But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder, they will perceive and find that it is neither words nor place that can advance them, but worth and merit.
For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
In all my years of performing, no audience member has ever actually assaulted me. I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career.
Music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior.
Business is a subset of the environment, not the other way around. You can't have a healthy economy, you can't have a healthy anything in a degraded environment.
Those movies, Decline I and II and Suburbia, are dearly loved, but they never made any money. I didn't even have the rights for some of them.
ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ, the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute of a national government.
It will take a long time, and certainly the West will remain the dominant civilization well into the next century, but the decline is occurring.
Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy, a philosophy that we as a people should never condone.
If anyone wonders why the airlines are not doing well it is because flying has been made such an unpleasant and degrading experience.
Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well, which would have passed unnoticed a century ago, now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.
The message of women's liberation is that women can love each other and ourselves against our degrading education.
Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
So many people have won Emmys, so many people have won multiple Emmys that I think it's a degraded award.
Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.
Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places.
It is time to end the discrimination against people who need treatment for chemical addiction. It is time for Congress to deal with our Nation's number one public health problem.
The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked.
Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.
But I decline to say who has ever listened to them, who has written them, or other people who have sung them.
I decline to discuss, under compulsion, where I have sung, and who has sung my songs, and who else has sung with me, and the people I have known.
The novel, for me, was an accident. I really don't consider myself a novelist.
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