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We cannot truthfully say of anyone who has succeeded in entering deep into his sixties that he was never old.
from Brown Corpus
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We and cannot
We have proved so able to solve technological problems that to contend we cannot realize a universal goal in the immediate future is to be extremely shortsighted, if nothing else.
We can force Britain and France out of the Suez, but we cannot so much as try to force the Russian tanks back from Budapest.
We can vote in the UN against South African apartheid or Portuguese rule in Angola, but we cannot even introduce a motion on the Berlin Wall -- much less, give the simple order to push the Wall down.
We cannot regard foreign policy as something left over after defense policy or trade policy or fiscal policy has been extracted.
We cannot test public opinion until the President and the leaders of the country have gone to the public to explain what is required and have asked them for support for the necessary action.
We cannot now speak of maximizing the value of the objective function, since this function is now known only in a probabilistic sense.
We may show, first, that there cannot possibly be an alternative other than the three typically represented by Bultmann, Barth, and Buri.
We cannot take the space to record all the efforts for the removal or alleviation of collective ills.
We must yield to the divine will, he says ; we cannot pick and choose and accept only what we can understand.
Said Romney: " We simply cannot live in a setting where a project of this scale has the potential of threatening human life, as has already been seen ".
In 1944, Jones wrote to John Walvoord of Dallas Theological Seminary that while the university had " no objection to educational work highly standardized …. We, however, cannot conscientiously let some group of educational experts or some committee of experts who may have a behavioristic or atheistic slant on education control or even influence the administrative policies of our college.
We cannot define a point except as ' something with no parts ', nor blindness except as ' the absence of sight in a creature that is normally sighted '.
The words were given in response to the Latin maxim: " Ignoramus et ignorabimus " or " We do not know, we cannot know ":
We cannot tell at what date the book received its present form, since there are no clear historical allusions in it.
" We simply cannot do without auxiliary constructions ", as Theodor Fontane once said ... dwelling on imaginary wish fulfillments '.
We cannot build a water-tight theology promising physical healing, surely, for the most ' miracle-ridden ' Christian will die in the end, yielding to the natural processes of senescence.
We and truthfully
" The new magazine set forth its principles and policies to its readers: " We wish to have some fun in this paper ... We shall try to domesticate as much as possible of the casual cheerfulness that is drifting about in an unfriendly world ... We shall have something to say about religion, about politics, fashion, society, literature, the stage, the stock exchange, and the police station, and we will speak out what is in our mind as fairly, as truthfully, and as decently as we know how.
We and say
We sympathize with Mr. Kennedy, but we feel bound to say that his budget review doesn't please us either, although for very different reasons.
We couldn't be seen together, for the tongue of Scandal was ever ready to link our names, and the tongue of Scandal finds but one thing to say of the association of a man with a girl, no matter how innocent.
We may say that his attitude was foolish, since he may have been a success had he learned some human relations skills ; ;
We should say that we made our point with feeling the first time and little or no feeling the second time, but that it was the same point we were making.
We may carry this sequence one step further and say that at seventy he was a poet at the height of his powers, wanting only the impetus of two tragedies, one personal, the other national, to loose those powers in poetry.
We have to tell ourselves that when Parker spoke in this vein, he believed what he said, because he could continue, `` But the truth, which cost me bitter tears to say, I must speak, though it cost other tears hotter than fire ''.
We do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business ; we say that he has no business here at all.
We say we want to see put on the statute book something which will make our people citizens of the world before they are citizens of this country ".
We might not see any rotation initially, but if we closely look at the right, we see a larger field at, say, x = 4 than at x = 3.
We say that the mutation is recessive because the organism will exhibit the wild type phenotype ( ordinary trait ) unless both chromosomes of a pair have the mutation ( homozygous mutation ).
We can distort a dual polyhedron such that it can no longer be obtained by reciprocating the original in any sphere ; in this case we can say that the two polyhedra are still topologically dual.
We can use it as basis to say, " a < b " and " b > a ", two judgments which designate the same state of affairs.
: “ We say that it origin of the traditions is polar, and the pole is nomore Western than it is Eastern.