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Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
Frederick Jackson Turner
History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical.
An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn't exist, for the artist doesn't live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn't look for harmony but would simply live in it.
You don't just wake up one day with dementia or Alzheimer's; these conditions are developmental. Even when a problem triggers the need to collect data, it's reviewed by a specialist and filed away. There's no central repository allowing information to be shared across a multitude of researchers worldwide.
If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
We're going to be able to ask our computers to monitor things for us, and when certain conditions happen, are triggered, the computers will take certain actions and inform us after the fact.
The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.
Robert Louis Stevenson
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
Time can behave like another direction in space under extreme conditions.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
I have been to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and I have witnessed the racially segregated roads and housing that reminded me so much of the conditions we experienced in South Africa under the racist system of Apartheid.
Because of the diverse conditions of humans, it happens that some acts are virtuous to some people, as appropriate and suitable to them, while the same acts are immoral for others, as inappropriate to them.
Under the worst conditions, horrendous conditions, people still, you know, fight for their rights and don't just succumb.
What gets in our way is history and culture and religion and economic conditions. It is part of the hypnosis of our social conditioning.
If I say that I am more interested in preventing the slaughter of large whales than I am in improving housing conditions for people, I am likely to shock some of my friends.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions.
The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me.
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
Any man who does not accept the conditions of life sells his soul.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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