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B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
Robin George Collingwood
English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
St. Gregory the Great
Pope of the Catholic Church 540-604
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
American journalist and editor 1926-
A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily.
Greek shipping magnate 1906-1975
After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
Both rings are round, and there the resemblance ceases.Source: The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien
Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
But I'm not interested in politics. I lose interest the microsecond it ceases to be emotional, when something becomes a political movement. What I'm interested in is emotions.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being ''somebody,'' to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his over-animation. One can either see or be seen.
American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author 1954-
Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-1936
Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act... The seat of this sensation is the pit of the stomach.Source: The Name and Nature of Poetry
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