Index, bigindex

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classes ::: the_Subject, things, class, main, map, knowledge, select,
children ::: subjects (by alpha), subjects (major), subjects (old)
branches ::: subjects

Instances, Classes, See Also, Object in Names
Definitions, . Quotes . - . Chapters .

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2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body
CHAPTER 31 - Continues the same subject. Explains what is meant by the Prayer
CHAPTER 34 - Continues the same subject. This is very suitable for reading after
CHAPTER 39 - Continues the same subject and gives counsels concerning
subjects (by alpha)
subjects (major)
subjects (old)
the Subject

--- DICTIONARIES (in Dictionaries, in Quotes, in Chapters)

subject ::: n. 1. One who is under the rule of another or others, especially one who owes allegiance to a government or ruler. subject’s, subjects. *adj. 2. Fig.* Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of something or someone.

subjected ::: brought under domination, control, or influence.

subjection’s ::: of dominance or control

subjective ::: 1. Existing in the mind; belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object of thought (opposed to objective). 2. Relating to or of the nature of an object as it is known in the mind as distinct from a thing in itself.

SUBJECTIVE. ::: Subjective docs not mean false. It only means that the Truth is experienced within, but it has not yet taken hold of the dynamic relation with the outside existence.

subjective ::: 1. Pertaining to the interior of an individual, or the Upper-Left quadrant. Examples of subjective phenomena include thoughts, feelings, and visions. 2. Pertaining to the Left-Hand path, in general. 3. Pertaining to 1-p, in general.

subjective half (of the fifth catus.t.aya) — Kr.s.n.a and Kālı̄, the first two members of the karma catus.t.aya. subjective k kama

Subjective Reality ::: The perception of reality made by an individual that may be different from the perception made by another person.

Subject Matching ::: A method of reducing bias in a sample of subjects by matching specific criteria of the sample to the true characteristics of the population. (Example: If the population is 60% female then 60% of the subjects in the sample should also be female)

Subjective Idealism: Sometimes referred to as psychological idealism or subjectivism. The doctrine of knowledge that the world exists only for the mind. The only world we know is the-world-we-know shut up in the realm of ideas. To be is to be perceived: esse est percipi. This famous doctrine (classically expressed by Bishop Berkeley, 1685-1753) became the cornerstone of modern metaphysical idealism. Recent idealists tend to minimize its significance for metaphysics. -- V.F.

Subjective rightness: An action is subjectively right if it is done in the belief that it is objectively right. See Objective rightness. -- W.F.K.

Subjectivism: a) In Epistemology: The restriction of knowledge to the knowing subject and its sensory, affective ind volitional states and to such external realities as may be inferred from the mind's subjective states. See Solipsism, Ego-centric Predicament.

Subjectivism, epistemological: Doctrine contending that every object apprehended is created, constructed by the apprehender. (Montague). -- H.H.

In {subject-oriented programming}, a subject is
a collection of {classes} or class fragments whose {class
hierarchy} models its domain in its own, subjective way. A
subject may be a complete application in itself, or it may be
an incomplete fragment that must be composed with other
subjects to produce a complete application. Subject
composition combines class hierarchies to produce new subjects
that incorporate functionality from existing subjects.

subject index
An information resource that contains
references to other resources, categorised by subject, usually
in a {hierarchy}.
{Yahoo} is the most popular {Internet} subject index. Like
most {other subject indices
Yahoo is arranged {ontologically}.
Subject indices are not to be confused with {search engines},
which are based not on subject, but instead on {relevance},
although (1) this difference is often (possibly rightly)
hidden from the unsophisticated user, and (2) future
integration of {knowledge representation} into relevance
ranking {algorithms} will make this a hazy distinction.

subject-oriented programming
Program composition that supports building
{object-oriented} systems as compositions of {subjects},
extending systems by composing them with new subjects, and
integrating systems by composing them with one another
(perhaps with {glue} or adapter subjects).
The flexibility of subject composition introduces novel
opportunities for developing and modularising object-oriented
programs. Subject-oriented programming-in-the-large involves
dividing a system into subjects and writing rules to compose
them correctly. It complements {object-oriented programming},
solving a number of problems that arise when OOP is used to
develop large systems or suites of interoperating or
integrated applications.
{IBM subject-oriented programming

Subjective idealism denies the existence of objective reality altogether, except perhaps as illusory, as for instance in the views of Berkeley. Objective idealism, such as the system of Schelling, recognizes the existence of objective worlds while regarding the ideal world as the primary production and paramount: the external world has a relative and temporary or mayavi reality. This latter view is the only strictly logical one; for if we annihilate the object, we must thereby annihilate the subject also, these two terms having no meaning except relatively to each other. In any theory of knowledge, there must be knower and thing known; and the latter is objective to the former. Absolute idealism logically is as unthinkable as is absolute materialism. See also MAYA

Subjectivity Subjective and objective are interdependent, having meaning only in relation to each other. Subjective is said to apply to whatever is referred to the thinking subject, the ego; objective to whatever belongs to the object of thought, the non-ego. Subjective and objective express a relation between the act of perception and the object perceived. To some extent the two words correspond to mind and matter, but parts of mind itself may become objects of some higher perceptive subject. Modern idealists say that the cooperation of subject and object results in the sense object or phenomenon, but this does not hold good on all other planes than that of the physical senses. Subject and object, however, are contrasted on every plane, and this contrast represents the experience of the perceiving ego. But the peak of omniscience, or knowledge of things in themselves, is not reached until the duality or contrast of subject and object vanishes into unity (SD 1:329, 320).

subject of Abraham “entertaining angels un¬

subject to the overlordship of God. Angromainyus

SUBJECTIVE—Such processes as seem to have psychical characteristics, but are not attended by consciousness.

subject index ::: (information science) An information resource that contains references to other resources, categorised by subject, usually in a hierarchy.Yahoo is the most popular Internet subject index. Like most , Yahoo is arranged ontologically.Subject indices are not to be confused with search engines, which are based not on subject, but instead on relevance, although (1) this difference is often integration of knowledge representation into relevance ranking algorithms will make this a hazy distinction. (1997-04-09)

subject-oriented programming ::: (programming) Program composition that supports building object-oriented systems as compositions of subjects, extending systems by composing them with new subjects, and integrating systems by composing them with one another (perhaps with glue or adapter subjects).The flexibility of subject composition introduces novel opportunities for developing and modularising object-oriented programs. Subject-oriented solving a number of problems that arise when OOP is used to develop large systems or suites of interoperating or integrated applications. . (1999-08-31)

subject ::: (programming) In subject-oriented programming, a subject is a collection of classes or class fragments whose class hierarchy models its domain in its produce a complete application. Subject composition combines class hierarchies to produce new subjects that incorporate functionality from existing subjects. (1999-08-31)

Subjective_probability ::: is a type of probability derived from an individual's personal judgment about whether a specific outcome is likely to occur. It contains no formal calculations and only reflects the subject's opinions and past experience. Subjective probabilities differ from person to person, and contains a high degree of personal bias.  BREAKING DOWN 'Subjective Probability'  An example of subjective probability is asking New York Yankees fans, before the baseball season starts, about the chances of New York winning the World Series. While there is no absolute mathematical proof behind the answer to the example, fans might still reply in actual percentage terms, such as the Yankees having a 25% chance of winning the World Series.  Subjective probability is highly flexible, even in terms of one individual’s belief. While an individual may believe the chance of a specified event occurring is 25%, they could have a different belief when given a specific range from which to choose, such as 25% to 30%. This can occur even if no additional hard data is behind the change.

subject matter: The issue or topic that is the focus of a discussion or text.

subjective probability: An interpretation to probability that the given (known) information in corresponds to belief of the observer.

subjective: a subjective assessment is one that is based on criteria that exist only or principally in the assessor. Two subjective assessors assessing the same item might differ widely in their assessment.

SUBJECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS That limited consciousness which experiences only itself, thus not the matter and motion aspects in its world. Man&

SUBJECTIVE WORLDS, KINDS OF MATTER etc. (B.) A further confusion of ideas has been caused by terming the material reality invisible to the normal individual subjective, as opposed to the visible reality as objective. There is no subjective matter. Just the first apprehension of matter is subjective. Everything that belongs to the consciousness aspect is subjective, everything that belongs to the matter aspect is objective. 2.62.12

SUBJECTIVISM Consistent subjectivism leads to complete disorientation in existence, sovereign arbitrariness, lack of principle, and irresponsibility. K 5.37.1

Attempting to explain external, objective, material reality by sense perceptions is typical of the modern subjectivists, whether they call themselves psychologicists of logicists.

To doubt the existence of the external world, or that we can apprehend it as it is in its given physical reality, is to doubt one's own common sense and all correct apprehension of reality. K 5.43.6,8

subjective ::: 1. Pertaining to the interior of an individual, or the Upper-Left quadrant. Examples of subjective phenomena include thoughts, feelings, and visions. 2. Pertaining to the Left-Hand path, in general. 3. Pertaining to 1-p, in general.

SUBJECTIVE. ::: Subjective docs not mean false. It only means that the Truth is experienced within, but it has not yet taken hold of the dynamic relation with the outside existence.

subject ::: n. 1. One who is under the rule of another or others, especially one who owes allegiance to a government or ruler. subject’s, subjects. *adj. 2. Fig.* Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of something or someone.

subjected ::: brought under domination, control, or influence.

subjection’s ::: of dominance or control

subjective ::: 1. Existing in the mind; belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object of thought (opposed to objective). 2. Relating to or of the nature of an object as it is known in the mind as distinct from a thing in itself.

subjective half (of the fifth catus.t.aya) — Kr.s.n.a and Kālı̄, the first two members of the karma catus.t.aya. subjective k kama

subjective idealism ::: A philosophy in which human experiences are based on perceptions.

subjectivism ::: A doctrine that associates objects with subjective experience rather than independent existence.

