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Reason Always

No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Freedom Never

Freedom is never given; it is won.

- A. Philip Randolph

Process Religious

Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.

- A. Philip Randolph

Justice Never

Justice is never given; it is exacted.

- A. Philip Randolph

Lazy Question

Cinema seats make people lazy. They expect to be given all the information. But for me, question marks are the punctuation of life.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Nation Could

No nation has embraced Total Quality Management, e-commerce and e-government with greater enthusiasm than Dubai. Such innovations have given Dubai a competitive edge and an accelerated growth rate that few could match.

- Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Love Grateful

No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation.

- Abdul Qadeer Khan

Development Priority

We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.

- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Play Here

We have been given a role to play. We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here, so the people who are Muslims there would understand what the role of Islam is.

- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Bible Islamic

As to women, the Islamic faith has given women rights that are equal to or more than the rights given them in the Old Testament and the Bible.

- Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Digital Large

I'm a believer. I'm one of the few standing before you today from a large financial services company that has not given up on digital currencies.

- Abigail Johnson

Truth Firm Believer

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

- Abraham Lincoln

Over Been

I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.

- Abu Bakr

About Downside

A little-appreciated downside of the technology revolution is that, mainly without thinking about it, we have given up 'locational privacy.'

- Adam Cohen

Chance Data

When locational information is collected, people should be given advance notice and a chance to opt out. Data should be erased as soon as its main purpose is met.

- Adam Cohen

Treatment Deny

If apes are given the right to humane treatment, it just might become harder to deny that same right to their human cousins.

- Adam Cohen

Someone License

There's something really exciting about playing someone where you're given license to be unpredictable.

- Adam Driver

Over Idle

Amazon has suffered quarters-long profit droughts. Alphabet has given its investors agita over profligate spending on non-core products. Microsoft's growth - if not its profit engine - stalled for years, causing its stock to idle, too.

- Adam Lashinsky

Art Politics

Politics is the art of achieving political goals - of achieving what is possible in a given situation - that is, in a situation that has its conditions and its limits.

- Adam Michnik

Need TV

I don't devour huge amounts of television. I'm more naturally inclined to watch movies, but given my job, I need to have an understanding of what's on TV.

- Adam Rayner

Resentment Been

Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.

- Adam Smith

Prove Role

I come to work every day thinking I have to earn my job, and I really believe that. I don't have a given right to my job; I need to prove my value in my role every single day.

- Adena Friedman

Like Encouraged

People should be encouraged by things like awards given for corporate governance practices.

- Adi Godrej

Grow Lives

Young people are often asked, 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' and given advice about how to lead meaningful adult lives, but where's the encouragement to lead meaningful lives right now?

- Adora Svitak

Gift Ever

My dad has given me the best gift anyone has ever given me. He gave me wings to fly.

- Adria Arjona

Think Continent

The Ned Kelly is definitely the coolest of all the crime fiction awards, and if you think about it, it's the only one that's given for an entire continent.

- Adrian McKinty

Silent Which

The 'Story of Silent Night', which was given to me one Christmas when I was six - it was the story of a down and out composer who had no ideas left, and it was Christmas, and he came up with the hymn 'Silent Night.'

- Adriana Trigiani

Middle Beneath

Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.

- Aeschylus

Why About

Why do investors seem to care about 'billion dollar exits?' Historically, top venture funds have driven returns from their ownership in just a few companies in a given fund of many companies.

- Aileen Lee

Innovation More

Each major wave of technology innovation has given rise to one or more super-unicorns - companies that could change your life to work at or invest in if you're not lucky/genius enough to be a co-founder.

- Aileen Lee

Perfect Side

The legs that I have made are far more perfect than the ones nature would have given me - my mother's side of the family have awful legs.

- Aimee Mullins

Recognize Been

Do we recognize the platform that Indian cinema has been given? Of course. And typically India of us, we gracefully acknowledge our host's grace and we thank you for celebrating us and our cinema.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Never Compliments

I've never given my phone number to someone on the street, but when someone is a gentleman, I appreciate the compliments.

