Quotes by inclination
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English writer 1709-1784
A man ought to read just as his inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
American church figure and author 1951-
Adoration in prayer reminds us of God's identity and inclination. As we list his attributes, lifting up his character and personality, we reinforce our understanding of who he is.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
Indian novelist and poet 1952-
Boredom provides a stronger inclination to write than anything.
English writer 1778-1830
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt; none out of ten have the inclination.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.
Sir Richard Steele
British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
It is a secret known but to few, yet of no small use in the conduct of life, that when you fall into a man's conversation, the first thing you should consider is, whether he has a greater inclination to hear you, or that you should hear him.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
English poet 1792-1822
It is impossible that had Buonaparte descended from a race of vegetable feeders that he could have had either the inclination or the power to ascend the throne of the Bourbons.
French poet 1821-1867
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
English writer 1709-1784
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
It is said that truth comes from the mouths of fools and children: I wish every good mind which feels an inclination for satire would reflect that the finest satirist always has something of both in him.
American theologist, historian 1892-1971
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
My first inclination is to be a bit skeptical about the claims that human-produced carbon dioxide is the direct contributor to global warming.
Irish writer 1882-1941
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
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