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Instead of the kids starting to experiment at 13, if we can delay it a few years, the research indicates the kids have a much greater likelihood of not becoming abusers.

David Matthews

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.

Bertrand Russell

All explorers are seeking something they have lost. It is seldom that they find it, and more seldom still that the attainment brings them greater happiness than the quest.

William Clark

The tougher the job, the greater the reward.

George Allen

In love quarrels the party that loves the most is always most willing to acknowledge the greater fault.

Sir Walter Scott

Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime

W. E. B. Du Bois

There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.

Ben Johnson

The verdicts today should send the message that within the police department there is no greater betrayal of the badge and of the brotherhood than to ensnare another officer in a web of lies and deceit.

Loretta Lynch

No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand.

J. Michael Straczynski

Art is a way of showing greater fairness to things than is customary.

Eli Siegel

No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.

Thomas Huxley

Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?

Maurice Maeterlinck

There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.

Gaelic Proverb

There is no greater misfortune, than to not be able to endure misfortune.

Traditional Proverb

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.

Plato

Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, greater efficiency - these are all central to the new direction of travel we have set for our public services.

John Hutton

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.

Alfred Adler

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.

Alain de Botton

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

Ronald Reagan

The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.

Emile Zola

A shot glass of desire is greater than a pitcher of talent.

Andy Munthe

Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion

B. C. Forbes

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

Epicurus

You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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