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Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
I do not like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons.
Suffering is the substance of life and the root of personality, for it is only suffering that makes us persons.
Miguel de Unamuno
From this it follows that con-sideration for other persons or for other living beings is very vital for goodness and want of consideration for other people makes human beings selfish, regardless for other people's good.
The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor.
Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons.
Judging from the letters I've received from obviously feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades, it ought to sell like hot cakes.
It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.
John Henry Newman
In short, is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties, so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so?
Reader, persons who have never witnessed a hurricane, such as not unfrequently desolates the sultry climates of the south, can scarcely form an idea of their terrific grandeur. One would think that, not content with laying waste all on land, it must needs sweep the waters of the shallows quite dry to quench its thirst.
John James Audubon
We realized that the only persons we can truly trust in this world is each other and our families.
My style will be management by being on the street, management by walking around. Third persons won't have to tell me what's going on in our city. I'll hear it, I'll see it, I'll touch it myself.
I have generally found that persons who had studied painting least were the best judges of it.
I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
Every state has an undoubted right to determine the status, or domestic and social condition, of the persons domiciled within its territory except insofar as the powers of the states in this respect are restrained, or duties and obligations imposed upon them, by the Constitution of the United States.
Roger B. Taney
In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons.
It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
Honore de Balzac
I remember when Lindbergh arrived in Paris, I was one of the first persons to know about his landing, because as the French people know that I was born in St. Louis, thinking I would be very proud to announce it to the public, they gave me the news first. I was then starring in the 'Folies Bergere.'
The Oklahoma City bombing was simple technology, horribly used. The problem is not technology. The problem is the person or persons using it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
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