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Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.
American statesman, 39e President 1924-
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
Chinese politician 1893-1976
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
American short story writer 1804-1864
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
Except when physically restrained, a person is least free or dignified when he is under threat of punishment, and unfortunately most people often are.
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt.
German preacher 1483-1546
If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
Time glides away and as we get older through the noiseless years; the days flee and are restrained by no reign.
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