The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
You can only accomplish your object in life by complete disregard of the opinions of other people.
The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being.
No other animal on earth has portrayed such a disregard for life than mankind.
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
It is impossible to disregard such an important medium as television. We should know how to use it, learn to work in it and express new values in it.
All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
The common vice of democracy is disregard for morality.
One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I cannot afford the luxury of a closed mind.
Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level.
Medicine also disregards national boundaries.
With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war.
Divorce is fairly common these days, and I think many times people disregard the emotional impact that divorce has on a couple and a family, because it happens so frequently.
It is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
As a microbiologist, I am particularly concerned with Mr. Bush's blatant disregard for science.
Americans have a penchant for the future and tend to disregard the past.
No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.
This is what Hollywood tends to do. It tends to disregard tradition, history and anything factual, twisting it and turning it and making it all okay regardless of what the English may think of it.
Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.
We started shooting, and then Jodie found out she was pregnant. Forest broke it to me - he'd gone to work and heard it on the radio! It seemed like the movie was doomed. But, like these characters, there was a disregard for all the signs along the way.
Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win.
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