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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 Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs. 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 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 Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. 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 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 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 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 ...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 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 For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act? 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 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 In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. Quote Right
Quote Left We talk on principal, but act on motivation. 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 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 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 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 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 He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. Quote Right
Quote Left Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being. 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 The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave. Quote Right
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Quote Left Histamine causes reactions. Quote Right
Quote Left Dramabaz don uses different tactics to lure. Quote Right
Quote Left When someone takes a moment to extend an act of kindness to you, it leaves a smile on your face, when someone extends an act of love, it leaves a smile in your heart. Quote Right
Quote Left We can't predict future feelings before taking action. November 2022. Quote Right
Quote Left If I were living in Russia, I would be fighting America but since I live in America, Let us fight Russia. (exactly how fools get controlled by the media to listen to just one news and censored the others, sending innocent people to their graves by war of bias opinion) Quote Right
Quote Left Young generation is indulged in trivial activities like firing and violence. Quote Right
Quote Left Crying your heart out is the best therapy to practice, but overthinking so much about situations that you have no control over isn't Quote Right
Quote Left Visha Poison acts as an antagonist at glycine receptors and paralyzes inhibitory neurons. Quote Right
Quote Left A year is actually not very long, I think Quote Right
Quote Left The greatest strength that people in what I've seen overlook, is the fact that, the thing guaranteed in this world is life and death. Quote Right
Quote Left Don't chase your dreams in such a manner that you lose your character Instead achieve dreams with the character you have!!! Quote Right
Quote Left There are two things that make up my character: my honesty and my dignity instilled in me by the Creator God. Quote Right
Quote Left The perception and rule making of good and evil relies upon Allah, and if it relied upon humans, Rules wouldn't matter because we act upon them or discard them depending upon our choices, we treat them as we treat video games, on a human level. Quote Right
Quote Left We are born dying obviously. It is not for death but our only way to life. It is illusion, the doorway not empty, not a space to pass through, but, in fact, a dimension of less encumbered being~ one dies to live dies to live...there is never lives to die. Quote Right
Quote Left Though we think of ourselves as singular, we are also communal, drawing from communal consciousness. The flip-side, we are also distracted by the hustling, the strife of a working day. At night they dream...we write!~ their sleeping dreams, fantasies our dawns for inspiration, tuneful-receptors-firing-poetic-alive. Quote Right
Quote Left What fuels agony the most? An anamnesis of destruction of love or a dithering desire to cross paths with you once again? And, what saddens heart the most? Is it the search for peace that was in fact a mirage or a rasping collision with the truth? Quote Right
Quote Left One important factor when we observe a common flight . . . is it seen to be rising, or falling quickly out of sight? Quote Right
Quote Left Variety of thoughts with in and around, the perceptions resulting and leading to oozing emotions, the reactions and plans to handle the perceptions and emotions continue and multiply until *we stop* . The silence, the listening power is the only tool which can bring respite in form of proper SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats )analysis and postive growth. Quote Right
Quote Left "The actual perception of life comes with the hardship of situation otherwise you won't be able to understand life's actual conception."-priya Quote Right
Quote Left Determination swings between possession and satisfaction to win heart and soul of human body. Quote Right
Quote Left An individual who proves irksome may prove to be excellent material for creating an interesting character for a story--I Am Anaya Quote Right
Quote Left How do you fight when silence is wrong, but speaking is a crime; when action is needed, but reaction incites violence? Quote Right
Quote Left Egos and Pride hinders one process in life. Speaking one's Truth isn't Negativity but Facts. Quote Right
Quote Left I am trying to learn to see the things from the different angles. Then, I can see the different faces and the different facts. Quote Right
Quote Left There are those who's acts of violence, lay behind a biblical shield . . .while hidden behind God and country, their repressive division seeks its power, skillfully concealed. Quote Right
Quote Left Ability helps you get to the top, but character keeps you from falling. Quote Right
Quote Left “You can’t change the world if you don’t change your own self and your own thoughts because change begins with a word then it follow by an action”- Christen Kuikoua Quote Right
Quote Left 'The Biggest factor For Childhood Success is it's never I.Q, it family Meals' By Christen Kuikoua Ft Prince Ea Quote Right
Quote Left By one sentence do mass killings in the world and womb begin: "They don't look like us and don't act like us: they're not human." Quote Right
Quote Left your destiny is pregnant and if you allow the world to distract you with its depression, if you allow negativity to rule over, you are gonna have a miscarriage and fail to reach your full potential Quote Right
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