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Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
You will always move toward anyone who increases you and away from anyone who makes you less.
If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
The name 'Seventh-day Adventist' carries the true features of our faith in front and will convict the inquiring mind. Like an arrow from the Lord's quiver, it will wound the transgressors of God's law, and will lead to repentance toward God, and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ellen G. White
And I tell you, having girls has made me a much better man. I have friends who are fathers, but they only have boys, and they have the same attitude toward women they always had, you know? And I don't play that... My girls, you mess with them? I will bury you underground.
The ability to compromise is not a diplomatic politeness toward a partner but rather taking into account and respecting your partner's legitimate interests.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
John N. Mitchell
I find that when you open the door toward openness and transparency, a lot of people will follow you through.
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
William Throsby Bridges
Self-dealing, essentially, occurs when managers run companies to line their own pockets instead of those of the companies' owners. It's been a perennial problem in American capitalism and became a real dilemma when America moved toward a model in which corporations would be run by professional managers who had only small ownership stakes.
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau
People look to time in expectation that it will eventually make them happy, but you cannot find true happiness by looking toward the future.
Goals seem impossible only when you are not heading toward them.
The reality is that financial markets are self-destabilizing; occasionally they tend toward disequilibrium, not equilibrium.
Biodiversity starts in the distant past and it points toward the future.
The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.
James Russell Lowell
Some habits of ineffectiveness are rooted in our social conditioning toward quick-fix, short-term thinking.
You have to keep pushing toward those dreams no matter what setbacks happen.
Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and wonderful about their writing - soften their roughest edges - to accommodate themselves toward a group response.
Leadership means forming a team and working toward common objectives that are tied to time, metrics, and resources.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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