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If someone is going to permit me to make a publication that is politically and culturally progressive and not tell me to put their favorite movie stars on the cover, if I get to do what I want in an honest way - as I did in the beginning at 'Colors' - then I'm going to do it.
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.
Charles de Secondat
It may be that apartheid brings such stupendous economic advantages to countries that they would sooner have apartheid than permit its destruction.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
Michel de Montaigne
Let's make a deal with the Serbs. Neither history nor emotion in the Balkans will permit multinationalism. We have to give up on the illusion of the last eight years... Dayton isn't working. Nobody - except diplomats and petty officials - believes in a sovereign Bosnia and the Dayton accords.
Apple has a culture of excellence that is, I think, so unique and so special. I'm not going to witness or permit the change of it.
You are a victim of your own neural architecture which doesn't permit you to imagine anything outside of three dimensions. Even two dimensions. People know they can't visualise four or five dimensions, but they think they can close their eyes and see two dimensions. But they can't.
In the beginning I had a real work problem. Every time I had job I had to convince the immigration authorities I was the only man for that job and get a special work permit until I went under contract to MGM.
People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.
I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction.
God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
Saint Teresa of Avila
We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that's the only way most of us got through.
Despotism can only exist in darkness, and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere, as it has heretofore done, almost everywhere.
I wasn't with Joseph, but I believe him. My faith did not come to me through science, and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it.
Thomas S. Monson
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.
We must permit the youth of the land who would bear arms to decide whether or not there should be war.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
I pay all my own bills... I want to choose the man. I do not permit men to choose me.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
Luc de Clapiers
The problem of evil... Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent, in which case permission and creation are the same, why did God create it?
The Dallas model, prominent in the South and Southwest, sees a growing population as a sign of urban health. Cities liberally permit housing construction to accommodate new residents. The Los Angeles model, common on the West Coast and in the Northeast Corridor, discourages growth by limiting new housing.
In general, I agree with Jacob Grimm and feel that we ought to permit changes and uncontrolled growth in language. Even though that also allows potentially threatening new words to develop, language needs the chance to constantly renew itself.
Israel remains a foreign body in this large area, and it always proved that it is unable to coexist with this environment, because the, the scope of the massacres that it has committed does not permit it to coexist.
Mexico doesn't deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
William Butler Yeats
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