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American psychiatrist 1920-
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.Source: Wit and Wisdom
American feminist writer 1934-
No matter how hard I worked, whatever I accomplished was attributed to my looks. If you're working your ass off, then you don't want to be told that you only got whatever because of the way you look. It takes the heart out of you.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
President Obama himself has attributed the legitimacy of the Jewish State not to its historic identity as Jewish territory, but to the Holocaust.
British artist 1786-1846
The greatest geniuses have always attributed everything to God, as if conscious of being possessed of a spark of His divinity.
American journalist and writer 1892-1950
There are many men - such as those often to be found among the Indians - who are refined until they have qualities often attributed to the female sex. Yet they are men, and strong ones.
There are no peoples however primitive without religion and magic. Nor are there, it must be added at once, any savage races lacking either in the scientific attitude or in science, though this lack has been frequently attributed to them.Source: Magic, Science and Religion (1925)
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
To require a citizen to sign a loyalty oath is to destroy some of the loyalty he could otherwise claim, since any subsequent loyal behavior may then be attributed to the oath.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility at a commensurate speed.
French philosopher 1909-1943
The needs of a human being are sacred. Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons of state, or to any consideration of money, nationality, race, or color, or to the moral or other value attributed to the human being in question, or to any consideration whatsoever.
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