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    A good way to rid one's self of a sense of discomfort is to do something. That uneasy, dissatisfied feeling is actual force vibrating out of order; it may be turned to practical account by giving proper expression to its creative character.
    — William Morris
    Chamberlain's stubborn, fanatical insistence on giving Hitler what he wanted, his trips to Berchtesgaden and Godesberg and finally the fateful journey to Munich rescued Hitler from his limb and strengthened his position in Europe, in Germany, in the Army, beyond anything that could have been imagined a few weeks before. It also added immeasurably to the power of the Third Reich vis-a-vis the Western democracies and the Soviet Union.
    — William L. Shirer
    Let's care and nurture our bodies. You are looking after something from a very early stage. Like a plant, you're giving it food and water and when it grows, look at the amount of buds it gives you. Every year it flourishes and comes back time and time again. Look after yourselves and don't be embarrassed about it.
    — William Katt
    tags: time  food  body  giving  care  water  year 
     
    For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas. Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
    — William Jewett Tucker
    tags: time  men  giving  christmas 
     
    True religion is not a mere doctrine, something that can be taught, but is a way of life. A life in community with God. It must be experienced to be appreciated. A life of service. A living by giving and finding one's own happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: happiness  live  true  giving 
     
    When we got organized as a country and we wrote a fairly radical Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount of individual freedom to Americans, it was assumed that the Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly.
    — William J. Clinton
    Our immigration policy is focussed in four areas: First, strengthening border control; second, protecting American jobs by enforcing laws against illegal immigrants at the workplace; third, deporting criminal and deportable aliens; fourth, giving assistance to states who need it, and denying illegal aliens benefits for public services or welfare.
    — William J. Clinton
    When we got organized as a country, [and] wrote a fairly radical Constitution, with a radical Bill of Rights, giving radical amounts of freedom to Americans, it was assumed that Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly...When personal freedom is being abused, you have to move to limit it.
    — William J. Clinton
    When we give what we can, and give it with joy, we don't just renew the American tradition of giving, we also renew ourselves.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: joy  giving  renew  american 
     
    If you go against someone, you say, you can't vote for these Democrats, they don't have good values, they're not good people, they're weak, they're spineless, they're don't love America, they're giving aid and comfort to Saddam Hussein, that's the kind of thing I think is bad for America, because it stops the voters from thinking. And any time you stop thinking in a free society you get in trouble.
    — William J. Clinton
    People run away from the name subsidy. It is a subsidy. I am not afraid to call it so. It is paid for the purpose of giving a merchant marine to the whole country so that the trade of the whole country will be benefitted thereby, and the men running the ships will of course make a reasonable profit.... Unless we have a merchant marine, our navy if called upon for offensive or defensive work is going to be most defective.
    — William Howard Taft
    tags: men  people  work  giving  running  afraid 
     
    It makes life very simple actually. You could be giving a TV interview in howling gale and it no longer matters.
    — William Hague
    tags: giving 
     
    I'm drawn to a lot of first-time directors. One of the great common denominators in these small independent films is that there's a person, or two people, who have an absolutely monomaniacal passion to get these films made. That's what makes them happen. Sometimes, it takes years and years to finally get it done, but by never backing down, by never giving up, they get these films to the screen by hook or by crook.
    — William H. Macy
    tags: people  giving  film  passion  year 
     
    Giving advice isn't as risky as people say. Few ever take it anyway.
    — William Feather
    tags: people  advice  giving 
     
    Pointless. . . . Like giving caviar to an elephant.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: giving 
     
    Parents giving the keys to the car act as if they are giving the keys to the kingdom.
    — William E. Rothschild
    tags: key  giving  parent 
     
    If someone accidentally ingests sodium azide, you shouldn't try to resuscitate the person because you could die, too, giving CPR. This is a highly toxic chemical.
    — William Davis
    tags: people  giving  die 
     
    To impute our recovery to medicine, and to carry our view no further, is to rob God of His honor, and is saying in effect that He has parted with the keys of life and death, and, by giving to a drug the power to heal us, has placed our lives out of His own reach.
    — William Cowper
    You need more fact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action.
    — William Bolitho
    The "trickle-down" theory: the principle that the poor, who must subsist on table scraps dropped by the rich, can best be served by giving the rich bigger meals.
    — William Blum
    tags: giving  poor 
     
