Quotes: concerning

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  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by accumulating power as a means to happiness, and she finishes by continuing to accumulate it as an end.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    But if men would give heed to the nature of substance they would doubt less concerning the Proposition that Existence appertains to the nature of substance: rather they would reckon it an axiom above all others, and hold it among common opinions. For then by substance they would understand that which is in itself, and through itself is conceived, or rather that whose knowledge does not depend on the knowledge of any other thing.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    Concerning culture as a process, one would say that it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them; and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
    Malcolm X
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    Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
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    Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
    Source: Set in motion: essays, interviews, and dialogues (1996 edition), Univ of Michigan Pr
  • Robert Montgomery
    Robert Montgomery
    English poet and minister 1807-1855
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    If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
  • Arthur E. Waite
    Arthur E. Waite
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    It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
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