- Aja Naomi King

Doing Always

The advice that I was always given when asking for advice about acting was that if I could imagine myself doing anything else, anything else at all, then go do that.

- Aja Naomi King

Color Role

It was a given at UCSB that if there was a role that called for a person of color, it was going to be handed to me. There were certain times when maybe I didn't try as hard. Going to Yale was a way more diverse experience.

- Aja Naomi King

Seventies Faithfully

Simply that we are mirroring the trends in society, at any given time smuggling was an issue in the seventies, corruption is an issue today, and we faithfully reflect those issues.

- Ajay Devgan

Important Through

You have to work with what you are given, even in Shakespeare. we have our form and it is important that we free ourselves through it.

- Ajay Naidu

Freedom Choice

All is foreseen, but freedom of choice is given.

- Akiva ben Joseph

Love Been

I savour the adulation and love I have been getting from my fans and the blessings of elders in my family. Fourteen years have given me a lot and I can't thank God and the industry enough.

- Akshay Kumar

Destination Numbers

Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.

- Alain de Botton

Number Could

Given the number of restaurants I have, I could easily travel all the time - but I try not to.

- Alain Ducasse

Changes Badly

Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly.

- Alan Dean Foster

Inevitable Which

Every economy exists, no matter what the level of democracy, has elements of crony capitalism. It's - given human nature and given the democratic structures, which we all, I assume, adhere to, that is an inevitable consequence.

- Alan Greenspan

Projects Theoretical

Architecture students are generally given theoretical projects, often located at distant locations, and told to come up with a design.

- Alan Huffman

Here Equivalent

Here's the thing: If you're monitoring every single thing that goes on in a given culture, if you have all the information that is there to be had, then that is the equivalent of having none of it. How are you going to process that amount of information?

- Alan Moore

Remember Play

I was 7, and I remember being given a part in a play and thinking, This is exciting.

- Alan Rickman

Go Turned

So everything turned out fine, and we were given the opportunity to go to Washington and be briefed on the project of man in space, and given the opportunity to choose whether we wanted to get involved or not.

- Alan Shepard

North Indulgence

We live, in North America in general, if I'm given the indulgence of selling us down the river, in a culture of fear of this connective sense of spirit.

- Alanis Morissette

Social Appropriate

Given appropriate social conditions, decent, ordinary people can be led to do extraordinarily cruel things.

- Albert Bandura

Old Had

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia, and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.

- Albert Bushnell Hart

Image Resolving

For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves.

- Albert Claude

Intelligence Mistake

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.

- Albert Einstein

Soul Individual

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.

- Albert Einstein

Constructed Largely

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.

- Albert Ellis

Over Received

Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.

- Albert Ellis

Ticket Plane

We're given the springboard of the text, a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama, and there's a group of people all ready to make a film and it's a marvelous life.

- Albert Finney

Last Terrorists

We have shown, given these last three years, that we were succeeding in fighting terrorists. While during the first 30 years of the former governments they didn't.

- Alberto Fujimori

Role Will

We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed.

- Alberto Gonzales

Talent Me

Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing.

- Albrecht Durer

Living Kind

The aspect of kind of living in your imagination and creating a more romantic vision of the world than the reality that you're given - that's definitely something I can sort of relate to.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Human Being Which

That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent.

- Aldous Huxley

Wheel Explore

I have to have the wheel. It's given me an opportunity to experience and explore things.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Now Nothing

America, I've given you all and now I'm nothing.

- Allen Ginsberg

Living Been

The earth is the Lord's. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.

- Allen Johnson

Behind Albums

He has given me several blockbuster albums in all these years, and DSP is the man behind many of the best songs in my career.

- Allu Arjun

Love Displeasure

What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love.

- Alphonsus Liguori

Big Always

In spite of this fact, the Western powers have never given sufficient importance to the Muslim world. They have always been inclined to treat it as a big backward and lethargic child.

- Aly Khan

More Film Actors

People on series are now given a lot more opportunities, sometimes more than film actors.

