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Postulates Quotes

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Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage;
simulated weakness postulates strength.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom

I do not believe in the divinity of Christ,
and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox
creed to which I cannot subscribe.
- William Howard Taft

Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given;
there are also axioms or postulates,
or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved
and have no need of proof.
- Gottfried Leibniz

The line of least resistance in the progress of civilization
is to make that theoretical postulate real by the continually
increasing force of the world's public opinion.
- Elihu Root

 

The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion
between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
- Elihu Root

I don't dare postulate about science,
but I know that it takes both emotion and intellect
in order for art to happen.
- Lukas Foss

The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.
- Ernest Renan

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If they are, then the only ultimate truths are the
particulars of concrete experience,
and no postulate or general assumption is inherent
in science until its proceedings become systematic,
or the truths already reached give direction to further research.
- Chauncey Wright

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

In choosing joy, the finish line dissolves
into a different matter altogether.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

There is a fine line between
the perseverance of the courageous tortoise
and the habit of the stubborn donkey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Life and death are one thread,
the same line viewed from different sides.
- Lao Tzu

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

Maybe I could have loved you better.
Maybe you should have loved me more.
Maybe our hearts were just next in line.
Maybe everything breaks sometime.
- Jewel

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out
where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
- George Carlin

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
- Casey Stengel

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't
always have to be their top priority.
- William Arthur Ward

The details are the very source of expression in architecture.
But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
- Arthur Erickson

Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a
contribution to the advance of peace,
I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
- Douglas MacArthur

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

I don't know anything about music.
In my line you don't have to.
- Elvis Presley

I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between
me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
- Anita Hill

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

The middle of the road is where the white line is -
and that's the worst place to drive.
- Robert Frost

The North Sea was supposed to run out in the 1980s.
Then in the 1990s.
And now production is still on-line.
- Daniel Yergin

Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take
when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose;
they should draw the line at goats though.
- Elton John

There is a fine line between censorship and good taste
and moral responsibility.
- Steven Spielberg

In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line,
its rise and fall, than in color.
- Edvard Munch

Someone has to stay on the line and say,
no, we can do this by cutting spending and reducing the size of government.
That's what I was committed to doing.
- Chris Christie

A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.
- Paul Klee

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
- Denis Waitley

It's really important to draw the line on what we do as actors.
- Anna Friel

The bottom line is, it's a great script and that's
very inspiring and makes you want to overcome whatever
technical difficulties you come up against.
- John Crowley

The promos with all of the beautiful women probably attracted some men,
but the mystery story line is pretty cool.
It's got that dark edge, and people will watch anything funny.
- James Denton

My father's people...
are from Fairfax in northern Virginia,
just across the Mason-Dixon line.
So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
- Robert Duvall

Lyrics are very different.
There is a clear line between that and a poem.
Something that has been a source of great excitement
and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
- Joanna Newsom

I'm being told it saves money to shoot in Toronto,
because of tax benefits, the crews are cheaper,
but what I save in the bottom line, I lose in a million other ways.
- Griffin Dunne

I have an everyday religion that works for me.
Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
- Lucille Ball

I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician,
but I've been elected mayor twice.
I understand politics.
And I definitely understand where the state line is.
- Anthony A. Williams

I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs
Browning's line about the stars.
It is far-fetched.
She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
- Marie Corelli

Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point.
they've thought murder.
The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
- Oliver Stone

I have about two or three people, we don't have an office,
we don't even have a dedicated phone line.
We do it out of our own homes, and we make it work.
- John Zorn

Age should not have its face lifted,
but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles
as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
- Clarence Day

I'm the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem,
serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
- Arthur Miller

One thing will lead to another and somebody will come
up with a riff or a line or something we build from.
- Johnny Rivers

I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since,
both by public utterance and by private help to trade
unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
- Earl Browder

If I'd had some set idea of a finish line,
don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?
- Bill Gates

The specific story line that people have responded
to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping.
- Cathy Guisewite

Years down the line, I became a food stylist.
- Sally Schneider

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it;
never desert your line of talent.
Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.
- Sydney Smith

That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows,
sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue
up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else.
- Peter Garrett

The real literary editors have mostly been fired.
Those that remain are all "bottom line" editors;
everything depends on the money.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

We put our life on the line to fight for them,
put on a show and these guys take our money so whatever happens to Bob Arum,
Don King or anyone else is fine with me.
- Larry Holmes

Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit,
along the line of desire.
- Ambrose Bierce

Transforming a line like that makes it into a belly
laugh instead of a laugh against us.
- Terence Young

Doing a TV show, you're on an assembly line and it's as cut and dry as that.
There are some shows that are exceptions.
There are producers that want really special things.
- James Darren

Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes,
but don't try selling sunshine and light -
you'll go broke.
- Chuck Jones

We know as filmmakers where you draw the line.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

I used to empty the studio out and throw stuff away.
I now don't.
There will be a whole series of dead ends that a year
or two down the line I'll come back to.
- Anish Kapoor

Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra,
eliminates the very source of architectural expression.
- Arthur Erickson


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