To photograph is to confer importance.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
There is a long-felt need to confer legal status onto the activity of Cossack units, ... Today, the Cossack movement is reviving.
In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation, for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry with her the revelations of God.
When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all.
Smoking appears to confer a modest elevation in breast cancer risk, ... Certainly this relationship is not as strong as the relationship between smoking and lung cancer or smoking and heart disease, but breast cancer may be another disease to add to the long list of diseases associated with smoking.
We don't confer government power on religions, and we don't give religious organizations government power.
The Supreme Court has said Congress does have the power to create new legal interests -- to confer standing on people who otherwise wouldn't have it.
A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals.
The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.
Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery.
Becoming a resident of a state may confer the right to get a driver's license, but it does not and should not confer citizenship.