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Joseph Needham Quotes and Sayings

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The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure
of carbon to the equilibrium of the species and ecological whole,
will perhaps be the leading idea of the future.
- Joseph Needham

Although there is a very large literature,
still growing almost daily, on the Chinese calendar,
its interest is, we suggest, much more archaeological
and historical than scientific.
- Joseph Needham

Daoist thought is the root of science and technology in China.
- Joseph Needham

The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
- William P. Leahy

 

One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are
from which one takes inspiration,
and in a democratic society this is the subject of
continuous democratic debate.
- Rocco Buttiglione

We should always be disposed to believe that that which
appears white is really black,
if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.
- Saint Ignatius

I would be with those who say the hierarchy in the
United States has badly mishandled this whole situation.
- William P. Leahy

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Meanwhile the Church more and more provided for the
doctrine of the Holy Spirit,
by practically chaining His influence to the hierarchy and the sacraments.
- Robert Rainy

In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity
has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
- C. Wright Mills

Hierarchy works well in a stable environment.
- Mary Douglas

And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community,
a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God,
whose servants are the priests and bishops.
- Hans Kung

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
- Laurence J. Peter

I had to delegate authority to the people on my staff.
That means you shave away the hierarchy.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors
in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.
- William P. Leahy

BC is not going to replace the hierarchy,
and BC is not going to lead some major reform in the Catholic Church -
that's got to come out of the whole Catholic community.
- William P. Leahy

Hierarchy is is much reviled in the present day.
- Mary Douglas

Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued
and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted
moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct.
- Robert Vaughan

The hierarchy of class in London was rigid.
It was like a religion.
It still is to a certain extent.
- Ben Kingsley

I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life:
your relation to whatever you're doing,
or what your ambitions are, where you live,
where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.
- Richard Linklater

All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare
the ground for the future task of the philosopher,
which is to solve the problem of value,
to determine the true hierarchy of values.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching,
but also maybe help the church understand the viewpoint
of lay men and women about what they want in regard to priests,
or how do they want the hierarchy to deal with them?
- William P. Leahy

The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring
to any particular scale of size or complexity,
nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy,
but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
- David Deutsch

It won't do away with hierarchy totally,
but the principal leader will be the person who most
exemplifies the kind of organization and behavior required
who is best able to create the conditions such organizations require.
- Dee Hock

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho PHOTO

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where fear is, happiness is not.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

The inherent nature of life is constant change.
To fear change is to fear life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic;
it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
- Vannevar Bush

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

A mentality of scarcity - of lack -
is the natural consequence of
viewing the world through eyes of fear.
In contrast, when the world is viewed
through eyes of love,
the future becomes unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
- Anonymous

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The most painful and debilitating fear is fear of the unknown.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If we let things terrify us,
life will not be worth living.
- Seneca

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous


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