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If you are serious about stopping people before things take off, then necessarily your evidence is going to be more ambiguous. (Quote by - Andrew McCarthy)

We were able to see individual differences in brain activation depending on the person's preferences or aversions to risk and ambiguity. People who preferred ambiguity had increased activation in the (lateral) prefrontal cortex, and people who preferred risk had increased activation in the (posterior) parietal cortex. (Quote by - Scott Huettel)

Liu's case could serve as a warning to those who attempt to breach athletes' rights by ambiguous means. His appeal could enhance the awareness of athletes' legal rights. (Quote by - Wang Dawei)

I have a real comfort for ambiguity and risk. I'd rather err on the side of taking the risk ? nothing ventured, nothing gained. A $50,000 payroll and $100 in the checking account might give lots of people a difficult time sleeping at night. I believe I'll always find a way to make it work. (Quote by - Penny Baker)

If I were in Iran or North Korea or Iraq and I heard the president of the United States say what he said last night about weapons of mass destruction and about terrorism and about terrorist networks and about nations that harbor terrorists, I don't think there would be a lot of ambiguity as to the view he holds of those problems and their behavior. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

Iran is determined to remove ambiguities, continue talks and win its rights. (Quote by - Hamid-Reza Asefi)

Version 1.1 is a minor release. It clarifies some ambiguities in version 1.0. (Quote by - Bob Rennard)

May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best -- out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters. (Quote by - May Sarton)

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world. (Quote by - Carl Sandburg)

If it can be verified, we don't need faith.. Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and sudden, startling joys. (Quote by - Madeleine L'Engle)

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood. (Quote by - Alexander Haig)

The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority. (Qutoe by - Francis Crick)

Things we do and experience have resonance. It can die away quickly or last a long time; it can have a clear center frequency or a wide bandwidth; be loud, soft or ambiguous. The present is filled with past experience ringing in various ways and now is colored by this symphony of resonance. (Quote by - Paul Lansky)

If you have the personalities down, you understand them and identify with them; you can stick them in any situation and have a pretty good idea of how they're going to respond. Then it's just a matter of sanding and polishing up the jokes. But if you've got more ambiguous characters or stock stereotypes, the plastic comes through and they don't work as well. These two characters clicked for me almost immediately and I feel very comfortable working with them. (Quote by - Bill Watterson)

I think he had a quite sort of ambiguous relationship to Holmes. It made him rich, it made him famous, but as often the case with these things, a writer can turn against his or her most successful creation; hence, he killed him off (in 'The Adventure of the Final Problem') and brought him back by popular request. And, of course, people did sort of confuse them and assume if he could invent these complicated mysteries, then he could also solve them. (Quote by - Julian Barnes)

A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities. (Quote by - Herman Melville)

He is the golden boy of Croatian sport and Croatian tennis and there is no ambiguity about his nomination. (Quote by - Niki Pilic)

Those 12 years, they were ambiguous at best. (Qutoe by - Lindsey Buckingham)

That clarity is not going to happen and the ambiguity helps the White House, which now can hold indefinitely and without charges another U.S. citizen without having to worry about any restrictions from the justices. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)

People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words. (Qutoe by - Felix Mendelssohn)

I don't want moral ambiguity. This is legal ambiguity. This is a nasty world. These guys are trying to do the best they can. (Quote by - Jorge Zamacona)

However, I reach today's decision without substituting my judgment for others on the ambiguous issue of Mr. Baird's degree of insanity. (Quote by - Mitch Daniels)

The rules are ambiguous and you can't call up (Voters Services) and get an opinion, .. In 1999 that was (a) result of erroneous instructions that we got from Voter Services. I'm very skeptical. (Quote by - John Messina)

Everyone in this business knows this is shoplifted goods, ... There`s no ambiguity. Arty Ecock (Quote by - Arty Ecock Quotes)

It all depends on what the report says -- if it's an open-and-shut case or if it's ambiguous. (Quote by - John Linder)


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