Quotes by balance
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English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
B. J. Novak
American actor, writer, comedian, and director 1979-
'The Office' is less a comedy than so many other 'comedies' that have been on the air. It's really about the balance between what is real and what is comic.
American poet 1885-1972
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
American writer 1924-1987
A man's balance depends on the weight he carries between his legs.
William Arthur Ward
American writer and poet 1921-1994
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
American writer 1902-1983
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
American journalist 1968-
After a 15-year career in television news, sometimes spent biting my tongue in the name of objectivity and balance, I retired to raise our two small children.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
British businesswoman and human rights activist 1942-2007
But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
Education must have two foundations - morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists.
American educator 1796-1859
Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men - the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-1918
I balanced all, brought all to mind, the years to come seemed waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life, this death.
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