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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
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    A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
  • Peter Marshall
    Peter Marshall
    Scots-American preacher 1902-1949
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    God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
  • Cormac McCarthy
    Cormac McCarthy
    American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and screenwriter 1933-
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    I have no enemies. I dont permit such a thing.
    Source: No Country for Old Men (2007) 253
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
    Source: Up From Slavery (1901)
  • Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
    Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
    American journalist 1951-
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    Journalism's ultimate purpose is to inform the reader, to bring him each day a letter from home and never to permit the serving of special interests.
  • Andrew Grove
    Andrew Grove
    Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer and author 1936-2016
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    Just as you would not permit a fellow employee to steal a piece of office equipment, you shouldn't let anyone walk away with the time of his fellow managers.
  • Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
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    Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.
  • William Frederick Book
    William Frederick Book
    American psychologist and professor of psychology
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    Never permit failure to become a habit.
  • Byron Dorgan
    Byron Dorgan
    American author, businessman 1942-
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    Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do.
  • Archibald MacLeish
    Archibald MacLeish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement.
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