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Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Real knowledge, like everything else of value,
is not to be obtained easily.
It must be worked for, studied for, thought for,
and, more that all, must be prayed for.
- Thomas Arnold

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies,
the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
- H. G. Wells

 

I have in hands, now, specimens of bottom from t he Gulf Stream,
obtained by Lieutenant Craven, and I can say that they
are among the most interesting that I have ever seen.
- Edward Forbes

Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency
by planning to obtain it.
- James A. Garfield

How can a rational being be ennobled by any thing that
is not obtained by its own exertions?
- Mary Wollstonecraft

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Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States -
no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for
their section of the Republic.
- Robert Toombs

You do not know our culture, our ethics,
or the unwritten codes that already provide our society
more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
- John Perry Barlow

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth,
but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
- Leo Tolstoy

Exact information about the functional significance
of the deep sections of the brain is only obtained
by working through the brain histologically in serial section.
- Walter Rudolf Hess

Without troublesome work, no one can have any concrete,
full idea of what pure mathematical research is like
or of the profusion of insights that can be obtained from it.
- Edmund Husserl

Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources,
I too began to consider the mobility of the earth.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question
and thereby begging the real one.
- Felix Frankfurter

Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but,
while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim,
wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;
obtained with labour,
for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it,
best enjoyed.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which
the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented,
because, as often as not, that process will raise questions.
- Alan Dershowitz

Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of
true identity and are easily forged.
- Elton Gallegly

Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value
when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
- Jean Cocteau

I obtained a job at the Library of Congress.
I loved books, so I felt at home.
I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English
and teach at the college level.
- Tom Glazer

No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
- Pythagoras

Consequently it will often happen there will be a desire of particular objects,
in cases where they cannot be obtained without manifest injury to others.
- Joseph Butler

Participation is easily obtained with Latin chant.
- Richard Morris

From principles is derived probability,
but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
- Tom Stoppard

I cannot help but think that great results would have
been obtained had my views been thought better of;
yet I am much inclined to accept the present condition as for the best.
- James Longstreet

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every
morning to make a plan of one's day and every night
to examine the results obtained.
- Alexis Carrel

Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by
naturalists in living nature and analysed them through
the prism of practical experience.
- Trofim Lysenko

There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war -
nothing material or ideological -
no tradition that it can defend.
It is utterly self-defeating.
- George Wald

The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
- Samuel Richardson

A final proof of our ideas can only be obtained by
detailed studies on the alterations produced in the
amino acid sequence of a protein by mutations of the type discussed here.
- Francis Crick

Peace is obtained by war.
- Cornelius Nepos

Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions,
even if the desired result is not obtained.
- Archer J. P. Martin

A clear cold morning with high wind:
we caught in a trap a large gray wolf,
and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had
for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.
- Meriwether Lewis

He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh
first those means by which that art or science is obtained.
If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly,
how much more then in spiritual?
- Robert Barclay

It will appear evident upon attentive consideration
that equality of intellectual and physical advantages
is the only sure foundation of liberty,
and that such equality may best, and perhaps only,
be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor.
- Francis Wright

It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales,
generally anticipate too great facility in their future
operations and certainty of success in conducting them;
but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.
- Charles Sturt

Wherever modern translations of marked excellence were
already in existence efforts were made to secure them for the Library,
but in a number of instances copyright could not be obtained.
- James Loeb

The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained
in the course of my medical studies,
including preliminary examinations in botany,
zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive
in determining the trend of my literary work.
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

The Theory of Groups is a branch of mathematics in
which one does something to something and then compares
the result with the result obtained from doing the
same thing to something else,
or something else to the same thing.
- James Newman

It is not by the absolute quantity of produce obtained by either class,
that we can correctly judge of the rate of profit,
rent, and wages, but by the quantity of labour required to obtain that produce.
- David Ricardo

In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems
must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with
an infinity of interval values separating them -
that is to say,
the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied
in continuous manner by these maxima.
- Gabriel Lippmann

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

Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood
can the world be made better.
No peace even though temporarily obtained,
will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations,
unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles.
- David O. McKay

It is possible that Mount Olympus may have supplied
the poets with the hint for saying that Jupiter obtained the kingdom of heaven,
because Olympus is the common name both of the mountain and of heaven.
- Lactantius

If then the prosperity of the commercial classes,
will most certainly lead to accumulation of capital,
and the encouragement of productive industry;
these can by no means be so surely obtained as by a
fall in the price of corn.
- David Ricardo

The Russians obtained a number of plants under Lend-Lease,
which had been authorized by Washington,
that I thought were not justified for their war effort.
They wanted them for postwar use.
- W. Averell Harriman

When she became very ill with heart trouble,
I saw that it would be impossible for my parents to provide for my studies,
and I obtained their permission to go to sea to make
a career for myself there.
- Fritz Sauckel

Homeowners who refinanced their mortgages took out
cash and reduced their monthly payments at the same time.
Much of the cash obtained by refinancing was spent on consumer durables,
home improvements and the like.
- Martin Feldstein

I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 -
in which the government tried to block the The New
York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained
from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam -
that is probably the most important case.
- Floyd Abrams

A truer image of the world, I think,
is obtained by picturing things as entering into the
stream of time from an eternal world outside,
than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
- Bertrand Russell

Capital, however capital may be defined,
would practically cease to exist as an income producing fund,
for the simple reason that if money,
wherewith to buy capital,
could be obtained for one-half of one per cent,
capital itself could command no higher price.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Have I given any symptoms of an avaricious disposition?
Have I obtained any grants from the crown since I have
been placed at the head of the treasury? Has my conduct
been different from that which others in the same station would have followed?
- Robert Walpole

God is stronger than their strength,
more loving than their uttermost love,
and in so far as they have loved and sacrificed themselves for others,
they have obtained the infallible proof,
that God too lives and loves and gives Himself away.
- George A. Smith

During the period of capital moving from one employment to another,
the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high,
but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained.
- David Ricardo

It may well be said that the answer to the question:
Of what do the cosmic rays in fact consist before they
produce their familiar secondary radiation phenomena
in the earth's atmosphere? can only be obtained from
numerous measurements in the stratosphere.
- Victor Francis Hess

Value denotes a relation reciprocally existing between two objects,
and the precise relation which it denotes is the quantity
of the one which can be obtained in exchange for a
given quantity of the other.
- Nassau William Senior

The information gained from these techniques was valuable in some instances,
but there is no way of knowing whether the same information
could have been obtained through other means.
- Dennis C. Blair

In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes,
stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments
and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures
and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
- William Gilbert

The United States form a young republic,
a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a
union of interests and affection,
under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I took the position from day one that it was the right decree,
that the modifications I made to the decree were proper,
that the correct outcome had been obtained,
and that in due time all of that would become apparent.
And it has become apparent.
- Harold H. Greene

People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience
makes you very happy and contented;
but a full stomach does the business quite as well,
and is cheaper, and more easily obtained.
- Jerome K. Jerome

As the most extravagant errors were received among
the established articles of their faith,
so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice,
and were indulged not only with impunity,
but authorized by the sanction of their laws.
- David Brainerd

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Cats know how to obtain food without labor,
shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
- W. L. George

In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine,
all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
- Yasser Arafat

The most important function of a bibliographic entry
is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work.
- Daniel J. Bernstein


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