Quotation Explorer - 'State'

Love. What is it truly? Love is a spiritual state, an intangible, often insatiable need to put one's needs above your own. To provide peace, stability and smiles to those who have made the long transition from your mind to your heart. - Bella Vespira
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. - Mahatma Gandhi
Il susino è sfiorito. Chioma verde di foglioline giovani. Nessuno adesso potrebbe sospettare la bellezza mozzafiato di prima. Così per tante donne vecchie che per pochi giorni soltanto sono state belle. - Pia Pera
You must take these poems as mirrors; for you know that the mirror has no form of itself, but rather reflects the face of anyone who looks in it. Just so a poem has no one particular meaning of itself , but presents to each reader his state of the moment and the completeness of his case - Ayn al-Qazat Hamadani Persian Mystic
ALWAYS BE HAPPY IS NOT IMPORTANT , WHAT IMPORTANT IS TO FIGHT THE STATE OF MIND WHICH MAKES US HAPPY OR UNHAPPY !! - Tushar Upreti
Both sadness and anger are the two sides of same coin. Sadness is supressed anger, while anger is expressed sadness. Both sadness and anger are state of unhappiness, which are often because lack of self-love. - Vishwas Chavan
Marriage, n.: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
beauty’ is related not to ‘loveliness’ but to a state in which reality plays a part. - William Carlos Williams
The kingdom of heaven in not a place but a state of mind. - John Burroughs
It is the artist who tries to gradually accustom people to the possibilities of a better state of things. - C.A. Dawson Scott
When possession of wealth or splendors brings happiness- it is an illusion, when attainment of certain mental state brings happiness- it is a real possession. - Debasish Mridha
What I allow into my head finds its way to my heart, which is a porthole to my soul. Therefore, I might be wise to consider the state of my soul, and then walk this process backwards. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Writing poetry is a state of free float - Margaret Atwood
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
Statistically, the probability of any one of us being here is so small that the mere fact of our existence should keep us all in a state of contented dazzlement. - Lewis Thomas
I believe dreams connect us to our ancestors and it is through creativity that we can tap into this in the conscious state. Creativity is a sort of trance that we have as artists that erases time and space. - Lorin Morgan-Richards
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. - Anaïs Nin
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Though fortunes malice overthrow my state, my mind exceeds the compass of her wheel. - William Shakespeare
The military state is the final form to which every planned economy tends rapidly. - Isabel Paterson
It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance. - Murray N. Rothbard
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort. - Charles Dickens
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. - Alexander Hamilton
In forming a bridge between body and mind, dreams may be used as a springboard from which man can leap to new realms of experience lying outside his normal state of consciousness. - Ann Faraday
The collaboration between secretaries of state, election officials and the voting system manufacturers on the matter of enforcing this black box proprietary code secrecy with election systems, is nothing less than the commoditization and monetization of American Democracy - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
Like poetry, fashion does not state anything. It merely suggests - Karl Lagerfeld
Realization includes everything, the mundane and the transcendental. In true awakening, nothing stands apart and nothing is excluded. If we find ourselves in a state where something is excluded, that state, however amazing it is, is still a dualistic state. - Enza Vita
How "spiritual" you are has nothing to do with what you believe, but everything to do with your state of consciousness. - Eckhart Tolle
It is the storyteller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval. - Graham Greene
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for .success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good. - Vaclav Havel
On our Journey, we should not dwell on the guilt emerging because of dropping back to Ego-dominated state; instead, we should celebrate that we are in the state of the Presence!! - Frank Wanderer
In state of deep depression, I stayed alone; my time was occupied with reading sacred books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Once you understand the innate nature (relative self, prakruti) of the other person, you can remain in an attachment-free state with that person. It is Knowledge (Gnan) to understand the innate nature of a person, and once Knowledge arises, so will conduct. - Dada Bhagwan
I must always be positive no matter what happens on the outside. I have positivity inside and even though this is not an eternal state of mind, it’s my daily attitude in life. - Carol Burge
The opinions of souls are their state of being. Dwell on your own sacred thoughts. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago. - Dan Quayle
Power ceases in the instant of repose; it resides in the moment of transition from a past to a new state, in the shooting of the gulf, in the darting to an aim. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When we are in touch with our creativity, through passion and excitement, we always put ourselves in the most expansive state of consciousness. Fear slows down our development, while love supports a rapid growth. - Raphael Zernoff
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Mary Ellen Chase
Socialism, or communism as it is sometimes called, is merely a secular religion, where the State becomes a god. - Stefan Molyneux
When avarice takes the lead in a state, it is commonly the forerunner of its fall. - Alexander Hamilton
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker. - Plutarch
Poverty has deceived many of us into believing that some people who are in that state love the food, clothes, places, and people that they do not even like. The same can be said about wealth. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you avoid your truthful emotions and pain you will implode and contract into a diminished and feeble state. - Bryant McGill
New York is more than a state of mind. It is the completion of a dream. ( "New York at arm's length of desire" ) - Erik Pevernagie
To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
How can I tell that the past isn't a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy between my immediate physical sensation and my state of mind? - Douglas Adams
I am from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me. - William Duncan Vandiver
I am the prosecutor. I represent the state. I am here to present to you the evidence of a crime. Together you will weigh this evidence. You will deliberate upon it. You will decide if it proves the defendant's guilt. - Scott Turow
God is simply a magnificent state of the mind, where the finite turns infinite. - Abhijit Naskar
What's the point of opening yourself up to your friends if they don't notice your vulnerable state? The point of it all is to love friends completely and utterly, at their best and worst, and to love more than just the good things. - Arka Pain
The fledgling and ragtag American army turned its state into a semi-plausible advantage, encouraging enlistees to wear their own "hunting shirts" to build on the reputation of frontier marksmen. - Joseph J. Ellis
They say, poetry is dead. I say, was there ever a time they had a clue of what the state of poetry is? - Jason E. Hodges
Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a democracy, centered around a capital state. You constantly live with the fear & suspicion that one of the characters will start an uncontrollable rebellion. - Shomprakash Sinha Roy
Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen. - Friedrich Nietzsche
One of my favourite parts of writing is doing the research. It's the door into that magical reading/writing state - the raw material for making the story real. - Sara Sheridan
When we give government the power to make medical decisions for us, we in essence accept that the state owns our bodies. - Ron Paul
The mint from your breath, the milk from your breast, the best of your mind, now in its worst state of condition. From the womb to the tomb, as a mild flower, you break your petals upon blossom, and seize death openly. Leaving your fragrance to spin and dance, one last time before being blown away. - Anthony Liccione
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. - Jane Austen
Your state of consciousness defines your state of mind and your state of happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. - Margaret Lee Runbeck
Whenever and wherever you put yourself in touch with GOD, that is the state of meditation. - Sathya Sai Baba
We all have our state of mind- happy or sad,sources of both are so relatable.Despite showing someone’s faults & flaws we need to cherish them. cause, we all are into an e n d l e s s l o o p. - ayushi jain
it is all very well for you to write simply and the simpler the better. But do not start to think so damned simply. Know how complicated it is and then state it simply. - Ernest Hemingway
…falling in love is a state of mental misery which has a restricting, impoverishing, and paralyzing effect upon the development of our consciousness. - José Ortega y Gasset
Love costs nothing except your state of being. - Debasish Mridha
I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state. - Thomas Jefferson
Office Politics are worse than state politics.Try not to become a Wedge of it. - Mohith Agadi
Passion lingers on a state of blissLove loves you more when you kiss - Munia Khan
People don't read any more. It's a sad state of affairs. Reading's the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it's someone else's vision, isn't it?"[Interview in The Independent, 15 October 2005] - Lemmy Kilmister
But one needs to bear in mind that things are not always what they seem and, contrary to the dead stillness of a photograph, reality is in a state of perpetual flux. - Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state. - Thomas Elliot
It is of great advantage to the student of any subject to read the original memoirs on that subject, for science is always most completely assimilated when it is in the nascent state... - James Clerk Maxwell
What dreadful weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. - Jane Austen
No one escapes some degree of chaos for it is so ever prevalent; it is the human experience. This realization does not mean we can’t improve. It does mean we can accept our state of chaos, lighten up on ourselves, have fun, and work on improving…we are a work in progress. Enjoy the journey. - David W. Earle
Possessions and positions may promote our happiness but cannot create it. Happiness is a state created by self through the realization of how the self is important to the creator. - Israelmore Ayivor
Let go of yesterday, you made it! Don't use yesterday's state of mind to make today's decisions. - C. Nzingha Smith
Fear is a state of nervousness only fit for children - The RZA
The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone. - Roy T. Bennett
The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver. - Jay Leno
To state a theorem and then to show examples is literally to teach backwards.
