All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. - Martin Luther
Simply to render oneself able to understand what other Christian thinkers have themselves come to understand and to more or less felicitously communicate requires that one's mind not be a blank slate but already properly formed, disciplined, and exercised. - Gregory B. Sadler
The King of Glory does not reward His servants according to the dignity of their office, but according to the humility and love with which they have exercised it. - Francis de Sales
Giving style to one’s character - a great and rare art! It is exercised by those who see all the strengths and weaknesses of their own natures and then comprehend them in an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason and even weakness delights the eye. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The key to happy living is that Mind should be at rest and body must be exercised and active, but in the disillusioned pursuit of happiness during current times we reverse the mantra and ignorantly fly away from it. - Hiyamedia
Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercised your freedom of thought. - Tim Fargo
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant. - John Stuart Mill
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant. - John Stuart Mill
Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear. - Ayn Rand
The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten. - Arthur Schopenhauer
It was woman that taught me cruelty, and on woman therefore I have exercised it. - Walter Scott
God’s justice in the one, and his goodness in the other, is exercised for evermore, as the everlasting subjects of his reward and punishment. - Sir Walter Raleigh.