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  • ADVICE FROM THE PRO: "I like the attitude of wanting to be debt-free," says Derek Kennedy , a fee-only certified financial planner in Knoxville, Tenn.

    The Game Plan

  • Never have the attitude that you wish something would happen: The word wish usually implies something unattainable.


  • The development in the attitude towards justice in the city-state is reflected in the development of Greek cosmology itself, since it was largely by means of the ideas of law and justice that the pre-Socratic thinkers expressed the notion that the changes affecting the primary substances in the world are orderly and regu - lated by immutable principles.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • We may see the first beginnings of English Puritanism in the attitude of those who in 1563 entered into the "Vestiarian Controversy" by opposing the use, by the clergy, of the cap and gown in daily life and of the surplice in church.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • After all, seen in an assemblage of his kind he was not ridiculous-looking: a friendly critic might have called his heaviness weighty, and he was at his best in the attitude of vacant passivity which brings out the oddities of the restless.

    The House of Mirth

  • There were part-task trainers in which individual systems were simulated: the hydraulic system, the electrical system, the environmental control system, the main engine system, the attitude control system, the orbital maneuvering system, and all the other systems that made up the space shuttle.

    Riding Rockets

  • These conditions made it clear to those who gave serious thought to the subject that the attitude of many of the people in the motion picture industry that they could present to the public all types of pictures, crime-inciting, immoral, indecent, sacrilegious without restraint would result in a decided lowering of the standards of our citizenship.

    Grand Theft Childhood

  • To some extent this remark would be accepted by existentialists, for one of their targets has always been complacency, the attitude that the world is basically in order as it is.


  • Neil concluded that, while a pilot could simulate a lunar trajectory in the X-14A, the attitude changes required were that of an Earth-gravity VTOL machine and could not replicate lunar motions.

    First Man

  • Mr. Rensleigh Wedgwood has apparently given27 the true explanation, though this implies that the attitude is one of slavish subjection.

    The expression of the emotions in man and animals


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