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Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Sad Feeling-Down Change

You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused,
and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.
- Orison Swett Marden

A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger.
It was anger more than anything else that had set me off,
roused me into productivity and creativity.
- Mary Garden

Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion
now will foreign foes assail.
- John Dryden

 

A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper
to love has roused him in vain.
- Jessamyn West

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness
and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
- Walter Scott

All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted;
its mild and amiable affections are suppressed;
and with them,
virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
- Charles Inglis

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Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life,
and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication.
They are now something more than themselves;
those we loved were merely happy shadows.
- Georges Duhamel

All real freedom springs from necessity,
for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will,
and that will can be roused to energetic action only
by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
- Anna C. Brackett

Whatever ought to be, can be.
- James Rouse

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength,
if you want to raise their character.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

The service of philosophy, of speculative culture,
towards the human spirit, is to rouse,
to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.
- Walter Pater

It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little;
a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little
will only accustom you to endure.
- Grenville Kleiser

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
- William Ellery Channing

Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse
others to animosity against them.
- Xun Zi

What I intended to accomplish was to rouse the student body,
not by means of an organization, but solely by my simple words;
to urge them,
not to violence, but to moral insight into the existing
serious deficiencies of our political system.
- Kurt Huber

Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business.
The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a
product or service that people need and do it so well that it's profitable.
- James Rouse

Cities must be fun.
- James Rouse

Visions describe what best should be,
could be - if and when mankind has the will to make them real.
- James Rouse

Why isn't it natural for people who have lived and
worked at something to want to use the knowledge and capacity in a new way,
free from the burden of making a living?
- James Rouse

For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the
belief that most planning and architectural design
suffers for lack of real and basic purpose.
The ultimate purpose, it seems to me,
must be the improvement of mankind.
- James Rouse

It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific
cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics,
that action and reaction are equal and opposite,
that when you persecute people you always rouse them
to be strong and stronger.
- Gertrude Stein

Great minds are to make others great.
Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude
to intellectual vassalage,
not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny,
but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
- William Ellery Channing

But what is drama? Broadly speaking,
it is whatever by imitative action rouses interest or gives pleasure.
- George P. Baker

The atmosphere is much too near for dreams.
It forces us to action.
It is close to us.
We are in it and of it.
It rouses us both to study and to do.
We must know its moods and also its motive forces.
- Cleveland Abbe

Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in
his affairs and amusements,
not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things,
forgetting he is very patient with me.
- Evelyn Underhill

It is good to have an end to journey towards;
but it is the journey that matters in the end.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is a continuity always and always.
There is no final destination it is going towards.
Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life,
not reaching to some point,
no goal - just dancing and being in pilgrimage,
moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.
- Osho

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat
to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

I realize that patriotism is not enough.
I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell

Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics,
even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
- Tennessee Williams

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be,
temperance is something against which,
at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed.
We need reform that provides hardworking people of
good character with a real path towards citizenship.
- Joe Baca

What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion;
all the religions have this.
We all lean towards love.
- Richard Gere

Men and women should stay apart, till their hearts
grow gentle towards one another again.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The hands of every clock are shears,
trimming us away scrap by scrap,
and every time piece with a digital readout blinks us towards implosion.
- Dean Koontz

I certainly was an actor and then I drifted more towards writing and directing.
- Thomas Haden Church

My feelings towards Scott Card are pretty mixed.
Politically, he and I are pretty far apart.
- Cory Doctorow

All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
- Ernest Dimnet

It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness
that mankind moves so slowly;
it is because individuals have a capacity for better
things that it moves at all.
- George Gissing

This revision of the Constitution will not be perfect.
But at least the Constitution will not be inflexible.
It will be a step towards the Social Europe which we wish.
- Laurent Fabius

Poor Andy Nave was killed.
He refused to surrender and was shot by Dick Fields.
I felt sorry as he used to be quite friendly towards me before the war,
but it could not be helped.
- Stand Watie

Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was,
ut more to immediate 'effectiveness',
is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace.
- Paul Virilio

It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect.
The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we
become towards the defects of others.
- Joseph Addison

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press,
humanitarians included and especially government workers,
is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
- Alvin Adams

I was watching something the other day which started
out with five guys walking towards you and one woman,
and there you go-it's still being dominated by the male society.
- Joan Severance

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder.
Vietnam was left to its own devices,
drifting along towards its fate.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Jesus Christ tells us that a man cannot be wrong if
he argues towards God from what he finds best in himself.
- George A. Smith

My star was kind of fading towards the end of the '60s
and suddenly I got this call from Fellini,
who just appeared to kind of love me!
- Terence Stamp

People come in with business plans and,
I mean I know that no one is going to meet everything
they say in a business plan but you got to have something to,
to guide towards.
- Arthur Rock

Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership
role as part of a popular movement towards peace,
equality and justice.
- Gerry Adams

There are people who kind of gravitate towards running
politics based on new ideas and issues,
and that was what the secret was for Clinton.
- John Podesta

My attitude towards drawing is not necessarily about drawing.
It's about making the best kind of image I can make,
it's about talking as clearly as I can.
- Jim Dine

White House and State Department foreign-policy experts
are overwhelmingly directed towards military and diplomatic issues,
not development issues.
- Jeffrey Sachs

The main engagement of the writer is towards truthfulness;
therefore he must keep his mind and his judgement free.
- Gabrielle Roy

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart,
the less capable you are of loving in the present.
- Barbara de Angelis

Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought
the freedom struggle towards its fulfillment.
- Gerry Adams

The lessons of the past should steer us towards ensuring
lasting legacies for generations yet to be born.
- Hun Sen

On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803,
the attention of the government of the United States,
was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.
- Meriwether Lewis

Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason
to be unjust towards God.
- Victor Hugo

I'm in an absolute frenzy towards doing as many things
as I can that I want to do today.
The rest can wait till tomorrow, next week,
if I'm around we'll take a look.
- Buck Owens

I've had more people in my life take their lives than...
I think it's out of proportion with most people.
I think a lot of them gravitate towards me because of the music.
- Paul Westerberg


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