Quotes by conditions
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Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
Psychoanalysis cannot be considered a method of education if by education we mean the topiary art of clipping a tree into a beautiful artificial shape. But those who have a higher conception of education will prize most the method of cultivating a tree so that it fulfils to perfection its own natural conditions of growth.
French writer 1888-1948
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
American baseball player 1925-
Referring to the bad sun conditions in left field at the stadium: It gets late out there early.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.
German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of labor conditions in German factories. Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess. I gave up both these activities in 1941.
Benjamin E. Mays
American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
The creation of the spiritual was no accident. It was a creation born of necessity, so that the slave might more adequately adjust himself to the conditions of the New World.
Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
The Reservoir system will function not only as an equalizer of business conditions, but also as a national store to meet further emergencies, such as war and drought, and-most important of all-as the concrete means of developing a steadily higher living standard for all.Source: Storage and Stability Part II, Ch. IV, A Plan For Conserving Surplus, p.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
The worst of all conditions in which a belligerent can find himself is to be utterly defenseless.Source: On War (1832)
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
The worst of my actions or conditions seem not so ugly unto me as I find it both ugly and base not to dare to avouch for them.
American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
There are environmental threats to health; there are internal threats to health - genetic conditions, viral threats, diseases like cancer and Parkinson's. And then there are societal and global ones, like poverty and lack of nutrition. And unknown viral threats - everything from a new kind of influenza to hemorrhagic fever.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights.
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