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I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.

    Author: Abdelaziz Bouteflika

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.

    Author: Abdurrahman Wahid

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence, and that we can move towards democracy without violence; that way, God will allow it.

    Author: Abdurrahman Wahid

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.

    Author: Abigail Adams

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

    Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel

With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.

    Author: Abraham Maslow

As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.

    Author: Abraham Robinson

He leaned about the same way in falling towards Jacqueline, forward, down towards the bottom of the car.

    Author: Abraham Zapruder

I got off the abutment and walked towards my office.

    Author: Abraham Zapruder

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically aware and knew from childhood that the process was something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.

    Author: Adam Rickitt

And in this community, as in all others, the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward other nations as we would have them act towards America.

    Author: Adam Schiff

Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.

    Author: Adam Schiff

The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice. The bank must declare: here your money is secure and well looked after by honest people.

    Author: Adolf Loos

I don't know where we got the notion that God wants us to suffer. Every living thing tends toward the good or we would have been gone a long time ago.

    Author: Al Jarreau

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.

    Author: Alan Greenspan

History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums.

    Author: Alan Greenspan

There is no "slippery slope" toward loss of liberties, only a long staircase where each step downward must first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.

    Author: Alan K. Simpson

I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.

    Author: Alan Shepard

Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity.

    Author: Alan Turing

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.

    Author: Albert Bushnell Hart

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

    Author: Albert Camus

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

    Author: Albert Camus

We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.

    Author: Albert Camus

We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.

    Author: Albert Camus

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

    Author: Albert Einstein

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

    Author: Albert Einstein

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

    Author: Albert Einstein

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.

    Author: Albert Einstein

Life has obliged him to remember so much useful knowledge that he has lost not only his history, but his whole original cargo of useless knowledge; history, languages, literatures, the higher mathematics, or what you will - are all gone.

    Author: Albert J. Nock

The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.

    Author: Albert Pike

The actions of the terrorist organizations, Hezbollah, in Lebanon, and Hamas, in Gaza, against Israel are unconscionable. Instead of working towards peace, these terrorist organizations have chosen to perpetuate the violence.

    Author: Alcee Hastings

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

    Author: Aldous Huxley

We have become aware of the responsibility for our attitude towards the dark pages in our history. We have understood that bad service is done to the nation by those who are impelling to renounce that past.

    Author: Aleksander Kwasniewski

Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.

    Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization.

    Author: Alex Campbell

Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture.

    Author: Alex Campbell

Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.

    Author: Alex Haley

It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that really gives value to the whole activity of climbing.

    Author: Alex Lowe

All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the wake of war still confront the nation, and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.

    Author: Alexander Henry

It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.

    Author: Alexander Herzen

Slavery is the first step towards civilization. In order to develop it is necessary that things should be much better for some and much worse for others, then those who are better off can develop at the expense of others.

    Author: Alexander Herzen

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.

    Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.

    Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.

    Author: Alfred Adler

One might almost reckon mathematically that, having undergone the double composition of public opinion and of the author, their history reaches us at third hand and is thus separated by two stages from the original fact.

    Author: Alfred de Vigny

All labour is directed towards producing some effect.

    Author: Alfred Marshall

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.

    Author: Alfred North Whitehead

Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.

    Author: Alice S. Rossi

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.

    Author: Alison Bechdel

I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.

    Author: Alonzo Church

I was an undergraduate at Princeton, and I was pressed by the math department to go on to graduate school. Actually they gave me fellowships that paid my way, otherwise I would not have been able to continue.

    Author: Alonzo Church

Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field.

    Author: Alonzo Church

The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions.

    Author: Alonzo Church

Well it was not exactly a dissertation in logic, at least not the kind of logic you would find in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica for instance. It looked more like mathematics; no formalized language was used.

    Author: Alonzo Church

Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.

    Author: Alphonse Karr

If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.

    Author: Alphonsus Liguori

Nothing else is required than to act toward God, in the midst of your occupations, as you do, even when busy, toward those who love you and whom you love.

    Author: Alphonsus Liguori

The world generally speaking is now drifting on a more and more devastating course towards the absurd target of extermination - or rather, to be more exact - of the northern hemisphere's towns, fields, and the people who have developed our civilization.

    Author: Alva Myrdal

Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.

    Author: Alvin Adams

I think when you're a bigger star you get many good scripts sent to you, and you have to choose which one you're going to gravitate toward, but I just try to gravitate toward the best-written one that's been thrown my way after a lot of girls have passed on it.

    Author: Amanda Peet

Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

Well, I'm leaning probably toward the sciences like physics.

    Author: Amy Carter

A review of summit day photographs will show that I was clothed in the latest, highest quality, high altitude gear, comparable, if not better, than that worn by the other members of our expedition.

    Author: Anatoli Boukreev

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.

    Author: Andre Gide

The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.

    Author: Andre Gide

First rate mathematicians choose first rate people, but second rate mathematicians choose third rate people.

    Author: Andre Weil

God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it.

    Author: Andre Weil

Rigour is to the mathematician what morality is to men.

    Author: Andre Weil

Initially we both did a bit of everything towards making each game but as we began to hire people and the business grew we naturally went in different directions, and away from the coalface of development.

    Author: Andrew Oliver

I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.

    Author: Andrew Shue

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food.

    Author: Andrew Weil

I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual understanding of some part of mathematics that would clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

I'm sure that some of them will be very hard and I'll have a sense of achievement again, but nothing will mean the same to me - there's no other problem in mathematics that could hold me the way that this one did.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

It could be that the methods needed to take the next step may simply be beyond present day mathematics. Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof would not be invented for a hundred years.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

It's fine to work on any problem, so long as it generates interesting mathematics along the way - even if you don't solve it at the end of the day.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

Mathematicians aren't satisfied because they know there are no solutions up to four million or four billion, they really want to know that there are no solutions up to infinity.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems - they love a challenge.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

The greatest problem for mathematicians now is probably the Riemann Hypothesis.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

We've lost something that's been with us for so long, and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics. But perhaps that's always the way with math problems, and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve.

    Author: Andrew Wiles

Much of what I make is geometric, and has a kind of almost mathematical logic to the form.

    Author: Anish Kapoor

The experience of testifying and the aftermath have changed my life.

    Author: Anita Hill

My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together.

    Author: Ann Druyan

If we fix a goal and work towards it, then we are never just passing time.

    Author: Anna Neagle

I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens.

    Author: Anne McCaffrey

Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair.

    Author: Annie Dillard

Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.

    Author: Annie Lennox

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

    Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The soul... may have many symbols with which it reaches toward God.

    Author: Anya Seton

We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.

    Author: Ariel Sharon

As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.

    Author: Arthur Cayley

Proof is an idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.

    Author: Arthur Eddington

The mathematics is not there till we put it there.

    Author: Arthur Eddington

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.

    Author: Arthur Helps

The drive toward economic nationalism is only part of the general revival of nationalism.

    Author: Arthur Henderson

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.

    Author: Arthur Henderson

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