Quotes: allowed

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  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.
  • Ben Schwartz
    Ben Schwartz
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    The perfect thing for me is to be on something I love, where I'm doing it and have enough money not to be poor, and I'm allowed to go on vacation.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    The right of such control is already admitted by the State Socialists, though they maintain that, as a matter of fact, the individual would be allowed a much larger liberty than he now enjoys.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
    Maya Angelou
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    The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
  • The thing with drama is you're allowed to invent people who are maybe slightly better than real people.
  • Bernadine Dohrn
    Bernadine Dohrn
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    There are plenty of mothers who should not be allowed to raise their children.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
    Dorothea Brande
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    There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow.
  • Beth Brooke
    Beth Brooke
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    There's no doubt about it that my participation in sports allowed me to compete in the business world in a very gender-neutral way.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    To fulfill a dream to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.
    Source: The lonely life: an autobiography
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
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    Was a break with the past to recover the past. We were trying to deny we had an Indian and a black and a Spanish past. The Mexican Revolution accepted all heritages. It allowed Mexico to be mestizo.
    Source: Quoted in Anne-Marie OConnor, Novelist Carlos Fuentes confronts mortality and his countrys future, Los Angeles Times, 26 April 2006
  • Barbara Lee
    Barbara Lee
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    We all agree that we've got to bring these terrorists to justice and to make sure that they're never allowed to perpetrate such an evil act as they did. And so all of us are dealing with that. We know that the President has the authority to go to war under the War Powers Act.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
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    We have allowed a situation to develop in which it is legal for a multibillion dollar industry to own, wholly and in perpetuity, the intimate and personal details of children.
  • Adolf Galland
    Adolf Galland
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    We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters - as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few.