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My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA.
- Jack Higgins

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such
a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent."
I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow,
but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould

For me, this world of questions and the provisional,
this chase after an answer that was always put off to the next day,
all that was euphoric.
I lived in the future.
- Francois Jacob

In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony,
Texans first established a provisional government in
1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
- Michael McCaul

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We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary
Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony
of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary
bloodshed in the population.
- Duong Van Minh

In this context, social consensus, and institutions
that embody this consensus,
must be made effective in order for democratization
not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish
an anti-democratic regime.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity,
order, meaning, structure, rationality:
they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have,
and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.
- A. R. Ammons

 

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

Democracy divides people into workers and loafers.
It makes no provision for those who have no time to work.
- Karl Kraus

Education is the best provision for old age.
- Aristotle

Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads,
and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are
both surrounded by enemies.
- James Stephens

Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any
law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution.
- John Ashcroft

Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's
foreign assets among the Allies.
- James F. Byrnes

Theology made no provision for evolution.
The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all!
Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
- E. O. Wilson

This self-love is the instrument of our preservation;
it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind:
it is necessary,
it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure,
and we must conceal it.
- Voltaire

When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned
that it would become a huge,
unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees.
As TSA has grown larger, more impersonal,
and administratively top-heavy, I believe it is important
that airports across the country consider utilizing
the opt-out provision provided by law.
- John Mica

Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education.
To this end, liberal and permanent provision should
be made for the support of free schools by the State governments,
and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

The American people are going to judge the majority party here today.
If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows
this provision to be stricken,
they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country.
- Norm Dicks

In our nature, however, there is a provision,
alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should
never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture,
but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

I am outraged that a House member has tried through
this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality
of individual Americans' tax returns.
There is no reason for this measure,
and this last-minute act violates all principles of
judgment and common sense.
- John Warner

And that's really what's happening in this country
is a violation of the First Commandment.
We have become a country entrenched in idolatry,
and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government.
We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection
and our provision and for our daily bread,
not for our government.
- Sharron Angle

Every state has not only the right but the duty to
make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best,
providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state.
- Lester B. Pearson

The notion that Congress can change the meaning given
a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive
of the function of judicial review;
and it is not the less so because the Court promises
to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left.
- Robert Bork

I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone
seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors.
This is false.
The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights
is that no professor should be hired or fired because
of his or her political views.
I have never myself called for the firing of any professor
for his or her political views,
nor would I. - David Horowitz

I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions,
in which one part was based on collective provision,
but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional,
personal plan.
- Jacques Delors

One of the gaps in our international development efforts
is the provision of global public goods -
that is,
goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own,
such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security.
- Anna Lindh

The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show
why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives,
and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.
- Ernst Mach

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent,
and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
- Alexander Hamilton

Both camels are dead and our provisions are done.
- William John Wills

We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money,
which we paid for the liquor, would have bought;
so after all it proved a very profitable investment.
- Buffalo Bill

All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring
or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
- Earl Warren

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the
provisions against danger,
real or imagined, from abroad.
- James Madison

Our clothes are going to pieces fast.
Send provisions as soon as possible.
- William John Wills

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty
at home is to be charged to provisions against danger,
real or pretended, from abroad.
- James Madison

Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of
the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights.
Those concerns are not supported by the facts.
- Roger Wicker

Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
- Charles Wagner

It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at
home is to be charged to the provisions against danger,
real or pretended, from abroad.
- James Madison

If the provisions of the constitution be not upheld
when they pinch as well as when they comfort,
they may as well be abandoned.
- George Sutherland

I voted for the Deficit Reduction Package with significant
heartburn over the student aid provisions.
- Bob Inglis

The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an
indestructible union disposed of indestructible States.
- Salmon Portland Chase

Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired;
the fatigue party,
well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be,
often finds itself short of provisions.
- Patrick MacGill

In addition to the clean coal provisions,
the energy conference agreement contains provisions
instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
- Jerry Costello

I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law,
prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies,
and more especially the supplying of them with arms,
ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever.
- William Shirley

It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions
that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species.
It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is
99 percent about protecting critical habitat.
- Jim Saxton

The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that
the United States has the infrastructure necessary
to meet energy needs through future decades,
easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets,
and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers.
- Ron Lewis

They must therefore not spoil Alexander's undertaking,
especially when they were almost at the close of their toils,
and were, moreover, no longer in any difficulty about
provisions on their coasting cruise.
- Arrian

Among the many important provisions in the energy bill
are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs,
increased oil production, blackout protection,
controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural
gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks.
- Paul Gillmor

Last year, the Assembly of the League,
as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations,
further limited and clarified all the provisions of
the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions.
- Hjalmar Branting

At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup,
our security provisions will ensure the greatest level
of protection possible for all those participating -
both inside and outside the stadiums.
- Franz Beckenbauer

New planted Colonies are generally attended with a
Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved
Staple and Product of the Country,
as well as all the Provisions their Families spend.
- John Lawson

But beyond the hysteria of phantom death panels,
where is the abomination? Show me the provisions that will hurt consumers,
because if you think a $110 billion a year tax break
for working-class Americans to buy private health insurance
is a government takeover,
I welcome the debate.
- Jim McDermott

The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports
on actions taken based on provisions of the act.
In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation
of an individual's civil liberties -
a total of zero -
had taken place since the act was instituted.
- Jo Bonner

Each State has its own health insurance mandates,
and some of them are good, but there are about 1,800
of them all across the Nation,
including provisions for acupuncturists,
massage therapists, and hair replacements.
- Timothy Murphy

My conviction of the necessity of further legislative
provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of
the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures
best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects
have been already submitted to you.
- Martin Van Buren

One way we gave small businesses more money to invest
was by extending tax provisions on expensing.
This allows businesses to immediately write off things like equipment,
without being burdened by depreciation requirements.
- Dennis Hastert

Every American, regardless of their background,
has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion.
Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will
reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone
our basic Constitutional rights.
- Pete Stark

I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up.
I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain.
I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions.
Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire,
a record player and peace.
- Linda McCartney

The privatization law draft was recently released and
I believe that very soon we will start applying it,
of course taking into consideration the provisions
of UNMIK (United Nations Mission in Kosovo).
- Ibrahim Rugova

Over the past two years, the House has passed more
than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy
and expanding opportunities for American workers.
The tax relief provisions in this package have been
an important part of our pro-growth agenda.
- Roger Wicker

What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is
the harm of doing our job as legislators and making
sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community
with these provisions that do not make any sense?
- Russ Feingold

Unsolicited Advice Is Always Meddling.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank


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