Quotation Explorer - 'Agent'

Skepticism is the agent of reason against organized irrationalism--and is therefore one of the keys to human social and civic decency. - Stephen Jay Gould
If and when our civilization comes to ruin, the destructive agent will be Science; man's knowledge of science, applied to warfare, meaning slaughter not only of human bodies, but of human institutions, of all we have created through the centuries. - Cicely Hamilton
Three people I take their words with a grain of salt: a person in love, a drunk and an insurance agent. They never really mean exactly what they say. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy and officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility. His principal qualification is a degree of plausible inveracity next below that of an ambassador. - Ambrose Bierce
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Doubt is a form of pessimism that acts as an agent, which is sent to hinder prosperity on its materilization journey. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. - Bob Kerrey
The key to being a great agent is treating everyone like a celebrity and treating a celebrity like everyone else. - Michael Houbrick
We can all become God`s agent of change by the power of God`s truth. - Sunday Adelaja
Perhaps no theoretical man can be equal to such a burden: to feel knowledge as power when one’s mind reshapes the world irrevocably, to see the light of truth as the agent of some dark majesty, is not grace but ordeal. - Algis Valiunas
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Be careful... any time you find yourself defining the "winner" as someone other than the agent who is currently smiling from on top of a giant heap of utility. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
In your life never become an agent of Negativity; Unknowingly if you act negative to positive pursuits... you unnecessarily accumulate Karmic bondage... Then why act negative ? - Dinesh Kumar
Agent Smith, a lady is never late, everyone is simply early. I said back, paraphrasing something I saw on a 20/20 special. Well, a lady isn’t exactly what they are expecting. - Rumi Antoinette
How is it more for the glory of God to save man irresistibly, than to save him as a free agent, by such grace as he may either concur or resist? - John Wesley
The TSA must think we're mushrooms. You know, the way they are trying to keep us in the dark, and the way they keep feeding us a fertilizing agent that comes from the south end of a north-bound cow. - Douglas Wilson
I would have died, before a literary agent ever committed to my book. This is why I chose to empower myself by self publishing. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Our sense of being a conscious agent who does things comes at a cost of being technically wrong all the time. - Daniel M. Wegner
Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal. - Ali Vincent
The bigger the victory, the bigger the battle. Still, be the light and a change agent for healing, restoration and transformation. - Germany Kent
I feel that I am merely an agent, giving you some keys that have been given to me to pass on to you. These keys are to unlock doors out of your present prison. Doors opening onto new vistas. Doors beyond where you are now. - John C. Lilly
When I finally find that one willing agent, I'll have found my prize in the Cracker Jack box. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Women: One of the most mysterious forces on the planet have had a very profound impact on men since millennia, for they are gifted with an alchemical agent - Discontinuity ~ Any one who encounters their presence gets disconnected with their past, a very life changing experience. - Ramana Pemmaraju
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