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1:The subject of one stage becomes the object of the subject of the next stage. ~ Ken Wilber,
2:It is a fine thing when a man who thoroughly understands a subject is unwilling to open his mouth. ~ Yoshida Kenko,
3:Mikasa Ackerman. A master of all subjects and widely considered one of the best in our history. ~ Attack On Titan,
4:The Great Work will then form the subject of the design. ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA Book 4,
5:Yoga demands mastery over the nature, not subjection to the nature. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters on Yoga - IV Desire,
6:For a subject people there is no royal road to emancipation. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Bande Mataram - I The Leverage of Faith,
7:Knowledge and Ignorance are in their nature subjective. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters on Yoga - III Inner Experience and Outer Life,
8:The highest heavens of the cosmic plan are subject to a return to rebirth. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Essays on the Gita 2.03 - The Supreme Divine,
9:Freedom and not a skilful subjection is the true means of mastery. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 0.02 - The Three Steps of Nature,
10:The objective is created as a ground of manifestation for the subjective. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine 2.15 - Reality and the Integral Knowledge,
11:(Darshan Message) Sri Aurobindo's message is an immortal sunlight radiating over the future. 15 August 1972 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother I ,
12:To perish is better for man or for nationNobly in battle, nor end disgraced by disease or subjection. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems 5.1.01 - Ilion,
13:Desire is the badge of subjection with its attendant discord and suffering. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Isha Upanishad: The Inhabiting Godhead Life and Action,
14:Difficult is union with God when the self is not under governance; but when the self is well-subjected, there are means to come by it. ~ Bhagavad Gita XI. 38,
15:Accurate reading on a wide range of subjects makes the scholar; careful selection of the better makes the saint. ~ John of Salisbury, Bishop of Chartres ,
16:By right knowledge put steadily into practice liberation comes inevitably. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
17:By studying carefully what Sri Aurobindo has said on all subjects one can easily reach a complete knowledge of the things of this world. ~ The Mother, On Education ,
18:The entire conquest of the body comes in fact by the conquest of the physical life-energy. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
19:The subjective and the objective truth of things are both real, they are two sides of the same Reality. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine 2.15 - Reality and the Integral Knowledge,
20:Eternal Presence [facsimile] Sri Aurobindo is constantly among us and reveals himself to those who are ready to see and hear him. 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother I ,
21:A subject nation does not prepare itself by gradual progress for liberty; it opens by liberty its way to rapid progress. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Early Cultural Writings Bal Gangadhar Tilak,
22:The material world and the physical life exist for us only by virtue of our internal self and our internal life. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Kena and Other Upanishads The Subject of the Upanishad,
23:Practice is the act of rehearsing a behavior over and over, or engaging in an activity again and again, for the purpose of improving or mastering it, as in the phrase practice makes perfect. ~ ,
24:As I take up my pen I feel myself so full, so equal to my subject, and see my book so clearly before me in embryo, I would almost like to try to say it all in a single word. ~ Georg C Lichtenberg,
25:The fear of death and the aversion to bodily cessation are the stigma left by his animal origin on the human being. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
26:The fault of our nature is first an inert subjection to the impacts of things as they come in upon the mind pell-mell without order or control. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.04 - Concentration,
27: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,
28:The dissolution of the subject organisation into a disorganised crowd is the inevitable working of an alien despotism. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Bande Mataram - I Shall India Be Free? - Unity and British Rule,
29:No one can become really educated without having pursued some study in which he took no interest--for it is a part of education to learn to interest ourselves in subjects for which we have no aptitude. ~ T S Eliot,
30:Knowledge is as infinite as the stars in the sky. There is no end to all of the subjects that one could study. It is better to immediately get their essence - The unchanging fortress of pure awareness. ~ Longchenpa,
31:Knowledge is as infinite as the stars in the sky. There is no end to all of the subjects that one could study. It is better to immediately get their essence - The unchanging fortress of pure awareness. ~ Longchenpa,
32:Knowledge is as infinite as the stars in the sky. There is no end to all of the subjects that one could study. It is better to immediately get their essence - The unchanging fortress of pure awareness. ~ Longchenpa,
33:The attempt to diminish the subjective view to the vanishing-point so as to get an accurate presentation is proper to science, not to poetry. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Future Poetry Poetic Vision and the Mantra,
34:The seeker of the integral state of knowledge must be free from attachment to action and equally free from attachment to inaction. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
35:And when no subject is given, is it enough to concentrate on your Presence in the heart-centre? Should we avoid a formulated prayer? Yes, concentration on the Presence is enough. ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother II ,
36:Our subjective being is the basis of our objective experience, and it is not probable that only its physical objectivisations are true and the rest unreliable. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine 2.21 - The Order of the Worlds,
37:We have in all functionings of the mentality four elements, the object of mental consciousness, the act of mental consciousness, the occasion and the subject. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine Memory,
38:The more the schemata are differentiated, the smaller the gap between the new and the familiar becomes, so that novelty, instead of constituting an annoyance avoided by the subject, becomes a problem and invites searching. ~ Jean Piaget,
39:It is not by books that Sri Aurobindo ought to be studied but by subjects - what he has said on the Divine, on Unity, on religion, on evolution, on education, on self-perfection, on supermind, etc., etc. ~ The Mother, On Education 205,
40:Instead of trying to produce a programme to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to produce one which simulates the child's? If this were then subjected to an appropriate course of education one would obtain the adult brain. ~ Alan Turing,
41:8. Here proclaim which is he, O Fire, what demon-sorcerer, who is the doer of this deed? To him do violence with thy blaze, O youthful god, subject him to the eye of thy divine vision. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Hymns To The Mystic Fire 2 - Other Hymns,
42:An imprisoned person with no other book than the Tarot, if he knew how to use it, could in a few years acquire Universal Knowledge Gnosis, and would be able to speak on all subjects with unequaled learning and inexhaustible eloquence. ~ Eliphas Levi,
43:No knowledge can be true knowledge which subjects itself to the senses or uses them otherwise than as first indices whose data have constantly to be corrected and overpassed. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.03 - The Purified Understanding,
44:(Examples of subjects for meditation) New birth. Birth to a new consciousness. The psychic consciousness. How to awaken in the body the aspiration for the Divine. The ill-effects of uncontrolled speech. ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother II ,
45:The highest truth is daiji, translated as dai jiki in Chinese scriptures. This is the subject of the question the emperor asked Bodhidharma: "What is the First Principle?" Bodhidharma said, "I don't know." "I don't know" is the First Principle. ~ Shunryu Suzuki,
46:He affirms the limitation implied by his devotion to the Great Work. He no longer wanders about aimlessly in the world. ... the uniting of subject and object which is the Great Work, ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA Book 4,
47:In the absolute retirement one lives a purely subjective life and the opportunity for extending the spiritual progress to the outer life and testing it thoroughly is not there. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters on Yoga - IV Interactions with Others and the Practice of Yoga,
48:Last night, we (you and I and some others) were together for quite a long time in the permanent dwelling-place of Sri Aurobindo which exists in the subtle physical (what Sri Aurobindo called the true physical). 1 February 1963 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother I ,
49:The red lotus is the flower of Sri Aurobindo, but specially for his centenary we shall choose the blue lotus, which is the colour of his physical aura, to symbolise the centenary of the manifestation of the Supreme upon earth. 21 December 1971 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother I ,
50:All things are subject to sweet pleasure,But three things keep her richest measure,The breeze that visits heavenAnd knows the planets seven,The green spring with its flowery truthCreative and the luminous heart of youth. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems Songs to Myrtilla,
51:When Einstein had thought through a problem, he always found it necessary to formulate this subject in as many different ways as possible and to present it so that it would be comprehensible to people accustomed to different modes of thought and with different educational preparations. ~ Howard Gardner,
52:He who a god for his kindred,Lives for the rest without bowels of pity or fellowship, lone-souled,Scorning the world that he rules, who untamed by the weight of an empireHolds allies as subjects, subjects as slaves and drives to the battleCare ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems 5.1.01 - Ilion,
53:The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the convinced Communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction (i.e., the reality of experience) and the distinction between true and false (i.e., the standards of thought) no longer exist. ~ Hannah Arendt, Origins of Totalitarianism ,
54:Little by little there has to be a constant equilibrium established between the parts of the subject's knowledge and the totality of his knowledge at any given moment. There is a constant differentiation of the totality of knowledge into the parts and an integration of the parts back into the whole. ~ Jean Piaget, 1977 p. 839,
55:The mind can reflect the Infinite, it can dissolve itself into it, it can live in it by a large passivity, it can take its suggestions and act them out in its own way, a way always fragmentary, derivative and subject to a greater or less deformation, but ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Nature of the Supermind,
56:Whatever tends to lighten one's burden must be examined carefully. For although such alleviation is sometimes justified and reasonable, it is most often a deceitful prescription of the evil inclination, and must, therefore, be subjected to much analysis and investigation. ~ Rabbi Moses Luzzatto, Path of the Just Mesillat Yesharim,
57:If we call in rajas again to correct this error and bid it ally itself to sattwa and by their united agency endeavour to get rid of the dark principle, we find that we have elevated our action, but that there is again subjection to rajasic eagerness, passion, disappointment, suffering, anger. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 250,
58:Become aware of internal, subjective, subverbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes. ~ Abraham Maslow,
59:D.: In the practice of meditation are there any signs of the nature of subjective experience or otherwise, which will indicate the aspirant's progress towards Self-RealisationM.: The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measure to gauge the progress. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi, Talks 427,
60:God & the World is my subject, ... the conditions in which the kingdom of heaven on earth can be converted from a dream into a possibility, - by the willed evolution in man of his higher nature, by a steady self-purification and a development in the light of this divine knowledge towards the fulfilment of his own supra-material, supra-intellectual nature. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Isha Upanishad ,
61:When you give us a subject for meditation, what should we do about it? Keep thinking of it? Keep your thought focused upon it in a concentrated way. And when no subject is given, is it enough to concentrate on your Presence in the heart-centre? Should we avoid a formulated prayer? Yes, concentration on the Presence is enough. ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother II ,
62:It is only when one gives oneself in all sincerity to the Divine Will that one has the peace and calm joy which come from the abolition of desires. The psychic being knows this with certainty; so, by uniting with one's psychic, one can know it. But the first condition is not to be subject to one's desires and mistake them for the truth of one's being. ~ The Mother, Some Answers From The Mother ,
63:But from time to time Thy sublime light shines in a being and radiates through him over the world, and then a little wisdom, a little knowledge, a little disinterested faith, heroism and compassion penetrates men's hearts, transforms their minds and sets free a few elements from that sorrowful and implacable wheel of existence to which their blind ignorance subjects them. ~ The Mother, Prayers And Meditations ,
64:The intellectual understanding is only the lower buddhi; there is another and a higher buddhi which is not intelligence but vision, is not understanding but rather an over-standings in knowledge, and does not seek knowledge and attain it in subjection to the data it observes but possesses already the truth and brings it out in the terms of a revelatory and intuitional thought. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga ,
65:Apotheosis (from Greek ἀποθέωσις from ἀποθεοῦν, apotheoun to deify; in Latin deificatio making divine; also called divinization and deification) is the glorification of a subject to divine level. The term has meanings in theology, where it refers to a belief, and in art, where it refers to a genre. this seems particularily important relative to define, which seems to be attempt at the highest potential of the word. ~ Wikipedia,
66:powers of freedom from subjection to the body ::: By a similar process the habit by which the bodily nature associates certain forms and degrees of activity with strain, fatigue, incapacity can be rectified and the power, freedom, swiftness, effectiveness of the work whether physical or mental which can be done with this bodily instrument marvelously increased, doubled, tripled, decupled. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.05 - Renunciation,
67:Concentration is a gathering together of the consciousness and either centralising at one point or turning on a single object, e.g. the Divine-there can also be a gathered condition throughout the whole being, not at a point. In meditation it is not indispensable to gather like this, one can simply remain with a quiet mind thinking of one subject or observing what comes in the consciousness and dealing with it. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - II ,
68:Meditation means thinking on one subject in a concentrated way. In concentration proper there is not a series of thoughts, but the mind is silently fixed on one object, name, idea, place etc. There are other kinds of concentration, e.g. concentrating the whole consciousness in one place, as between the eyebrows, in the heart, etc. One can also concentrate to get rid of thought altogether and remain in a complete silence. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - II ,
69:We have to entertain the possibility that there is no reason for something existing; or that the split between subject and object is only our name for something equally accidental we call knowledge; or, an even more difficult thought, that while there may be some order to the self and the cosmos, to the microcosm and macrocosm, it is an order that is absolutely indifferent to our existence, and of which we can have only a negative awareness. ~ Eugene Thacker, In the Dust of This Planet: Horror Of Philosophy vol. 1 ,
70:When a jar is broken, the space that was inside Merges into the space outside. In the same way, my mind has merged in God; To me, there appears no duality.Truly, there's no jar, no space within; There's no body and no soul encased. Please understand; everything is Brahman. There's no subject, no object, no separate parts.Everywhere, always, and in everything, Know this: the Self alone exists. Everything, both the Void and the manifested world, Is nothing but my Self; of this I am certain. ~ The Song of the Avadhut,
71:The sentiment du déjà vu is based, as I have found in a number of cases, on foreknowledge in dreams, but we saw that this foreknowledge can also occur in the waking state. In such cases mere chance becomes highly improbable because the coincidence is known in advance. It thus loses its chance character not only psychologically and subjectively, but objectively too, since the accumulation of details that coincide immeasurably increases the improbability of chance as a determining factor. ~ Carl Jung, An Acasual Connecting Principle ,
72:That all opposites-such as mass and energy, subject and object, life and death-are so much each other that they are perfectly inseparable, still strikes most of us as hard to believe. But this is only because we accept as real the boundary line between the opposites. It is, recall, the boundaries themselves which create the seeming existence of separate opposites. To put it plainly, to say that 'ultimate reality is a unity of opposites' is actually to say that in ultimate reality there are no boundaries. Anywhere. ~ Ken Wilber, No Boundary ,
73:When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, 'This you may not read, this you may not see, this you are forbidden to know,' the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed to control a man whose mind has been hoodwinked; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a free man, a man whose mind is free. No, not the rack, not fission bombs, not anything--you can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him. ~ Robert Heinlein, If This Goes On (1940).,
74:31. For your exercise this week, visualize your friend, see him exactly as you last saw him, see the room, the furniture, recall the conversation, now see his face, see it distinctly, now talk to him about some subject of mutual interest; see his expression change, watch him smile. Can you do this? All right, you can; then arouse his interest, tell him a story of adventure, see his eyes light up with the spirit of fun or excitement. Can you do all of this? If so, your imagination is good, you are making excellent progress. ~ Charles F Haanel, The Master Key System ,
75:enactment ::: no experience is innocent and pregiven, rather it is brought forth or enacted in part by the activity of the subject doing the experiencing thus one activity, paradigm or injunction will bring forth a particular set of experiences. experiences that are not themselves .... but rather are co-created and co-enacted by the paradigm or activity itself and accordingly one paradigm does not give the correct view of the world and therefore as if it did to negate, criticize, or exclude other experiences brought forth by other paradigms. ~ Advanced Integral, slide30 enactment,
76:The Good, the True, and the Beautiful, then, are simply the faces of Spirit as it shines in this world. Spirit seen subjectively is Beauty, and I of Spirit. Spirit seen intersubjectively is the Good, the We of Spirit. And Spirit seen objectively is the True, the It of Spirit....And whenever we pause, and enter the quiet, and rest in the utter stillness, we can hear that whispering voice calling to us still: never forgot the Good, and never forgot the True, and never forget the Beautiful, for these are the faces of your own deepest Self, freely shown to you. ~ Ken Wilber, Marriage of Sense and Soul p. 201,
77:Sri Aurobindo came upon earth to announce the manifestation of the supramental world and not merely did he announce this manifestation but embodied also in part the supramental force and showed by example what one must do to prepare oneself for manifesting it. The best thing we can do is to study all that he has told us and endeavour to follow his example and prepare ourselves for the new manifestation. This gives life its real sense and will help us to overcome all obstacles. Let us live for the new creation and we shall grow stronger and stronger by remaining young and progressive. 30 January 1972 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother I ,
78:It is said that the faculty of concentrated attention is at the source of all successful activity. Indeed the capacity and value of a man can be measured by his capacity of concentrated attention.[2] In order to obtain this concentration, it is generally recommended to reduce one's activities, to make a choice and confine oneself to this choice alone, so as not to disperse one's energy and attention. For the normal man, this method is good, sometimes even indispensable. But one can imagine something better. [2] Generally it comes through interest and a special attraction for a subject - Mother's note. ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother II ,
79:2. What should be the object or ideas for meditation? Whatever is most consonant with your nature and highest aspirations. But if you ask me for an absolute answer, then I must say that Brahman is always the best object for meditation or contemplation and the idea on which the mind should fix is that of God in all, all in God and all as God. It does not matter essentially whether it is the Impersonal or the Personal God, or subjectively, the One Self. But this is the idea I have found the best, because it is the highest and embraces all other truths, whether truths of this world or of the other worlds or beyond all phenomenal existence, - 'All this is the Brahman.' ~ Sri Aurobindo, Autobiographical Notes ,
80:The contribution of the psychic being to the sadhana is: (1) love and bhakti, a love not vital, demanding and egoistic but unconditioned and without claims, self-existent; (2) the contact or the presence of the Mother within; (3) the unerring guidance from within; (4) a quieting and purification of the mind, vital and physical consciousness by their subjection to the psychic influence and guidance; (5) the opening up of all this lower consciousness to the higher spiritual consciousness above for its descent into a nature prepared to receive it with a complete receptivity and right attitude - for the psychic brings in everything, right thought, right perception, right feeling, right attitude. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - III ,
81:I am not this, not that, neti, neti ::: We say then to the mind This is a working of Prakriti, this is neither thyself nor myself; stand back from it. We shall find, if we try, that the mind has this power of detachment and can stand back from the body not only in idea, but in act and as it were physically or rather vitally. This detachment of the mind must be strengthened by a certain attitude of indifference to the things of the body; we must not care essentially about its sleep or its waking, its movement or its rest, its pain or its pleasure, its health or ill-health, its vigour or its fatigue, its comfort or its discomfort, or what it eats or drinks. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
82:But his most important capacity is that of developing the powers of the higher principles in himself, a greater power of life, a purer light of mind, the illumination of supermind, the infinite being, consciousness and delight of spirit. By an ascending movement he can develop his human imperfection towards that greater perfection. But whatever his aim, however exalted his aspiration, he has to begin from the law of his present imperfection, to take full account of it and see how it can be converted to the law of a possible perfection. This present law of his being starts from the inconscience of the material universe, an involution of the soul in form and subjection to material nature; and ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Psychology Of Perfection,
83:Magic is the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with will. The will can only become magically effective when the mind is focused and not interfering with the will The mind must first discipline itself to focus its entire attention on some meaningless phenomenon. If an attempt is made to focus on some form of desire, the effect is short circuited by lust of result. Egotistical identification, fear of failure, and the reciprocal desire not to achieve desire, arising from our dual nature, destroy the result. Therefore, when selecting topics for concentration, choose subjects of no spiritual, egotistical, intellectual, emotional, or useful significance - meaningless things. ~ Peter J Carroll, Liber Null Liber MMM,
84:Systematic study of chemical and physical phenomena has been carried on for many generations and these two sciences now include: (1) knowledge of an enormous number of facts; (2) a large body of natural laws; (3) many fertile working hypotheses respecting the causes and regularities of natural phenomena; and finally (4) many helpful theories held subject to correction by further testing of the hypotheses giving rise to them. When a subject is spoken of as a science, it is understood to include all of the above mentioned parts. Facts alone do not constitute a science any more than a pile of stones constitutes a house, not even do facts and laws alone; there must be facts, hypotheses, theories and laws before the subject is entitled to the rank of a science. ~ Alfred Korzybski, Manhood of Humanity ,
85:We cannot perceive Chaos directly, for it simultaneously contains the opposite to anything we might think it is. We can, however, occasionally glimpse and make use of partially formed matter which has only probablistic and indeterministic existence. This stuff we can call the aethers. 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ If it makes us feel any better we can call this Chaos, the Tao, or God, and imagine it to be benevolent and human-hearted. There are two schools of thought in magic. One considers the formative agent of the universe to be random and chaotic, and the other considers that it is a force of spiritual consciousness. As they have only themselves on which to base their speculations, they are basically saying that their own natures are either random and chaotic or spiritually conscious. ~ Peter J Carroll, Miscellaneous Excerpts Part 2 ,
86:2. Refusal of the Call:Often in actual life, and not infrequently in the myths and popular tales, we encounter the dull case of the call unanswered; for it is always possible to turn the ear to other interests. Refusal of the summons converts the adventure into its negative. Walled in boredom, hard work, or 'culture,' the subject loses the power of significant affirmative action and becomes a victim to be saved. His flowering world becomes a wasteland of dry stones and his life feels meaningless-even though, like King Minos, he may through titanic effort succeed in building an empire or renown. Whatever house he builds, it will be a house of death: a labyrinth of cyclopean walls to hide from him his minotaur. All he can do is create new problems for himself and await the gradual approach of his disintegration. ~ Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces ,
87:What we are desperately in need of today is for the individual to wake up in himself and realize that it is not necessary for him to be part of anything he does not approve of. It is not necessary for him to compromise. He may be penalized if he does not. If he does not follow the general way, he may be subject to certain criticism and discomfort, but he has to decide for himself whether these penalties are more important than character. He must decide whether it is better to get along with other people for a few years than it is to learn to get along with himself for the full duration of life. He must decide whether he wishes to make this compromise and be fashionable for a few years, and pay for it perhaps with ten years of lingering misery at the end of his life. He has to decide where his values are. ~ Manly P Hall, Accepting the Challenge of Maturity 1965 p. 13,
88:The power to do nothing, which is quite different from indolence, incapacity or aversion to action and attachment to inaction, is a great power and a great mastery; the power to rest absolutely from action is as necessary for the Jnanayogin as the power to cease absolutely from thought, as the power to remain indefinitely in sheer solitude and silence and as the power of immovable calm. Whoever is not willing to embrace these states is not yet fit for the path that leads towards the highest knowledge; whoever is unable to draw towards them, is as yet unfit for its acquisition....Still, periods of absolute calm, solitude and cessation from works are highly desirable and should be secured as often as possible for that recession of the soul into itself which is indispensable to knowledge. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Freedom from Subjection to the Being,
89:And the first of the adepts covered His shame with a cloth, walking backwards, and was white. And the second of the adepts covered his shame with a cloth, walking sideways, and was yellow. And the third of the adepts made a mock of His nakedness, walking forwards, and was black. And these are the three great schools of the Magi, who are also the three Magi that journeyed unto Bethlehem; and because thou hast not wisdom, thou shalt not know which school prevaileth, or if the three schools be not one.* 1wordlist AUTHORS BOOKS-INFO cats CHEATSHEETS COMMANDS d20 dc-empty define-1355 DICTIONARIES DICTIONARIES-2020-03-23 DOCS.RACKET DOCS.RACKET_W_LINKS goodreads_books_data goodreads_books_data-raw GRAMMER keys keys_2020-03-29 keys_2020-06-04 keys_2020-06-05 keys_2020-06-27 keys-2020-08-14 keys-2020-10-13 keys.bak-2020-02-11 keys-bak-2020-09-14 LISTS MEDIA_LISTS MEM_AUDIO_199 most new_keys_subject_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_html_tagged new_keys_subject_tagged_r NEWLIB PARTIAL_FORMATTED plants PROGRAMS QUOTES RESUMES sedrnS19w sss_7418_2019-12-18 style.css subjects subjects_wo_periods syn syn1 synonyms temp temp1 temp_11 test5 todo twitter_full_s TWITTER-RIPS VG WEB_ADDRESSES WIKI wordincarnate_SA_4500 wordincarnate_SA_clean wordincarnate_SA_clean2 WORDLIST wordlist wordlist (3rd copy) wordlist (another copy) wordlist-broken maybe wordlist-config wordlist (copy) wordlist-ru wordlist-temp wordlist-u ZZ This doctrine of the Three Schools is of extreme interest. Roughly, it may be said that the White is the Pure Mystic, whose attitude to God is one of reverence. The Yellow School conceals the Mysteries indeed, but examines them as it goes along. The Black School is that of pure Scepticism. We are now ready to study the philosophical bases of these three Schools. ~ Aleister Crowley, Magick Without Tears? 43?,
90:The propensity to excessive simplification is indeed natural to the mind of man, since it is only by abstraction and generalisation, which necessarily imply the neglect of a multitude of particulars, that he can stretch his puny faculties so as to embrace a minute portion of the illimitable vastness of the universe. But if the propensity is natural and even inevitable, it is nevertheless fraught with peril, since it is apt to narrow and falsify our conception of any subject under investigation. To correct it partially - for to correct it wholly would require an infinite intelligence - we must endeavour to broaden our views by taking account of a wide range of facts and possibilities; and when we have done so to the utmost of our power, we must still remember that from the very nature of things our ideas fall immeasurably short of the reality. ~ James George Frazer, The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings Part 1,
91:A certain atmosphere of breathless and unexplainable dread of outer, unknown forces must be present; and there must be a hint, expressed with a seriousness and portentousness becoming its subject, of that most terrible conception of the human brain - a malign and particular suspension or defeat of those laws of Nature which are our only safeguard against the assaults of chaos and the daemons of unplumbed space .... Therefore we must judge a weird tale not by the author's intent, or by the mere mechanics of the plot; but by the emotional level which it attains at its least mundane point... The one test of the really weird is simply this - whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers; a subtle attitude of awed listening, as if for the beating of black wings or the scratching of outside shapes and entities on the known universe's utmost rim. ~ H P Lovecraft,
92:Few poets can keep for a very long time a sustained level of the highest inspiration. The best poetry does not usually come by streams except in poets of a supreme greatness though there may be in others than the greatest long-continued wingings at a considerable height. The very best comes by intermittent drops, though sometimes three or four gleaming drops at a time. Even in the greatest poets, even in those with the most opulent flow of riches like Shakespeare, the very best is comparatively rare. All statements are subject to qualification. What Lawrence states1 is true in principle, but in practice most poets have to sustain the inspiration by industry. Milton in his later days used to write every day fifty lines; Virgil nine which he corrected and recorrected till it was within half way of what he wanted. In other words he used to write under any conditions and pull at his inspiration till it came. Usually the best lines, passages, etc. come like that. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Future Poetry Inspiration and Effort - II,
93:There are two Paths to the Innermost: the Way of the Mystic, which is the way of devotion and meditation, a solitary and subjective path; and the way of the occultist, which is the way of the intellect, of concentration, and of trained will; upon this path the co-operation of fellow workers is required, firstly for the exchange of knowledge, and secondly because ritual magic plays an important part in this work, and for this the assistance of several is needed in most of the greater operations. The mystic derives his knowledge through the direct communion of his higher self with the Higher Powers; to him the wisdom of the occultist is foolishness, for his mind does not work in that way; but, on the other hand, to a more intellectual and extrovert type, the method of the mystic is impossible until long training has enabled him to transcend the planes of form. We must therefore recognize these two distinct types among those who seek the Way of Initiation, and remember that there is a path for each. ~ Dion Fortune, Esoteric Orders and Their Work and The Training and Work of the Initiate ,
94:Sweet Mother, Sri Aurobindo has said somewhere that if one surrenders to the Divine Grace, it will do everything for us. Therefore, what value has tapasya?If you want to know what Sri Aurobindo has said on a given subject, you must at least read all that he has written on that subject. You will then see that he has apparently said the most contradictory things. But when one has read everything, and understood a little, one perceives that all the contradictions complement each other and are organised and unified into an integral synthesis. Here is another quotation from Sri Aurobindo which will show you that your question is based on ignorance. There are many others which you can read with interest and which will make your intelligence more supple: 'If there is not a complete surrender, then it is not possible to adopt the baby cat attitude; it becomes mere tamasic passivity calling itself surrender. If a complete surrender is not possible in the beginning, it follows that personal effort is necessary.' 16 December 1964 ~ The Mother, Some Answers From The Mother 308,
95:To know, possess and be the divine being in an animal and egoistic consciousness, to convert our twilit or obscure physical men- tality into the plenary supramental illumination, to build peace and a self-existent bliss where there is only a stress of transitory satisfactions besieged by physical pain and emotional suffering, to establish an infinite freedom in a world which presents itself as a group of mechanical necessities, to discover and realise the immortal life in a body subjected to death and constant mutation, - this is offered to us as the manifestation of God in Matter and the goal of Nature in her terrestrial evolution. To the ordinary material intellect which takes its present organisation of consciousness for the limit of its possibilities, the direct contradiction of the unrealised ideals with the realised fact is a final argument against their validity. But if we take a more deliberate view of the world's workings, that direct opposition appears rather as part of Nature's profoundest method and the seal of her completest sanction. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine 1.01,
96:Attain The Way ::: If students of the way are mistaken about their own real Mind they will indulge in various achievements and practices, expecting to attain realization by such gradual practices. However, even after aeons of diligent searching they will not be able to attain the Way. These methods cannot be compared to the sudden elimination of conceptual thought in this moment; the certain knowledge that there is nothing at all which has absolute existence, nothing on which to lay hold, nothing on which to rely, nothing in which to abide, nothing subjective or objective. It is by preventing the rise of conceptual thought that you will realize Bodhi. When you do, you will just be realizing the Buddha who has always existed in your own Mind.If students of the Way wish to become Buddhas, they don't need to study any doctrines. They need only learn how to avoid seeking for and attaching themselves to anything. Relinquishment of everything is the Dharma and they who understand this are Buddhas. Only know that the relinquishment of ALL delusions leaves no Dharma on which to lay hold. ~ Huang Po, Attain the Way ,
97:Always that same LSD story, you've all seen it. 'Young man on acid, thought he could fly, jumped out of a building. What a tragedy.' What a dick! Fuck him, he's an idiot. If he thought he could fly, why didn't he take off on the ground first? Check it out. You don't see ducks lined up to catch elevators to fly south-they fly from the ground, ya moron, quit ruining it for everybody. He's a moron, he's dead-good, we lost a moron, fuckin' celebrate. Wow, I just felt the world get lighter. We lost a moron! I don't mean to sound cold, or cruel, or vicious, but I am, so that's the way it comes out. Professional help is being sought. How about a positive LSD story? Wouldn't that be news-worthy, just the once? To base your decision on information rather than scare tactics and superstition and lies? I think it would be news-worthy. 'Today, a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration. That we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There is no such thing as death, life is only a dream and we're the imagination of ourselves' . . . 'Here's Tom with the weather. ~ Bill Hicks,
98:The triple way takes for its chosen instruments the three main powers of the mental soul-life of the human being. Knowledge selects the reason and the mental vision and it makes them by purification, concentration and a certain discipline of a Goddirected seeking its means for the greatest knowledge and the greatest vision of all, God-knowledge and God-vision. Its aim is to see, know and be the Divine. Works, action selects for its instrument the will of the doer of works; it makes life an offering of sacrifice to the Godhead and by purification, concentration and a certain discipline of subjection to the divine Will a means for contact and increasing unity of the soul of man with the divine Master of the universe. Devotion selects the emotional and aesthetic powers of the soul and by turning them all Godward in a perfect purity, intensity, infinite passion of seeking makes them a means of God-possession in one or many relations of unity with the Divine Being. All aim in their own way at a union or unity of the human soul with the supreme Spirit. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 4.01 - The Principle of the Integral Yoga,
99:Ishwara-Shakti is not quite the same as Purusha-Prakriti; for Purusha and Prakriti are separate powers, but Ishwara and Shakti contain each other. Ishwara is Purusha who contains Prakriti and rules by the power of the Shakti within him. Shakti is Prakriti ensouled by Purusha and acts by the will of the Ishwara which is her own will and whose presence in her movement she carries always with her. The Purusha-Prakriti realisation is of the first utility to the seeker on the Way of Works; for it is the separation of the conscient being and the Energy and the subjection of the being to the mechanism of the Energy that are the efficient cause of our ignorance and imperfection; by this realisation the being can liberate himself from the mechanical action of the nature and become free and arrive at a first spiritual control over the nature. Ishwara-Shakti stands behind the relation of Purusha-Prakriti and its ignorant action and turns it to an evolutionary purpose. The Ishwara-Shakti realisation can bring participation in a higher dynamism and a divine working and a total unity and harmony of the being in a spiritual nature. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.08 - The Supreme Will,
100:witness and non-dual states ::: The Witness and Non-Dual states are everpresent capacities which hold the special relationship to the other states. The Witness state, or Witnessing, is the capacity to observe, see or witness phenomenon arising in the other states. Meaning for example, its the capacity to hold unbroken attention in the gross states, and the capacity to witness the entire relative world of form arise as object viewed by the pure witness, the pure subject that is never itself a seen object but always the pure seer or pure Self, that is actually no-self. Next we have Non-Dual which refers to both the suchness and is-ness of reality right now. It is the not-two-ness or everpresent unity of subject and object, form and emptiness, heaven and earth, relative and absolute. When the Witness dissolves and pure seer and all that is seen become not seperate or not two, the Non-Duality of absolute emptiness and relative form or the luminous identity of unqualifiable spirit and all of its manifestations appear as play of radiant natural and spontaneous and present love. Absolute and relative are already always not-two but nor are they one, nor both nor neither. ~ Essential Integral, L5-18 ,
101:In order to strengthen the higher knowledge-faculty in us we have to effect the same separation between the intuitive and intellectual elements of our thought as we have already effected between the understanding and the sense-mind; and this is no easy task, for not only do our intuitions come to us incrusted in the intellectual action, but there are a great number of mental workings which masquerade and ape the appearances of the higher faculty. The remedy is to train first the intellect to recognise the true intuilion, to distinguish it from the false and then to accustom it, when it arrives at an intellectual perception or conclusion, to attach no final value to it, but rather look upward, refer all to the divine principle and wait in as complete a silence as it can command for the light from above. In this way it is possible to transmute a great part of our intellectual thinking into the luminous truth-conscious vision, -- the ideal would be a complete transition, -- or at least to increase greatly the frequency, purity and conscious force of the ideal knowledge working behind the intellect. The latter must learn to be subject and passive to the ideal faculty. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.03 - The Purified Understanding,
102:The Self, the Divine, the Supreme Reality, the All, the Transcendent, - the One in all these aspects is then the object of Yogic knowledge. Ordinary objects, the external appearances of life and matter, the psychology of out thoughts and actions, the perception of the forces of the apparent world can be part of this knowledge, but only in so far as it is part of the manifestation of the One. It becomes at once evident that the knowledge for which Yoga strives must be different from what men ordinarily understand by the word. For we mean ordinarily by knowledge an intellectual appreciation of the facts of life, mind and matter and the laws that govern them. This is a knowledge founded upon our sense-perception and upon reasoning from our sense-perceptions and it is undertaken partly for the pure satisfaction of the intellect, partly for practical efficiency and the added power which knowledge gives in managing our lives and the lives of others, in utilising for human ends the overt or secret forces of Nature and in helping or hurting, in saving and ennobling or in oppressing and destroying our fellow-men. Yoga, indeed, is commensurate with all life and can include these subjects and objects. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.02 - The Status of Knowledge,
103:If we do not objectify, and feel instinctively and permanently that words are not the things spoken about, then we could not speak abouth such meaningless subjects as the 'beginning' or the 'end' of time. But, if we are semantically disturbed and objectify, then, of course, since objects have a beginning and an end, so also would 'time' have a 'beggining' and an 'end'. In such pathological fancies the universe must have a 'beginning in time' and so must have been made., and all of our old anthropomorphic and objectified mythologies follow, including the older theories of entropy in physics. But, if 'time' is only a human form of representation and not an object, the universe has no 'beginning in time' and no 'end in time'; in other words, the universe is 'time'-less. The moment we realize, feel permanently, and utilize these realizations and feelings that words are not things, then only do we acquire the semantic freedom to use different forms of representation. We can fit better their structure to the facts at hand, become better adjusted to these facts which are not words, and so evaluate properly m.o (multi-ordinal) realities, which evaluation is important for sanity. ~ Alfred Korzybski, Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics ,
104:Equally must the sense-mind be stilled and taught to leave the function of thought to the mind that judges and understands. When the understanding in us stands back from the action of the sense-mind and repels its intermiscence, the latter detaches itself from the understanding and can be watched in its separate action. It then reveals itself as a constantly swirling and eddying undercurrent of habitual concepts, associations, perceptions, desires without any real sequence, order or principle of light. It is a constant repetition in a circle unintelligent and unfruitful. Ordinarily the human understanding accepts this undercurrent and tries to reduce it to a partial order and sequence; but by so doing it becomes itself subject to it and partakes of that disorder, restlessness, unintelligent subjection to habit and blind purposeless repetition which makes the ordinary human reason a misleading, limited and even frivolous and futile instrument. There is nothing to be done with this fickle, restless, violent and disturbing factor but to get rid of it whether by detaching it and then reducing it to stillness or by giving a concentration and singleness to the thought by which it will of itself reject this alien and confusing element. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.03 - The Purified Understanding,
105:Sweet Mother, Just as there is a methodical progression of exercises for mental and physical education, isn't there a similar method to progress towards Sri Aurobindo's yoga? It should vary with each individual. Could you make a step-by-step programme for me to follow daily?The mechanical regularity of a fixed programme is indispensable for physical, mental and vital development; but this mechanical rigidity has little or no effect on spiritual development where the spontaneity of an absolute sincerity is indispensable. Sri Aurobindo has written very clearly on this subject. And what he has written on it has appeared in The Synthesis Of Yoga. However, as an initial help to set you on the path, I can tell you: (1) that on getting up, before starting the day, it is good to make an offering of this day to the Divine, an offering of all that one thinks, all that one is, all that one will do; (2) and at night, before going to sleep, it is good to review the day, taking note of all the times one has forgotten or neglected to make an offering of one's self or one's action, and to aspire or pray that these lapses do not recur. This is a minimum, a very small beginning - and it should increase with the sincerity of your consecration. 31 March 1965 ~ The Mother, Some Answers From The Mother ,
106:The necessary and needful reaction from the collective unconscious expresses itself in archetypally formed ideas. The meeting with oneself is, at first, the meeting with one's own shadow. The shadow is a tight passage, a narrow door, whose painful constriction no one is spared who goes down to the deep well. But one must learn to know oneself in order to know who one is. For what comes after the door is, surprisingly enough, a boundless expanse full of unprecedented uncertainty, with apparently no one inside and no one outside, no above and no below, no here and no there, no mine and no thine, no good and no bad. It is a world of water, where all life floats in suspension; where the realm of the sympathetic system, the soul of everything living, begins; where I am indivisibly this and that; where I experience the other in myself and the other-than-myself experiences me.No, the collective unconscious is anything but an encapsulated personal system; it is sheer objectivity, as wide as the world and open to all the world. There I am the object of every subject, in complete reversal of my ordinary consciousness, where I am always the subject that has an object. There I am utterly one with the world, so much a part of it that I forget all too easily who I really am. ""Lost in oneself"" is a good way of describing this state. But this self is the world, if only a consciousness could see it. That is why we must know who we are. ~ Carl Jung, Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious ,
107:0 Order - All developmental theories consider the infant to be "undifferentiated," the essence of which is the absence of any self-other boundary (interpersonally) or any subject-object boundary (intrapsychically), hence, stage 0 rather than stage 1. The infant is believed to consider all of the phenomena it experiences as extensions of itself. The infant is "all self" or "all subject" and "no object or other." Whether one speaks of infantile narcissism," "orality," being under the sway completely of "the pleasure principle" with no countervailing "reality principle," or being "all assimilative" with no countervailing "accommodation," all descriptions amount to the same picture of an objectless, incorporative embeddedness. Such an underlying psychologic gives rise not only to a specific kind of cognition (prerepresentational) but to a specific kind of emotion in which the emotional world lacks any distinction between inner and outer sources of pleasure and discomfort. To describe a state of complete undifferentiation, psychologists have had to rely on metaphors: Our language itself depends on the transcendence of this prerepresentational stage. The objects, symbols, signs, and referents of language organize the experienced world and presuppose the very categories that are not yet articulated at stage 0. Thus, Freud has described this period as the "oceanic stage," the self undifferentiated from the swelling sea. Jung suggested "uroboros," the snake that swallows its tail. ~ Robert Kegan,
108:need for the soul's spiritualization ::: And yet even the leading of the inmost psychic being is not found sufficient until it has succeeded in raising itself out of this mass of inferior Nature to the highest spiritual levels and the divine spark and flame descended here have rejoined themselves to their original fiery Ether. For there is there no longer a spiritual consciousness still imperfect and half lost to itself in the thick sheaths of human mind, life and body, but the full spiritual consciousness in its purity, freedom and intense wideness. There, as it is the eternal Knower that becomes the Knower in us and mover and user of all knowledge, so it is the eternal All-Blissful who is the Adored attracting to himself the eternal divine portion of his being and joy that has gone out into the play of the universe, the infinite Lover pouring himself out in the multiplicity of his own manifested selves in a happy Oneness. All Beauty in the world is there the beauty of the Beloved, and all forms of beauty have to stand under the light of that eternal Beauty and submit themselves to the sublimating and transfiguring power of the unveiled Divine Perfection. All Bliss and Joy are there of the All-Blissful, and all inferior forms of enjoyment, happiness or pleasure are subjected to the shock of the intensity of its floods or currents and either they are broken to pieces as inadequate things under its convicting stress or compelled to transmute themselves into the forms of the Divine Ananda. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Ascent of the Sacrifice - 2,
109:the powers of concentration ::: By concentration on anything whatsoever we are able to know that thing, to make it deliver up its concealed secrets; we must use this power to know not things, but the one Thing-in-itself. By concentration again the whole will can be gathered up for the acquisition of that which is still ungrasped, still beyond us; this power, if it is sufficiently trained, sufficiently single-minded, sufficiently sincere, sure of itself, faithful to itself alone, absolute in faith, we can use for the acquisition of any object whatsoever; but we ought to use it not for the acquisition of the many objects which the world offers to us, but to grasp spiritually that one object worthy of pursuit which is also the one subject worthy of knowledge. By concentration of our whole being on one status of itself, we can become whatever we choose; we can become, for instance, even if we were before a mass of weaknesses and fear, a mass instead of strength and courage, or we can become all a great purity, holiness and peace or a single universal soul of Love; but we ought, it is said, to use this power to become not even these things, high as they may be in comparison with what we now are, but rather to become that which is above all things and free from all action and attributes, the pure and absolute Being. All else, all other concentration can only be valuable for preparation, for previous steps, for a gradual training of the dissolute and self-dissipating thought, will and being towards their grand and unique object. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.04 - Concentration,
110:These are the conditions of our effort and they point to an ideal which can be expressed in these or in equivalent formulae. To live in God and not in the ego; to move, vastly founded, not in the little egoistic consciousness, but in the consciousness of the All-Soul and the Transcendent. To be perfectly equal in all happenings and to all beings, and to see and feel them as one with oneself and one with the Divine; to feel all in oneself and all in God; to feel God in all, oneself in all. To act in God and not in the ego. And here, first, not to choose action by reference to personal needs and standards, but in obedience to the dictates of the living highest Truth above us. Next, as soon as we are sufficiently founded in the spiritual consciousness, not to act any longer by our separate will or movement, but more and more to allow action to happen and develop under the impulsion and guidance of a divine Will that surpasses us. And last, the supreme result, to be exalted into an identity in knowledge, force, consciousness, act, joy of existence with the Divine Shakti; to feel a dynamic movement not dominated by mortal desire and vital instinct and impulse and illusive mental free-will, but luminously conceived and evolved in an immortal self-delight and an infinite self-knowledge. For this is the action that comes by a conscious subjection and merging of the natural man into the divine Self and eternal Spirit; it is the Spirit that for ever transcends and guides this world-Nature. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Yoga of Divine Works,
111:A creative illness succeeds a period of intense preoccupation with an idea and search for a certain truth. It is a polymorphous condition that can take the shape of depression, neurosis, psychosomatic ailments, or even psychosis. Whatever the symptoms, they are felt as painful, if not agonizing, by the subject, with alternating periods of alleviation and worsening. Throughout the illness the subject never loses the thread of his dominating preoccupation. It is often compatible with normal, professional activity and family life. But even if he keeps to his social activities, he is almost entirely absorbed with himself. He suffers from feelings of utter isolation, even when he has a mentor who guides him through the ordeal (like the shaman apprentice with his master). The termination is often rapid and marked by a phase of exhilaration. The subject emerges from his ordeal with a permanent transformation in his personality and the conviction that he has discovered a great truth or a new spiritual world.Many of the nineteenth and twentieth century figures recognized unquestionably as "great" - Nietzsche, Darwin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Freud, Jung, Piaget - were all additionally characterized by lengthy periods of profound psychological unrest and uncertainty. Their "psychopathology" - a term ridiculous in this context - was generated as a consequence of the revolutionary nature of their personal experience (their action, fantasy and thought). It is no great leap of comparative psychology to see their role in our society as analogous to that of the archaic religious leader and healer. ~ Henri Ellenberger,
112:Philosophy, like all other studies, aims primarily at knowledge. The knowledge it aims at is the kind of knowledge which gives unity and system to the body of the sciences, and the kind which results from a critical examination of the grounds of our convictions, prejudices, and beliefs. But it cannot be maintained that philosophy has had any very great measure of success in its attempts to provide definite answers to its questions. If you ask a mathematician, a mineralogist, a historian, or any other man of learning, what definite body of truths has been ascertained by his science, his answer will last as long as you are willing to listen. But if you put the same question to a philosopher, he will, if he is candid, have to confess that his study has not achieved positive results such as have been achieved by other sciences. It is true that this is partly accounted for by the fact that, as soon as definite knowledge concerning any subject becomes possible, this subject ceases to be called philosophy, and becomes a separate science. The whole study of the heavens, which now belongs to astronomy, was once included in philosophy; Newton's great work was called 'the mathematical principles of natural philosophy'. Similarly, the study of the human mind, which was a part of philosophy, has now been separated from philosophy and has become the science of psychology. Thus, to a great extent, the uncertainty of philosophy is more apparent than real: those questions which are already capable of definite answers are placed in the sciences, while those only to which, at present, no definite answer can be given, remain to form the residue which is called philosophy. ~ Bertrand Russell,
113:The sign of the immersion of the embodied soul in Prakriti is the limitation of consciousness to the ego. The vivid stamp of this limited consciousness can be seen in a constant inequality of the mind and heart and a confused conflict and disharmony in their varied reactions to the touches of experience. The human reactions sway perpetually between the dualities created by the soul's subjection to Nature and by its often intense but narrow struggle for mastery and enjoyment, a struggle for the most part ineffective. The soul circles in an unending round of Nature's alluring and distressing opposites, success and failure, good fortune and ill fortune, good and evil, sin and virtue, joy and grief, pain and pleasure. It is only when, awaking from its immersion in Prakriti, it perceives its oneness with the One and its oneness with all existences that it can become free from these things and found its right relation to this executive world-Nature. Then it becomes indifferent to her inferior modes, equal-minded to her dualities, capable of mastery and freedom; it is seated above her as the high-throned knower and witness filled with the calm intense unalloyed delight of his own eternal existence. The embodied spirit continues to express its powers in action, but it is no longer involved in ignorance, no longer bound by its works; its actions have no longer a consequence within it, but only a consequence outside in Prakriti. The whole movement of Nature becomes to its experience a rising and falling of waves on the surface that make no difference to its own unfathomable peace, its wide delight, its vast universal equality or its boundless God-existence. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga ,
114:We have all a ruling defect, which is for our soul as the umbilical cord of its birth in sin, and it is by this that the enemy can always lay hold upon us: for some it is vanity, for others idleness, for the majority egotism. Let a wicked and crafty mind avail itself of this means and we are lost; we may not go mad or turn idiots, but we become positively alienated, in all the force of the expression - that is, we are subjected to a foreign suggestion. In such a state one dreads instinctively everything that might bring us back to reason, and will not even listen to representations that are opposed to our obsession. Here is one of the most dangerous disorders which can affect the moral nature. The sole remedy for such a bewitchment is to make use of folly itself in order to cure folly, to provide the sufferer with imaginary satisfactions in the opposite order to that wherein he is now lost. Endeavour, for example, to cure an ambitious person by making him desire the glories of heaven - mystic remedy; cure one who is dissolute by true love - natural remedy; obtain honourable successes for a vain person; exhibit unselfishness to the avaricious and procure for them legitimate profit by honourable participation in generous enterprises, etc. Acting in this way upon the moral nature, we may succeed in curing a number of physical maladies, for the moral affects the physical in virtue of the magical axiom: "That which is above is like unto that which is below." This is why the Master said, when speaking of the paralyzed woman: "Satan has bound her." A disease invariably originates in a deficiency or an excess, and ever at the root of a physical evil we shall find a moral disorder. This is an unchanging law of Nature. ~ Eliphas Levi, Transcendental Magic ,
115:Here lies the whole importance of the part of the Yoga of Knowledge which we are now considering, the knowledges of those essential principles of Being, those essential modes of self-existence on which the absolute Divine has based its self-manifestation. If the truth of our being is an infinite unity in which alone there is perfect wideness, light, knowledge, power, bliss, and if all our subjection to darkness, ignorance, weakness, sorrow, limitation comes of our viewing existence as a clash of infinitely multiple separate existences, then obviously it is the most practical and concrete and utilitarian as well as the most lofty and philosophical wisdom to find a means by which we can get away from the error and learn to live in the truth. So also, if that One is in its nature a freedom from bondage to this play of qualities which constitute our psychology and if from subjection to that play are born the struggle and discord in which we live, floundering eternally between the two poles of good and evil, virtue and sin, satisfaction and failure, joy and grief, pleasure and pain, then to get beyond the qualities and take our foundation in the settled peace of that which is always beyond them is the only practical wisdom. If attachment to mutable personality is the cause of our self-ignorance, of our discord and quarrel with ourself and with life and with others, and if there is an impersonal One in which no such discord and ignorance and vain and noisy effort exist because it is in eternal identity and harmony with itself, then to arrive in our souls at that impersonality and untroubled oneness of being is the one line and object of human effort to which our reason can consent to give the name of practicality. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga ,
116:IN OUR scrutiny of the seven principles of existence it was found that they are one in their essential and fundamental reality: for if even the matter of the most material universe is nothing but a status of being of Spirit made an object of sense, envisaged by the Spirit's own consciousness as the stuff of its forms, much more must the life-force that constitutes itself into form of Matter, and the mind-consciousness that throws itself out as Life, and the Supermind that develops Mind as one of its powers, be nothing but Spirit itself modified in apparent substance and in dynamism of action, not modified in real essence. All are powers of one Power of being and not other than that All-Existence, All-Consciousness, All-Will, All-Delight which is the true truth behind every appearance. And they are not only one in their reality, but also inseparable in the sevenfold variety of their action. They are the seven colours of the light of the divine consciousness, the seven rays of the Infinite, and by them the Spirit has filled in on the canvas of his self-existence conceptually extended, woven of the objective warp of Space and the subjective woof of Time, the myriad wonders of his self-creation great, simple, symmetrical in its primal laws and vast framings, infinitely curious and intricate in its variety of forms and actions and the complexities of relation and mutual effect of all upon each and each upon all. These are the seven Words of the ancient sages; by them have been created and in the light of their meaning are worked out and have to be interpreted the developed and developing harmonies of the world we know and the worlds behind of which we have only an indirect knowledge. The Light, the Sound is one; their action is sevenfold. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine 2.07 - The Knowledge and the Ignorance,
117:principle of Yogic methods ::: Yogic methods have something of the same relation to the customary psychological workings of man as has the scientific handling of the force of electricity or of steam to their normal operations in Nature. And they, too, like the operations of Science, are formed upon a knowledge developed and confirmed by regular experiment, practical analysis and constant result. All Rajayoga, for instance, depends on this perception and experience that our inner elements, combinations, functions, forces can be separated or dissolved, can be new-combined and set to novel and formerly impossible workings or can be transformed and resolved into a new general synthesis by fixed internal processes. Hathayoga similarly depends on this perception and experience that the vital forces and function to which our life is normally subjected and whose ordinary operations seem set and indispensable, can be mastered and the operations changed or suspended with results that would otherwise be impossible and that seem miraculous to those who have not seized the raionale of their process. And if in some other of its forms this character of Yoga is less apparent, because they are more intuitive and less mechanical, nearer, like the Yoga of Devotion, to a supernal ecstasy or, like the Yoga of Knowledge, to a supernal infinity of consciousness and being, yet they too start from the use of some principal faculty in us by ways and for ends not contemplated in its everyday spontaneous workings. All methods grouped under the common name of Yoga are special psychological processes founded on a fixed truth of Nature and developing, out of normal functions, powers and results which were always latent but which her ordinary movements do not easily or do not often manifest. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga Introduction - The Conditions of the Synthesis,
118:To analyse the classes of life we have to consider two very different kinds of phenomena: the one embraced under the collective name-Inorganic chemistry-the other under the collective nameOrganic chemistry, or the chemistry of hydro-carbons. These divisions are made because of the peculiar properties of the elements chiefly involved in the second class. The properties of matter are so distributed among the elements that three of them- Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Carbon-possess an ensemble of unique characteristics. The number of reactions in inorganic chemistry are relatively few, but in organic chemistry-in the chemistry of these three elements the number of different compounds is practically unlimited. Up to 1910, we knew of more than 79 elements of which the whole number of reactions amounted to only a few hundreds, but among the remaining three elements-Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen-the reactions were known to be practically unlimited in number and possibilities; this fact must have very far reaching consequences. As far as energies are concerned, we have to take them as nature reveals them to us. Here more than ever, mathematical thinking is essential and will help enormously. The reactions in inorganic chemistry always involve the phenomenon of heat, sometimes light, and in some instances an unusual energy is produced called electricity. Until now, the radioactive elements represent a group too insufficiently known for an enlargement here upon this subject. The organic compounds being unlimited in number and possibilities and with their unique characteristics, represent of course, a different class of phenomena, but being, at the same time, chemical they include the basic chemical phenomena involved in all chemical reactions, but being unique in many other respects, they also have an infinitely vast field of unique characteristics. ~ Alfred Korzybski, Manhood of Humanity Questions And Answers 1953,
119:The first cause of impurity in the understanding is the intermiscence of desire in the thinking functions, and desire itself is an impurity of the Will involved in the vital and emotional parts of our being. When the vital and emotional desires interfere with the pure Will-to-know, the thought-function becomes subservient to them, pursues ends other than those proper to itself and its perceptions are clogged and deranged. The understanding must lift itself beyond the siege of desire and emotion and, in order that it may have perfect immunity, it must get the vital parts and the emotions themselves purified. The will to enjoy is proper to the vital being but not the choice or the reaching after the enjoyment which must be determined and acquired by higher functions; therefore the vital being must be trained to accept whatever gain or enjoyment comes to it in the right functioning of the life in obedience to the working of the divine Will and to rid itself of craving and attachment. Similarly the heart must be freed from subjection to the cravings of the life-principle and the senses and thus rid itself of the false emotions of fear, wrath, hatred, lust, etc, which constitute the chief impurity of the heart. The will to love is proper to the heart, but here also the choice and reaching after love have to be foregone or tranquillised and the heart taught to love with depth and intensity indeed, but with a calm depth and a settled and equal, not a troubled and disordered intensity. The tranquillisation and mastery of these members is a first condition for the immunity of the understanding from error, ignorance and perversion. This purification spells an entire equality of the nervous being and the heart; equality, therefore, even as it was the first word of the path of works, so also is the first word of the path of knowledge. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.03 - The Purified Understanding,
120:A distinction has to be firmly seized in our consciousness, the capital distinction between mechanical Nature and the free Lord of Nature, between the Ishwara or single luminous divine Will and the many executive modes and forces of the universe. Nature, - not as she is in her divine Truth, the conscious Power of the Eternal, but as she appears to us in the Ignorance, - is executive Force, mechanical in her steps, not consciously intelligent to our experience of her, although all her works are instinct with an absolute intelligence. Not in herself master, she is full of a self-aware Power which has an infinite mastery and, because of this Power driving her, she rules all and exactly fulfils the work intended in her by the Ishwara. Not enjoying but enjoyed, she bears in herself the burden of all enjoyments. Nature as Prakriti is an inertly active Force, - for she works out a movement imposed upon her; but within her is One that knows, - some Entity sits there that is aware of all her motion and process. Prakriti works containing the knowledge, the mastery, the delight of the Purusha, the Being associated with her or seated within her; but she can participate in them only by subjection and reflection of that which fills her. Purusha knows and is still and inactive; he contains the action of Prakriti within his consciousness and knowledge and enjoys it. He gives the sanction to Prakriti's works and she works out what is sanctioned by him for his pleasure. Purusha himself does not execute; he maintains Prakriti in her action and allows her to express in energy and process and formed result what he perceives in his knowledge. This is the distinction made by the Sankhyas; and although it is not all the true truth, not in any way the highest truth either of Purusha or of Prakriti, still it is a valid and indispensable practical knowledge in the lower hemisphere of existence. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga ,
121:A distinction has to be firmly seized in our consciousness, the capital distinction between mechanical Nature and the free Lord of Nature, between the Ishwara or single luminous divine Will and the many executive modes and forces of the universe. Nature, - not as she is in her divine Truth, the conscious Power of the Eternal, but as she appears to us in the Ignorance, - is executive Force, mechanical in her steps, not consciously intelligent to our experience of her, although all her works are instinct with an absolute intelligence. Not in herself master, she is full of a self-aware Power which has an infinite mastery and, because of this Power driving her, she rules all and exactly fulfils the work intended in her by the Ishwara. Not enjoying but enjoyed, she bears in herself the burden of all enjoyments. Nature as Prakriti is an inertly active Force, - for she works out a movement imposed upon her; but within her is One that knows, - some Entity sits there that is aware of all her motion and process. Prakriti works containing the knowledge, the mastery, the delight of the Purusha, the Being associated with her or seated within her; but she can participate in them only by subjection and reflection of that which fills her. Purusha knows and is still and inactive; he contains the action of Prakriti within his consciousness and knowledge and enjoys it. He gives the sanction to Prakriti's works and she works out what is sanctioned by him for his pleasure. Purusha himself does not execute; he maintains Prakriti in her action and allows her to express in energy and process and formed result what he perceives in his knowledge. This is the distinction made by the Sankhyas; and although it is not all the true truth, not in any way the highest truth either of Purusha or of Prakriti, still it is a valid and indispensable practical knowledge in the lower hemisphere of existence. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga Self-Surrender in Works,
