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  • We need grief as a precursor to emotional refreshment, and so consume it vicariously in somewhat titrated but powerful enough form through engagement with the arts.

    Art   Powerful   Grief  
    Source: www.3ammagazine.com
  • You know music and sound design can be very powerful with how you use it but also the absence of sound can say a lot as well.

    Powerful   Design   Sound  
    Source: collider.com
  • My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.

    Powerful   Real   Blood  
  • You can't come up against the world's most powerful intelligence agencies and not accept the risk. If they want to get you, over time they will.

    Powerful   Agency   Risk  
    Source: www.theguardian.com
  • We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.

  • If one meets a powerful person - Adolf Hitler, Joe Stalin or Bill Gates - ask them five questions: 'What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it? To whom are you accountable? And how can we get rid of you?' If you cannot get rid of the people who govern you, you do not live in a democratic system.

    Members in the Commons Hansard Debates, publications.parliament.uk. March 22, 2001.
  • If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world.

  • Be aware of the words that go into your mind, both conscious and unconscious, because words and ideas can be great tools for your mind to use in coming to appropriate decisions. Remember that a statement spoken in spiritual consciousness can contain great spiritual power. Speaking powerful words of love changes things and outer circumstances as well as consciousness itself.

  • I believe that's a form of dangerous stereotyping, to ascribe permanent victimhood to any group. Groups have suffered powerful injustice, and yet when you say that, you also have to say that they triumphed, that they prevailed.

    Source: www.chicagotribune.com
  • Donald Trump has always had women around him in powerful positions. That's true in his corporation, in his campaign, and now his cabinet.

    Source: www.politico.com
  • My biggest fear is the ocean. It's a great big, powerful sea toilet.

    Powerful   Ocean   Sea  
  • I recommend allowing others the opportunity to fully express themselves before turning our attention to solutions or requests for relief. When we proceed too quickly to what people might be requesting, we may not convey our genuine interest in their feelings and needs; instead, they may get the impression that we're in a hurry to either be free of them or to fix their problem. Furthermore, an initial message is often like the tip of an iceberg; it may be followed by yet unexpressed, but related - and often more powerful - feelings.

  • The reality is if you take any three people and look at their cellphones or blackberries and facebook pages, you can get to almost everywhere in the country, because we're networked together in a way that is incredibly powerful.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • Any medium powerful enough to extend man's reach is powerful enough to topple his world.

    Powerful   Men   World  
  • The bizarre thing about the anthropocene is that never has humanity been more powerful and never have individual humans felt so powerless. This is because so much that drives the circumstances of the anthropocene is the aggregation of apparently negligible acts, often amplified by technology, rather than decisive acts by autonomous decision-makers.

    Source: www.3ammagazine.com
  • Medical science in particular will get exponentially better, especially once computers will be powerful enough to digitally simulate entire human brains, meaning medical experiments that would normally take years can be digitally run taking only hours.

    Interview with Ocean Pleasant, www.marandapleasantmedia.com. December 31, 2013.
  • If the gods have the will to remove evil and cannot, then they are not all-powerful. If they are neither able nor willing, they are neither all-powerful or benevolent. If they are both able and willing to annihilate evil, why does it exist?

    Powerful   Evil   Doe  
  • Societies held together by fear and repression may offer the illusion of stability for a time, but they are built upon fault lines that will eventually tear asunder.

    Remarks at the Department of State, www.presidency.ucsb.edu. May 19, 2011.
  • Words are the most powerful thing in the universe... Words are containers. They contain faith, or fear, and they produce after their kind.

    Faith   Powerful   Fear  
  • Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

    Harper Lee (2014). “To Kill a Mockingbird”, p.14, Harper Collins
  • He that feareth is a slave, were he never so rich, were he never so powerful. But he that is without fear is king of all the world.

    Kings   Powerful   Fear  
    Eric Rücker Eddison (1952). “The worm Ouroboros: a romance”, Del Rey
  • For 70 years there's been a consensus among scholars and the American people on a reading to the Constitution that protects the right of privacy, the autonomy of individuals, while at the same time empowering the federal government to protect the less powerful.

    U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Judge Samuel Alito's Nomination to the Supreme Court, www.washingtonpost.com. January 9, 2006.
  • Science is... a powerful way, indeed - to study the natural world. Science is not particularly effective... in making commentary about the supernatural world. Both worlds, for me, are quite real and quite important. They are investigated in different ways. They coexist. They illuminate each other.

    "Religion and Ethics" with Bob Abernethy, www.pbs.org. June 16, 2000.
  • I like business, and the truth is I save way more than I spend. I invest. I plan for the future. I have a special eye for opportunities and work harder than anyone might expect.

    Money   Powerful   Eye  
    "Sofia Vergara, Business Guru: 'I'm Not Ashamed to Say I Love Making Money'" by Michael Rothman, abcnews.go.com. December 11, 2013.
  • Turns out, people's brains are not nearly as powerful a motivator as our hearts. Facts, data, and economic models don't move people to courageous action the way that powerful stories can.

    Powerful   Moving   Heart  
  • You must lay aside your greed; have no unworthy motive in your desire to become rich and powerful. It is legitimate and right to desire riches, if you want them for the sake of your soul, but not if you desire them for the lists of the flesh.

    Powerful   Greed   Soul  
  • I knew where the magnets were, behind the gyprock, and the magnets were very powerful. I think they had to be powerful for me, otherwise the reader wouldn't have a reciprocal experience. But I was very careful to bury them deeply, deeply in the plaster and paint over them. I didn't want anybody to directly access them, and that's gradually changed for me.

    Source: craphound.com
  • My own time on earth has led me to believe in two powerful instruments that turn experience into love: holding and listening. For every time I have held or been held, every time I have listened or been listened to, experience burns like wood in that eternal fire, and I find myself in the presence of love. This has always been so.

    Powerful   Believe   Fire  
    Mark Nepo (2007). “The Exquisite Risk: Daring to Live an Authentic Life”, p.27, Harmony
  • Keep your morale high, in spite of setbacks. At the end you are bound to succeed.

  • I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population.

    Powerful   People   Goal  
    Paul Robeson, Philip Sheldon Foner (1978). “Paul Robeson speaks: writings, speeches, interviews, 1918-1974”, Brunner-Routledge
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