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We and are
We are thirsty and hungry ; ;
We are very proud of it ''.
As Madison commented to Jefferson in 1789, `` We are in a wilderness without a single footstep to guide us.
We began by declaring that all men are created equal.
We now practically read it, all men are created equal except Negroes.
We are desperately in the need of such invention, for man is still very much at the mercy of man.
We get some clue from a few remembrances of childhood and from the circumstance that we are probably not much more afraid of people now than man ever was.
We are not now afraid of atomic bombs in the same way that people once feared comets.
We are worried about what people may do with them -- that some crazy fool may `` push the button ''.
We have staved off a war and, since our behavior has involved all these elements, we can only keep adding to our ritual without daring to abandon any part of it, since we have not the slightest notion which parts are effective.
We are forced, in our behavior towards others, to adopt empirically successful patterns in toto because we have such a minimal understanding of their essential elements.
We are already committed to establishing man's supremacy over nature and everywhere on earth, not merely in the limited social-political-economical context we are fond of today.
We are tempted to blame others for our problems rather than look them straight in the face and realize they are of our own making and possible of solution only by ourselves with the help of desperately needed, enlightened, competent leaders.
We are reminded, however, that freedom of thought and discussion, the unfettered exchange of ideas, is basic under our form of government.
We are also struck by the fact that this story of a boy's love for his mother does not offend, while the incestuous love of the man, Paul Morel, sometimes repels.
We have so completely entered the child's fantasy that his illness and his death are the plausible and the necessary conclusion.
We feel uncomfortable at being bossed by a corporation or a union or a television set, but until we have some knowledge about these phenomena and what they are doing to us, we can hardly learn to control them.
We and our friends are, of course, concerned with self-defense.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
`` We are ready for your next mysterious assignment '', said Mr. Baer to the Hetman.
We are learning how to do these things in some of the vast organized structures of modern society ; ;
We are all, though many of us are snobbish enough to wish to deny it, in far closer sympathy with the art of the music-hall and picture-palace than with Chaucer and Cimabue, or even Shakespeare and Titian.

We and told
We were told that to the Pathet Lao, a kidnaped American was worth at least $750, a fortune in Laos.
We are often told that the Comedie has, unfortunately, life-contracts with old actors who are both mediocre and lazy, drawing their pay without much acting but probably doing real service to the Comedie by staying off the stage.
We are told that Paul had left Timothy in Ephesus and Titus in Crete to oversee the local church ( and ).
One paratrooper who gave evidence at the Tribunal testified that they were told by an officer to expect a gunfight and " We want some kills ".
On the day of the Berlin Blockade, a Soviet representative told the other occupying powers " We are warning both you and the population of Berlin that we shall apply economic and administrative sanctions that will lead to circulation in Berlin exclusively of the currency of the Soviet occupation zone.
During a debate on defence a year later Attlee declared " We are told in the White Paper that there is danger against which we have to guard ourselves.
We were told that the only way to defeat the Sandinistas was to ... kill, kidnap, rob and torture ..."
" We worked fairs, demonstrating it ", Morrison told the Virginian-Pilot.
Here, we are told, ' We need to go beyond the pleasure principle, the reality principle, and repetition compulsion to ... the fantasy principle ' - ' not, as Freud did, reduce fantasies to wishes ... consider all other imaginable emotions '; and thus envisage emotional fantasies as a possible means of moving beyond stereotypes to more nuanced forms of personal and social relating.
" " We are certainly putting more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ," he told The Daily Telegraph in 2009.
We are told that he was " plain and powerful in preaching, fervent in prayer ", " a discerner of other men's spirits, and very much master of his own ", skilful to " speak a word in due season to the conditions and capacities of most, especially to them that were weary, and wanted soul's rest "; " valiant in asserting the truth, bold in defending it, patient in suffering for it, immovable as a rock ".
Clive Stafford Smith, Legal Director of the UK branch of the human rights group Reprieve, said " We are told that al-Libi committed suicide in his Libyan prison.
When Ciano asked if there was anything Italy could do to broker a Polish-German settlement that would avert a war, he was told by Ribbentrop that " We want war !".
We need a bit of solidarity with someone who has just told us things that we were entitled to know.
We are told it is to keep the question of slavery out of Congress!
IEG President Seth Warshavsky told the New York Post, " We have been presented with another Kelsey Grammer tape.
Alex Gilady, an Israeli IOC official, told the BBC: " We must consider what this could do to other members of the delegations that are hostile to Israel.
He once told Time, " We don't want one set of rules for people whose collars are blue or whose names end in vowels, and another set for those whose collars are white and have Ivy League diplomas.
In 1986, musician Peter Gabriel wrote a song called We do what we're told ( Milgram's 37 ), referring to the number of subjects ( out of 40 ) who obeyed the experimenters all the way in Milgram's authority experiment, Milgram 18.
Gerasimov told the interviewer that, " We now have the Frank Sinatra doctrine.
We are told that by Darius's time a natural waterway passage which had existed between the Heroopolite Gulf and the Red Sea in the vicinity of the Egyptian town of Shaluf ( alt.
At one point, Darby told the amazed kids in the audience, " We did this show so you new people could see what it was like when we were around.
The Australians understood this twenty years later when Joe Darling, touring England for the first time in 1896, said: " We were all told not to trust the Old Man as he was out to win every time and was a great bluffer ".
" We were all in such insane grief, just completely deranged ," she told < i > The Telegraph </ i > in 2007.

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