The heart stays heavy if it remains in a state of unforgiveness. - Aisha Mirza
MAYONNAISE, n. One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. - Ambrose Bierce
There are no tragedies in life, only violent coup d’etats on the state of irrational optimism - Dean Cavanagh
We breathe our deepest during sleep. When we are in the state of full rest. We are able to be. - J.R. Rim
If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America. - Louis Farrakhan
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind. - George Bernard Shaw
Loneliness is a state when you have not yet grown to love yourself enough. - Robert Black
Contentment is a state of happiness and satisfaction. The choices we make are our own decisions for how we want to live our life. - Ellen J. Barrier
Meditation is an excellent habit and tool for transformation, however your ‘practice’ should eventually evolve into your natural primary state of being. - Gary Hopkins
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. - Edward O. Wilson
Diplomacy: lying in state. - Oliver Hereford
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. - George Santayana
In the state of nature, indeed, all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the laws. - Charles de Montesquieu
As you become more aligned with the truth of who you are, the question of liking yourself goes away. It is a natural state of being. - Rachel Archelaus
I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face. - Johnny Depp
The welfare state is the oldest con game in the world. First you take people's money away quietly and then you give some of it back to them flamboyantly. - Thomas Sowell
I don't need a baby growing inside me for nine months. For one thing, there's morning sickness. If I'm going to feel nauseous and achy when I wake up, I want to achieve that state the old fashioned way: getting good and drunk the night before. - Ellen DeGeneres
​Many times your emotional feel-good state or frustrated state is woven into dreams with the use of picture-metaphors. - Abhijit Naskar
The state was made for man, not man for state. - Albert Einstein
There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of information you can trace the lines of patronage and allegiance that define the state. - Christopher Hitchens
Comfort zone: simply means the routine of one’s daily life it is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. - Roy T. Bennett
I have learned, in whatever state I am ,therewith to be content.
MAJESTY, n. The state and title of a king. Regarded with a just contempt by the Most Eminent Grand Masters, Grand Chancellors, Great Incohonees and Imperial Potentates of the ancient and honorable orders of republican America. - Ambrose Bierce
All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. - Marcel Proust
War is the health of the state. - Randolph Bourne
In the non-dual state, God, soul and universe are essentially one absolute system which is all-pervading, uncreated, self-luminous and eternal. - Abhijit Naskar
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too. - John Kenneth Galbraith
The gospel that has been preached in our churches has not been fair to the African continent. It has left us in a beggarly state, waiting on God for things we could produce by and for ourselves. - Sunday Adelaja
If you do darshan (worship) of the one who has both stillness in his eyes and chit prasannta (blissful state of chit); you gain benefit. - Dada Bhagwan
I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless fascination that we all have the capacity to become emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist. - Berkeley Breathed
If a certain activity, such as painting, becomes the habitual mode of expression, it may follow that taking up the painting materials and beginning work with them will act suggestively and so presently evoke a flight into the higher state. - Robert Henri
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. - Herbert Henry Asquith
if we could tax Americans' cognitive dissonance we could balance the budget. The American people want all kinds of incompatible things, they're human beings, and they want high services, low taxes, and an omnipresent, omniprominent welfare state. - George F. Will
If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first. - Oscar Wilde
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The world loves to be amused by hollow professions, to be deceived by flattering appearances, to live in a state of hallucination; and can forgive everything but the plain, downright, simple, honest truth. - William Hazlitt
I believe that without strict enforcement of penalties for any offence violating the principles of truth and honesty, Nigeria and Africa will not be able to move from our present state of underdevelopment into civilization. - Sunday Adelaja
Every state of society is as luxurious as it can be. Men always take the best they can get. - Samuel Johnson
There is nothing such as Happiness, its just a state of mind that lasts for a fraction of seconds....! - Milind K
Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
Success is simply a state of mind. - Stephen Richards
Liberty means refusing to allow some men to use the state to compel other men to serve their interests or opinion. - Auberon Herbert
I already knew to eat clean and listen to my body, to only eat when I was in a calm mental state. Everyone knew. But when you're fat in the head, it's never about knowing the answers. It's about living them. - Stephanie Klein
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content - Helen Keller
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation. - Pierre Trudeau
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia. - H. L. Mencken
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. - William Shakespeare
It is a shame that the Legal Aid Commission and the Aboriginal Legal Service are so poorly funded ....... State and federal governments should be addressing this issueThe Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 30 March 2014 - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. - Margaret Cho
With the need for the self in the time of another / I left my seaport grim and dear / knowing good work could be made / in the state governed by both Hope and Despair. - Roman Payne
Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as they are not. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Love feels like a great misfortune, a monstrous parasite, a permanent state of emergency that ruins all small pleasures. - Slavoj Žižek
Nothing's ever really changed. What difference does it make whether it's the Corporate state or the Nation state? In our struggle for freedom we still find ourselves fighting the state.
