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There are successful scholars, public-spirited scholars, upright scholars, cautious scholars, and those who are merely petty men.
If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and for earning money.
Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people.
My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don't merely dream - but create!
No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy.
The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Premonitions, presentiments, the sensing of unseen presences and many allied experiences are due to the activity of the astral body and its reaction on the physical; their ever-increasing frequency is merely the result of its evolution among educated people.
A visual image in the hand of an artist is merely a tool to trigger a mental image.
Roy H. Williams
Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
I'm merely trying to be something akin to a nice, kind, good actress.
The employee is regarded by the employer merely in the light of his value as an operative. His productive capacity alone is taken into account.
These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals.
I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service.
King Hussein I
In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
Sisters, when about their work, should not put on clothing which would make them look like images to frighten the crows from the corn. It is more gratifying to their husbands and children to see them in a becoming, well-fitting, attire, than it can be to merely visitors or strangers.
Ellen G. White
God requires his people to shine as lights in the world. It is not merely the ministers who are required to do this, but every disciple of Christ. Their conversation should be heavenly.
Ellen G. White
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
For most people, the question why be good - as distinguished from merely law abiding - is a simple one. Because God commands it, because the Bible requires it, because good people go to Heaven and bad people go to Hell.
Doing something because God has said to do it does not make a person moral: it merely tells us that person is a prudential believer, akin to the person who obeys the command of an all-powerful secular king.
Brands must have a point of view on that purposeful engagement, whether it's directed towards the environment, poverty, water as a resource or causes such as breast cancer or education. Merely declaring your commitment to a category or cause will not be enough the distinguish your brand sufficiently to see a return on these well-intended efforts.
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Without money honor is merely a disease.
The clear problem of the outlawing of insult is that too many things can be interpreted as such. Criticism, ridicule, sarcasm, merely stating an alternative point of view to the orthodoxy, can be interpreted as insult.
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass, his life is not merely brutish and short, but dull and mechanical.
We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces; nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history.
Official history is merely a veil to hide the truth of what really happened. When the veil is lifted, again and again we see that not only is the official version not true, it is often 100% wrong.
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