Quotes 61 till 75 of 108.
Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-18000
Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man.
American politician 1961-0
Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it.Source: 9 May 2008. youtu.be/EpGH02DtIws
Parents should be allowed to choose which cable or satellite channels - sources of the most extreme content - come into their homes.
Polygraphs are not allowed as evidence in most U.S. courts, but they're routinely used in police investigations, and the Defense Department relies heavily on them for security screening.
American actress 1892-19800
Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-18140
She had already allowed her delectable lover to pluck that flower which, so different from the rose to which it is nevertheless sometimes compared, has not the same faculty of being reborn each spring.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
American professor, writer0
Sleep more at night. If it's allowed at work or home, take a nap in the afternoon. You'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.
American Dancer 1878-19270
So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.
British occultist 1875-19470
The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
English poet 1612-16800
The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit of the doubt.
The Federal Highway Administration has allowed states to take advantage of a loophole in federal regulations, delaying bridge inspections to every four years instead of the two years normally required.
American dancer, singer, actor and choreographer 1899-19870
The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-19930
The man who is denied the opportunity of making decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to make.