quote: Everyone related to me in my circle was from church: church friends, church school, church activities. All my friends weren't allowed to watch MTV or go to PG-13 movies or listen to the radio, so I didn't really know anything different. That's how I was raised.

quote: The United Nations will be at the heart of our international activities. France will assume its full responsibilities at the Security Council by putting its status at the service of peace, respect for human rights and development.

quote: Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth.

quote: When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!

quote: Each day as I travel through downtown Tucson, I am amazed at how quickly the most ancient of human behaviors have changed. For as long as there have been Homo sapiens - roughly 200,000 years - people have filled their lives principally with two activities: talking directly with other people, and doing physical things.

quote: From our perspective, trying to deal with this continuing campaign of terror, if you will, the war on terror that we're engaged in, this is a continuing enterprise. The people that were involved in some of those activities before 9/11 are still out there.

quote: The best man in his dwelling loves the earth. In his heart, he loves what is profound. In his associations, he loves humanity. In his words, he loves faithfulness. In government, he loves order. In handling affairs, he loves competence. In his activities, he loves timeliness. It is because he does not compete that he is without reproach.

quote: Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.

quote: The quality of life is determined by its activities.

quote: Grades are a problem. On the most general level, they're an explicit acknowledgment that what you're doing is insufficiently interesting or rewarding for you to do it on your own. Nobody ever gave you a grade for learning how to play, how to ride a bicycle, or how to kiss. One of the best ways to destroy love for any of these activities would be through the use of grades, and the coercion and judgment they represent. Grades are a cudgel to bludgeon the unwilling into doing what they don't want to do, an important instr

quote: Taking the State wherever found, striking into its history at any point, one sees no way to differentiate the activities of its founders, administrators and beneficiaries from those of a professional-criminal class.

quote: Mass evangelism undoubtedly has its place; parochial missions can make their contribution; a specially gifted evangelist can proclaim his message; the specialist Christian can make his contribution in factory, in politics and in teaching; all these are genuine contributions to the evangelistic activity of the Christian Church: but in the last analysis it is the worshipping community, that part of the Body of Christ that worships, lives and proclaims the Gospel in all its activities in any given neighborhood, which is t

quote: The purifying worth of prayer consists in the increasing contrast which it sets up between the holy God and the creature; subordinating that creature's fugitive activities and desires to the standard set by this solemn apprehension of Reality.

quote: I've said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!

quote: The manager with the in basket problem does not yet understand that he must discipline himself to take care of activities that fail to excite him.

quote: Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.

quote: The De Beers brand will be at the heart of our growing jewelry activities.

quote: The kids were terrific. They were excited about the activities, they learned so much and they made a lot of connections about what they are learning in the classroom.

quote: We're making the best use of the space we have. We're able to adjust the programs and activities to meet needs.

quote: A lot of our fugitive dust problems arise when it gets very windy. What we have seen is when we see those dust storms, it's usually due to man-made activities, like construction.

quote: Much of what they do there is discharge planning, trying to get patients back out in the community. Patients do leave the facility and go out on discharge sorts of activities. That's when many of those have occurred.

quote: We're certainly aiming for that but it's hard to crystal-ball it. At the moment it's very encouraging because he's not feeling much [pain] at all in everyday activities, which he did before.

quote: The employment numbers are pretty decent. But the concern I have is that two of the sectors showing the most strength construction and financial activities are very interest-rate sensitive.

quote: Iran is ready to provide any guarantees that our nuclear activities are not geared toward nuclear weapon production.

quote: We did receive yesterday a letter from the Competition Bureau of Canada stating that it has begun an investigation into the activities of carriers that are engaged in the provision of international air cargo services to and from Canada.

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