Quotes: allow

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  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    ''Sex'' is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
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    A bad review may spoil your breakfast, but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
  • Bill Walsh
    Bill Walsh
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    A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
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    A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    Source: Eerste wet voor robots
  • Andrew Denton
    Andrew Denton
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    Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
  • Peter Conrad
    Peter Conrad
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    All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it - an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    All these bacteria that coat our skin and live in our intestines, they fend off bad bacteria. They protect us. And you can't even digest your food without the bacteria that are in your gut. They have enzymes and proteins that allow you to metabolize foods you eat.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Allow motion to equal emotion.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
  • Bobby Scott
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    And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.
  • As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.
  • As I read, I start to form clear ideas of the characters and allow myself to be a proper conduit for this author's voice so that you will feel you have been on a seductive audio journey.
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