    You are my sunrise. Your smile lights up my world. I could give anything just to see you happy. True love is not in getting things from others but in giving and sharing more and more.
    — William Bernhardt
    tags: world  smile  true  giving  sharing 
     
    But at the same time, there must never be the least hesitation in giving up a position the moment it is shown to be untenable. It is not going too far to say that the greatness of a scientific investigator does not rest on the fact of his having never made a mistake, but rather on his readiness to admit that he has done so, whenever the contrary evidence is cogent enough.
    — William Bayliss
    It may well be a sign of the decadence of the Church and the failure of Christianity that gifts have to be coaxed out of people, and that often they will not give at all unless they get something for their money in the way of entertainment or of goods. Giving which is real giving has a certain recklessness in it.
    — William Barclay
    In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.
    — William Baldwin
    The great pines stand at a considerable distance from each other. Each tree grows alone, murmurs alone, thinks alone. They do notintrude upon each other. The Navajos are not much in the habit of giving or of asking help. Their language is not a communicative one, and they never attempt an interchange of personality in speech. Over their forests there is the same inexorable reserve. Each tree has its exalted power to bear.
    — Willa Cather
    If [the writer] achieves anything noble, anything enduring, it must be by giving himself absolutely to his material. And this gift of sympathy is his great gift; is the fine thing in him that alone can make his work fine.
    — Willa Cather
    tags: work  alone  giving  gift  achieve  noble 
     
    The women who don't seek attention are usually the women you need to be giving your attention to.
    — Will Smith
    tags: women  giving  attention 
     
    I lay very little stress either upon asking or giving advice. Generally speaking, they who ask advice know what they wish to do, and remain firm to their intentions. A man may allow himself to be enlightened on various points, even upon matters of expediency and duty; but, after all, he must determine his course of action, for himself.
    — Wilhelm von Humboldt
    tags: men  advice  action  giving  wishes  stress 
     
    Imagination stimulates your thinking power by giving your mind abundant data with which to work. It opens the gate to dreams and fantasies so that you may become receptive, as a little child, in exploring the Kingdom of Ideas.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    Love is the supreme good; it is the overflowing life, the giving of ourselves to noble ends and causes.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    tags: giving  noble 
     
    In gratitude for God's gift of life to us we should share that gift with others. The art of giving encompasses many areas. It is an outgoing, overflowing way of life.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    tags: gratitude  giving  gift  god  shares 
     
    There is no almost in giving your all.
    — Wes Fesler
    tags: giving 
     
    Using clouds is a radical way of consuming IT. There are emotional barriers to giving up some level of control over the servers that you are running [for the companies].
    — Werner Vogels
    I am somebody who creates images, with my perspectives, fascinations and my instincts as a narrator. You have to activate the audience's imagination. If you are just giving them scientific results, they would forget the film in five minutes flat.
    — Werner Herzog
    The name of our proper connection to the earth is 'good work,' for good work involves much giving of honor. It honors the source of its materials; it honors the place where it is done; it honors the art by which it is done; it honors the thing that it makes and the user of the made thing.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: work  earth  giving  honor 
     
    Akin to the idea that time is money is the concept, less spoken but as commonly assumed, that we may be adequately represented by money. The giving of money has thus become our characteristic virtue. But to give is not to do. The money is given in lieu of action, thought, care, time.
    — Wendell Berry
    As we explore the nature of our gift, our goal is to move toward this kind of giving: cheerful giving that flows gently and easily, kingly giving that flows surely from who we are. As we encounter the questions-Who are we ? What do we love ?-the gift we bring will be easy, because our gift naturally emerges from who we are. The offering we bring is ourselves, just as we are. Our gift is our true nature. There can be no greater gift than this.
    — Wayne Muller
    tags: nature  true  giving  gift  goal 
     
    We become what we love. Whatever you are giving your time and attention to, day after day, is the kind of person you will eventually become.
    — Wayne Muller
    tags: time  people  giving  attention 
     
    The first step toward discarding a scarcity mentality involves giving thanks for everything that you have.
    — Wayne Dyer
    tags: giving 
     
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