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Provinces Quotes

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We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those
provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what
our common faith was once.
- Peter Akinola

The march of conquest through wild provinces,
may be the march of Mind; but not the march of Love.
- Herman Melville

According to them, the poet is confined to the provinces
with his mouth broken on his own syllabic trapeze.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all
provinces feel at home in all parts of the country,
and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.
- Pierre Trudeau

 

The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain
and the Provinces in South America still continues,
without any prospect of its speedy termination.
- James Monroe

Often, before returning home, I would take a long and
roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from
where I had glimpses of other provinces,
and a sight of the distant country.
- Pierre Loti

The Yankees won the pennant, we went on to the World Series,
41 years after that in the city of Toronto.
The great city of Toronto, and all the provinces in Canada,
everybody reached out and they were excited because
we won the first World Series ever,
across the border.
- Dave Winfield

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The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly
in their manners and dispositions;
and assassinations,
which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation,
were almost unknown.
- Henry Walter Bates

In the animal world, on the other hand,
the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive
discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions,
and a consequent differentiation of these two great
provinces into their separate departments.
- Wilhelm Wundt

It is said that many children who live in the central provinces,
away from the ocean, have a great longing to see it.
I who had never been away from the monotonous country
surrounding us looked forward eagerly to seeing the mountains.
- Pierre Loti

On behalf of the federal government,
I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend
their co-operation in furthering our country's war
effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible
this much needed restriction.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Confederation is a compact, made originally by four
provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it,
and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the
best consideration of its members,
that this compact should not be lightly altered.
- Wilfrid Laurier

The house of Austria has publicly used every effort
to deprive the country of its legitimate Independence and Constitution,
designing to reduce it to a level with the other provinces
long since deprived of all freedom,
and to unite all in a common sink of slavery.
- Lajos Kossuth

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

But it is the province of religion, of philosophy,
of pure poetry only, to go beyond life,
beyond time, into eternity.
- Alfred de Vigny

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be
true either is true or becomes true.
- John Lilly

Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering
in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.
- Karl Popper

I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned.
The whole world is my province until Africa is free.
- Marcus Garvey

We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign
salute from a Dutch officer,
nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence
its first formal recognition.
- Seth Low

War is the province of danger.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

No one yet knows what a man's province is,
and how far that province, as conceived of today,
is artificial.
- Agnes Smedley

Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give,
or that it exceeds your province.
- Lord Mountbatten

We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate
that our slowness in keeping up with our North American
neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise.
- Alex Campbell

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society,
not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic
social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
- David Rockefeller

Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph
can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes,
there is another in which it proves to us how little
our eyes permit us to see.
- Dorthea Lange

Because your own strength is unequal to the task,
do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man;
but if anything is within the powers and province of man,
believe that it is within your own compass also.
- Marcus Aurelius

The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians
who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility,
and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad,
and often by open assault.
- John P. Kennedy

The city and province were given up to anarchy;
the coloured people,
elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites,
except the English, French, and American residents.
- Henry Walter Bates

Have you ever, on a cloudless night,
looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless,
glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads.
Stretching on and on, one province to the next.
With only the stars in the distance.
- Paul Martin

While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph
can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes,
there is another in which it proves to us how little
our eyes permit us to see.
- Dorothea Lange

Modern Armenia survived only because it was the single province controlled,
and protected, by the Russian Empire.
The rest of the territory within its historical borders
is almost wholly devoid of ethnic Armenians.
- John Shimkus

I lived in a region in the northwestern province -
the people there in general have a great love for the Taliban,
so I started to read some of the literature of the
scholars and the history of the movement.
And my heart became attached to them.
- John Walker Lindh

The first issue of The Register was printed in London,
and gave a glowing account of the province that was to be -
its climate,
its resources, the sound principles on which it was founded.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited.
Imagination encircles the world.
- Albert Einstein

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
- Lao Tzu

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein


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