Quotes 1 till 15 of 50.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+2
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC+1
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods.
Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
American activist 1925-19650
Anytime anyone is enslaved or in any way deprived of his liberty, that person, as a human being, as far as I'm concerned he is justified to resort to whatever methods necessary to bring about his liberty again.
British writer 1891-19760
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-19630
He begins to think for himself and meets Nineteenth-century Rationalism Which can explain away religion by any number of methods.Source: The Pilgrims Regress (1933) Pilgrims Regress 19-20
However, the Department of Defense treats these detainees in accord with the Geneva Convention, even though that is not required because of the inhumane methods used by these killers.
American author and motivational speaker 1924-19980
I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it
American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and producer 1933-20140
I have no methods; all I do is accept people as they are.
I have tried to make all my acts and commercial moves the result of definite consideration and sound judgment. There were never any great ventures or risks. I practiced honest, slow-growing business methods, and tried to back them with energy and good system.
American author 1874-19460
I simply contend that the middle-class ideal which demands that people be affectionate, respectable, honest and content, that they avoid excitements and cultivate serenity is the ideal that appeals to me, it is in short the ideal of affectionate family life, of honorable business methods.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-19800
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
Chinese politician 1893-19760
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.