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  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Thai King 1927-2016
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    Asking for a royally appointed prime minister is undemocratic. It is, pardon me, a mess. It is irrational.
  • Arthur Hertzberg
    Arthur Hertzberg
    Jewish-American scholar and activist 1921-2006
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    But, I know enough people in that court, through the years, to know one thing: There's always somebody who surprises you, who rises above what they thought they appointed him for, and stays with the separation of powers, and with the right of the law to decide.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the uni- verse and are appointed by Heaven.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    For many years I was a self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms and did my duty faithfully, though I never received payment for it.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace Pilgrim
    American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
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    My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within.
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
    American politician and lawyer 1954-
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    My wife and daughters work. My campaign manager in 2005 was a working mother. I appointed 5 women to my senior staff as Attorney General.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
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    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. [The Motto Of The U.S. Postal Service]
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
    American writer, author and journalist 1953-
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    Nobody with an IQ higher than emergency-room temperature could ever believe that 'death panels' would be appointed to nudge the elderly toward euthanasia. Yet for idle entertainment, it's hard to beat Sarah Palin's ignorant nattering on the subject.
  • Bella Abzug
    Bella Abzug
    American lawyer and politician 1920-1998
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    Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel.
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
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    Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don't seem to see this.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
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