Quotes: levels

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...controls on behavior shift from the intermediate levels of human experience (social, emotional and religious) to the lower (military and political) or to the upper (ideological). They become the externalized controls of a mature society: weapons, bureaucracies, material rewards, or ideology.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...empires and civilizations do not collapse because of deficiencies on the military or the political levels.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...the levels of culture, the aspects of society: military, political, economic, social, emotional, religious, and intellectual. Those are your basic human needs....they are arranged in evolutionary sequence.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    After all the black man has been through in this world, he can still often reach levels of spirituality the most pampered white man cannot touch. Maybe what he's been through is the reason why.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
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    And let the Fed sell bonds to bring bank reserves back down to required reserve levels, so we have restraint on bank lending and bank issuances of liability.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change, in some regions, has aggravated conflict over scarce land, and could well trigger large-scale migration in the decades ahead. And rising sea levels put at risk the very survival of all small island states. These and other implications for peace and security have implications for the United Nations itself.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues - including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    During the Great Depression, levels of crime actually dropped. During the 1920s, when life was free and easy, so was crime. During the 1930s, when the entire American economy fell into a government-owned alligator moat, crime was nearly non-existent. During the 1950s and 1960s, when the economy was excellent, crime rose again.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    Going public today is fraught with peril on many levels. One is earnings guidance. If you miss guidance, the stock price becomes very volatile. Short sellers can put a tremendous downward pressure on the stock.
  • Have you ever played a video game that didn't have escalating levels of difficulty? Well, life can feel like play, too, when we purposefully engage in activities that demand we test and develop our skills.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    High levels of homeownership have been shown to foster greater involvement in school and civic organizations, higher graduation rates, and greater neighborhood stability.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Hillary Clinton is listening to the scientists who tell us that - unless we act boldly and transform our energy system in the very near future - there will be more drought, more floods, more acidification of the oceans, more rising sea levels.
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