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It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress.
~By Mark Twain ~


In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
~By Michael Musto ~


While we were at work there came nine or 10 of the natives to a small hill a little way from us, and stood there menacing and threatening of us, and making a great noise. At last one of them came towards us, and the rest followed at a distance.
~By William Dampier ~


If we don't continue to pursue alternative, emissions-free energy sources like nuclear fuel, we are at risk of increasing our dependence on costly natural gas.
~By Judy Biggert ~


Those are fun, especially if they're going to shoot them in four weeks, because you know they're not going to mess with anything you do, so it can be very imaginative.
~By John Sayles ~


Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
~By Abba Eban ~


Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
~By Margot Asquith ~


Dissent is the native activity of the scientist, and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years. But if that is cut off, what is left will not be a scientist. And I doubt whether it will be a man.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


The southward advance of native African farmers with Central African crops halted in Natal, beyond which Central African crops couldn't grow - with enormous consequences for the recent history of South Africa.
~By Jared Diamond ~


Some Native American writers enjoy being called Native American writers.
~By Toni Morrison ~


The native American has been generally despised by his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity.
~By Charles Eastman ~


We have to stress our conservative credentials and emphasize that we are the natural, national alternative to the Liberals. Clearly the Alliance has shown it can't break out of its Western box. The Alliance is at single-digit support in three quarters of the country.
~By Peter MacKay ~


It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


As contemporary history reminds us we are human to the extent that we are able to chose between alternatives.
~By John G. D. Clark ~


Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


One of Netscape's main attractions to customers from Day One is that we provide alternatives. And that's cherished by many customers - certainly not all.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Instead of kids just hearing about beads and baskets and fringe, and about what 'was' and 'were,' we present Native American culture as a living contemporary culture.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


But one day, when I was still young, I was parted from my family and left my native country. I hunted and searched for music, and destiny turned me into the object of my hunt. The circumstances of life became my 'antlers' and prevented me from returning home.
~By Georg Solti ~


Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.
~By Jerome S. Bruner ~


Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy.
~By Rick Renzi ~


In this context the British and Irish governments will have to promote a new, imaginative and dynamic alternative in which both governments will share power in the north.
~By Gerry Adams ~


People are different. People choose different criteria. But if there is a better way among many alternatives, I want to encourage that way by making it comfortable. So that's what I've tried to do.
~By Yukihiro Matsumoto ~


Children are so creative and imaginative that they just bring you to life all over again.
~By Moira Kelly ~


It's not difficult in South Africa for the ordinary person to see the link between capitalism and racist exploitation, and when one sees the link one immediately thinks in terms of a socialist alternative.
~By Joe Slovo ~


Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives, but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples are struggling for the same piece of land.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


And Americans realized that native people are still here, that they have a moral standing, a legal standing.
~By Dennis Banks ~


There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
~By Michael Korda ~


I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees - just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it.
~By Sean Bean ~


People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality.
~By Henry Reed ~


Democrats have laid out a program that, if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years, and create a new economy especially for those in rural America. Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and provides energy assistance for those in need.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


When you have two alternatives, the first thing you have to do is to look for the third that you didn't think about, that doesn't exist.
~By Shimon Peres ~


Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
~By Robert Frank ~


The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures.
~By Stewart Udall ~


On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses.
~By William Bligh ~


Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


I haven't spoken English with native speakers in several months. I've been speaking Arabic.
~By John Walker Lindh ~


Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt - in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure - to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration which is fair to both white and black.
~By Harry Oppenheimer ~


God is only a great imaginative experience.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


We should increase our development of alternative fuels, taking advantage of renewable resources, like using corn and sugar to produce ethanol or soybeans to produce biodiesel.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren't exposed to creative music.
~By Charlie Haden ~


I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
~By Sally Kempton ~


Unimaginative people are spared quite a lot. They're often much happier, because they don't go through all the variety of conceptions of the person they love.
~By Mary Wesley ~


The thing that makes me happiest about Simpsons Illustrated are all the drawings that we get from readers. I wish we could print them all. They're really imaginative. They show a lot of hard work.
~By Matt Groening ~


I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.
~By Connie Willis ~


First of all, I can't forget my first responsibility - which is to be the Leader of the Opposition and that's to provide an alternative government.
~By Stephen Harper ~


I'm one who demands a lot from people. I'm not afraid to look at alternative ways in city government. That's what I've done in my two years and will continue to do in the next four.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


And you see many people just turning away from these channels of mass media, and they're just turning in to alternative providers, because they just see what's happening.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not.
~By Ron Kind ~


And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
~By Joe Baca ~


Be careful: they have arms, and no alternatives.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


I do like beer, but lately I've started drinking non-alcoholic beer and I like the taste of it and I don't get the alcohol, so that's a good alternative also.
~By Mike Ditka ~


In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.
~By Robert Orben ~


Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science.
~By Paul Nurse ~


Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands.
~By Jared Diamond ~


That's one of the most exciting things about Michigan's future. We need to, we must capitalize on our alternative-energy vehicles that we can produce right here.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
~By George Santayana ~


Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things, are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil, select by the action of a peculiar mechanism, different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated.
~By Angela Davis ~


I have a high regard for Native languages and the pivotal role they have played in our nation's history.
~By Rick Renzi ~


Italy is definitely where I feel most at home, or alternatively, living in total wilderness, in the bush in Australia.
~By Noah Taylor ~


The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that lurks somewhere in every native of the island.
~By John Millington Synge ~


There was a very convincing argument made that the extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority, therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative.
~By Joichi Ito ~


Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time the words of Native people from the West.
~By Dennis Banks ~


The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts.
~By John Russell ~


It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


No funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.
~By Jerry Weller ~


In Hungary all native music, in its origin, is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant.
~By Manfred Eigen ~


The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


The name Crow was inspired by a number of things. I thought it would be cool to have a robot with sort of a Native American feel to it.
~By Joel Hodgson ~


As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.
~By Cecil Rhodes ~


Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
~By Herman Wouk ~


With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
~By Studs Terkel ~


Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should be to help our fellow human beings. The debate on this issue has, unfortunately, moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly moral alternatives exist.
~By Jim Ryun ~


Free is not an alternative. My company did not turn a profit last year.
~By Howard Stringer ~


The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done. The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being.
~By William Hurt ~


If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder.
~By Richard Francis Burton ~


Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
~By Daniel Boone ~


We cannot therefore say that mental acts contain a cognitive as well as a conative element.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


To be successful in my native France, where people speak the same language and understand me, is nothing.
~By Edith Piaf ~


The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
~By Henrik Ibsen ~

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July 19 ,2024
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