Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The successful Accelerated Reader is able to read larger than normal blocks or bites of the printed page with each eye stop. He has accepted, without reservation, the philosophy that the most important benefit of reading is the gaining of information, ideas, mental picture and entertainment-not the fretting over words. He has come to the realization that words in and of themselves are for the most part insignificant.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian dietMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means; draw it all out, and hold him to it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My experience has taught me, and it has become a principle with me, that it is never any benefit to give out and out, to man or woman, money, food, clothing, or anything else, if they are able-bodied and can work and earn what they need, when there is anything on earth for them to do. This is my principle and I try to act upon it. To pursue a contrary course would ruin any community in the world and make them idlers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The idea that leisure is of value in itself is only conditionally true. The average man simply spends his leisure as a dog spends it. His recreations are all puerile, and the time supposed to benefit him really only stupefies him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The coin that is most current among mankind is flattery: the only benefit of which is that by hearing what we are not, we may be instructed on what to become.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The success of this album is very much in question. Who knows where it's going to go? My being a Spice Girl is no guarantee of anything, although I hope it'll benefit the sales.More [03/20/2006 12:03:00]
I called James. He's a customer, one of our best customers actually. And I said, 'What about doing a 5K to benefit the people down there?' and he was all over it. He went to LSU. He is the draw of the race. He was on CNN [on Thursday] morning talking about the race. Everybody's been behind the cause.More [04/19/2006 12:04:00]
The great benefit of monogamy is that you get to trust the person you're with and she gets to trust you. And so much comes out of that. So whether or not men and women were meant to be monogamous -- and we can debate all the theories until we die -- I know I gain something great from it.More [04/27/2006 12:04:00]
There are certain pressures and things that change your life to a degree that, in the cost benefit analysis that constantly goes on, sometimes makes you think, 'Maybe I should just leave.'More [04/28/2006 12:04:00]
If you actively do something, it will stop making you feel like a victim and you'll start feeling like part of the solution, which is just a huge benefit to your body and your psyche.More [07/09/2006 12:07:00]
Men are wonderful. I adore them. They always give you the benefit of the doubt.More [08/17/2006 12:08:00]
I'm very old-fashioned in some ways because of my father, who thought that being a public servant was an honor. Everyone must find a capacity in which they can serve, because we all benefit from society.More [09/12/2006 12:09:00]
We have a lot of love, and when I asked myself how I could be of greatest service to my community - of maximum benefit to the people around me - it's not by hoarding what I have; it's by sharing. I came away with a commitment to raise a child, to allow the revolution to begin at home.More [10/23/2006 12:10:00]
“Star Trek's legacy of being of involved with their fans on a very direct level, is a great business model for just about any company that would benefit from that kind of contact. People really do appreciate it when you show that you respect them and that they're important to you.”More [01/26/2007 12:01:00]
Jack: There uh, isn't any arrangement is there?
Cal Hockley: No, there is. Not that you'll benefit much from it. I always win Jack, one way or another.More [03/20/2007 12:03:00]
Rachael: Do you like our owl?
Deckard: It's artificial?
Rachael: Of course it is.
Deckard: Must be expensive.
Rachael: I'm Rachael.
Rachael: It seems you feel our work is not a benefit to the public.
Deckard: Replicants are like any other machine - they're either a benefit or a hazard. If they're a benefit, it's not my problemMore [04/06/2007 12:04:00]
Ichabod Crane: We have murders in New York without benefit of ghouls and goblins.
Baltus Van Tassel: You are a long way from New York, constable.More [06/13/2007 12:06:00]
These allegations are despicable. In a time of national disaster and tragedy for anyone to seek to benefit from the suffering of others is beneath contempt, … Anyone stupid enough to do something like this is stupid enough to get caught.More [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
The second thing we are wanting in is the recognition of the principle of fraternity. What does fraternity mean? Fraternity means a sense of common brotherhood of all Indians, all Indians being one people. It is a principle that gives solidarity to social life. It is difficult thing to achieve. It seems to me that there lies a heavy duty to see that democracy does not vanish from the earth as a governing principle of human relationship. If we believe in it, we must both be true and loyal to it. We must not only be staunch in our faith in democracy but we must resolve to see that whatever we do, we do not help the enemies of democracy to uproot the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity. It follows that we must strive along with other democratic countries to maintain the basis of democratic civilization. If democracy lives we are sure to reap the benefit of it. If democracy dies it will be our doom. On that there can be no doubt.More [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
Oregon’s fishing industry is a critical part of our state’s economy, and it will benefit in many ways from this Federal support approved today, … The dollars included in this bill will also go toward improving Oregon’s tsunami readiness, while also giving a boost to our state’s cutting-edge oceanic research for the benefit of Oregon and the nation as a whole.More [07/08/2007 12:07:00]
She will face some very significant questioning, I believe, in the hearings, but she certainly deserves the benefit of the doubt.More [07/08/2007 12:07:00]
Unemployment Official: Mr. Rabbitte, you've been collecting unemployment benefit for two years. Are you trying to tell me you can't get a job?
