Quotes: emphasis

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...in our society... this has now become a propagandist system in which emphasis is put on the future... the ideology against which the young people of the 1950's and 1960's rebelled. Future preference: plan; study hard; save.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    Another aspect of the nineteenth century propaganda system is the increasing emphasis upon material desires.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    Certainly we can end racism with love. We can demand that the federal government change its emphasis on racial distinction.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
  • Bram Cohen
    Bram Cohen
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    Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
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    Here's an idea: How about just 'Americans?' That has a nice ring to it, if you ask me. Placing undue emphasis on our 'separateness' is a step backward. Bring back the melting pot.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
  • I think that the enormous emphasis on violence and sex, and in particular violent sex, may not make rapists of us all, but it predisposes us to accept a kind of world in which these things happen.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
    Carl Sandburg
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    In the average newspaper there is not a complete suppression of stories that the sacred cows don't want printed. But rather what happens is that the stories get printed with stresses, colorations and emphasis that favor the sacred cows.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
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    In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.
  • H. P. Lovecraft
    H. P. Lovecraft
    American writer 1890-1937
    H. P. Lovecraft
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    In writing a weird story, I always try very carefully to achieve the right mood and atmosphere and place the emphasis where it belongs.
  • Buddy Rice
    Buddy Rice
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    Mile tracks put more emphasis on the driver. On the longer tracks, you can drive flat out all the way around, so it's more of an engineering exercise. On a mile, you can't run flat out. You're constantly in traffic, there's more driver involvement.
  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
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    Our emphasis on political coverage from the day we were born here was well-founded, and we believe there were opportunities there that we could do it in a more interesting, appealing and balanced way.
  • Tom Stoppard
    Tom Stoppard
    Czech Playwright 1937-
    Tom Stoppard
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    Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
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