Quotation Explorer - 'Subjects'

The host took care to produce one or another of these whenever the current subjects seemed about used up, so that the conversation gathered new life and at the same time steered clear of political arguments, which are hindersome to both ingestion and digestion. - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. - Aristotle
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
We are not subjects of an autocratic King, but are citizens of the country contributing to the advancement of our people who pay taxes out of their hard earned income. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Government today is growing too strong to be safe. There are no longer any citizens in the world there are only subjects. They work day in and day out for their masters they are bound to die for their masters at call. Out of this working and dying they tend to get less and less. - H.L. Mencken
What we're learning in our schools is not the wisdom of life. We're learning technologies, we're getting information. There's a curious reluctance on the part of faculties to indicate the life values of their subjects. - Joseph Campbell
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes, twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
The teachers want we to be perfect (Nobody is perfect, perfection doesn't exist) - if it exists what's the purpose we to be on this planet when we are not perfect?However in some subjects it's not quite, it's not possible to focus and get a better grade than this! - Deyth Banger
It isn't the subjects we write about but the seriousness and subtlety of our expression that determines the worth of or effort. - Joyce Carol Oates
Current utility and historical origin are different subjects. - Stephen Jay Gould
Writers do not find subjects; subjects find them. - Elizabeth Bowen
Shall I faint, now that I have poured out the spirit of my mind to the world, and treated many subjects with truth, with freedom, with power, because I have been followed with one cry of abuse ever since for not being a Government tool? - William Hazlitt
Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. - Pythagoras
The sportification process of bodily practices of certain society, generates new physical manifestations, essentially different, which will help in another process: the indoctrination of subjects with capital values. And this process happens in the dark, without people having consciousness of it. - Lucas Soares Adriano
Science/horror/Non-Fiction/Technology/Music/Games/Space... these are the subjects of future. The other again will develop but not with such speed like these here. - Deyth Banger
Taxation is theft, purely and simply even though it is theft on a grand and colossal scale which no acknowledged criminals could hope to match. It is a compulsory seizure of the property of the State’s inhabitants, or subjects. - Murray N. Rothbard
More focus has been placed on these subjects through human history than on anything else—mystery and mysticism, God, imagination, intuition, the nature of relationships, human purpose, happiness and salvation… - Darrell Calkins
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom. - Hugo De Groot
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
Think of a world where Detachment, Gratitude and Empathy were subjects included in every grade school’s curriculum. A new generation would emerge with an attitude of peace, contentment and an overall appreciation for everything and everyone - Gary Hopkins
The topics we learn from our four core subjects during our childhood and adolescent stage of our lives help us to understand the norms of common knowledge and take pride of our citizenship. - Saaif Alam
I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them. - Titus Livius
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible. - Albert Einstein
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
(The subjects of What Should I Do With The Rest Of My Life) "have convinced me that past failing can as easily prove preparatory as predictive. Age does not of itself limit on enable us. The choice is ours. - Bruce Frankel
Engineering is not only study of 45 subjects but it is moral studies of intellectual life. - Prakhar Srivastav
We live in a day of abounding vagueness and indistinctness on doctrinal subjects in religion. Now, if ever, it is the duty of all advocates of clear, well-defined, sharply-cut theology, to supply proof that their views are thoroughly borne out by Scripture. - J.C. Ryle
It was considered at the time a striking proof of virtue in the young king that he was sorry for his father's death;but, as common subjects have that virtue too, sometimes, we will say no more about it. - Charles Dickens
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
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
To talk of humans as 'transcendent' is not to ascribe to them spiritual properties. It is, rather, to recognize that as subjects we have the ability to transform our selves, our natures, our world—an ability denied to any other physical being. - Kenan Malik
There is something fascinatingly awkward about an author photo. I'm drawn to those glossy shots in the back of books, mostly because the subjects never look happy to be there. - Pamela Ribon
No rules for the rulers is tyranny for the subjects. Freedom for politicians is enslavement for citizens. - Stefan Molyneux
You know everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. - Will Rogers
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. - Will Rogers
At the cross, Jesus subjects himself to disability, and his resurrected body continues to bear his scars as a sign of God's solidarity with humanity. - Thomas E. Reynolds
If you were subjects of Maleldil you would have peace. - C.S. Lewis
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art. - Susan Sontag
Even subjects that are known are known only to a few - Aristotle
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
I’m sure there are people who are content to run errands and report for work on time and wait, with an enlivening eagerness, for the lunch bell. I wish them well. They have, however, never been the subjects of novels, and in all likelihood, will never be. - Michael Cunningham
The teacher who does not demand effort of his students does not educate - he merely extends ignorance to new subjects.
The author relates George Bernard Shaw's sentiments that polite conversation excludes the only two subjects that matter, religion and politics. - Lyle Wesley Dorsett
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
Everybody is ignorant, Just on different subjects. - Will Rogers
Philosophy and the subjects known as 'humanities' are still taught almost as if Darwin had never lived. No doubt this will change in time.
To me art means power to sway people not with my words but with a mere picture. Art means expression, not my own but of the subjects. Art means truth; because when you see a picture you see all that is real. Art is exposure, showing things in a way they haven’t been seen before. - CV
The boring thing with taking a walk with someone is that your thoughts are then dictated by the subject or subjects of your conversation; and that is made worse by the fact that most sane people are terrified of silence whenever they are with or near someone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The longer the trial to which God subjects you, the greater the goodness in comforting you during the time of the trial and in the exaltation after the combat. - Padre Pio
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
When a person loses his purpose, he subjects himself to a free fall. - Sunday Adelaja
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
Often we don't notice the stringent rules to which our culture subjects us. - Sara Sheridan
God’s justice in the one, and his goodness in the other, is exercised for evermore, as the everlasting subjects of his reward and punishment. - Sir Walter Raleigh.
If a nation is ruled by two kings, both the kings and their subjects will perish.
You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects. - Will Rogers
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, 'I wish I had bought stock in it.' Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it. - Jay Leno
It is also in the interests of the tyrant to make his subjects poor... the people are so occupied with their daily tasks that they have no time for plotting. - Aristotle
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