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Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.
Arthur C. Clarke
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
Otto von Bismarck
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Sexiness is all in the eye of the beholder. I think it should be. Absolutely. My sex appeal, whatever it might be, isn't obvious... at least to me.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
Personally, I can't see the appeal in trekking down to D.C. for a networking extravaganza, even if it is built around a special moment in American history. While I find the election of Barack Obama inspirational, I don't have a desire to memorialize it with overly effusive celebration.
I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.
The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
Henry A. Wallace
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Art is a process of delivering or arranging elements that appeal to the emotions of a person looking at it. It's what you feel.
Sex appeal is the keynote of our civilization.
I think my biggest appeal for fans is probably the fact that I'm honest. I'm up front about who I am. I'm a little naughty. I have a naughty side and everybody knows that. But I know when to use that and when not to.
Once I began doing stand-up, I didn't get a kick out of the applause or being the centre of attention - but I did get a kick out of the jigsaw puzzle aspect of it, searching for the right bit, adding another few pieces each night until the bigger picture appears. That's the appeal: the challenge of it.
I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.
George Armstrong Custer
There are a lot of bands that have a huge appeal, but I don't understand why. Guns n' Roses. U2. But you know, that's just my thing. Music is pretty personal.
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal.
Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
Sometimes the right response to evil is an appeal to powerful and effective social organization - an appeal to civilization itself.
P. J. O'Rourke
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa - particularly the 'forgotten emergencies' in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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