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Lisa Loeb I think a good mom is an awake mom. At least for me, I've always been a kinder, better person awake than sleep-deprived!
Brad Henry Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
Clint Eastwood Our modern society - especially in the West, and especially now - reveres youth.
George Orwell Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
Charles Dickens There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
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Marshall McLuhan Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
Kin Hubbard I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans.
Clifford Geertz The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.
Frank McCourt The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher.
Joseph Addison The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
John Walters Teen drug use went up dramatically in the 1990s.
Barack Obama It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
Erwin Griswold The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
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