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The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation. (Quote by - Lafcadio Hearn)

The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy. (Quote by - Atal Bihari Vajpayee)

Today's Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if it continues to think, and if it becomes democratic. (Quote by - Friedrich Durrenmatt)

I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive. (Quote by - Barbara Deming)

A poem is never finished, only abandoned. (Quote by - Paul Valery)

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

What's important is that we recognize the falsehood of the notion that the Third World should be abandoned because it's a waste of time. (Quote by - Chinua Achebe)

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. (Quote by - George Weinberg)

She clearly wanted to just leave them. And that's abandonment. She had every opportunity to do it the right way. (Quote by - Chuck Wegner)

None of these vehicles are abandoned. Many leave them here in the winter and then take them out during the season when they can use them. They pay us to store them here during the winter. (Quote by - Thomas Colasantov)

Abandon all hopes of utopia - there are people involved (Quote by - Clayton Cramer)

If it's not fit for habitation (or) if it creates an eyesore along the lines of an abandoned car, then it has to fall below this threshold of being a suitable thing to continue, (Quote by - Joe McLaughlin)

When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed. (Quote by - Judith Martin)

There is no sign of an immediate pass-through of energy to core prices, but consumers spent with abandon considering their lack of confidence. That is likely to bolster the Fed's fear of future inflation and reinvigorate their will to raise rates. (Quote by - Christopher Low)

That's what did it. We'd just had it with that. They don't get it. It doesn't matter where you abandon an animal, it's abandonment. (Quote by - Chuck Wegner)

All hope abandon, ye who enter here! (Quote by - Dante Alighieri)

It's unknown if it was an abandoned mine or if the hill was just so saturated that it gave way. (Quote by - Dena Erwin)

HURRICANE, n. An atmospheric demonstration once very common but now generally abandoned for the tornado and cyclone. The hurricane is still in popular use in the West Indies and is preferred by certain old-fashioned sea-captains. It is also used in the construction of the upper decks of steamboats, but generally speaking, the hurricane's usefulness has outlasted it. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it. (Quote by - Paul Valery)

But Cesar must also be assigned part of the responsibilities here. In the early '80s he abandoned any real notion of organizing and instead poured the union's resources into politics. And if you don't organize, you will die. (Quote by - Don Villarejo)

She writes a lot about the abandoning father. The unfaithful male. I've told her that the next time she does that in a play, she should give it to someone else. I love her and I love what she does, but I've been frank with her. I can't deal with it anymore. Those are not the black men that I know. (Quote by - Chuck Smith)

It appears the White House has abandoned the idea of taxing broadcasters billions in 'analog TV spectrum fees' and instead has given its blessing to the budget reconciliation bill as the means by which to raise billions in revenue (go to the last paragraph in bold). You will recall that each White House budget submitted for the last 10 years or so has included spectrum tax provisions in the billions that would target TV broadcasters. (Quote by - Dennis Wharton)

There's a bit of a strange twist to my ending I won't say what. I was anxious not to abandon the romance, the fairy tale, the magic in this ballet but at the same time I wanted to reach that from an everyday world, for him to create that romantic notion of an ideal woman for himself not to go skipping through some fairy-tale woods and stumble across an enchanted swan-woman. (Quote by - Christopher Wheeldon)

We had some guys that abandoned their technique and abandoned some of the things that we just worked a month on. (Quote by - Barry Alvarez)

If I had a mine shaft, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way. (Quote by - Jack Handy)


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