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justice delayed is justice denied

Justice served at a later time has as little impact as justice not being served at all. A: "We need to get this matter before a judge quickly." B: "Of course. Justice delayed is justice denied."
See also: delay, deny, justice

desires are nourished by delays

One's interest in something will grow as one waits for it. A: "Ugh, I still haven't heard back from the recruiter at my dream job." B: "At least desires are nourished by delays."
See also: by, delay, desire, nourish

Desires are nourished by delays.

Prov. The longer you have to wait for something you want, the more eager you will be to get it. The longer I had to postpone my trip to San Francisco, the more eagerly I wanted to go. Desires are nourished by delays.
See also: by, delay, Desire, nourish
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The results showed that the brain's prefrontal cortex was more active for high delayers and the ventral striatum-an area linked to addictions-was more active in low delayers.
They also act as fusion delayers, causing more of the energy required for fusion to be gained through heat transfer than through work input (screw shear).
This typology includes progressives (high commitment and high capacity), strugglers (high commitment and low capacity), delayers (low commitment and high capacity), and regressives (low commitment and low capacity).
Those who consider hasteners and delayers of an event ipso facto to be causes of that event -- e.
Other individuals with longer larval durations may also be delayers without exhibiting these narrower increments (Sponaugle and Cowen 1994).
Delayers don't seek out extensive medical information; they prefer to learn about health matters from the media, such as women's magazines.
Unlike delayers, who are able to reach a decision as soon as one obvious choice emerges, deliberators don't stop the process until every stone has been overturned.
Males beginning sexual activity early were almost twice as likely as delayers to report causing a pregnancy.
Inspired by the earlier typology of Miller and colleagues, (16) they separate sexually inexperienced teenagers into two groups: delayers, who have not had sex and do not expect to do so in the next year, and anticipators, who have not had sex but anticipate doing so in the next year.
Furthermore, anticipators reported less involvement in religion and lower school achievement than delayers.
Another consequence of the present theory concerns the asynimetry Bennett (1993) has noted between hasteners and delayers of events.
7%) were long delayers --those who came to the clinic more than two months after their first sexual encounter.
TIAN CacheDirect(TM) delayers content into fragments and determines the most relevant content to deploy at the edge, and can pre-populate the cache with the most relevant ESI fragments.
Additionally, the study found that delayers are far more likely to describe themselves as beginner investors.
Greshenelie and the thirsty Armenians were not the only delayers of dressing and undressing.