Quotes by commission
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Roman emperor 121-180
A man does not sin by commission only, but often by ommission.
British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
Fred A. Allen
American comic 1894-1957
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist 1904-1980
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
American basketball player 1956-
In aristocratic societies, rich people used to commission exquisite paintings for their walls.
American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
Most of us fall short much more by omission than by commission. While the world perishes we go our way: purposeless, passionless, day after day.
German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
American politician 1962-
The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny.
American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
These our great natural rights we keep to ourselves; we will not have them tampered with; respecting them we give to you no commission whatsoever.
Australian politician 1967-
We commissioned an independent statutory economic body - the Productivity Commission - to review the possibility of funding a disability scheme. The commission returned with a view that it could. Then it becomes an issue of national will.
Israeli politician 2009-
Well, this is an unfortunate part of the UN institution. It's the - the theater of the absurd. It doesn't only cast Israel as the villain; it often casts real villains in leading roles: Gadhafi's Libya chaired the UN Commission on Human Rights; Saddam's Iraq headed the UN Committee on Disarmament.
French philosopher 1909-1943
Whenever a human being, through the commission of a crime, has become exiled from good, he needs to be reintegrated with it through suffering. The suffering should be inflicted with the aim of bringing the soul to recognize freely some day that its infliction was just.
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