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Stafford Cripps Quotes and Sayings

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Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance
for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help,
and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy.
- Stafford Cripps

Gandhi has asked that the British Government should
walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle
differences among themselves,
even if it means chaos and confusion.
- Stafford Cripps

Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength.
- Stafford Cripps

Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem.
They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable.
- Stafford Cripps

 

We ask the great masses of India to be patient a short time longer,
while the cause of freedom is being fought out,
not because we want to delay, but because the hard
facts of war make a complete change impossible at the moment.
- Stafford Cripps

Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in
India from the side of the Congress party,
yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the
offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian
leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
- Stafford Cripps

No one will expect the British Government or the Government
of India to give way to threats of violence,
disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of
large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned
us that we must not do so.
- Stafford Cripps

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We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations
of the world are witness,
to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government
by India as soon as hostilities are over.
I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
- Stafford Cripps

Gandhi has more recently recognized the need for continuance of British,
American and Chinese efforts in India and has suggested
that these troops might remain by agreement with some new Indian Government.
- Stafford Cripps

Apart altogether from our own vital interests,
we cannot and must not desert those other nations who
have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering
to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers.
- Stafford Cripps

India has indeed a great and free future before her,
in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind.
The first and indispensable part of that contribution
is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of
fascism and of brutal aggression.
- Stafford Cripps

It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid,
ordered progress.
I can assure them that the British people are as determined
upon self-government for India as they are themselves.
- Stafford Cripps

Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with..
- the movie Simon Birch

Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with.
It responds like a snail to our impatience,
then it races like a gazelle when you can't catch a breath.
- the movie Simon Birch

The frightening thought that what you draw may become
a building makes for reasoned lines.
- Saul Steinberg

It is useless for us to attempt to reason a man
out of a thing he has never been reasoned into.
- Jonathan Swift

A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.
- James Anthony Froude

The scientific spirit is of more value than its products,
and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
- Thomas Huxley

Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
- Thomas Huxley

Therefore, I reasoned that study of the cell cycle
responsible for the reproduction of cells was important
and might even be illuminating about the nature of life.
- Paul Nurse

I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of
two things I had a right to,
liberty or death; if I could not have one,
I would have the other.
- Harriet Tubman

One cannot comprehend Him through reason,
even if one reasoned for ages.
- Guru Nanak

The more a race is governed by its passions,
the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument,
the more intense will be its love of music.
- Stendhal

I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned
public discourse on any controversial subject.
Certainly, election years present a complicating factor.
- John Poindexter

One of the things being in politics has taught me is
that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
- Margaret Thatcher

They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed
at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling,
have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;'
a maxim that is true in neither nature,
revealed morals, nor political theory.
- James F. Cooper

The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is,
the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated.
And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this
country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach
and that the American public buys into it.
- Tom Coburn

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Edward Young

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

The season of failure is the best time
for sowing the seeds of success.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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