122:mastering the lower self and leverage for the march towards the Divine ::: In proportion as he can thus master and enlighten his lower self, he is man and no longer an animal. When he can begin to replace desire altogether by a still greater enlightened thought and sight and will in touch with the Infinite, consciously subject to a diviner will than his own, linked to a more universal and transcendent knowledge, he has commenced the ascent towards tile superman; he is on his upward march towards the Divine. It is, then, in the highest mind of thought and light and will or it is in the inner heart of deepest feeling and emotion that we must first centre our consciousness, -- in either of them or, if we are capable, in both together, -- and use that as our leverage to lift the nature wholly towards the Divine. The concentration of an enlightened thought, will and heart turned in unison towards one vast goal of our knowledge, one luminous and infinite source of our action, one imperishable object of our emotion is the starting-point of the Yoga. And the object of our seeking must be the very fount of the Light which is growing in us, the very origin of the Force which we are calling to move our members. Our one objective must be the Divine himself to whom, knowingly or unknowingly, something always aspires in our secret nature. There must be a large, many-sided yet single concentration of the thought on the idea, the perception, the vision, the awakening touch, the soul's realisation of the one Divine. There must be a flaming concentration of the heart on the All and Eternal and, when once we have found him, a deep plunging and immersion in the possession and ecstasy of the All-Beautiful. There must be a strong and immovable concentration of the will on the attainment and fulfilment of all that the Divine is and a free and plastic opening of it to all that he intends to manifest in us. This is the triple way of the Yoga. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.02 - Self-Consecration,
123:indifference to things of the body ::: This detachment of the mind must be strengthened by a certain attitude of indifference to the things of the body; we must not care essentially about its sleep or its waking, its movement or its rest, its pain or its pleasure, its health or ill-health, its vigour or its fatigue, its comfort or its discomfort, or what it eats or drinks. This does not mean that we shall not keep the body in right order so far as we can; we have not to fall into violent asceticisms or a positive neglect of the physical frame. But we have not either to be affected in mind by hunger or thirst or discomfort or ill-health or attach the importance which the physical and vital man attaches to the things of the body, or indeed any but a quite subordinate and purely instrumental importance. Nor must this instrumental importance be allowed to assume the proportions of a necessity; we must not for instance imagine that the purity of the mind depends on the things we eat or drink, although during a certain stage restrictions in eating and drinking are useful to our inner progress; nor on the other hand must we continue to think that the dependence of the mind or even of the life on food and drink is anything more than a habit, a customary relation which Nature has set up between these principles. As a matter of fact the food we take can be reduced by contrary habit and new relation to a minimum without the mental or vital vigour being in any way reduced; even on the contrary with a judicious development they can be trained to a greater potentiality of vigour by learning to rely on the secret fountains of mental and vital energy with which they are connected more than upon the minor aid of physical aliments. This aspect of self-discipline is however more important in the Yoga of self-perfection than here; for our present purpose the important point is the renunciation by the mind of attachment to or dependence on the things of the body. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.07 - The Release from Subjection to the Body,
124:the omnipresent Trinity ::: In practice three conceptions are necessary before there can be any possibility of Yoga; there must be, as it were, three consenting parties to the effort,-God, Nature and the human soul or, in more abstract language, the Transcendental, the Universal and the Individual. If the individual and Nature are left to themselves, the one is bound to the other and unable to exceed appreciably her lingering march. Something transcendent is needed, free from her and greater, which will act upon us and her, attracting us upward to Itself and securing from her by good grace or by force her consent to the individual ascension. It is this truth which makes necessary to every philosophy of Yoga the conception of the Ishwara, Lord, supreme Soul or supreme Self, towards whom the effort is directed and who gives the illuminating touch and the strength to attain. Equally true is the complementary idea so often enforced by the Yoga of devotion that as the Transcendent is necessary to the individual and sought after by him, so also the individual is necessary in a sense to the Transcendent and sought after by It. If the Bhakta seeks and yearns after Bhagavan, Bhagavan also seeks and yearns after the Bhakta. There can be no Yoga of knowledge without a human seeker of the knowledge, the supreme subject of knowledge and the divine use by the individual of the universal faculties of knowledge; no Yoga of devotion without the human God-lover, the supreme object of love and delight and the divine use by the individual of the universal faculties of spiritual, emotional and aesthetic enjoyment; no Yoga of works without the human worker, the supreme Will, Master of all works and sacrifices, and the divine use by the individual of the universal faculties of power and action. However Monistic maybe our intellectual conception of the highest truth of things, in practice we are compelled to accept this omnipresent Trinity. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga Introduction - The Conditions of the Synthesis,
125:The way of integral knowledge supposes that we are intended to arrive at an integral self-fulfilment and the only thing that is to be eliminated is our own unconsciousness, the Ignorance and the results of the Ignorance. Eliminate the falsity of the being which figures as the ego; then our true being can manifest in us. Eliminate the falsity of the life which figures as mere vital craving and the mechanical round of our corporeal existence; our true life in the power of the Godhead and the joy of the Infinite will appear. Eliminate the falsity of the senses with their subjection to material shows and to dual sensations; there is a greater sense in us that can open through these to the Divine in things and divinely reply to it. Eliminate the falsity of the heart with its turbid passions and desires and its dual emotions; a deeper heart in us can open with its divine love for all creatures and its infinite passion and yearning for the responses of the Infinite. Eliminate the falsity of the thought with its imperfect mental constructions, its arrogant assertions and denials, its limited and exclusive concentrations; a greater faculty of knowledge is behind that can open to the true Truth of God and the soul and Nature and the universe. An integral self-fulfilment, - an absolute, a culmination for the experiences of the heart, for its instinct of love, joy, devotion and worship; an absolute, a culmination for the senses, for their pursuit of divine beauty and good and delight in the forms of things; an absolute, a culmination for the life, for its pursuit of works, of divine power, mastery and perfection; an absolute, a culmination beyond its own limits for the thought, for its hunger after truth and light and divine wisdom and knowledge. Not something quite other than themselves from which they are all cast away is the end of these things in our nature, but something supreme in which they at once transcend themselves and find their own absolutes and infinitudes, their harmonies beyond measure. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 2.01 - The Object of Knowledge,
126:Nati is the submission of the soul to the will of God; its acceptance of all touches as His touches, of all experience as His play with the soul of man. Nati may be with titiksha, feeling the sorrow but accepting it as God's will, or with udasinata, rising superior to it and regarding joy and sorrow equally as God's working in these lower instruments, or with ananda, receiving everything as the play of Krishna and therefore in itself delightful. The last is the state of the complete Yogin, for by this continual joyous or anandamaya namaskara to God constantly practised we arrive eventually at the entire elimination of grief, pain etc, the entire freedom from the dwandwas, and find the Brahmananda in every smallest, most trivial, most apparently discordant detail of life & experience in this human body. We get rid entirely of fear and suffering; Anandam Brahmano vidvan na bibheti kutaschana. We may have to begin with titiksha and udasinata but it is in this ananda that we must consummate the siddhi of samata. The Yogin receives victory and defeat, success and ill-success, pleasure and pain, honour and disgrace with an equal, a sama ananda, first by buddhi-yoga, separating himself from his habitual mental & nervous reactions & insisting by vichara on the true nature of the experience itself and of his own soul which is secretly anandamaya, full of the sama ananda in all things. He comes to change all the ordinary values of experience; amangala reveals itself to him as mangala, defeat & ill-success as the fulfilment of God's immediate purpose and a step towards ultimate victory, grief and pain as concealed and perverse forms of pleasure. A stage arrives even, when physical pain itself, the hardest thing for material man to bear, changes its nature in experience and becomes physical ananda; but this is only at the end when this human being, imprisoned in matter, subjected to mind, emerges from his subjection, conquers his mind and delivers himself utterly in his body, realising his true anandamaya self in every part of the adhara. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Record Of Yoga ,
127:My method is different. I do not rush into actual work. When I get an idea, I start at once building it up in my imagination. I change the construction, make improvements and operate the device in my mind. It is absolutely immaterial to me whether I run my turbine in thought or test it in my shop. I even note if it is out of balance. There is no difference whatever; the results are the same. In this way I am able to rapidly develop and perfect a conception without touching anything. When I have gone so far as to embody in the invention every possible improvement I can think of and see no fault anywhere, I put into concrete form this final product of my brain. Invariably my device works as I conceived that it should, and the experiment comes out exactly as I planned it. In twenty years there has not been a single exception. Why should it be otherwise? Engineering, electrical and mechanical, is positive in results. There is scarcely a subject that cannot be examined beforehand, from the available theoretical and practical data. The carrying out into practice of a crude idea as is being generally done, is, I hold, nothing but a waste of energy, money, and time. My early affliction had however, another compensation. The incessant mental exertion developed my powers of observation and enabled me to discover a truth of great importance. I had noted that the appearance of images was always preceded by actual vision of scenes under peculiar and generally very exceptional conditions, and I was impelled on each occasion to locate the original impulse. After a while this effort grew to be almost automatic and I gained great facility in connecting cause and effect. Soon I became aware, to my surprise, that every thought I conceived was suggested by an external impression. Not only this but all my actions were prompted in a similar way. In the course of time it became perfectly evident to me that I was merely an automation endowed with power OF MOVEMENT RESPONDING TO THE STIMULI OF THE SENSE ORGANS AND THINKING AND ACTING ACCORDINGLY. ~ Nikola Tesla, The Strange Life of Nikola Tesla ,
128:The most disconcerting discovery is to find that every part of us -- intellect, will, sense-mind, nervous or desire self, the heart, the body-has each, as it were, its own complex individuality and natural formation independent of the rest; it neither agrees with itself nor with the others nor with the representative ego which is the shadow cast by some central and centralising self on our superficial ignorance. We find that we are composed not of one but many personalities and each has its own demands and differing nature. Our being is a roughly constituted chaos into which we have to introduce the principle of a divine order. Moreover, we find that inwardly too, no less than outwardly, we are not alone in the world; the sharp separateness of our ego was no more than a strong imposition and delusion; we do not exist in ourselves, we do not really live apart in an inner privacy or solitude. Our mind is a receiving, developing and modifying machine into which there is being constantly passed from moment to moment a ceaseless foreign flux, a streaming mass of disparate materials from above, from below, from outside. Much more than half our thoughts and feelings are not our own in the sense that they take form out of ourselves; of hardly anything can it be said that it is truly original to our nature. A large part comes to us from others or from the environment, whether as raw material or as manufactured imports; but still more largely they come from universal Nature here or from other worlds and planes and their beings and powers and influences; for we are overtopped and environed by other planes of consciousness, mind planes, life planes, subtle matter planes, from which our life and action here are fed, or fed on, pressed, dominated, made use offer the manifestation of their forms and forces. The difficulty of our separate salvation is immensely increased by this complexity and manifold openness and subjection to tile in-streaming energies of the universe. Of all this we have to take account, to deal with it, to know what is the secret stuff of our nature and its constituent and resultant motions and to create in it all a divine centre and a true harmony and luminous order. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.02,
129:formal-operational ::: The orange altitude emerged a few hundred years ago with the European Rennisance. Its modern, rational view grew in prominance through the Age of Enlightenment and came to its fullest expression during the Industrial Revolution.Fueling this age of reason and science was the emergence of formal operational cognition, or the ability to operate on thoughts themselves. No longer limited to reflection on concrete objects, cognition moves from representations to abstractions and can now operate on a range of non-tangiable propositions that may not reflect the concrete world. This is the basis of scientific reasoning through hypothesis. Orange also brings multiplistic thinking, or the realization that there are several possible ways of approaching a situation, even though one is still considered most right. Self-sense at orange features two shifts, first to expert and then to achiever, these moves feature an increase in self-awareness and appreciation for multiple possibilities in a given situation. Recognition that one doesnt always live up to idealized social expectations is fueled by an awareness that begins to penetrate the inner world of subjectivity. This is the beginning of introspection. An objectifiable self-sense and the capacity to take a third person perspective. Needs shift from belonging to self-esteem. And values land on pragmatic utiliarian approaches to life that rely on ... and thinking to earn progress, prosperity and self-reliance. Morality at orange sees right defined by universal ethical principles. The emergence of formal operational thinking at orange enables a world-centric care for universal human rights and the right of each individual for autonomy and the pursuit of happiness. A desire for individual dignity and self-respect are also driving forces behind orange morality. A significant number of the founding fathers of the United States harbored orange values. ...Faith at orange is called Individual Reflective and so far as identity and world-view are differentiated from others, and faith takes on an essence of critical thought. Demythologizing symbols into conceptual meanings. At orange we see the emergence of rational deism and secularism. ~ Essential Integral, 4.1-51 Formal Operational,
130:higher mind or late vision logic ::: Even more rare, found stably in less than 1% of the population and even more emergent is the turquoise altitude.Cognition at Turquoise is called late vision-logic or cross-paradigmatic and features the ability to connect meta-systems or paradigms, with other meta-systems. This is the realm of coordinating principles. Which are unified systems of systems of abstraction to other principles. ... Aurobindo indian sage and philosopher offers a more first-person account of turquoise which he called higher-mind, a unitarian sense of being with a powerful multiple dynamism capable of formation of a multitude of aspects of knowledge, ways of action, forms and significances of becoming of all of which a spontaneous inherient knowledge.Self-sense at turquoise is called Construct-aware and is the first stage of Cook-Greuter's extension of Loveigers work on ego-development. The Construct-aware stage sees individuals for the first time as exploring more and more complex thought-structures with awareness of the automatic nature of human map making and absurdities which unbridaled complexity and logical argumentation can lead. Individuals at this stage begin to see their ego as a central point of reference and therefore a limit to growth. They also struggle to balance unique self-expressions and their concurrent sense of importance, the imperical and intuitive knowledge that there is no fundamental subject-object separation and the budding awareness of self-identity as temporary which leads to a decreased ego-desire to create a stable self-identity. Turquoise individuals are keenly aware of the interplay between awareness, thought, action and effects. They seek personal and spiritual transformation and hold a complex matrix of self-identifications, the adequecy of which they increasingly call into question. Much of this already points to Turquoise values which embrace holistic and intuitive thinking and alignment to universal order in a conscious fashion.Faith at Turquoise is called Universalising and can generate faith compositions in which conceptions of Ultimate Reality start to include all beings. Individuals at Turquoise faith dedicate themselves to transformation of present reality in the direction of transcendent actuality. Both of these are preludes to the coming of Third Tier. ~ Essential Integral, L4.1-54 the Higher Mind,
131:complexity of the human constitution ::: There is another direction in which the ordinary practice of Yoga arrives at a helpful but narrowing simplification which is denied to the Sadhaka of the integral aim. The practice of Yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being, the stimulating but also embarrassing multiplicity of our personality, the rich endless confusion of Nature. To the ordinary man who lives upon his own waking surface, ignorant of the self's depths and vastnesses behind the veil, his psychological existence is fairly simple. A small but clamorous company of desires, some imperative intellectual and aesthetic cravings, some tastes, a few ruling or prominent ideas amid a great current of unconnected or ill-connected and mostly trivial thoughts, a number of more or less imperative vital needs, alternations of physical health and disease, a scattered and inconsequent succession of joys and griefs, frequent minor disturbances and vicissitudes and rarer strong searchings and upheavals of mind or body, and through it all Nature, partly with the aid of his thought and will, partly without or in spite of it, arranging these things in some rough practical fashion, some tolerable disorderly order, -- this is the material of his existence. The average human being even now is in his inward existence as crude and undeveloped as was the bygone primitive man in his outward life. But as soon as we go deep within ourselves, -- and Yoga means a plunge into all the multiple profundities of' the soul, -- we find ourselves subjectively, as man in his growth has found himself objectively, surrounded by a whole complex world which we have to know and to conquer. The most disconcerting discovery is to find that every part of us -- intellect, will, sense-mind, nervous or desire self, the heart, the body-has each, as it were, its own complex individuality and natural formation independent of the rest; it neither agrees with itself nor with the others nor with the representative ego which is the shadow cast by some central and centralising self on our superficial ignorance. We find that we are composed not of one but many personalities and each has its own demands and differing nature. Our being is a roughly constituted chaos into which we have to introduce the principle of a divine order. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.02 - Self-Consecration,
132:Countless books on divination, astrology, medicine and other subjectsDescribe ways to read signs. They do add to your learning,But they generate new thoughts and your stable attention breaks up.Cut down on this kind of knowledge - that's my sincere advice.You stop arranging your usual living space,But make everything just right for your retreat.This makes little sense and just wastes time.Forget all this - that's my sincere advice.You make an effort at practice and become a good and knowledgeable person.You may even master some particular capabilities.But whatever you attach to will tie you up.Be unbiased and know how to let things be - that's my sincere advice.You may think awakened activity means to subdue skepticsBy using sorcery, directing or warding off hail or lightning, for example.But to burn the minds of others will lead you to lower states.Keep a low profile - that's my sincere advice.Maybe you collect a lot of important writings,Major texts, personal instructions, private notes, whatever.If you haven't practiced, books won't help you when you die.Look at the mind - that's my sincere advice.When you focus on practice, to compare understandings and experience,Write books or poetry, to compose songs about your experienceAre all expressions of your creativity. But they just give rise to thinking.Keep yourself free from intellectualization - that's my sincere advice.In these difficult times you may feel that it is helpfulTo be sharp and critical with aggressive people around you.This approach will just be a source of distress and confusion for you.Speak calmly - that's my sincere advice.Intending to be helpful and without personal investment,You tell your friends what is really wrong with them.You may have been honest but your words gnaw at their heart.Speak pleasantly - that's my sincere advice.You engage in discussions, defending your views and refuting others'Thinking that you are clarifying the teachings.But this just gives rise to emotional posturing.Keep quiet - that's my sincere advice.You feel that you are being loyalBy being partial to your teacher, lineage or philosophical tradition.Boosting yourself and putting down others just causes hard feelings.Have nothing to do with all this - that's my sincere advice. ~ Longchenpa, excerpts from 30 Pieces of Sincere Advice
133:meta-systemic operations ::: As the 1950's and 60s begin to roll around the last stage of first tier emerged as a cultural force. With the Green Altitude we see the emergence of Pluralistic, Multicultural, Post-Modern world-views.Cognition is starting to move beyond formal-operations into the realm of co-ordinating systems of abstractions, in what is called Meta-systemic Cognition. While formal-operations acted upon the classes and relations between members of classes. Meta-systemic operations start at the level of relating systems to systems. The focus of these investigations is placed upon comparing, contrasting, transforming and synthesizing entire systems, rather than components of one system. This emergent faculty allows self-sense to focus around a heightened sense of individuality and an increased ability for emotional resonance. The recognition of individual differences, the ability to tolerate paradox and contradiction, and greater conceptual complexity all provide for an understanding of conflict as being both internally and externally caused. Context plays a major role in the creation of truth and individual perspective. With each being context dependent and open to subjective interpretation, meaning each perspective and truth are rendered relative and are not able to be judged as better or more true than any other. This fuels a value set that centers on softness over cold rationality. Sensitivity and preference over objectivity.Along with a focus on community harmony and equality which drives the valuing of sensitivity to others, reconcilation, consensus, dialogue, relationship, human development, bonding, and a seeking of a peace with the inner-self. Moral decisions are based on rights, values, or principles that are agreeable to all individuals composing a society based on fair and beneficial practices. All of this leads to the Equality movements and multiculturalism. And to the extreme form of relativitism which we saw earlier as context dependant nature of all truth including objective facts.Faith at the green altitude is called Conjunctive, and allows the self to integrate what was unrecognized by the previous stages self-certainty and cognitive and affective adaptation to reality. New features at this level of faith include the unification of symbolic power with conceptual meaning, an awareness of ones social unconscious, a reworking of ones past, and an opening to ones deeper self. ~ Essential Integral, 4.1-52 Meta-systemic Operations,
134:Who could have thought that this tanned young man with gentle, dreamy eyes, long wavy hair parted in the middle and falling to the neck, clad in a common coarse Ahmedabad dhoti, a close-fitting Indian jacket, and old-fashioned slippers with upturned toes, and whose face was slightly marked with smallpox, was no other than Mister Aurobindo Ghose, living treasure of French, Latin and Greek?" Actually, Sri Aurobindo was not yet through with books; the Western momentum was still there; he devoured books ordered from Bombay and Calcutta by the case. "Aurobindo would sit at his desk," his Bengali teacher continues, "and read by the light of an oil lamp till one in the morning, oblivious of the intolerable mosquito bites. I would see him seated there in the same posture for hours on end, his eyes fixed on his book, like a yogi lost in the contemplation of the Divine, unaware of all that went on around him. Even if the house had caught fire, it would not have broken this concentration." He read English, Russian, German, and French novels, but also, in ever larger numbers, the sacred books of India, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Ramayana, although he had never been in a temple except as an observer. "Once, having returned from the College," one of his friends recalls, "Sri Aurobindo sat down, picked up a book at random and started to read, while Z and some friends began a noisy game of chess. After half an hour, he put the book down and took a cup of tea. We had already seen him do this many times and were waiting eagerly for a chance to verify whether he read the books from cover to cover or only scanned a few pages here and there. Soon the test began. Z opened the book, read a line aloud and asked Sri Aurobindo to recite what followed. Sri Aurobindo concentrated for a moment, and then repeated the entire page without a single mistake. If he could read a hundred pages in half an hour, no wonder he could go through a case of books in such an incredibly short time." But Sri Aurobindo did not stop at the translations of the sacred texts; he began to study Sanskrit, which, typically, he learned by himself. When a subject was known to be difficult or impossible, he would refuse to take anyone's word for it, whether he were a grammarian, pandit, or clergyman, and would insist upon trying it himself. The method seemed to have some merit, for not only did he learn Sanskrit, but a few years later he discovered the lost meaning of the Veda. ~ Satprem, Sri Aurobindo Or The Adventure of Consciousness ,
135:The preliminary movement of Rajayoga is careful self-discipline by which good habits of mind are substituted for the lawless movements that indulge the lower nervous being. By the practice of truth, by renunciation of all forms of egoistic seeking, by abstention from injury to others, by purity, by constant meditation and inclination to the divine Purusha who is the true lord of the mental kingdom, a pure, clear state of mind and heart is established. This is the first step only. Afterwards, the ordinary activities of the mind and sense must be entirely quieted in order that the soul may be free to ascend to higher states of consciousness and acquire the foundation for a perfect freedom and self-mastery. But Rajayoga does not forget that the disabilities of the ordinary mind proceed largely from its subjection to the reactions of the nervous system and the body. It adopts therefore from the Hathayogic system its devices of asana and pranayama, but reduces their multiple and elaborate forms in each case to one simplest and most directly effective process sufficient for its own immediate object. Thus it gets rid of the Hathayogic complexity and cumbrousness while it utilises the swift and powerful efficacy of its methods for the control of the body and the vital functions and for the awakening of that internal dynamism, full of a latent supernormal faculty, typified in Yogic terminology by the kundalini, the coiled and sleeping serpent of Energy within. This done, the system proceeds to the perfect quieting of the restless mind and its elevation to a higher plane through concentration of mental force by the successive stages which lead to the utmost inner concentration or ingathered state of the consciousness which is called Samadhi. By Samadhi, in which the mind acquires the capacity of withdrawing from its limited waking activities into freer and higher states of consciousness, Rajayoga serves a double purpose. It compasses a pure mental action liberated from the confusions of the outer consciousness and passes thence to the higher supra-mental planes on which the individual soul enters into its true spiritual existence. But also it acquires the capacity of that free and concentrated energising of consciousness on its object which our philosophy asserts as the primary cosmic energy and the method of divine action upon the world. By this capacity the Yogin, already possessed of the highest supracosmic knowledge and experience in the state of trance, is able in the waking state to acquire directly whatever knowledge and exercise whatever mastery may be useful or necessary to his activities in the objective world. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Conditions of the Synthesis,
136:What do we understand by the term "chance"? Chance can only be the opposite of order and harmony. There is only one true harmony and that is the supramental - the reign of Truth, the expression of the Divine Law. In the Supermind, therefore, chance has no place. But in the lower Nature the supreme Truth is obscured: hence there is an absence of that divine unity of purpose and action which alone can constitute order. Lacking this unity, the domain of lower Nature is governed by what we may call chance - that is to say, it is a field in which various conflicting forces intermix, having no single definite aim. Whatever arises out of such a rushing together of forces is a result of confusion, dissonance and falsehood - a product of chance. Chance is not merely a conception to cover our ignorance of the causes at work; it is a description of the uncertain mele ́e of the lower Nature which lacks the calm one-pointedness of the divine Truth. The world has forgotten its divine origin and become an arena of egoistic energies; but it is still possible for it to open to the Truth, call it down by its aspiration and bring about a change in the whirl of chance. What men regard as a mechanical sequence of events, owing to their own mental associations, experiences and generalisations, is really manipulated by subtle agencies each of which tries to get its own will done. The world has got so subjected to these undivine agencies that the victory of the Truth cannot be won except by fighting for it. It has no right to it: it has to gain it by disowning the falsehood and the perversion, an important part of which is the facile notion that, since all things owe their final origin to the Divine, all their immediate activities also proceed directly from it. The fact is that here in the lower Nature the Divine is veiled by a cosmic Ignorance and what takes place does not proceed directly from the divine knowledge. That everything is equally the will of God is a very convenient suggestion of the hostile influences which would have the creation stick as tightly as possible to the disorder and ugliness to which it has been reduced. So what is to be done, you ask? Well, call down the Light, open yourselves to the power of Transformation. Innumerable times the divine peace has been given to you and as often you have lost it - because something in you refuses to surrender its petty egoistic routine. If you are not always vigilant, your nature will return to its old unregenerate habits even after it has been filled with the descending Truth. It is the struggle between the old and the new that forms the crux of the Yoga; but if you are bent on being faithful to the supreme Law and Order revealed to you, the parts of your being belonging to the domain of chance will, however slowly, be converted and divinised. ~ The Mother, Questions And Answers 1929-1931 ,
137:The modern distinction is that the poet appeals to the imagination and not to the intellect. But there are many kinds of imagination; the objective imagination which visualises strongly the outward aspects of life and things; the subjective imagination which visualises strongly the mental and emotional impressions they have the power to start in the mind; the imagination which deals in the play of mental fictions and to which we give the name of poetic fancy; the aesthetic imagination which delights in the beauty of words and images for their own sake and sees no farther. All these have their place in poetry, but they only give the poet his materials, they are only the first instruments in the creation of poetic style. The essential poetic imagination does not stop short with even the most subtle reproductions of things external or internal, with the richest or delicatest play of fancy or with the most beautiful colouring of word or image. It is creative, not of either the actual or the fictitious, but of the more and the most real; it sees the spiritual truth of things, - of this truth too there are many gradations, - which may take either the actual or the ideal for its starting-point. The aim of poetry, as of all true art, is neither a photographic or otherwise realistic imitation of Nature, nor a romantic furbishing and painting or idealistic improvement of her image, but an interpretation by the images she herself affords us, not on one but on many planes of her creation, of that which she conceals from us, but is ready, when rightly approached, to reveal. This is the true, because the highest and essential aim of poetry; but the human mind arrives at it only by a succession of steps, the first of which seems far enough from its object. It begins by stringing its most obvious and external ideas, feelings and sensations of things on a thread of verse in a sufficient language of no very high quality. But even when it gets to a greater adequacy and effectiveness, it is often no more than a vital, an emotional or an intellectual adequacy and effectiveness. There is a strong vital poetry which powerfully appeals to our sensations and our sense of life, like much of Byron or the less inspired mass of the Elizabethan drama; a strong emotional poetry which stirs our feelings and gives us the sense and active image of the passions; a strong intellectual poetry which satisfies our curiosity about life and its mechanism, or deals with its psychological and other "problems", or shapes for us our thoughts in an effective, striking and often quite resistlessly quotable fashion. All this has its pleasures for the mind and the surface soul in us, and it is certainly quite legitimate to enjoy them and to enjoy them strongly and vividly on our way upward; but if we rest content with these only, we shall never get very high up the hill of the Muses. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Future Poetry ,
138:Concentration is a gathering together of the consciousness and either centralising at one point or turning on a single object, e.g., the Divine; there can be also be a gathered condition throughout the whole being, not at a point. In meditation it is not indispensable to gather like this, one can simply remain with a quiet mind thinking of one subject or observing what comes in the consciousness and dealing with it. ... Of this true consciousness other than the superficial there are two main centres, one in the heart (not the physical heart, but the cardiac centre in the middle of the chest), one in the head. The concentration in the heart opens within and by following this inward opening and going deep one becomes aware of the soul or psychic being, the divine element in the individual. This being unveiled begins to come forward, to govern the nature, to turn it and all its movements towards the Truth, towards the Divine, and to call down into it all that is above. It brings the consciousness of the Presence, the dedication of the being to the Highest and invites the descent into our nature of a greater Force and Consciousness which is waiting above us. To concentrate in the heart centre with the offering of oneself to the Divine and the aspiration for this inward opening and for the Presence in the heart is the first way and, if it can be done, the natural beginning; for its result once obtained makes the spiritual path far more easy and safe than if one begins the other ways. That other way is the concentration in the head, in the mental centre. This, if it brings about the silence of the surface mind, opens up an inner, larger, deeper mind within which is more capable of receiving spiritual experience and spiritual knowledge. But once concentrated here one must open the silent mental consciousness upward and in the end it rises beyond the lid which has so long kept it tied in the body and finds a centre above the head where it is liberated into the Infinite. There it begins to come into contact with the universal Self, the Divine Peace, Light, Power, Knowledge, Bliss, to enter into that and become that, to feel the descent of these things into the nature. To concentrate in the head with the aspiration for quietude in the mind and the realisation of the Self and Divine above is the second way of concentration. It is important, however, to remember that the concentration of the consciousness in the head in only a preparation for its rising to the centre above; otherwise, one may get shut up in one's own mind and its experiences or at best attain only to a reflection of the Truth above instead of rising into the spiritual transcendence to live there. For some the mental concentration is easier, for some the concentration in the heart centre; some are capable of doing both alternatively - but to begin with the heart centre, if one can do it, is the most desirable. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - II ,
139:on purifying ego and desire ::: The elimination of all egoistic activity and of its foundation, the egoistic consciousness, is clearly the key to the consummation we desire. And since in the path of works action is the knot we have first to loosen, we must endeavour to loosen it where it is centrally tied, in desire and in ego; for otherwise we shall cut only stray strands and not the heart of our bondage.These are the two knots of our subjection to this ignorant and divided Nature, desire and ego-sense. And of these two desire has its native home in the emotions and sensations and instincts and from there affects thought and volition; ego-sense lives indeed in these movements, but it casts its deep roots also in the thinking mind and its will and it is there that it becomes fully self conscious. These are the twin obscure powers of the obsessing world-wide Ignorance that we have to enlighten and eliminate. In the field of action desire takes many forms, but the most powerful of all is the vital selfs craving or seeking after the fruit of our works. The fruit we covet may be a reward of internal pleasure; it may be the accomplishment of some preferred idea or some cherished will or the satisfaction of the egoistic emotions, or else the pride of success of our highest hopes and ambitions. Or it may be an external reward, a recompense entirely material, -wealth, position, honour, victory, good fortune or any other fulfilment of vital or physical desire. But all alike are lures by which egoism holds us. Always these satisfactions delude us with the sense of mastery and the idea of freedom, while really we are harnessed and guided or ridden and whipped by some gross or subtle, some noble or ignoble, figure of the blind Desire that drives the world. Therefore the first rule of action laid down by the Gita is to do the work that should be done without any desire for the fruit, niskama karma. ... The test it lays down is an absolute equality of the mind and the heart to all results, to all reactions, to all happenings. If good fortune and ill fortune, if respect and insult, if reputation and obloquy, if victory and defeat, if pleasant event and sorrowful event leave us not only unshaken but untouched, free in the emotions, free in the nervous reactions, free in the mental view, not responding with the least disturbance or vibration in any spot of the nature, then we have the absolute liberation to which the Gita points us, but not otherwise. The tiniest reaction is a proof that the discipline is imperfect and that some part of us accepts ignorance and bondage as its law and clings still to the old nature. Our self-conquest is only partially accomplished; it is still imperfect or unreal in some stretch or part or smallest spot of the ground of our nature. And that little pebble of imperfection may throw down the whole achievement of the Yoga ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Yoga of Divine Works,
140:Our culture, the laws of our culture, are predicated on the idea that people are conscious. People have experience; people make decisions, and can be held responsible for them. There's a free will element to it. You can debate all that philosophically, and fine, but the point is that that is how we act, and that is the idea that our legal system is predicated on. There's something deep about it, because you're subject to the law, but the law is also limited by you, which is to say that in a well-functioning, properly-grounded democratic system, you have intrinsic value. That's the source of your rights. Even if you're a murderer, we have to say the law can only go so far because there's something about you that's divine.Well, what does that mean? Partly it means that there's something about you that's conscious and capable of communicating, like you're a whole world unto yourself. You have that to contribute to everyone else, and that's valuable. You can learn new things, transform the structure of society, and invent a new way of dealing with the world. You're capable of all that. It's an intrinsic part of you, and that's associated with the idea that there's something about the logos that is necessary for the absolute chaos of the reality beyond experience to manifest itself as reality. That's an amazing idea because it gives consciousness a constitutive role in the cosmos. You can debate that, but you can't just bloody well brush it off. First of all, we are the most complicated things there are, that we know of, by a massive amount. We're so complicated that it's unbelievable. So there's a lot of cosmos out there, but there's a lot of cosmos in here, too, and which one is greater is by no means obvious, unless you use something trivial, like relative size, which really isn't a very sophisticated approach.Whatever it is that is you has this capacity to experience reality and to transform it, which is a very strange thing. You can conceptualize the future in your imagination, and then you can work and make that manifest-participate in the process of creation. That's one way of thinking about it. That's why I think Genesis 1 relates the idea that human beings are made in the image of the divine-men and women, which is interesting, because feminists are always criticizing Christianity as being inexorably patriarchal. Of course, they criticize everything like that, so it's hardly a stroke of bloody brilliance. But I think it's an absolute miracle that right at the beginning of the document it says straightforwardly, with no hesitation whatsoever, that the divine spark which we're associating with the word, that brings forth Being, is manifest in men and women equally. That's a very cool thing. You got to think, like I said, do you actually take that seriously? Well, what you got to ask is what happens if you don't take it seriously, right? Read Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. That's the best investigation into that tactic that's ever been produced. ~ Jordan Peterson, Biblical Series 1,
141:There is no invariable rule of such suffering. It is not the soul that suffers; the Self is calm and equal to all things and the only sorrow of the psychic being is the sorrow of the resistance of Nature to the Divine Will or the resistance of things and people to the call of the True, the Good and the Beautiful. What is affected by suffering is the vital nature and the body. When the soul draws towards the Divine, there may be a resistance in the mind and the common form of that is denial and doubt - which may create mental and vital suffering. There may again be a resistance in the vital nature whose principal character is desire and the attachment to the objects of desire, and if in this field there is conflict between the soul and the vital nature, between the Divine Attraction and the pull of the Ignorance, then obviously there may be much suffering of the mind and vital parts. The physical consciousness also may offer a resistance which is usually that of a fundamental inertia, an obscurity in the very stuff of the physical, an incomprehension, an inability to respond to the higher consciousness, a habit of helplessly responding to the lower mechanically, even when it does not want to do so; both vital and physical suffering may be the consequence. There is moreover the resistance of the Universal Nature which does not want the being to escape from the Ignorance into the Light. This may take the form of a vehement insistence on the continuation of the old movements, waves of them thrown on the mind and vital and body so that old ideas, impulses, desires, feelings, responses continue even after they are thrown out and rejected, and can return like an invading army from outside, until the whole nature, given to the Divine, refuses to admit them. This is the subjective form of the universal resistance, but it may also take an objective form - opposition, calumny, attacks, persecution, misfortunes of many kinds, adverse conditions and circumstances, pain, illness, assaults from men or forces. There too the possibility of suffering is evident. There are two ways to meet all that - first that of the Self, calm, equality, a spirit, a will, a mind, a vital, a physical consciousness that remain resolutely turned towards the Divine and unshaken by all suggestion of doubt, desire, attachment, depression, sorrow, pain, inertia. This is possible when the inner being awakens, when one becomes conscious of the Self, of the inner mind, the inner vital, the inner physical, for that can more easily attune itself to the divine Will, and then there is a division in the being as if there were two beings, one within, calm, strong, equal, unperturbed, a channel of the Divine Consciousness and Force, one without, still encroached on by the lower Nature; but then the disturbances of the latter become something superficial which are no more than an outer ripple, - until these under the inner pressure fade and sink away and the outer being too remains calm, concentrated, unattackable. There is also the way of the psychic, - when the psychic being comes out in its inherent power, its consecration, adoration, love of the Divine, self-giving, surrender and imposes these on the mind, vital and physical consciousness and compels them to turn all their movements Godward. If the psychic is strong and master... ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - IV Resistances,
142:If this is the truth of works, the first thing the sadhaka has to do is to recoil from the egoistic forms of activity and get rid of the sense of an "I" that acts. He has to see and feel that everything happens in him by the plastic conscious or subconscious or sometimes superconscious automatism of his mental and bodily instruments moved by the forces of spiritual, mental, vital and physical Nature. There is a personality on his surface that chooses and wills, submits and struggles, tries to make good in Nature or prevail over Nature, but this personality is itself a construction of Nature and so dominated, driven, determined by her that it cannot be free. It is a formation or expression of the Self in her, - it is a self of Nature rather than a self of Self, his natural and processive, not his spiritual and permanent being, a temporary constructed personality, not the true immortal Person. It is that Person that he must become. He must succeed in being inwardly quiescent, detach himself as the observer from the outer active personality and learn the play of the cosmic forces in him by standing back from all blinding absorption in its turns and movements. Thus calm, detached, a student of himself and a witness of his nature, he realises that he is the individual soul who observes the works of Nature, accepts tranquilly her results and sanctions or withholds his sanction from the impulse to her acts. At present this soul or Purusha is little more than an acquiescent spectator, influencing perhaps the action and development of the being by the pressure of its veiled consciousness, but for the most part delegating its powers or a fragment of them to the outer personality, - in fact to Nature, for this outer self is not lord but subject to her, anı̄sa; but, once unveiled, it can make its sanction or refusal effective, become the master of the action, dictate sovereignly a change of Nature. Even if for a long time, as the result of fixed association and past storage of energy, the habitual movement takes place independent of the Purusha's assent and even if the sanctioned movement is persistently refused by Nature for want of past habit, still he will discover that in the end his assent or refusal prevails, - slowly with much resistance or quickly with a rapid accommodation of her means and tendencies she modifies herself and her workings in the direction indicated by his inner sight or volition. Thus he learns in place of mental control or egoistic will an inner spiritual control which makes him master of the Nature-forces that work in him and not their unconscious instrument or mechanic slave. Above and around him is the Shakti, the universal Mother and from her he can get all his inmost soul needs and wills if only he has a true knowledge of her ways and a true surrender to the divine Will in her. Finally, he becomes aware of that highest dynamic Self within him and within Nature which is the source of all his seeing and knowing, the source of the sanction, the source of the acceptance, the source of the rejection. This is the Lord, the Supreme, the One-in-all, Ishwara-Shakti, of whom his soul is a portion, a being of that Being and a power of that Power. The rest of our progress depends on our knowledge of the ways in which the Lord of works manifests his Will in the world and in us and executes them through the transcendent and universal Shakti. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.08 - The Supreme Will,
143:DHARANANOW that we have learnt to observe the mind, so that we know how it works to some extent, and have begun to understand the elements of control, we may try the result of gathering together all the powers of the mind, and attempting to focus them on a single point. We know that it is fairly easy for the ordinary educated mind to think without much distraction on a subject in which it is much interested. We have the popular phrase, "revolving a thing in the mind"; and as long as the subject is sufficiently complex, as long as thoughts pass freely, there is no great difficulty. So long as a gyroscope is in motion, it remains motionless relatively to its support, and even resists attempts to distract it; when it stops it falls from that position. If the earth ceased to spin round the sun, it would at once fall into the sun. The moment then that the student takes a simple subject - or rather a simple object - and imagines it or visualizes it, he will find that it is not so much his creature as he supposed. Other thoughts will invade the mind, so that the object is altogether forgotten, perhaps for whole minutes at a time; and at other times the object itself will begin to play all sorts of tricks. Suppose you have chosen a white cross. It will move its bar up and down, elongate the bar, turn the bar oblique, get its arms unequal, turn upside down, grow branches, get a crack around it or a figure upon it, change its shape altogether like an Amoeba, change its size and distance as a whole, change the degree of its illumination, and at the same time change its colour. It will get splotchy and blotchy, grow patterns, rise, fall, twist and turn; clouds will pass over its face. There is no conceivable change of which it is incapable. Not to mention its total disappearance, and replacement by something altogether different! Any one to whom this experience does not occur need not imagine that he is meditating. It shows merely that he is incapable of concentrating his mind in the very smallest degree. Perhaps a student may go for several days before discovering that he is not meditating. When he does, the obstinacy of the object will infuriate him; and it is only now that his real troubles will begin, only now that Will comes really into play, only now that his manhood is tested. If it were not for the Will-development which he got in the conquest of Asana, he would probably give up. As it is, the mere physical agony which he underwent is the veriest trifle compared with the horrible tedium of Dharana. For the first week it may seem rather amusing, and you may even imagine you are progressing; but as the practice teaches you what you are doing, you will apparently get worse and worse. Please understand that in doing this practice you are supposed to be seated in Asana, and to have note-book and pencil by your side, and a watch in front of you. You are not to practise at first for more than ten minutes at a time, so as to avoid risk of overtiring the brain. In fact you will probably find that the whole of your willpower is not equal to keeping to a subject at all for so long as three minutes, or even apparently concentrating on it for so long as three seconds, or three-fifths of one second. By "keeping to it at all" is meant the mere attempt to keep to it. The mind becomes so fatigued, and the object so incredibly loathsome, that it is useless to continue for the time being. In Frater P.'s record we find that after daily practice for six months, meditations of four minutes and less are still being recorded. ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA ,
144:This greater Force is that of the Illumined Mind, a Mind no longer of higher Thought, but of spiritual light. Here the clarity of the spiritual intelligence, its tranquil daylight, gives place or subordinates itself to an intense lustre, a splendour and illumination of the spirit: a play of lightnings of spiritual truth and power breaks from above into the consciousness and adds to the calm and wide enlightenment and the vast descent of peace which characterise or accompany the action of the larger conceptual-spiritual principle, a fiery ardour of realisation and a rapturous ecstasy of knowledge. A downpour of inwardly visible Light very usually envelops this action; for it must be noted that, contrary to our ordinary conceptions, light is not primarily a material creation and the sense or vision of light accompanying the inner illumination is not merely a subjective visual image or a symbolic phenomenon: light is primarily a spiritual manifestation of the Divine Reality illuminative and creative; material light is a subsequent representation or conversion of it into Matter for the purposes of the material Energy. There is also in this descent the arrival of a greater dynamic, a golden drive, a luminous enthousiasmos of inner force and power which replaces the comparatively slow and deliberate process of the Higher Mind by a swift, sometimes a vehement, almost a violent impetus of rapid transformation. But these two stages of the ascent enjoy their authority and can get their own united completeness only by a reference to a third level; for it is from the higher summits where dwells the intuitional being that they derive the knowledge which they turn into thought or sight and bring down to us for the mind's transmutation. Intuition is a power of consciousness nearer and more intimate to the original knowledge by identity; for it is always something that leaps out direct from a concealed identity. It is when the consciousness of the subject meets with the consciousness in the object, penetrates it and sees, feels or vibrates with the truth of what it contacts, that the intuition leaps out like a spark or lightning-flash from the shock of the meeting; or when the consciousness, even without any such meeting, looks into itself and feels directly and intimately the truth or the truths that are there or so contacts the hidden forces behind appearances, then also there is the outbreak of an intuitive light; or, again, when the consciousness meets the Supreme Reality or the spiritual reality of things and beings and has a contactual union with it, then the spark, the flash or the blaze of intimate truth-perception is lit in its depths. This close perception is more than sight, more than conception: it is the result of a penetrating and revealing touch which carries in it sight and conception as part of itself or as its natural consequence. A concealed or slumbering identity, not yet recovering itself, still remembers or conveys by the intuition its own contents and the intimacy of its self-feeling and self-vision of things, its light of truth, its overwhelming and automatic certitude. ... Intuition is always an edge or ray or outleap of a superior light; it is in us a projecting blade, edge or point of a far-off supermind light entering into and modified by some intermediate truth-mind substance above us and, so modified, again entering into and very much blinded by our ordinary or ignorant mind substance; but on that higher level to which it is native its light is unmixed and therefore entirely and purely veridical, and its rays are not separated but connected or massed together in a play of waves of what might almost be called in the Sanskrit poetic figure a sea or mass of stable lightnings. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine ,
145:In the process of this change there must be by the very necessity of the effort two stages of its working. First, there will be the personal endeavour of the human being, as soon as he becomes aware by his soul, mind, heart of this divine possibility and turns towards it as the true object of life, to prepare himself for it and to get rid of all in him that belongs to a lower working, of all that stands in the way of his opening to the spiritual truth and its power, so as to possess by this liberation his spiritual being and turn all his natural movements into free means of its self-expression. It is by this turn that the self-conscious Yoga aware of its aim begins: there is a new awakening and an upward change of the life motive. So long as there is only an intellectual, ethical and other self-training for the now normal purposes of life which does not travel beyond the ordinary circle of working of mind, life and body, we are still only in the obscure and yet unillumined preparatory Yoga of Nature; we are still in pursuit of only an ordinary human perfection. A spiritual desire of the Divine and of the divine perfection, of a unity with him in all our being and a spiritual perfection in all our nature, is the effective sign of this change, the precursory power of a great integral conversion of our being and living. By personal effort a precursory change, a preliminary conversion can be effected; it amounts to a greater or less spiritualising of our mental motives, our character and temperament, and a mastery, stilling or changed action of the vital and physical life. This converted subjectivity can be made the base of some communion or unity of the soul in mind with the Divine and some partial reflection of the divine nature in the mentality of the human being. That is as far as man can go by his unaided or indirectly aided effort, because that is an effort of mind and mind cannot climb beyond itself permanently: at most it arises to a spiritualised and idealised mentality. If it shoots up beyond that border, it loses hold of itself, loses hold of life, and arrives either at a trance of absorption or a passivity. A greater perfection can only be arrived at by a higher power entering in and taking up the whole action of the being. The second stage of this Yoga will therefore be a persistent giving up of all the action of the nature into the hands of this greater Power, a substitution of its influence, possession and working for the personal effort, until the Divine to whom we aspire becomes the direct master of the Yoga and effects the entire spiritual and ideal conversion of the being. Two rules there are that will diminish the difficulty and obviate the danger. One must reject all that comes from the ego, from vital desire, from the mere mind and its presumptuous reasoning incompetence, all that ministers to these agents of the Ignorance. One must learn to hear and follow the voice of the inmost soul, the direction of the Guru, the command of the Master, the working of the Divine Mother. Whoever clings to the desires and weaknesses of the flesh, the cravings and passions of the vital in its turbulent ignorance, the dictates of his personal mind unsilenced and unillumined by a greater knowledge, cannot find the true inner law and is heaping obstacles in the way of the divine fulfilment. Whoever is able to detect and renounce those obscuring agencies and to discern and follow the true Guide within and without will discover the spiritual law and reach the goal of the Yoga. A radical and total change of consciousness is not only the whole meaning but, in an increasing force and by progressive stages, the whole method of the integral Yoga. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Yoga of Self-Perfection,
146:The principle of Yoga is the turning of one or of all powers of our human existence into a means of reaching the divine Being. In an ordinary Yoga one main power of being or one group of its powers is made the means, vehicle, path. In a synthetic Yoga all powers will be combined and included in the transmuting instrumentation. In Hathayoga the instrument is the body and life. All the power of the body is stilled, collected, purified, heightened, concentrated to its utmost limits or beyond any limits by Asana and other physical processes; the power of the life too is similarly purified, heightened, concentrated by Asana and Pranayama. This concentration of powers is then directed towards that physical centre in which the divine consciousness sits concealed in the human body. The power of Life, Nature-power, coiled up with all its secret forces asleep in the lowest nervous plexus of the earth-being,-for only so much escapes into waking action in our normal operations as is sufficient for the limited uses of human life,-rises awakened through centre after centre and awakens, too, in its ascent and passage the forces of each successive nodus of our being, the nervous life, the heart of emotion and ordinary mentality, the speech, sight, will, the higher knowledge, till through and above the brain it meets with and it becomes one with the divine consciousness. In Rajayoga the chosen instrument is the mind. our ordinary mentality is first disciplined, purified and directed towards the divine Being, then by a summary process of Asana and Pranayama the physical force of our being is stilled and concentrated, the life-force released into a rhythmic movement capable of cessation and concentrated into a higher power of its upward action, the mind, supported and strengthened by this greater action and concentration of the body and life upon which it rests, is itself purified of all its unrest and emotion and its habitual thought-waves, liberated from distraction and dispersion, given its highest force of concentration, gathered up into a trance of absorption. Two objects, the one temporal, the other eternal,are gained by this discipline. Mind-power develops in another concentrated action abnormal capacities of knowledge, effective will, deep light of reception, powerful light of thought-radiation which are altogether beyond the narrow range of our normal mentality; it arrives at the Yogic or occult powers around which there has been woven so much quite dispensable and yet perhaps salutary mystery. But the one final end and the one all-important gain is that the mind, stilled and cast into a concentrated trance, can lose itself in the divine consciousness and the soul be made free to unite with the divine Being. The triple way takes for its chosen instruments the three main powers of the mental soul-life of the human being. Knowledge selects the reason and the mental vision and it makes them by purification, concentration and a certain discipline of a Goddirected seeking its means for the greatest knowledge and the greatest vision of all, God-knowledge and God-vision. Its aim is to see, know and be the Divine. Works, action selects for its instrument the will of the doer of works; it makes life an offering of sacrifice to the Godhead and by purification, concentration and a certain discipline of subjection to the divine Will a means for contact and increasing unity of the soul of man with the divine Master of the universe. Devotion selects the emotional and aesthetic powers of the soul and by turning them all Godward in a perfect purity, intensity, infinite passion of seeking makes them a means of God-possession in one or many relations of unity with the Divine Being. All aim in their own way at a union or unity of the human soul with the supreme Spirit. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Yoga of Self-Perfection,
147:The perfect supramental action will not follow any single principle or limited rule.It is not likely to satisfy the standard either of the individual egoist or of any organised group-mind. It will conform to the demand neither of the positive practical man of the world nor of the formal moralist nor of the patriot nor of the sentimental philanthropist nor of the idealising philosopher. It will proceed by a spontaneous outflowing from the summits in the totality of an illumined and uplifted being, will and knowledge and not by the selected, calculated and standardised action which is all that the intellectual reason or ethical will can achieve. Its sole aim will be the expression of the divine in us and the keeping together of the world and its progress towards the Manifestation that is to be. This even will not be so much an aim and purpose as a spontaneous law of the being and an intuitive determination of the action by the Light of the divine Truth and its automatic influence. It will proceed like the action of Nature from a total will and knowledge behind her, but a will and knowledge enlightened in a conscious supreme Nature and no longer obscure in this ignorant Prakriti. It will be an action not bound by the dualities but full and large in the spirit's impartial joy of existence. The happy and inspired movement of a divine Power and Wisdom guiding and impelling us will replace the perplexities and stumblings of the suffering and ignorant ego. If by some miracle of divine intervention all mankind at once could be raised to this level, we should have something on earth like the Golden Age of the traditions, Satya Yuga, the Age of Truth or true existence. For the sign of the Satya Yuga is that the Law is spontaneous and conscious in each creature and does its own works in a perfect harmony and freedom. Unity and universality, not separative division, would be the foundation of the consciousness of the race; love would be absolute; equality would be consistent with hierarchy and perfect in difference; absolute justice would be secured by the spontaneous action of the being in harmony with the truth of things and the truth of himself and others and therefore sure of true and right result; right reason, no longer mental but supramental, would be satisfied not by the observation of artificial standards but by the free automatic perception of right relations and their inevitable execution in the act. The quarrel between the individual and society or disastrous struggle between one community and another could not exist: the cosmic consciousness imbedded in embodied beings would assure a harmonious diversity in oneness. In the actual state of humanity, it is the individual who must climb to this height as a pioneer and precursor. His isolation will necessarily give a determination and a form to his outward activities that must be quite other than those of a consciously divine collective action. The inner state, the root of his acts, will be the same; but the acts themselves may well be very different from what they would be on an earth liberated from ignorance. Nevertheless his consciousness and the divine mechanism of his conduct, if such a word can be used of so free a thing, would be such as has been described, free from that subjection to vital impurity and desire and wrong impulse which we call sin, unbound by that rule of prescribed moral formulas which we call virtue, spontaneously sure and pure and perfect in a greater consciousness than the mind's, governed in all its steps by the light and truth of the Spirit. But if a collectivity or group could be formed of those who had reached the supramental perfection, there indeed some divine creation could take shape; a new earth could descend that would be a new heaven, a world of supramental light could be created here amidst the receding darkness of this terrestrial ignorance. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga 1.07 - Standards of Conduct and Spiritual Freedom,
148:PRATYAHARAPRATYAHARA is the first process in the mental part of our task. The previous practices, Asana, Pranayama, Yama, and Niyama, are all acts of the body, while mantra is connected with speech: Pratyahara is purely mental. And what is Pratyahara? This word is used by different authors in different senses. The same word is employed to designate both the practice and the result. It means for our present purpose a process rather strategical than practical; it is introspection, a sort of general examination of the contents of the mind which we wish to control: Asana having been mastered, all immediate exciting causes have been removed, and we are free to think what we are thinking about. A very similar experience to that of Asana is in store for us. At first we shall very likely flatter ourselves that our minds are pretty calm; this is a defect of observation. Just as the European standing for the first time on the edge of the desert will see nothing there, while his Arab can tell him the family history of each of the fifty persons in view, because he has learnt how to look, so with practice the thoughts will become more numerous and more insistent. As soon as the body was accurately observed it was found to be terribly restless and painful; now that we observe the mind it is seen to be more restless and painful still. (See diagram opposite.) A similar curve might be plotted for the real and apparent painfulness of Asana. Conscious of this fact, we begin to try to control it: "Not quite so many thoughts, please!" "Don't think quite so fast, please!" "No more of that kind of thought, please!" It is only then that we discover that what we thought was a school of playful porpoises is really the convolutions of the sea-serpent. The attempt to repress has the effect of exciting. When the unsuspecting pupil first approaches his holy but wily Guru, and demands magical powers, that Wise One replies that he will confer them, points out with much caution and secrecy some particular spot on the pupil's body which has never previously attracted his attention, and says: "In order to obtain this magical power which you seek, all that is necessary is to wash seven times in the Ganges during seven days, being particularly careful to avoid thinking of that one spot." Of course the unhappy youth spends a disgusted week in thinking of little else. It is positively amazing with what persistence a thought, even a whole train of thoughts, returns again and again to the charge. It becomes a positive nightmare. It is intensely annoying, too, to find that one does not become conscious that one has got on to the forbidden subject until one has gone right through with it. However, one continues day after day investigating thoughts and trying to check them; and sooner or later one proceeds to the next stage, Dharana, the attempt to restrain the mind to a single object. Before we go on to this, however, we must consider what is meant by success in Pratyahara. This is a very extensive subject, and different authors take widely divergent views. One writer means an analysis so acute that every thought is resolved into a number of elements (see "The Psychology of Hashish," Section V, in Equinox II). Others take the view that success in the practice is something like the experience which Sir Humphrey Davy had as a result of taking nitrous oxide, in which he exclaimed: "The universe is composed exclusively of ideas." Others say that it gives Hamlet's feeling: "There's nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so," interpreted as literally as was done by Mrs. Eddy. However, the main point is to acquire some sort of inhibitory power over the thoughts. Fortunately there is an unfailing method of acquiring this power. It is given in Liber III. If Sections 1 and 2 are practised (if necessary with the assistance of another person to aid your vigilance) you will soon be able to master the final section. ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA ,
149:STAGE TWO: THE CHONYID The Chonyid is the period of the appearance of the peaceful and wrathful deities-that is to say, the subtle realm, the Sambhogakaya. When the Clear Light of the causal realm is resisted and contracted against, then that Reality is transformed into the primordial seed forms of the peaceful deities (ishtadevas of the subtle sphere), and these in turn, if resisted and denied, are transformed into the wrathful deities. The peaceful deities appear first: through seven successive substages, there appear various forms of the tathagatas, dakinis, and vidyadharas, all accompanied by the most dazzlingly brilliant colors and aweinspiring suprahuman sounds. One after another, the divine visions, lights, and subtle luminous sounds cascade through awareness. They are presented, given, to the individual openly, freely, fully, and completely: visions of God in almost painful intensity and brilliance. How the individual handles these divine visions and sounds (nada) is of the utmost significance, because each divine scenario is accompanied by a much less intense vision, by a region of relative dullness and blunted illuminations. These concomitant dull and blunted visions represent the first glimmerings of the world of samsara, of the six realms of egoic grasping, of the dim world of duality and fragmentation and primitive forms of low-level unity. According to the Thotrol. most individuals simply recoil in the face of these divine illuminations- they contract into less intense and more manageable forms of experience. Fleeing divine illumination, they glide towards the fragmented-and thus less intense-realm of duality and multiplicity. But it's not just that they recoil against divinity-it is that they are attracted to the lower realms, drawn to them, and find satisfaction in them. The Thotrol says they are actually "attracted to the impure lights." As we have put it, these lower realms are substitute gratifications. The individual thinks that they are just what he wants, these lower realms of denseness. But just because these realms are indeed dimmer and less intense, they eventually prove to be worlds without bliss, without illumination, shot through with pain and suffering. How ironic: as a substitute for God, individuals create and latch onto Hell, known as samsara, maya, dismay. In Christian theology it is said that the flames of Hell are God's love (Agape) denied. Thus the message is repeated over and over again in the Chonyid stage: abide in the lights of the Five Wisdoms and subtle tathagatas, look not at the duller lights of samsara. of the six realms, of safe illusions and egoic dullness. As but one example: Thereupon, because of the power of bad karma, the glorious blue light of the Wisdom of the Dharmadhatu will produce in thee fear and terror, and thou wilt wish to flee from it. Thou wilt begat a fondness for the dull white light of the devas [one of the lower realms]. At this stage, thou must not be awed by the divine blue light which will appear shining, dazzling, and glorious; and be not startled by it. That is the light of the Tathagata called the Light of the Wisdom of the Dharmadhatu. Be not fond of the dull white light of the devas. Be not attached to it; be not weak. If thou be attached to it, thou wilt wander into the abodes of the devas and be drawn into the whirl of the Six Lokas. The point is this: ''If thou are frightened by the pure radiances of Wisdom and attracted by the impure lights of the Six Lokas [lower realms], then thou wilt assume a body in any of the Six Lokas and suffer samsaric miseries; and thou wilt never be emancipated from the Ocean of Samsara, wherein thou wilt be whirled round and round and made to taste the sufferings thereof." But here is what is happening: in effect, we are seeing the primal and original form of the Atman project in its negative and contracting aspects. In this second stage (the Chonyid), there is already some sort of boundary in awareness, there is already some sort of subject-object duality superimposed upon the original Wholeness and Oneness of the Chikhai Dharmakaya. So now there is boundary-and wherever there is boundary, there is the Atman project. ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project 129,
