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I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages
young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I
have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men
whom he had at various times killed.
- Buffalo Bill

The peace movement is a great force for peace.
Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out
their aggressions through the peace movement.
- John McCarthy

It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome
but if that is all we ever were,
we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
- John Steinbeck

 

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

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People who are in a fortunate position always attribute
virtue to what makes them so happy.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single
cause that which is the product of several,
and the majority of our controversies come from that.
- Marcus Aurelius

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
- Florence Nightingale

I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss
to being in the infantry in World War II.
It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
- George Kennedy

The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute,
transforming everything into a brave new world,
but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
- Arthur Erickson

Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
- Spider Robinson

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw.
All I am I owe to my mother.
I attribute all my success in life to the moral,
intellectual and physical education I received from her.
- George Washington

When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as
to what they attribute their success to.
It is usually the same: persistence,
hard work and hiring good people.
- Kiana Tom

But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and
it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
- Ralph A. Cram

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work.
There really is no substitute for working hard.
- Maria Bartiromo

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth,
I attribute in a large degree the success that was
mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
- Major Taylor

No attribute of God is more dreadful to sinners than His holiness.
- Matthew Henry

A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state,
because of our location.
I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made.
- Sarah Palin

I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game.
I have always been a serious student of umpiring.
I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning.
- Jim Evans

I argued that I didn't have any of the attributes to pose for cheesecake.
I said I would have to make good on my acting ability,
which was the only attribute I could offer.
- Teresa Wright

There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils
that man does of his own free will.
- Agatha Christie

The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the
errors and fanaticism of human beings.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature;
to be so to the utmost of our abilities,
is the glory of man.
- Joseph Addison

Every form is a base for colour, every colour is the attribute of a form.
- Victor Vasarely

Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute.
No more.
- Linda Chavez

We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
- Charles Kuralt

We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which
is achieved without either.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Living in a tower, however secure it may feel,
is hardly a social attribute.
- Dirk Bogarde

My best attribute is knowing when not to answer stupid questions.
- Gina Gershon

As a person who is not confrontational by disposition
I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.
- John Hall

Once, power was considered a masculine attribute.
In fact, power has no sex.
- Katharine Graham

Most of the good executives do pretty well.
Because to be a good executive you have to be strong,
and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about -
courage.
- John Milius

Somebody said to me this morning, 'To what do you attribute
your longevity?' I don't know.
I mean, I couldn't have planned my life out better.
By all accounts I should be dead!
The abuse I put my body through: the drugs,
the alcohol, the lifestyle I've lived the last 30 years!
- Ozzy Osbourne

Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes
you feel most deeply and vitally alive,
along with which comes the inner voice which says,
'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude,
follow it.
- James Truslow Adams

I attribute the little I know to my not having been
ashamed to ask for information,
and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions
of men on those topics that form their own peculiar
professions and pursuits.
- John Locke

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature
either beauty or deformity,
order or confusion.
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly,
well-ordered or confused.
- Baruch Spinoza

From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction,
from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are
and everything we have comes from one attribute of man -
the function of his reasoning mind.
- Ayn Rand

The Times has much less power than you think.
I believe we attribute power to the media generally
that it simply doesn't have.
It's very convenient to blame the media,
the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society.
- Michael Pollan

The essential attribute of a new sense is,
not the perception of external objects or influences
which ordinarily do not act upon the senses,
but that external causes should excite in it a new
and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the
sensations of our five senses.
- Johannes P. Muller

Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be
difficult to contest or discover,
do not want to attribute any value to works,
and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification.
- Michael Servetus

I attribute my entire football career,
as far as getting me started, getting me interested,
keeping me that way was my father.
He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy.
- Bob Lilly

The object of man's worship, whatever it be,
will naturally be his standard of perfection.
He clothes it with every attribute, belonging,
in his view, to a perfect character;
and this character he himself endeavors to attain.
- Simon Greenleaf

When I started writing a business column 15 years ago,
I knew I'd found the perfect job for myself.
As a columnist I could pick my own topic,
do my own analysis, say what I wanted to say and attribute it to myself.
Best of all, I could write in my own voice.
- Allan Sloan

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Where love is, there God is also.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others,
but it also becomes richer and happier.
- Albert Schweitzer

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Careers and relationships also have their cycles
of birth, growth, and death -
to be followed by rebirth and the renewal of the cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you ever hugged a tree?
Hug a tree, and one day you will come to know
that it is not only that
you have hugged the tree
but that the tree also responds,
the tree also hugs you.
- Osho

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Words are also actions,
and actions are a kind of words.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung


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