Money spent on vegetative patients is money not spent on preventive care, such as flu shots and mammograms. Each night in an ICU bed for such patients is a night that another patient with a genuine prognosis for recovery is denied such high-end care. Every dollar exhausted on patients who will never wake up again is a dollar not devoted to finding a cure for cancer.jacob m. appel
In a cruel irony, speculators - rather then elected politicians - are the shots on crisis management. In an absurd logic, those who foster financial turbulence have been invited by the G7 Finance ministers to identify policies which attenuate financial turbulence.michel chossudovsky
Dieu n'est pas pour les gros bataillons, mais pour ceux qui tirent le mieux. God is on the side not of the big battalions, but of the best shots.InVoltaire's Notebooks, edited by Th. Besterman (1952).
[..] I was watching him in training for the first couple of days and he was one of the worst trainers I'd ever seen [...] His technique was lousy, his shots were going wide – but then he scored ten goals in the first five or six games and I realised what a player he was. (Brian Laudrup, his ex-Fiorentina teammate, 2006).gabriel batistuta
Here the system is creating an industry around the drug issue when it does nothing to stop the corrupt military that moves the drugs, and the big banks that are all in cahoots with the President and the big shots in the Congress.jerry brown
He is capable of hitting shots which other players don't even think about trying. He has so many skills.roger federer
Hey son, don't look so glum. The goddam movie'd be awright if only had a few more shots of Robbie!ronnie hawkins
"I say to the Dublin government, Mr Faulkner says it's "hands across the border to Dublin". I say, if they don't behave themselves in the South, it will be shots across the border!"Ian Paisley
These television shows that have 14 shots of somebody looking at each other with the wind blowing through their hair drive me insane.amy sherman-palladino
The slow-rising central horror of "Watergate" is not that it might grind down to the reluctant impeachment of a vengeful thug of a president whose entire political career has been a monument to the same kind of cheap shots and treachery he finally got nailed for, but that we might somehow fail to learn something from it.hunter s. thompson
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.dave barry
I have always used rather large execution squads, since I declined to use men who were specialists for shots in the neck (Genickschussspezialisten). Each squad shot for about one hour and was then replaced. The persons who still had to be shot were assembled near the place of the execution, and were guarded by members of those squads, which at the moment did not take part in the executions.paul blobel
Ashraf, keep this gun with you, and if troops enter Tehran and try to take us, fire a few shots and then take your own life. I'll do the same.muhammad reza pahlavi
He who warned, uh, the the British that they weren't going to be takin' away our arms, uh, by ringin' those bells and um makin' sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that, uh, we were going to be secure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed.sarah palin
In a cruel irony, speculators - rather then elected politicians - are the shots on crisis management. In an absurd logic, those who foster financial turbulence have been invited by the G7 Finance ministers to identify policies which attenuate financial turbulence.Economic Warfare, Chapter 21, p. 327 (The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order - Second Edition - (2003))
We had been told there were no ‘death panels’ in the bill...But look closely at the provision mandating bureaucratic panels that will be calling the shots regarding who will receive government health care.Sarah Palin, ex-Governor of Alaska, Facebook, Nov. 7, 2009.
Wall Street, the banks, and corporate America, has been able to call the shots here. They control our members of Congress and they get what they want.Michael Moore,in DealBook’s Interview With Michael Moore, The New York Times, 23 September 2009
I want free life, and I want fresh air; And I sigh for the canter after the cattle, The crack of the whip like shots in battle, The medley of horns, and hoofs, and heads That wars, and wrangles, and scatters and spreads; The green beneath and the blue above, And dash, and danger, and life and love.Frank Desprez
How many shots does it take before the concept ay choice becomes obsolete?Renton, Blowing It: Courting Disaster" (Chapter 4, Story 1)
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.Napoleon I of France, to Alexander I of Russia at Tilsit (25 June 1807), as quoted in Libretto for the Republic of Liberia (1953) by Melvin Beaunorus Tolson
Here is a bulletin from CBS News: in Dallas, Texas, three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade in downtown Dallas. The first reports say that President Kennedy has been seriously wounded by this shooting.walter cronkite
How many shots does it take before the concept ay choice becomes obsolete?Irvine Welsh
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