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American economist and author 1940-
Let me just try to give you sort of the intuitive one here on the stimulus funds. If you have a two-person economy - let's imagine we have two farms, and that's the whole world, just two farms. If one of those farmers gets unemployment benefits, who do you think pays for him? Am I going way over your heads today?
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
English writer and poet 1803-1873
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
American political and social activist 1936-1989
A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station, not the factory. It concentrates its energy on infiltrating and changing the image system.Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
American Poet 1878-1967
And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
French writer 1900-1944
Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated - there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
As American productivity, once the exuberant engine of national wealth, has dipped to an embarrassingly uncompetitive low, Americans have shaken their heads: the country's old work ethic is dead.
American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
Be the responsibility on their heads who raise this novel and extraordinary question of reception, going to the unconstitutional abridgment, as I conceive, of the great right of petition inherent in the People of the United States.
American screenwriter and humorist 1956-
Bond is a classic archetype character, a character that's embedded in our heads forever, one of a lone warrior setting out to avenge a nation - and you find that character across cultures.
William Carlos Williams
American poet 1883-1963
Empty pockets make empty heads.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-1993
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
American writer 1900-1949
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
God's providence is on the side of clear heads.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off.
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