He who steals a belt buckle pays with his life; he who steals a state gets to be a feudal lord. - Zhuangzi
Not upholding a persons legal rights is a form of abuse. Unfortunately, USA government abuse of the general public is a normal state of affairs in many areas. - Steven Magee
Distraction serves evil more than any other mental state. - Stefan Molyneux
EXTINCTION, n. The raw material out of which theology created the future state. - Ambrose Bierce
There is nothing that gives a man consequence, and renders him fit for command, like a support that renders him independent of everybody but the State he serves. - George Washington
When you think no one sees you and you are so clouded in your messy state that you begin to think maybe just maybe even GOD is fed up. Know this: He sees the tears, collects them, pays you double for them, fortifies you with encouragement even through them and He will lift up your spirit. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Truth should be the very breath of our life. When once this state in the pilgrim's progress is reached, all other rules of correct living will come without any effort, and obedience to them will be instinctive. - Mahatma Gandhi
Well we've left behind the 200X's, and we move onto the 20XX's. Maybe that will finally make us feel like we're living in the future, rather than a media controlled slave state where an iPhone is worth substantially more than a human life. Happy new year. - Yahtzee Croshaw
Entering a cell, penetrating deep as a flying saucer to find a new galaxy would be an honorable task for a new scientist interested more in the inner state of the soul than in outer space. - Dejan Stojanovic
They need only to look at him, hear his name, and the last of reason goes up in smoke. They sink into a state of befuddlement. - Anna von der Goltz
Every man is the conscious or unconscious author of his state. - Ogwo David Emenike
That frontier operated as a rough and ready homeostatic device; the more a state pressed its subjects, the fewer subjects it had. The frontier underwrote popular freedom. - James C. Scott
As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State "What does it matter to me?" the State may be given up for lost. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Fear comes from the lack of knowledge and a state of ignorance. The best remedy for fear is to gain knowledge. - Debasish Mridha
Prakruti [the relative self, innate nature] has opinions and may store them but we should stay in an opinion-free state. ‘We’ are separate and the relative self is separate from us. ‘We’ should play our part as a separate entity. We shouldn’t get involved with those problems. - Dada Bhagwan
Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly? - Sandra Day O'Connor
What comes out of the mouth is the state of the mind. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
The financial markets are not to be trusted. They expect to be given free reign to make huge profits while the sun is shining, but hasten to the shelter of the state when the skies darken. - Peter Stalker
Unrequited love is a ridiculous state that makes you try to convince your heart of something your mind knows is a lie! - Alex Haditaghi
Also, always encourage 'being good' over 'doing good.' Acts of goodness are the difficulty for us and should, of course, be avoided. 'Being good' is far less problematic, largely because it lacks definition and can be solely a state of mind completely unattached to reality. - Geoffrey Wood
Be sure not to discuss your hero's state of mind. Make it clear from his actions."(Letter to Alexander Chekhov, May 10, 1886) - Anton Chekhov
Without even knowing, humanity actually worships not an Entity, rather a mental state. - Abhijit Naskar
The instant you take the lead in the tug-of-war with your ego, enlightenment becomes your state of being. - Pooja Ruprell
Happiness is an awareness, perception, feeling, and imagination. Happiness is a state of mind not a condition. - Debasish Mridha
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self. - Guru Nanak
It is always thus, impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions - Marcel Proust
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either. - Sophocles
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. - Diogenes of Sinope
I've been so focused on state government, I haven't really focused much on the war in Iraq. - Sarah Palin
If you can remain aware of your awareness, that is the present state of mind. - Roshan Sharma
The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it. - Adolf Hitler
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself. - Samuel Johnson
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content. - Helen Keller
Poetry is the language of a state of crisis. - Stéphane Mallarmé
God has called 'chit prasannta' (blissful state of chit) as happiness. Even when someone swears at you, picks your pocket; the 'chit prasannta' doesn’t go away! Even at two o’clock in the morning, the 'chit prasannta' does not go away. - Dada Bhagwan
But remember that the pain of parting from friends will be felt by every body at times, whatever be their education or state. - Jane Austen
MANES, n. The immortal parts of dead Greeks and Romans. They were in a state of dull discomfort until the bodies from which they had exhaled were buried and burned; and they seem not to have been particularly happy afterward. - Ambrose Bierce
War is only a continuation of state policy by other means.
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. - Samuel Butler
We are always in a constant state of conspiracies, at least thats what they keep telling us... - Faith Brashear
The key to flow is to pursue an activity for its own sake, not for the rewards it brings."--(psychologist on the state of being he calls "flow") - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Artists must remain in a state of awe to remain artists. - Marty Rubin
If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.' - Jeff Foxworthy
It's a sad state of affairs when we make fun of people for reading instead of making reading fun for people. - Jen Selinsky
...the state of perfection is an elusive goal; demanding something so obscure as almost unattainable and can become a compulsive, crazy making squirrel-on-a-wheel way of living. - David W. Earle
and something about the stillness or my state of mind reminded me of the world's remarkable capacity to carry on in every place at once. - Marina Keegan The Opposite of Loneliness
I honestly believe that in my lifetime we will see a country once again governed by Christians...and Christian values. What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time, and one state at a time.
Its time to declare the state of humanity , its our common liability ''.-Dalia Qutob - Fida Fayez Qutob & Dalia Qutob
Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax level, the greater the failure. A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a complete defeat for the civilized world, while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success. - Mark Skousen
The best way to turn the earth into hell is to turn the state into a god. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
President is a curious term for the American head of state, because "presiding" in any meaningful sense is the one thing the president of the United States does not do. - Garrett Epps
Fear is a state of mind. There is nothing real about it. Welcome it in, 60 seconds passes, and as your guest politely ask it to leave. It will leave every single time!! - Christopher Saleh
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. The stressful life leads to neglect of spirituality and wellness. I recovered by inspiration of great souls, friends and family. Ever since, I have sought spirituality of soul and well-being over all other things. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Prayer is a state of continual gratitude. - St. John of Kronstadt
To be free of insistence [free of forcing one's own opinion] is the path of Vitragta [attachment-free state, the enlightened one]. Quit insisting at all places. To even insist on the truth, God has considered it as ignorance. There is no insistence in ‘Us’ whatsoever! - Dada Bhagwan
Anything which is physically possible can be made financially possible, if the people of a state desire it. - Robert A. Heinlein
There are no places in this world where the chit can be concentrated. Without the chit attaining steady-state; the chit can’t be blissful. There are places where the mind can attain a steady state but there are no places where chit’s steady-state can be attained. - Dada Bhagwan
Standardized state tests are a scam! The educational system is rigged. It is set up to where the wealthy schools, get all of the state funding. The poverty-stricken schools, don't get enough funding due to standardized tests scores. See my point? - Mary Sage Nguyen
The reason I believe that emotion is a higher state than intellect is that chess computers don't enjoy winning. - R.A.Delmonico
How to 'live' in a state of awe when life is mundane and ordinary? - Ann Voskamp
The aim of science is to make difficult things understandable in a simpler way; the aim of poetry is to state simple things in an incomprehensible way. The two are incompatible. - Paul A.M. Dirac
I am living a simple life with a complicated mind and I have yet to find a state of mind where I feel safe with who I am, where I am, with what I do. - Charlotte Eriksson
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.
