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The basis of a democratic state is liberty.


The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding.

Oscar Wilde

The basis for optimism is sheer terror.

Oscar Wilde

...happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.

Henri Frederic Amiel

We evaluate and adjust our operations on an ongoing basis.

Jacob Dipietre

I guess his wedding was on a need-to-know basis.

Carter G. Phillips

Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.

George Santayana

There needs to funding on a long-term basis.

Susan Holmes

Compassion is the basis of all morality.

Arthur Schopenhauer

When you have no basis of argument, abuse the plaintiff.


The surprise would be if they cut rates by 50 basis points or didn't cut them at all.

Gwyn Hacche

There was no reasonable basis to suspect that this child was abused or neglected.

Tony Spencer

Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.

Carrie P. Snow

We monitor that on daily basis, though as of now, everything is looking clear.

Dan Johnston

To say that on a daily basis you can make a difference, well, you can. One act of kindness a day can do it.

Betty Williams

It sounds great. I could get used to that on a yearly basis, that's for sure.

Dan Rolfes

The agencies will do what's appropriate on a case-by-case basis.

Alex Swann

The prosecutor says he should be executed on the basis of the constitution.

Ansarullah Mawlavizada

We'll be opening our meetings to the public on a quarterly basis.

Mike Reid

We are probably going to see another 75 basis points.

Terence Gabriel

You really have no legal basis to reject this project.

Stephen Needles

There has to be a consensus on this. In OPEC, everything is decided on the basis of consensus.

Bijan Zanganeh

Upon death, heirs receive a step-up in basis.

Mike Janko

If our father is our basis for God, and our fathers abandoned us, then what does that tell you about God?

Tyler Durden

We look at each situation on a case-by-case basis.

Laura Alvey

That's the attraction of these targets. Everybody has to use them to get to work on a daily basis, even in Israel.

Bruce Hoffman

What's the basis for that issue, for the freedom I have?

Joyce Chen

We hire on requirement basis and not on anticipation.

Azim H. Premji

On a consistent basis, definitely not.

Cliff Drysdale

So there is an appropriate basis for having a larger sign and a sign variance here.

Robert Sweeney

We want to compete on a nightly basis.

Mike Jewett

It'll be free, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Margaret Jones

It's about the same as it was last night. We'll just keep him on a day-to-day basis.

Nick Swartz

We're working very aggressively on a year-round basis.

Brian Rothenberg

We no longer operate the company on a day-to-day basis.

Michael Callahan

You could respond to it on a very human basis.

Leslie Nielsen

It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis.

Margaret Bonnano

It's really worth more to you on a pre-tax basis.

Rick Lowe

It's not your everyday job, ... Anytime you get to blow stuff up on a daily basis, it's a lot of fun.

Tony Wilson

It's not just a play day. It has some educational basis.

Jessica Davis

More and more complaints are not investigated at all, or not on a timely basis.

Patricia Mcginnis

Our relationship is shifting completely to a market basis.

Oleksiy Ivchenko

All sports must be treated on the basis of equality.

Pierre De Coubertin

Those are the things that reporters do for the public on a regular basis.

Kathy Nelson

We played the way I hope we can play on a consistent basis.

Joanne Mcvey

It's on an individual case-by-case basis.

Jessica Iben

That's what we needed to realize -- we can do that on a daily basis.

Lance Niekro

This is a temporary basis only, see it how works after a couple of months.

Linda Hodgkins

The 10 billion barrels would be a substantial amount if there were a basis for it, and there's not at this point.

David Shields

Each school is dealing with this differently. It's on a school-by-school basis.

Lynn O'grady

There's no flexibility in helping agencies manage their money on a daily basis.

Shawn Gumataotao

There's no basis to proceed, ... It should have never been an issue.

Ward Churchill

They tripled their investment on an indirect basis.

Kent Thomson

On a net basis, it is still quite positive.

Sailesh Jha

There's no scientific basis for reflexology whatsoever.

Jonathan Fox

Speaking to bloggers on a daily basis.

Nan Aron

We will do this on an urgent basis by using the infrastructure available.

Debasish Sen

But we do know this. There is no basis for impeachment.

David Kendall

Yep, ... We'll be doing it on, I don't want to say a regular basis, but a continuing basis.

Richard Nugent

I don't know what the basis of the appeal would be. There's nothing there to reverse the decision.

Noah Geary

I pretty much enjoy life on a daily basis because there may not be a tomorrow.

Steve Holland

We are losing chairs on almost a daily basis.

Monty Stansbury

I use it on a daily basis - very good for finding names and things like that.

Alan Titchmarsh

The market seems to have pushed far too far, far too fast and on the basis of far too little hard information.

Paul Horsnell

The allegation has no basis either in fact or in law.

Yves Fortier

We're able to judge attractiveness with surprising speed and on the basis of very little information.

Ingrid Olson

We should have four lines we can throw out on the ice on a consistent basis.

Bill Wilkinson

We're asserting they are in violation of the terms of their visas and that they have no legal basis to be in the U.S..

Virginia Kice

It doesn't have any basis. It's like me saying they're Martians; it's silly.

Frank Mackay

My dad did it on a different basis and a different scale than what we do it today.

Dennis Jones

Without an evidentiary basis for them.

David Scott

As you know, I wasn't looking to come back to television on a regular basis.

Kathie Lee Gifford

Safeguards need to be taken on an application-by-application basis.

Julie England

There's no basis to proceed.

Ward Churchill

They need to get out of competition on a deal-to-deal basis.

Bertrand Bidaud

It will be a case-by-case basis.

Dave Baker

I now believe there is a move to embrace it on a controlled basis.

David Morgan

These situations are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Sherry Llewellyn

We're working with everybody on a case-by-case basis.

Nicole Andrews

These are individual claims that can only be decided on an individual basis.

Ted Mayer

I find the paper to be an impressive demonstration of the molecular basis of an atavism.

Richard Prum

We are monitoring the health of the elephants on a regular basis.

Michael Briddell

Accidents most often happen when standards and regulations are not applied on a consistent basis.

Assad Kotaite

We are cooperating fully. We don't know the basis of the investigation nor do we know why.

Don Olsen

That is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard of -- absolutely has no basis in fact.

Peggy Wilson

We reject outright that we discriminate on the basis of age.

Virgin Blue

The foundation of it is proportions. It's the basis for deciding what happens on top of it.

Kevin George

Are very much living on a hand to mouth basis.

Peter Kessler

Nothing like that is on the horizon. There's no basis for denial.

Ralph Saltsman

Normally, search warrants are the basis for the charges.

Bill Cotter

I hire and fire on a daily basis.

Frank Mckinney

Mark has identified that he would like Lee on a permanent basis.

Barry Fry

They are saving $7 billion on an annualized cost basis.

Marc Richards

We actually do get a lot of people from the border on a regular basis.

Denise Graham

I wouldn't say mid caps are a screaming buy, but they are somewhat attractive on a relative basis.

Gus Sauter

If you inherit a checking account with $82,000, then there is no step up in basis.

Mike Janko

It will strongly advocate on a regional basis.

Jim Hopson

There can be compromise on a case by case basis but it cannot go too far.

Benoit Vermander

On an urgent basis.

Scott Campbell

I don't want to go all over the map here, but where is the protest against this war when almost on a daily basis, someone is dying over there?

Alec Baldwin

We certainly would be open for community access on an as-available basis.

Eric Hall

There is no basis for any rumors that Steve Case is leaving.

Edward Adler

We've never written it down anywhere that we hire on the basis of color.

Édouard Pellet