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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Finally we hit upon the old cathedral of Amsterdam, which belongs to the Reformed Church and which we remodeled. The owners gave us permission, on certain financial conditions, to shoot the film there. Before that, we had planned to use the cathedral of Cologne, but two days before we began our preparations, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover was shown on German television and the archbishop immediately forbade us from entering the cathedral site!Peter Greenaway
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.