Quotes: strengthening

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  • Ban Ki-moon
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    Although more than 500 million maritime containers move around the world each year, accounting for 90 per cent of international trade, only 2 per cent are inspected. Strengthening customs and immigration systems is essential.
  • Ban Ki-moon
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    Border strengthening is effective, but not if done in isolation. We also need to give priority to establishing public institutions that deliver a sustained level of security and justice for citizens. Border security can never come at the expense of migrants' rights. Nor can it be used to legitimize inhumane treatment.
  • Ban Ki-moon
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    By strengthening the three pillars of the United Nations - security, development and human rights - we can build a more peaceful, more prosperous and more just world for our succeeding generations.
  • Benjamin Tucker
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    Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State's destruction.
  • Brad Henry
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    For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
  • Blair Underwood
    Blair Underwood
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    It's about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.
  • Ban Ki-moon
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    My U.N. five-point plan focuses on preventing proliferation, strengthening the legal regime, and ensuring nuclear safety and security - an effort that was given good momentum by the Nuclear Security Summit held in Seoul earlier this year. The world is over-armed, and peace is underfunded.
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
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    Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing -to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    The strengthening of behavior which results from reinforcement is appropriately called conditioning. In operant conditioning we strengthen an operant in the sense of making a response more probable or, in actual fact, more frequent.
    Source: Science and Human Behavior
  • Anna Lindh
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    We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.
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