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 Simone Weil - “What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Yes, mostly with Carole and Gerry, who were our best friends and our biggest competition. It was a very complex relationship.”
 Simone Weil - “Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.”
 Lynne Weil - “We have heard from Microsoft that no representative from the company will attend the briefing. So, with Cisco Systems, this makes two companies that have confirmed they're opting out.”
 Simone Weil - “Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.”
 Simone Weil - “Evil is neither suffering nor sin it is both at the same time, it is something common to them both. For they are linked together sin makes us suffer and suffering makes us evil, and this indissoluble complex of suffering and sin is the evil in which we are submerged against our will, and to our horror.”
 Cynthia Weil - “Then we kind of come back and appreciate that feeling of comfort that we do have together. It's like, oh now I can really let go.”
 Simone Weil - “The needs of a human being are sacred. Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons of state, or to any consideration of money, nationality, race, or color, or to the moral or other value attributed to the human being in question, or to any consideration whatsoever.”
 Steve Weil - “There are less college-educated teaching candidates in those groups than we see in other groups. It makes it more challenging to find candidates, so we have to find specific strategies to get out early in the job market.”
 Cynthia Weil - “That's what it is every time you walk into the room to write with someone new. It's like, oh god I have to take my clothes off 'my creative clothes' and let them see all of my flaws.”
 Lynne Weil - “It is mystifying why these companies would not want to take part after all this is an opportunity to clear their names.”
 Andrew Weil - “Is your energy good and mind clear Everybody is different, so I don't really think there are general rules here.”
 Simone Weil - “The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.”
 Simone Weil - “In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.”
 Elaine Weil - “You should actively engage your cat at least a couple of times a day with some predator-prey activity, such as chasing foil balls or chasing a feather lure on a stringed pole, to avoid a bored cat. For self-motivated entertainment, there are a variety of soft toys, balls, mice to chase. Cats love to hide and pounce. Give them a box with some random holes cut in it, or a good old paper bag.”
 Simone Weil - “I am not a Catholic but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.”
 David Weil - “At a certain point, we are going to have to grapple with the basis of funding a health care system in this country. The current system evolved in a very different economic time.”
 Simone Weil - “In this world, only those people who have fallen to the lowest degree of humiliation, far below beggary, who are not just without any social consideration but are regarded by all as being deprived of that foremost human dignity, reason itself -- only those people, in fact, are capable of telling the truth. All the others lie.”
 Simone Weil - “In this world, only those people who have fallen to the lowest degree of humiliation, far below beggary, who are not just without any social consideration but are regarded by all as being deprived of that foremost human dignity, reason itself only those people, in fact, are capable of telling the truth. All the others lie.”
 Cynthia Weil - “It was kind of like songwriter's boot camp. You had to produce. You had to produce fast. You had to learn.”
 Ulric Weil - “Everybody now is trying to save money, and they can do that by outsourcing their 'commoditized' assembly, repair and service business to these companies, who do that much more efficiently,”
 Jack Weil - “We have done business there for many, many years.”
 Cynthia Weil - “The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops, be a singersongwriter, or find a singer to develop.”
 Ulric Weil - “They are looking for non-multinational tech stocks that are attracted. What are they Certainly not the telecom stocks, the CLEC, the independent telephone company, ATT, WorldCom, they are all in trouble because demand for the high speed connections, the data connections are not coming through as quickly as possible, but the revenue from local business calls and the tremendous price pressure and so those companies are not likely to be targets for investors to go for.”
 Ulric Weil - “They are looking for non-multinational tech stocks that are attracted. What are they Certainly not the telecom stocks, the CLEC, the independent telephone company, ATT, WorldCom, they are all in trouble because demand for the high speed connections, the data connections are not coming through as quickly as possible, but the revenue from local business calls and the tremendous price pressure and so those companies are not likely to be targets for investors to go for,”

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