Quotes of interests

  1. Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests leaving it to its own avarice and sadness. – Hans Urs von Balthasar
  2. Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted. – Carol Bellamy
  3. Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. – Ambrose Bierce
  4. This fact lays on us- so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort- the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part. – Bernhard von Bulow
  5. One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God. – Anna Julia Cooper
  6. Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration. – John White Geary
  7. I am committed to strengthening our agricultural economy by protecting the unique interests of small and medium size family farms so that they can continue to operate. – Sue Kelly
  8. Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology. – Arthur Levitt
  9. I love grocery shopping when I'm home. That's what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends, and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests – Yo-Yo Ma
  10. The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well. – Jose Marti
  11. Be influenced by nothing but your clients' interests Tell them the truth. – Arthur C. Nielsen
  12. I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here. – Bob Riley
  13. The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile. – Bertrand Russell
  14. As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they can become. – Jean-Paul Sartre
  15. The destinies of the two races in this country are indissolubly linked together, and the interests of both require that the common government of all shall not permit the seeds of race hate to be planted under the sanction of law. – Bobby Scott

Usage examples for interests

  1. " That's why this thing of yours interests me. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  2. I would like to go with you, but alas- I am not so young as I was and I can best serve all your interests here." – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  3. You must look after your interests of course; it may be a question of something considerable. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  4. Your interests are our interests – Inside John Barth by William W. Stuart
  5. She hasn't so many interests as you have. – Rainbow Hill by Josephine Lawrence
  6. This music thing interests me. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  7. Yet here he was, ready and eager to defend his interests – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  8. It interests me greatly. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. Then he proceeded to warn me that if I didn't, my friend Miss Ellaline Lethbridge must look out for herself, because I would no longer be in a position to guard her interests – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  10. He has many interests here. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  11. What interests were bound up in his life? – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  12. " I was never more wide awake, Richard- to your interests said Mrs Glaire. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  13. An able soldier, firm in purpose- somewhat too firm sometimes- he did not spare himself in the interests of his men. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  14. Of course I would: why should I object to doing anything that would forward my husband's interests – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  15. On the other hand, it is equally true that I am now seeing how little those interests really amount to. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  16. By consolidation of all the interests in any particular line of trade. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  17. In the interests of science? – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  18. But under regulations like these, it would cease without any material injury to the interests of others. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  19. I'm a very busy man, with interests in all parts of the world. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. It thus became necessary for Jack to stay behind to look after certain interests of both, his purpose being to follow in the course of a few weeks. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis