Quotes: subjection

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  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    French poet, criticus 1880-1918
    Guillaume Apollinaire
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    The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    There is a sort of subjection which is the peculiar heritage of largeness and of love; and strength is often only another name for willing bondage to irremediable weakness.
  • Norman Thomas
    Norman Thomas
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    To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power.
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
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