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    Wonder is very necessary in life. When we're little kids, we're filled with wonder for the world - it's fascinating and miraculous. A lot of people lose that. They become cynical and jaded, especially in modern day society. Magic renews that wonder.
    — Doug Henning
    This is the national equivalent of having no savings, your credit card maxed out, you didn't renew your insurance, and now your house has burned down. The only way we can start to solve this is rolling back the tax cuts for the rich, which would save about $70 billion.
    — Diana DeGette
    tags: renew  tax 
     
    There has come a time when we can no longer remain silent but must speak up for our country which is being sold, abused, mined, depleted, drained, overworked, over-loved, its plants and animals becoming endangered and exterminated faster than we can renew them. Our country is silent, so we must speak and act to save it.
    — Di Morrissey
    tags: animals  time  renew 
     
    Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Joblessness is a weapon of mass destruction, homelessness, a weapon of mass destruction... racism, a weapon of mass destruction, fear, a weapon of mass destruction. We must disarm these weapons and renew our commitment to quality public schools and dedicated teachers and good housing and quality health care and decent jobs and stronger neighborhoods.
    — Dennis Kucinich
    A museum has to renew its collection to be alive, but that does not mean we give on important old works.
    — David Rockefeller
    tags: work  renew 
     
    Throughout Jesus' ministry, He took time away from the crowds and even His disciples to pray by Himself. Jesus modeled the importance of not only serving God with our actions but of being still and drawing close to God to renew our souls.
    — David Jeremiah
    tags: time  action  soul  renew  god  jesus  disciple  pray 
     
    Yoo's theory promotes frank discussion of the national interest and makes it harder for politicians to parade policy conflicts as constitutional crises. Most important, Yoo's approach offers a way to renew our political system's democratic vigor.
    — David B. Rivkin
    I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightfoward pathway had been lost. Ah me! How hard a thing is to say, what was this forest savage, rough, and stern, which in the very thought renews the fear. So bitter is it, death is little more...
    — Dante Alighieri
    tags: death  fear  thoughts  dark  lost  renew  savage 
     
    On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
    — Dan Lipinski
    tags: live  service  renew  sacred 
     
    Anyone who has ever made a resolution discovers that the strength of that determination fades in time. The moment you feel that is when you should make a fresh determination. Tell yourself, "OK! I will start again from now!" If you fall down seven times, get up an eighth. Don't give up when you feel discouraged-jus t pick yourself up and renew your determination each time.
    — Daisaku Ikeda
    The poet cannot invent new words every time, of course. He uses the words of the tribe. But the handling of the word, the accent, a new articulation, renew them.
    — Eugene Ionesco
    tags: time  renew  poet  invent 
     
    You need to remember who God is, forget the painful wounds and let Him renew you.
    — Erwin McManus
    tags: renew  god 
     
    With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
    — Ernst Haas
    We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly...spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.- Susan Taylor-Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
    — Erica Jong
    We call metaphysics the Science of Life, because to know pure metaphysics is to renew the life and make death and accident impossible.
    — Emma Curtis Hopkins
    tags: death  impossible  renew 
     
    My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me.
    — Elizabeth Wurtzel
    Fight with realistic hope, not to destroy all the world's wrong, but to renew its good.
    — Elizabeth Wein
    tags: world  fight  wrong  renew  hope 
     
    Sensible fathers and mothers, when their children marry, go back to the old days and renew their youth.
    — Elizabeth Goudge
    I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often.
    — Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
    tags: time  renew 
     
    After inside upheavals, it is important to fix on imperturbable things. Their imperturbableness, their air that nothing has happened renews our guarantee.
    — Elizabeth Bowen
    tags: renew 
     
    Can we afford clean water? Can we afford rivers and lakes and streams and oceans which continue to make possible life on this planet? Can we afford life itself? Those questions were never asked as we destroyed the waters of our nation, and they deserve no answers as we finally move to restore and renew them. These questions answer themselves.
    — Edmund Muskie
    tags: ocean  questions  renew  water 
     
