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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
Arthur Christopher Benson
English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
I believe in instinct, not in reason. When reason is right, nine times out of ten it is impotent, and when it prevails, nine times out of ten it is wrong.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
Canadian politician 1822-1892
I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
American writer 1949-
I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science.
British feministisch writer 1759-1797
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-1864
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
In the matter of the maintenance and rearing of children the Anarchists would neither institute the communistic nursery which the State Socialists favor nor keep the communistic school system which now prevails.
Pakistani politician 1953-2007
It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
These men have replaced mind with platitude, and the dogmas by which they are legitimated are so widely accepted that no counterbalance of mind prevails against them. They have replaced the responsible interpretation of events with the disguise of events by a maze of public relations.Source: The Power Elite (1956)
African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
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