150:To arrive then at this settled divine status must be the object of our concentration. The first step in concentration must be always to accustom the discursive mind to a settled unwavering pursuit of a single course of connected thought on a single subject and this it must do undistracted by all lures and alien calls on its attention. Such concentration is common enough in our ordinary life, but it becomes more difficult when we have to do it inwardly without any outward object or action on which to keep the mind; yet this inward concentration is what the seeker of knowledge must effect. Nor must it be merely the consecutive thought of the intellectual thinker, whose only object is to conceive and intellectually link together his conceptions. It is not, except perhaps at first, a process of reasoning that is wanted so much as a dwelling so far as possible on the fruitful essence of the idea which by the insistence of the soul's will upon it must yield up all the facets of its truth. Thus if it be the divine Love that is the subject of concentration, it is on the essence of the idea of God as Love that the mind should concentrate in such a way that the various manifestation of the divine Love should arise luminously, not only to the thought, but in the heart and being and vision of the Sadhaka. The thought may come first and the experience afterwards, but equally the experience may come first and the knowledge arise out of the experience. Afterwards the thing attained has to be dwelt on and more and more held till it becomes a constant experience and finally the Dharma or law of the being. This is the process of concentrated meditation; but a more strenuous method is the fixing of the whole mind in concentration on the essence of the idea only, so as to reach not the thought-knowledge or the psychological experience of the subject, but the very essence of the thing behind the idea. In this process thought ceases and passes into the absorbed or ecstatic contemplation of the object or by a merging into it m an inner Samadhi. If this be the process followed, then subsequently the state into which we rise must still be called down to take possession of the lower being, to shed its light, power and bliss on our ordinary consciousness. For otherwise we may possess it, as many do, in the elevated condition or in the inward Samadhi, but we shall lose our hold of it when we awake or descend into the contacts of the world; and this truncated possession is not the aim of an integral Yoga. A third process is neither at first to concentrate in a strenuous meditation on the one subject nor in a strenuous contemplation of the one object of thought-vision, but first to still the mind altogether. This may be done by various ways; one is to stand back from the mental action altogether not participating in but simply watching it until, tired of its unsanctioned leaping and running, it falls into an increasing and finally an absolute quiet. Another is to reject the thought-suggestions, to cast them away from the mind whenever they come and firmly hold to the peace of the being which really and always exists behind the trouble and riot of the mind. When this secret peace is unveiled, a great calm settles on the being and there comes usually with it the perception and experience of the all-pervading silent Brahman, everything else at first seeming to be mere form and eidolon. On the basis of this calm everything else may be built up in the knowledge and experience no longer of the external phenomena of things but of the deeper truth of the divine manifestation. Ordinarily, once this state is obtained, strenuous concentration will be found no longer necessary. A free concentration of will using thought merely for suggestion and the giving of light to the lower members will take its place. This Will will then insist on the physical being, the vital existence, the heart and the mind remoulding themselves in the forms of the Divine which reveal themselves out of the silent Brahman. By swifter or slower degrees according to the previous preparation and purification of the members, they will be obliged with more or less struggle to obey the law of the will and its thought-suggestion, so that eventually the knowledge of the Divine takes possession of our consciousness on all its planes and the image of the Divine is formed in our human existence even as it was done by the old Vedic Sadhakas. For the integral Yoga this is the most direct and powerful discipline. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga The Yoga of Integral Knowledge,
151:CHAPTER XIIIOF THE BANISHINGS: AND OF THE PURIFICATIONS.Cleanliness is next to Godliness, and had better come first. Purity means singleness. God is one. The wand is not a wand if it has something sticking to it which is not an essential part of itself. If you wish to invoke Venus, you do not succeed if there are traces of Saturn mixed up with it.That is a mere logical commonplace: in magick one must go much farther than this. One finds one's analogy in electricity. If insulation is imperfect, the whole current goes back to earth. It is useless to plead that in all those miles of wire there is only one-hundredth of an inch unprotected. It is no good building a ship if the water can enter, through however small a hole.That first task of the Magician in every ceremony is therefore to render his Circle absolutely impregnable. If one littlest thought intrude upon the mind of the Mystic, his concentration is absolutely destroyed; and his consciousness remains on exactly the same level as the Stockbroker's. Even the smallest baby is incompatible with the virginity of its mother. If you leave even a single spirit within the circle, the effect of the conjuration will be entirely absorbed by it.> {101}The Magician must therefore take the utmost care in the matter of purification, "firstly", of himself, "secondly", of his instruments, "thirdly", of the place of working. Ancient Magicians recommended a preliminary purification of from three days to many months. During this period of training they took the utmost pains with diet. They avoided animal food, lest the elemental spirit of the animal should get into their atmosphere. They practised sexual abstinence, lest they should be influenced in any way by the spirit of the wife. Even in regard to the excrements of the body they were equally careful; in trimming the hair and nails, they ceremonially destroyed> the severed portion. They fasted, so that the body itself might destroy anything extraneous to the bare necessity of its existence. They purified the mind by special prayers and conservations. They avoided the contamination of social intercourse, especially the conjugal kind; and their servitors were disciples specially chosen and consecrated for the work.In modern times our superior understanding of the essentials of this process enables us to dispense to some extent with its external rigours; but the internal purification must be even more carefully performed. We may eat meat, provided that in doing so we affirm that we eat it in order to strengthen us for the special purpose of our proposed invocation.> {102}By thus avoiding those actions which might excite the comment of our neighbours we avoid the graver dangers of falling into spiritual pride.We have understood the saying: "To the pure all things are pure", and we have learnt how to act up to it. We can analyse the mind far more acutely than could the ancients, and we can therefore distinguish the real and right feeling from its imitations. A man may eat meat from self-indulgence, or in order to avoid the dangers of asceticism. We must constantly examine ourselves, and assure ourselves that every action is really subservient to the One Purpose.It is ceremonially desirable to seal and affirm this mental purity by Ritual, and accordingly the first operation in any actual ceremony is bathing and robing, with appropriate words. The bath signifies the removal of all things extraneous to antagonistic to the one thought. The putting on of the robe is the positive side of the same operation. It is the assumption of the fame of mind suitable to that one thought.A similar operation takes place in the preparation of every instrument, as has been seen in the Chapter devoted to that subject. In the preparation of theplace of working, the same considerations apply. We first remove from that place all objects; and we then put into it those objects, and only those {103} objects, which are necessary. During many days we occupy ourselves in this process of cleansing and consecration; and this again is confirmed in the actual ceremony.The cleansed and consecrated Magician takes his cleansed and consecrated instruments into that cleansed and consecrated place, and there proceeds to repeat that double ceremony in the ceremony itself, which has these same two main parts. The first part of every ceremony is the banishing; the second, the invoking. The same formula is repeated even in the ceremony of banishing itself, for in the banishing ritual of the pentagram we not only command the demons to depart, but invoke the Archangels and their hosts to act as guardians of the Circle during our pre-occupation with the ceremony proper.In more elaborate ceremonies it is usual to banish everything by name. Each element, each planet, and each sign, perhaps even the Sephiroth themselves; all are removed, including the very one which we wished to invoke, for that force ... ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA ,
152:Chapter LXXXII: Epistola Penultima: The Two Ways to RealityCara Soror,Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.How very sensible of you, though I admit somewhat exacting!You write-Will you tell me exactly why I should devote so much of my valuable time to subjects like Magick and Yoga.That is all very well. But you ask me to put it in syllogistic form. I have no doubt this can be done, though the task seems somewhat complicated. I think I will leave it to you to construct your series of syllogisms yourself from the arguments of this letter.In your main question the operative word is "valuable. Why, I ask, in my turn, should you consider your time valuable? It certainly is not valuable unless the universe has a meaning, and what is more, unless you know what that meaning is-at least roughly-it is millions to one that you will find yourself barking up the wrong tree.First of all let us consider this question of the meaning of the universe. It is its own evidence to design, and that design intelligent design. There is no question of any moral significance-"one man's meat is another man's poison" and so on. But there can be no possible doubt about the existence of some kind of intelligence, and that kind is far superior to anything of which we know as human.How then are we to explore, and finally to interpret this intelligence?It seems to me that there are two ways and only two. Imagine for a moment that you are an orphan in charge of a guardian, inconceivably learned from your point of view.Suppose therefore that you are puzzled by some problem suitable to your childish nature, your obvious and most simple way is to approach your guardian and ask him to enlighten you. It is clearly part of his function as guardian to do his best to help you. Very good, that is the first method, and close parallel with what we understand by the word Magick.We are bothered by some difficulty about one of the elements-say Fire-it is therefore natural to evoke a Salamander to instruct you on the difficult point. But you must remember that your Holy Guardian Angel is not only far more fully instructed than yourself on every point that you can conceive, but you may go so far as to say that it is definitely his work, or part of his work; remembering always that he inhabits a sphere or plane which is entirely different from anything of which you are normally aware.To attain to the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel is consequently without doubt by far the simplest way by which you can yourself approach that higher order of being.That, then, is a clearly intelligible method of procedure. We call it Magick.It is of course possible to strengthen the link between him and yourself so that in course of time you became capable of moving and, generally speaking, operating on that plane which is his natural habitat.There is however one other way, and one only, as far as I can see, of reaching this state.It is at least theoretically possible to exalt the whole of your own consciousness until it becomes as free to move on that exalted plane as it is for him. You should note, by the way, that in this case the postulation of another being is not necessary. There is no way of refuting the solipsism if you feel like that. Personally I cannot accede to its axiom. The evidence for an external universe appears to me perfectly adequate.Still there is no extra charge for thinking on those lines if you so wish.I have paid a great deal of attention in the course of my life to the method of exalting the human consciousness in this way; and it is really quite legitimate to identify my teaching with that of the Yogis.I must however point out that in the course of my instruction I have given continual warnings as to the dangers of this line of research. For one thing there is no means of checking your results in the ordinary scientific sense. It is always perfectly easy to find a subjective explanation of any phenomenon; and when one considers that the greatest of all the dangers in any line of research arise from egocentric vanity, I do not think I have exceeded my duty in anything that I have said to deter students from undertaking so dangerous a course as Yoga.It is, of course, much safer if you are in a position to pursue in the Indian Jungles, provided that your health will stand the climate and also, I must say, unless you have a really sound teacher on whom you can safely rely. But then, if we once introduce a teacher, why not go to the Fountain-head and press towards the Knowledge and conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel?In any case your Indian teacher will ultimately direct you to seek guidance from that source, so it seems to me that you have gone to a great deal of extra trouble and incurred a great deal of unnecessary danger by not leaving yourself in the first place in the hands of the Holy Guardian Angel.In any case there are the two methods which stand as alternatives. I do not know of any third one which can be of any use whatever. Logically, since you have asked me to be logical, there is certainly no third way; there is the external way of Magick, and the internal way of Yoga: there you have your alternatives, and there they cease.Love is the law, love under will.Fraternally,666 ~ Aleister Crowley, Magick Without Tears ,
153:Education THE EDUCATION of a human being should begin at birth and continue throughout his life. Indeed, if we want this education to have its maximum result, it should begin even before birth; in this case it is the mother herself who proceeds with this education by means of a twofold action: first, upon herself for her own improvement, and secondly, upon the child whom she is forming physically. For it is certain that the nature of the child to be born depends very much upon the mother who forms it, upon her aspiration and will as well as upon the material surroundings in which she lives. To see that her thoughts are always beautiful and pure, her feelings always noble and fine, her material surroundings as harmonious as possible and full of a great simplicity - this is the part of education which should apply to the mother herself. And if she has in addition a conscious and definite will to form the child according to the highest ideal she can conceive, then the very best conditions will be realised so that the child can come into the world with his utmost potentialities. How many difficult efforts and useless complications would be avoided in this way! Education to be complete must have five principal aspects corresponding to the five principal activities of the human being: the physical, the vital, the mental, the psychic and the spiritual. Usually, these phases of education follow chronologically the growth of the individual; this, however, does not mean that one of them should replace another, but that all must continue, completing one another until the end of his life. We propose to study these five aspects of education one by one and also their interrelationships. But before we enter into the details of the subject, I wish to make a recommendation to parents. Most parents, for various reasons, give very little thought to the true education which should be imparted to children. When they have brought a child into the world, provided him with food, satisfied his various material needs and looked after his health more or less carefully, they think they have fully discharged their duty. Later on, they will send him to school and hand over to the teachers the responsibility for his education. There are other parents who know that their children must be educated and who try to do what they can. But very few, even among those who are most serious and sincere, know that the first thing to do, in order to be able to educate a child, is to educate oneself, to become conscious and master of oneself so that one never sets a bad example to one's child. For it is above all through example that education becomes effective. To speak good words and to give wise advice to a child has very little effect if one does not oneself give him an example of what one teaches. Sincerity, honesty, straightforwardness, courage, disinterestedness, unselfishness, patience, endurance, perseverance, peace, calm, self-control are all things that are taught infinitely better by example than by beautiful speeches. Parents, have a high ideal and always act in accordance with it and you will see that little by little your child will reflect this ideal in himself and spontaneously manifest the qualities you would like to see expressed in his nature. Quite naturally a child has respect and admiration for his parents; unless they are quite unworthy, they will always appear to their child as demigods whom he will try to imitate as best he can. With very few exceptions, parents are not aware of the disastrous influence that their own defects, impulses, weaknesses and lack of self-control have on their children. If you wish to be respected by a child, have respect for yourself and be worthy of respect at every moment. Never be authoritarian, despotic, impatient or ill-tempered. When your child asks you a question, do not give him a stupid or silly answer under the pretext that he cannot understand you. You can always make yourself understood if you take enough trouble; and in spite of the popular saying that it is not always good to tell the truth, I affirm that it is always good to tell the truth, but that the art consists in telling it in such a way as to make it accessible to the mind of the hearer. In early life, until he is twelve or fourteen, the child's mind is hardly open to abstract notions and general ideas. And yet you can train it to understand these things by using concrete images, symbols or parables. Up to quite an advanced age and for some who mentally always remain children, a narrative, a story, a tale well told teach much more than any number of theoretical explanations. Another pitfall to avoid: do not scold your child without good reason and only when it is quite indispensable. A child who is too often scolded gets hardened to rebuke and no longer attaches much importance to words or severity of tone. And above all, take good care never to scold him for a fault which you yourself commit. Children are very keen and clear-sighted observers; they soon find out your weaknesses and note them without pity. When a child has done something wrong, see that he confesses it to you spontaneously and frankly; and when he has confessed, with kindness and affection make him understand what was wrong in his movement so that he will not repeat it, but never scold him; a fault confessed must always be forgiven. You should not allow any fear to come between you and your child; fear is a pernicious means of education: it invariably gives birth to deceit and lying. Only a discerning affection that is firm yet gentle and an adequate practical knowledge will create the bonds of trust that are indispensable for you to be able to educate your child effectively. And do not forget that you have to control yourself constantly in order to be equal to your task and truly fulfil the duty which you owe your child by the mere fact of having brought him into the world. Bulletin, February 1951 ~ The Mother, On Education ,
154:SECTION 1. Books for Serious Study Liber CCXX. (Liber AL vel Legis.) The Book of the Law. This book is the foundation of the New Æon, and thus of the whole of our work. The Equinox. The standard Work of Reference in all occult matters. The Encyclopaedia of Initiation. Liber ABA (Book 4). A general account in elementary terms of magical and mystical powers. In four parts: (1) Mysticism (2) Magical (Elementary Theory) (3) Magick in Theory and Practice (this book) (4) The Law. Liber II. The Message of the Master Therion. Explains the essence of the new Law in a very simple manner. Liber DCCCXXXVIII. The Law of Liberty. A further explanation of The Book of the Law in reference to certain ethical problems. Collected Works of A. Crowley. These works contain many mystical and magical secrets, both stated clearly in prose, and woven into the Robe of sublimest poesy. The Yi King. (S. B. E. Series [vol. XVI], Oxford University Press.) The "Classic of Changes"; give the initiated Chinese system of Magick. The Tao Teh King. (S. B. E. Series [vol. XXXIX].) Gives the initiated Chinese system of Mysticism. Tannhäuser, by A. Crowley. An allegorical drama concerning the Progress of the Soul; the Tannhäuser story slightly remodelled. The Upanishads. (S. B. E. Series [vols. I & XV.) The Classical Basis of Vedantism, the best-known form of Hindu Mysticism. The Bhagavad-gita. A dialogue in which Krishna, the Hindu "Christ", expounds a system of Attainment. The Voice of the Silence, by H.P. Blavatsky, with an elaborate commentary by Frater O.M. Frater O.M., 7°=48, is the most learned of all the Brethren of the Order; he has given eighteen years to the study of this masterpiece. Raja-Yoga, by Swami Vivekananda. An excellent elementary study of Hindu mysticism. His Bhakti-Yoga is also good. The Shiva Samhita. An account of various physical means of assisting the discipline of initiation. A famous Hindu treatise on certain physical practices. The Hathayoga Pradipika. Similar to the Shiva Samhita. The Aphorisms of Patanjali. A valuable collection of precepts pertaining to mystical attainment. The Sword of Song. A study of Christian theology and ethics, with a statement and solution of the deepest philosophical problems. Also contains the best account extant of Buddhism, compared with modern science. The Book of the Dead. A collection of Egyptian magical rituals. Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie, by Eliphas Levi. The best general textbook of magical theory and practice for beginners. Written in an easy popular style. The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage. The best exoteric account of the Great Work, with careful instructions in procedure. This Book influenced and helped the Master Therion more than any other. The Goetia. The most intelligible of all the mediæval rituals of Evocation. Contains also the favourite Invocation of the Master Therion. Erdmann's History of Philosophy. A compendious account of philosophy from the earliest times. Most valuable as a general education of the mind. The Spiritual Guide of [Miguel de] Molinos. A simple manual of Christian Mysticism. The Star in the West. (Captain Fuller). An introduction to the study of the Works of Aleister Crowley. The Dhammapada. (S. B. E. Series [vol. X], Oxford University Press). The best of the Buddhist classics. The Questions of King Milinda. (S. B. E. Series [vols. XXXV & XXXVI].) Technical points of Buddhist dogma, illustrated bydialogues. Liber 777 vel Prolegomena Symbolica Ad Systemam Sceptico-Mysticæ Viæ Explicandæ, Fundamentum Hieroglyphicam Sanctissimorum Scientiæ Summæ. A complete Dictionary of the Correspondences of all magical elements, reprinted with extensive additions, making it the only standard comprehensive book of reference ever published. It is to the language of Occultism what Webster or Murray is to the English language. Varieties of Religious Experience (William James). Valuable as showing the uniformity of mystical attainment. Kabbala Denudata, von Rosenroth: also The Kabbalah Unveiled, by S.L. Mathers. The text of the Qabalah, with commentary. A good elementary introduction to the subject. Konx Om Pax [by Aleister Crowley]. Four invaluable treatises and a preface on Mysticism and Magick. The Pistis Sophia [translated by G.R.S. Mead or Violet McDermot]. An admirable introduction to the study of Gnosticism. The Oracles of Zoroaster [Chaldæan Oracles]. An invaluable collection of precepts mystical and magical. The Dream of Scipio, by Cicero. Excellent for its Vision and its Philosophy. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras, by Fabre d'Olivet. An interesting study of the exoteric doctrines of this Master. The Divine Pymander, by Hermes Trismegistus. Invaluable as bearing on the Gnostic Philosophy. The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians, reprint of Franz Hartmann. An invaluable compendium. Scrutinium Chymicum [Atalanta Fugiens]¸ by Michael Maier. One of the best treatises on alchemy. Science and the Infinite, by Sidney Klein. One of the best essays written in recent years. Two Essays on the Worship of Priapus [A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus &c. &c. &c.], by Richard Payne Knight [and Thomas Wright]. Invaluable to all students. The Golden Bough, by J.G. Frazer. The textbook of Folk Lore. Invaluable to all students. The Age of Reason, by Thomas Paine. Excellent, though elementary, as a corrective to superstition. Rivers of Life, by General Forlong. An invaluable textbook of old systems of initiation. Three Dialogues, by Bishop Berkeley. The Classic of Subjective Idealism. Essays of David Hume. The Classic of Academic Scepticism. First Principles by Herbert Spencer. The Classic of Agnosticism. Prolegomena [to any future Metaphysics], by Immanuel Kant. The best introduction to Metaphysics. The Canon [by William Stirling]. The best textbook of Applied Qabalah. The Fourth Dimension, by [Charles] H. Hinton. The best essay on the subject. The Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley. Masterpieces of philosophy, as of prose. ~ Aleister Crowley, Liber ABA Appendix I: Literature Recommended to Aspirants,
155:[The Gods and Their Worlds] [...] According to traditions and occult schools, all these zones of realities, these planes of realities have got different names; they have been classified in a different way, but there is an essential analogy, and if you go back far enough into the traditions, you see only the words changing according to the country and the language. Even now, the experiences of Western occultists and those of Eastern occultists offer great similarities. All who set out on the discovery of these invisible worlds and make a report of what they saw, give a very similar description, whether they be from here or there; they use different words, but the experience is very similar and the handling of forces is the same. This knowledge of the occult worlds is based on the existence of subtle bodies and of subtle worlds corresponding to those bodies. They are what the psychological method calls "states of consciousness", but these states of consciousness really correspond to worlds. The occult procedure consists then in being aware of these various inner states of being or subtle bodies and in becoming sufficiently a master of them so as to be able to go out of them successively, one after another. There is indeed a whole scale of subtleties, increasing or decreasing according to the direction in which you go, and the occult procedure consists in going out of a denser body into a subtler body and so on again, up to the most ethereal regions. You go, by successive exteriorisations, into bodies or worlds more and more subtle. It is somewhat as if every time you passed into another dimension. The fourth dimension of the physicists is nothing but the scientific transcription of an occult knowledge. To give another image, one can say that the physical body is at the centre - it is the most material, the densest and also the smallest - and the inner bodies, more subtle, overflow more and more the central physical body; they pass through it, extending themselves farther and farther, like water evaporating from a porous vase and forming a kind of steam all around. And the greater the subtlety, the more the extension tends to unite with that of the universe: one ends by universalising oneself. And it is altogether a concrete process which gives an objective experience of invisible worlds and even enables one to act in these worlds. There are, then, only a very small number of people in the West who know that these gods are not merely subjective and imaginary - more or less wildly imaginary - but that they correspond to a universal truth. All these regions, all these domains are filled with beings who exist, each in its own domain, and if you are awake and conscious on a particular plane - for instance, if on going out of a more material body you awake on some higher plane, you have the same relation with the things and people of that plane as you had with the things and people of the material world. That is to say, there exists an entirely objective relation that has nothing to do with the idea you may have of these things. Naturally, the resemblance is greater and greater as you approach the physical world, the material world, and there even comes a time when the one region has a direct action upon the other. In any case, in what Sri Aurobindo calls the overmental worlds, you will find a concrete reality absolutely independent of your personal experience; you go back there and again find the same things, with the differences that have occurred during your absence. And you have relations with those beings that are identical with the relations you have with physical beings, with this difference that the relation is more plastic, supple and direct - for example, there is the capacity to change the external form, the visible form, according to the inner state you are in. But you can make an appointment with someone and be at the appointed place and find the same being again, with certain differences that have come about during your absence; it is entirely concrete with results entirely concrete. One must have at least a little of this experience in order to understand these things. Otherwise, those who are convinced that all this is mere human imagination and mental formation, who believe that these gods have such and such a form because men have thought them to be like that, and that they have certain defects and certain qualities because men have thought them to be like that - all those who say that God is made in the image of man and that he exists only in human thought, all these will not understand; to them this will appear absolutely ridiculous, madness. One must have lived a little, touched the subject a little, to know how very concrete the thing is. Naturally, children know a good deal if they have not been spoilt. There are so many children who return every night to the same place and continue to live the life they have begun there. When these faculties are not spoilt with age, you can keep them with you. At a time when I was especially interested in dreams, I could return exactly to a place and continue a work that I had begun: supervise something, for example, set something in order, a work of organisation or of discovery, of exploration. You go until you reach a certain spot, as you would go in life, then you take a rest, then you return and begin again - you begin the work at the place where you left off and you continue it. And you perceive that there are things which are quite independent of you, in the sense that changes of which you are not at all the author, have taken place automatically during your absence. But for this, you must live these experiences yourself, you must see them yourself, live them with sufficient sincerity and spontaneity in order to see that they are independent of any mental formation. For you can do the opposite also, and deepen the study of the action of mental formation upon events. This is very interesting, but it is another domain. And this study makes you very careful, very prudent, because you become aware of how far you can delude yourself. So you must study both, the dream and the occult reality, in order to see what is the essential difference between the two. The one depends upon us; the other exists in itself; entirely independent of the thought that we have of it. When you have worked in that domain, you recognise in fact that once a subject has been studied and something has been learnt mentally, it gives a special colour to the experience; the experience may be quite spontaneous and sincere, but the simple fact that the subject was known and studied lends a particular quality. Whereas if you had learnt nothing about the question, if you knew nothing at all, the transcription would be completely spontaneous and sincere when the experience came; it would be more or less adequate, but it would not be the outcome of a previous mental formation. Naturally, this occult knowledge or this experience is not very frequent in the world, because in those who do not have a developed inner life, there are veritable gaps between the external consciousness and the inmost consciousness; the linking states of being are missing and they have to be constructed. So when people enter there for the first time, they are bewildered, they have the impression they have fallen into the night, into nothingness, into non-being! I had a Danish friend, a painter, who was like that. He wanted me to teach him how to go out of the body; he used to have interesting dreams and thought that it would be worth the trouble to go there consciously. So I made him "go out" - but it was a frightful thing! When he was dreaming, a part of his mind still remained conscious, active, and a kind of link existed between this active part and his external being; then he remembered some of his dreams, but it was a very partial phenomenon. And to go out of one's body means to pass gradually through all the states of being, if one does the thing systematically. Well, already in the subtle physical, one is almost de-individualised, and when one goes farther, there remains nothing, for nothing is formed or individualised. Thus, when people are asked to meditate or told to go within, to enter into themselves, they are in agony - naturally! They have the impression that they are vanishing. And with reason: there is nothing, no consciousness! These things that appear to us quite natural and evident, are, for people who know nothing, wild imagination. If, for example, you transplant these experiences or this knowledge to the West, well, unless you have been frequenting the circles of occultists, they stare at you with open eyes. And when you have turned your back, they hasten to say, "These people are cranks!" Now to come back to the gods and conclude. It must be said that all those beings who have never had an earthly existence - gods or demons, invisible beings and powers - do not possess what the Divine has put into man: the psychic being. And this psychic being gives to man true love, charity, compassion, a deep kindness, which compensate for all his external defects. In the gods there is no fault because they live according to their own nature, spontaneously and without constraint: as gods, it is their manner of being. But if you take a higher point of view, if you have a higher vision, a vision of the whole, you see that they lack certain qualities that are exclusively human. By his capacity of love and self-giving, man can have as much power as the gods and even more, when he is not egoistic, when he has surmounted his egoism. If he fulfils the required condition, man is nearer to the Supreme than the gods are. He can be nearer. He is not so automatically, but he has the power to be so, the potentiality. If human love manifested itself without mixture, it would be all-powerful. Unfortunately, in human love there is as much love of oneself as of the one loved; it is not a love that makes you forget yourself. - 4 November 1958 ~ The Mother, Words Of The Mother III 355
156:Mental EducationOF ALL lines of education, mental education is the most widely known and practised, yet except in a few rare cases there are gaps which make it something very incomplete and in the end quite insufficient. Generally speaking, schooling is considered to be all the mental education that is necessary. And when a child has been made to undergo, for a number of years, a methodical training which is more like cramming than true schooling, it is considered that whatever is necessary for his mental development has been done. Nothing of the kind. Even conceding that the training is given with due measure and discrimination and does not permanently damage the brain, it cannot impart to the human mind the faculties it needs to become a good and useful instrument. The schooling that is usually given can, at the most, serve as a system of gymnastics to increase the suppleness of the brain. From this standpoint, each branch of human learning represents a special kind of mental gymnastics, and the verbal formulations given to these various branches each constitute a special and well-defined language. A true mental education, which will prepare man for a higher life, has five principal phases. Normally these phases follow one after another, but in exceptional individuals they may alternate or even proceed simultaneously. These five phases, in brief, are: (1) Development of the power of concentration, the capacity of attention. (2) Development of the capacities of expansion, widening, complexity and richness. (3) Organisation of one's ideas around a central idea, a higher ideal or a supremely luminous idea that will serve as a guide in life. (4) Thought-control, rejection of undesirable thoughts, to become able to think only what one wants and when one wants. (5) Development of mental silence, perfect calm and a more and more total receptivity to inspirations coming from the higher regions of the being. It is not possible to give here all the details concerning the methods to be employed in the application of these five phases of education to different individuals. Still, a few explanations on points of detail can be given. Undeniably, what most impedes mental progress in children is the constant dispersion of their thoughts. Their thoughts flutter hither and thither like butterflies and they have to make a great effort to fix them. Yet this capacity is latent in them, for when you succeed in arousing their interest, they are capable of a good deal of attention. By his ingenuity, therefore, the educator will gradually help the child to become capable of a sustained effort of attention and a faculty of more and more complete absorption in the work in hand. All methods that can develop this faculty of attention from games to rewards are good and can all be utilised according to the need and the circumstances. But it is the psychological action that is most important and the sovereign method is to arouse in the child an interest in what you want to teach him, a liking for work, a will to progress. To love to learn is the most precious gift that one can give to a child: to love to learn always and everywhere, so that all circumstances, all happenings in life may be constantly renewed opportunities for learning more and always more. For that, to attention and concentration should be added observation, precise recording and faithfulness of memory. This faculty of observation can be developed by varied and spontaneous exercises, making use of every opportunity that presents itself to keep the child's thought wakeful, alert and prompt. The growth of the understanding should be stressed much more than that of memory. One knows well only what one has understood. Things learnt by heart, mechanically, fade away little by little and finally disappear; what is understood is never forgotten. Moreover, you must never refuse to explain to a child the how and the why of things. If you cannot do it yourself, you must direct the child to those who are qualified to answer or point out to him some books that deal with the question. In this way you will progressively awaken in the child the taste for true study and the habit of making a persistent effort to know. This will bring us quite naturally to the second phase of development in which the mind should be widened and enriched. You will gradually show the child that everything can become an interesting subject for study if it is approached in the right way. The life of every day, of every moment, is the best school of all, varied, complex, full of unexpected experiences, problems to be solved, clear and striking examples and obvious consequences. It is so easy to arouse healthy curiosity in children, if you answer with intelligence and clarity the numerous questions they ask. An interesting reply to one readily brings others in its train and so the attentive child learns without effort much more than he usually does in the classroom. By a choice made with care and insight, you should also teach him to enjoy good reading-matter which is both instructive and attractive. Do not be afraid of anything that awakens and pleases his imagination; imagination develops the creative mental faculty and through it study becomes living and the mind develops in joy. In order to increase the suppleness and comprehensiveness of his mind, one should see not only that he studies many varied topics, but above all that a single subject is approached in various ways, so that the child understands in a practical manner that there are many ways of facing the same intellectual problem, of considering it and solving it. This will remove all rigidity from his brain and at the same time it will make his thinking richer and more supple and prepare it for a more complex and comprehensive synthesis. In this way also the child will be imbued with the sense of the extreme relativity of mental learning and, little by little, an aspiration for a truer source of knowledge will awaken in him. Indeed, as the child grows older and progresses in his studies, his mind too ripens and becomes more and more capable of forming general ideas, and with them almost always comes a need for certitude, for a knowledge that is stable enough to form the basis of a mental construction which will permit all the diverse and scattered and often contradictory ideas accumulated in his brain to be organised and put in order. This ordering is indeed very necessary if one is to avoid chaos in one's thoughts. All contradictions can be transformed into complements, but for that one must discover the higher idea that will have the power to bring them harmoniously together. It is always good to consider every problem from all possible standpoints so as to avoid partiality and exclusiveness; but if the thought is to be active and creative, it must, in every case, be the natural and logical synthesis of all the points of view adopted. And if you want to make the totality of your thoughts into a dynamic and constructive force, you must also take great care as to the choice of the central idea of your mental synthesis; for upon that will depend the value of this synthesis. The higher and larger the central idea and the more universal it is, rising above time and space, the more numerous and the more complex will be the ideas, notions and thoughts which it will be able to organise and harmonise. It goes without saying that this work of organisation cannot be done once and for all. The mind, if it is to keep its vigour and youth, must progress constantly, revise its notions in the light of new knowledge, enlarge its frame-work to include fresh notions and constantly reclassify and reorganise its thoughts, so that each of them may find its true place in relation to the others and the whole remain harmonious and orderly. All that has just been said concerns the speculative mind, the mind that learns. But learning is only one aspect of mental activity; the other, which is at least equally important, is the constructive faculty, the capacity to form and thus prepare action. This very important part of mental activity has rarely been the subject of any special study or discipline. Only those who want, for some reason, to exercise a strict control over their mental activities think of observing and disciplining this faculty of formation; and as soon as they try it, they have to face difficulties so great that they appear almost insurmountable. And yet control over this formative activity of the mind is one of the most important aspects of self-education; one can say that without it no mental mastery is possible. As far as study is concerned, all ideas are acceptable and should be included in the synthesis, whose very function is to become more and more rich and complex; but where action is concerned, it is just the opposite. The ideas that are accepted for translation into action should be strictly controlled and only those that agree with the general trend of the central idea forming the basis of the mental synthesis should be permitted to express themselves in action. This means that every thought entering the mental consciousness should be set before the central idea; if it finds a logical place among the thoughts already grouped, it will be admitted into the synthesis; if not, it will be rejected so that it can have no influence on the action. This work of mental purification should be done very regularly in order to secure a complete control over one's actions. For this purpose, it is good to set apart some time every day when one can quietly go over one's thoughts and put one's synthesis in order. Once the habit is acquired, you can maintain control over your thoughts even during work and action, allowing only those which are useful for what you are doing to come to the surface. Particularly, if you have continued to cultivate the power of concentration and attention, only the thoughts that are needed will be allowed to enter the active external consciousness and they then become all the more dynamic and effective. And if, in the intensity of concentration, it becomes necessary not to think at all, all mental vibration can be stilled and an almost total silence secured. In this silence one can gradually open to the higher regions of the mind and learn to record the inspirations that come from there. But even before reaching this point, silence in itself is supremely useful, because in most people who have a somewhat developed and active mind, the mind is never at rest. During the day, its activity is kept under a certain control, but at night, during the sleep of the body, the control of the waking state is almost completely removed and the mind indulges in activities which are sometimes excessive and often incoherent. This creates a great stress which leads to fatigue and the diminution of the intellectual faculties. The fact is that like all the other parts of the human being, the mind too needs rest and it will not have this rest unless we know how to provide it. The art of resting one's mind is something to be acquired. Changing one's mental activity is certainly one way of resting; but the greatest possible rest is silence. And as far as the mental faculties are concerned a few minutes passed in the calm of silence are a more effective rest than hours of sleep. When one has learned to silence the mind at will and to concentrate it in receptive silence, then there will be no problem that cannot be solved, no mental difficulty whose solution cannot be found. When it is agitated, thought becomes confused and impotent; in an attentive tranquillity, the light can manifest itself and open up new horizons to man's capacity. Bulletin, November 1951 ~ The Mother, On Education ,
157:It does not matter if you do not understand it - Savitri, read it always. You will see that every time you read it, something new will be revealed to you. Each time you will get a new glimpse, each time a new experience; things which were not there, things you did not understand arise and suddenly become clear. Always an unexpected vision comes up through the words and lines. Every time you try to read and understand, you will see that something is added, something which was hidden behind is revealed clearly and vividly. I tell you the very verses you have read once before, will appear to you in a different light each time you re-read them. This is what happens invariably. Always your experience is enriched, it is a revelation at each step. But you must not read it as you read other books or newspapers. You must read with an empty head, a blank and vacant mind, without there being any other thought; you must concentrate much, remain empty, calm and open; then the words, rhythms, vibrations will penetrate directly to this white page, will put their stamp upon the brain, will explain themselves without your making any effort. Savitri alone is sufficient to make you climb to the highest peaks. If truly one knows how to meditate on Savitri, one will receive all the help one needs. For him who wishes to follow this path, it is a concrete help as though the Lord himself were taking you by the hand and leading you to the destined goal. And then, every question, however personal it may be, has its answer here, every difficulty finds its solution herein; indeed there is everything that is necessary for doing the Yoga.*He has crammed the whole universe in a single book.* It is a marvellous work, magnificent and of an incomparable perfection. You know, before writing Savitri Sri Aurobindo said to me, WIKI am impelled to launch on a new adventure; I was hesitant in the beginning, but now I am decided. Still, I do not know how far I shall succeed. I pray for help.* And you know what it was? It was - before beginning, I warn you in advance - it was His way of speaking, so full of divine humility and modesty. He never... *asserted Himself*. And the day He actually began it, He told me: WIKI have launched myself in a rudderless boat upon the vastness of the Infinite.* And once having started, He wrote page after page without intermission, as though it were a thing already complete up there and He had only to transcribe it in ink down here on these pages. In truth, the entire form of Savitri has descended "en masse" from the highest region and Sri Aurobindo with His genius only arranged the lines - in a superb and magnificent style. Sometimes entire lines were revealed and He has left them intact; He worked hard, untiringly, so that the inspiration could come from the highest possible summit. And what a work He has created! Yes, it is a true creation in itself. It is an unequalled work. Everything is there, and it is put in such a simple, such a clear form; verses perfectly harmonious, limpid and eternally true. My child, I have read so many things, but I have never come across anything which could be compared with Savitri. I have studied the best works in Greek, Latin, English and of course French literature, also in German and all the great creations of the West and the East, including the great epics; but I repeat it, I have not found anywhere anything comparable with Savitri. All these literary works seems to me empty, flat, hollow, without any deep reality - apart from a few rare exceptions, and these too represent only a small fraction of what Savitri is. What grandeur, what amplitude, what reality: it is something immortal and eternal He has created. I tell you once again there is nothing like in it the whole world. Even if one puts aside the vision of the reality, that is, the essential substance which is the heart of the inspiration, and considers only the lines in themselves, one will find them unique, of the highest classical kind. What He has created is something man cannot imagine. For, everything is there, everything. It may then be said that Savitri is a revelation, it is a meditation, it is a quest of the Infinite, the Eternal. If it is read with this aspiration for Immortality, the reading itself will serve as a guide to Immortality. To read Savitri is indeed to practice Yoga, spiritual concentration; one can find there all that is needed to realise the Divine. Each step of Yoga is noted here, including the secret of all other Yogas. Surely, if one sincerely follows what is revealed here in each line one will reach finally the transformation of the Supramental Yoga. It is truly the infallible guide who never abandons you; its support is always there for him who wants to follow the path. Each verse of Savitri is like a revealed Mantra which surpasses all that man possessed by way of knowledge, and I repeat this, the words are expressed and arranged in such a way that the sonority of the rhythm leads you to the origin of sound, which is OM. My child, yes, everything is there: mysticism, occultism, philosophy, the history of evolution, the history of man, of the gods, of creation, of Nature. How the universe was created, why, for what purpose, what destiny - all is there. You can find all the answers to all your questions there. Everything is explained, even the future of man and of the evolution, all that nobody yet knows. He has described it all in beautiful and clear words so that spiritual adventurers who wish to solve the mysteries of the world may understand it more easily. But this mystery is well hidden behind the words and lines and one must rise to the required level of true consciousness to discover it. All prophesies, all that is going to come is presented with the precise and wonderful clarity. Sri Aurobindo gives you here the key to find the Truth, to discover the Consciousness, to solve the problem of what the universe is. He has also indicated how to open the door of the Inconscience so that the light may penetrate there and transform it. He has shown the path, the way to liberate oneself from the ignorance and climb up to the superconscience; each stage, each plane of consciousness, how they can be scaled, how one can cross even the barrier of death and attain immortality. You will find the whole journey in detail, and as you go forward you can discover things altogether unknown to man. That is Savitri and much more yet. It is a real experience - reading Savitri. All the secrets that man possessed, He has revealed, - as well as all that awaits him in the future; all this is found in the depth of Savitri. But one must have the knowledge to discover it all, the experience of the planes of consciousness, the experience of the Supermind, even the experience of the conquest of Death. He has noted all the stages, marked each step in order to advance integrally in the integral Yoga. All this is His own experience, and what is most surprising is that it is my own experience also. It is my sadhana which He has worked out. Each object, each event, each realisation, all the descriptions, even the colours are exactly what I saw and the words, phrases are also exactly what I heard. And all this before having read the book. I read Savitri many times afterwards, but earlier, when He was writing He used to read it to me. Every morning I used to hear Him read Savitri. During the night He would write and in the morning read it to me. And I observed something curious, that day after day the experiences He read out to me in the morning were those I had had the previous night, word by word. Yes, all the descriptions, the colours, the pictures I had seen, the words I had heard, all, all, I heard it all, put by Him into poetry, into miraculous poetry. Yes, they were exactly my experiences of the previous night which He read out to me the following morning. And it was not just one day by chance, but for days and days together. And every time I used to compare what He said with my previous experiences and they were always the same. I repeat, it was not that I had told Him my experiences and that He had noted them down afterwards, no, He knew already what I had seen. It is my experiences He has presented at length and they were His experiences also. It is, moreover, the picture of Our joint adventure into the unknown or rather into the Supermind. These are experiences lived by Him, realities, supracosmic truths. He experienced all these as one experiences joy or sorrow, physically. He walked in the darkness of inconscience, even in the neighborhood of death, endured the sufferings of perdition, and emerged from the mud, the world-misery to breathe the sovereign plenitude and enter the supreme Ananda. He crossed all these realms, went through the consequences, suffered and endured physically what one cannot imagine. Nobody till today has suffered like Him. He accepted suffering to transform suffering into the joy of union with the Supreme. It is something unique and incomparable in the history of the world. It is something that has never happened before, He is the first to have traced the path in the Unknown, so that we may be able to walk with certitude towards the Supermind. He has made the work easy for us. Savitri is His whole Yoga of transformation, and this Yoga appears now for the first time in the earth-consciousness. And I think that man is not yet ready to receive it. It is too high and too vast for him. He cannot understand it, grasp it, for it is not by the mind that one can understand Savitri. One needs spiritual experiences in order to understand and assimilate it. The farther one advances on the path of Yoga, the more does one assimilate and the better. No, it is something which will be appreciated only in the future, it is the poetry of tomorrow of which He has spoken in The Future Poetry. It is too subtle, too refined, - it is not in the mind or through the mind, it is in meditation that Savitri is revealed. And men have the audacity to compare it with the work of Virgil or Homer and to find it inferior. They do not understand, they cannot understand. What do they know? Nothing at all. And it is useless to try to make them understand. Men will know what it is, but in a distant future. It is only the new race with a new consciousness which will be able to understand. I assure you there is nothing under the blue sky to compare with Savitri. It is the mystery of mysteries. It is a *super-epic,* it is super-literature, super-poetry, super-vision, it is a super-work even if one considers the number of lines He has written. No, these human words are not adequate to describe Savitri. Yes, one needs superlatives, hyperboles to describe it. It is a hyper-epic. No, words express nothing of what Savitri is, at least I do not find them. It is of immense value - spiritual value and all other values; it is eternal in its subject, and infinite in its appeal, miraculous in its mode and power of execution; it is a unique thing, the more you come into contact with it, the higher will you be uplifted. Ah, truly it is something! It is the most beautiful thing He has left for man, the highest possible. What is it? When will man know it? When is he going to lead a life of truth? When is he going to accept this in his life? This yet remains to be seen. My child, every day you are going to read Savitri; read properly, with the right attitude, concentrating a little before opening the pages and trying to keep the mind as empty as possible, absolutely without a thought. The direct road is through the heart. I tell you, if you try to really concentrate with this aspiration you can light the flame, the psychic flame, the flame of purification in a very short time, perhaps in a few days. What you cannot do normally, you can do with the help of Savitri. Try and you will see how very different it is, how new, if you read with this attitude, with this something at the back of your consciousness; as though it were an offering to Sri Aurobindo. You know it is charged, fully charged with consciousness; as if Savitri were a being, a real guide. I tell you, whoever, wanting to practice Yoga, tries sincerely and feels the necessity for it, will be able to climb with the help of Savitri to the highest rung of the ladder of Yoga, will be able to find the secret that Savitri represents. And this without the help of a Guru. And he will be able to practice it anywhere. For him Savitri alone will be the guide, for all that he needs he will find Savitri. If he remains very quiet when before a difficulty, or when he does not know where to turn to go forward and how to overcome obstacles, for all these hesitations and incertitudes which overwhelm us at every moment, he will have the necessary indications, and the necessary concrete help. If he remains very calm, open, if he aspires sincerely, always he will be as if lead by the hand. If he has faith, the will to give himself and essential sincerity he will reach the final goal. Indeed, Savitri is something concrete, living, it is all replete, packed with consciousness, it is the supreme knowledge above all human philosophies and religions. It is the spiritual path, it is Yoga, Tapasya, Sadhana, in its single body. Savitri has an extraordinary power, it gives out vibrations for him who can receive them, the true vibrations of each stage of consciousness. It is incomparable, it is truth in its plenitude, the Truth Sri Aurobindo brought down on the earth. My child, one must try to find the secret that Savitri represents, the prophetic message Sri Aurobindo reveals there for us. This is the work before you, it is hard but it is worth the trouble. - 5 November 1967 ~ The Mother, Sweet Mother The Mother to Mona Sarkar,
158:One little picture in this book, the Magic Locket, was drawn by 'Miss Alice Havers.' I did not state this on the title-page, since it seemed only due, to the artist of all these (to my mind) wonderful pictures, that his name should stand there alone.The descriptions, of Sunday as spent by children of the last generation, are quoted verbatim from a speech made to me by a child-friend and a letter written to me by a lady-friend.The Chapters, headed 'Fairy Sylvie' and 'Bruno's Revenge,' are a reprint, with a few alterations, of a little fairy-tale which I wrote in the year 1867, at the request of the late Mrs. Gatty, for 'Aunt Judy's Magazine,' which she was then editing.It was in 1874, I believe, that the idea first occurred to me of making it the nucleus of a longer story.As the years went on, I jotted down, at odd moments, all sorts of odd ideas, and fragments of dialogue, that occurred to me--who knows how?--with a transitory suddenness that left me no choice but either to record them then and there, or to abandon them to oblivion. Sometimes one could trace to their source these random flashes of thought--as being suggested by the book one was reading, or struck out from the 'flint' of one's own mind by the 'steel' of a friend's chance remark but they had also a way of their own, of occurring, a propos of nothing --specimens of that hopelessly illogical phenomenon, 'an effect without a cause.' Such, for example, was the last line of 'The Hunting of the Snark,' which came into my head (as I have already related in 'The Theatre' for April, 1887) quite suddenly, during a solitary walk: and such, again, have been passages which occurred in dreams, and which I cannot trace to any antecedent cause whatever. There are at least two instances of such dream-suggestions in this book--one, my Lady's remark, 'it often runs in families, just as a love for pastry does', the other, Eric Lindon's badinage about having been in domestic service.And thus it came to pass that I found myself at last in possession of a huge unwieldy mass of litterature--if the reader will kindly excuse the spelling --which only needed stringing together, upon the thread of a consecutive story, to constitute the book I hoped to write. Only! The task, at first, seemed absolutely hopeless, and gave me a far clearer idea, than I ever had before, of the meaning of the word 'chaos': and I think it must have been ten years, or more, before I had succeeded in classifying these odds-and-ends sufficiently to see what sort of a story they indicated: for the story had to grow out of the incidents, not the incidents out of the story I am telling all this, in no spirit of egoism, but because I really believe that some of my readers will be interested in these details of the 'genesis' of a book, which looks so simple and straight-forward a matter, when completed, that they might suppose it to have been written straight off, page by page, as one would write a letter, beginning at the beginning; and ending at the end.It is, no doubt, possible to write a story in that way: and, if it be not vanity to say so, I believe that I could, myself,--if I were in the unfortunate position (for I do hold it to be a real misfortune) of being obliged to produce a given amount of fiction in a given time,--that I could 'fulfil my task,' and produce my 'tale of bricks,' as other slaves have done. One thing, at any rate, I could guarantee as to the story so produced--that it should be utterly commonplace, should contain no new ideas whatever, and should be very very weary reading!This species of literature has received the very appropriate name of 'padding' which might fitly be defined as 'that which all can write and none can read.' That the present volume contains no such writing I dare not avow: sometimes, in order to bring a picture into its proper place, it has been necessary to eke out a page with two or three extra lines : but I can honestly say I have put in no more than I was absolutely compelled to do.My readers may perhaps like to amuse themselves by trying to detect, in a given passage, the one piece of 'padding' it contains. While arranging the 'slips' into pages, I found that the passage was 3 lines too short. I supplied the deficiency, not by interpolating a word here and a word there, but by writing in 3 consecutive lines. Now can my readers guess which they are?A harder puzzle if a harder be desired would be to determine, as to the Gardener's Song, in which cases (if any) the stanza was adapted to the surrounding text, and in which (if any) the text was adapted to the stanza.Perhaps the hardest thing in all literature--at least I have found it so: by no voluntary effort can I accomplish it: I have to take it as it come's is to write anything original. And perhaps the easiest is, when once an original line has been struck out, to follow it up, and to write any amount more to the same tune. I do not know if 'Alice in Wonderland' was an original story--I was, at least, no conscious imitator in writing it--but I do know that, since it came out, something like a dozen storybooks have appeared, on identically the same pattern. The path I timidly explored believing myself to be 'the first that ever burst into that silent sea'--is now a beaten high-road: all the way-side flowers have long ago been trampled into the dust: and it would be courting disaster for me to attempt that style again.Hence it is that, in 'Sylvie and Bruno,' I have striven with I know not what success to strike out yet another new path: be it bad or good, it is the best I can do. It is written, not for money, and not for fame, but in the hope of supplying, for the children whom I love, some thoughts that may suit those hours of innocent merriment which are the very life of Childhood; and also in the hope of suggesting, to them and to others, some thoughts that may prove, I would fain hope, not wholly out of harmony with the graver cadences of Life.If I have not already exhausted the patience of my readers, I would like to seize this opportunity perhaps the last I shall have of addressing so many friends at once of putting on record some ideas that have occurred to me, as to books desirable to be written--which I should much like to attempt, but may not ever have the time or power to carry through--in the hope that, if I should fail (and the years are gliding away very fast) to finish the task I have set myself, other hands may take it up.First, a Child's Bible. The only real essentials of this would be, carefully selected passages, suitable for a child's reading, and pictures. One principle of selection, which I would adopt, would be that Religion should be put before a child as a revelation of love--no need to pain and puzzle the young mind with the history of crime and punishment. (On such a principle I should, for example, omit the history of the Flood.) The supplying of the pictures would involve no great difficulty: no new ones would be needed : hundreds of excellent pictures already exist, the copyright of which has long ago expired, and which simply need photo-zincography, or some similar process, for their successful reproduction. The book should be handy in size with a pretty attractive looking cover--in a clear legible type--and, above all, with abundance of pictures, pictures, pictures!Secondly, a book of pieces selected from the Bible--not single texts, but passages of from 10 to 20 verses each--to be committed to memory. Such passages would be found useful, to repeat to one's self and to ponder over, on many occasions when reading is difficult, if not impossible: for instance, when lying awake at night--on a railway-journey --when taking a solitary walk-in old age, when eyesight is failing or wholly lost--and, best of all, when illness, while incapacitating us for reading or any other occupation, condemns us to lie awake through many weary silent hours: at such a time how keenly one may realise the truth of David's rapturous cry "O how sweet are thy words unto my throat: yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth!"I have said 'passages,' rather than single texts, because we have no means of recalling single texts: memory needs links, and here are none: one may have a hundred texts stored in the memory, and not be able to recall, at will, more than half-a-dozen--and those by mere chance: whereas, once get hold of any portion of a chapter that has been committed to memory, and the whole can be recovered: all hangs together.Thirdly, a collection of passages, both prose and verse, from books other than the Bible. There is not perhaps much, in what is called 'un-inspired' literature (a misnomer, I hold: if Shakespeare was not inspired, one may well doubt if any man ever was), that will bear the process of being pondered over, a hundred times: still there are such passages--enough, I think, to make a goodly store for the memory.These two books of sacred, and secular, passages for memory--will serve other good purposes besides merely occupying vacant hours: they will help to keep at bay many anxious thoughts, worrying thoughts, uncharitable thoughts, unholy thoughts. Let me say this, in better words than my own, by copying a passage from that most interesting book, Robertson's Lectures on the Epistles to the Corinthians, Lecture XLIX. "If a man finds himself haunted by evil desires and unholy images, which will generally be at periodical hours, let him commit to memory passages of Scripture, or passages from the best writers in verse or prose. Let him store his mind with these, as safeguards to repeat when he lies awake in some restless night, or when despairing imaginations, or gloomy, suicidal thoughts, beset him. Let these be to him the sword, turning everywhere to keep the way of the Garden of Life from the intrusion of profaner footsteps."Fourthly, a "Shakespeare" for girls: that is, an edition in which everything, not suitable for the perusal of girls of (say) from 10 to 17, should be omitted. Few children under 10 would be likely to understand or enjoy the greatest of poets: and those, who have passed out of girlhood, may safely be left to read Shakespeare, in any edition, 'expurgated' or not, that they may prefer: but it seems a pity that so many children, in the intermediate stage, should be debarred from a great pleasure for want of an edition suitable to them. Neither Bowdler's, Chambers's, Brandram's, nor Cundell's 'Boudoir' Shakespeare, seems to me to meet the want: they are not sufficiently 'expurgated.' Bowdler's is the most extraordinary of all: looking through it, I am filled with a deep sense of wonder, considering what he has left in, that he should have cut anything out! Besides relentlessly erasing all that is unsuitable on the score of reverence or decency, I should be inclined to omit also all that seems too difficult, or not likely to interest young readers. The resulting book might be slightly fragmentary: but it would be a real treasure to all British maidens who have any taste for poetry.If it be needful to apologize to any one for the new departure I have taken in this story--by introducing, along with what will, I hope, prove to be acceptable nonsense for children, some of the graver thoughts of human life--it must be to one who has learned the Art of keeping such thoughts wholly at a distance in hours of mirth and careless ease. To him such a mixture will seem, no doubt, ill-judged and repulsive. And that such an Art exists I do not dispute: with youth, good health, and sufficient money, it seems quite possible to lead, for years together, a life of unmixed gaiety--with the exception of one solemn fact, with which we are liable to be confronted at any moment, even in the midst of the most brilliant company or the most sparkling entertainment. A man may fix his own times for admitting serious thought, for attending public worship, for prayer, for reading the Bible: all such matters he can defer to that 'convenient season', which is so apt never to occur at all: but he cannot defer, for one single moment, the necessity of attending to a message, which may come before he has finished reading this page,' this night shalt thy soul be required of thee.'The ever-present sense of this grim possibility has been, in all ages, 1 an incubus that men have striven to shake off. Few more interesting subjects of enquiry could be found, by a student of history, than the various weapons that have been used against this shadowy foe. Saddest of all must have been the thoughts of those who saw indeed an existence beyond the grave, but an existence far more terrible than annihilation--an existence as filmy, impalpable, all but invisible spectres, drifting about, through endless ages, in a world of shadows, with nothing to do, nothing to hope for, nothing to love! In the midst of the gay verses of that genial 'bon vivant' Horace, there stands one dreary word whose utter sadness goes to one's heart. It is the word 'exilium' in the well-known passageOmnes eodem cogimur, omniumVersatur urna serius ociusSors exitura et nos in aeternumExilium impositura cymbae.Yes, to him this present life--spite of all its weariness and all its sorrow--was the only life worth having: all else was 'exile'! Does it not seem almost incredible that one, holding such a creed, should ever have smiled?And many in this day, I fear, even though believing in an existence beyond the grave far more real than Horace ever dreamed of, yet regard it as a sort of 'exile' from all the joys of life, and so adopt Horace's theory, and say 'let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.'We go to entertainments, such as the theatre--I say 'we', for I also go to the play, whenever I get a chance of seeing a really good one and keep at arm's length, if possible, the thought that we may not return alive. Yet how do you know--dear friend, whose patience has carried you through this garrulous preface that it may not be your lot, when mirth is fastest and most furious, to feel the sharp pang, or the deadly faintness, which heralds the final crisis--to see, with vague wonder, anxious friends bending over you to hear their troubled whispers perhaps yourself to shape the question, with trembling lips, "Is it serious?", and to be told "Yes: the end is near" (and oh, how different all Life will look when those words are said!)--how do you know, I say, that all this may not happen to you, this night?And dare you, knowing this, say to yourself "Well, perhaps it is an immoral play: perhaps the situations are a little too 'risky', the dialogue a little too strong, the 'business' a little too suggestive.I don't say that conscience is quite easy: but the piece is so clever, I must see it this once! I'll begin a stricter life to-morrow." To-morrow, and to-morrow, and tomorrow!"Who sins in hope, who, sinning, says,'Sorrow for sin God's judgement stays!'Against God's Spirit he lies; quite stops Mercy with insult; dares, and drops,Like a scorch'd fly, that spins in vainUpon the axis of its pain,Then takes its doom, to limp and crawl,Blind and forgot, from fall to fall."Let me pause for a moment to say that I believe this thought, of the possibility of death--if calmly realised, and steadily faced would be one of the best possible tests as to our going to any scene of amusement being right or wrong. If the thought of sudden death acquires, for you, a special horror when imagined as happening in a theatre, then be very sure the theatre is harmful for you, however harmless it may be for others; and that you are incurring a deadly peril in going. Be sure the safest rule is that we should not dare to live in any scene in which we dare not die.But, once realise what the true object is in life--that it is not pleasure, not knowledge, not even fame itself, 'that last infirmity of noble minds'--but that it is the development of character, the rising to a higher, nobler, purer standard, the building-up of the perfect Man--and then, so long as we feel that this is going on, and will (we trust) go on for evermore, death has for us no terror; it is not a shadow, but a light; not an end, but a beginning!One other matter may perhaps seem to call for apology--that I should have treated with such entire want of sympathy the British passion for 'Sport', which no doubt has been in by-gone days, and is still, in some forms of it, an excellent school for hardihood and for coolness in moments of danger.But I am not entirely without sympathy for genuine 'Sport': I can heartily admire the courage of the man who, with severe bodily toil, and at the risk of his life, hunts down some 'man-eating' tiger: and I can heartily sympathize with him when he exults in the glorious excitement of the chase and the hand-to-hand struggle with the monster brought to bay. But I can but look with deep wonder and sorrow on the hunter who, at his ease and in safety, can find pleasure in what involves, for some defenceless creature, wild terror and a death of agony: deeper, if the hunter be one who has pledged himself to preach to men the Religion of universal Love: deepest of all, if it be one of those 'tender and delicate' beings, whose very name serves as a symbol of Love--'thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women'--whose mission here is surely to help and comfort all that are in pain or sorrow!'Farewell, farewell! but this I tellTo thee, thou Wedding-Guest!He prayeth well, who loveth wellBoth man and bird and beast.He prayeth best, who loveth bestAll things both great and small;For the dear God who loveth us,He made and loveth all.' ~ Lewis Carroll, Sylvie and Bruno ,

