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There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage. (Quote by - Joel Barlow)

I have always been accustomed to that role, even going back to college. But the great thing is, I have a backcourt mate who's accustomed to it, too. So teams really have to pick their poison as far as who is going to take that shot. (Quote by - Richard Hamilton)

I'm starting to get accustomed to everybody and how everything works. I've been at four schools in three years, so different kind of coaches operate differently. I'm starting to get accustomed to Tracy. (Quote by - Stephanie Douglas)

I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater)

I'm accustomed to playing a little bit more than I have, so it's been a bit of an adjustment for me. You want to compete and you want to contribute in a team setting. That's what can be frustrating for anybody who wants to help out. But at the same time, you've got to stay patient. (Quote by - Brian Boucher)

It's a very difficult thing for people to accept, seeing women act out anger on the screen. We're more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying. (Quote by - Rebecca De Mornay)

The rich adopt novelties and become accustomed to their use. This sets a fashion which others imitate. Once the richer classes have adopted a certain way of living, producers have an incentive to improve the methods of manufacture so that soon it is possible for the poorer classes to follow suit. Thus luxury furthers progress. Innovation is the whim of an elite before it becomes a need of the public. The luxury today is the necessity of tomorrow. Luxury is the roadmaker of progress: it develops latent needs and makes people discontented. In so far as they think consistently, moralists who condemn luxury must recommend the comparatively desireless existence of the wild life roaming in the woods as the ultimate ideal of civilized life. (Quote by - Mises, Ludwig Von)

When the mask of self-righteousness has been torn from us and we stand stripped of all our accustomed defenses, we are candidates for God's generous grace. (Quote by - Erwin W. Lutzer)

One way the God-Man reveals Himself to us, of all ways, is not in a glorious vision or supernatural event, but in the pages of this thing we call the Bible. Imagine that. How odd. A book. Why not just appear to the one who seeks Him and speak face to face. No! Why? It would kill us. It would absolutely blow us away to be confronted with the Real Jesus, because the Jesus we have come to believe in is a fairy tale, a jolly elf, a fantasy character. The Bible prepares us for Him, does it not? Using types, shadows, stories, just to whet your appetite and get you accustomed to Him and His dealings so you are not totally shocked when you do meet Him. (Quote by - Chip Brogden)

The phrases men are accustomed to repeat incessantly, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence(Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

With some of these works, you can sense just by looking at the piece that the artist is accustomed to working on a huge scale. It's a challenge for them to work in a manner they're not accustomed to. (Quote by - Tom Klobe)

I think they got to Whitney in the first inning. She didn't have her normal confidence that we are accustomed to. (Quote by - Dana Fiedler)

We are accustomed to seeing troubled companies pruning their staff and letting people go, but Best Buy is really hitting on all cylinders. (Quote by - Alan Rifkin)

First of all, Urban has brought together a fan base that was fractured. We were not having as much success as we were accustomed to, and here in Gator Nation people expect us to be successful. People look at Urban, look at his record, and they like what they see. (Quote by - Jeremy Foley)

Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness. (Quote by - Fred Woodworth)

We are working with a limited pool of horses and it has taken its toll on our entries. Cutting back to four days a week the next two weeks will allow us to have the quality and quantity we were accustomed to before the outbreak of the virus. (Quote by - Lou Raffetto)

Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing. (Quote by - Vladimir Lenin)

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics. (Quote by - Helen Rowland)

All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious. (Quote by - Manfred von Richthofen)

MTV's constituency is probably more accustomed to outlandish behavior than the prime demographic for a Super Bowl audience. Wall Street would look at that (the controversy and any fine) more as a one-time event, not as a change in underlying earnings power. (Quote by - Jeffrey Logsdon)

When you are accustomed to anything, you are estranged from it. (Quote by - George Cabot Lodge)

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake. (Quote by - Rene Descartes)

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

Literally as well as metaphorically, the man accustomed to inverting lenses has undergone a revolutionary transformation of vision. (Quote by - Thomas Kuhn)

Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence. Every person in this life has something to teach me - and as soon as I accept that, I open myself to truly listening. (Quote by - Lahr, John)


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