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A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
We develop our propensity to forgive or not to forgive by what we see illustrated at the early ages of our development.
T. D. Jakes
Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
As actors, we deal with rejection so much more than any other business. So I don't care how much of a genius you are, if you don't have the propensity to be able to get back up every time you get knocked down, then you're not going to survive.
You know, there's a tremendous amount of genetic propensity not necessarily for what TV shows you like but for literally how you view the world, how you react to things, how things touch you and how things move you.
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.
I have this propensity to just come out and say things. That's how I am in real life.
Women's propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
Social media and the Internet haven't changed our capacity for social interaction any more than the Internet has changed our ability to be in love or our basic propensity to violence, because those are such fundamental human attributes.
Nicholas A. Christakis
The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
When I became prime minister last September, I promised the Japanese people that I would not tolerate the politics of indecision. A propensity to delay difficult and weighty decisions has been hurting our country. It is detrimental to our economy, society and future, and it cannot be allowed to continue.
Should that worse scenario materialize, then most probably our propensity to increase interest rates will be weaker.
Keynesian modelling relies on marginal propensity to consume and marginal propensity to invest. The idea that if we give more money to the poor, they have a propensity to consume that's much higher than the wealthy, though I wish they would talk to my wife about that; she seems to have a propensity to consume.
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
The propensity to do good things is a choice.
I never ever, ever say anything against my husband to anyone except my husband. Everyone gets in fights, and I think the natural propensity for women is, 'Oh I want to talk to someone.' But the minute you take what bothers you outside the bond between you and your husband, you let someone else into the relationship and that causes a wedge.
The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity.
I had a strong propensity, which I still have, to be invisible. In grade school, I'd try to disappear and become formless. I lived in a very imaginary world. I loved poetry and wrote my first novel when I was 9. It was about a little girl and the people she met in the woods.
I went to an all-girls' Catholic school for, like, six years during the time when kids actually had handwriting class. I've always had a propensity for getting the cursive down pretty well.
Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule.
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