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#1. Freedom, by its nature, must be chosen, and defended by citizens, and sustained by the rule of law and the protection of minorities. And when the soul of a nation finally speaks, the institutions that arise may reflect customs and traditions very different from our own. America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling. Our goal instead is to help others find their own voice, attain their own freedom, and make their own way. - Author: George W. Bush
Dolbec Customs quotes by George W. Bush
#2. St. Louis has a lot of weird food customs that you don't see other places - and a lot of great ethnic neighborhoods. There's a German neighborhood. A great old school Italian neighborhood, with toasted ravioli, which seems to be a St. Louis tradition. And they love provolone cheese in St. Louis. - Author: Andy Cohen
Dolbec Customs quotes by Andy Cohen
#3. Sport carries on without deviation the mechanical tradition of furnishing relief and distraction to the worker after he has finished his work proper so that he is at no time independent of one technique or another. In sport the citizen of the technical society finds the same spirit, criteria, morality, actions and objectives in short, all the technical laws and customs which he encounters in office or factory. - Author: Jacques Ellul
Dolbec Customs quotes by Jacques Ellul
#4. The works and customs of mankind do not seem to be very suitable material to which to apply scientific induction. - Author: Alan Turing
Dolbec Customs quotes by Alan Turing
#5. But cheating has always been the purview of fairies, and as we are about to enter their domain, we ought to act in accordance with local customs. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
Dolbec Customs quotes by Catherynne M Valente
#6. The rest of us are still living on the borrowed fuel of potential and so far have not left deep footprints. But together we carry a brackish air of importance. As if we are doing something worthy in the world. Maybe how we live our lives is the grand experiment? Mixing company, throwing out customs, using first names, waiting to marry, ignoring the rules, and choosing what to care about. Is that why we matter? Or perhaps Miss Warre-Cornish is right and we do not matter in the least. - Author: Priya Parmar
Dolbec Customs quotes by Priya Parmar
#7. The brown monkey's instinct to kill is correct; such men are dangerous to all monkey customs. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Dolbec Customs quotes by Robert A. Heinlein
#8. If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the best customs in the world, each nation would certainly select its own. - Author: Herodotus
Dolbec Customs quotes by Herodotus
#9. All the particular moral judgments we intuitively make are likely to derive from discarded religious systems, from warped views of sex and bodily functions, or from customs necessary for the survival of the group in social and economic circumstances that now lie in the distant past. - Author: Peter Singer
Dolbec Customs quotes by Peter Singer
#10. It is useful to know something of the manners of different nations, that we may be enabled to form a more correct judgment regarding our own, and be prevented from thinking that everything contrary to our customs is ridiculous and irrational, a conclusion usually come to by those whose experience has been limited to their own country. - Author: Rene Descartes
Dolbec Customs quotes by Rene Descartes
#11. Sir Knight of the Sorrowful Face, I cannot bear with patience some of the things your Grace says. They are enough to make me suspect that all you have told me about knighthood and winning kingdoms and empires, of bestowing islands and giving me other favors and honors according to the customs of chivalry must all be hot air and lies, and all a cock and bull story or cock and ball story or whatsoever you term it. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
Dolbec Customs quotes by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
#12. These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools. - Author: Bob Filner
Dolbec Customs quotes by Bob Filner
#13. It is good diplomacy to allow our rulers their customs without adopting them ourselves. - Author: Susan Leona Fisher
Dolbec Customs quotes by Susan Leona Fisher
#14. Preventing people from illegally immigrating to the United States should be the primary purpose of Customs and Border Protection. - Author: Ted Cruz
Dolbec Customs quotes by Ted Cruz
#15. Mohammed took his tribal customs and traditions and injected them into his new religion. Many of the ideas and traditions he implemented were already contained in the tribes he conquered, so in many cases, no major changes were required of his new followers. For example, most, if not all, of the tribes were polygamous. Women were seen primarily as chattel and under the complete control of their fathers or husbands. The communities of the new Islamic religion in the 600s CE often converted en masse. With minor modifications, they kept practicing their traditions. Mecca was already a major pagan religious shrine; Mohammed conveniently changed it into a place of worship and pilgrimage for Allah.
