is important to experiment and endlessly seek after creating the best possible flavours when preparing foods. That means not being afraid to experiment with various ingredients" - Rocco Dispirito



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