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Some people argue that we should limit choice in favour of good local services.
My response is simple: why should we assume those two
concepts are mutually exclusive?
- John Hutton

Everything in our favour was against us.
- Danny Blanchflower

With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that
no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which
the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon.
- John Bright

Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the
charge of murder by the Athenians through favour,
lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage,
committed adultery with Venus.
- Lactantius

 

If you're so pro-life, do me a favour:
don't lock arms and block medical clinics.
If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
- Bill Hicks

God made man in his own image, and man returned the favour.
- Frank Wedekind

I got a hundred bucks says my baby beats Pete's baby.
I just think genetics are in my favour.
- Andre Agassi

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A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself;
his aim is so exalted that riches,
office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
- Samuel Johnson

We should be wary of politicians who profess to follow
history while only noticing those signposts of history
that point in the direction which they themselves already favour.
- Douglas Hurd

When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides,
a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search
for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself.
- Bertrand Russell

Every time you go to the doctor and get a good report,
the odds keep staking more in your favour.
- Fran Drescher

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
kept rigidly under control.
- Alan Bennett

I go on giving interviews because I've been brought
up to support the projects I'm involved in.
When you've enjoyed working on a production,
you want to do them a favour.
- Francesca Annis

Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
- Anthony Eden

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward,
but if God only finds me worthy of one reward,
I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism.
- James Callaghan

Those nations have a very great responsibility at this
juncture of the world's affairs,
for by throwing their joint weight into the scales
of history on the right side,
they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace.
- Arthur Henderson

There's another way we are getting behind business -
by sorting out the banks.
Taxpayers bailed you out.
Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start
lending to Britain's small businesses.
- David Cameron

So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener,
that he will cultivate them extensively,
even against the wishes of his employer;
and,
in many instances, rather leave his situation than
give up the growth of his favourite flower.
- Robert Fortune

John Paul II, above all, managed to contain the huge mass of frustration,
of hate that had accumulated in that region,
in favour of a peaceful transition.
This was, without doubt, something that changed European history.
- Rocco Buttiglione

A common creation demands a common sacrifice,
and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour
of a constructed international language is the fact
that it is equally foreign,
or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities.
- Edward Sapir

I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported
by your frequent courtesies and favours.
- Philip Massinger

Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals
who don't go out of their way to do each other favours.
- Jacques Delors

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments
when no axes are being ground.
- Heywood Broun

Fortune favours the bold.
- Virgil

On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings,
I now, with a high sense of gratitude,
presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty,
the Creator and Preserver.
- William Bartram

It is, finally, a word is untimely in three different senses,
and bearing it as one's treasure will not win one anyone's favours;
one rather risks finding oneself outside everyone's camp...
Beauty is the word that shall be our first.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby,
men sprang to their feet.
I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around.
I didn't want them doing me favours.
- Agnes Macphail

After the Revolution I was freed.
I favoured the Constituent Assembly and am still for it.
- Fanny Kaplan

Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think
they will be favoured like the thief on the cross;
for we see on the other side,
they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
- Elias Hicks

There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and
traditional values and being more open and international.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me,
and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying
into execution your plans.
- George Stephenson

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable
things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in,
which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about!
- David Prowse

But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone,
that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity;
that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have
received their most awful ratification.
- Thomas Day

It is essential for genetic material to be able to
make exact copies of itself;
otherwise growth would produce disorder,
life could not originate, and favourable forms would
not be perpetuated by natural selection.
- Maurice Wilkins

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm,
but willing to draw blood in its defense.
- Mark Overby

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
- Alan Watts

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Those who own much have much to fear.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us,
as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as
it is white is not all that's beautiful.
- Bill Cosby

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil;
but it needs a little much of letters and phone calls
and small, silly presents every so often -
just to save it from drying out completely.
- Pam Brown

When all think alike, no one is thinking very much.
- Walter Lippmann

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper
is that your guests are so pleased
to feel how very much better they are.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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