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American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
German philosopher 1770-1831
As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Caste is not a physical object like a wall of bricks or a line of barbed wire which prevents the Hindus from co-mingling and which has, therefore, to be pulled down. Caste is a notion; it is a state of the mind.
English statesman 1874-1965
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
Indian politician 1917-1985
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
Gerald G. Jampolsky
American psychiatrist, Lecturer, writer
Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.
French poet 1897-1982
O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
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