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Yiddish author and playwright 1859-1916
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.
American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
As an actor, you can steer a scene in another direction by playing it a little differently. And honestly? I like being an actor, and I want to keep having a career.
American country music singer, actor, and businessman 1928-2010
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.
American politician, and author 1951-
The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972
The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
American musician 1947-2017
'Enlightened Rogues' we made like the earlier ones: whatever tune came up, whatever direction it went in, that's the way it went. That's what we'll always do. I think if we ever stop doin' that, we ought to quit.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
A stop sign is a gift for you to learn that moving in the same direction won't take you any place new.
American journalist 1934-
America's corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they're privatizing democracy. All the benefits - the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
English writer 1894-1963
At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
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