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1:Normal is subjective. ~ A G Howard,
2:subjective ~ Robert Louis Stevenson,
3:I am a subject, ~ William Shakespeare,
4:Perception is subjective. ~ Toba Beta,
5:Subject change time. ~ Kiersten White,
6:I know music is subjective. ~ Joan Jett,
7:Subjectivity is objective. ~ Woody Allen,
8:Movies are very subjective. ~ Jeff Bridges,
9:Past art is subject to change. ~ T S Eliot,
10:We are all time’s subjects, ~ Chris Dietzel,
11:All experience is subjective. ~ Gregory Bateson,
12:Race is a very sensitive subject. ~ Regina King,
13:subjective disturbance ~ Robert Louis Stevenson,
14:Change is always subjective. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
15:If the subject's easy we may all be wise; ~ Ovid,
16:Subject thyself to thee. ~ Bhagavad Gita XII. 11,
17:Dalton Fury is my subject’s pen name; ~ Anonymous,
18:Her Majesty is not a subject. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
19:the subjective theory of value ~ Ludwig von Mises,
20:Thoughts are not subject to duty. ~ Martin Luther,
21:Winning is a subjective thing, ~ Kristen Callihan,
22:A woman is subject matter enough. ~ Claude Chabrol,
23:After that she changed the subject: Did ~ Gill Paul,
24:Despite the seriousness of the subject, ~ Anonymous,
25:Math - it's not my best subject. ~ Heather O Rourke,
26:Subject is alone the Reality. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
27:Subject is known by what she sees. ~ Allen Ginsberg,
28:Betrayal... is my favorite subject. ~ Norman Jewison,
29:No subject is unsuitable for comedy. ~ Peter Baynham,
30:Subject has the variety of life. ~ Walter J Phillips,
31:Theology is a subject without an object ~ Dan Barker,
32:Objectivity is just male subjectivity. ~ Jonathan Coe,
33:The style depends on the subject. ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf,
34:Thoughts are free and subject to no rule. ~ Anonymous,
35:All things are subject to decay and change. ~ Polybius,
36:Her subject was pride, in all its forms. ~ Zadie Smith,
37:Math is one of my favorite subjects. ~ Macaulay Culkin,
38:My subject is war, and the pity of war. ~ Wilfred Owen,
39:Sincerity is always subject to proof. ~ John F Kennedy,
40:I'd be a very easy therapist's subject. ~ James Nesbitt,
41:I find myself a fascinating subject. ~ Juliana Hatfield,
42:Small minds cannot grasp great subjects. ~ Saint Jerome,
43:Subjectivity measures nothing consistently. ~ Toba Beta,
44:Buck next brought up the subject of the ~ Nelson DeMille,
45:The noble style immobilizes its subjects. ~ Mason Cooley,
46:Uneducated mind is subject to superstitious. ~ Toba Beta,
47:AIDS itself is subject to incredible stigma. ~ Bill Gates,
48:Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~ Osho,
49:Happiness is always subject to slander. ~ Fran oise Sagan,
50:The bravest men are subject most to chance. ~ John Dryden,
51:The camera is as subjective as we are. ~ Bertrand Russell,
52:Any idealism is a proper subject for art. ~ Lafcadio Hearn,
53:Grasp the subject, the words will follow. ~ Cato the Elder,
54:Imagine a painter crucified by his subject! ~ John Ashbery,
55:Pain is truth; all else is subject to doubt. ~ J M Coetzee,
56:The workmanship was better than the subject matter. ~ Ovid,
57:The real subject of every painting is light. ~ Claude Monet,
58:Don't 'discover' a subject of any kind. ~ Richard Diebenkorn,
59:I hate being the subject of photographs. ~ Richard Griffiths,
60:The subject comes first, the medium second. ~ Richard Prince,
61:Where there is a wound, there is a subject. ~ Roland Barthes,
62:Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection. ~ Lord Byron,
63:Independence is a very subjective assessment. ~ P Chidambaram,
64:Irony is a qualification of subjectivity. ~ Soren Kierkegaard,
65:I seek truth in a book and not the subject. ~ Vaslav Nijinsky,
66:Man fucks woman, subject verb object. ~ Catharine A MacKinnon,
67:Man fucks woman; subject verb object. ~ Catharine A MacKinnon,
68:Sight is subjective. We learned that in class. ~ Taiye Selasi,
69:The fact is that even art is subject to fashion. ~ Hugo Pratt,
70:Well, honor is the subject of my story. ~ William Shakespeare,
71:All men are ignorant, just on different subjects. ~ Mark Twain,
72:Casting is always subject to availabilities. ~ William Monahan,
73:Constipation: Interesting Ideas on a Dry Subject ~ Harvey Karp,
74:I want women to be the subject, not the object. ~ Jill Soloway,
75:Never write more than two pages on any subject. ~ David Ogilvy,
76:Poetry is a subject as precise as geometry. ~ Gustave Flaubert,
77:Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~ Will Rogers,
78:For ‘historical’ means ‘subject to time’ (p. 242). ~ Karl Barth,
79:I did best when I had least truth for my subjects. ~ John Donne,
80:like most memories is imperfect and subjective ~ Michelle Obama,
81:The subject of an outsider who becomes obsessed. ~ Wes Anderson,
82:and her loyal subjects were the chosen of God. ~ John P D Cooper,
83:Art—and it is art you’ll be doing—is subjective. ~ Sherryl Woods,
84:Even subjects that are known are known only to a few ~ Aristotle,
85:Everybody is ignorant, Just on different subjects. ~ Will Rogers,
86:Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~ Will Rogers,
87:Finding the right subject is the hardest part. ~ Mary Ellen Mark,
88:Most subject is the fattest soil to weeds. ~ William Shakespeare,
89:Subject to the law(s) of nature, hate is born to die ~ T F Hodge,
90:From: Zuzana Subject: Miss Radio Silence To: Karou ~ Laini Taylor,
91:Go, faithful subject, and pay your debt to the king. ~ Kiera Cass,
92:If your subjects are eternal... they'll survive. ~ Elliott Erwitt,
93:Music is subjective to everyone's unique experience. ~ Jared Leto,
94:Music will always be judged by our subjective ears. ~ Jon Foreman,
95:Victorian literature was my subject at Harvard. ~ Margaret Atwood,
96:Ye who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities. ~ Horace,
97:Despite the Cooper/Hofstadter papers on the subject, ~ Jodi Taylor,
98:I am interested in the subject which is Russia. ~ Tatyana Tolstaya,
99:I am strong enough, man enough, to be subject to you. ~ Rae Carson,
100:If you were subjects of Maleldil you would have peace. ~ C S Lewis,
101:Nothing that surrounds us is object, all is subject. ~ Andr Breton,
102:You're changing subjects so fast I'm getting whipslash ~ K L Kreig,
103:Change but the name, and you are the subject of the story. ~ Horace,
104:Justice is in subjects as well as in rulers. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
105:Nothing that surrounds us is object, all is subject. ~ Andre Breton,
106:Subjectivity means to catch yourself in the act. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
107:Subject to intelligence, nothing is incalculable. ~ Dorothy Dunnett,
108:Writers do not find subjects; subjects find them. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
109:After all, everyone's favorite subject is themselves. ~ Neil Strauss,
110:Between the subject and the object lies the value. ~ Robert M Pirsig,
111:Entrepreneurship may be the most under-taught subject. ~ Marty Nemko,
112:Sex addiction is a subject that should be discussed ~ Carey Mulligan,
113:The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection. ~ George Eliot,
114:The simplest subjects are the immortal ones. ~ Pierre Auguste Renoir,
115:The subject of a rumor is always the last to hear it. ~ Stefan Zweig,
116:We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone. ~ William Shakespeare,
117:Clocks need a man to keep them in proper subjection.) ~ D E Stevenson,
118:Everything I paint is a portrait, whatever the subject. ~ Jamie Wyeth,
119:I'm supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. ~ Frank Sinatra,
120:My God, John. The king has begun to shoot his subjects. ~ Jeff Shaara,
121:My subject is my life, and my life is my subject. ~ Otto von Bismarck,
122:The Hindus progressed in the subjective sciences. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
123:The originality of a subject is in its treatment. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
124:We should be men first, and subjects afterward. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
125:... a science must deal with a subject and its properties. ~ Aristotle,
126:Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. ~ Pythagoras,
127:Have the utmost respect for your subjects. Love them. ~ Joyce Tenneson,
128:Mathematics is not a contemplative but a creative subject. ~ G H Hardy,
129:Nothing is so loved by tyrants as obedient subjects. ~ Clarence Darrow,
130:The focus of subjectivity is a distorting mirror. ~ Hans Georg Gadamer,
131:There are no dull subjects. There are only dull writers. ~ H L Mencken,
132:We can't change the world, but we can change the subject ~ James Joyce,
133:Attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. ~ Tryon Edwards,
134:Avoid making yourself the subject of conversation. ~ Jean de la Bruyere,
135:Geography is an earthly subject, but a heavenly science. ~ Edmund Burke,
136:I always wanted to photograph the universal subjects. ~ Mary Ellen Mark,
137:If a nonartist teaches a subject called art, it is nonart. ~ Ruth Asawa,
138:Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom. ~ Hugo Grotius,
139:One cannot conceive of objectivity without subjectivity. ~ Paulo Freire,
140:People know less about nutrition than any other subject. ~ Joel Fuhrman,
141:The subject of a good tragedy must not be realistic. ~ Pierre Corneille,
142:Boom boom pow, bitches. –TANSY (SUBJECT VIII, ITERATION II) ~ Mira Grant,
143:From my subjective position, there was no honeymoon. ~ John Hickenlooper,
144:I got eight O-levels at in every subject. ~ Paul Gascoigne,
145:Minds which never rest are subject to many digressions. ~ Joseph Joubert,
146:Only those who are subject to authority can be authority. ~ Watchman Nee,
147:Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject. ~ Eliot Porter,
148:There are no boring subjects, only disinterested minds. ~ G K Chesterton,
149:There's nothing weak about being subject to something. ~ Kristen Stewart,
150:The subject of history is the life of peoples and mankind. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
151:The true subject of poetry is the loss of the beloved. ~ Faiz Ahmad Faiz,
152:This is the end of this subject for me for a long time. ~ Bill Belichick,
153:A wild creature is not subject to any will except its own ~ Jay Griffiths,
154:How could this next thought define your subjectivity at all? ~ Sam Harris,
155:Not everyone is going to like science as a subject. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson,
156:Psychology is a subject of life, death, and in-betweens. ~ Santosh Kalwar,
157:The best of all rulers is but a shadowy presence to his subjects. ~ Laozi,
158:To paint well, I need to be enraptured by my subjects. ~ Elizabeth Peyton,
159:You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects. ~ Will Rogers,
160:You see I am an enthusiast on the subject of the arts. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
161:Dead is when the chemists take over the subject. ~ Arthur Leonard Schawlow,
162:Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands. ~ Robert Conquest,
163:Futility has become a great subject, full of opportunities. ~ Mason Cooley,
164:If a king is energetic, his subjects will be equally energetic. ~ Chanakya,
165:Life, however, is usually a between-subjects experiment, ~ Daniel Kahneman,
166:Love, our subject: we've trained it like ivy to our walls. ~ Adrienne Rich,
167:LOVE your taste in subject matter... perfect summer reading! ~ Mark Hamill,
168:Math and science were my favorite subjects besides theater. ~ Jason Earles,
169:So she did the English thing. She changed the subject. ~ Steve Hockensmith,
170:There is room for words on subjects other than last words. ~ Robert Nozick,
171:The unknown subject, McCaleb thought. So we meet again. ~ Michael Connelly,
172:Govern your temper, which will rule you unless kept in subjection. ~ Horace,
173:In art as in life, form and subject, body and soul, are one. ~ Edward Abbey,
174:Is it possible that love is all subjective, or all objective? ~ Bram Stoker,
175:Make Things rather than Persons the subjects of conversations. ~ John Adams,
176:Movies, by nature, are not subjective, they're objective. ~ Stephen Chbosky,
177:Nothing is gained by debate on non-debatable subjects. ~ Theodore Roosevelt,
178:Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression. ~ Samuel Johnson,
179:Surmount the desires of which gods and men are the subjects. ~ Uttana Sutta,
180:the despot assures his subjects civil tranquillity. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau,
181:. . . we should be men first, and subjects afterward. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
182:When a doctor makes a mistake, it's best to bury the subject. ~ Woody Allen,
183:Yet if all reality is subjective, all certitude is impossible. ~ Robin Wood,
184:A Briton even in love should be A subject, not a slave! ~ William Wordsworth,
185:A creation needs not only subjectivity, but also objectivity. ~ Stephen Chow,
186:God is not subject to religion. Religion is subject to God. ~ Steve Maraboli,
187:He was like a man thinking on an abstract subject all the time. ~ H W Brands,
188:Let the subject generate its own photographs. Become a camera. ~ Minor White,
189:Man became free when he recognized that he was subject to law. ~ Will Durant,
190:Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them. ~ Niels Bohr,
191:Subject-matter expertise must be accompanied by teaching skills. ~ Anonymous,
192:That rule is the better which is exercised over better subjects. ~ Aristotle,
193:That’s a subject as safe as being in favor of Christmas. ~ Robert A Heinlein,
194:There are some subjects that can only be tackled in fiction. ~ John le Carre,
195:The second duty of the wife is constant obedience and subjection. ~ John Dod,
196:A Arte é, com efeito, o aperfeiçoamento subjectivo da vida. ~ Fernando Pessoa,
197:Conceptuality is subjective; realization is objective. ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
198:'Dignity of Labour' is a subject to be learnt from Australia! ~ Narendra Modi,
199:I care not what subject is taught, if only it be taught well. ~ Thomas Huxley,
200:If you still believe in magic,
you're subject to enchantment. ~ Toba Beta,
201:I know gymnastics. It's always been a subjective appreciation. ~ Bela Karolyi,
202:I've always felt that my subject was living in dangerous times. ~ Don DeLillo,
203:I write of love and death. What other subjects are there? ~ Arthur Schnitzler,
204:Literature is not a subject of study, but an object of study. ~ Northrop Frye,
205:Love, our subject:
we've trained it like ivy to our walls. ~ Adrienne Rich,
206:My favourite subject at school was avoiding unnecessary work. ~ Prince Philip,
207:Sense of humor is so much more subjective than anyone believes. ~ John Cleese,
208:What is the subject of our thought? Experience! Nothing else! ~ Hannah Arendt,
209:All my film ideas and subjects have come from photography. ~ Lauren Greenfield,
210:God has subjected (سخر) Horus to man; it's called: Falconry. ~ Ibrahim Ibrahim,
211:Her old Grannie and subject must be the first to kiss her hand. ~ Mary of Teck,
212:If you don’t know a subject well, you can’t cover all the bases. ~ L H Thomson,
213:Nothing is so loved by tyrants as obedient subjects.