Jimmy Rabbitte: We're a third world country - what can you do?More [07/29/2007 12:07:00]
The lifting of sanctions marks a momentous event for the people of Iraq. After more than a decade of being frozen out of the world economy, it is time for the Iraqi people to benefit from their natural resources.More [08/21/2007 12:08:00]
Robert Marshall: Ask yourselves this question; How is a person truly free until they can think and act for themselves? God gave us free will so that we could choose His love. You see, He wanted us to understand our commitment. To be grown up about it. If you ask me, "Am I Christian?", I say to you, if you strive to do good, then you're a Christian. If you don't seek to hurt or betray others, you're a Christian. If you're true to yourself and treat others as you'd have them treat you, you're a Christian. The more a person parades their Christianity for the benefit of other, the less I'm inclined to trust the Christianity they claim to bring. God tells us, true faith is the freedom to choose truth. Now, how you express that, the way, the manner, the means at your disposal, these things are of no consequence, be you Christian or Atheist - unless in your heart you are true.More [10/02/2007 12:10:00]
Willa Weston: You know what you are? You're pronoid.
Vince McCain: "Pronoid"?
Willa Weston: Mm-hmm. It means that contrary to all the available evidence, you actually think that people like you. Your perception of life is that it's one long benefit dinner in *your* honor with everybody cheering *you* on and wanting *you* to win everything. You think you're the prince, Vince.More [11/05/2007 12:11:00]
If the UCK are able to benefit by that, so be it.More [11/21/2007 12:11:00]
Rhett Butler: I've always thought a good lashing with a buggy whip would benefit you immensely.More [12/28/2007 12:12:00]
Will: Why shouldn't I work for the N.S.A.? That's a tough one, but I'll take a shot. Say I'm working at N.S.A. Somebody puts a code on my desk, something nobody else can break. Maybe I take a shot at it and maybe I break it. And I'm real happy with myself, 'cause I did my job well. But maybe that code was the location of some rebel army in North Africa or the Middle East. Once they have that location, they bomb the village where the rebels were hiding and fifteen hundred people I never met, never had a no problem with get killed. Now the politicians are sayin', "Oh, Send in the marines to secure the area" 'cause they don't give a shit. It won't be their kid over there, gettin' shot. Just like it wasn't them when their number got called, 'cause they were pullin' a tour in the National Guard. It'll be some kid from Southie takin' shrapnel in the ass. And he comes back to find that the plant he used to work at got exported to the country he just got back from. And the guy who put the shrapnel in his ass got his old job, 'cause he'll work for fifteen cents a day and no bathroom breaks. Meanwhile he realizes the only reason he was over there in the first place was so we could install a government that would sell us oil at a good price. And of course the oil companies used the skirmish over there to scare up domestic oil prices. A cute little ancillary benefit for them, but it ain't helping my buddy at two-fifty a gallon. And they're takin' their sweet time bringin' the oil back of course, and maybe even took the liberty of hiring an alcoholic skipper who likes to drink martinis and fuckin' play slalom with the icebergs, and it ain't too long 'til he hits one, spills the oil and kills all the sea life in the North Atlantic. So now my buddy's out of work and he can't afford to drive, so he's got to walk to the fuckin' job interviews, which sucks 'cause the shrapnel in his ass is givin' him chronic hemorrhoids. And meanwhile he's starvin' 'cause every time he tries to get a bite to eat the only blue plate special they're servin' is North Atlantic scrod with Quaker State. So what did I think? I'm holdin' out for somethin' better. I figure fuck it, while I'm at it why not just shoot my buddy, take his job, give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe and join the National Guard? I could be elected president.More [01/01/2008 12:01:00]
The masses don't shed their blood for the benefit of a few individuals.More [01/06/2008 12:01:00]
Pam: [Stuck in Stuntman Mike's car] If you just stop right now, you know, and, and let me out, I'll never tell anybody...
