Manners are of more importance than laws. The law can touch us here and there, now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation like that of the air we breathe in.Edmund Burke
Life itself is your teacher , and you are in a state of constant learning.bruce lee
Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.Christina Baldwin, in One to One (1977)
… Lewis will be remembered most for his unfailing commitment to justice as a concept that must rise above politics. For it is the Constitution, not any party, ideology or official, that merits Americans' constant allegiance.anthony lewis
Whether sociology can ever become a full-fledged "science" (a description of a class of events predictable on the basis of deductions from a constant ra~onale) depends on whether the terms which sociologists employ to describe events can be analyzed into quantifiable observables.Anatol Rapoport
The thing that really breeds career longevity in this profession is doing good work. You can make $20 million a movie, but does that mean you'll still have a job when you're 60? It's a profession that eats people up and wants constant turnaround, so you have to dedicate yourself to learning and making the most of whatever gift you may have.ethan hawke
Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.malcolm (malcolm little) x
Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, Like other farmers, flourish and complain.George Crabbe
Justice is the constant and perpetual wish to render to every one his due.AD 533 Institutiones, pt.1.
The American conception of advertising is to arouse desires and stimulate wants, to make people dissatisfied with the old and out-of-date and by constant iteration to send them out to work harder to get the latest model—whether that model be an icebox or a rug or a new home.bruce fairchild barton
I was always much impressed, in reading prison memoirs of revolutionists, such as Lenin and Trotsky ... by the amount of reading they did, the languages they studied, the range of their plans for a better social order. (Or rather, for a new social order.) In the Acts of the Apostles there are constant references to the Way and the New Man.dorothy day
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.benjamin disraeli
Naked girls with the heads of Marx and Malraux prone and helpless in the glare of the headlights, tried to give them a little joie de vivre but maybe it didn’t take, their constant bickering and smallness, it’s like a stroke of lightning, the world reminds you of its power, tracheotomies right and left, I am spinning, my pretty child, don’t scratch, pick up your feet, the long nights, spent most of my time listening, this is a test of the system, this is only a test.Donald Barthelme
It may be doubted whether any character can be named which is distinctive of a race and is constant.charles darwin
Critical systems thinking is a robust recent trend in humanistically oriented systems work. Spearheaded by work of Ulrich (1983), Flood (1990), and Flood and Jackson (1991), this approach manages to accommodate the knowledge-constitutive interests of Jürgen Habermas (1971) and the interpretive analytical orientations of Michel Foucault (1972) through a meta- methodology involving constant critical reflection. The meta-methodology serves as the basis for the generation of a new methodology that critically applies various systems approaches to problem solving.Alexander Laszlo and Stanley Krippner (1992) "Systems Theories: Their Origins, Foundations, and Development"
We shall go according to the constant usage within memory.Jefferies, C.J., Sacheverell's Case (1684), 10 How. St. Tr. 72.
Dark tree! still sad when other's grief is fled, The only constant mourner o'er the dead.lord byron
...throughout the world , except in the abodes of the guilty , goes out to the British airmen who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger , are turning the tide of world war by their prowess and their devotion.Winston Churchill, in The Most Dangerous Enemy: An Illustrated History of the Battle of Britain, p.165
The most important thing in my life, its leitmotif, has been the constant and close contacts with working people, with workers and peasants.leonid brezhnev
If I cannot offer some relief to our world, if I cannot inspire our generation to join me, then I feel I am a complete waste of space. This constant fear of feeling irrelevant in our society has been the catalyst behind all my efforts and passions for as long as I can remember.masiela lusha
There was constant talk about hewing things and ravaging things and splitting things asunder. Lots of big talk of things being mighty, and of things being riven, and of things being in thrall to other things, but very little attention given, as I now realise, to the laundry.douglas adams
To inform, and, therefore to reconnoitre , this is the first and constant duty of the advanced guard.Ferdinand Foch
Her testimony would help people understand the clinical impact of a cult's manipulation and exploitation. There was a constant stream of people who would go into these organizations and end up in psychiatric emergency rooms.Dr. Richard Ofshe, a sociology professor at the University of California at Berkeley who worked with Dr. Singer for 20 years, New York Times, December 7, 2003, By Anahad O'Connor
Take the so-called politics of fear the constant reference to risks, from hoodies on the street corner to international terrorism. Whatever the truth of these risks and the best ways of dealing with them, the politics of fear plays on an assumption that people cannot bear the uncertainties associated with them. Politics then becomes a question of who can better deliver an illusion of control.Ex-vicar Mark Vernon; quoted in "God. Who knows?". BBC News. 4 December 2006. Retrieved on 2006-12-10.
There are two principal points of attention necessary for the preservation of this constant spirit of prayer which unites us with God ; we must continually seek to cherish it, and we must avoid every thing that tends to make us lose it.François Fénelon, p. 193. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
The materials of action are variable, but the use we make of them should be constant.How Nobleness of Mind may be consistent with Prudence, Chap. v.
constant attention wears the active mind, Blots out our pow'rs, and leaves a blank behind.Charles Churchill
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