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A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
Charles William Eliot
The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
Henry A. Wallace
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
A. Philip Randolph
The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
E. M. Forster
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
David Herbert Lawrence
Black people dominate sports in the United States. 20% of the population and 90% of the final four.
Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world.
As the game enters its glorious final weeks, the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team. The fields of play will turn brown and harden, the snow will fall, but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green.
After 1909, Monet drastically enlarged his brushstrokes, disintegrated his images, and broke through the taming constraints and delicacy of Impressionism for good. Nineteen gnarly paintings, starting in 1909 and carrying through his final seventeen years, finish off the notion that Monet went happily ever after into lily-land.
A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
God's the final judge for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash too. That's solely in the hands of God.
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.
We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.
Carter G. Woodson
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
During my 40-year coaching career at West Point, Indiana and Texas Tech, my teams reached the Final Four on five occasions, winning the national championship three times.
I remember the last three days that I was president, I never went to bed at all. I never went to bed until we had negotiated the final release of the hostages.
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
Oscar Hammerstein II
We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.
I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting.
Filming takes a lot out of you. It really does. It's immensely demanding, and you have to put the rest of your life in the icebox until you do your final shot.
I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
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