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Letter "S" » stakes
«There's a compelling reason to master information and news. Clearly there will be better job and financial opportunities. Other high stakes will be missed by people if they don't master and connect information.»
«University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.»
«The smaller the stakes, the pettier the politics»
«Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low»
«If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time»
Author: Chinese Proverbs
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«The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent.»
«One thing vampire children have to be taught early on is, don't run with wooden stakes.»
«Death eats up all things, both the young lamb and old sheep; and I have heard our parson say, death values a prince no more than a clown; all?s fish that comes to his net; he throws at all, and sweeps stakes; he?s no mower that takes a nap at noon-day, but drives on, fair weather or foul, and cuts down the green grass as well as the ripe corn: he?s neither squeamish nor queesy-stomach?d, for he swallows without chewing, and crams down all things into his ungracious maw; and tho? you can see no belly he has, he has a confounded dropsy, and thirsts after men?s lives, which he guggles down like mother?s milk.»
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
, fair hearing
, green corn
, Green Grass
«Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.»