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William Pitt Quotes and Sayings

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Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.
- William Pitt

Related topics: Power

Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense;
everyone can talk sense.
Can he talk nonsense?
- William Pitt

Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it;
and this I know,
my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
- William Pitt

If I were an American, as I am an Englishman,
while a foreign troop was landed in my country,
I never would lay down my arms never never never!
- William Pitt

 

The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.
- William Pitt

Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.
- William Pitt

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
- William Pitt

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Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for
the sake of practical advantages.
- William Pitt

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity,
compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

For those who do not live in fear of scarcity, life is unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The abundance of life is unlimited -
it expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spirit has unlimited patience,
and will wait for me to evolve.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I have continuous and unlimited access to the infinite
and eternal energies of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is unlimited.
Your world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
Money that is spent or given away returns multiplied.
The more love that is given, the more love returns.
The more a helping hand is given, the more hands
are strengthened and empowered to help.
We can help each other to all be winners.
We can all have food, and jobs, and love, and happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands.
Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Abigail Adams

What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us:
Our unshakable faith.
Our love of family and compassion for others.
The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
- Brad Henry

The so-called right to reproduce is not an unlimited right.
- Leon Kass

Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry
and indulge it on every occasion.
- Moliere

There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive
of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature,
than the exercise of unlimited power.
- William Henry Harrison

There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need.
But people need everything except unlimited abundance.
- Karel Capek

We should not mislead the Iraqis into thinking they
have unlimited time to reach a settlement.
The longer they think that, the less likely they will be to act.
- Sherrod Brown

The really great writers are people like Emily Bronte
who sit in a room and write out of their limited experience
and unlimited imagination.
- James A. Michener

The number of people who will not go to a show they
do not want to see is unlimited.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

I was actually telling people that -
by harnessing the atom -
we could enter a new era of unlimited power that would
do away with the need to dam our beautiful streams.
- David R. Brower

Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the
quality of what you have to offer.
- Rick Pitino

The potential for the saxophone is unlimited.
- Steve Lacy

Brutal men with unlimited power are the same all over the world.
- Mary Chesnut

For the state by its nature claims sovereignty,
the right to an unlimited development of power,
determined only by self-interest.
It is by nature anarchistic.
- Christian Lous Lange

And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi -
that numbers confer unlimited rights,
that they take from some persons all rights over themselves,
and vest these rights in others.
- Auberon Herbert

Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism,
which places such a high premium on the end justifying
any means and any methods.
- Margaret Chase Smith

The adjustment of reality to the masses and of the
masses to reality is a process of unlimited scope,
as much for thinking as for perception.
- Walter Benjamin

What we are doing is taking advantage of the broadband
Internet to provide basically unlimited free calls
to anyone at a higher voice quality than they can with the phone lines.
- Niklas Zennstrom

What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in
this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly,
because it is a question of vital importance.
- Richard Parks Bland

Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations.
You are originally unlimited and perfect.
Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
- Ramana Maharshi

According to Teenage Research Unlimited,
51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced
with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months.
- Xavier Becerra

For though we often need to be restored to the small,
concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to
be reminded of the large,
vague, unlimited, unknown.
- A. R. Ammons

It is necessary to develop a strategy that utilizes
all the physical conditions and elements that are directly at hand.
The best strategy relies upon an unlimited set of responses.
- Morihei Ueshiba

Life's a bitch... and then you change your attitude.
- Jennifer Unlimited

I will say this, - though: If it is true that fusion
will put unlimited amounts of energy into our hands,
then I'm worried.
Our record on this score is extremely poor.
- David R. Brower

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its
train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.
- Albert Camus

Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality
of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege,
a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
- Noam Chomsky

The Constitution of the United States was made not
merely for the generation that then existed,
but for posterity- unlimited, undefined,
endless, perpetual posterity.
- Henry Clay

The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries,
filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.
- Phyllis Schlafly

The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax,
and as such every individual of the social order should
be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
- Carter G. Woodson

We have had virtually unlimited access to abortion for nearly twenty years.
Yet during that same period, more and more women and
children have slipped into poverty.
- Robert Casey

Downloading is definitely on the rise,
but not because it's free - that's probably third on the list -
but because it's immediate and the selection is virtually unlimited.
- Don Rose

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily,
the power to destroy.
- Daniel Webster

The composing room has an unlimited supply of periods
available to terminate short,
simple sentences.
- Turner Catledge

Power will intoxicate the best hearts,
as wine the strongest heads.
No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity,
and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment,
perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
- DeWitt Clinton

If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems,
as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses,
as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive,
then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
- Barbara Bush

The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating
that humanity is not forever chained to this planet
and our visions go rather further than that and our
opportunities are unlimited.
- Neil Armstrong

So there was always a stunt coordinator on those films
that was from Stunts Unlimited and I was just one of
the young warriors from Stunts Unlimited that got to
be a part of it because it was a big show and they needed a lot of guys.
- David R. Ellis

Pre-teens, teens and college students have unlimited access to the Internet -
24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
Because of the repeated exposure they have to illegal Internet gambling sites,
they fall victim by the thousands.
- Spencer Bachus

People began to understand that with the acquisition
of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent,
of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited,
so far as the development of natural resources and
the genera production of wealth were concerned.
- John Moody

Our work is before us.
It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must
not be passed to future generations.
May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity.
And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
- Rick Perry

Indian religion has always felt that since the minds,
the temperaments and the intellectual affinities of
men are unlimited in their variety,
a perfect liberty of thought and of worship must be
allowed to the individual in his approach to the Infinite.
- Sri Aurobindo

One thing governors feel, Democrats and Republicans alike,
is that we have a health care system that,
if you're on Medicaid, you have unlimited access to health care,
at unlimited levels, at no cost.
No wonder it's running away.
- Mike Huckabee

By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally
falls into the public domain,
there will be no machine that could possibly run it.
The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited.
- Lawrence Lessig

To-day it appears as though it may well be altogether
abolished in the future as it has to some extent been
mitigated in the past by the unceasing,
and as it now appears, unlimited ascent of man to knowledge,
and through knowledge to physical power and dominion over Nature.
- Frederick Soddy

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Some days are simply meant for playing.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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


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