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If we sit here reading editorials and looking at public-opinion polls and other reports that cross our desks, we should realize that this is raw, undigested opinion expressed in the absence of leadership.
from Brown Corpus
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If we were creating a wholly new society, we could insist that our social, political, economic and philosophic institutions foster rather than hamper man ; ;
If we cannot stop warfare in our own economic system, how can we expect to abolish it internationally??
If we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
If we remove ourselves for a moment from our time and our infatuation with mental disease, isn't there something absurd about a hero in a novel who is defeated by his infantile neurosis??
If many of the characters in contemporary novels appear to be the bloodless relations of characters in a case history it is because the novelist is often forgetful today that those things that we call character manifest themselves in surface behavior, that the ego is still the executive agency of personality, and that all we know of personality must be discerned through the ego.
If our sincerity is granted, and it is granted, the discrepancy can only be explained by the fact that we have come to believe hearsay and legend about ourselves in preference to an understanding gained by earnest self-examination.
If we grasp this opportunity to build an age of productive partnership between the less fortunate nations and those that have already achieved a high state of economic advancement, we will make brighter the outlook for a world order based upon security and freedom.
If art is to release us from these postulated things ( things we must think symbolically about ) and bring us back to the ineffable beauty and richness of the aesthetic component of reality in its immediacy, it must sever its connection with these common sense entities ''.
If we are to believe the list of titles printed in Malraux's latest book, La Metamorphose Des Dieux, Vol. 1 ( ( 1957 ), he is still engaged in writing a large novel under his original title.
If and sit
If one dancer slaps another, the victim may do a pirouette, sit down, or offer his assailant a fork and spoon.
If the acting captain wanted his acting lieutenant to sit on his ass around the station all night, Killpath would just have to go out and drag Gun back by the heels once an hour ; ;
* If a player's injury causes the play-clock to stop, the player must sit out at least one play ; and
* If one refuses to sit down and make a move, one cannot be checkmated ( in relation to Russell's belief about the existence of the universe ).
If a charged Leyden jar is discharged by shorting the inner and outer coatings and left to sit for a few minutes, the jar will recover some of its previous charge, and a second spark can be obtained from it.
If one learns of a relative's death more than a week following burial, s / he shall sit Shiva starting on the day of notification, if the shloshim period has not elapsed.
If one cannot be notified of a relative's death due to mental health deficiencies that make it impossible to comprehend the loss or physical illness that may be severely aggravated by hearing the news, notification is withheld, and the person does not sit shiva.
( If the petition is filed on a Friday, it is ignored until Tuesday, assuming that the Senate did not sit on Saturday or Sunday.
If you are a scoundrel, do not approach the tomb ; but if you are honest and from worthy stock, sit down in confidence and, if you like, fall asleep.
If the Jury has begun to form, Jury members are asked to enter silently, sit, and watch the proceedings.
If an office worker with scoliosis can sit for longer periods, increased work output is likely to occur and could improve quality of life.
If there are alternative ways of solving a problem, we do not sit to determine which of them is best suited to achieve a valid state objective.
If someone gave me a ticket it would just be another excuse and it would be so easy to just go back there and go up to Isla Vista Beach and just sit there all summer long, see my old friends and all my old enemies.
If no prey ventures out in the open, Great Grey Shrikes will rummage through the undergrowth or sit near to hiding places and flash their white wing and tail markings to scare small animals into coming out.
If the large cisterns were ritual baths the water would sit getting dirtier through ritual bathing throughout the year and was extremely infrequently replenished by the run off.
If that is the case, graduates of these schools may generally sit for the bar exam only in the state in which their school is accredited.
If you're like, ' Wow, this is really fucking cool tonight, man ,' they're all gonna sit there going, ' What a wanker.
If, at the time of succession, the peer is a member of the House of Commons, then the instrument must be delivered within one month of succession, and until such an instrument is delivered, the peer may neither sit nor vote in the lower House.
: If the subject matter weren't sacred in the original, we would be responding to the picture in the most charitable way possible by laughing at it from start to finish ; this Christian mercy being denied us, we can only sit and sullenly marvel at the energy for which, for more than four hours, the note of serene vulgarity is triumphantly sustained.
If the city was threatened with a typhoon, it would move close to shore, fill the pontoons with sea water and sit on the ocean floor for more stability.
If you will excuse me, I have an appointment with myself to sit on the front steps and watch some grass growing.