~ Clarence Darrow,
214:passion for discerning what is subjectively real in every moment. ~ Sam Harris,
215:Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. ~ G K Chesterton,
216:The Democrats generally recoil from the subject of entitlements. ~ Bill Keller,
217:There are no boring subjects, only disinterested minds. ~ Gilbert K Chesterton,
218:To label any subject unsuitable for comedy is to admit defeat. ~ Peter Sellers,
219:What makes a prince a great man, except the consent of his subjects? ~ Erasmus,
220:writers do not choose their subjects; their subjects choose them. ~ Erica Jong,
221:You don't want to cover a subject; you want to uncover it. ~ Eleanor Duckworth,
222:I think intelligence is totally subjective; it's like sexiness. ~ David Fincher,
223:On the subject of Carrie White, we're all relatively uninformed. ~ Stephen King,
224:Our visibility shouldn’t be subject to such extreme circumstances. ~ Janet Mock,
225:Art is so subjective, and people can react however they want. ~ Jennifer Aniston,
226:Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. ~ Umberto Eco,
227:Don't shoot til the subject hits you in the pit of your stomach. ~ Lisette Model,
228:How can you be more subject; black woman in a white man's world? ~ Maureen Duffy,
229:If you want to understand a subject promise to speak on it. ~ David Lloyd George,
230:I never had to choose a subject - my subject rather chose me. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
231:I never had to choose my subject- my subject rather chose me. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
232:Manson is a great talker and his favorite subject is himself. ~ Robert K Ressler,
233:Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin. ~ Muammar al Gaddafi,
234:Sexual reproduction and food -- humans' two favorite subjects. ~ Melissa Landers,
235:The student is infinitely more important than the subject matter. ~ Nel Noddings,
236:The universality of tattooing is a curious subject for speculation. ~ James Cook,
237:Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. ~ Robin Leach,
238:Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation. ~ Gautama Buddha,
239:What is said upon a subject is gathered from an hundred people. ~ Samuel Johnson,
240:When you fight among subjects you are a figure, a form, an idea. ~ Mark Lawrence,
241:An artist chooses his subjects: that is the way he praises. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
242:Current utility and historical origin are different subjects. ~ Stephen Jay Gould,
243:Delight is a subjective reason for praying, but it is a valid one. ~ Peter Kreeft,
244:Fashion is so subjective, and I think it should be playful. ~ Kourtney Kardashian,
245:Home is always the impossible subject, multilayered and maddening. ~ Paul Theroux,
246:It is a most blessed thing to be subject to the sovereignty of God. ~ John Calvin,
247:Like other high subjects, the Law gives no ground to common sense. ~ Mason Cooley,
248:Power cannot survive when its subjects free themselves from fear. ~ Michael Hardt,
249:Race seems to me to be less and less a subject worth discussing. ~ Morgan Freeman,
250:Sexual harassment is complex, subtle, and highly subjective. ~ Kathie Lee Gifford,
251:the artist rules his subjects by turning them into accomplices. ~ Arthur Koestler,
252:The first songs I wrote were catchy, but the subject matter was God. ~ Katy Perry,
253:The song Venus de Milo, the whole subject of it is Love is a drug. ~ Tom Verlaine,
254:The subject of this book is managing oneself for effectiveness. ~ Peter F Drucker,
255:All the mind's activity is easy if it is not subjected to reality. ~ Marcel Proust,
256:An artist chooses his subjects.. that is the way he praises. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
257:around here.” She changed the subject and rose to her feet. “And ~ Debra Burroughs,
258:A woman confronting men is a proper subject, it is inexhaustible. ~ Claude Chabrol,
259:but the brilliant were subject to mental aberrations, were they not? ~ Neil Gaiman,
260:Crucifiers of Christ ought to be held in continual subjection. ~ Pope Innocent III,
261:From now on the subject says: “Hullo object!” “I destroyed you. ~ Jessica Benjamin,
262:Ma subjectivité et le Créateur, c'est trop pour un cerveau. ~ Comte de Lautr amont,
263:There is never a lack of subject matter; just absence of creativity. ~ Lee Hammond,
264:The songs are definitely all about me. I am my favourite subject. ~ Teddy Thompson,
265:This is a super masticated subject, and it is time to spit it out. ~ Boris Johnson,
266:We all think of ourselves as our subjectivity, our consciousness. ~ Vijay Seshadri,
267:All compounded things are subject to decay. Strive with diligence! ~ Gautama Buddha,
268:An art that heals and protects its subject is a geography of scars. ~ Wendell Berry,
269:Any mental activity is easy if it need not be subjected to reality. ~ Marcel Proust,
270:Authors know their subject. Editors specialize in knowing the audience. ~ Anonymous,
271:Evil is one thing. Evil's only subjective. Illegal is another. ~ William T Vollmann,
272:I like speed in thrillers. It's a rhythm adapted to the subject. ~ Philippe Claudel,
273:I love black-and-white movies that are about contemporary subjects. ~ Noah Baumbach,
274:I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me. ~ Philip Emeagwali,
275:I think of painting without subject matter as music without words. ~ Kenneth Noland,
276:Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying! ~ William Shakespeare,
277:No one can speak well, unless he thoroughly understands his subject ~ Peter Bevelin,
278:Ours is an age of criticism, to which everything must be subjected. ~ Immanuel Kant,
279:Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen. ~ Jeff Cooper,
280:Some subjects come up suddenly in our speech and cannot be silenced. ~ Mason Cooley,
281:Subjective artists are one-eyed, but objective artists are blind. ~ Georges Rouault,
282:the best way to reinforce your knowledge of a subject is to share it, ~ Phil Knight,
283:The subject was as easy to spot as a kangaroo in a dinner jacket ~ Raymond Chandler,
284:What is possible is subjective. It's a matter of perspective. ~ Christopher Paolini,
285:Worthy or not, my life is my subject, and my subject is my life. ~ Giacomo Casanova,
286:Writers step into their subject's shoes so readers can walk in them. ~ Natasha Wing,
287:Grades are a subjective rating masquerading as an objective evaluation. ~ Alfie Kohn,
288:I don't pick and choose subjects or settings; they pick and choose me. ~ Vikram Seth,
289:I have no plans to use the Internet as the main subject of a novel. ~ Nelson DeMille,
290:I subject my sentences and the words to a kind of Grand Inquisition. ~ Lynne Tillman,
291:I think it's funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive. ~ Jerry Seinfeld,
292:Measurements of national income are subject to this type of illusion ~ Sidin Vadukut,
293:Normal is subjective. Don’t ever let anyone tell you you’re not normal. ~ A G Howard,
294:Part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to laws of space and time. ~ Carl Jung,
295:Some subjects mixed well with weed, but Chemistry wasn’t one of them. ~ Tom Perrotta,
296:The universe is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects. ~ Thomas Berry,
297:Usually, the subject matter of the image is not the subject of the work. ~ Roni Horn,
298:When you have well thought out your subject, words will come spontaneously. ~ Horace,
299:A wife's faithful to her husband, subject to him. It's in the bible. ~ Elmore Leonard,
300:A written discourse on any subject is bound to contain much that is fanciful. ~ Plato,
301:Color is the essence of painting, which the subject always killed. ~ Kazimir Malevich,
302:Even the most eminent persons are subject to the laws of gravity. ~ Winston Churchill,
303:However fake the subject, once photographed, it's as good as real. ~ Hiroshi Sugimoto,
304:is not what subjects do but for whom they are doing it that counts. ~ Stanley Milgram,
305:Perhaps the less said on that subject the better, Mr. Brocklehurst. ~ Charlotte Bront,
306:She was the subject creature, and versed in the arts of the enslaved. ~ Edith Wharton,
307:War subjects itself to transportation in a way that we find acceptable. ~ Yann Martel,
308:When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. ~ Peter Drucker,
309:you cannot objectify the subjective, you cannot generalize the specific. ~ Caleb Carr,
310:Are you sure? You sound afraid.” Said the Pied Piper to his subjects. ~ Pepper Winters,
311:Because love, after all, was eternal and not subject to the whims of death. ~ J R Ward,
312:Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes. ~ Nikita Khrushchev,
313:For love concentrates on the object, sex concentrates on the subject. ~ Fulton J Sheen,
314:I’m always interested in films that are about extreme subject matters. ~ Nicole Kidman,
315:It’s not that gray water’s boring, but the subject does have its limits. ~ Sue Grafton,
316:Kitchens and women were both subjects that simply did not intrigue him. ~ Laini Taylor,
317:On the island of tears, we were subjected to every kind of humiliation, ~ Edna O Brien,
318:Style is the substance of the subject called unceasingly to the surface. ~ Victor Hugo,
319:Teachers need to teach the subject rather than to teach the textbook. ~ James W Loewen,
320:That's right, you get him, Mary. Don't let him change the subject! ~ Alexandra Bracken,
321:That which knows all things and is known by none is the subject. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
322:the best way to reinforce your knowledge of a subject is to share it, so ~ Phil Knight,
323:There is no such thing as a non-subjective world to a subjective mind. ~ Bryant McGill,
324:We need to have a talk on the subject of what's yours and what's mine. ~ Steig Larsson,
325:We need to have a talk on the subject of what's yours and what's mine. ~ Stieg Larsson,
326:When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
327:Basic Economics 101. It's the most complicated simple subject there is. ~ Rush Limbaugh,
328:He has no enthusiasm whatever for his subject. Ego, yes. Enthusiasm, no. ~ J D Salinger,
329:He that runs against Time, has an antagonist not subject to casualities. ~ Helen DeWitt,
330:Iliad’s subject is not war or its wickedness but a crisis in how to be. ~ Adam Nicolson,
331:I like to read about subjects unrelated to my work, especially history. ~ Bruno Tonioli,
332:It is a bad thing if a writer tackles a subject he does not understand. ~ Anton Chekhov,
333:Judgments about who belongs in the Hall of Fame are extremely subjective. ~ Alan Hirsch,
334:Kings will be tyrants by policy when subjects are rebels from principle. ~ Edmund Burke,
335:Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners. ~ Oscar Wilde,
336:Man in sooth is a marvellous, vain, fickle, and unstable subject. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
337:No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it. ~ Peter Drucker,
338:One wants to see the artifice of the thing as well as the subject. ~ Richard Diebenkorn,
339:Order and simplification are the first steps towards mastery of a subject ~ Thomas Mann,
340:The British people, being subject to fogs, require grave statesmen. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
341:The idea that ageing was subject to control was completely unexpected. ~ Cynthia Kenyon,
342:There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war. ~ Miguel de Cervantes,
343:The subject under discussion, economics, purports to be a science. It ~ John Lanchester,
344:When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. ~ Peter F Drucker,
345:You're born, you die. Everything in between is subject to interpretation. ~ Nora Ephron,
346:All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey. ~ John Dryden,
347:Any subject we exclude from fiction will drop from our culture's memory. ~ Emma Donoghue,
348:A stubborn man can't change his mind and won't change the subject. ~ Winston S Churchill,
349:but she studied classics, the most pointless subject in the university. ~ Natasha Pulley,
350:Civilization exists by geologic consent, subject to change without notice. ~ Will Durant,
351:Daily life is both the subject and environment of the work I am making. ~ Camille Henrot,
352:If it's bad art, it's bad religion, no matter how pious the subject. ~ Madeleine L Engle,
353:immortality is a chancy matter, subject to the caprice of the unborn. Not ~ S J Perelman,
354:I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about. ~ Mark Victor Hansen,
355:It saddens me that educated people don't even know that my subject exists. ~ Paul Halmos,
356:Man is subject to all kinds of hardships and misfortunes. ~ Chandrasekharendra Saraswati,
357:Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree. ~ Oscar Wilde,
358:Poor people are subject to fancies — this is a provision of nature. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
359:The closer the source of light is to a subject, the broader the beams are. ~ Conrad Hall,
360:The great documentary subjects find you, you don't really search for them. ~ Jeremy Coon,
361:The loyal subject serves not two lords. The chase woman knows no second man. ~ Anonymous,
362:The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. ~ Gilbert K Chesterton,
363:War's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. ~ William Cowper,
364:A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning. ~ Richard M Nixon,
365:Consciousness of its weakness will keep you from tackling difficult subjects. ~ Epictetus,
366:For the same man to be an heretick and a good subject, is incompossible. ~ George Herbert,
367:Good teachers join self and subject and students in the fabric of life. ~ Parker J Palmer,
368:Gossip columnists are diseases, like 'flu. Everyone is subject to them. ~ James Goldsmith,
369:If conduct is intentional, it could subject some of the criminal liability. ~ James Comey,
370:Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners. ~ Kingsley Amis,
371:No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it. ~ Peter F Drucker,
372:Other people’s tragedies should not be the subject of idle conversation. ~ Kate DiCamillo,
373:The loyal subject serves not two lords. The chaste woman knows no second man. ~ Anonymous,
374:The subject of food is like Chopsticks: almost anyone can improvise on it. ~ Helen DeWitt,
375:This is a subject with which wisdom and patriotism should be occupied. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
376:To: Mel Fuller