Racists are everywhere, but historically speaking the real danger came from Progressives that desired the power of the state to engineer society upon a racial lines. - A.E. Samaan
For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles. - Socrates
One can never "fall" in love, you must rise to it's level of consciousness. Love is not a feeling, it's a state of MIND! - T.C. Carrier
State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all. - Benito Mussolini
Swat my hind with a mellon rind, That's my penguin state of mind.
Our state of mind defines our character, whether it is or not socially acceptable toward others.This is the way it can part of our identities when we communicate with our surroundings in our everyday life - Saaif Alam
Only by changing the state of consciousness can we change mankind. - Debasish Mridha
State of the Art is the frenetic and relentless pursuit of doing what its best at that time! - Da Anunciação Marco
In a free state there should be freedom of speech and thought. - Tiberius
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then. - Samuel Johnson
State is the name of the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly it lies; and this lie slips from its mouth: 'I, the state, am the people. - Friedrich Nietzsche
In this very special self-hypnotic state there can be no question of getting out of touch with on[e]self and floating into a normal sleep (unless you are very tired at the start) - Vladimir Nabokov
Life has only three states-Happiness,Grief and Emptiness.The extreme state of life is emptiness. - Deshwal Sachin
A limited state with free economic systems is the soil where the liberty tree blossoms. - Orrin Woodward
The real triumph of the state occurs when its subjects refer to it as we, like football fans talking about the home team. - Joseph Sobran
The basis of a democratic state is liberty. - Aristotle
I do not understand when a person is more concerned with the appearance of their house than the state of their home. - Gillian Duce
There are three states of matter but what state one is in that matters. - Amit Abraham
Life is a dream. It moves from cause to cause, effect to effect, one point to another, one state of existence to another. - Aditya Ajmera
Every single ounce of pain focused on the left part of the head. Feels like whole body except left part of head is in fucking numb state. - Shrestha Sapan
Federal and state laws (should) be changed to no longer make it a crime to possess marijuana for private use. - Richard M. Nixon
Your mind fuels the state of your soul, spirit and body. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. - Charlotte Bronte
[Advise] the ruler to govern the state as one cooks a small fish -- that is, don't turn it so often in the pan that it disintegrates.
If we conservatives of color refuse to promote the welfare state, unfettered abortion, affirmative action, and massive immigration, we are guilty of selling out. - Michelle Malkin
In my view, any government whose state is perpetually at war, and remains so in spite of initiatives to make peace, is incompetent and unfit and should resign. - Christina Engela
It is a sad state of affairs that I donot know of any astronomer who fully understands the energy in their own daily environment. Untilthat changes, Dark Energy will always be a mystery to the astronomical community. - Steven Magee
He who does propaganda for something will become famous about it, and if he remains incognito about it, he will become renowned. The value is for the renowned state and not for that of a famous state. - Dada Bhagwan
I would cling to unhappiness because it was a known, familiar state. When I was happier, it was because I knew I was on my way back to misery. I've never been convinced that happiness is the object of the game. I'm wary of happiness. - Hugh Laurie
What writing practice, like Zen practice does is bring you back to the natural state of mind…The mind is raw, full of energy, alive and hungry. It does not think in the way we were brought up to think-well-mannered, congenial. - Natalie Goldberg
Your chronological age makes you older, grownNess is a state of mind! - Sheila Tiller-Tooks
The moment you become conscious of your unconscious state, you’re instantly transformed! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Why is it that ‘we’ (the Gnani Purush, the enlightened one) do not have any obstruction (antray)? It is because ‘we’ are in a desire-free state (Nirichchhak dasha). - Dada Bhagwan
The only way to ensure democracy functions correctly is to question its governance constantly. Fail to do so and you may awake to find yourself living in a police state. - Stewart Stafford
The person whose attention is in the ‘pure Soul’ is known as a renowned person. No one in the past had been celebrated as a famous person; they were called renowned persons. To be famous is the result of an ‘above normal’ state. - Dada Bhagwan
We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state. - Will Durant
Our United States "State religion" has become Secular Humanism which has no "separation from the State. - James C. Campbell
For writing a first draft requires from the writer a peculiar internal state which ordinary life does not induce. ... how to set yourself spinning? - Annie Dillard
True Happiness is a state of the mind. Things that we acquire can make us momentarily happy but will not give us true freedom from our unhappiness. - Matthew Donnelly
True peaceful state is that when one has inner peace amidst total lack of peace on the outside. Bliss of the Self (samadhi) amidst external turmoil is ‘tested’ samadhi. - Dada Bhagwan
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved. - Confucius
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content. - Helen Keller
My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite. - غسان كنفاني
ALIEN, n. An American sovereign in his probationary state. - Ambrose Bierce
Maybe we should live our lives in a constant state of expectation, always curious and excited about the possibilities that could unfold in front of us. Maybe it is our sense of vision that colors our reality. - Allison Fallon
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
The true purpose of the strong is to promote greater strength in the weak, and not to keep the weak in that state where they are at the mercy of the strong. - Christian D. Larson
The United States has never been in a united state, it has never been a united state. It never will. Lines on screens and paper do not change that. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Shame control us and our lives, it makes the choices we just state in spec and watch what's doing... as far as now it goes like a bot... auto! - Deyth Banger
Even in the broken state, my mind find waysto connect with you. - Anjum Choudhary
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law. - Aristotle
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is a state of awareness, which comes from tranquility, service, love, grace, and forgiveness. - Debasish Mridha
It is easier to seize wealth than to produce it, and as long as the State makes the seizure of wealth a matter of legalized privilege, so long will the squabble for that privilege go on. - Albert Jay Nock
The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe in blood for centuries.[Letter objecting to the use of government land for churches, 1803] - James Madison
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well. - Maureen Dowd
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment. - Jane Austen
Qualia is an experiential state of the conscious mind. - Debasish Mridha
Be sure not to turn your life into a series of tasks which must always be performed... I know it can seem appealing to live in a state accomplishing things, always succeeding, always getting things done. But consider this. A whole life lost. A sacrifice to your fragile sense of order. - Kevin Hooyman
Genuine bravery for a writer.... It is about calmly speaking the truth when everyone else is silenced, when the truth cannot be expressed. It is about speaking out with a different voice, risking the wrath of the state and offending everyone, for the sake of the truth, and the writer’s conscience. - Murong Xuecun
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
PITIFUL, adj. The state of an enemy of opponent after an imaginary encounter with oneself. - Ambrose Bierce
Rod Cockshutt, Professor Emeritus at N.C. State University called my book, Evidence of Insanity, "an extraordinary achievement" and told me to not change the last 10-15 pages no matter what. - carol piner
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live. - Alexandre Dumas
Peace within us translates to our exterior world. Our outer and inner state of peace is directly related to each other. It's simply impossible to have lasting peace around us unless we have peace within us. - Janice Anderson
The most difficult dilemma for a person is perhaps when his heart testifies to an inevitable reality yet his tongue will not proclaim it, when his mind screams in acceptance of truth but he cant bring himself to state it. - Umera Ahmed- Peer-e-Kamil
