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It's time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social Security taxes in personal savings accounts.

Certainly my parents were a huge influence. They always expected the most out of all of us. And expected us to do our very best. I'm thankful to them for allowing me to do what I wanted to do.

I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry then bargain on its own even when workers share a common employer.

It seems to me that we're in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society.

A free society will abide unofficial private discrimination even when that means allowing hate-filled groups to exclude people based on the color of their skin.

Allowing yourself to smile takes 99% of the effort.

The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science.

Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.

By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral stationary atoms.

I'm not trying to keep up or adapt. I'm allowing myself to grow evolve and create new music.

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

I support allowing gay couples to marry because of - not in spite of - my values. And many of those values are the same ones deeply held by those who do not believe in gay marriage.

Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of relationship to be made equivalent to it.

Another argument vaguer and even less persuasive is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?

In terms of the legal matter of creating a contract between two people that's called marriage and allowing them to live together with the protection of law it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country.

It's mainly about working hard and proving to people you're serious about it and stretching yourself and learning. The mistake a lot of actors make particularly young ones is allowing themselves to feel that they're the finished articles the bee's knees and it's not true.

We shouldn't be debating whether to deal with the current code by allowing it to be extended or not. We should have a president who shows leadership and comes to Congress and says: 'You know what? We need to reform this whole tax code.'

Have you heard of this new thing called the internet? It's giving people new expectations. It's allowing them to become their own expert. Knowledge lies anxious at their fingertips. Gloss over the truth in your advertising and you'll quickly be dismissed as a poser.

In today's world it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs we not only help improve health in those nations we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.

I think the key to happiness is allowing ourselves to not feel bad or guilty for feeling it and letting it be contagious. And to not be dependent on other people to create your own happiness.

As Americans we don't see the role of government as guaranteeing outcomes but allowing free men and women to flourish based on their own vision their hard work and their personal responsibility.

I suffered evils but without allowing them to rob me of the freedom to expand.

Americans are free to choose everything from what they eat drive and watch on TV to the President of the United States. Yet when it comes to allowing Americans to choose the health insurance that works best for them and their family the freedom to choose suddenly becomes un-American.