Atfifteenlifehadtaught meundeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying ina meanit is a mean between twovices, that which depends on excess and that which depends on defect.
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good Compensate bad in man, absolve him so: Life's business being just the terrible choice.
The price that the market sets on the services of our resources is similarlyaffected bya bewildering mixture of chance and choice. Frank Sinatra's voice was highly valued intwentieth-century United States.Would it have been highly valued in twentieth-century India, if he had happened to be born and to live there?
There is a misunderstanding by marketers in our culture about what freedom of choice is. In the market, it is equated with multiplying choice. This is a misconception. If you have infinite choice, people are reduced to passivity.
Still raise for good the supplicating voice, But leave to heaven the measure and the choice.
Marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they were all made by the Lord Chancellor, upon a due consideration of characters and circumstances, without the parties having any choice in the matter.
History teaches us that enmities between nationsdo not last forever.Wemustconduct ouraffairsinsuchaway that it becomes in the communists' interests to agree on a genuine peaceto let each nation choose its own future, so long as that choice does not interfere with the choices of others. If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Each to his choice, and I rejoice The lot has fallen to me In a fair groundin a fair ground Yea, Sussex by the sea! See Book of Common Prayer142:42.
As he saw it, there was only one choiceto be strong and upright, or to commit suicide.
Courage is a moral quality; it is not a chance gift of nature, like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives; the fixed resolve not to quit, an act of renunciation that must be made not once but many times by the power of the will.
You pays your moneyand you takes your choice.
It doesn't helpwhen primetimeTV has a character bearing a child alonejust another lifestyle choice. See Bentsen 78:84.
If I had to make the choice between staying married and playing snooker, snooker would win.
Of her choice virtues only gods should speak, Or English poets who grew up on Greek (I'd have them sing in chorus, cheek to cheek).
Show me a man who cares no more for one place than another, and I will show you in that same person one who loves nothing but himself. Beware of those who are homeless by choice.
Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they're both just aspirin.
Who is there in that lot one would want as a father, except perhaps MrsThatcher? That choice would be irregular but safe.
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