    We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic.
    — E. Merrill Root
    I'm just constantly trying to renew and give myself new challenges and push myself to uncomfortable places, trying to get better.
    — Clive Owen
    tags: challenge  renew 
     
    I use Meaningful Beauty for my daily skincare regime. The system helps to restore, protect, revitalize and renew my skin. Using it daily along with avoiding the sun, not smoking, drinking a lot of water, and getting enough sleep is key to looking and feeling good at any age!
    — Cindy Crawford
    tags: beauty  sleep  key  help  renew  water  drinking 
     
    How can your God become our God and renew our prosperity and awaken in us dreams of returning greatness?
    — Chief Seattle
    tags: renew  god  dreams 
     
    We live, we die, and like the grass and trees, renew ourselves from the soft earth of the grave. Stones crumble and decay, faiths grow old and they are forgotten, but new beliefs are born. The faith of the villages is dust now... but it will grow again... like the trees.
    — Chief Joseph
    tags: belief  live  earth  die  renew  faith 
     
    We shall do well ever to remember, that Christianity is not a mere speculative theory, that is to inform the mind; but a great practical lesson, to renew the heart, and to bring us back to the state from whence we are fallen.
    — Charles Simeon
    Praise Him early, praise Him late, for our high and holy state; born, baptized, redeem'd forever, nought but sin our souls can sever from the Saviour who has bought us, from the Spirit who has taught us. Lord! renew us day by day, never let us fall away.
    — Cecil Frances Alexander
    tags: soul  forever  praise  renew  sin  holy  spirit 
     
    Our charity is to be cordial...something that renews, invigorates and warms. Such should be the effect of our love for each other.
    — Catherine McAuley
    tags: charity  renew 
     
    I must go home periodically to renew my sense of horror.
    — Carson McCullers
    tags: horror  renew 
     
    I am determined to try to rebuild and renew this country in ways that will build community and level the playing field. ... To me, that means making certain that the fight to preserve our civil liberties is waged, making certain the fight against discrimination is waged, making certain that women have opportunity in this country.
    — Carol Moseley Braun
    Because democratic institutions do not renew themselves as effortlessly as flowering trees, they demand the ceaseless tinkering of people who possess both the courage and the honesty to admit their mistakes and accept responsibility for even the most inglorious acts.
    — Bill Vaughan
    I think it's time to have a celebration of life and renew our vows. And this time we're going to write the vows because they're going to mean a lot more. We certainly put the 'in sickness and in health' vow to the test the last year and half.
    — Bill Rancic
    tags: health  time  renew  write  year 
     
    Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.
    — Bill Monroe
    tags: people  world  friends  renew  music  year 
     
    The best way to renew thought is to go outside the human imagination.
    — Bernard Werber
    All of us in the academy and in the culture as a whole are called to renew our minds if we are to transform educational institutions-and society-so that the way we live, teach, and work can reflect our joy in cultural diversity, our passion for justice, and our love of freedom.
    — Bell Hooks
    Dare I speak ,to oppressed and opressor in the same voice? Dare I speak to you in a language that will move beyond the boundaries of domination- a language, that will not bind you, fence you in, or hold you? Language is also a place of struggle. The oppressed struggle in language to recover ourselves, to reconcile, to reunite, to renew. Our words are not without meaning, they are an action, a resistance. Language is also a place of struggle.
    — Bell Hooks
    When we work with love we renew the spirit; that renewal is an act of self-love, it nurtures our growth.
    — Bell Hooks
    tags: work  growth  renew 
     
    Collecting is like sex; satisfaction renews and creates new appetites.
    — Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    tags: renew 
     
    Unless we believe that God renews creation every day, our prayers grow habitual and tedious.
    — Baal Shem Tov
    tags: believe  creation  renew  god  prayer 
     
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