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Democracy is a daring concept - a hope that we'll be best governed if all of us participate in the act of government. It is meant to be a conversation, a place where the intelligence and local knowledge of the electorate sums together to arrive at actions that reflect the participation of the largest possible number of people.
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
B. R. Ambedkar
The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
I always feel that life can teach you how to act. I'm always looking at life through other people's eyes. By feeling empathy. And I do feel that I am constantly learning.
We are visual creatures. When you doodle an image that captures the essence of an idea, you not only remember it, but you also help other people understand and act on it - which is generally the point of meetings in the first place.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
I'm not passive aggressive. If something bothers me, I think about it, then I act on it. I express it.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.
God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
The bottom line: if you want a happier family, create, refine and retell the story of your family's positive moments and your ability to bounce back from the difficult ones. That act alone may increase the odds that your family will thrive for many generations to come.
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
Think globally, act locally.
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
E. B. White
I used to tweet, but it's an act of futility. You're not really making any impact, and if you find yourself in a mood when you wanna be a bit controversial and you post something, you suddenly realise, 'Oh my God!' because you've opened yourself up to a bunch of criticism from strangers.
The catch phrase for the day is 'Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.'
Clinton's egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to put a different political agenda in place.
The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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