Quotation Explorer - 'Cases'

The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is - Phillips Brooks
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery. - John Churton Collins
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
The end of a relationship is not always a failure. Sometimes all the love in the world is not enough to save something. In these cases, it is not a matter of fault from either person. Some things cannot be, it's as simple as that. - Ashly Lorenzana
Obession is dangerous. It's like a knife in the mind. In some cases... the knife can turn savagely upon the person wielding it... You use the knife carefully, because you know it doesn't care who it cuts. - Stephen King
I don't want my own son to die, but this is a war and we must be in it together. High and low. Rich and poor. There can be no special cases because every man at the front is a special case to someone. - Julian Fellowes
I say illusion of choice because, in many cases, the nature of their choices hardly reaches the level of will, but of merely perfunctory activity. For the most part, their desires are not too strong, they are too weak, apathetic and easily placated. They often can be tempted into doing Nothing. - Geoffrey Wood
Inside everyone is a their own madness, a madness only courage can stand to, but even courage is never alone. He has Love, Hatred, Sadness, Confusion, Bravery, and in some special cases Intelligence. - Tyler L. H.
Vigilantes who executed some of the most vicious and ignoble acts of lawless brutality in U.S. history nevertheless considered those very acts to be the work of citizenship and in many cases elicited wide popular approval. - Linda Gordon
Studying the rule of law won't make a great litigator. It is the act of trying cases in real courtrooms with real plaintiffs and defendants and judges and juries, week after week and year after year that develops lawyers into top trial attorneys. - Marian Deegan
In the fight for freedom there is no defeat, you either achieve it or you die trying. In both cases you're as free as one can be. - Aryan Xebat‎
Good talent needs a showcase to prove its worth.There are many cases across the world across arts where good and talented artists have disappeared bcz no one saw them. - Chetan katigar
What we say is important for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. - Jim Beggs
All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side. - Anna Jameson
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery. - John Churton Collins
I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes. - Arkady Strugatsky
The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases. - John Mason Brown
I regret to say that we of the F.B.I. are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
I hate today, today is everyday.- I think something is going on most cases I'm wrong others I'm right... - Deyth Banger
In some crucial cases ... repugnance is the emotional expression of deep wisdom, beyond reason’s power completely to articulate it. - Leon R. Kass
A question wells up inside me, a question so big it blocks my throat and makes it hard to breathe. Somehow I swallow it back, finally choosing another. "Are memories such an important thing?""It depends," she replies, and closes her eyes. "In some cases, they're the most important thing there is. - Haruki Murakami
Think wrongly if you please, but in all cases think for yourself. - Doris Lessing
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve. - J. B. S. Haldane
Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! - Henry David Thoreau
But government in which the majority rule in all cases can not be based on justice, even as far as men understand it. - Henry David Thoreau
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence. - John Kenneth Galbraith
I would put it this way. There are objects for which we have found uses. We use them, but almost certainly not the way the visitors use them. I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes. - Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Antonina W. Bouis (Translator)
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
Cultivate a spirit of joy and praise. Not only will you light up your own heart, but the hearts of those around you.Always look for the good in people. In most cases you will find it. - Loretta Livingstone
In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest. - Titus Livius
Life is divided up into the horrible and the miserable. The horrible would be terminal cases, blind people, criples. The miserable is everyone else. When you go through life you should be thankful that you're miserable. - Woody Allen
Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you. - Calvin Coolidge
In most cases, our thoughts about experiences that have happened to us cause greater grief than the events themselves. Understanding it may be difficult and require some effort, but remind yourself as often as you need to, that past and future exist only as stories in our minds. - J.F.Kelly
The continuation of man’s life is more attributable to his fear of death than it is to his desire to live. As a matter of fact, in countless cases, it is attributable to only the former. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often. - Samuel Butler
ME, pro. The objectionable case of I. The personal pronoun in English has three cases, the dominative, the objectionable and the oppressive. Each is all three. - Ambrose Bierce
General principles should not be based on exceptional cases. - Robert J. Sawyer
Public Utility Commission (PUC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complaints are rarely upheld. It is estimated that less than 5% of complaints are successful and that the actual number may be below 1% in some cases. - Steven Magee
If only they gave all unsolved crime cases television air time, they could be solved within an hour. - Spaz tastic!!
Homeopathy cures a larger percentage of cases than any other form of treatment and is beyond doubt safer and more economical. - Mahatma Gandhi
Before joining the bandwagon to vouch support for the ‘Women Empowerment’, let’s all make sure that our laws are free from flaws so that the men are not implicated in the fabricated cases. - Anuj Somany
Solving Criminal case with wasting time on Internet ,And your Future Cases will Pending Untouched Till the End and you never realize that. - Yaganesh Derasari
Anger met with anger only increases enmity rather than diffusing a tense situation. Anger, in turn, gives birth to hate. In such cases the wisest thing to do is not to engage through emotion. Emotions are self-centered and denying them spares animosity. - Donna Lynn Hope
maybe in some cases, people see us fall and crack, see us as a failure. We gotta live with it, i live by our own code we shouldn't be ashamed if we fall, for every fall we get up and pick up ourselves a larger chance we win the next time because we learned. - jinnuljr.
In many cases, the more you try to compete, the less competitive you actually are. - Kathy Sierra
we are writing our own ‪#‎karma‬! I mean my test cases - ahkeno
In some cases abusive or damaged relationships cannot and should not be saved. - Toni Sorenson
Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit. - Marcel Proust
This war has made racists of too many of the and too many of us, and it is the leadership in Khartoum that has stoked this fire, that has brought to the surface, and in some cases created from whole cloth, new hatreds that have bred unprecedented acts of brutality. - Dave Eggers
Too many young Indigenous members of our community are being caught up in the criminal justice system, with an increasing number of cases resulting in notably unjust and undue outcomes, primarily due to the lack of resources available - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
Religion, as it is generally taught all over the world, is said to be based upon faith and belief, and, in most cases, consists only of different sets of theories, and that is the reason why we find all religions quarrelling with one another. - Abhijit Naskar
In some cases we neglect our health, because we were never told about its value. - Sunday Adelaja
If only they gave all unsolved crime cases television air time, they could be solved within an hour on one of those crime story shows. - Spaz tastic!!
In some cases, people with a body (whose size) they did not long for are victims of having a bank balance (whose size) they longed for. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The probability of an event is the reason we have to believe that it has taken place, or that it will take place.The measure of the probability of an event is the ratio of the number of cases favourable to that event, to the total number of cases favourable or contrary, and all equally possible. - Siméon Denis Poisson
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Jung
Few cases of eyestrain have been developed by looking on the bright side of things.
There is a tragic flaw in our precious constitution, and I don't know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president. - Kurt Vonnegut
Man is so intelligent that he feels impelled to invent theories to account for what happens in the world. Unfortunately, he is not quite intelligent enough, in most cases, to find correct explanations. So that when he acts on his theories, he behaves very often like a lunatic. - Aldous Huxley
Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay. - Christopher Hitchens
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
EJECTION, n. An approved remedy for the disease of garrulity. It is also much used in cases of extreme poverty. - Ambrose Bierce
I'm cautious with the love word because I really know what it means. I've been there, done that and I know what the implications are. I also know that people say they love people when they don't, and it often results in tears and avoidance of bars, supermarkets, even whole towns in extreme cases. - Jessica Thompson
Everyone has it's own great triumph, has he own story with sadness, madness and reverses. That's how we are build, few are the people which share their story, most cases because of shame. - Deyth Banger
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