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Principal Quotes

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The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Expectation Assumption Demand Sad Ego Envy Greed Gratitude

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering are
Our Past, and Our Expectations and Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
- Thomas Fuller

What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us,
the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime -
terror.
- Anish Kapoor

 

To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's
breast is to become a principal in the mischief.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

My principal job is to make interesting and entertaining films,
and I'm not proud of which format or which particular technique I use.
I just wanted the film to look good.
- Guy Ritchie

Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social
changes and political upheavals,
we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals.
- Ali Hoseini-Khamenei

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Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror,
starvation and death characterize the process of war
and form a principal part of the product.
- Louis Mumford

Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.
- Victoria Principal

Adding "just kidding" doesn't make it okay to insult the Principal.
- Nancy Cartwright

Change is the principal feature of our age and literature
should explore how people deal with it.
The best science fiction does that, head-on.
- David Brin

Our principal writers have nearly all been fortunate
in escaping regular education.
- Hugh MacDiarmid

I ought to rejoice in the fact that our principal rival has died,
but I don't.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

A mother is neither cocky, nor proud,
because she knows the school principal may call at
any minute to report that her child had just driven
a motorcycle through the gymnasium.
- Mary Kay Blakely

Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves,
will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
- William Hazlitt

I'm playing one of the principal roles,
which gives you more clout and more confidence.
- Charles Dance

The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India...
has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
- Ignatius Loyola

The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the
monist position is that it is counterintuitive.
- Michael Shermer

Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human
activity that engage people when they wonder about
how to account for different kinds of human behaviour.
- Marvin Harris

The principal cause of war is war itself.
- C. Wright Mills

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
- Samuel Butler

Is there some principal of nature which states that
we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
- Herman Melville

I was not the kind of a principal player that was so
in demand that eight or 10 or 12 scripts came per month.
- Sidney Poitier

I have terrible hearing trouble.
I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type
of music that makes its principal proponents deaf.
- Pete Townshend

Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
- Horace

When I started Victoria Principal Products,
there were 22 full-time employees - they were all women.
- Victoria Principal

God should not be called an individual substance,
since the principal of individuation is matter.
- Thomas Aquinas

We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
- Walter Savage Landor

The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group.
They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being.
- Alfred Doblin

I've had a lot of people tell me they wish I were their principal.
- Chi McBride

I hesitated, too, because for better or worse,
I have been one of the principal architects of New
Labour and I have worked closely with Tony Blair and
the team for nearly 20 years.
- Peter Mandelson

I did not win and in fact I was called into the principal's
office for a consultation with my parents.
But that was the beginning of my literary career.
- William Joyce

The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television.
What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone.
- Ashley Montagu

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

Advertising is the principal reason why the business
man has come to inherit the earth.
- James Randolph Adams

Here is how I work: when I think that a film needs
to have a principal theme,
I search for a melody.
- Michel Legrand

Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal
themes sometimes escape us.
We are like characters in a novel who do not always
understand what the author wants of them.
- Julien Green

In our country today, very few children are raised
to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family,
their country, or God.
- Benjamin Spock

You know it is not my interest to pay the principal,
or my principal to pay the interest.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand
dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
- Thomas Aquinas

I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion,
as organized in its Churches, has been and still is
the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
- Bertrand Russell

It has not been for nothing that the word has remained
man's principal toy and tool:
without the meanings and values it sustains,
all man's other tools would be worthless.
- Lewis Mumford

The occasion of this sadness is expressed in a word,
but must be considered in many more,
as being the principal concernment both of the Text and Time.
- John Pearson

The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself
in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible.
We are pilots, not servants.
- Franz Liszt

Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
- Edmund Burke

The dollar is currently the principal reserve currency in the world.
- Robert C. Solomon

As long as my sixth graders showed an average improvement of five years,
the principal and district pretty much left me alone
to create my own curriculum and teach whatever I wanted.
- Dan Simmons

I attended a very small junior high and specially in
the end that became a disaster.
The principal was pretty senile and a drunk,
so the children more or less runned the school.
- Jonathan Brandis

The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance
of power between elites and masses,
a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.
- Paul Wellstone

Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections.
For love which hath ends, will have an end;
whereas that which is founded on true virtue,
will always continue.
- John Dryden

The FBI's principal priority right now is protecting
the United States against another terrorist attack.
- Robert Mueller

The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences
and Arts to which it is subservient,
has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement.
- Nassau William Senior

In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting
business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principal.
- Jacques Barzun

I've always liked getting away with just a little bit
of what you're not supposed to.
Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble
with the principal's office.
- William Joyce

The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to
use the force of government to take property away from
the people who earn it and give it to people who do not.
- Neal Boortz

It isn't making mistakes that's critical;
it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
- Donald Rumsfeld

And obviously, from our own personal point of view,
the principal challenge is a personal challenge.
- Richard Branson

I am at war...
with the principal personage of traditional philosophy,
that abstract subject who masquerades as everyone and anyone,
but is really a male subject in disguise.
- Pam Gems

Irreligion - the principal one of the great faiths of the world.
- Ambrose Bierce

The principal rule of art is to please and to move.
All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.
- Jean Racine

My father was also a principal of a school and mother
was a curriculum advisor.
Both were educators.
- Edwin Moses

I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look -
that healthy equals beautiful.
- Victoria Principal

No one can make me work harder than I do,
so I'm generally not interested in who I am competing with.
- Victoria Principal

I'm generally competing with the ideal I have set for myself,
and I've found that served me very well.
- Victoria Principal

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse;
it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness
which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
- Bertrand Russell

When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.
- Victoria Principal

That has to remain the principal reason for doing it,
doesn't it? I know it's possible to write for money,
and many very good writers have done so.
But for me, it has to remain the principal thing that
I actually want to do the writing.
- Jonathan Kellerman

Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind,
I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth,
and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
- Thomas Arnold

Our fifty principal cities contain 39.3 per cent of
our entire German population,
and 45.8 per cent of the Irish.
Our ten larger cities only nine per cent of the entire population,
but 23 per cent of the foreign.
- Josiah Strong

I would have thought it possible to choose delegates
for these larger conferences who,
even if they could not speak the principal languages,
could at least understand them or could have friends
seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points.
- Fredrik Bajer

There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built,
the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body,
and is higher than the tower of the principal tower
of the church at Seville.
- Hernando Cortes


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