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Anne Bradstreet once noted that if we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Stephen Leacock once said that advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
I saw an advert in the paper for a used car you might be interested in.
An African proverb states that good things sell themselves, those that are bad have to be advertised.
With so many different ads in magazines, we have to be sure that ours really catches people's eye.
Don't be afraid to ask your uncle for financial advice if you need it, he's been a financial consultant for a long time, and he knows what he's talking about.
George V once observed, "I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.
"Mao Zedong once said, "We are advocates of the abolition of war, we do not want war, but war can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
"A Kenyan proverb suggests that affairs of the home should not be discussed in the public square.
Your grandmother has a lot of affection for you, and will be upset if you don't visit her while you are in town.
Pindar once noted that every gift, though it be small, is in reality great if given with affection.
The word "gazelle" comes from the Arabic word for affectionate, and it is believed to be inspired by the creature's large, gentle eyes.
The Dalai Lama once said that at work, if you have a warm heart, human affection, your mind will be calmer and more peaceful.
I don't want to be affiliated with that group in any way.
I totally disagree with their entire way of doing things.
I would like to be able to afford a new car next year, so I won't be going away for the holidays.
My wife and I both have to work full time in order to be able to afford to buy a house.
Don't be afraid to raise your hand if you don't understand something.
There is a Chinese proverb which states, be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
William Shakespeare wrote, "be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
"War hero Eddie Rickenbacker once said that courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
Many people seem to be afraid of spiders, even though most of them are completely harmless.
The total cost of rebuilding the country in the aftermath of the civil war will be in the billions of dollars.