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1. "The discrepancy between the modern observance and the prescriptions of the Rule had struck me ever since the novitiate, and no satisfactory explanation had ever been given to me. People said that man had changed: the weakness of people's health no longer allows us to fast. Was it true?"
Author: Adalbert De Vogüé
2. "...robots pencil prescriptions for acid gas sunsets"
Author: Allen Ginsberg
3. "Writers don't give prescriptions. They give headaches!"
Author: Chinua Achebe
4. "One quarter of Medicare beneficiaries have five or more chronic conditions, sees an average of 13 physicians each year, and fills 50 prescriptions per year."
Author: Clayton M. Christensen
5. "A writer's brain is full of little gifts, like a piñata at a birthday party. It's also full of demons, like a piñata at a birthday party in a mental hospital. The truth is, it's demons that keep a tortured writer's spirit alive, not Tootsie Rolls. Sure they'll give you a tiny burst of energy, but they won't do squat for your writing. So treat your demons with the respect they deserve, and with enough prescriptions to keep you wearing pants."
Author: Colin Nissan
6. "Every day, sincerely and without phoniness, Lou demonstrated by his actions how very vital it is - more than anything else - to understand and appreciate the people who work with you....Do your job well, learn your job well, but always remember that the people you work with are your most valuable asset. Embrace them. Honor them. Respect them" (206) "Prescriptions for Success" by John Schuerholz"
Author: Denzel Washington
7. "We have let Eros mean slavery, but Eros also has the power to set us free. We must demand the right to depict women's lives as we know them, not as we might like them to be. We must stop applying political prescriptions to creativity."
Author: Erica Jong
8. "Religions are vague, of course. This means that they are easy to follow -you can interpret their prescriptions as you like. but it also means that it is easy to slip up -there is always some injunction you are violating. But Islam has no religious establishment - no popes, no bishops - that can declare by fiat which is the correct interpretation. As a result, the decision to oppose the state on the grounds that is insufficiently Islamic belongs to anyone who wishes to exercise it."
Author: Fareed Zakaria
9. "Incidentally, it's easy to write prescriptions, but difficult to come to an understanding with people."
Author: Franz Kafka
10. "Dangerous Helpfulness. There are people who want to make men's lives more difficult for no other reason than afterwards to offer them their prescriptions for making life easier -- their Christianity, for example."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
11. "Really, the only thing a psychiatrist can do that a good (fishing) guide can't is write prescriptions."
Author: John Gierach
12. "Therefore, we read the Bible selectively. We pick a text here and there to fit our felt needs. This is like a doctor who forgets how to write prescriptions for the best antibiotics because every- body seems healthy, and he has spent the last decades tweaking good health with hip-hop exercise videos, unaware that pestilence ???????????is at the door. It's like the soldier who forgets how to use his weapons because the times seem peaceful, and he has spent the last decades doing relief work and teaching the children how to play games."
Author: John Piper
13. "If medicine was practiced in 1965 the way it's practiced today, there's no question that prescriptions would have been included in Medicare."
Author: John Podesta
14. "Americans pay up to 1,000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries - that is an alarming statistic."
Author: Ken Salazar
15. "When you go from one place to another, you go with experience, you don't go with prescriptions."
Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
16. "The presidential candidates are offering prescriptions for everything from Iraq to healthcare, but listen closely. Their fixes are situational and incremental. Meanwhile, the underlying structural problems in American politics and government are systemic and prevent us from solving our most intractable challenges."
Author: Larry J. Sabato
17. "Indeed, the modern arguments about the necessities and virtues of government control over the individual are but malign echoes of utopian prescriptions through the ages, which attempted to define subjugation as the most transcendent state of man."
Author: Mark R. Levin
18. "As with many other folk beliefs, 'feng-shui' undoubtedly incorporates some scientifically correct observation or received wisdom based on direct experience of natural phenomena; but it needs to be dealt with skeptically as a credible system of thought. Some feng-shui prescriptions can certainly lead to desirable results."
Author: Martin Filler
19. "For humans, tools point to the necessity of moral inquiry. Because nature makes only ambiguous prescriptions for us, we are compelled to ask, what is good? If you give a young boy a hammer for the first time and watch his face, you will see an awareness of this burden dawning on him (as he turns to the cat, for example)."
Author: Matthew B. Crawford
20. "Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana."
Author: Melissa Etheridge
21. "Five truly effective prescriptions to remedy a bad day. (You can't overdose.)—Pray; discuss your troubles with God.—List your blessings. (The blue sky, soft cookies, warm socks, etc.)—Call your mom.—Visit an animal shelter and hug a lonely cat.—Visit a nursing home and hug a lonely grandparent."
Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
22. "Thousands of Ohio families are going deeper and deeper in debt just trying to pay their heating bills, fill prescriptions, and buy groceries. The current minimum wage is simply not enough."
Author: Sherrod Brown

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