Quotes by dominion

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  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, yet real activity. The longing for freedom, therefore, is at first only too frequently suggested by the deep-felt consciousness of its absence.
  • Dylan Thomas
    Dylan Thomas
    English poet 1914-1953
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    Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.
  • J. Swartz
    J. Swartz
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    Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death has no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever.
  • John Paul II
    John Paul II
    Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City 1920-2005
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    Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    The great must submit to the dominion of prudence and of virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
  • Dylan Thomas
    Dylan Thomas
    English poet 1914-1953
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    Though lovers be lost love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work.
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