Quotation Explorer - 'Submission'

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. - Bertrand Russell
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;No wisdom but in submission to the gods.Big words are always punished,And proud men in old age learn to be wise. - Sophocles
Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgment of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you're going to do about it. - Kathleen Casey Theisen
If you remove Al Sharpton’s blackness, he disappears. He’s transparent. There’s nothing there because he bases his whole life on his blackness. Me, I’m a black man; but my blackness has submission to my Christianity. - Ken Hutcherson
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. - John F. Kennedy
Submission to what people call their 'lot' is simply ignoble. If your lot makes you cry and be wretched, get rid of it and take another. - Elizabeth von Arnim
If a believer demands that I, as a nonbeliever, observe his taboos in the public domain, he is not asking for my respect, but for my submission. - Flemming Rose
…the gavel became an extension of his arm and he used it to bludgeon the court into submission. - William Deihl
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority. - Stanley Milgram
No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn't in submission to God! - T.D. Jakes
Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances—it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life. - Elizabeth George
Sensuality is beautiful, and dominance and submission in the right context is a passionate art. A muse which ignites the flame of femininity, enrapturing both partners in complete euphoria, magnifying both the masculine and the feminine in one tantalizing unit. - Sai Marie Johnson
REFERENDUM, n. A law for submission of proposed legislation to a popular vote to learn the nonsensus of public opinion. - Ambrose Bierce
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways. - Bertrand Russell
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
When the early Church recited the Apostles Creed, it was simultaneously their greatest act of rebellion, and their greatest act of submission. - Matt Chandler
I am pessimistic about the human race because it is too ingenious for its own good. Our approach to nature is to beat it into submission. We would stand a better chance of survival if we accommodated ourselves to this planet and viewed it appreciatively, instead of skeptically and dictatorially. - E.B. White
a leadership is a position of action process of abolition,completion of mission,over come oppositionand submission of duties - akhil aravind
Submission is not in the bowing of heads or knees but in the humbling of your whole being (spirit, soul and body) - Ikechukwu Izuakor
We might give God our tithing, our material possessions, even our time and talents, but those are not really ours to begin with. They are gifts on loan. What is ours is the only genuine sacrifice we can lay on the altar—total submission. - Toni Sorenson
A writer who can't follow submission guidelines is like a pilot without a plane... ain't gonna get very far! - Jo Linsdell
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