From: Nadine Wilcock

Subject: Go take a Midol… ~ Meg Cabot,
377:We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture. ~ Kate Millett,
378:We're all subject to the daily pressures of consumer persuasion. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith,
379:Activities of self-realization are subject to increasing marginal utility: ~ Nicholas Carr,
380:bacterial genes do not have introns and are therefore not subject to splicing. ~ Anonymous,
381:Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. ~ Will Durant,
382:for it has always been law that the weaker should be subject to the stronger. ~ Thucydides,
383:Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle. ~ Edmund Burke,
384:Logic is an old subject, and since 1879 it has been a great one. ~ Willard Van Orman Quine,
385:Religious subjects are no guarantee that a work of art is Christian. ~ Francis A Schaeffer,
386:That is the only relation in life that is not subject to the law of change. ~ Henrik Ibsen,
387:The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
388:[T]he constitution of man's nature is of itself subject to desire novelty. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
389:The entire value of a person is subjective to your relationship with them. ~ Natalia Kills,
390:The more a subject is understood, the more briefly it may be explained. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
391:There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky,
392:The sculptor is master of time; he can change his subjects forward or back. ~ Irving Stone,
393:The subject itself is of no account; what matters is the way it is presented. ~ Raoul Dufy,
394:The subject’s pulse increased on contact,” he said. “Don’t write that. ~ Becca Fitzpatrick,
395:We Stoics are not subjects of a despot: each of us lays claim to his own freedom. ~ Seneca,
396:When we mistake words for reality, we are subject to the tyranny of words. ~ Taitetsu Unno,
397:When you know you are ignorant in a subject, start educating yourself. ~ Robert T Kiyosaki,
398:Anytime you put a movie out it's subject to such scrutiny and such criticism. ~ Halle Berry,
399:Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment. ~ Huey Newton,
400:But I think musicals are going to have to deal with important subjects. ~ Vincente Minnelli,
401:For me, the subject of the picture is always more important than the picture. ~ Diane Arbus,
402:I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better. ~ Frida Kahlo,
403:I could sense her mental shields going up, like this was not a safe subject. ~ Rick Riordan,
404:Never be ashamed of your subject, and of your passion for your subject. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
405:Often we don't notice the stringent rules to which our culture subjects us. ~ Sara Sheridan,
406:Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject. ~ Thomas Mann,
407:subject to Amazon’s Insider Trading Policy, so be sure you’re familiar with it. ~ Anonymous,
408:The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
409:There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
410:The subject is said to have the property of making dull men eloquent. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
411:The torture of being the unseen object, and the constantly observed subject. ~ Amiri Baraka,
412:We come to Scripture not to learn a subject but to steep ourselves in a person. ~ C S Lewis,
413:A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. ~ Winston Churchill,
414:All schools both here and in America should teach far fewer subjects far better. ~ C S Lewis,
415:Amongst all unimportant subjects, football is by far the most important. ~ Pope John Paul II,
416:Food is a profound subject and one, incidentally, about which no writer lies. ~ Iris Murdoch,
417:If you believe in subjective morality, why do you lock your doors at night? ~ Ravi Zacharias,
418:I just always wonder if I'm too obsessive about subjects. I try to avoid that. ~ Gary Gulman,
419:It is the best book ever written on the subject. There is nothing like it! ~ Thomas A Edison,
420:No one can speak well, unless he thoroughly understands his subject. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero,
421:No one should be subjected to force over things which belonged to him. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
422:On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length. ~ Charles Sturt,
423:Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in a mixed company. ~ Doug Stanhope,
424:The subject isn't always a help to the photographer, it's like handcuffs. ~ Raymond Depardon,
425:The writer, a free man adressing free men, has only one subject - freedom ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
426:To be really artful, though, you have to be subjective and so singular. ~ Sylvester Stallone,
427:Yes, well, the subjective experience is the opposite of the objective reality ~ Ray Kurzweil,
428:About no subject are poets tempted to lie so much as about their own lives. ~ Margaret Atwood,
429:Adventure is really always just subjecting yourself to something unfamiliar ~ Jenny Erpenbeck,
430:Any incentive to paint is as good as any other. There is no poor subject. ~ Robert Motherwell,
431:Books are useful only to such whose genius are suitable to the subject of them ~ Daniel Defoe,
432:But it is death nevertheless, one of the subjects that a man may write of. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
433:Do not teach too many subjects and what you teach, teach thoroughly. ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
434:Every subject's duty is the King's; but every subject's soul is his own ~ William Shakespeare,
435:Every subject's duty is the Kings, but every subject's soul is his own. ~ William Shakespeare,
436:having an honest intellectual relationship with our students and our subject. ~ Paul Lockhart,
437:I don't think the subject of a documentary film should be producers on it. ~ Michael Rapaport,
438:I'm inspired by making people laugh at subjects that should make them cry. ~ Anthony Jeselnik,
439:It is necessary to salvation that all Christians be subject to the pope. ~ Pope Boniface VIII,
440:Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats. ~ Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,
441:She...can talk brillantly upon any subject provided she knows nothing about it. ~ Oscar Wilde,
442:Whenever I can, I paint the powerful and obvious things in my subject first. ~ Richard Schmid,
443:A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. ~ Winston S Churchill,
444:artistic labor is not subject to the rationality of socially necessary labor time. ~ Anonymous,
445:but not subjecting him to the tiresome demands of polite social interaction. ~ Neal Stephenson,
446:Each of my book arrives at a form and a style that is appropriate to the subject. ~ Geoff Dyer,
447:For dramatic variation, write a sentence with subject and verb near the end. ~ Roy Peter Clark,
448:Happy thou that learnest from another's griefs, not to subject thyself to the same. ~ Tibullus,
449:Intellectuals have opinions on subjects they just heard about five minutes ago. ~ Mason Cooley,
450:It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. ~ George Eliot,
451:On the Web no subject is sacrosanct. No one, from icon to unknown, is off-limits. ~ Willow Bay,
452:Realism is always subjective in film. There's no such thing as cinema verite. ~ Crispin Glover,
453:She’s trying to change the subject, even though we weren’t speaking out loud. ~ Colleen Hoover,
454:there is nothing under the moon, however fine, that is not subject to corruption. ~ C J Sansom,
455:A professor is one who can speak on any subject - for precisely fifty minutes. ~ Norbert Wiener,
456:Art cannot be subordinate to its subject, otherwise it is not art but biography. ~ Tom Stoppard,
457:A subject emerges from an interaction between my self, my I, and my medium. ~ Robert Motherwell,
458:In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears. ~ Edith Wharton,
459:Kings and queens cry with family. Hide your grief from subjects and strangers. ~ Stephanie Dray,
460:Meditation is the means of unification of the subject and object. Meditate. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
461:Mythology is a subjective truth. Every culture imagines life a certain way. ~ Devdutt Pattanaik,
462:Nothing mortal is so unstable and subject to change as power which has no foundation. ~ Tacitus,
463:Shall we not much more readily be in subjection to †the Father of spirits and live? ~ Anonymous,
464:There is intersubjectivity woven into the very fabric of the Kosmos at all levels. ~ Ken Wilber,
465:anarchy should have no place in the life of man or of the beasts who are subject to man. ~ Plato,
466:If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation. ~ William Hazlitt,
467:I have all my life fought against prejudice, having been subjected to it myself. ~ John Galliano,
468:In school, my favorite subject was math. That's where I learned to count money. ~ French Montana,
469:It is not Christianity, but priestcraft that has subjected woman as we find her. ~ Lucretia Mott,
470:Its a beautiful woman's fate to be the subject of conversation where ever she goes ~ Oscar Wilde,
471:I've always had an abundance of material about the subjects of my biographies. ~ Walter Isaacson,
472:Like many good biography subjects, she became a mess toward the end of her life. ~ David Sedaris,
473:Objectivity is a subject's delusion that observing can be done without him. ~ Heinz von Foerster,
474:"Ruling hell might be better than being a subject in hell, but not by much." ~ Jordan Peterson,
475:The foundations of any subject may be taught to anybody at any age in some form. ~ Jerome Bruner,
476:There are no sins God’s people are more subject to than unbelief and impatience. ~ Thomas Watson,
477:There must be a subject to know the good and evil. Thatsubject is the ego. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
478:Was the minding of one’s own business no longer a subject taught in schools? “Like ~ Amor Towles,
479:what summits would I not reach if my own life made the subject of the melody. ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
480:Art is the writer not having control, but the subject having control of the writer. ~ Paula Vogel,
481:A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter. ~ Wallace Stegner,
482:Everything has its time; even what's outstanding is subject to changing taste. ~ Baltasar Graci n,
483:Film is the only technology that allows us to share subjectivity with someone else. ~ Jason Silva,
484:I BET I CAN guess your favorite math subject in high school. It was geometry. ~ Steven H Strogatz,
485:I had passed from the subject to the direct object of every sentence of my life. ~ Paul Kalanithi,
486:inexhaustible effort that philosophers devote to a subject that brings no results. ~ Susan Neiman,
487:I think authors can get into trouble viewing the subject matter as their turf ~ Laura Hillenbrand,
488:It was impossible to instruct on the subject of beauty, of course. It simply was. ~ Kate Atkinson,
489:Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject itself, or know where to find it. ~ Lyndon B Johnson,
490:mieux valent les leurres de la subjectivité que les impostures de l’objectivité. ~ Roland Barthes,
491:Myth is truth which is subjective, intuitive, cultural and grounded in faith. ~ Devdutt Pattanaik,
492:Reputable companies don’t get their test subjects through ads in gaming magazines, ~ Graham Parke,
493:The artist has to transcend a subject, or he loses the battle. The subject wins. ~ Fritz Scholder,
494:The most tedious of all discourses are on the subject of the Supreme Being. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
495:The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection. ~ Guillaume Apollinaire,
496:The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
497:There are no subjects in the world. A subject is a limitation of the world. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein,
498:The State, in short, subjects people, whereas Society associates them voluntarily. ~ Felix Morley,
499:The subject’s pulse increased on contact,” he said.

