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Quote Left One ship sails east and another sails west With the self-same winds that blow. Tis the set of the sail and not the gale Which determines the way they go. As the winds of the sea are the ways of fate As we voyage along through life, Tis the act of the soul that determines the goal, And not the calm or the strife. Quote Right
Quote Left Peaceableness toward enemies is an idea that will, of course, continue to be denounced as impractical. It has been too little tried by individuals, much less by nations. It will not readily or easily serve those who are greedy for power. It cannot be effectively used for bad ends. It could not be used as the basis of an empire. It does not afford opportunities for profit. It involves danger to practitioners. It requires sacrifice. And yet it seems to me that it is practical, for it offers the only escape from the logic of retribution. It is the only way by which we can cease to look to war for peace. ... Peaceableness is not passive. It is the ability to act to resolve conflict without violence. If it is not a practical and practicable method, it is nothing. As a practicable method, it reduces helplessness in the face of conflict. In the face of conflict, the peaceable person may find several solutions, the violent person only one. Quote Right
Quote Left Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. Quote Right
Quote Left Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Quote Right
Quote Left The art of writing is mysterious; the opinions we hold are ephemeral , and I prefer the Platonic idea of the Muse to that of Poe, who reasoned, or feigned to reason, that the writing of a poem is an act of the intelligence. It never fails to amaze me that the classics hold a romantic theory of poetry, and a romantic poet a classical theory. Quote Right
Quote Left Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. Quote Right
Quote Left In India a farmhand was caught in the act with his cow. He said he had bad eyesight and thought it was his wife. Quote Right
Quote Left To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. Quote Right
Quote Left Though a good motive cannot sanction a bad action, a bad motive will always vitiate a good action. In common and trivial matters we may act without motives, but in momentous ones the most careful deliberation is wisdom. Quote Right
Quote Left ...That we must never forgive would seem to follow from the same stern logic. For if we forgive, it will be a sign to those in the future that they can act without fear of punishment, and that the world has a moral escape valve labeled 'forgiveness' that permits evil not only to survive but to thrive...Forgiveness becomes a 'weak' virtue, one that Christians seem particularly prone to champion, and one that always carries the possibility of condoning, rather than constricting, the spread of evil. Quote Right
Quote Left For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act? Quote Right
Quote Left The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Quote Right
Quote Left The common good of a collective -- a race, a class, a state -- was the claim and justification of every tyranny ever established over men. Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive. Has any act of selfishness ever equaled the carnage perpetrated by disciples of altruism? Does the fault lie in men's hypocrisy or in the nature of the principle? The most dreadful butchers were the most sincere. The believed in the perfect society reached through the guillotine and the firing squad. Nobody questioned their right to murder since they were murdering for an altruistic purpose. It was accepted that man must be sacrificed for other men. Actors change, but the course of the tragedy remains the same. A humanitarian who starts with the declarations of love for mankind and ends with a sea of blood. It goes on and will go on so long as men believe that an action is good if it is unselfish. That permits the altruist to act and forces his victims to bear it. The leaders of collectivist movements ask nothing of themselves. But observe the results. Quote Right
Quote Left Economics Teacher In 1930, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of the... Anyone Anyone... the Great Depression, passed the... Anyone Anyone The tariff bill The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act Which, anyone Raised or lowered... raised tariffs, in an effort to collect more revenue for the federal government. Did it work Anyone Anyone know the effects It did not work, and the United States sank deeper into the Great Depression. Today we have a similar debate over this. Anyone know what this is Class Anyone Anyone Anyone seen this before The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says It says that at this point on the revenue curve, you will get exactly the same amount of revenue as at this point. This is very controversial. Does anyone know what Vice President Bush called this in 1980 Anyone Something-d-o-o economics. Voodoo economics. Quote Right
Quote Left As our case is new, we must think and act anew. Quote Right
Quote Left So long as faith with freedom reigns And loyal hope survives, And gracious charity remains To leaven lowly lives; While there is one untrodden tract For intellect or will, And men are free to think and act, Life is worth living still. Quote Right
Quote Left Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say no. I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible. Quote Right
Quote Left In Germany, Gunther Burpus remained wedged in his front-door cat flap for two days because passers-by thought he was a piece of installation art. Mr Burpus, 41, of Bremen, was using the flap because he had mislaid his keys. Unfortunately he was spotted by a group of student pranksters who removed his trousers and pants, painted his bottom bright blue, stuck a daffodil between his buttocks and erected a sign saying 'Germany Resurgent, an Essay in Street Art. Please give Generously'. Passers-by assumed Mr Burpus' screams were part of the act and it was only when an old woman complained to the police that he was finally freed. 'I kept calling for help,' he said, 'but people just said 'Very good! Very clever!' and threw coins at me.' Quote Right
Quote Left The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave. Quote Right
Quote Left We talk on principal, but act on motivation. Quote Right
Quote Left The violence and obscenity are left unadulterated, as manifestation of the mystery and pain which ever accompanies the act of creation. Quote Right
Quote Left In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. Quote Right
Quote Left Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State. Quote Right
Quote Left We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him. Quote Right
Quote Left It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. Quote Right
