Quotes: inadequate

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  • Babe Paley
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    All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
  • Arlen Specter
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    As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Andrew Matthews
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    Even the people we most admire often feel inadequate.
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
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    Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
  • Marianne Williamson
    Marianne Williamson
    American writer 1952-
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    Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
    Source: A Return To Love
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    Prayer busters (causes of unanswered prayer) are prayerlessness, unconfessed sin, unresolved relational conflict, selfishness, uncaring attitudes, and inadequate faith.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.
    Source: Second State of the Union address (1862)
  • The role of determination is to limit the agonies of doubt and the perils of hesitation when the motives for action are inadequate.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative.
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