It is time to celebrate the New Black Americans - those who have sealed the Deal, who aren't beholden to liberal indulgence any more than they are to the disdain of the hard Right. It is time to praise blacks who are merely undeniable in their individuality and exemplary in their levels of achievement .
In principle there is a difference between violence which is incidental and violence which is infected for the indulgence of cruelty . The violence of sado-masochistic encounters involves the indulgence of cruelty by sadists and the degradation of victims. Such violence is injurious to the participants and unpredictably dangerous .
I think it's almost an indulgence to focus on the dark side of things. And as you get older, you want to focus on the positive .
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from an over-sensibility for ourselves and an over-indulgence to our own desires .
Autobiographies tell more lies than all but the most self-indulgent fiction .
In a nation that was proud of hard work, strong families, close knit communities, and our faith in God , too many of us now tend to worship self indulgence and consumption .
It feeds and grows on the blood which it sheds. The passions , from which it springs, gain strength and fury from indulgence.
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life .
I cannot recall a period when I did not draw; and at school, the studies that were distasteful to me, mathematics and grammar , were retarded by the indulgence of teachers who were proud of my drawing faculties, and passed over my neglect of uncongenial subjects.
When we are dead: it is the living only who cannot be forgiven the living only from whom men's indulgence and reverence are held off, like the rain by the hard east wind.george eliot
But the duty to which you have called me must be performed; grant me, I pray you, your indulgence and your sympathy .
Remember there is always a limit to self-indulgence, none to restraint... Civilization , in the real sense of the term, consists not in the multiplication but in the deliberate and voluntary restriction of wants. This alone promotes real happiness and contentment , and increases the capacity for service .
Remember that every guilty compliance with the humors of the world , every sinful indulgence of our own passions , is laying up cares and fears for the hour of darkness , and that the remembrance of ill-spent time will strew our sick bed with thorns and rack our sinking spirits with despair .
They err , that through indulgence to others, or fondness to any sin in themselves, substitute for repentance anything less.
I believe eating well, and with people you love , is about feeding your body , heart , and soul - I used juicing to ensure I covered my nutritional bases every day, and as a tool to restore inner balance if my body needed a break from too much indulgence.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust ; hatred alone is immortal .
It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip .
I like doom and gloom with a sense of humour . Maybe it's a Scottish thing, we like to undercut indulgence with a laugh .
I must therefore implore your indulgence for a pretty long and plain development of my views concerning that cause which the citizens of New York, and you particularly, gentlemen, honour with generous interest.
Eat to live , not live to eat proverbial saying, late 14th century, distinguishing between necessity and indulgence; Diogenes Laertius says of Socrates , 'he said that other men live to eat, but he eats to live.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
I'm really interested in the difference between selfishness and generosity . It confuses me to no end because sometimes it all just feels like pure indulgence on my part.
For who in fact seeks the salvation of souls through indulgences, and not instead money for his coffers? This is evident from the way indulgences are preached . For the commissioners and preachers do nothing but extol indulgences and incite.
Fur is my default , my indulgence. All human beings and myself have a lot of defaults. Many indulgences.
If all these gracious indulgences are without any effect on us, we must perish in our own folly .
A 'treat' is different from a 'reward', which must be justified or earned. A treat is a small pleasure or indulgence that we give to ourselves just because we want it. Treats give us greater vitality, which boosts self-control, which helps us maintain our healthy habits.
A token of ecological awareness in a society devoted to self destruction and waste but unwilling to acknowledge its indulgent ways.
I play only classical music. My pianos are my only big indulgence, but they're a necessity. When I'm playing the piano is literally the only time I can be completely abstract and disconnected from the regular world and yet be connected to my music.
Being raised Catholic in a pressure-cooker household besieged by alcohol and bill collectors enforced and heightened a sense of sentry duty in me, the oldest of five children and the one most responsible for keeping everything from capsizing. Wild indulgence was for other people, the non-worriers.