Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.Francis Hutcheson
Perhaps the most sublime insights of the Jewish prophets and the Christian gospel is the knowledge that since perfection is love, the apprehension of perfection is at once the means of seeing one's imperfections and the consoling assurance of grace which makes this realization bearable. This ultimate paradox of high religion is not an invention of theologians or priests. It is constantly validated by the most searching experiences of life.Reinhold Niebuhr
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract ourattention from serious things. Theyare but improved means to an unimproved end.Henry David Thoreau
Be an observer of providence; for God is showing you ever, by the way in which He leads you, whither He means to lead. Study your trials, your talents, the world's wants, and stand ready to serve God now, in whatever He brings to your hand.horace bushnell
So I ask that these papers be taken for what they merely are: exercises, trials, tryouts, a means of displaying possibilities, not establishing fact.erving goffman
Tho none ought to conclude that their day or season of grace is quite expired, yet they ought to deeply apprehend the danger, lest it should expire before their necessary work be done and their peace made. For tho it can be of no use for them to know the former, and therefore they have no means appointed them by which to know it, 'tis of great use to apprehend the latter; and they have sufficient ground for the apprehension.john howe
Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence.Karl Kraus
Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.brad pitt
God is the best helper, but He loves to be helped. Be earnest in prayer, but do not neglect human means. You must help yourself in all manner of ways, and then the Lord will be with you.girolamo savonarola
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Legend ascribes the origin of Patna to a mythological King Putraka who created Patna by magic for his queen Patali, literally "trumpet flower", which gives it its ancient name Pataligrama. It is said that in honour of the queen's first-born, the city was named Pataliputra. Gram is |Sanskrit for village and Putra means son .
Koodyattam means several actors depicting different characters in the play as against mono-acting. It also means the presentation of a play availing of the full complement of all the four forms of abhinayas prescribed in the Natyashastra.
" Pan again!" said Dr. Bull irritably. "You seem to think Pan is everything." "So he is," said the Professor, "in Greek. He means everything." "Don't forget," said the Secretary, looking down, "that he also means Panic."
Freedom of the press in Britain means freedom to print such of the proprietor's prejudices as the advertisers don't object to.
The word ‘yoga’ literally means ‘union’. When you experience everything as one in your consciousness, then you are in yoga. -Sadhguru
I am by no means sure that if a man kept a tiger , and lightning broke his chain, and he got loose and did mischief, that the man who kept him would not be liable.
Rock and Roll is a means of pulling the White Man down to the level of the Negro. It is part of a plot to undermine the morals of the youth of our nation.
Man's right to know, to learn, to inquire, to make bona fide errors, to investigate human emotions must, by all means, be safe, if the word FREEDOM should ever be more than an empty political slogan.
By means of beauty all beautiful things become beautiful. For this appears to me the safest answer to give both to myself and others; and adhering to this, I think that I shall never fall, but that it is a safe answer both for me and any one else to give that by means of beauty beautiful things become beautiful.
The repulsion, the anxiety , the wish for removal and the anger at pain and the means thereof, which stick in the mind in consequence of feeling of pain, in the case of him who has felt the pain, preceded by a remembrance of the pain, is aversion .
Om means Brahma . Meaning “whole world is in this word”.
It is only after years of preparation that the young [artist] should touch color not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
By eternity , I mean existence itself, in so far as it is conceived necessarily to follow solely from the definition of that which is eternal. Explanation Existence of this kind is conceived as an eternal truth, like the essence of a thing, and, therefore, cannot be explained by means of continuance or time, though continuance may be conceived without a beginning or end.
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