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I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?

This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.

I chose Sony Classics not just because of their practical experience not just because of their wisdom in marketing but mainly because of their integrity.

As an instrument for practical action law is responsive to the wisdom of its time which may be wrong but it carries forward sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion a memory of received values.

Novels are the Socratic dialogues of our time. Practical wisdom fled from school wisdom into this liberal form.

Excellence then is a state concerned with choice lying in a mean relative to us this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.

You might hold an ethical position that it's wrong to lie but if you have plans for a war in Iraq and you want to keep them secret for practical reasons - to reduce casualties perhaps - and someone asks you about those plans you may need to lie for a 'good' outcome.

More than an end to war we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes an end to this brutal inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.

The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice for the mind mathematical and practical Truth for the body the Quintessence a combination of light and gold.

Reporters used to be blue-collar at the Globe now it's practically required that you have a trust fund.

You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out practically.

If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political economic and social democracy a practical reality we shall not fail.

When you're a kid I think you want to be a film star. And I'm not as enamoured with that any more. The reality of that life is a lot of travel and a lot of being away which is impractical because I have four children so I don't want to be away that much not the other side of the world away.

Travel aesthetics should be just as comfortable and practical as they are fashionable.

I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: 'Checkout Time is 18 years.'

Social networking technology didn't really exist until 2004-2005. I had the idea to use this technology to bridge this gap between a general interest in addressing social issues and the practical action.

The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies.

But as a practical matter Detroit's the sports city in the country.

It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.

We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.

Science fiction has its own history its own legacy of what's been done what's been superseded what's so much part of the furniture it's practically part of the fabric now what's become no more than a joke... and so on. It's just plain foolish as well as comically arrogant to ignore all this to fail to do the most basic research.

Well logos is science or reason something that helps us to function practically and effectively in the world and it must therefore be closely in tune and reflect accurately the realities of the world around us.

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit either in science or in practical life.