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Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody's slavery.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the future looks blank. The temptation to quit is huge. Don't. You are in good company... You will argue with yourself that there is no way forward. But with God, nothing is impossible. He has more ropes and ladders and tunnels out of pits than you can conceive. Wait. Pray without ceasing. Hope.
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
Alexis de Tocqueville
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.
I think mistakes are the essence of science and law. It's impossible to conceive of either scientific progress or legal progress without understanding the important role of being wrong and of mistakes.
I don't want to write any more for the old Man-power instruments and am handicapped by the lack of adequate electrical instruments for which I now conceive my music.
I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity.
We cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from... Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
One cannot conceive anything so strange and so implausible that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another.
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.
I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter.
They thought that I did conceive there was a difference between them and Mr. Cotton... I might say they might preach a covenant of works as did the apostles, but to preach a covenant of works and to be under a covenant of works is another business.
I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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