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It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
The appeal to the white man's pocket has ever been more effectual than all the appeals ever made to his conscience.
Ida B. Wells
For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.
There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart.
Throughout the ages, Christians have adapted John of Patmos's visions to changing times, reading their own social, political and religious conflicts into the cosmic war he so powerfully evokes. Yet his Book of Revelation appeals not only to fear and desires for vengeance but also to hope.
I love writing novels, even if only a few thousand people read them. Here's my soul; I hope it appeals to your soul.
The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
The language of chemistry simply does not mesh with that of biology. Chemistry is about substances and how they react, whereas biology appeals to concepts such as information and organisation. Informational narratives permeate biology.
Truth knows no color; it appeals to intelligence.
James Hal Cone
The death penalty is ineffective as a deterrent, and the appeals process is expensive and cruel to the surviving family members.
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
The poetry of heroism appeals irresistibly to those who don't go to a war, and even more to those whom the war is making enormously wealthy. It's always so.
The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I've got to convince the others.
I don't know if music has ever achieved anything past appealing to the people that it appeals to. If a song could stop a war, then Bob Marley and Bob Dylan songs would have stopped one or two.
Truth makes many appeals, not the least of which is its power to shock.
I'm pretty calculating. I take stuff that I know appeals to people's bad sides and match it up with stuff that appeals to their good sides.
Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
First, I think more Americans need to declare their independence from partisan politics on both sides. The more that Americans declare their independence, the more the parties will have to compete for their votes using reason rather than the hateful appeals.
Humanitarian appeals always help. They penetrate deeper than political tradeoffs.
We live in a materialist world, and materialism appeals so strongly to humanity, no matter where.
No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Socialism appeals to me. It's like imposed Christianity. You've got to share.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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