‎Civilization has been a continuous struggle of the individual or of groups of individuals against the State and even against "society," that is, against the majority subdued and hypnotized by the State and State worship. - Emma Goldman
The state can't give you freedom, and the state can't take it away. You'reborn with it, like your eyes, like your ears. Freedom is something youassume, then you wait for someone to try to take it away. The degree towhich you resist is the degree to which you are free... - Utah Phillips
Death - Is only when the spirit evolves to a higher state that the body becomes old technology. - Linda Deir
Thinking can be done best when you’re in that state of mind where nothing can slip under the radar and destroy your concentration. - Auliq Ice
How I describe myself??I guy who likes to be in state of confuse, being confuse makes me incredible in thinking! - Deyth Banger
In a tough situation, don't avoid acting just because it's easier or comfortable. Don't lapse into a passive state. People who give up, die. - Gregory Benford
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit. - Jacqueline Cochran
Happiness is purely a chosen state of being available to all, at all times.I choose to be happy, because I am. - Raphael Zernoff
Cool is not an attitude - It's a state of mind - Roy Smoothe
Our natural state is trustin ourselvesin othersuntil we learn differentlythen we hurt as we try to unlearn ituntil it dawns on our hearts that if we live and act with pure intentwe do not need trust. - Cathrine Lødøen
You are free; you are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion, caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
I am in a state of peaceful happiness - Charmaine J. Forde
When we are honest about the limitations we are self imposing it becomes necessary to cry out with determination and state you’ve had enough of the mediocrity of stagnation. - Heidi Reagan
In proportion as you give the state power to do things for you, you give it power to do things to you. - Albert Jay Nock
What does ‘experience of the soul’ mean? It is a state of constant eternal bliss. - Dada Bhagwan
For most of us enlightenment is not a destination or graduation into a permanent higher state of consciousness, but a moment-by-moment experience constantly fluctuating between degrees of wholeness and limited consciousness. I like to call this enlightening-ment. - Jennifer Howard
Garbage, in its "worthless" state, is the primary fuel for creativity. - Yusuf A. Leinge
When one sees one’s own faults, he attains a state of an abode of Self-illuminated Bliss! - Dada Bhagwan
To observe life is not only to organize your internal and external life, but reach to the state, from where, without any effort, both your internal and external life, moves in synchronization. - Roshan Sharma
The idea that other perspectives exist may not be obvious to those who are in an emotional state of mind. - Nabil N. Jamal
To live in a state of liberty is not to live apart from law. It is, on the contrary, to live under the highest law, the only law that can really profit a man, the law which is consciously and deliberately imposed by himself on himself. - Auberon Herbert
You become a man not when you reach a certain age, but when you reach a certain state of mind. - Habeeb Akande
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called the common good. - Ayn Rand
A libertarian is someone who graduated from thinking that there are problems with the state to realizing that the state is the problem. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Your true world is your state of consciousness and awareness where your minds dwells and dances. - Debasish Mridha
Those vibrations that we created have indeed fall upon us. Only those acts that were done in the ignorant (Self unawareness) state, that has given us reactions. - Dada Bhagwan
wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the state - Socrates
I think there is a puritanical wind that is blowing. I have never seen such a lack of separation between church and state in America, I don’t believe in God, but if I did I would say that sex is a Godgiven right. Otherwise it’s the end of our species. - Kevin Bacon
Depression isn't a condition, it's a state of mind. - Gabriella Jording
As many opinions you bound about a person, if you let go of them, you will attain a natural state. For whomever and for whatever matter, you have bound opinions, those opinions will continue to sting you and when you let go of those opinions, you can become natural. - Dada Bhagwan
Surrealism is not a movement. It is a latent state of mind perceivable through the powers of dream and nightmare. - Salvador Dalí
Knowlege of God without knowledge of man's wretchedness leads to pride. Knowledge of man's wretchedness without knowledge of God leads to despair. Knowledge of Jesus Christ is the middle course, because by it we discover both God and our wretched state. - Blaise Pascal
We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast and very little from a state of things. - Sigmund Freud
Man's first expression, like his first dream, was an aesthetic one. Speech was a poetic outcry rather than a demand for communication. Original man, shouting his consonants, did so in yells of awe and anger at his tragic state, at his own self-awareness and at his own helplessness before the void. - Barnett Newman
This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease. - Robert F. Kennedy
Awakening into the God state makes all the perceptual limitations of the mind disappear, just like a bucket of muddy water turns crystal-clear once poured into the ocean. - Abhijit Naskar
A deep kiss can put you in an emotional state of coma, sometimes in a reckless vulnerability, we lose virginity and sanity, and maybe our bond of love becomes strong or weak. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be. - Anton Chekhov
That which never attains a state of non-principle [non-truth] is known as the principle. - Dada Bhagwan
Belief has the power to change your inner state and your outer world. - John Paul Warren
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happy hour, the long weekend, the all-inclusive island resort, the sunny beach vacation. Happiness is somewhere else, someplace with boat drinks, some secret, distant state of bliss which if they were given would bore them in minutes. - Geoffrey Wood
If the universe is made of information then, we are moving from a state of profound truth to a state of meaningless gibberish. - R.A.Delmonico
Personal Responsibility is the state of being the person who caused something to happen. - Sunday Adelaja
MAMMALIA, n.pl. A family of vertebrate animals whose females in a state of nature suckle their young, but when civilized and enlightened put them out to nurse, or use the bottle. - Ambrose Bierce
There is no point of relaying statistics on rape because for every figure given there are thousands missing, unreported. It is a shameful state we have created where a victim chooses to endure the pain and suffering, silenced by fear that judgment will come before justice. - Aysha Taryam
You can let go of all that stuff you thought was real when you know it's just a game. What a relief, what a state of grace that brings. - Jay Woodman
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
If God is so concerned about the state of truth in any society, I think that should begin to concern us as well. - Sunday Adelaja
Peace is our original state - Lao Tzu
The ruler cannot mobilize the army out of personal anger. The general cannot engage in battle because of personal frustration. Anger can revert to happiness, annoyance can revert to joy, but a vanquished state cannot be revived, the dead cannot be brought back to life.
Nothing can get spoilt as long the mind is steady, and when it becomes restless, it will spoil. God doesn’t give or take from anyone, but because God is in the permanent blissful state, all external actions will go well when one’s mind is steadied in Him. - Dada Bhagwan
Authentic happiness lies in your state of perspective and not all about the state of your income. Real happiness runs deep from within and does not just walk on shallow waters."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
age is a state of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter. - Satchel Paige
You must know that it is by the state of the lavatory that a family is judged. - Pope John XXIII
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life." - Paul Tillich
If the caterpillar could not see beyond his present state, he would never become a butterfly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole. - William S. Burroughs
Theory of public goods. Theory that if I take you euro (as an elected state government) and give fifty cents back... you will be happier and I will be satisfied. - Radovan Kavický
Let us banish fear. We have been in this mental state for three centuries. I am a radical. I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me. - Carter G. Woodson
Freedom is an absolute state, there is no such thing as being half-free. - Daniel Delgado F
War is a matter of vital importance to the State; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studied.
