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British Broadcaster 1903-1990
Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
Abba Goold Woolson
A majority of women seem to consider themselves sent into the world for the sole purpose of displaying dry goods, and it is only when acting the part of an animated milliner's block that they feel they are performing their appropriate mission.
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.Source: On War (1832)
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.
Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
I am going to be working on bathroom fittings for a company in the USA, and then I thought it was appropriate to simplify the fittings and, thus, lowering the cost.
American military historian and author 1955-
I, like most of my friends, couldn't believe I bought a mountain called Misery Mountain, because it was so appropriate.
In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.
American lawyer and politician 1957-
It's appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them.
Irish actress, producer and former 1979-
Many children with cancer in the developing world can be cured. But without appropriate treatment, few survive.
American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
Many of the people that you lay off will have closer relationships with the people who stay than you do, so treat them with an appropriate level of respect.
English writer 1709-1784
Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavors to appropriate the esteem or fondness of the parents, and the parents, with yet less temptation, betray each other to their children.
Danish computer scientist 1950-
People who passionately want to believe that the world is basically simple react to this with a fury that goes beyond what I consider appropriate for discussing a programming language.
American author and political activist 1941-
Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an ''ethic.''
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