PIGMY, n. One of a tribe of very small men found by ancient travelers in many parts of the world, but by modern in Central Africa only. The Pigmies are so called to distinguish them from the bulkier Caucasians -- who are Hogmies. - Ambrose Bierce
The central thought of the Scriptures is that God intends to work Himself in Christ through the Spirit into us, that God and we, we and God, might be really one in life, in nature, and in the Spirit. To show this God uses several figures or symbols in the Bible. - Witness Lee
The central feature of pride is enmity—enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen. Enmity means hatred toward, hostility to, or a state of opposition. It is the power by which Satan wishes to reign over us. - Ezra Taft Benson
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. - bell hooks
Now, where are [Mexican illegal immigrants] fleeing from? Mostly from Central America, where they’re fleeing from the results of our policies. - Noam Chomsky
Insights are everything. They play central parts in the actualization of destiny. A dangerous insights becomes a colossal executioner. Latching your fate with noble thoughts spares you a life of self-limitation. - Darmie Orem
Central Bankers are driving us to Hell in a vehicle We are paying the installments on - Dean Cavanagh
You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.
My first thought, as a child, was that the artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and that he does it without destroying something else. A kind of refutation of the conservation of matter. That still seems to me its central magic, its core of joy. - John Updike
The central planners of Democratic Socialism tighten their noose when people resist their plans and assert their rights. All Socialism is intended to devolve into Communism, and as a result, Totalitarianism. - A.E. Samaan
In De Rerum Natura, Lucretius pointed out a very central truth concerning the examined life. That is, that the man of science who concerns himself solely with science, who cannot enjoy and be enriched by art, is a misshapen man. An incomplete man. - William Styron
Human beings are not the central focus of the world. We may dominate the world, but just like all other creatures we have to fit in and struggle to survive. - Wendo L.
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Culture now spreads at central nervous system speed. It’s a shame that compassion doesn’t. - Dean Cavanagh
Centralization is an abomination! Decentralize everything! Leave nothing to the central planners. - A.E. Samaan
It's a sad day for American Capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over central park. - Jim Moran
When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity. - Wayne W. Dyer
The inner struggle against one’s own weaknesses is the central drama of life. - David Brooks
Of all the questions which can come before this nation, short of the actual preservation of its existence in a great war, there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land even a better land for our descendants than it is for us. - Theodore Roosevelt
The point is that no matter what your feelings are, your children will be better off if you make them your central focus and work diligently at keeping the parenting relationship civil and cooperative.
The central element in the economic problem of money is the objective exchange-value of money, popularly called its purchasing power. - Ludwig von Mises
When you are the central character in a seemingly boiling pit of busy-ness the time will come when the pace of decline cannot be countered. You build yourself the circumstances of ultimate failure by failing to grow, by failing to act on your learnings. - Tony Curl
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
Even ivory towers need central heating. - Breyten Breytenbach
The particular human chain we're part of is central to our individual identity. - Elizabeth Stone
Ego is the central figure of our personal history, based upon the past and looking into the future. Ego is the deepest dream of the Consciousness. - Frank Wanderer
LENIN = "Revolutionary Social Democracy"American Socialists = "Democratic Socialism". What is the difference? The USSR held democratic referendums too; all of which increased the power of the central planners and reduced the individual to nothingness. - A.E. Samaan
When we make appreciation the central theme of our value system, then all the painful elements of our past become meaningful lessons we could not have done without. Acceptance becomes natural when we become adept at finding the silver lining, even in the most challenging circumstances. - Pooja Ruprell
Collective violence has flowed regularly out of the central political processes of western countries... The oppressed have struck in the name of justice, the privileged in the name of order, the in-between in the name of fear. - Charles Tilly
Relative calm is expected in South Central Los Angeles for the next several weeks, as looters stay home and try to program their new VCRs.
We need new writers to create roles where women are morall central to the story. I grew up indentifying with Marlon Brando. It's time we created new myths.
When in brief flashes of serendipity you glimpse what you were born to do... Do it. No matter what. Take steps toward it, even if they are depressingly small at first. With each inch closer to your central magic, you will feel it. It is unmistakable for anything else. It's called purpose. - Jacob Nordby
In the same way that central banking nearly wrecked the world and created one calamity after another, bitcoin can save the world one transaction at a time.It is time for a new beginning. - Jeffrey Tucker
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears. - Ellen Goodman
In inventing [General Juan Manuel de] Rosas’ self-justification, I have taken the liberty of drawing almost exclusively on the words of Tony Blair, and the various self-justifications he produced to defend his foreign policy adventures with George Bush in the Middle East and the Central Asia. - Harry Thompson
The teaching of Jesus Christ has as its central theme unfoldment towards a realization of immortality. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Only criminals and madmen walk into Central Park after midnight...or, occasionally, an actor. (Dark City Lights) - Jane Dentinger
And that day will come, when the feminists will come out of their central top secret worldwide headquarters, and say 'It`s on now, motherfuckers! - Kenji
The 90’s map the decades to come – full of invisible technologies that will ‘sub-contract’ many of the functions of the central nervous system. - J.G. Ballard
Everything we know and believe about deity and divinity nowadays, is a direct origin of old civilizations. Everybody, Greeks, Saxons, Assyrians and Soumerians, all imitate the ancient ways of the first tribes of central Africa (Mason father to his son in "The Omniconstant - Christos Rodoulla Tsiailis
In lieu of those checks and balances central to our legal system,non-citizens face an executive that is now investigator, prosecutor,judge, jury and jailer or executioner. In an Orwellian twist, Bush'sorder calls this Soviet-style abomination 'a full and fair trial. - William Safire
AZRAEL:No pleasure, no rapture, no exquisite sin greater... than central air. - Kevin Smith
Once you understand the economics of the Austrian School and the philosophy of liberty in the tradition of Rothbard, you never look at anything – not the state, the media, the central bank, the political class, nothing – the same way again. - Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.
Al Qaeda's central political objective is the creation of an Islamic republic, not the progressive realignment of American foreign policy. - Simon Cottee