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List of Affecting Quotes

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Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit. Ansel Adams

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FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good. Felix Adler

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If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations. Richard V. Allen

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A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples. Emily Greene Balch

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At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. Jo Bonner

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Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities. George Boole

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In the hands of a great poet, words have ways of affecting us in ways we don't understand. Kenneth Branagh

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With each of those projects I wasn't thinking about how the layout would really affect the story I was working on - it wasn't the content that was affecting the layout, it was, how I wanted to draw at that point in time. Chester Brown

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Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty. Edmund Burke

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Then, with lots of people doing that without ever looking over their shoulders to see how they were affecting anybody else, it couldn't work, and it didn't work, and it just came to a standstill. Barbara Castle

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A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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This seems highly likely, especially as it has been shown that in several systems mutations affecting the same amino acid are extremely near together on the genetic map. Francis Crick

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Human societies vary in lots of independent factors affecting their openness to innovation. Jared Diamond

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It's also important for those who promote those issues within the white community - the somewhat privileged community - to talk about issues affecting people of color. Danny Glover

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On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting. Oliver Goldsmith

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We're talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it's very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States. Alberto Gonzales

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I think it comes from really liking literary forms. Poetry is very beautiful, but the space on the page can be as affecting as where the text is. Like when Miles Davis doesn't play, it has a poignancy to it. Jim Jarmusch

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The very fact that women now form about one-fifth of the employes in manufacture and commerce in this country has opened a vast field of industrial legislation directly affecting women as wage-earners. Florence Kelley

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I've found that in now having experienced what it's like to make records and just through growing up in general that you should be expressive about what's affecting you instead of trying to sing about a subject just for the sake of other people getting something from it. Chantal Kreviazuk

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The Roman Catholic church... carries the immense power of very directly affecting women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion. Robin Morgan

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The joining of the whole congregation in prayer has something exceedingly solemn and affecting in it. Karl Philipp Moritz

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You have the biggest impact on controlling, on affecting local lives as mayor. It's so much more important than being a state legislator. Dick Murphy

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Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues. Sandra Day O'Connor

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The alternative scene, for a couple years now, has been taken seriously and that's a cool thing. I don't think it's exploded or anything, but I think it's pretty cool that it still exists, it's still affecting people. Bob Odenkirk

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Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago's mean streets. Sara Paretsky

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