Absolute Evil is not the kingdom of hell. The inhabitants of hell are ourselves, i.e., those who pay our painful, embarrassing, humanistic duties to society and who are compromised by our intellectually dubious commitment to virtue, which can be defined by the perpetual smear-word of French polemic: the bourgeois. (Bourgeois equals humanist.) This word has long been anathema in France where categories are part of the ruling notion of logique. The word cannot be readily matched in England or America.
As far as the game of marbles is concerned, there is therefore no contradiction between the egocentric practice of games and the mystical respect entertained for rules. This respect is the mark of a mentality fashioned, not by free cooperation between equals, but by adult constraint.jean piaget
A man came to Allah's Apostle and said, "Instruct me as to such a deed as equals Jihad (in reward)." He replied, "I do not find such a deed." Then he added, "Can you, while the Muslim fighter is in the battle-field, enter your mosque to perform prayers without cease and fast and never break your fast?" The man said, "But who can do that?" Abu- Huraira added, "The Mujahid (i.e. Muslim fighter) is rewarded even for the footsteps of his horse while it wanders about (for grazing) tied in a long rope."
Doubt everything at least once, even the proposition that two times two equals four.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The English conquered us; but theyare far from being our equals.Napoleon I
We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.Calvin Marshall Trillin
Disintegration of structure equals information loss.gregory benford
Incompetence plus incompetence equals incompetence
You can always rely on a society of equals taking it out on the women.Alan Sillitoe
The truth is that it is our attitude towards children that is right, and our attitude towards grown-up people that is wrong. Our attitude towards our equals in age consists in a servile solemnity, overlying a considerable degree of indifference or disdain. Our attitude towards children consists in a condescending indulgence, overlying an unfathomable respect.gilbert keith chesterton
Cowperthwaite had a clear desk with no files; he had plenty of time to think. Few were his equals in either intellect or initiative. He invariably had his way with the departments.john james cowperthwaite
There are certain things in which one is unable to believe for the simple reason that he never ceases to feel them. Things of this sort things which are always inside of us and in fact are us and which consequently will not be pushed off or away where we can begin thinking about them are no longer things; they, and the us which they are, equals A Verb; an IS.e. e. cummings
The basic notion of justice, is that the rights of everybody are equals, in principle. In the rights of others, we have to respect our own rights. It is only in that condition that we can reasonnably require that it be respected by others.african spir
The most superficial fact regarding the Discourses , the fact that the number of its chapters equals the number of books of Livy 's History , compelled us to start a chain of tentative reasoning which brings us suddenly face to face with the only New Testament quotation that ever appears in Machiavelli 's two books and with an enormous blasphemy.leo strauss
Greece, sound thy Homer's, Rome thy Virgil's name, But England's Milton equals both in fame.william cowper
Democracy ... dispenses equality to equals and unequaled alike.
Rho, rho, rho of X Always equals 1 Rho is dimension, rho rho rank. APL is fun!
If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.J. K. Rowling
It must be a peace without victory. . . . Only a peace between equals can last.
[O]ne of the greatest sages of Jewish Law of the late 20th century, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, unequivocally described abortion as a form of murder, albeit a form that is exempt from capital punishment. But those of us faithful to our tradition have obviously failed to persuade our fellow Jews that abortion equals murder.
Anarchists are extreme libertarian socialists , "libertarian" meaning the demand for freedom from prohibition, and "socialist" meaning the demand for social equality . …Complete freedom implies equality, since if there are rich and poor, the poor cannot be permitted to take liberties with riches. Complete equality implies freedom, since those who suffer restrictions cannot be the equals of those who impose them.