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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I'm not an activist; I don't look for controversy. I'm not a political person, but I'm a person with compassion. I care passionately about equal rights. I care about human rights. I care about animal rights.
Slavery is not the only question which comes up in this controversy. There is a far more important one to you, and that is, what shall be done with the free negro?
We are not called upon to enter into controversy with those who hold false theories. Controversy is unprofitable. Christ never entered into it. 'It is written' is the weapon used by the world's Redeemer. Let us keep close to the Word. Let us allow the Lord Jesus and His messengers to testify. We know that their testimony is true.
Ellen G. White
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity.
Thomas J. Watson
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
Global warming is controversial, of course, but the controversy is mainly over whether human activity is driving it.
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and disturb one's quiet.
Whatever obstacle comes your way, you gotta be prepared to jump over it! And I think that's what separates the legends from the regular artists. It's all in how you manage that success, and how you deal with the controversy when it actually comes.
I don't do things for the response or for the controversy. I just live my life.
First rule of change is controversy. You can't get away from it for the simple reason all issues are controversial. Change means movement, and movement means friction, and friction means heat, and heat means controversy.
There was endless controversy as to whether the acts of the New Deal did actually move recovery or retard it, and nothing final could ever come of that bitter debate because it is forever impossible to prove what might have happened in place of what did.
There can be no democracy without truth. There can be no truth without controversy, there can be no change without freedom. Without freedom there can be no progress.
I feel my role is to push boundaries. I don't like things to be safe and sedentary. So controversy is the cross I have to bear.
Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men in the same way - and the fools know it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I am a shocker. I like to create controversy. It's my trademark.
I know the pundits and the news media have carried a lot of commentary about cameras in the courtroom, and there's a lot of controversy about it as a result of the Simpson case. But I have not had enough time to step back and enough time to evaluate that.
But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.
When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can't help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I'm quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India.
I am an innocent man, but I don't want to indulge in any controversy.
Abdul Qadeer Khan
If you get involved in a controversy, then that becomes the mesmerizing event that people remember you by.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.
No great advance has been made in science, politics, or religion without controversy.
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