All humans are dead except those who have knowledge; and all those who have knowledge are asleep, except those who do good deeds;and those who do good deeds are deceived, except those who are sincere;and those who are sincere are always in a state of worry. (rahimullah) - Imam Shafi’i
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given "disease." The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
A functioning police state needs no police. - William S. Burroughs
I miss your silent stature, your avoided days of disaster, your present state of distress.I’m cinnamon, cloves and fire, you are the rested cedarwood of desire. - Coco J. Ginger
To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always has been alone, and any other social state is unthinkable. - Robert H. Baker
And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, in dimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end. - Pico Iyer
A state of war is not a blank check for the president when it comes to the rights of the nation's citizens. - Sandra Day O'Connor
Once the lotus of your inner divinity gets full-blown and you reach the mental state where all the religious giants of human history experienced the all-encompassing sense of godliness, the exuberance of the human mind turns infinite. - Abhijit Naskar
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. - Jawaharlal Nehru
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again. - Joseph Heller
There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
In your usual state of consciousness, there is a separate quale experience of everything you observe. But when you transcend into the domain of absolute divinity, all your qualia get mixed up. - Abhijit Naskar
Consciousness is a state of existence where subjects are aware of their surroundings and can respond to its demands according to internal and external perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion. - Thomas Hobbes
Our state of mind, our state of being, and our outlook on life is contagious. - Rob Martin
Don’t be the person who has an overflowing cup of knowledge but an inactive state of action. That serves no-one, that serves no purpose. - Tony Curl
Want To Be A Constant State Of Unconscious Mind To Know Myself. - venky Naidu
True happiness is a state of being,not one of doing or having. - Domonique Bertolucci
NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling. - H. L. Mencken
Entropy is the normal state of consciousness - a condition that is neither useful nor enjoyable. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Yet there be certain times in a young man’s life, when, through great sorrow or sin, all the boy in him is burnt and seared away so that he passes at one step to the more sorrowful state of manhood - Rudyard Kipling
Happiness is a state of activity. - Aristotle
Depression is state of deep anxiety. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A prince ... is only the first servant of the state, who is obliged to act with probity and prudence. ... As the sovereign is properly the head of a family of citizens, the father of his people, he ought on all occasions to be the last refuge of the unfortunate. - Frederick II of Prussia
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind - Napoleon Hill
I have learned that only the dead have a steady state of mind. - Abeer Allan
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one. - Plato
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Pegging your contentment to the overall state of the world rather than of your own life: the basis of morality, or a sort of madness? - Alain de Botton
Enlightenment is the unprogrammed state. - Jed McKenna
In the ignorant state, there is a ‘limit’ for good qualities, it is known as the self-pride. Self-serving pride (swa-maan) is the limit of virtues in the realm of ignorance. - Dada Bhagwan
Freedom can be a state of mind, a path built independently, and with freedom comes responsibility. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion. - Thomas Jefferson
Numbered are the daysof hunger stricken straysa woman's curving tastea paper police state. - Virginia Petrucci
There are two and only two ways that any economy can be organized. One is by freedom and voluntary choice—the way of the market. The other is by force and dictation—the way of the State. - Murray N. Rothbard
Today I was overwhelmed, Yesterday I was too. There’s a high probability that tomorrow will bring a few moments of the same. I know my state is because of my nature. Embrace your inner overachiever. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams
The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good. - Catherine Ponder
The man the state has put in place must have obedient hearing to his least command when it is right, and even when it's not. - Sophocles
MySchool not OurSchools. In the basic logic of policy, there is now no difference between Labor and Liberal/National parties. The unchallenged assumption of national and state policy is that whatever problem exists, market logic can fix it. - Raewyn Connell
Being --- a state that is open to life yet connected to this moment" Cinderella in Focus: Cindy's Secret - hlbalcomb
Solitude appeared to me as the only fit state of man. - Walter Benjamin
For thy sweet love remembr'd such wealth bringsThat then, I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
Decency...must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep. - Quentin Crisp
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny. - Thomas Jefferson
As long as this belief, ‘I am the doer’ is not gone, one has not yet attained an iota of exact religion. He is still in the auspicious-inauspicious [shubh-ashubh] state. - Dada Bhagwan
Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality. - Billy Graham
The real struggle for us is for the citizen to cease to be the property of the state. - Adam Michnik
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State. - Lenin
The state is the great ficticious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.
Conflict is not unavoidable. However, it is nonsensical to consider the institution of a state as a solution to the problem of possible conflict, because it is precisely the institution of a state which first makes conflict unavoidable and permanent. - Hans-Hermann Hoppe
The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
The best thing to do when someone is trying to argue with you is to repeatedly state "Stay Away" and video record the entire event. You may need that video for the police afterwords when the aggressor starts fabricating fantasies about the event. - Steven Magee
The Chilcot report is a revelation of injustice under the cloak of Aid. The Chilcot report is a sorry report on the current state of humanity. So the ultimate question here is what are we going to achieve out of the sorry reports when sorry has no meaning in action? - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. - John Locke
California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.
