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Repudiation Quotes

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Let us not forget who we are.
Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
- Ronald Reagan

The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means
the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well,
and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards.
- Johan Huizinga

The language of the younger generation has the brutality
of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand,
not to come.
It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent
probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism,
if I myself and other former Muslims can change,
if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
- Eldridge Cleaver

 

If Senator Kerry understands the nature of this threat
and the need to take on terror,
then he should immediately repudiate these troubling comments,
and stop all efforts on behalf of his surrogates to
blame America for these attacks.
- Marc Racicot

A society that has made "nostalgia" a marketable commodity
on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion
that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.
- Christopher Lasch

The American citizen must be made aware that today
a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its
purposes to be the will of the People.
That elitist approach to government must be repudiated.
- William E. Simon

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If the great Government of the United States were a
private corporation no bank would take its name on a piece of paper,
because it has cynically repudiated the words engraved upon its bonds.
- Garet Garrett

Repudiating the virtues of your world,
criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe.
They agree to live in it.
The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
- Jean Genet

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can never speak enough of the virtues,
the dangers, the power of shared laughter.
- Francoise Sagan

When women love us, they forgive us everything,
even our crimes; when they do not love us,
they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
- Honore de Balzac

The home is the chief school of human virtues.
- William Ellery Channing

Virtues are acquired through endeavor,
which rests wholly upon yourself.
- Sidney Lanier

He has all of the virtues I dislike,
and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill

It has been my experience that folks who
have no vices, have very few virtues.
- Abraham Lincoln

Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues:
always insist on it in your subordinates.
- Don Marquis

Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something's wrong.
- Bertolt Brecht

You can't have virtue without sin.
What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined
by how they operate in a very sinful environment.
That's how you test people.
- Frank Miller

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence,
in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there
cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
- Saint Augustine

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Manners are like the shadows of virtues,
they are the momentary display of those qualities which
our fellow creatures love and respect.
- Sydney Smith

Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
- Thomas Moore

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.
- William Shenstone

Britain, which in the years immediately before this
war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed,
is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
- J. B. Priestley

Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

It is always one's virtues and not one's vices that
precipitate one into disaster.
- Rebecca West

Washington's character was rock solid.
He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues,
which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
- Stephen Ambrose

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection
of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
- Aleister Crowley

Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults
and virtues as members of the other races.
- Ethel Waters

If everyone were clothed with integrity,
if every heart were just, frank, kindly,
the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
- Moliere

Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.
- Thomas Hobbes

Courage is not simply one of the virtues,
but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
- C. S. Lewis

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices
as well as of the greatest virtues.
- Rene Descartes

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
- Aristotle

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues,
but the parent of all the others.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

But what has America to boast? What are the graces
or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What
are their triumphs in war,
or their inventions in peace?
- Thomas Day

Though ambition in itself is a vice,
yet it is often the parent of virtues.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups.
A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
- The Buddha

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind,
goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity;
and without it,
man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
- Francis Bacon

It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues
do not result from the exercise of it's own reason.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

If, when you charged a person with his faults,
you credited him with his virtues too,
you would probably like everybody.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Moderation is the silken string running through the
pearl chain of all virtues.
- Joseph Hall

Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
- Michel de Montaigne

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
- Kong Fu Zi

So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
- Nagarjuna

One should judge a man mainly from his depravities.
Virtues can be faked.
Depravities are real.
- Klaus Kinski

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience,
not the lessons of retirement and leisure.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
- Abigail Adams

The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.
- Walter Gilbert

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
- Aristotle

Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet
of virtues that will never be improved upon.
- James Oliver

No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all;
and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors,
than from his virtues.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally
you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
- Elizabeth Taylor

One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works,
is that it's opened up an entirely new,
expansive repertoire of American Jewish music.
- Neville Marriner

Suffering!
We owe to it all that is good in us,
all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity,
we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
- Anatole France

The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel,
full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues,
and of correction of vices, of the end of this life,
and of the life to come.
- John Jewel

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame,
but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers
are the characteristics of an excellent man.
- Satchel Paige

One of the virtues of being very young is that you
don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
- Sam Levenson

Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
- John Locke

Chinese culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously
valuable to not only us as Asian-Americans,
but also the world in general.
- Martin Yan

In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues
grow increasingly unpopular.
- B. Carroll Reece

Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
- George Farquhar

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise -
and pass by.
- Andre Maurois

Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes
attractive virtues for attractive vices,
he will fail.
- Walter Lippmann


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