Quotation Explorer - 'Behalf'

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness. - W.H. Auden
He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity. - The Talmud
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - W. H. Auden
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good. - Ruth Benedict
Reality is the manifestation of the inner workings, carried out by the supreme powers. Whatever you think and do right now, either positive or negative is working on your behalf because you are a co-worker of the divine. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Grace happens when we act with others on behalf of our world. - Joanna Macy
let the truth speak on behalf of your soul - litymunshi
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power on behalf of tyranny and oppression. - Malcolm X
Things began happening with odd synchronicity, as if the universe itself was conspiring on behalf of their love story. - John Mark Green
We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God’s work on behalf of the people for whom we pray. - Corrie ten Boom
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. - George Orwell
Pragmatically, aesthetic value can be recognized or experienced, but it cannot be conveyed to those who are incapable of grasping its sensations and perceptions. To quarrel on its behalf is always a blunder. - Harold Bloom
Prayer makes your heart bigger, until it is capable of containing the gift of God himself. Prayer begets faith, faith begets love, and love begets service on behalf of the poor. - Mother Teresa
If a soul is not honoring his or her journey by dimming his or her own light, a Guardian of Light steps forward on behalf of that soul and states, I am going to honor you, for I know you hold immense value in the eyes of the Universe and I can still see your light. - Molly Friedenfeld
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
Jesus' death & resurrection on behalf of everyone gives his true Followers blamelessness when we believe (Romans 10:8-12 at ) ...not faultlessness! ~ © gfp '42™ http://ow.ly/i/4RJcX Gary Patton - http://diigo.com/0lk6j
The crucial point in life is: are we living our 'own' life or simply a life for 'other' people. Are we not playing a role on behalf of some social groups and masquerading for fear of being excluded? ( "Quest for the real moment" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Yes, you can make a difference! You can speak on behalf of those who are voiceless. - E.N. Supen, Turning Point
In that case, on behalf of Earthlife, I urge that, with full knowledge of our limitations, we vastly increase our knowledge of the Solar System and then begin to settle other worlds. - Carl Sagan
The God who delivered Hezekiah and the children of Israel is the same God who is eager to act on my behalf. - Lori Hatcher
PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce
The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf. - Shakti Gawain
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas. - Aldous Huxley
But Jesus, our Advocate, presents an effectual plea in behalf of all who by repentance and faith have committed the keeping of their souls to Him.He pleads their cause, and by the mighty arguments of Calvary vanquishes their accuser. - Ellen G. White
Spiritual warfare is the unseen battle God wages on your behalf. - Jim George
There is nothing like being told to go fuck yourself by the same person who was, only days before, praying on your behalf. - Henry Rollins
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