Quotation Explorer - 'Operate'

Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. - Anthony Burgess
The ability for a person to operate satisfactorily in a thing is dependent on how much he knows about that thing. Ignorance is a major cause of inability. - Yusuf A. Leinge
The sick in soul insist that it is humanity that is sick, and they are the surgeons to operate on it. They want to turn the world into a sickroom. And once they get humanity strapped to the operating table, they operate on it with an ax. - Eric Hoffer
All we cared about was dividends. Well, we can't do business that way today. We have learned that what's best for the countries we operate in is best for the company. Maybe we can't make the people love us, but we will make ourselves so useful to them that they will want us to stay. - Sam Zemurray
If you're horrible to me, I'm going to write a song about it, and you won't like it. That's how I operate. - Taylor Swift
Man does not know most of the rules on which he acts; and even what we call his intelligence is largely a system of rules which operate on him but which he does not know. - Friedrich Hayek
Modern invention has been a great leveler. A machine may operate far more quickly than a political or economic measure to abolish privilege and wipe out the distinctions of class or finance. - Ivor Brown
One doesn’t have to operate with great malice to do great harm. The absence of empathy and understanding are sufficient. In fact, a man convinced of his virtue even in the midst of his vice is the worst kind of man. - Charles M. Blow
The images of Myth are reflections of Spiritual and Depth potentialities of every one of us. Through contemplating those we evoke those powers in our own lives to operate through ourselves. - Joseph Campbell
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. - Sam Levenson
It would be very heard, for example, a basketball owner, no matter how racist he was, to try to operate without Blacks. It would be suicidal. - Thomas Sowell
Do you realize why is it I'm so driven to operate within the Establishment? It's vengeance. 'Hope I die before I get old' is something I still have to live with, but not for the reason many people think. I have to be very, very vigilant not to become one of those people I despised. - Pete Townshend
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
When we choose to operate on the frequency of compassion and kindness, we create, and reinforce our own realities, as filled with compassion and kindness. - Raphael Zernoff
I have a theory that movies operate on the level of dreams, where you dream yourself. - Meryl Streep
If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door. - Paul Betty
To rely solely on logic is in essence to operate within a structure of limited knowledge and understanding - Stephan Labossiere
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