Practically speaking, Mohammed unified a fracture region under a single religion and did it with a superior military. Conquest, war, and male predominance were the hallmarks of Islam. Despite political splits over the centuries, the tribal nature of Islam remains intact. - Author: Darrel Ray
Dolbec Customs quotes by Darrel Ray
#16. The sun is sitting on whom I was in order that I can become the type of person that I wish to be. The beauty of twilight is that it enhances everything. Personal change requires the courage to let go of personal security and venture into a new worlds. I look forward exploring personal thoughts and behaviors, and probing community customs and rituals. I hope to meet new people, expand knowledge of the world, eclipse my egoistical way of living, and devolve a lifestyle that in is synch with the natural rhythmic flow of that governs all lifeforms that inhabit this crusty rock and the watery world of rivers, seas, and oceans. I resolve to accept witnessing the splendor of nature as sufficient to satisfy all my wants and desires while also seeking to increase self-control, and attempt to sprinkle kindness upon the doorsteps leading to other people's hearts. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
Dolbec Customs quotes by Kilroy J. Oldster
#17. The history of ideas, then, is the discipline of beginnings and ends, the description of obscure continuities and returns, the reconstitution of developments in the linear form of history. But it can also, by that very fact, describe, from one domain to another, the whole interplay of exchanges and intermediaries: it shows how scientific knowledge is diffused, gives rise to philosophical concepts, and takes form perhaps in literary works; it shows how problems, notions, themes may emigrate from the philosophical field where they were formulated to scientific or political discourses; it relates work with institutions, social customs or behaviour, techniques, and unrecorded needs and practices; it tries to revive the most elaborate forms of discourse in the concrete landscape, in the midst of the growth and development that witnessed their birth. It becomes therefore the discipline of interferences, the description of the concentric circles that surround works, underline them, relate them to one another, and insert them into whatever they are not. - Author: Michel Foucault
Dolbec Customs quotes by Michel Foucault
#18. Customs change with time, so it isn't fair to permit change only when you happen to approve of it but condemn change citing biblical authority when you don't. - Author: Deepak Chopra
Dolbec Customs quotes by Deepak Chopra
#19. Habit had made the custom. - Author: Ovid
Dolbec Customs quotes by Ovid
#20. In Japan, first names are only for who you're married to, or if you're being rude,' the watchmaker explained. - Author: Natasha Pulley
Dolbec Customs quotes by Natasha Pulley
#21. But learn this custom from the flower: silence your tongue. - Author: Rumi
Dolbec Customs quotes by Rumi
#22. People might feel sorry for a man who's fallen on hard times, but when an entire nation is poor, the rest of the world assumes that all its people must be brainless, lazy, dirty, clumsy fools. Instead of pity, the people provoke laughter. It's all a joke: their culture, their customs, their practices. In time the rest of the world may, some of them, begin to feel ashamed for having thought this way, and when they look around and see immigrants from that poor country mopping their floors and doing all the other lowest paying jobs, naturally they worry about what might happen if these workers one day rose up against them. So, to keep things sweet, they start taking an interest in the immigrants' culture and sometimes even pretend they think of them as equals. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
Dolbec Customs quotes by Orhan Pamuk
