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Politically or ideologically oriented evaluations of Chief Justice Rehnquist should not overlook what a successful and popular chief justice he was within the Court as the justices' presiding officer, .. The contrast between Rehnquist's undeniably happy Court and that of his predecessor, Warren E. Burger, could not have been greater. (Quote by - David Garrow)

We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave action. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

There was a sharp contrast between the treatment meted out to India and Pakistan. (Quote by - Talat Masood)

February was always the cruelest month for Hunter S. Thompson. An avid NFL fan, Hunter traditionally embraced the Super Bowl in January as the high-water mark of his year. February, by contrast, was doldrums time. (Quote by - Douglas Brinkley)

That's the plan. It's worked before between Pedro and Schilling and myself. You'd have to ask hitters if it really makes a difference, but I think if you get in a three-game series with Schilling, myself and (Josh) Beckett, that kind of contrast, I think chances are pretty good if we all have our 'A' games that day. (Quote by - Tim Wakefield)

The contrast between Jack Paar and Johnny Carson was marked. (Quote by - Tim Brooks)

There has been strong community interest and compassion. The community has stepped up and donated through the faith-based agencies. I'm feeling good about this heating season in contrast to last year's. (Quote by - Bob Ott)

Generally, in order to get a [new] product up to peak revenues, it takes three or four years. In contrast, when something goes generic, it goes generic rather quickly. (Quote by - Al Rauch)

The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it. (Quote by - Voltaire)

By contrast, AMD has a single road on their map. At some point in the future, everything they manufacture will be 64-bit, and the technology will proliferate down from servers into PCs. (Quote by - Dean McCarron)

The only question I have is whether I'd like more of a contrast .. That's nothing personal against Bernard. Bernard is a great athlete who plays defense. But we need a contrast, too. (Quote by - Bernie Bickerstaff)

Joy and grief are never far apart. In the same street the shutters of one house are closed while the curtains of the next are brushed by the shadows of the dance. A wedding party returns from the church and a funeral winds to its door. The smiles and. (Quote by - Robert Eldridge Willmott)

It looked like at a certain point in the game, he started hitting all his spots. And add to that, when you get a lefty in our ballpark on a day like (Sunday), where there is so much contrast with the brightness, it gets tough. (Quote by - Terry Francona)

The contrast between the ancient and the modern is what I enjoy most about these books. I don't know why, and have no intellectual reason I can give. (Quote by - Tanith Lee)

I believe the elements of nature -- light, shadow, color, value, and composition -- are the essential ingredients of my art. I try to utilize the realism of the scene but include the value of color and shadow to stand out with some nice contrasts so the point of interest is easily visible to the viewer. (Quote by - Terry Brennan)

In contrast, if he gets a shock from the device -- and this device can deliver the shock much like you see on (the television show) 'ER' or something with paddles on the chest, the device does it from inside the heart -- then that is something that he will feel, and patients describe it anywhere from a giant hiccup to a mule kick in the chest. (Quote by - Douglas Zipes)

The lustre of diamonds is invigorated by the interposition of darker bodies; the lights of a picture are created by the shades; the highest pleasure which nature has indulged to sensitive perception is that of rest after fatigue. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

All systems are capitalist. It's just a matter of who owns and controls the capital -- ancient king, dictator, or private individual. We should properly be looking at the contrast between a free market system where individuals have the right to live like kings if they have the ability to earn that right and government control of the market system such as we find today in socialist nations. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

The sculpture is intended to be in an architectural setting where it can serve as a contrast to its surroundings and where viewers can walk around the entire piece. (Quote by - Elizabeth Childs)

But someone once described the contrast between a good life and a godly life as the difference between the top of the ocean and the bottom. On top, sometimes it's like glass -- serene and calm -- and other times it's raging and stormy. But hundreds of fathoms below, it is beautiful and consistent, always calm, always peaceful. (Quote by - Bill McCartney)

The Democrats won't do themselves any favors if they give Roberts a free pass. They have to put down some markers, contrast their beliefs with Roberts' beliefs, demonstrate where they stand, and frame the debate over the long-term direction of the court. (Quote by - David Greenberg)

I hate Science. It denies a man's responsibility for his own deeds, abolishes the brotherhood that springs from God's fatherhood. It is a hectoring, dictating expertise, which makes the least lovable of the Church Fathers seem liberal by contrast. (Quote by - Basil Bunting)

Philosophy always requires something more, requires the eternal, the true, in contrast to which even the fullest existence as such is but a happy moment. (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

In contrast to revenge, which is the natural, automatic reaction to transgression and which, because of the irreversibility of the action process can be expected and even calculated, the act of forgiving can never be predicted; it is the only reaction that acts in an unexpected way and thus retains, though being a reaction, something of the original character of action. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

We offer a stark contrast to the bland escapism that chokes the charts. (Quote by - Tom Morello)

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