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First president of the US 1732-1799
I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked…
American politician 1971-
Whether you voted for him or not, whether you supported the new leaders of Congress or not, they're our president, they're our Congress, they need our prayers, they need our support.Source: Chicago Tribune, published November 22, 2008
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
A bad cause will never be supported by bad means and bad men.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A metaphysician is one who, when you remark that twice two makes four, demands to know what you mean by twice, what by two, what by makes, and what by four. For asking such questions metaphysicians are supported in oriental luxury in the universities, and respected as educated and intelligent men.
American politician 1961-
As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future.
American politician 1940-
Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
For all I know we may be visited by a different extraterrestrial civilization every second Tuesday, but there's no support for this appealing idea. The extraordinary claims are not supported by extraordinary evidence.Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 7 min 25 sec
American politician 1940-
For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.
Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
British princess 1961-1997
I felt compelled to perform - to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they weren’t aware how much it carried me through.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along.
German professional footballer 1984-
I'm so happy that I was able to make it to 120 games for Germany; 175 games would have been possible. I've had many great moments, but particularly the way the fans supported me and the road to the final in Rio.
American actress 1933-
I've always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
American jazz singer 1929-1998
If it wasn't for [pimps, prostitutes, hustlers, gangsters, and gamblers] there wouldn't be no jazz! They supported the club owners who bought the music. It wasn't the middle-class people who said Let's go hear Charlie Parker tonight.
Carrie Chapman Catt
American women's suffrage leader 1859-1947
No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
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