Quotation Explorer - 'Inclined'

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself. - Gavin Mills
If Spirituality is that you're humble in the face of forces greater than you and you believe those forces are more inclined toward being good than being bad, then I'm a spiritual person. - Michael J. Fox
When the conventional wisdom of physics seemed to conflict with an elegant theory of his, Einstein was inclined to question that wisdom rather than his theory, often to have his stubbornness rewarded. - Walter Isaacson
Replace a goal of obedience with one of connection and trust instead. Children are drawn to follow those to whom they are emotionally connected. By parenting not for obedience but for relationship, kids are naturally inclined to follow your lead. - Kelly Bartlett
Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. - Mark Twain
Strength we think to be a virtue in government, but we do not find our defense against disintegration either in arbitrary or in very great power. Indeed, we are inclined to see in both these the symptoms of an already advanced decay - Michael Oakeshott
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us. - Samuel Johnson
Conservative should tend to resist the argument that our particular crisis is a more-than-normal one, that our particular moment is a more-than-Madisonian one. Conservatism is a healthy political persuasion because it is inclined to shun alarmism. - William Krystol
She scarcely spoke at all and might have been one of those huge dolls which, when inclined backwards, say "Ma-ma" or "Pa-pa": though impossible to imagine in any position so undignified as that required for the mechanism to produce these syllables. - Anthony Powell
Liza considering back-peddling but thought about her empty bank account. That’ll be fine, sir. I don’t wear skirts anyway.He hmphed as though he suspected she might also be inclined to burn her bra on the courthouse steps and snapped, No jeans either, this is a professional establishment. - Gwenn Wright
The only way to be inclined to write is to write to your inclination. - Terry Lander
Americans in any century can be too inclined to accept consultant-crafted images of flesh-and-blood people. - Larry J. Sabato
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement. - B.F. Skinner
A few alligators are naturally of the vicious type and inclined to resent it when you prod them with a stick. You can find out which ones these are by prodding them. - Will Cuppy
Tis education forms the common mind;Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined. - Alexander Pope
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