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Dag Hammarskjold once said, Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die forLocal governments are hoping a reduction in municipal taxes will help to spur economic development in the region.

Dag Hammarskjold once said, Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.

Andre Bernard Buruch once observed, I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these things to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.

The government is hoping that their new tax reforms will help to spur investment in the country.

Public pressure on the government to negotiate has certainly helped to spur a settlement in the year-long strike.

The desire to shed the team's reputation of choking under pressure spurred the players to that extra effort necessary to win the championship.

There is an Irish proverb which observes that fear is a fine spur, and so is rage.

The genius of Spanish painter Diego Vel-zquez was spurred by his competition with Rubens.

Numerous foreign companies are investing in Qatar, spurred by the nation's large and accessible gas reserves.

The terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 spurred the citizens of New York City to great acts of kindness and charity.

The government has been spurred to take action to make sure our airports are safe, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Prince Llywelyn's success in expanding his kingdom in Wales spurred England to take action against him.

Severe energy shortages in Albania are forcing small firms out of business, increasing unemployment, scaring off foreign investors, and spurring inflation.

The government is taking steps to spur business investment in the country.

Foreign investment in China has helped spur output of both domestic and export goods.

Since World War Two, Liechtenstein's low taxes have spurred outstanding economic growth.

In the late 19th century, economic development in Monaco was spurred with a railroad linkup to France, and the opening of a casino.

The discovery of diamonds and gold in South Africa in the late 1800s helped to spur wealth and immigration.

Recent research shows that hurricanes spur the growth of plankton in our oceans by stirring up the water, thereby bringing food and plankton to the surface where sunlight allows these tiny plants to bloom.

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