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The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity
in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein

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That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace
of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the
punishment of the damned in hell.
- Thomas Aquinas

Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work,
but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?
- Barbra Streisand

The moon and other celestial bodies should be free
for exploration and use by all countries.
No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

 

If there is no God, everything is permitted.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

From my earliest days I have enjoyed an attractive impediment in my speech.
I have never permitted the use of the word stammer.
I can't say it myself.
- Patrick Campbell

Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different,
and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
- Theodor Adorno

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Nothing is true, everything is permitted.
- William S. Burroughs

A novelist should not be too intelligent either,
although...
he may be permitted to be an intellectual.
- Anthony Burgess

As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil,
then their good becomes indistinguishable from the
evil that they set out to destroy.
- Christopher Dawson

Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty,
if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away;
but this opinion was all that he was permitted.
- Franz Kafka

If venereal delight and the power of propagating the
species were permitted only to the virtuous,
it would make the world very good.
- James Boswell

I think there's an enormous value to being negative.
The world we live in today, negativity is not permitted.
- Godfrey Reggio

Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which
the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction
that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
- Ambrose Bierce

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre

The priests are debarred from female society,
nor is any woman permitted to enter the religious houses.
- Hernando Cortes

Our economic freedom is founded on individual property rights;
government should never be permitted to take those away.
- Ernest Istook

I think the reason working-class people don't write
books is because they are encouraged to believe that
only certain people are permitted to write books.
- Len Deighton

Nothing is proved, all is permitted.
- Theodore Dreiser

In states where no regulation exists,
anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and
radiation therapy procedures,
sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training.
- Charles W. Pickering

This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law,
then we no longer have a republic.
- James Bovard

There can be no such thing, in law or in morality,
as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
- Ayn Rand

We were kept at work, and permitted to speak with each
other only on such subjects as related to the Convent,
and all in the hearing of the old nuns who sat by us.
- Maria Monk

In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse but never your girl.
- Gary Cooper

Each university should have a Young Scholars' Committee.
I became the chairman of this Committee,
and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted.
- Anatoly Chubais

The story of a love is not important-what is important
is that one is capable of love.
It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
- Helen Hayes

From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that
by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
- Heinrich Schliemann

I've permitted myself to learn and to fail with some regularity.
And that is probably the one thing I was given,
and that I'm still grateful for.
- John Malkovich

Science is not a game in which arbitrary rules are
used to decide what explanations are to be permitted.
- Michael Behe

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear
as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow,
free and open, across international boundaries.
- Harry S. Truman

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Will dissent be permitted? The answer to that question
will determine whether the society is a free society or a fear society.
- Natan Sharansky

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny.
But what we put into it is ours.
- Dag Hammarskjold

I could explain a hundred fold more than I ever have
of the glories of the kingdoms manifested to me in the vision,
were I permitted, and were the people prepared to receive them.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Wherever they have been arraigned, a plain charge has
been exhibited against them.
They have had an impartial trial and have been permitted to make their defense.
- Robert Walpole

Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Before the monopoly should be permitted,
there must be reason to believe it will do some good -
for society,
and not just for monopoly holders.
- Lawrence Lessig

I must be more sensible and realize that at my age,
illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
- Paul Cezanne

After the advent of the written word,
the masses who could not - or were not permitted to -
read,
were given sermons by the few who could.
- Theodore Bikel

If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it,
it would have been permitted.
- Franz Kafka

Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account
of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
- Quentin Crisp

We must also be permitted to bear in mind that evolution,
though it may explain everything else,
cannot explain itself.
- Goldwin Smith

In the war, most young men were inducted into the armed forces at the age of 17.
A group of students was permitted to attend university
before taking part in wartime research projects.
- John Pople

By fighting a limited, defensive war,
America permitted the enemy to endlessly re-supply their field armies.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me
at the time a lack of success,
to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
- Calvin Coolidge

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there
permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
- Giovanni Boccaccio

People may believe that there can be a society where
dissent is not permitted,
but which is nonetheless not a fear society because
everyone agrees with one another and therefore no one wants to dissent.
- Natan Sharansky

Our mandate expects that we will build on the Joint
Inquiry's investigation and we will not be re-inventing the wheel.
But we go to places which the Joint Inquiry was not permitted to explore.
- Richard Ben-Veniste

However, even during the preparations for action,
we laid our plans in such a manner that should there
be progress through diplomatic negotiation,
we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the
latest moment that communication technology would have permitted.
- Hideki Tojo

The reason why parents mistreat their children has
less to do with character and temperament than with
the fact that they were mistreated themselves and were
not permitted to defend themselves.
- Alice Miller

I prize the conditions under which I have lived because
they have permitted me to choose my opportunities,
to inquire into such matters as interested me,
and to publish what I believed to be true,
uncontrolled by any central authority.
- Arthur Keith

With Storytelling, at least, it's explicit:
this is what the censors say American citizens,
no matter what age, are not permitted to see,
even though it can be seen by other people all over the world.
I suppose you could call it a political statement.
- Todd Solondz

Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics,
but that is no reason why the physicists should be
permitted to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it.
- Frederick Soddy

Changes in the traditional way of building are only
permitted if they are an improvement.
Otherwise stay with what is traditional,
for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has
a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
- Adolf Loos

You have to know one big thing and stick with it.
The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment.
This permitted them to create something.
Those are the ones who leave a legacy.
- Irving Kristol

Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death,
especially if it permitted me to continue to learn
about this world and others,
if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
- Carl Sagan

I have also been saddened, though hardly surprised,
by the weakness of the EU's reaction to the criminal
attack on the Danish embassy in Syria,
which seems to have been permitted, if not actively encouraged,
by the Syrian regime.
- Timothy Garton Ash

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity -
love.
And the story of a love is not important -
what is important is that one is capable of love.
It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
- Helen Hayes

I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life,
the same reverence and respect as for the married mother;
for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass,
our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it.
- Ben Lindsey

There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement,
that has not operated in the interests of money,
and for the time being permitted by money -
and that without the idealists among its leaders having
the slightest suspicion of the fact.
- Oswald Spengler

Where do these arms come from, these Saturday night
specials that constitute the instrument of threats in bank robberies,
or the hand grenades used by terrorists? How can their
sales and their import be permitted?
- Alva Myrdal

That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such
as will not offend the religious views of the minority,
and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
- Charles Tupper

I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject
to the judgment of ordinary persons,
because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things,
to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

I would consider all of the legislation which I have
supported meaningless if I were to sit idly by,
silent, during a period which may go down in history
as an era when we permitted the curtailment of our liberties.
- Dennis Chavez

That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent,
who only was permitted to claim in some degree the
priestly office and function,
since it is his creative and protecting power which
alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.
- Charles Eastman

It is important that people support prisoners of the
Italian state like Joe in whatever way they can.
I was not allowed contact with a lawyer for the first 24 hours,
and no phone calls were permitted, but apparently telegrams
have been getting through to Joe.
- John Blair

You could not receive a young man in your room;
you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of
the public reception rooms,
but you could accept no invitation from young men to
tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.
- Dora Russell

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind
a mental picture of yourself as succeeding.
Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade.
Your mind will seek to develop the picture...
Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy,
it will in the end not produce food,
either.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa


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