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Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Values Government Political

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit
means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
- Walt Disney

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most
deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
- Ronald Reagan

Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised
to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
- Westbrook Pegler

 

Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever
devised for sins committed in previous lives.
The English reading public explains the reason why.
- James Joyce

The trick was really finding the appropriate publisher
for each of the projects I'd devised.
- Mark Millar

A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
- Raymond Chandler

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Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind,
who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Now it is quite clear to me that there are no solid spheres in the heavens,
and those that have been devised by the authors to save the appearances,
exist only in the imagination.
- Tycho Brahe

History proves that all dictatorships,
all authoritarian forms of government are transient.
Only democratic systems are not transient.
Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
- Vladimir Putin

I think perhaps the most important problem is that
we are trying to understand the fundamental workings
of the universe via a language devised for telling
one another when the best fruit is.
- Terry Prachett

My cameraman and I devised a method,
which we started using from my second film,
which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio,
where we used bounced light instead of direct light.
We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
- Satyajit Ray

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised
by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the
terrible walls which imprison men because they are
different from other men.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The Government of the absolute majority instead of
the Government of the people is but the Government
of the strongest interests;
and when not efficiently checked,
it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.
- John C. Calhoun

Human subtlety will never devise an invention
more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature,
because in her inventions nothing is lacking,
and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo da Vinci

But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period
then you value human companionship.
But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds
of mental exercises and it's amazing.
- Wole Soyinka

I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own
style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on
the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me.
- Steve Swallow

My first care the following morning was,
to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

A principle is the expression of perfection,
and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection,
we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In old times people used to try and square the circle;
now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
- Samuel Butler

Everywhere I look, I see the evidence of a creator.
But I don't see it as religion,
which has cut Irish people in two.
I don't see Jesus Christ as being
in any part of a religion.
Religion to me is almost like when God leaves -
and people devise a set of rules to fill the space.
- Bono

It is impossible to devise a scientific experiment
to describe the creation process,
or even to ascertain whether such a process can take place.
The Creator does not create at the whim of a scientist.
- Henry M. Morris

The modern mind tends to be more and more critical
and analytical in spirit,
hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression
which is logically defensible at every point and which
tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science.
- Edward Sapir

To devise an information processing system capable
of getting along on its own -
it must handle its own problems of programming,
bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users.
It must appear to its users as a single,
integrated personality.
- Cliff Shaw

Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed
at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
- Herbert Simon

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir.
He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

The only realistic view is that a human life arises gradually,
which is not much help in making personal decisions
or devising public policy.
- George C. Williams

So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption,
who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech.
- Hesiod

Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through
man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
- Ralph Steadman

Never forget posterity when devising a policy.
Never think of posterity when making a speech.
- Robert G. Menzies

It must be able to assist in devising the method of
solution of problems and not merely solve them.
- Cliff Shaw

I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions,
in which one part was based on collective provision,
but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional,
personal plan.
- Jacques Delors

I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious
that our system for devising trade agreements,
so very important to this country's functioning around the world,
has not only broken, but it has broken completely.
- Xavier Becerra

Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide
the best opportunity for devising unique treatments
of these serious diseases since,
unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell.
- Eliot Engel

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
- William John Bennett


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