Quotes by persons
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German preacher 1483-1546
An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects.
British writer, theorist, philosopher
And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi - that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others.
Aristotle is famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-1873
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
American lawyer and jurist 1936-
As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.
English poet 1572-1632
At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
American church figure and author 1951-
Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.
Parliamentarian General, Lord Protector of England 1599-1658
Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.
American psychiatrist 1920-
Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Errors look so very ugly in persons of small means - one feels they are taking quite a liberty in going astray; whereas people of fortune may naturally indulge in a few delinquencies.
American psychiatrist 1920-
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all.
English art critic 1819-1900
Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
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