- Alyssa Milano

Woman Fact

The fact is external feminine beauty is highly valued, and we are constantly given the message that a slamming body is the most valuable thing a woman can possess.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Want Photographed

I've photographed a lot of my good girlfriends, and it's given me a lot of anxiety because I don't want to let them down.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Everyone Them

Being present with a person and just seeing them for who they are is something that is so rarely given to us, and I try to do that with everyone I meet.

- Amanda de Cadenet

New Has-Been

I am not interested in releasing best of stuff and I have not given my permission. You release best of packages when you're a has-been and have nothing new to offer.

- Amanda Lear

Gift Been

The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination - what do you dream of wanting to do?

- Amanda Lindhout

Politics Country

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

- Ambrose Bierce

Read Musical

I'm trying to make the poems as musical as I can - from the inception. So that whether they're read on the page, or people read them aloud, or I read them aloud, the musicality will be kind of a given.

- Amiri Baraka

Wealth Give

There is a wealth of readership for regional language literature in India that is not given importance. We must give respect to our own languages.

- Amish Tripathi

Very Some

Ram Gopal Varma is a most noteworthy talent and has given us some very valuable iconic films. I enjoy working with him.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Explain Been

Please explain to me what being an icon is. How do you define it? I haven't been given a script. I don't know what the dialogues of an icon are.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Read Which

I had read Harold Bloom's 'Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?' Late in his life, having read everything, Bloom asked which books had given him wisdom. I had just read a bunch of contemporary novels that had no wisdom for me.

- Amor Towles

Love Always

Across the board, from my mother to my father to my aunts and uncles, everybody has always given me a lot of love.

- Amos Lee

Performer Which

There are so many factors that go into how you feel, as a performer, on any given movie, that it's really hard to identify which things are the things that help you be good, and which are the things that hinder you.

- Alessandro Nivola

Grateful Play

When I sit down and play guitar, I melt into the instrument. I can play for hours by myself. Playing guitar has given me such a wonderful life, and I'm grateful for it.

- Alex Lifeson

Voice Praised

I feel like you have to use the platform you're given to voice concerns and also to praise things when they need to be praised.

- Alex Morgan

Role Been

With me and Portland, it wasn't moving anywhere. I wasn't given a bigger role as I played more and more with the club. I felt I could have been utilized in a bigger way.

- Alex Morgan

Hope Enjoy

I just hope that as I get older, I calm down and enjoy the moment, enjoy the great gifts that God has given me.

- Alex Rodriguez

Love Gift

My father played baseball. That's what I know to do. That's my gift. God has given me the greatest gift. And that's what I love to do.

- Alex Rodriguez

Natural Confuses

The term 'natural resources' confuses people. 'Natural resources' are not like a finite number of gifts under the Christmas tree. Nature is given, but resources are created.

- Alex Tabarrok

New Half

The first time I went to New York, it was really exciting, and I thought, given half the chance, it would be nice to live there - the same with London.

- Alex Turner

Half Image

My image has swallowed me up! I've given so much out to this projected version of myself, but now I have to live up to this character that I don't even associate half the time.

- Alexa Chung

Work Period

They say you can do honest, sincere work for decades, but you're given in general a 10-year period when what you do touches the zeitgeist - when you're relevant. And I'm aware of that, and I don't want my time to go by.

- Alexander Payne

Lie Never

Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can.

- Alexander Pope

Allow Mistreat

See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that's why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it.

- Alexis Arguello

Act Extent

To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know.

- Alexis Carrel

Always Admitted

I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues. But I never admitted it to myself. I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason for it ever becoming possible to do so.

- Alexis Korner

Will Actual

I do genuinely believe that, when given and presented with all the information and all the actual facts, the vast majority of people will make the right choice.

- Alexis Ohanian

Journey Thankful

I believe that human beings are born first and given passports later. I'm really thankful for my journey. And it's a journey I didn't design.

- Alfonso Cuaron

Which Thus

From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.

- Alfred de Vigny

Worthy Receive

It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.

- Alfred Nobel

Like Happen

What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Magic Some

Hawthorne has given us a tradition that some people refer to as Yankee Magic Realism, and I do think there is a certain quality to the landscape that definitely leads into the dark woods.

- Alice Hoffman