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A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh.
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
Something pretty mysterious had to give rise to the origin of the universe.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
In 2010, my two Harvard mathematician colleagues and I dismantled kin-selection theory, which was the reigning theory of the origin of altruism at the time.
E. O. Wilson
Of course, there is no reconciliation between the theory of evolution by natural selection and the traditional religious view of the origin of the human mind.
E. O. Wilson
All that is true, by whomsoever it has been said has its origin in the Spirit.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.
All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.
The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.
Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
Many works of the ancients have become fragments. Many works of the moderns are fragments at the time of their origin.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
A lot of people in my world - in the acting world - have either lost friends to Aids or live with HIV because its origin in our culture, in New York for instance, was in the gay community.
Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin.
Because I don't play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally.
The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
I disagree with the concept that somehow or another we're going to pack up 10, to 12, to 15 million people and ship them back to the country of origin. That's not going to happen.
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that's what the jazz experts say.
I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.
What sense would it make or what would it benfit a physician if he discovered the origin of the diseases but could not cure or alleviate them?
There is an ancient legend which warns that, should we ever learn our true origin, our universe will instantly be destroyed.
The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner.
Albert J. Nock
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