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Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.
The trickster's function is to break taboos, create mischief, stir things up. In the end, the trickster gives people what they really want, some sort of freedom.
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.
Growing up as a kid, I wanted to be a ninja. In martial arts, even though I did Chinese kung fu, I always wanted to be this secret samurai or a ninja. There's something about ninjas that was very appealing to me as a kid. So of course, I was climbing a lot of trees and other things and getting up to mischief - good mischief.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
I think a certain amount of anger has been a fuel of mine, if you want - but also some sort of sadness, and plain mischief, of course.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive.
Bruce Jay Friedman
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner.
To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.
If I were to give advice, I would say to parents that they ought to be very careful whom they allow to mix with their children when young; for much mischief thence ensues, and our natural inclinations are unto evil rather than unto good.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief.
The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster.
Ludwig von Mises
Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
In every deed of mischief he had a heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.
I think I have a sense of mischief and that I can laugh at myself.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
I work very much on the principle that anything created by mankind has mischief and error hardwired into its inception.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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