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Letter "P" » preventing
«Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one.»
«From this vision of the role of the United Nations in the next century flow three key priorities for the future: eradicating poverty, preventing conflict and promoting democracy.»
«Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.»
«But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.»
«Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.»
«We scientists, whose tragic destiny it has been to make the methods of annihilation ever more gruesome and more effective, must consider it our solemn and transcendent duty to do all in our power in preventing these weapons from being used for the br»
Author: Albert Einstein
, effective power
«It is a noteworthy fact that kicking and beating have played so considerable a part in the habits which necessity has imposed on mankind in past ages that the only way of preventing civilized men from beating and kicking their wives is to organize games in which they can kick and beat balls.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
, ball game
, Ball games
«There is nothing like desire for preventing the thing one says from bearing any resemblance to what one has in one's mind»
«It is not worthwhile to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man's character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible»
«The fact is, the public make use of the classics of a country as a means of checking the progress of Art. They degrade the classics into authorities. They use them as bludgeons for preventing the free expression of Beauty in new forms.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, free expression
, The Classics