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I believe that in this new world that we live in, we often have a responsibility, you know, to actually go beyond the thou shalt nots - that is, the not harming others - and say we can help others and we should be helping others.
Every time the good giants try to cut back on salt, sugar, fat calories, inevitably Wall Street raises its hand and is looking at the sales figures and the revenue and saying, 'Thou shalt not result in any loss of profit.' There's huge continuing pressure on the food companies.
Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know', and thou shalt progress.
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.
Thou shalt free thyself from convention, from everyday morality.
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' does not say it's O.K. to kill some people and not others.
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: 'Thou shalt not ration justice.'
Is there not an art, a music, and a stream of words that shalt be life, the acknowledged voice of life?
George Edward Woodberry
If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.
I started growing up in a hurry and taking a lot of the philosophy I'd heard from church as a kid a lot more seriously - especially the Ten Commandments - and wondering how 'Thou shalt not kill' could be so absolutely ignored. It took me until I was in my 40s to write what I was thinking as a young soldier.
Thou shalt not give birth reluctantly.
'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, for there are plenty of others.
And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.
Thou shalt not ration justice.
Thou shalt not steal. I mean defensively. On offense, indeed thou shall steal and thou must.
The Republican Party is doubling down on this trickle-down theory that says, 'Thou shalt concentrate wealth at the very top of our society. Thou shalt remove regulation from wherever you find it, even on Wall Street. And thou shalt keep wages low for American workers so that we can be more competitive.'
The risk of pollution exists for the infosphere as it does for the atmosphere. Freedom of the infosphere should thus become a law, and the Bible needs to have an 11th commandment: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's data.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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