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That future depends on the values of self-government our sense of duty loyalty self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.


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Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas it should be for a minimum amount of time the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized and it be seen as a working vacation.

The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.

I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading a sermon or a didactic work.

There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this industry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid-30s.

Most things break including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom but to scar tissue and callus.

You know how people always talk about how vision is the key to entrepreneurship and perseverance and really seeing what other people don't see? We can actually redeem a fair amount of that folk wisdom.

If you're going to plan a wedding then a certain amount of suffering is not a choice.

I really wish we could stay longer in the countries we visit but I've been lucky to have visited most of them before because I've done a tremendous amount of travel.

The amount of hassle involved in travel can be overwhelming.

The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time and a lot of travel.

I try to forget about the expectation that's out there and the audience listening for the next thing so that I'm not trying to please them. I've spent a huge amount of time not communicating with those folks and denying that they exist.

I think the thing we see is that as people are using video games more they tend to watch passive TV a bit less. And so using the PC for the Internet playing video games is starting to cut into the rather unbelievable amount of time people spend watching TV.

Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.

One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though is the amount of venture investment that has gone into early stage security technology.

Further the United States is moving ahead in the development of clean coal technology. There are vast coal reserves in our country and when it is burned cleanly coal can provide a resource to supply a large amount of our energy requirements.

Second we're spending a huge amount of money on technology so that everyone can check out laptops and portable phones. We're spending more money to write our existing information into databases or onto CD-ROM.

So what does a good teacher do? Create tension - but just the right amount.

As a teacher you are more or less obliged to pay the same amount of attention to everything. That can wear you down.

I kind of fell backwards into acting. I was studying to be a high school teacher. I look now and I understand completely or actually barely how much work it is to be a teacher. It's an incredible amount of work.

There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.

In a way a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved you can still make enemies makes you humble too.

I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true.