#23. It is remarkable, however, that at the very lowest point of Kant's depression, when he became perfectly incapable of conversing with any rational meaning on the ordinary affairs of life, he was still able to answer correctly and distinctly, in a degree that was perfectly astonishing, upon any question of philosophy or of science, especially of physical geography, [Footnote: Physical Geography, in opposition to Political.] chemistry, or natural history. He talked satisfactorily, in his very worst state, of the gases, and stated very accurately different propositions of Kepler's, especially the law of the planetary motions. And I remember in particular, that upon the very last Monday of his life, when the extremity of his weakness moved a circle of his friends to tears, and he sat amongst us insensible to all we could say to him, cowering down, or rather I might say collapsing into a shapeless heap upon his chair, deaf, blind, torpid, motionless, - even then I whispered to the others that I would engage that Kant should take his part in conversation with propriety and animation. This they found it difficult to believe. Upon which I drew close to his ear, and put a question to him about the Moors of Barbary. To the surprise of everybody but myself, he immediately gave us a summary account of their habits and customs; and told us by the way, that in the word Algiers, the g ought to be pronounced hard (as in the English word gear). - Author: Thomas De Quincey
Dolbec Customs quotes by Thomas De Quincey
#24. Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God's will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. ROMANS 12:2 NLT - Author: Various
Dolbec Customs quotes by Various
#25. My first trip to Japan, in 1998, began with an enormous crowd of Japanese paparazzi and television crews, all waiting for me to clear customs in Tokyo (a first-time experience for this wine critic). Over the next five days, the attention never waned. - Author: Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Dolbec Customs quotes by Robert M. Parker, Jr.
#26. A person acquainted with the true principles of this science, who preserves his Dharma (virtue or religious merit), his Artha (worldly wealth) and his Kama (pleasure or sensual gratification), and who has regard to the customs of the people, is sure to obtain the mastery over his senses. In short, an intelligent and knowing person attending to Dharma and Artha and also to Kama, without becoming the slave of his passions, will obtain success in everything that he may do. - Author: Mallanaga Vatsyayana
Dolbec Customs quotes by Mallanaga Vatsyayana
#27. Culture or civilization, taken in its wide ethnographic sense, is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society - Author: Edward Burnett Tylor
Dolbec Customs quotes by Edward Burnett Tylor
#28. I have always thought foreigners with their unusual skin colours, mad languages and ignorant customs absolutely hilarious, and I think it's a shame that in recent years its become unfashionable to poke fun at them. I certainly don't think they themselves ever minded it. - Author: Arthur Mathews
Dolbec Customs quotes by Arthur Mathews
#29. I brought my first fall/winter line to New York, and it was confiscated by U.S. Customs. They asked, 'What is the value of this?' I said, 'I'm not so good with existential questions.' - Author: John Malkovich
Dolbec Customs quotes by John Malkovich
#30. The breach of custom
Is breach of all. - Author: William Shakespeare
Dolbec Customs quotes by William Shakespeare
#31. I've always been interested in photographing traditions and customs - especially in America. The prom is an American tradition, a rite of passage that has always been one of the most important rituals of American youth. It is a day in our lives that we never forget - a day full of hopes and dreams for our future. - Author: Mary Ellen Mark
Dolbec Customs quotes by Mary Ellen Mark
#32. The despotism of custom is on the wane. We are not content to know that things are; we ask whether they ought to be. - Author: John Stuart Mill
Dolbec Customs quotes by John Stuart Mill
#33. Man is the child of customs, not the child of his ancestors. - Author: Ibn Khaldun
Dolbec Customs quotes by Ibn Khaldun
#34. Our wisdom is slavish prejudice, our customs consist in control,
constraint, compulsion. Civilised man is born and dies a slave.
