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Aaron Hill Quotes and Sayings

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Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals,
our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
- Aaron Hill

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
- Aaron Hill

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste,
and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
- Aaron Hill

What position didn't I play last season?
- Aaron Hill

 

Reason gains all people by compelling none.
- Aaron Hill

Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers;
the lion never counts the herd that are about him,
nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
- Aaron Hill

Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs,
doctrines - these are of trifling import.
All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
- Henry Miller

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I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world,
considering us as a civilized and a Christian country,
that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
- Daniel Defoe

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition,
and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather,
altogether incalculable.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of
the existing customs of the Roman people.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough,
some of which go and others come.
- Dante Alighieri

If you reject the food, ignore the customs,
fear the religion and avoid the people,
you might better stay at home.
- James A. Michener

Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively
defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol,
with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard,
with the Armed Forces.
- Barry McCaffrey

Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose
language and customs they adopt.
- Emma Lazarus

No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes.
He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and
institutions and ways of thinking.
- Ruth Benedict

I don't like people who take drugs...
Customs men for example.
- Mick Miller

Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know,
or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended
by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
- John Updike

I have never smuggled anything in my life.
Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier?
- John Steinbeck

Customs do not concern themselves
with right or wrong or reason.
But they have to be obeyed;
one reasons all around them until he is tired,
but he must not transgress them, it is sternly forbidden.
- Mark Twain

And we had our own laws.
I mean, I wrote them.
And we had our own customs, and traditions,
and proprieties.
- James Stockdale

If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose,
after examination, the best customs in the world,
each nation would certainly select its own.
- Herodotus

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart
of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
- Albert Camus

We wouldn't turn over our customs service or our border
patrol to a foreign government.
We shouldn't turn over the ports of the United States,
either.
- Robert Menendez

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the
proposition that each generation in turn becomes the
custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources -
and each generation has the obligation to pass this
inheritance on in the future.
- Alberto Moravia

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only
with their own country-men,
change their climate, but not their customs.
They see new meridians, but the same men;
and with heads as empty as their pockets,
return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds.
- Charles Caleb Colton

A tendency could not but arise to reconcile with Christian
profession a good many modes of life,
enjoyments, occupations, social actions and customs,
from which the first Christians had recoiled.
- Robert Rainy

Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports.
It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security.
The federal government will never outsource our security.
- Kit Bond

The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society,
and could be followed even if no law existed,
and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority,
but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
- Peter Kropotkin

We who have been born and nurtured on this soil,
we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same
in common with other Americans,
can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress
offered by that Society to that much afflicted.
- Richard V. Allen

I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government,
by taking them all over the United States,
and giving them a correct idea of the customs,
life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned
to their people they could make known all they had seen.
- Buffalo Bill

Last year, customs officials screened only five percent
of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States.
That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our
national and economic interests.
- Allyson Schwartz

These are busy times for the Border Patrol,
the customs agents, immigration folks;
but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs,
to fight a war against illegal behavior,
we have to send them the proper tools.
- Bob Filner

Laws and customs may be creative of vice;
and should be therefore perpetually under process of
observation and correction:
but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue:
they may encourage and help to preserve it;
but they cannot originate it.
- Harriet Martineau

Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo
and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection,
it still physically inspects only a small fraction
of the containers under its purview.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I think it is important also to recognize that our
Customs border protection officers who secure our borders
and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo
are also facing staffing shortages.
- Kendrick Meek

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky;
which is a number of small stars,
not seen asunder, but giving light together:
so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues,
or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
- Francis Bacon

Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs
of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication;
this,
joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail
with the natives of the interior.
- Charles Sturt

We are victims of evil customs.
It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut
up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners.
There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition
in which our women have to live.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage
and to adapt to the mores of the new country,
one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills
and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Yes, we are all different.
Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms,
different languages, but not so different that we cannot
get along with one another.
If we will disagree without being disagreeable.
- J. Martin Kohe

The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier.
They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians,
which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon
them the customs which are distasteful to them.
- Nelson A. Miles

I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity,
and accuracy is very important to me.
I always spend time researching my novels,
exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
- Sidney Sheldon

A civilization is a heritage of beliefs,
customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries,
elements difficult at times to justify by logic,
but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere,
since they open up for man his inner distance.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political
integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest -
even though the island has been within the national borders,
political system and customs territory of the U.S.
for a century.
- Dick Thornburgh

I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes
of the countries I'm using for locations,
and interviewing the people who live there.
I've visited over 90 countries thus far.
- Sidney Sheldon

Laws are sand, customs are rock.
Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped,
but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
The penalty may be unfair, unrighteous, illogical, and a cruelty;
no matter, it will be inflicted, just the same.
Certainly, then, there can be but one wise thing
for a visiting stranger to do -
find out what the country's customs are,
and refrain from offending against them.
- Mark Twain

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business,
its activities, or its moralities are concerned.
They are not units but fractions.
- Charles Dickens

It took us a long time to find out that we had been
lied to by our parents' generation.
The moralities that were followed during our parents'
generation were basically arbitrary.
This caused a rift between the two generations,
which was brought on by the beatniks.
- Peter Fonda

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha


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