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Sophists Quotes

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The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public
debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece.
And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
- David Antin

A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist.
- Sophocles

Whoever does not philosophize for the sake of philosophy,
but rather uses philosophy as a means,
is a sophist.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery,
of party, faction, and division of society.
- John Adams

 

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

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We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy,
substance abuse, and the failings of the family.
Then we expect them to educate our children.
- John Sculley

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare,
goods and services to consumers.
- Charles W. Pickering

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan

I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual
abuse and exploitation of our children.
- Jim Ryun

I think the dangers are different now.
Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety.
- Carol Ann Duffy

Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle:
Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
- Aishwarya Rai

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one
of the most vicious crimes conceivable,
a violation of mankind's most basic duty to protect the innocent.
- James T. Walsh

I've always had a natural fear of the police,
or abuse of their power.
- Terrence Howard

Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
- Rick Larsen

We must do all we can to empower parents and communities
to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior
free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
- Jon Corzine

Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech.
- Charles Bradlaugh

The landlords are not agriculturists;
that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
- Richard Cobden

What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions,
the worst in cultural prejudice.
The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
- Maxim Gorky

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty,
but also by the abuse of power.
- James Madison

The military is trying very hard right now to put a
better face on Guantanamo,
and I think they actually have tried to rid some of
the extreme versions of abuse that we have read about.
- Jane Mayer

I want people to realize that the domestic abuse charges happened in 1989.
I didn't meet any of them until 1993.
- Kato Kaelin

It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing,
but one should not abuse it.
- Antoine Rivarol

The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S.,
one that too easily can lead to the exploitation,
abuse and even death of immigrants.
- Roger Mahony

What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever
come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me
beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?
- Sitting Bull

I heard the various terms of abuse at school and probably
indulged them in the way you do as a kid.
- Christopher Eccleston

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive
a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
- George Washington

I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people
to look at their faith in a different way.
- William P. Leahy

Ritalin abuse is a big issue in the US.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also
animated with the love of truth and virtue,
no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum:
you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it.
- Lincoln Steffens

We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent
in nuclear families as love,
protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
- David Elkind

When you have no basis for an argument,
abuse the plaintiff.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you have police officers who abuse citizens,
you erode public confidence in law enforcement.
That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
- Mary Frances Berry

Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away;
but if you show yourself irritated,
you will be thought to have deserved it.
- Tacitus

I would like to say that what Mel Phillips was doing
was not sexual harassment but more sexual abuse of children,
because he was doing it in a sexual manner now that I look back on it.
- Tom Cole

This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals.
You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse,
and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'
- David Bonior

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense,
I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word,
and the people to whom it is applied.
- George Catlin

Well, I guess the sexual abuse by Mel Phillips in a sense,
he had a fetish for feet.
He used to play with my feet and other kids' feet,
and that was his thing.
- Tom Cole

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
When we see land as a community to which we belong,
we may begin to use it with love and respect.
- Aldo Leopold

I think people are sick and tired of all the abuse songs,
and drug addiction, we want to bring to world a big fat smile.
- Steve Brown

Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually.
You still had a choice, though not a good one,
about what to tell yourself about the abuse.
- Albert Ellis

I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
- Lynn Swann

My childhood was safe and sane.
No abuse and no traumas.
I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught
me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
- Ronnie James Dio

But constant experience shows us that every man invested
with power is apt to abuse it,
and to carry his authority as far as it will go.
- Charles de Secondat

I've overcome neglect and deprivation,
abandonment and abuse.
- Tatum O'Neal

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect,
a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
- James F. Cooper

When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw
rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird.
I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
- Bjork

Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By finding waste and abuse in entitlement programs,
and eliminating it, we can ensure that the funds that
are put into these programs go to the people that need them the most.
- Jim Ryun

Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty.
- Emile M. Cioran

We improved the environment in which our children live,
learn and play by decreasing crime and clamping down
on abuse and violence in the home and on the streets.
- Jane D. Hull

Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery
program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our
nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil.
- William L. Jenkins

The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely.
- Joseph Ratzinger

With power comes the abuse of power.
And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses.
It's nothing new.
- Judd Rose

The abuse of detainees in U.S.
custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world.
- Diane Watson

If you want that good feeling that comes from doing
things for other folks then you have to pay for it
in abuse and misunderstanding.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural
outcome of a world in which force rules,
in which human beings are objects.
- Chris Hedges

Understand that legal and illegal are political,
and often arbitrary, categorizations;
use and abuse are medical,
or clinical, distinctions.
- Abbie Hoffman

The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people,
and entombs the hope of the race.
- Charles Bradlaugh

No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse.
Women have to feel like they are not alone.
- Salma Hayek

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda;
it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse
toward a mostly imagined,
highly dangerous outside enemy.
- Mark Poster

I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character.
I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.
- Kathleen Turner

So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone.
- Pamela Stephenson

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
- Douglas Horton

Power without abuse loses its charm.
- Paul Valery


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