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To think that we can merely relinquish our economic autonomy without giving up our political or legal autonomy is wishful thinking.
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I think that we are here also talking of the kind of fear that a young boy has for a group of boys who are approaching at night along the streets of a large city.
Mr. Lyford gives voice to a temper that represents, we think, an achieved plateau of reflective thinking.
One is so accustomed to think of men as the privileged who need but ask and receive, and women as submissive and yielding, that our sympathies are usually enlisted on the side of the man whose love is not returned, and we condemn the woman as a coquette.
The only rules which I think we shall follow will be those of common sense, justice, and fairness ''.
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 ''.
While I fully agree with Sir Anthony's contention, I think that we must carry the analysis farther, bearing in mind that while common peril may be the measure of our need, the existence or absence of a positive sense of community must be the measure of our capacity.
The only response we can think of is the humble one that at least we aren't playing the marimba with our shoes in the United Nations, but perhaps the heavy domes in the house of delegates can improve on this feeble effort.
While some think we move too fast and others too slowly, Florida's record is a good one and stands out among the 50.
We now have to think not only of our national security but also of the future generations who will suffer from any tests we might undertake.
`` Since the war I have seen the way the Germans have behaved and I think, Holy Mother, we have behaved like this for hundreds of years.
Again among those jubilantly reunited bunkmates, I was shy with Jessie and acted as I had during those early Saturday mornings when we all seemed to be playing for effect, to be detached and unconcerned with the girls who were properly our dates but about whom, later, in the privacy of our bunks, we would think in terms of the most elaborate romance.
In the same way I like to think we owe our loyalty as legislators to our community, our district, our State.
think and can
I don't know what makes you think you can get away with this kind of business, and I don't care about that, either.
His very honest act called up the recent talk I had with another minister, a modest Methodist, who said: `` I feel so deeply blessed by God when I can give a message of love and comfort to other men, and I would have it no other way: and it is unworthy to think of self.
Where Americans used to think of a single vacation each summer, they now think about how many vacations they can have.
Thus, for aqueous media, we can think of the idealized organic active as an oleophilic or hydrophobic surface-active agent, and of an idealized builder as a oleophobic or hydrophilic surface-active agent.
In later collages of both masters, a variety of extraneous materials are used, sometimes in the same work, and almost always in conjunction with every other eye-deceiving and eye-undeceiving device they can think of.
An interested sitter may think the sensitive has made a `` hit '', describing something accurately for him, but can he really be sure that another sitter, hearing the same statement, would not apply it subjectively to his own circumstances??
You may think we didn't need Nancy and Jean, but you always get what you can when you can, and we had no guarantee that a fingerprint record on them couldn't be useful before we were through with this case.
`` I think I can do a better job with the glove, now that I know the hitters around the league a little better '', he said.
`` Just when you think you have it licked, this golf course can get up and bite you '', Player had said one afternoon midway through the tournament.
think and merely
The existence of a third standard is a matter of controversy, some consider Montenegrin as a separate language, and some think it's merely another variety of Serbian.
Thought is always a form of abstraction, and thus not only is pure existence impossible to think, but all forms in existence are unthinkable ; thought depends on language, which merely abstracts from experience, thus separating us from lived experience and the living essence of all beings.
If so, all I can say is, it is a new Liberalism, and not the one that I have known and practised under more illustrious auspices than these, under one who was not merely the greatest Liberal but the greatest financier that this country has ever known — I mean Mr. Gladstone ... Gladstone ranks as the great financial authority of our country ... Mr. Gladstone would be 100 in December if he were alive, but, centenarian as he would be, I am inclined to think that he would make very short work of the deputation of the Cabinet that waited on him with this measure, and that they would soon find themselves on the stairs, if not in the street.
It often refers merely to the act of being conscious of something, especially if that thing is outside the immediate environment (" It made me think of my grandmother ").
Others, following a strain of Bosch-interpretation datable already to the sixteenth-century, continued to think his work was created merely to titillate and amuse, much like the " grotteschi " of the Italian Renaissance.
Although for many purposes it is convenient to think of a magnet as having distinct north and south magnetic poles, the concept of poles should not be taken literally: it is merely a way of referring to the two different ends of a magnet.
There is a growing awareness that language does not merely reflect the way we think: it also shapes our thinking.
Inhabiting an ancient theater, Armand and his vampire coven disguise themselves as humans and feed on live, terrified humans in mock-plays before a live human audience ( who think the killings are merely a very realistic performance ).
The Kaqchikel and the Rabinal did not merely think their own patrons were equivalent to Tohil, they claimed that they were the same deity under a different name.
Where studies are made of placebos in which people think they are receiving actual treatment ( rather than merely its possibility ) the placebo effect has been observed.
Numbers, like fairy tale characters, are merely mental entities, which would not exist if there were never any human minds to think about them.
Unfortunately, the BOOPers seem to think that those who do not embrace the totality of BOOP philosophy are merely non-BOOPers who are still very pro-chiropractic and appreciate the philosophy of chiropractic from a contemporary and nondogmatic perspective.
Neckam does not seem to think of this as a startling novelty: he merely records what had apparently become the regular practice of many seamen of the Catholic world.
They think hope is irrational and that, in sitting down to lazy despair, they are merely facing facts.
Was it merely that he was stupid, lazy and indifferent: a man too mean-spirited to think of anyone but himself?
Atkins, with his greatcoat on ready to go home, made no attempt to refute this analytical masterpiece but merely remarked with great deference: " I don't think we can play it quite like that!
Some Biblical scholars think that the Epistle of Titus, generally attributed to Paul, may state that circumcision should be discouraged among Christians (), though others believe this is merely a reference to Jews.
Some critics viewed these defenses as mere justifications for actual deep-seated racism, homophobia, and misogyny on Albini's part, given his level of familiarity with the subject matter, but he insisted that he was not a prejudiced person and was merely satirizing those impulses that rational, civilized persons normally suppress in the course of social interaction: " So once that's given, once you know what you think, there's no reason to be ginger about what you say.
He immediately ended speculation that he intended to stand for the post of leader, saying that he merely wanted to be free to think about and influence the future of the party.
Many, however, claim that the " Celtic " appellation is merely a marketing tag ; the well known Galician bagpipe player Susana Seivane, said " I think ' Celtic ' moniker is a label, in order to sell more.
Wolseley would write on 30 September 1879 when, later in the war, the Prince Imperial of France was killed by the Zulu: " I think this is very unfair, and is merely a repetition of what was done regarding the Isandlwana disaster where the blame was thrown upon Durnford, the real object in both instances being apparently to screen Chelmsford.
The Sthaviravādins interpreted the doctrine of anatta to mean that, since there is no true " self ", all that we think of as a self ( i. e., the subject of sentences, the being that transmigrates ) is merely the aggregated skandhas.
One might think of these as merely challenges of implementation, but since the process component is integral to the scenario experience, they can also be viewed as weaknesses of the methodology itself.
One reader who was not entirely pleased, however, was John Grier Hibben, the President of Princeton University: " I cannot bear to think that our young men are merely living four years in a country club and spending their lives wholly in a spirit of calculation and snobbishness.