Homeschooling will certainly produce some socially awkward adults, but the odds are good they would have been just as quirky had they spent twelve years raising their hand for permission to go to the bathroom
My teaching, if that is the word you want to use, has no copyright. You are free to reproduce, distribute, interpret, misinterpret, distort, garble, do what you like, even claim authorship, without my consent or the permission of anybody.u. g. krishnamurti
When I invented the web, I didn't have to ask anyone's permission. Now, hundreds of millions of people are using it freely. I am worried that that is going end in the USA.tim berners-lee
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.grace hopper
Obey your bishop! “Obey those set over you [Heb 13:17],” the teachers of the Church…. I remind you, my dear friends, of what I said when I was with you: do not receive any outside or unknown preacher, unless he be sent by your bishop or preaches with the permission of the pope. For “how shall they preach unless they are sent [Rom 10:15]?”bernard of clairvaux
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. Let these influencing powers actuate, by the permission or disposal of Providence, from selfish or social views, yet in time the mysterious will of Heaven is unfolded, and we behold our conduct, from whatever motives excited, operating to answer the important designs of heaven.daniel boone
I'm here – but I haven't been given permission to drive.gordon brown
You may have trouble getting permission to aero or lithobrake asteroids on Earth.james nicoll
Now if you ask me, in conclusion, “Well, what, then should properly be done?” Obviously war, but I mean in regard to this issue I would say: Any way possible permission should be refused and if they go ahead and build it, the government should bomb it out of existence, evacuating it first, with no compensation to any of the property owners involved in this monstrosity.leonard peikoff
(we gave) permission to do what we wanted.. .. It would be hard to imagine my work at that time (around 1956 – 1960, fh) without his (Jasper Johns, fh) encouragement.Robert Rauschenberg
Having an interest in clothes is a sign of vanity and English men don't like to be seen to be vain. That's what is so fantastic about this format, it gives men permission to take an interest in clothes and their appearance. And as a result their self-esteem goes up.trinny woodall
Poets are being pursued by the philosophers today, out of the poverty of philosophy . God damn it, you might think a man had no business to be writing, to be a poet unless some philosophic stinker gave him permission.william carlos williams
Some people say that without God, people would give themselves permission to do anything. [Yet] only with God, only with the view that God’s on your side, can people give themselves permission to do things that otherwise would be called satanic.christopher hitchens
The pike does not ask the frog’s permission before dining.robert jordan
When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.charles krauthammer
To my mind this makes psychedelics central to any political reconstruction, because these are the only force in nature that actually dissolve linguistics structures; lets the mechanics of syntax to be visible, allows the possibility for rapid introduction and spread of new concepts; gives permission for new ways of seeing; and this is what we have to do, we have to change our minds.terence mckenna
I don't know, Mattison thinks. That’s cool. I don't know, and I hereby give myself permission not to know, and to hell with it.robert silverberg
Every man, woman, and responsible child has an unalienable individual, civil, Constitutional, and human right to obtain, own, and carry, openly or concealed, any weapon rifle, shotgun, handgun, machinegun, anything any time, any place, without asking anyone's permission.l. neil smith
All that progressives ask or desire is permission in an era when "development," "evolution," is the scientific word to interpret the Constitution according to the Darwinian principle; all they ask is recognition of the fact that a nation is a living thing and not a machine.
What are you waiting for? Don’t ask permission to save your language. Just do it.
Authority is permission to spew platitudes to people below you.
Aërial spirits, by great Jove design'd To be on earth the guardians of mankind: Invisible to mortal eyes they go, And mark our actions, good or bad, below: The immortal spies with watchful care preside, And thrice ten thousand round their charges glide: They can reward with glory or with gold, A power they by Divine permission hold.
It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.grace hopper
Faith is generally nothing more than the permission religious people give to one another to believe things strongly without evidence.sam harris
And no soul can die but with Allah's permission -- the term is fixed. And whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him of it, and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it. And We shall reward the grateful. 144 Maulana Muhammad Ali translation