Quotes by extend
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American statesman, 39e President 1924-
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.Source: Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
British movie maker, artist, writer 1942-
An orgasm joins you to the past. Its timelessness becomes the brotherhood; the brethren are lovers; they extend the ''family.'' I share that sexuality. It was then, is now and will be in the future.
Roman poet 70-19 BC
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.
American politician 1961-
In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
American economist 1926-
In general, corruption tends to exist whenever governments have favors to extend, or something to sell.Source: The Age of Turbulence (2008) p.275
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-1978
It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea.
African-American almanac author, and surveyor
It is the indispensable duty of those, who maintain for themselves the rights of human nature, and who possess the obligations of Christianity, to extend their power and influence to the relief of every part of the human race...
Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries. Only in proportion as we are desirous of living more do we really live.
American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
President Obama's respect for the Constitution does not extend to freedom of religion - his administration has forced religious businessowners to pay for insurance plans that cover activities in violation of religious precepts.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people.
French writer 1802-1885
To rescue from oblivion even a fragment of a language which men have used and which is in danger of being lost - that is to say, one of the elements, whether good or bad, which have shaped and complicated civilization - is to extend the scope of social observation and to serve civilization.
Israeli general and politician 1928-2014
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 AM, be there at 10:45. When you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. Whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. Start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. News will soon get around that you are a person of your word.