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 C.S. Lewis - “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”  
 Henry Taube - “This joy of discovery is real, and it is one of our rewards. So too is the approval of our work by our peers.”  
 Robin Tunney - “Approval from other people means a lot.”  
 William Shatner - “I think the acting satisfies the need and desire for approval.”  
 Franz Schubert - “Approval or blame will follow in the world to come.”  
 Hjalmar Schacht - “I can assure you that everything I say and do has the complete approval of the Fuehrer and that I would not say or do anything that does not have his approval.”  
 Cathy Rindner Tempelsman - “The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.”  
 Jay Roach - “But I always reassure them that as far as my contractual rights can go, I will protect them and make sure that they have approval over every bit of it so that they know I won't show something that's embarrassing.”  
 John McHugh - “This legislation is a long time in coming, and I couldn't be more thrilled to see the full House put its stamp of approval on H.R. 22.”  
 Joyce Maynard - “I lived with a belief that I was a less worthy person for having fallen short of the approval of the man I had admired more than any other I'd known.”  
 James MacArthur - “I had opportunities to be in stage productions during the school year that she wouldn't let me do, but during the summer she gave her approval.”  
 Henry L. Stimson - “It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself.”  
 Elia Kazan - “Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good Approval so quick”  
 Jasmine Guy - “The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model.”  
 Franz Grillparzer - “The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.”  
 Cuba Gooding - “Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me.”  
 Maggie Gallagher - “Worse, legal approval of suicide amounts to a declaration to the old, sick and vulnerable that others consider their lives worthless.”  
 Maggie Gallagher - “What Oregon's suicide laws actually do is convey social approval to individuals contemplating self-destruction, and to their friends and relatives.”  
 Thomas E. Mann - “First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity.”  
 Thomas E. Mann - “But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism.”  
 Phil Donahue - “Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.”  
 Norm Dicks - “This funding from the National Endowment for the Arts has been like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval.”  
 Jim Cooper - “Few people realize that Bush could slash any program in federal government with the approval of a simple majority in the Senate and the House.”  
 Mason Cooley - “Children now expect their parents to audition for approval.”  
 Robbie Coltrane - “It was quite instant that he wanted Harry's approval. Did you notice that And the children sort of rescued him this time. It's a great turnabout. That's what happens as your children get older. They do things for you, and it's quite shocking when they do.”  

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