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The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
by Adam Sedgwick

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

A cold atheistical materialism is the tendency of the
so-called material philosophy of the present day.
- Adam Sedgwick

As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel,
so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger;
but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
- Adam Sedgwick

What if we just pretended that life was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

The best that can be said of my life so far is that it has been industrious,
and the best that can be said of me is that I have
not pretended to what I was not.
- Maria Mitchell

I pretended I was living with a television family and
there was no yelling at home and no one hit me.
- Arthur Bremer

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Often I pretended to a cameraman to know less than I did.
That way I got more cooperation.
- Ida Lupino

The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot,
the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended
to dread before the Rebellion commenced.
- Charles Inglis

An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
- John Gay

The difference between burlesque and the newspapers
is that the former never pretended to be performing
a public service by exposure.
- I. F. Stone

This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto
itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and
firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.
- John Hawkins

It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at
home is to be charged to the provisions against danger,
real or pretended, from abroad.
- James Madison

We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange
after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted,
after untold suffering by veterans.
- Jim McDermott

I was a shy kid with a broom handle that I pretended was a microphone.
- Patti LaBelle

To pretend, I actually do the thing:
I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
- Jacques Derrida

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty
at home is to be charged to provisions against danger,
real or pretended, from abroad.
- James Madison

I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person.
Or he became me.
- Cary Grant

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder,
and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order,
achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order
that is struggling to exist and to be served.
- Jane Jacobs

Before I was known, I would go on stage and pretend I was other people.
Once I pretended I was mentally handicapped.
It was really wrong.
One time I was a bad magician.
And one time I pretended I was a Christian comic.
- Andy Dick

My friends and I make short films.
We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked,
but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops!
Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn!
- Josh Hartnett

Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness
and good humor and with more real resignation to the
necessary course of things,
than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended
resignation to the will of God.
- Adam Smith

Now the only thing I miss about sex is the cigarette afterward.
Next to the first one in the morning,
it's the best one of all.
It tasted so good that even if I had been frigid I
would have pretended otherwise just to be able to smoke it.
- Florence King

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being angry harms your physical,
emotional, and spiritual well-being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Taoists understand that both the mind and the body
are mere tools of the Spirit,
and that intention creates physical reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture.
It is not the physical statement of the structure so
much as what it contains that moves us.
- Arthur Erickson

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consistent physical structures can
allow unbounded intuitive clarity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness
in order to feel at ease.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish,
the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
- Bernard Berenson

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

If you look at the human condition today,
not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care,
or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.
- Ralph Merkle

A laugh is a surprise.
And all humor is physical.
I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
- Chevy Chase

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.
- Jim Otto

The new information technology...
Internet and e-mail...
have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
- Peter Drucker

Religion is a matter of the heart.
No physical inconvenience can warrant
abandonment of one's own religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement,
increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
- Bob Filner

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Its limitations are those of the physical universe:
it won't let you play with some really wild ideas that aren't possible,
but are fun to speculate about.
- Stanley Schmidt

It seems to be a law of nature that no man,
unless he has some obvious physical deformity,
ever is loth to sit for his portrait.
- Max Beerbohm

My exile was not only a physical one,
motivated exclusively by political reasons;
it was also a moral,
social, ideological and sexual exile.
- Juan Goytisolo

Living in an entirely different physical as well as biotic environment,
such a population would have unique opportunities to
enter new niches and to select novel adaptive pathways.
- Ernst Mayr

Our growing softness,
our increasing lack of physical fitness,
is a menace to our security.
- John F. Kennedy

Physical beauty is such a strange thing.
- Jock Sturges

When every physical and mental resources is focused,
one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
- Norman Vincent Peale

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man,
but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Some Marines made fun of the fact that I had done plays and studied poetry,
but then I won the award for physical training.
- David Hunt

We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist,
or if they have existed up until now,
that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
- Max Planck

Systems are complex, so controlling an attack and achieving
a desired level of damage may be harder than using physical weapons.
- Dorothy Denning

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
- William J. Slim

Most women don't play like guys do: they don't wrestle,
fight, get into brawls.
They don't know how to express themselves in a physical,
active way.
- Victoria Pratt

Healing rain is a real touch from God.
It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.
- Michael W. Smith

Europe is no longer Europe, it is Eurabia,
a colony of Islam, where the Islamic invasion does
not proceed only in a physical sense,
but also in a mental and cultural sense.
- Oriana Fallaci

Life comes from physical survival; but the good life
comes from what we care about.
- Rollo May

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning.
I have long believed that athletic competition among
people and nations should replace violence and wars.
- Johnny Weissmuller

Beauty is not just physical.
- Halle Berry


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