Quotes by sources
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English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
A permissive government is a government that leaves control to other sources.
Brian De Palma
American film director and screenwriter 1940-
And we've become very doubtful of our information sources, because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
Beware thoughts that come in the night. They aren't turned properly; they come in askew, free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.
American politician 1941-
Citizens in a democracy need diverse sources of news and information.
Don't commit to being a columnist unless you're willing to do it right. Report your behind off, so you have something original and useful to say. Say it in a way that will interest someone other than you, your family and your sources.
American self-help author 1883-1970
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
American ecologist and author 1955-
From the happy-go-lucky days of oil exploration and drilling, when a lot of easy sources were being found and easily managed, we're gotten ourselves into this sort of apocalyptic time. We're willing to destroy almost everything, risk almost anything, and go ahead with techniques for which we have no way of responding to the known problems.
Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
Globalisation makes it clear that social responsibility is required not only of governments, but of companies and individuals. All sources must interact in order to reach the MDGs.
Anna Louise Strong
American journalist and activist 1885-1970
Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States.
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
American and Canadian actor 1969-
Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He's a very, very intelligent man.
American investigative journalist 1943-
If information is true, if it can be verified, and if it's really important, the newspaper needs to be willing to take the risk associated with using unidentified sources.
British political theorist 1929-2008
In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 5, A Defence Of Politics Against Technology, p