The infant is bound up in swaddling clothes, the corpse is nailed
down in his coffin. All his life long man is imprisoned by our
institutions. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Dolbec Customs quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
#35. Is that even legal in this country?" "Don't know." Nick looked at him, all innocence and angel wings with those lifted eyebrows. "I may have neglected to declare them at customs. Got them at a specialist event. - Author: Anonymous
Dolbec Customs quotes by Anonymous
#36. It has been my custom for many years to read the Bible in its entirety once a year - Author: John Quincy Adams
Dolbec Customs quotes by John Quincy Adams
#37. Be dispensers of God's grace, not controllers. Don't be the Holy Spirit's customs agents, - Author: Pope Francis
Dolbec Customs quotes by Pope Francis
#38. Our understanding of who we are, where we came from, how the world works, and what matters in life depends on partaking of the vast and ever-expanding store of knowledge. Though unlettered hunters, herders, and peasants are fully human, anthropologists often comment on their orientation to the present, the local, the physical. To be aware of one's country and its history, of the diversity of customs and beliefs across the globe and through the ages, of the blunders and triumphs of past civilizations, of the microcosms of cells and atoms and the macrocosms of planets and galaxies, of the ethereal reality of number and logic and pattern - such awareness truly lifts us to a higher plane of consciousness. It is a gift of belonging to a brainy species with a long history. - Author: Steven Pinker
Dolbec Customs quotes by Steven Pinker
#39. Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth. - Author: Aaron Hill
Dolbec Customs quotes by Aaron Hill
#40. Germans found "American" (by which they often meant Irish) bars and their drinking customs both peculiar and unhealthy. - Author: Donna R. Gabaccia
Dolbec Customs quotes by Donna R. Gabaccia
#41. I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes of the countries I'm using for locations, and interviewing the people who live there. I've visited over 90 countries thus far. - Author: Sidney Sheldon
Dolbec Customs quotes by Sidney Sheldon
#42. It is only other people's ridiculous beliefs or customs that seem ridiculous to us. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Dolbec Customs quotes by Mokokoma Mokhonoana
#43. Old customs are easy to forget with the flashing of events in our lives. Easy to forget, like the heavy clothing we once wore to survive the winters. It is an old custom, the handing down of things. A good knife, a well-made pipe, a heavy robe. Tradition falls prey to constant change, and creativity becomes so revered that the past is a relic, only to be admired. But in this coat, I was held to the earth, pulled to the past by its weight. - Author: Craig Childs
Dolbec Customs quotes by Craig Childs
#44. Since McDougall contrasts the behaviour of a
highly organised group with what has just been described,
we shall be particularly interested to learn
in what this organisation consists, and by what
factors it is produced. The author enumerates five
principal conditions '
for raising collective mental
life to a higher level.
The first and fundamental condition is that there
should be some degree of continuity of existence in
the group. This may be either material or formal:
the former, if the same individuals persist in the
group for some time; and the latter, if there is
developed within the group a system of fixed positions
which are occupied by a succession of individuals.
The second condition is that in the individual
member of the group some definite idea should be
formed of the nature, composition, functions and
capacities of the group, so that from this he may
develop an emotional relation to the group as a
whole.
The third is that the group should be brought
into interaction (perhaps in the form of rivalry) with
other groups similar to it but differing from it in
many respects.
The fourth is that the group should possess
traditions, customs and habits, and especially such as
determine the relations of its members to one
another.
The fifth is that the group should have a definite
structure, expressed in the specialisation an - Author: Sigmund Freud
Dolbec Customs quotes by Sigmund Freud
#45. I have heard that M. Guesdon is dictating lessons to his seminarians. This is contrary to the custom of the Company and a somewhat ineffective way of teaching, since the students rely on their notes and do not exercise either their judgment or their memory, In this way, their minds remain empty while they pile up papers which they will perhaps never look at again. - Author: Vincent De Paul
Dolbec Customs quotes by Vincent De Paul
#46. I resolved to claim for my sex all that an impartial Creator had bestowed, which, by custom and a perverted application of the Scriptures, had been wrested from woman. - Author: Lucretia Mott
Dolbec Customs quotes by Lucretia Mott
#47. I dislike the word mythology because of its secondary definition meaning "something untrue." Myth is a Greek word that simply means "story," and mythologies are collections of ancient stories explaining the order of the universe or a society's ideals and customs. - Author: Alaric Albertsson
Dolbec Customs quotes by Alaric Albertsson

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