Depression is state of deep anxiety. It is better to pray about everything than worry about nothing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. - Joyce Brothers
Single is not a status of life. It's a state of mind. It's a matter of independence, wisdom and carefreeness. - Premchand Shetty
Nobody wants to fall into a safety net, because it means the structure in which they've been living is in a state of collapse and they have no choice but to tumble downwards. However, it beats the alternative. - Lemony Snicket
Happiness is a choice. Peace is a state of mind. Both are free! - Amy Leigh Mercree
The ultimate Truth is so simple. It is nothing more than being in the pristine state. This is all that need be said. till, it is a wonder that to teach this simple Truth there should come into being so many religions, creeds, methods and disputes among them and so on! Oh the pity! Oh the pity! - Ramana Maharshi
...the state of Virginia had turned down twenty-one thousand women for admission to state colleges in 1970 while not turning away a single man... - Meg Waite Clayton
To live entirely without a goal! I have glimpsed this state, and have often attained it, without managing to remain there: I am too weak for such happiness. - Emil Cioran
I can never do justice to the great feeling of amazement and encouragement I felt when, perhaps for the first time in American history, white citizens of a Southern state banded together to come to Selma and show their indignation about the injustices against the African-Americans. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state. - Kathleen Norris
Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. - Kurt Vonnegut
When the state itself is held to the same moral standards as everyone else, it dies. And that's a wonderful thing. - Jeffrey Tucker
Spirituality is to Religion, what Love is to Marriage. Spirituality is an emotional state of the mind, just like Love, while Religion on the other hand, is a social construct, quite like Marriage. - Abhijit Naskar
[Paul] has no intention to instruct the Christian community about the task and responsibility of government. His entire concern is with the responsibility of the Christian community towards the State. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Marx made theory... Lenin applied it with his sense of large-scale social organization... And Henry Ford made the work of the socialist state possible. - Diego Rivera
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. - Thomas Jefferson
Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo. - Robert Byrne
Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation. - Balroop Singh
I know death is coming, and I do not fear it. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. - Roger Ebert
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Age is a state of mind. - Ken Norton
The freedom of speech is worthless without the freedom of offensive speech. Goebbels and Himmler were for freedom of speech that was inoffensive to the state. - Noam Chomsky
The most powerful creative state to bring your desires into reality is by bring the conscious and subconscious into unison then keeping your heart and mind in perfect sync. - Steven Redhead
the fact that every people feel itself threatened by the others gives the state it's definite unifying powers; it depends upon the instinct of self-preservation of society itself; the latent external crisis enables it to get the upper hand in internal crises - Martin Buber
The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother's care, shall be in state institutions. - Karl Marx
The state is the soul of man enlarged under the microscope of history. - Will Durant
Angry obsessive thoughts about another weaken your state of mind and well being. If you must have revenge, then take it by choosing to be happy and let them go forever. - Gary Hopkins
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
Yet what use against the deceit of a state are the memories of a child? - Aminatta Forna
All your thoughts, imagination, feelings, emotions and sensation are part of the mechanical process that can be understood, at the state of self-realization. - Roshan Sharma
You can see ugliness or you can see beauty in the same thing - It just indicates your state of mind ~ - Ramana Pemmaraju
Observing Subjectively; Objecting subjection's intimately. The Sublime from the relaxed state of awe, hatches the state of beauty which flows through.As Above So Below,As Within So Without,The Monad of Experience. - Kevin John Kull
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
Lucid Dreaming is the ability of a brain to download the information of a possible futuristic state of an event from a Parallel Universe. - Vishwanath S J
Poverty is a state of the mind that was created as a result of unhealthy environmental factors. When you are surrounded with unhealthy environmental factors, you will think poorly, speak poorly, act and behave poorly. - Uzoma Nnadi
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Authentic joy is not a euphoric state or a feeling of being high. Rather, it is a state of appreciation that allows us to participate full in our lives. We train in the rejoicing in the good fortune of self and others. - Pema Chödrön
When in a negatively charged state, be careful about the decisions you make. - Karen Salmansohn
Silly is you in a natural state, and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again. - Mike Myers
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
On any given day, you will reach to the state of realization; you will never find any other God, except you. You are the God, you are searching for, either externally or internally. - Roshan Sharma
Socialists seem to think George Orwell’s 1984 is a suggestion, or at least are unashamed of mimicking the methods of the totalitarian state Orwell depicted. Libertarians know it to be a warning, and a government that micro-manages all aspects of humanity an intolerable reality. - A.E. Samaan
The anatomical juxtaposition of 2 orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. - Baruch Spinoza
One of the hallmarks of great men is that they never make us conscious of their presence, instead they dwelve into our unconscious state and transform into conscious being! - Ramana Pemmaraju
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. - Brian W. Aldiss
Command and obedience are but unfortunate necessities of human life: society in equality is its normal state. - John Stuart Mill
A free and prosperous society has no fear of anyone entering it. But a welfare state is scared to death of every poor person who tries to get in and every rich person who tries to get out. - Harry Browne
The quality of your thoughts and the state of your mind will define how happy you are as a person. Happiness in your life comes from the way you think! - Sanchita Pandey
No state, no government exists. What does in fact exist is a man, or a few men, in power over many men. - Rose Wilder Lane
IMPENITENCE, n. A state of mind intermediate in point of time between sin and punishment. - Ambrose Bierce
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
I believe the visionaries and true reflections of society will be rewarded after their lives. Those being rewarded now are giving the public what it needs now, usually applauding its current state and clearing consciences. - Hollace M. Metzger
People often speak of hell, not wanting to go there, avoiding it..etc. I never had that problem because hell is a state of mind. Look around you; rape, murder, wars, hatred, envy...my friend; you're already there!! - Sandra Chami Kassis
Happiness is a state of mind. It's just according to the way you look at things. - Walt Disney Company
A nation which expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, expects that which never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson
Surrender is not a weakness, but rather an empowering state of humility. - Bryant McGill
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.' - Aaron Copland
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce
All the world talks, knowledge or information, takes you nowhere unless it’s applied into life. It’s only the experience, which allows you to see, beyond the present state. - Roshan Sharma
No state has an inherent right to survive through conscript troops and in the long run no state ever has. Roman matrons used to say to their sons: "Come back with your shield, or on it." Later on, this custom declined. So did Rome.
My mind is in a state of constant rebellion. I believe that will always be so. - George Mallory
The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire. - D.H. Lawrence
It's possible to remain long in the state of deprivation if you are not aware you can escape it. Knowing what exists and who you are is enough to inform you to make ideal choices. - Israelmore Ayivor
First wrong by brow-beater abuses the body of law. And the revenge of brow-beaten announces that there is no law in state. Says Bhutta - M.K. Bhutta
I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it. - Mary Chase
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.
Hope is an emotional state in the absence of information. - John Iadarola
Happiness is a state of mind, not the condition we find. - Debasish Mridha
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. - Mahatma Gandhi
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual, crime. - Max Stirner
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
The state is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else. - Frédéric Bastiat
PRIMATE, n. The head of a church, especially a State church supported by involuntary contributions. The Primate of England is the Archbishop of Canterbury, an amiable old gentleman, who occupies Lambeth Palace when living and Westminster Abbey when dead. He is commonly dead. - Ambrose Bierce
California, the department store state. - Raymond Chandler
Happiness is not something you pursue, it is a state of mind and a feeling of positivity, within. - Amitav Chowdhury
Till the chit is in blissful state, the world does not come in one's remembrance (one forgets the world till that time). - Dada Bhagwan
It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. - Murray N. Rothbard
War made the state, and the state made war - Charles Tilly
Never make a decision while in the state of anger. - Abdullah II of Jordan
Ideology follows the money.""Governments don't protect people, people protect governments.""To accept the legitimacy of the state is to embrace the necessity for war. - Lawrence Samuels
Shame is a state of mind. - A.D. Posey
Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love - now you are love. - Osho
Happiness is not something we can find. Happiness is a state of being. It is a choice we make at any particular moment. It is a feeling we can choose without any reason. - Raphael Zernoff
Dreams aren't only an illusion to put you into a subconsciously pleasurable state of mind for the time being, but also a pathway to gain complete contentment. - Mehek Bassi
Anarchy is a state of society where the only government is reason. - Michael Schwab
The Second Amendment is timeless for our Founders grasped that self-defense is three-fold: every free individual must protect themselves against the evil will of the man, the mob and the state. - Tiffany Madison
Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation. - William H. Sheldon
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking... - Leo Tolstoy
Most gun control arguments miss the point. If all control boils fundamentally to force, how can one resist aggression without equal force? How can a truly free state exist if the individual citizen is enslaved to the forceful will of individual or organized aggressors? It cannot. - Tiffany Madison
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.