Quote Left To renounce the alcoholic world is not to abandon it, but to act upon principles I have come to love and cherish, and to restore in others - who still suffer - the serenity I have come to know. When I am truly committed to this purpose, it matters little what clothes I wear or how I make a living. My task is to carry the message, and to lead by example, not design. Quote Right
Quote Left Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things First, a dissatisfaction with self-a felt void or need second, a decision to change-to fill the void or need and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change-the willful act of making the change Doing Something. Quote Right
Quote Left Other countries drink to get drunk, and this is accepted by everyone; in France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. A drink is felt as the spinning out of a pleasure, not as the necessary cause of an effect which is sought: wine is not only a philter, it is also the leisurely act of drinking. Quote Right
Quote Left Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being. Quote Right
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Quote Left Imagination, Memorization Contain A Relationship to Endurance. Endurance A Factor Of Light. Quote Right
Quote Left 3 Elements, Factors of Motion, Reference Of Motions, are Difficult or impossible to define with Song. They can be exhibited with Poem and Poetry. And Only in Song by Rote Memorization of Lyrics, excluding the lyrics from definition of Song.! Quote Right
Quote Left How many times have we smiled and pretended to be okay? Infinite... One day probably which isn't far away we don't have to act to be "okay" just because its acceptable in the society. We can truly embrace our inner feeling and be the best version of ourselves. Quote Right
Quote Left Memorization, Memory, Is A Step, A Factor To New Thematic Presentation! And Thematic Presentation Can Be Created By Words On Paper, Or Sketches, Painting! Quote Right
Quote Left If you don't know what you are doing, Then just act like you do, and most won't know the difference. Quote Right
Quote Left The Seasons, Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn... and our organization, activity of and upon, ... are relational to Imagination, and Sensation. Quote Right
Quote Left Skips, Strides, Are Enhanced By Times Marker Of The Winter Spring! Igniting! Potentials Creation. Because they are Factors of Work human physiology in correspondence with the Earth and Stars factor of work. Quote Right
Quote Left In Every Stride Of Human Existence There Contains A Factor An Element Of Skipping. How It Is Maintained Advanced Is Our Efforts, ... Holy Spirit! Quote Right
Quote Left I got my act together only to find out it was closing night. Quote Right
Quote Left Kendrick spirits will meet in the afterlife. Like minds, like speech, like actions.... Quote Right
Quote Left "Every action has equal and opposite reaction Jasi karni wasi Bharni" Quote Right
Quote Left Chance is exactly that a chance. They come and go but they are always present, the choice to take it or not is yours alone, it is not anyone's else's fault, if you do not take the opportunity presented. Quote Right
Quote Left As time goes away for dreaming Sunday Always squawk in activity everyday Today is the death day for everyday Monday Quote Right
Quote Left Positive attitudes and actions are the extra weight on your end of the see-saw of life. Quote Right
Quote Left Political Finger Pointing Quote for August 19, 2020 From: Tom Politicians always seem to place emphasis on detraction which leaves scant time for weightier things. Quote Right
Quote Left Airheads Quote for August 19, 2020 From: Tom When your only message comes from detraction, then you’ve nothing significant to say. Tom Quote Right
Quote Left We can talk about peace, peace, love, harmony but those things do not define you. You are defined by your actions during the conflict. Quote Right
Quote Left "There are many different types of poets, each defining his/her character, of their style." Quote Right
Quote Left Relationships are more important than contracts; relationships last , contracts expire. Quote Right
Quote Left "The majority, look at a tableau and only see what they think is the obvious. The strongest characters in the story are front and centre, but remain unseen. They are the true vehicles of Victory." PONY, LadyLabyrinth Quote Right
Quote Left It is easier to die than to live. Still we choose to live for the satisfaction which comes after every task we finish and every goal we accomplish. Life is a battle every day, every second but the fun is in winning it every day, every second. Quote Right
Quote Left The enemy of my enemy is my friend can create problems because of unequal coupling. The relationship or partnership can be one of peacefulness with lawlessness each has a different core reason for their actions. Quote Right
Quote Left Your idea is formed by your passion that drives your action. Quote Right
Quote Left No one not even heaven nor hell can judge the actions of man,It is not for others to judge but themselves,For it is themselves that must share the guilt and blame for years to come Quote Right
Quote Left If we are always surrounded by good people, we may fail drastically! Bad people create a balance. They are the true teachers. Defeating us, they teach us to practise hard and fight back. Cheating us, they teach us to be observant and to react in time. They teach us how to lead. The soul definitely needs goodness around but the brain works better when it has to fight challenges! Quote Right
Quote Left Feminist are very few, I haven't met any, but i have met many rebels, they are all disqualified by one fact, A true feminist is one who does not depend on his money or his semen for a seed Quote Right
Quote Left The truth welcomes all of the facts. Here is one for you, friend: If we are all here and woke up whole this morning today, we are all miracles, with clean hands. We are the only ones; to make, and keep them dirty. Our Creator's Love Forgives; gives; forever lives; so should we; yes; why not us? Quote Right
Quote Left "Suicide is not a solution to conclude the problem; In fact, it's a pollution to trigger and create another problem". Hence,its a bad idea.Think twice before ending your gifted life. Quote Right
Quote Left I see every human being as a character playing an unpredicted role in a story, that is why I don’t get disappointed or emotional about what people do. Quote Right
Quote Left Write your script with the most adventurous characters imaginable. Tell others, get out your comfort zone, don’t worry about what they may say. Question your own action, presentation, use all of your inspiring stickers. Ask what it will take? The implement it to be victorious! Quote Right
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