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It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently
admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
- Emily Bronte

Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit,
no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers
that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
- Germaine Greer

The closer Iraq approaches freedom and democracy,
the more impediments and barriers the terrorists will erect.
- Howard Coble

 

Would it be better if I'd married a Negro woman? Would
they treat my child any better? Erect fewer barriers?
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

To say that a thing has never yet been done among men
is to erect a barrier stronger than reason,
stronger than discussion.
- Thomas Reed

There are no constraints on the human mind,
no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our
progress except those we ourselves erect.
- Ronald Reagan

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The Peking man was a thinking being,
standing erect,
dating to the beginning of the Ice Age.
- Davidson Black

Among us all men were created sons of God and stood erect,
as conscious of their divinity.
- Charles Eastman

He stands erect by bending over the fallen.
He rises by lifting others.
- Douglas Horton

Behold a republic standing erect while empires all
around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments -
a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
- William Jennings Bryan

The superior man is the providence of the inferior.
He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak,
and a shield for the defenseless.
He stands erect by bending above the fallen.
He rises by lifting others.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

In several sections, both natural in the banks of the
Mississippi and its numerous arms,
and where artificial canals had been cut,
I observed erect stumps of trees, with their roots attached,
buried in strata at different heights,
one over the other.
- Charles Lyell

In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates,
the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected
upon the grave of liberty.
- John Lothrop Motley

Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights.
I only wanted...
to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
- Edvard Grieg

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,
"Thus far and no farther."
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own,
when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected.
- Edgar Lee Masters

I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.
- Paul Harvey

Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless
possibility but by the banality of the social order
they have erected against it.
- Christopher Lasch

Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is.
- Philip Sidney

I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal -
and that is to proudly report that signs have been
erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild,
Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!'
- Joe Manchin III

Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior
can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate
inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals
of humanness we have erected.
- Marilyn French

These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary
awning erected near the river,
and was for three or four days busily employed writing
an account of our journey for the Governor's information.
- Charles Sturt

When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate
scaffold to get everything into its proper place.
But when one takes the scaffold down,
the building must stand by itself with no trace of
the means by which it was erected.
That is how a musician should work.
- Andres Segovia

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column,
or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction
of something much bigger than ourselves.
- Adrienne Clarkson

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into
the kind of statue likes,
and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
- Randolph Bourne

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not
carving the turkey in the kitchen.
- Kin Hubbard

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

I realized it wasn't necessary to work in the traditional
methods of carving and casting.
- Martin Puryear

I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future.
Carving out new ways of looking at things.
- Herbie Hancock

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly
that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
- Henri Matisse

Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.
- Michelangelo

What I think is that Fox has done a very smart job
of carving out their place.
- Tom Brokaw

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game,
you really do train to play.
It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife.
You can get away with not doing it for a while,
as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
- Graeme Le Saux

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking
about what is best for society.
- Hillary Clinton

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man.
Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
- Charles Edwards

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

The key to organizing an alternative society is to
organize people around what they can do,
and more importantly, what they want to do.
- Abbie Hoffman

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

An armed society is a polite society.
Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
- Robert A. Heinlein

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
- John W. Gardner

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled
flow of words in an open forum.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
- James A. Baldwin

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection
of isolated family units.
- Valerie Solanas

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
- Charles de Secondat

It is good for society to have this introspection.
- Jacques Verges

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is
alike and no one is alive.
- Hugh Kingsmill

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
- A. Whitney Brown

I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom,
too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
- Boyd Rice

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
- Orson Welles

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural,
religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
- Jack Kingston

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti


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