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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
American writer and publisher 1859-1915
Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
American politician 1954-
Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
American actor 1882-1942
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
Irish writer 1852-1933
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
American politician, and author 1951-
The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-1985
The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
American actor 1959-
'Restoring' is a very arrogant concept. If you're taking a house from 1812, do you restore it to how it looked the day after it was built, or restore it to the way it looked in 1828, or the way it looked in 1872? Do the minimum to stop it from falling apart, and then get away.
American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
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