Quotes by situations
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American author and educator 1923-1985
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
American actress, writer, political activist and former fashion model 1937-
A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
A sane person doesn't think war is a good idea. I'm not a pacifist. I feel that there are situations where fighting is inescapable, but we don't go looking for those things.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
American writer 1965-
As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress 1981-
As a mom, you have all these situations you go through, and you're like, 'What is going on? Is this normal? Is this a phase? Or what is this?' and then you feel silly for asking questions because you think, 'I'm a mom - I'm supposed to know these things,' but you don't.
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
Avoid such situations in which you are unnecessarily burdened with rubbish. You already have too much as it is, you need to be unburdened of it. And you go on collecting it as if it is something precious. Talk less, listen only to the essential, be telegraphic in talking and listening. If you talk less, if you listen less, slowly slowly you will see that a cleanliness, a feeling of purity, as if you have just taken a bath, will start arising within you. That becomes the necessary soil for medita
German philosopher 1748-1830
But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
American musician, singer and songwriter 1951-
But I'm always trying to plan ahead too and in doing so, and in working on this album, I've met a lot people that I hope to be involved with, on their records and in their situations.
American surgeon and author 1899-1975
Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
German politician 1954-
Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.
American legal scholar 1954-
Every human being has an assortment of diverse identities, and it greatly matters which one is triggered by social situations, which hold up different kinds of mirrors. The same is true for nations.
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