Stuntman Mike: Hey, Pam, remember when I said this car was death proof? Well, that wasn't a lie. This car is a hundred percent death proof. Only to get the benefit of it, honey, you REALLY need to be sitting in my seat.
[slams his foot onto the brake and sends Pam flying face-first into his dashboard]More [01/15/2008 12:01:00]
“None of us wants to see any fraud or waste in government spending, ... But nowhere should we be more willing to give people the benefit of the doubt than with the brave men and women who served our country.”More [02/14/2008 12:02:00]
To use for our exclusive benefit what is not ours is theft.More [03/04/2008 12:03:00]
If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.More [03/19/2008 12:03:00]
A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman, the magnetism of it is health giving. When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response, it should not take place.More [03/21/2008 12:03:00]
Marx, as we have seen, solved it by declaring capital to be a different thing from product, and maintaining that it belonged to society and should be seized by society and employed for the benefit of all alike.More [03/29/2008 12:03:00]
Dawn Campbell: Why don't you like my spots?
Marty: Honey, this look is hurting you, and it's hurting Huckabees.
Dawn Campbell: This is myself.
Marty: Then you won't speak at the benefit as yourself. That is not Huckabees.
Dawn Campbell: I am still Huckabees.
Marty: Not in that bonnet.
Dawn Campbell: It's in my eyes, Marty. It's like that story of the cave.
Marty: What in God's name is happening to you? We trusted you. We took care of you. We made you into a national icon. Pulled you out of a mall. Eh, you've been given everything by Huckabees.
Dawn Campbell: Fuck-a-bees!More [04/07/2008 12:04:00]
And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union.More [05/14/2008 12:05:00]
Penny Hale: This is a benefit for Uncle Sam.
Reporter: Uncle Sam?
Penny Hale: Yes. Samuel G. Henshaw. He's in a bad way, you know.
Reporter: Samuel G. Henshaw is in a bad way?
Penny Hale: Yes. There's a slump, and everyone's hanging on his neck.More [05/17/2008 12:05:00]
Rabbi Jacob "Jake" Schram: You're gonna benefit from this!More [05/25/2008 12:05:00]
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.More [08/09/2008 12:08:00]
I'm tired of dancing with you while you screw your face out of shape for the benefit of every dame, while I go home with an old relic because I can't afford to go home without him.
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You know, it's customary up here, Mrs. Blake, for everyone to pitch in and do their share. You've been with us for two days and up to now done nothing but sit around and look nasty. Can you cook?
Yes, I'm considered a very excellent cook.
How about giving these beans the benefit of your talent.
I'll do nothing to help you! I'm your prisoner, and since you seem to want me with you, you'll take care of me.
Want you? We just had an attack of insanity and decided to keep you from committing suicide. A very bad idea, come to think of it.
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Dr. Henryk Savaard:
Think of it! The Edison or Pasteur of tomorrow need not die merely because his heart is worn out. We'll give him a new heart taken perhaps from the body of a young man who's been killed in a automobile accident. And our great genius is awakened to another sixty years of useful life! You ask me if that's a benefit to mankind? I answer it's the gift of eternal life! But whether man's wise enough or old enouh to receive such a gift, I don't know. I don't know!
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Looting, arson, murder - it's going on all over this territory. Immigrants crossing our borders are being attacked and slaughtered. My stages are beind held up almost every run. No man's life or property is safe and not a hand is being raised to put a stop to it!
Randolph Meredith [Ch.1]:
It can't be stopped - as long as we have no organized law enforcement in this territory. That's why my paper has been hammering on the benefit that statehood would bring us.
Well, that's our answer. I'm marshal here, but my authority ends at the edge of town. There's no one to fight the outlaws outside the township unless he's got nerve enough to do it on his own hook - like the Black Whip!
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[in charge of operetta to benefit the club she and Ethel are in, which doesn't know that there is no money in its account because Lucy has been borrowing from it] Well, we could save money by writing the operetta ourselves.
We? Who's we?
We is Ethel Romberg and Lucy Friml, that's who we is.
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It is the giver who receives the benefit of the gift, my son.
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Darling, no one lets a woman marry or even talks her into it. I made up my mind weeks ago to marry Elliott. And there's no law that says I can't do what I want, and also benefit by it.
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