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American author 1876-1947
The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-1805
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
American economist 1912-
History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
American author and cartoonist 1933-
Life is an incurable condition: the only known treatment is to try to keep the patient comfortable.
Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
American statesman 1743-1826
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
David O. Mckay
American religious leader and educator 1951-1970
Anger itself does more harm than the condition which aroused anger.
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
Carter G. Woodson
American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
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