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Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.

I do feel like I have always in my life been inclined to be on the outside walk a different path or something. Because of that and increasingly over the years my sense of distance from mainstream society or from the way culture works I have a different kind of perception of it.

One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage.

Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.

England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.

Maybe I'm genetically more inclined to music - but the music I make is so far removed from Indian classical music. I grew up in Texas!

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money it is not because they have a distaste for riches if their lives are not unduly long it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.

There is no doubt that as a society we have become blase about the importance of marriage as a stabilising influence and less inclined to prize it as a worthwhile institution.

Love to faults is always blind always is to joy inclined. Lawless winged and unconfined and breaks all chains from every mind.

I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject.

Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world.

As a governor I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States.

People are much more inclined to believe and say bad things about you if you're famous.

In my family we let our boys have a say in what veggie side they want for dinner that night. We list off a handful of options and get them excited about helping to plan the dinner menu. They're much more inclined to finish their plates when they've helped decide what goes on them.

I have written too much history to have faith in it and if anyone thinks I'm wrong I am inclined to agree with him.

In Britain by contrast we still think that class plays a part in determining a person's life chances so we're less inclined to celebrate success and less inclined to condemn failure. The upshot is that it's much easier to be a failure in Britain than it is in America.

How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you're interaction with them was positive?

Iran is not a make-believe country. It is a real country populated by some 75 million people - real people including I daresay a majority who are philosophically and by education inclined toward the modern secular world and particularly American values.

It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do and if you were inclined to be a writer that's a help.

'Tis education forms the common mind just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.