Quotation Explorer - 'Permits'

When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out. - Frank Sinatra
RAILROAD, n. The chief of many mechanical devices enabling us to get away from where we are to wher we are no better off. For this purpose the railroad is held in highest favor by the optimist, for it permits him to make the transit with great expedition. - Ambrose Bierce
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home. - David Frost
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
To hope under the most extreme circumstances is an act of defiance that permits a person to live his life on his own terms. It is part of the human spirit to endure and give a miracle a chance to happen. - Jerome Groopman
Dreaming permits every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William Dement
The fact that most people do not understand and respect the very best things, such as Mozart's concertos, is what permits men like us to become famous. - Johannes Brahms
[The television is] an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home. - David Frost
Whatever God permits to happen in your life is a gift to you. God has two goals...His Glory and Your Good! - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William C. Dement
Television is a device that permits people who haven't anything to do to watch people who can't do anything. - Fred Allen
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night. - Charles A. Fisher
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