Quotes by stake

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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's house is in flames.
  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    From the standpoint of democratic legitimacy, it's a problem if half the electorate, or close to it, declines to vote, not least because they may not feel much of a stake in the whole process.
  • Kriyananda
    Kriyananda
    Romanian-born religious leader (born James Donald Walters) 1926-2013
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    Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
  • Brendan Behan
    Brendan Behan
    Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
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    If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interest are at stake.
  • Billy Crudup
    Billy Crudup
    American actor 1968-
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    Interest in certain themes doesn't mandate a personal stake or personal experience of those themes. I've killed people in plays, but no one asks me what it's like to kill people.
  • Bille August
    Bille August
    Danish director, screenwriter, and cinematographer 1948-
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    It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    It was always foolhardy for Republicans and conservatives to stake their objections to Obamacare on the number of sign-ups; Social Security is going bankrupt despite 100% enrollment. The reality is that Obama was always destined to hit his required numbers because, after all, he has the power of government to compel action.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.
  • Arthur C. Brooks
    Arthur C. Brooks
    American social scientist and musician 1964-
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    The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    The burden for achieving disarmament cannot be borne by peace groups alone. Everybody, regardless of age, income, profession, gender or nationality, has a stake in this quest.
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