Quotation Explorer - 'Strict'

To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
The void is 'not-being,' and no part of 'what is' is a 'not-being,'; for what 'is' in the strict sense of the term is an absolute plenum. This plenum, however, is not 'one': on the contrary, it is a 'many' infinite in number and invisible owing to the minuteness of their bulk. - Aristotle
Education delivered by a strict councellor, and recieved with great pains would never brighten the future of any student. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Every strict progression of an uncertain event is cease of movement in time and a birth of new space. - Vishwanath S J
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
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers. - Epicurus
All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot. - George Bernard Shaw
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. - Abraham Lincoln
I don't think it really matters whether parents are strict or lenient, as long as they're consistent. Kids can live with more or less any set of rules so long as they know what they are. It's arbitrary tyranny that gets them mixed up. - Ken Follett
The paradox of education is that any man only educated by others is an uneducated man; without self-education you cannot be educated one in strict sense of this term. - Elmar Hussein
Almost all reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution. - Ulysses S. Grant
Religiously strict people, who judge themselves without mercy, are also those who have most often spoken ill of mankind in general.
People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff. - Steven Moffat
Nine-tenths of all artistic creation derives its basic energy from the engine of repression and sublimation, and well beyond the strict Freudian definition of those terms. attended new College in Oxford. You might like to see my collection of Oxford trees at Rob's Bookshop. - John Fowles
I wish there were strict laws to stop people from corrupting other people's mind with their negativity thus influencing them to form biased opinion of someone, some situation or overall way of living. - Arti Honrao
brave love, dreamnot of staunching such strict flame, but come,lean to my wound; burn on, burn on. - Sylvia Plath
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it. - Clint Eastwood
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