The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority. - Lord Acton
I have come to the realization that I have reached the age or mental state of the entering a room with thought in mind syndrome only to find the thought took a turn and went elsewhere...fortunately it wasn't a life or death issue... Sept 24, 2016... thinking about life - kjforce
Freedom is the natural state, acceptance of bonds is a choice we make. We prefer to accept loss of freedom to losing something much less valuable but which we are not willing to sacrifice. - R.N. Prasher
Every man is an author - an author of his state. - Ogwo David Emenike
When we understand that Peace is a state of mind we understand true Peace. - Tony Samara
We are now at risk of having a zombie democracy roaming around a one-party state. - Jeremy Corbyn
When the momentum of mindfulness is well developed, it works like a boomerang; even if we want to distract ourselves, the mind naturally rebounds to a state of awareness. - Joseph Goldstein
Infinite knowledge, infinite vision, infinite energy of the Soul is in the same state even today. The Soul has never been a sinner. The Soul is absolutely pure. - Dada Bhagwan
Peace is inside us, it's a natural state of mind;to find it, we create war, destroy the world like a blind. - Debasish Mridha
When I Find Myself in A Depressed State, I Try and Write to Feel Better. However, If Writing Doesn't Work, Then You Can Almost Always Catch Me Watching Cartoons on Television, Like Scooby-Dooby-Do or The Munster’s. Unfortunately, I Am Watching These Programs Nearly Every Day. - Chris Mentillo
The perfect state of creative bliss is having power (you are 50) and knowing nothing (you are 9). This assures an interesting and successful outcome. - Tibor Kalman
Happiness is not such an elusive thing to define: for most people, happiness is that state where you don’t want anything to change. - Clifford Cohen
The opinions of souls are their state of being. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You can recover from the state of shock. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. - Bruce Lee
With the notion that we can open up our world by opening our minds, realize that home is the land that is least explored, and that adventure is a notion not determined by location, but is ultimately a state of mind. - Forrest Curran
It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written. - Robert Hass
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
Intelligence is not knowledge, but it is a state of mind. - Debasish Mridha
i believe in the freedom of state where every people have to right develop their culture and maintain the democracy while two things are very essential justice and equality - Long Live Pakistan and Happy Independence Day - Avinash Advani
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion. - Ambrose Bierce
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. - Natalie Goldberg
The most painful state of living is remembering the future. - Soren Kierkegaard
We Neuroscientists have come a long way in proving that God is neither a Delusion nor an Almighty Being watching over life on Earth. God is the Event Horizon of Human Consciousness. I termed this state of attaining God, as 'Absolute Unity Qualia'. - Abhijit Naskar
REPROBATION, n. In theology, the state of a luckless mortal prenatally damned. The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation. - Ambrose Bierce
Whenever a person or agency has substantially more power than others, their behaviour are not democratic. and if in any circumstances their acts are not supervised then Power is always misused by certain people.Humanity is most important state and that is missing throughout world. - Vikram Singh Slathia
What is called true happiness? It is 'chit prasannta' (blissful state of chit). The person who has attained 'chit prasannta', he need not beg for anything in this world! - Dada Bhagwan
Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult. - Ann Radcliffe
It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship. - Stephen Richards
The law of nature is alternation for evermore. Each electrical state superinduces the opposite. The soul environs itself with friends, that it may enter into a grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season, that it may exalt its conversation or society. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your emotional state has a tremendous amount to do with sickness, health and well-being. For years, my husband and I lived on -- and because of -- hope. Hope continues to give me the mental strength to carry on. - Dana Reeve
The very desire to be certain,to be secure,is the beginning of bondage.It's only when the mind is not caught in the net of certainty,and is not seeking certainty, that it is in a state of discovery. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
An unholy altered state of mindStalking with intent from behindThe needless lonely empty timeThat’s filled my life- that’s so unkind - Vin Romano
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. - Groucho Marx
Well, spring sprang. We've had our state of grace and our little gift of sanctioned madness, courtesy of Mother Nature. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal. - David Assael
Life is in a constant state of change and by evolving in the present with change - - Matthew Donnelly
On page 607, alluding to the end of my first marriage (and carefully remembering to state that that's none of his business), he very sweetly says that I 'might leave a wife, but not a friend.' Nice try. Neat smear. But he shouldn't be so sure.... - Christopher Hitchens
My home will never be a place, but a state of mind, which I find through my music. - Charlotte Eriksson
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes... Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
Your ideas about possession must increase until you get to a state of full possession of the land, city and nation - Sunday Adelaja
Success is never a place or position but a new state of self-realization. - Debasish Mridha
The state is nothing but an instrument of oppression of one class by another--no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. - Friedrich Engels
Merry hearts are vulnerable to death, don't be over-joyed to the state of oblivion, lest the enemy poison your meal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It would be great if a person could state with indisputable facts & figures as how many people have ever got a job or a business opportunity by liking an online thought/post of a rich businessperson. - Anuj Somany
The spirit of man is not a created being; it existed from eternity and will exist to eternity. Anything created cannot be eternal; and earth, water, ect., had their existence in an elementary state, from eternity." ~Joseph Smith, Jr., 2 July 1839 - Documentary History of the Church 3:387 - Joseph Smith Jr.
It is a State of Mind... and am the president - ken carlson N
COMFORT, n. A state of mind produced by contemplation of a neighbor's uneasiness. - Ambrose Bierce
The people are that part of the state that does now know what it wants.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
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
Everything in ...nature, is descended out that which is eternal, and stands as a. ..visible outbirth of it, so when we know how to separate out the grossness, death, and darkness. ..from it, we find. ..it in its eternal state. - William Law
Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it. - Niccolo Machiavelli
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
In today's world, no State, however powerful, can protect itself on its own. Likewise, no country, weak or strong, can realize prosperity in a vacuum.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. - Ayn Rand
The world has come to such a state that one can no longer find anyone who does good. - Girolamo Savonarola
A nanny state is hostile to liberty. Any attempt to institute or continue it should be opposed, root and branch. Government intervention is never the solution; it is always part of the problem. - Laurence M. Vance
To me, Hell isn’t a place; it’s a state of mind. It is a psychological self-imprisonment in which fear is the warden. It is a result of not living in alignment with your goals, dreams, and purpose. It is to find yourself in the endless emotional agony of, What if? - Steve Maraboli
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness. - Eckhart Tolle
Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why /but the editorialists forget it /terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking. - John Berger
Attachment-abhorrence is the foundation for the worldly life and the foundation for ‘Knowledge’ is a state free of all attachments (vitragta). - Dada Bhagwan
The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable. - Robert Henri
Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power" <-- This is a fake quote, it appears in none of the writings or recorded speeches of Mussolini.― - Benito Mussolini
While watching the current state of America, I have concluded we should welcome the truth no matter how it arrives and justice no matter who or what it affects. When we don't, we become a vessel of mendacity and hypocrisy. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The human has genetic adaptation to natural electromagnetic radiation. Increasing, reducing or removing the natural radiation exposures results in a sickened human that may progress onto a diseased state. - Steven Magee
To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law. - Charles de Montesquieu
Wisdom is a state of stability and unconcern. It is a balanced confidence based on stable reasons. Wisdom is not a talent or power sourced at your birth. It is the power of ruling over all the other powers you have born with. - Alper Mazun
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