“Don’t write that. ~ Becca Fitzpatrick,
500:To the Austrian economics of subjectivity, time provides an objective foundation. ~ George Gilder,
501:We insist that society should conform to our own subjective illusion of reality. ~ Robert Anthony,
502:We teach every young person the same subjects in mostly the same ways, irrespective ~ Peter Thiel,
503:Write on a subject you love. Your profit center should also be your passion center. ~ Dan Poynter,
504:And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment. ~ Bodhidharma,
505:and it is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. ~ George Eliot,
506:A spectre is haunting Western academia (...), the spectre of the Cartesian subject. ~ Slavoj Zizek,
507:I'd rather write great songs because the word "commercial" is so subjective ~ Beth Nielsen Chapman,
508:I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best. ~ Frida Kahlo,
509:It is hard to be finite upon an infinite subject, and all subjects are infinite. ~ Herman Melville,
510:It's the not the subject that interests me as much as my perception of the subject. ~ Roy DeCarava,
511:Mine was not pop art. I maybe started with a subject, but I changed the subject. ~ Claes Oldenburg,
512:Never fear the truth. No bad can come of discussing a true subject. No bad at all. ~ Ricky Gervais,
513:Opinions are secondary when dealing with reality. They're subjective reflections. ~ Frederick Lenz,
514:That was the glorious thing about art: its value was entirely subjective. ~ Hannah Mary Rothschild,
515:The nude, if you tackle it, is a very fascinating subject, especially for a woman. ~ Isabel Bishop,
516:The painter's obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work. ~ Lucian Freud,
517:... there is nothing under the moon, however fine, that is not subject to corruption. ~ C J Sansom,
518:The subjects that stir the heart are not so many, after all, and they do not change. ~ Mary Oliver,
519:Truth is neither ojectivity nor the balanced view; truth is a selfless subjectivity. ~ Knut Hamsun,
520:Wherever we go, whatever we do, self is the sole subject we study and learn. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
521:whether you agree with it or not. The truth is not subject to your interpretation. ~ Gary R Renard,
522:An artist can have an intention, but the viewer has their own subjective experience. ~ Robert Longo,
523:Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring. ~ Hilaire Belloc,
524:Anything I've not experienced I do not look to for a subject. I have to feel it. ~ Abbas Kiarostami,
525:Art is subjective and art as a form of entertainment escapism is as high art as any. ~ Miranda Hart,
526:I am either lacerated or ill at ease
and occasionally subject to gusts of life ~ Roland Barthes,
527:If thy predicates are anthropomorphisms, the subject is an anthropomorphism too. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
528:Knowledge is one. Its division into subjects is a concession to human weakness. ~ Halford Mackinder,
529:Once you’ve given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject. ~ Frank Herbert,
530:So many teen films are overproduced and people are going to burnout on the subject. ~ Kirsten Dunst,
531:The final step in writing scenarios is to develop subjective but informed probabilities. ~ Amy Webb,
532:there are no rules in writing except never to be boring, and even that is subjective. ~ Mara Altman,
533:The subject and the reality of having children came at the height of my career. ~ Melissa Etheridge,
534:The subject does not belong to the world; rather, it is a limit of the world. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein,
535:We are the subjects of an experiment which is not a little interesting to me. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
536:Whatever is the object of a saint's hope is the subject of his prayer. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
537:You have to know your subject," he said. "You have to know what cannot be forgotten. ~ Beth Kephart,
538:You know, Monsieur, that Age is always a ticklish subject with a Woman. Come! come! ~ Matthew Lewis,
539:Child molestation is a touchy subject... Read the papers! Half the country's doing it! ~ Woody Allen,
540:Condition, circumstance, is not the thing; Bliss is the same in subject or in king. ~ Alexander Pope,
541:Everything depends on the attitude of the artist toward his subject. It is essential. ~ Robert Henri,
542:...feelings were always feelings, subjectively true one hundred percent of the time... ~ Paul Auster,
543:If you choose your subject selectively - intuitively - the camera can write poetry. ~ Harry Callahan,
544:In scientific subjects, the natural remedy for dogmatism has been found in research. ~ Ronald Fisher,
545:My career seems to be a career of non-specific subjects which are all over the place. ~ Ridley Scott,
546:My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
547:No poet worth the name can disregard his or her subjects, which come from the heart.” — ~ Henri Cole,
548:Power lies not in what a king does, but in what his subjects believe he might do. ~ Ta Nehisi Coates,
549:Steep yourself in your subject, work like hell, and love, honor and obey your hunches. ~ Leo Burnett,
550:Taxation is nothing but organized robbery, and there the subject should be dropped. ~ Frank Chodorov,
551:The degradation to which you subject others comes back, sooner or later, to haunt you. ~ Ken Follett,
552:The irony is, going to work every day became the subject of probably my best poetry. ~ Philip Levine,
553:there isn’t really any such thing as a subject and an object, there is only oneness. ~ Gary R Renard,
554:(to me, the hallmark of the modern mind is that it loves to wander from its subject) I ~ Donna Tartt,
555:Unlike my subject will I frame my song, It shall be witty and it shan't be long. ~ Lord Chesterfield,
556:What an English King has no right to demand, an English subject has a right to refuse ~ John Hampden,
557:You are the only person who can label what you do a failure. Failure is subjective. ~ John C Maxwell,
558:After all, tragedy didn't discriminate, so everyone was subject to the same whims of fate. ~ J R Ward,
559:All creative people hate mathematics. It's the most uncreative subject you can study. ~ Alec Guinness,
560:Art is completely subjective. It's up to the viewer to judge whether or not it has merit. ~ Ken Danby,
561:Cheerless poverty has no harder trial than this, that it makes men the subject of ridicule. ~ Juvenal,
562:Human reproduction can be a sticky subject—” “Ewww!” groaned a chorus of students ~ Becca Fitzpatrick,
563:I found nothing really wrong with this autobiography except poor choice of subject. ~ Clifton Fadiman,
564:I think we live in a time where people are just insane on the subject of how they look. ~ Ali MacGraw,
565:It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine. ~ Charles Darwin,
566:LUMINARY, One who throws light upon a subject; as an editor by not writing about it. ~ Ambrose Bierce,
567:Mental events, it is said, are not passive happenings but the acts of a subject. ~ Hermann Ebbinghaus,
568:mistakes subject to so discerning and public a post‐mortem as weather forecasters. ~ James E Lovelock,
569:My king lies bleeding. I am his subject and his soldier, and I come to fight for him. ~ Leigh Bardugo,
570:No nation keeps another in subjection without herself turning into a subject nation. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
571:Poor people either mismanage their money or they avoid the subject of money altogether. ~ T Harv Eker,
572:The camera points both ways. In expressing the subject you also express yourself. ~ Freeman Patterson,
573:the first things to consider when viewing a painting are the title and subject matter. ~ Kathryn Shay,
574:The king who makes war on his enemies tenderly distresses his subjects most cruelly. ~ Samuel Johnson,
575:The mind & body must be subjected to extreme stimulus, by means of drugs & music. ~ Hunter S Thompson,
576:The subject of Citizenfour, Edward Snowden, could not be here for some treason. ~ Neil Patrick Harris,
577:About no subject is there less philosophizing than about philosophy. ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel,
578:Analysis is carried into everything. Even Deity is subjected to chemical tests. ~ James Russell Lowell,
579:bear-portraits demand a heavy line so as to capture the burly ferocity of their subjects. ~ David Rees,
580:Beauty is subjective: Bette Davis wasn't beautiful, but she was more than beautiful. ~ Jacques Audiard,
581:Each human being exists inside of a subjective sphere created by his own experience. ~ Angela Ackerman,
582:Honestly, I think a good film is spiritual, regardless of whether its subject is faith. ~ Vera Farmiga,
583:I arrange my subject as I want it, then I go ahead and paint it, like a child. ~ Pierre Auguste Renoir,
584:I'm a professional comic. Whether you think I'm funny or not, that's, again, subjective. ~ David Cross,
585:Never before in his life had he understood how subjective, how plastic, time really is. ~ Stephen King,
586:No 'we' should be taken for granted when the subject is looking at other people's pain. ~ Susan Sontag,
587:No "we" should be taken for granted when the subject is looking at other people's pain. ~ Susan Sontag,
588:Often in close relationships, the subject being discussed is not the subject at all. ~ Sharon Salzberg,
589:Only by discarding it will you be able to test how passionate you are about that subject. ~ Marie Kond,
590:Our particular principles of religion are a subject of accountability to God alone. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
591:That's a huge subject - a writer refusing to do publicity but writing about publicity. ~ Ann Goldstein,
592:Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers. ~ Albert Bandura,
593:We are all subject to the fates. But we must act as if we are not, or die of despair. ~ Philip Pullman,
594:Whoever insults the message of Mohammed is going to be subject to capital punishment. ~ Anjem Choudary,
595:Ws 1:4 For wisdom will not enter into a malicious soul, nor dwell in a body subject to sins. ~ Various,
596:He knew enough of his subject to know that he did not know enough to write about it.... ~ Edith Wharton,
597:I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth. ~ Anita Desai,
598:If a man is often the subject of conversation he soon becomes the subject of criticism. ~ Immanuel Kant,
599:Knowing that one may be subject to bias is one thing; being able to correct it is another. ~ Jon Elster,
600:Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government. ~ Robert Herrick,
601:My operas usually come from musical ideas rather than ideas about subject matter. ~ Harrison Birtwistle,
602:Necessity is an evil; but there is no necessity for continuing to live subject to necessity. ~ Epicurus,
603:Ornamentation is the principal part of architecture, considered as a subject of fine art. ~ John Ruskin,
604:Professionals have to decide on which subjects they are prepared to give nagging rights ~ David Maister,
605:Success is subjective. Your dream bank balance could be someone else’s nightmare. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana,
606:The inevitable effect of a biographer's hindsight is to belittle the subject's foresight. ~ Clive James,
607:the range of possible h uman experience far exceeds the ordinary limits of our subjectivity ~ Anonymous,
608:We reproach people for talking about themselves but it is the subject they treat best. ~ Anatole France,
609:Words can make the illness a subject I can master, and not one that one simply emotes over. ~ Tony Judt,
610:You cannot be a rational subject without veto-control on the level of mental action. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
611:Freedom which in no other land will thrive, Freedom an English subject's sole prerogative. ~ John Dryden,
612:In photography, you always have both the medium and the depicted subject at the same time. ~ Thomas Ruff,
613:Intense interest in any subject is indispensable if you're really going to excel in it. ~ Charlie Munger,
614:I prefer working in good cinema, wherever it is. I like subjects that have a universal appeal. ~ Om Puri,
615:Morality [or ethics] is not a subject; it is a life put to the test in dozens of moments. ~ Paul Tillich,
616:Nations like individuals are subjected to punishments and chastisements in this world. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
617:Once you’ve given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject.” The ~ Frank Herbert,
618:Prices change slowly because the subjective valuations of human beings change slowly. ~ Ludwig von Mises,
619:Synchronicity reveals the meaningful connections between the subjective and objective world. ~ Carl Jung,
620:The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know. ~ Joel Gretsch,
621:The primary subject of fiction is and has always been human emotion, values, and beliefs. ~ John Gardner,
622:There is no subjection so perfect as that which keeps the appearance of freedom. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau,
623:There must be an object and a subject to witness. These are creations of the mind. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
624:Unless a subject interests me, I'll pass it over and save my film for better things. ~ Andreas Feininger,
625:Yes great people are always subject to persecution and always getting into straits. ~ Friedrich Schiller,
626: Book I. Containing a General View of the Subjects Treated in Holy Scripture. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo,
627:All too often I write to find out what I think about a subject, not because I already know. ~ Neil Gaiman,
628:Be guided by feeling alone. We are only simple mortals, subject to error... ~ Jean Baptiste Camille Corot,
629:Class is often invisible in America in the movies, and usually not the subject of the film. ~ Roger Ebert,
630:Everyone to me has to pick a subject to talk about in music if you're going to be a writer. ~ Barry White,
631:Exorcism is a subject that interests me, and books on shamanism, I've read through. ~ William S Burroughs,
632:I've never been noticeably reticent about talking on subjects about which I know nothing. ~ Prince Philip,
633:Lifted up so high I disdained subjection, and thought one step higher would set me highest. ~ John Milton,
634:Mobs in their emotions are much like children, subject to the same tantrums and fits of fury. ~ Euripides,
635:Only an elaborate treatise in ecology could do justice to the subject of what went wrong, ~ James C Scott,
636:On the whole, God’s love for us is a much safer subject to think about than our love for Him. ~ C S Lewis,
637:Temeraire said, 'It is very nice how many books there are, indeed. And on so many subjects! ~ Naomi Novik,
638:The mind that engages in subjects of too great variety becomes confused and weakened. ~ Leonardo da Vinci,
639:The only problem in art is to achieve a balance between the subjective and the objective. ~ Piet Mondrian,
640:The sense of truth no matter how subjective is necessary for the experience of beauty. ~ Lawrence Durrell,
641:The taboo against nakedness is an obstacle to a decent attitude on the subject of sex. ~ Bertrand Russell,
642:The way I write is generally about love. I have a great fascination about the subject. ~ Carly Rae Jepsen,
643:all the husbands That cannot do that feat, you'll leave yourself Hardly one subject. ~ William Shakespeare,
644:A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
645:His girl? I was too freaked, and the subject was Jimmy Choos, so I didn’t ask about that. ~ Kristen Ashley,
646:I've seen the Pokémon movie, which is probably the worst movie ever made on any subject ever. ~ Ian Hislop,
647:Literature is the right use of language irrespective of the subject or reason of utterance. ~ Evelyn Waugh,
648:Materialism is the philosophy of the subject who forgets to take account of himself. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
649:Maturity/experience: the beguiling texture of stones subjected to years of furious seas. ~ Alain de Botton,
650:Pretty was a strange thing to concern oneself over. Pretty was subjective and fallacious. ~ Rivers Solomon,
651:That Tom should be very conscientious on the subject of truth could hardly be expected. ~ Horatio Alger Jr,
652:The King has degenerated into a tyrant and forfeits all rights to his subjects' obedience. ~ Patrick Henry,
653:The people who ran the courthouse were different from us. The people subjected to it were not. ~ J D Vance,
654:There is a lot of comedy in magic, and magic going wrong, and also it is a dramatic subject. ~ J K Rowling,
655:We are no longer citizens, we no longer have leaders. We're subjects, and we have rulers. ~ Edward Snowden,
656:An expert knows the subject very well. A model teaches by showing instead of just telling. ~ Thomas Leonard,
657:Anybody who is not shocked by this subject has failed to understand it. [of quantum mechanics] ~ Niels Bohr,
658:Authenticity is too big a subject to just toss in with the question about the photographs! ~ Rachel Kushner,
659:Beauty is but an illusion that subjectively changes with perception and cannot be trusted. ~ Kerrigan Byrne,
660:Besides, back to the subject of you being nuts, all writers are nuts, didn’t you know that? ~ Douglas Clegg,
661:Cannot Hannah Arendt's 'banality of evil' be subject to transposition: the evil of banality? ~ Studs Terkel,
662:Every psychology—my own included—has the character of a subjective confession” (1929b, p. 336). ~ Anonymous,
663:Few subjects are inherently dull: language is where dullness or liveliness resides. ~ Lynne Sharon Schwartz,
664:Human reproduction can be a sticky
“Ewww!” groaned a chorus of students ~ Becca Fitzpatrick,
665:If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating. ~ Leigh Hunt,
666:I look upon book reviews as an infantile disease which new-born books are subject to. ~ Georg C Lichtenberg,
667:In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it. ~ Robert Greene,
668:It is necessary to salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman pontiff. ~ Barbara W Tuchman,
669:No good sensible working bee listens to the advice of a bedbug on the subject of business. ~ Elbert Hubbard,
670:No one wants to see or read about a dull subject. I don't consider myself a dull subject. ~ Jayne Mansfield,
671:Objects are inorganic and biological values; subjects are social and intellectual values. ~ Robert M Pirsig,
672:Only sometimes you can't feel anything about a subject without hypothesizing its extinction. ~ Richard Ford,
673:Paris, like every pretty woman, is subject to inexplicable whims of beauty and ugliness. ~ Honore de Balzac,
674:Since becoming a journalist, each time I engage with subjects I become more radicalized. ~ Malcolm Gladwell,
675:Strange bonds of trust and self-deception tend to grow between journalists and their subjects. ~ Sam Harris,
676:The body is subject to the law of growth and decay, what grows must of necessity decay. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
677:The full weight and mystery of your art rests upon your relationship to your subject matter. ~ Keith Carter,
678:The more you read about a subject, he advised me, the more interesting it will seem. ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin,
679:The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
680:The psychologist Philip Zimbardo gave a TED talk last year on this subject. His definition ~ William Wright,
681:There was good reason why Cleopatra’s subjects viewed time as a coil of endless repetitions. ~ Stacy Schiff,
682:The world is real, but your world is subjective. Changing your perspective changes your planet. ~ Matt Haig,
683:whatever judgment we make is a subjective one we're making now, and that it could change. ~ Bernie Glassman,
684:Your tweet is as important as if you would have written a Ph.D. [dissertation] on the subject. ~ Raoul Peck,
685:Any subject is good for opera if the composer feels it so intently he must sing it out. ~ Gian Carlo Menotti,
686:Arbus would later insist, ‘the subject of the picture is always more important than the picture ~ Geoff Dyer,
687:As a writer reading, I came to realize the obvious: the subject of the dream is the dreamer. ~ Toni Morrison,
688:Faith is not imparted like secular subjects. It is given through the language of the heart. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
689:Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion. ~ Franklin Pierce,
690:Genius is subject to the same laws which regulate the production of cotton and molasses. ~ Thomas B Macaulay,
691:I clench my fingers. "She's right, huh? The morbid and revolting are such fascinating subjects. ~ A G Howard,
692:If you were to create a piece of art, what would the subject be?
I haven't met her yet. :) ~ Amie Kaufman,
693:I like my subjects to be American, and not too dead, so I can interview people who knew them. ~ A Scott Berg,
694:I made a commitment that when I was again free, I would study subjects I knew nothing about. ~ Leo Thorsness,
695:I try to be genuine. I try to be real. It's such a subjective thing, but I try to convey an emotion. ~ Robyn,
696:No one is more triumphant than the man who chooses a worthy subject and masters all its facts. ~ E M Forster,
697:subjects became fonder of the people and things they experienced while they were eating. ~ Robert B Cialdini,
698:The body, she says, is subject to the force of gravity. But the soul is ruled by levity, pure. ~ Saul Bellow,
699:The man veritably free is he who, disburdened of fear and desire, is subjected only to his reason. ~ Fenelon,
700:There are two kinds of authors - subjective and objective. Introverts are more inward looking. ~ Ruskin Bond,
701:When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest. ~ William Hazlitt,
702:You were once a servant of Satan, and no king will willingly lose his subjects. Do ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
703:1Remind them †to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, †to be ready for every good work, ~ Anonymous,
704:After a certain age, you finally become the indisputable authority on the subject of yourself. ~ Gina Barreca,
705:Civilization involves subjection of force to reason, and the agency of this subjection is law. ~ Roscoe Pound,
706:Cooking is a subject you can never know enough about. There is always something new to discover. ~ Bobby Flay,
707:Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr,
708:Giving birth without possessing,
animating without subjecting,
fostering without dominating. ~ Lao Tzu,
709:I am certainly not allergic to causes - particularly on subjects such as religious intolerance. ~ Vikram Seth,
710:I do care about style. I do care, but I only care about style that serves the subject. ~ Richard Attenborough,
711:If I am a fool, I shall be a fool indeed, for I have thought on the subject more than most men. ~ Jane Austen,
712:I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
713:My father was the kind of guy who'd always say 'Throw out any subject and I got a joke on it,' ~ Carol Leifer,
714:National-ism seeks legitimacy from the past and history therefore becomes a sensitive subject ~ Romila Thapar,
715:[Obama's reelection] would subject the country to what might be a fatal last dose of statism. ~ Mitch Daniels,
716:Subjective experience is not just one of the dimensions of life, it is life itself. ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi,
717:The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there. ~ Jim Rohn,
718:The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability. ~ Ronnie James Dio,
719:The judgment is an utensil proper for all subjects, and will have an oar in everything. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
720:There's arrogance for you. I think all artists insert themselves into their subject matter. ~ Sophie Blackall,
721:turn towards great and serious subjects, next to which irony becomes small and helpless. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke,
722:We in Congress stand by Israel. In Congress, we speak with one voice on the subject of Israel. ~ Nancy Pelosi,
723:Whoever our students may be, whatever the subject we teach, ultimately we teach who we are. ~ Parker J Palmer,
724:You are all at once the subject, object, predicate, preposition, and period of my thoughts. ~ Daria Snadowsky,
725:And while we are on the subject of medication you always need to look at risk versus benefit. ~ Temple Grandin,
726:A subject that is beautiful in itself gives no suggestion to the artist. It lacks imperfection. ~ Oscar Wilde,
727:At a distance, we cannot conceive of the authority of a despot who knows all his subjects on sight. ~ Stendhal,
728:Every great writer is a writer of history, let him treat on almost what subject he may. ~ Walter Savage Landor,
729:He adorned whatever subject he either spoke or wrote upon, by the most splendid eloquence. ~ Lord Chesterfield,
730:I chose films made by people I wanted to work with, about subject matter I thought was intriguing. ~ Ed Harris,
731:I was taught that I had to 'master' subjects. But who can 'master' beauty, or peace, or joy? ~ Kathleen Norris,
732:Land is an emotional subject with a farmer in India because it is his only means of income. ~ Kushal Pal Singh,
733:Most men are so thoroughly subjective that nothing really interests them but themselves. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
734:My favorite subject was either English or History. I had a really awesome high school education. ~ Ian Harding,
735:My favorite subject was recess. Fortunately for me, I had a mother who believed I was smart. ~ Benjamin Carson,
736:My work is never intellectual. I never make a negative unless emotionally moved by my subject. ~ Edward Weston,
737:Perhaps the least cheering statement ever made on the subject of art is that life imitates it. ~ Fran Lebowitz,
738:Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective. ~ Francis Parker Yockey,
739:The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. Benjamin Disraeli ~ Guy Kawasaki,
740:The one who sees thought as a thought is the witness to mind and no longer subject to suffering. ~ Vivian Amis,
741:The root of pride is found to consist in man not being in some way subject to God and His rule. ~ Peter Kreeft,
742:The subject was the meaning of life. It was taught from experience.

The teaching goes on. ~ Mitch Albom,
743:the true subject of science fiction is death, not life. It will all end. The totality of it. ~ Gary Shteyngart,
744:We may as well cut out group theory. That is a subject that will never be of any use in physics. ~ James Jeans,
745:A false idea is not only one which is absolutely subjective but one which is absolutely objective. ~ A D Gordon,
746:[A writer] cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it. ~ Albert Camus,
747:Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to enquiry

(William of Baskerville) ~ Umberto Eco,
748:But I don't think we shall quarrel about a word - the subject of our inquiry is too important for that. ~ Plato,
749:Comparisons are like rigid fingers—eager to point at a subject but unwilling to grasp it. ~ Richelle E Goodrich,
750:Deep learning still comes from approximately ten thousand hours of work on any given subject. ~ Hannu Rajaniemi,
751:Everything isn't subjective. Reality also matters. Truth matters. It is still a word with meaning. ~ David Brin,
752:Fate,Time,Occasion,Chance, and Change? To these All things are subject but eternal love. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
753:He did not know how the world is simplified for kings. To them, all men are subjects ~ Antoine de Saint Exup ry,
754:I believe that the truth of any subject only comes when all sides of the story are put together. ~ Alice Walker,
755:I know of no other book that so fully teaches the subjection and degradation of women. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
756:I’m the king with no subjects The vain man with no crowd The drunk twat who’s always so fucking loud ~ L J Shen,
757:I never said that I knew everything. I’m just confident that I’m well-informed on many subjects. ~ Jessica Park,
758:In writing if it takes over 30 minutes to write the first two paragraphs select another subject. ~ Raymond Aron,
759:Mills insisted that a sociologist's proper subject was the intersection of biography and history. ~ Todd Gitlin,
760:Never take any notice of Anonymous letters, unless you get a few thousand on the same subject. ~ Robert Menzies,
761:no subject of study is more important than reading…all other intellectual powers depend on it. ~ Jacques Barzun,
762:Novelty is seldom the essential... make a subject better from its intrinsic nature. ~ Henri de Toulouse Lautrec,
763:On the subject of Egypt, Ellen Cherry was so vague she thought Ramses II was a jazz piano player. ~ Tom Robbins,
764:People say you can’t describe love, but I have this theory that you can. It’s just subjective. ~ Krista Ritchie,
765:Subjectivism takes place when we distort the objective meaning of terms to suit our own interests. ~ R C Sproul,
766:The character of the subject must influence the choice of the method of its representation. ~ Walter J Phillips,
767:The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. ~ Eugene V Debs,
768:[T]he object of any subject is nothing else than the subject's own nature taken objectively. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
769:There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage. ~ George Bernard Shaw,
770:The subjects felt more comfortable if they played the role than if they had to be themselves. ~ Annie Leibovitz,
771:the task is “to get the subject to shift from a psychic reality to a true reality” (1988b, ~ Stephen A Mitchell,
772:This fact may safely be made the subject of suspense since it is of no significance whatsoever. ~ Douglas Adams,
773:We owe to our Mother-Country the Duty of Subjects but will not pay her the Submission of Slaves. ~ George Mason,
774:A great man will find a great subject, or which is the same thing, make any subject great. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
775:All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. ~ Alexander H Stephens,
776:As we all know, it is the proper duty of every British subject to come to the aid of the TARDIS. ~ Steven Moffat,
777:Changing the subject is one of the most difficult arts to master, the key to almost all the others. ~ Cesar Aira,
778:Changing the subject is one of the most difficult arts to master, the key to almost all the others. ~ C sar Aira,
779:Comics are drawings, not photographs, and as such they present a subjective view of reality. ~ Frederik L Schodt,
780:Evolution is one of the two or three most primally fascinating subjects in all the sciences. ~ Stephen Jay Gould,
781:For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations. ~ Paul Cezanne,
782:He did not know how the world is simplified for kings. To them, all men are subjects. ~ Antoine de Saint Exup ry,
783:I dread specialists in power because they are specialists speaking outside of their special subject. ~ C S Lewis,
784:I fail to see how turning the subject over like compost can do anything except raise its stink. ~ Sonya Hartnett,
785:I shall try. At best, I am human. No less subject than any to mortal limits and fallible resource. ~ Janny Wurts,
786:Killing off the other party is one way of achieving universal intersubjective agreement. ~ Nicholas Wolterstorff,
787:Like it or not, women are always subject to criticism if they show too much feeling in public. ~ Hillary Clinton,
788:Many things prevent knowledge, including the obscurity of the subject and the brevity of human life ~ Protagoras,
789:"Once we know how uncertain the foundation is, ethical decision becomes a subjective, creative act." ~ Carl Jung,
790:Ordinarily, we represent things to ourselves through the refractory prism of subjective biases. ~ Dalai Lama XIV,
791:Praise be to God the marvels of Whose creation are not subject to the arrows of accident. ~ Abu Hamid al Ghazali,
792:The most important thing... is not clicking the shutter... it is clicking with the subject. ~ Alfred Eisenstaedt,
793:The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru,
794:The subject [of Los Angeles] became a general metaphor for anxiety and the speed of modern life. ~ Edward Ruscha,
795:The three most written-about subjects of all time are Jesus, the Civil War, and the Titanic. ~ Daniel Mendelsohn,
796:When you look at good governance, you also need to look at how you approach the subject. ~ Cyrus Pallonji Mistry,
797:Who doesn't like money? I love money. Why not. My subject matter will change when I get to that point. ~ D Pryde,
798:all five of the subjects’ brains were lit up in the same areas during the same movie scenes.50) ~ Michael Shermer,
799:Content is more than 'subject matter.' It is all the feelings and ideas you bring to your painting. ~ Rene Huyghe,
800:I actually think the subject of young divorce is pretty funny; I'd like to write a movie about it. ~ Olivia Wilde,
801:I don't do abstract art because I don't find it as interesting as I do subjects and depictions. ~ Claes Oldenburg,
802:It is a fine thing when a man who thoroughly understands a subject is unwilling to open his mouth. ~ Yoshida Kenk,
803:Looking and seeing are two different things. What matters is the relationship with the subject. ~ Christophe Agou,
804:Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject. ~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand,
805:Plutocracy too long tolerated leaves democracy on the auction block, subject to the highest bidder. ~ Bill Moyers,
806:Probably no subject is too hard if people take the trouble to think and write and read clearly. ~ William Zinsser,
807:Some people are asking me questions like this is a more shocking subject, which is so strange. ~ Daniel Radcliffe,
808:The difference between objective and subjective extension is one of relation to a context solely. ~ William James,
809:The evolution of the capacity to simulate seems to have culminated in subjective consciousness. ~ Richard Dawkins,
810:To my mind, the two most fascinating subjects in the universe are sex and the eighteenth century. ~ Brigid Brophy,
811:Woman, don't you know, is such a subject that however much you study it, it's always perfectly new. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
812:Cuisine has become too complicated - this is about subject, verb, adjective: duck, turnips, sauce. ~ Alain Ducasse,
813:Discussions of death and such matters do more to unlock the human tongue than any other subject. ~ Agatha Christie,
814:History is not reassuring on the subject of the longevity of seemingly lasting great nations, is it? ~ Dick Cavett,
815:Human life is fatally fragile and subject to forces beyond our power to manage. Life is tragic. ~ Timothy J Keller,
816:I'd have to struggle to find a subject in which I can't get some kind of interested pulse started. ~ Frank Delaney,
817:I dig into my Cobb salad, waiting to jump knee deep into the subject I really want to talk about. ~ Alretha Thomas,
818:I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am. ~ Ryan Giggs,
819:I know for me the subject of how to be in a relationship is precious and complicated and challenging. ~ Helen Hunt,
820:I live in London and I am a British subject, although I do write in Spanish, of course ~ Guillermo Cabrera Infante,
821:My eyes are green, my hair is silver and I freckly; the rest is subject to change without notice. ~ Anne McCaffrey,
822:My favourite subjects at school were algebra and logic: making a big problem into something small. ~ Mario Testino,
823:Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We're all nerds, on one subject or another. ~ Jonathan Lethem,
824:No error is more certain than the one proceeding from a hasty and superficial view of the subject. ~ James Madison,
825:No one writes anything worth writing, unless he writes entirely for the sake of his subject. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
826:Now that I'm in love, I haven't a clue. Now that I'm in love, I'm completely stupid on the subject. ~ Tom Robbins,
827:Part of running a successful tyranny is knowing when and how to let your subjects off the leash ~ Richard K Morgan,
828:Photographers stop photographing a subject too soon before they have exhausted the possibilities. ~ Dorothea Lange,
829:See who is the subject; and this inquiry leads you to pure Consciousness beyond the subject. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
830:The mind can forget what the body, defined by each breath, subject to the heart beating, does not. ~ Susan Griffin,
831:War is the most painful act of subjection to the laws of God that can be required of the human will. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
832:When we force a boy to be a mediocrity in a dozen subjects we destroy his standards, perhaps for life. ~ C S Lewis,
833:when we know a subject very well, we have a difficult time imagining what it is like not to know it. ~ Lee LeFever,
834:And the truth of the matter is that death is a mystery to me. I have no opinion on the subject. ~ Oscar Zeta Acosta,
835:Art pierces opaque subjectivity, the not seeing of conventional life, and discloses reality. ~ Langdon Brown Gilkey,
836:Everything you invent is true: you can be sure of that. Poetry is a subject as precise as geometry. ~ Julian Barnes,
837:Geography is my strong subject,” Ostin said. “Everything is your strong subject,” Taylor said. ~ Richard Paul Evans,
838:If you're a gifted flirt, talking about the price of eggs will do as well as any other subject. ~ Mignon McLaughlin,
839:In the name of justice there cannot be subjection and in the name of peace there cannot be impunity. ~ Alvaro Uribe,
840:I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time. ~ Carl Jung,
841:I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often. ~ Elizabeth Garrett Anderson,
842:Labour to master adversity even as your passions, to which it would be shameful for you to be subjected. ~ Socrates,
843:Life pervades and animates everything; it gives its movement to Nature and subjects her to itself. ~ Giordano Bruno,
844:Mathematics is man's own handiwork, subject only to the limitations imposed by the laws of thought. ~ Edward Kasner,
845:Nationalism’ has become a much overused term, subject to far too many and often muddled definitions. ~ Rodney Stark,
846:Objectivity can only be the author's and therefore subjective, even if he is editing a newsreel. ~ Andrei Tarkovsky,
847:On the subject of love at first sight, I’m with the Beatles: I believe that it happens all the time. ~ Stephen King,
848:On the subject of motive, there are, generally speaking, six major motives for murder. Ready? They ~ Nelson DeMille,
849:Our best built certainties are but sand-houses and subject to damage from any wind of doubt that blows ~ Mark Twain,
850:Science is not a subject you took in school. It's life. We are wrapped by it, in it, with it. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson,
851:The people who ran the courthouse were different from us. The people subjected to it were not. Identity ~ J D Vance,
852:There is only one subject matter for education, and that is Life in all its manifestations ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
853:There was never in my mind a desire to give in on the subject of freeing the political prisoners. ~ Robert Bourassa,
854:The useful type of successful teacher is one whose main interest is the children, not the subject. ~ Walter Raleigh,
855:when you remove time," de becker says, "you are subject to the lowest-quality intuitive reaction ~ Malcolm Gladwell,
856:All attempts by the State to bias the conclusions of its citizens on disputed subjects, are evil. ~ John Stuart Mill,
857:An insular country, subject to fogs, and with a powerful middle class, requires grave statesmen. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
858:Don't look for "depth" but instead search for subject aspects which prove the presence of depth. ~ Andreas Feininger,
859:Experience has shown that the more fascinating the subject, the less observant the photographer. ~ Andreas Feininger,
860:For me, photography is as much about the way I respond to the subject as it is about the subject itself. ~ Alec Soth,
861:In the purest landscape, the human subject is the immortality of the soul by the faithfulness of love. ~ John Ruskin,
862:I've always been a history buff. It was one of the few subjects at school that really, really caught me. ~ Tom Mison,
863:I would go to sketch groups and draw. I really enjoyed the subject matter, but I wasn't good at it. ~ Jack Prelutsky,
864:Knowing what a person believes on a certain subject is not identical to knowing how that person thinks. ~ Sam Harris,
865:Men gossip for just as long and about the same subjects as women, but tend to talk more about themselves. ~ Kate Fox,
866:Nonfiction gives you subjects. Writing fiction I can have more fun, but I have to invent my subject. ~ Lynne Tillman,
867:Surrogate motherhood has been the subject of much philosophical and political dispute over the years. ~ Thomas Frank,
868:The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him. ~ Rachel Carson,
869:The principal subject is the surface, which has its color, its laws over and above those of object. ~ Pierre Bonnard,
870:The subject says: I see first many things which dance... then everything gradually becomes connected. ~ Jim Morrison,
871:The writer ultimately tires of the subject's self-serving story, and substitutes a story of his own. ~ Janet Malcolm,
872:To compose a subject well means no more than to see and present it in the strongest manner possible. ~ Edward Weston,
873:Whatever I write, no matter how gray or dark the subject matter, it's still going to be a comic novel. ~ John Irving,
874:A curse is a power Not subject to reason Each curse has its course Its own way of expiation Follow follow ~ T S Eliot,
875:And believe me, you don’t want to be around Migraine Mom. I strongly recommend avoiding that subject. ~ Frank Portman,
876:Considered subjectively, philosophy always begins in the middle, like an epic poem. ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel,
877:Do unto others 20% better than you would expect them to do unto you, to correct for subjective error. ~ Linus Pauling,
878:Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project. ~ David McCullough,
879:Grief was boring. This was a shallow thought about a deep subject, but it was a valid observation. ~ Charlaine Harris,
880:I am one of those who hold that poetry is never so blithe as in a wanton and irregular subject. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
881:I can't think of a subject that is taboo for me, unless it's one I simply don't know anything about. ~ Chris Crutcher,
882:If one's sense of self is obtained through the eyes of another it is always subject to being lost. ~ Brenda Shoshanna,
883:I had a massive bed at home, and I loved her dearly. She was my queen, and I was her loyal subject. ~ Robyn Schneider,
884:I'm attracted to subjects who overcome tremendous suffering and learn to cope emotionally with it ~ Laura Hillenbrand,
885:I'm glad I made a piece of art that can be interpreted so widely. Art is always interpreted subjectively ~ Paula Cole,
886:"I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time." ~ Carl Jung,
887:I think with art you have to do a bit of transforming of the subject to make the art worth having. ~ Matthew Collings,
888:It is seldom that a gentleman raises the subject of sewage so early in a conversation, I reflected. ~ Deanna Raybourn,
889:Lively, too. Talky as a jaybird. With something smart to say on every subject: better than the radio. ~ Truman Capote,
890:My affections and wishes are unchanged, but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever. ~ Jane Austen,
891:My affections and wishes are unchanged; but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever. ~ Jane Austen,
892:Our subjective judgment of what seems like a good bet is irrelevant to what is actually a good bet. ~ Richard Dawkins,
893:People confuse the subject of the joke with the target of the joke, and they're very rarely the same. ~ Ricky Gervais,
894:There were people in the world for whom the world and its people were subjects on which to cast spells. ~ Dave Eggers,
895:The subject matter of the stories on the surface... there seem to be a number of stories about travel. ~ Kenneth Koch,
896:The subject of a novel is not the plot. Who remembers what happened to Lucien de Rebempre in the end? ~ Graham Greene,
897:Whereas maximizers might do better objectively than satisficers, they tend to do worse subjectively. ~ Barry Schwartz,
898:You might curb your magnanimity, and be more of an artist, and load every rift of your subject with ore. ~ John Keats,
899:A cleric who loses his faith abandons his calling; a philosopher who loses his redefines his subject. ~ Ernest Gellner,
900:All knowledge is transient, linked to the world around it and subject to change as the world changes. ~ Shashi Tharoor,
901:A novelist has to know enough about a subject to fool the passenger next to him on an airplane. ~ David Foster Wallace,
902:Certain subjects yield a general power that may be applied in any direction and should be studied by all. ~ John Locke,
903:Economy is a subject which admits of being treated with levity, but it cannot so be disposed of. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
904:Every thing was safe enough and she smiled over the many anxious feelings she had wasted on the subject. ~ Jane Austen,
905:God speaks with authority on every subject including marriage and His advice trumps Oprah's every time. ~ Kirk Cameron,
906:He wasn't constituted to hate himself subjectively, but he did hate the object he was in the world. ~ Jonathan Franzen,
907:If you treat your subject with seriousness and respect, other people tend to treat it the same way. ~ Vanessa Friedman,
908:I know all the theory of everything but when I paint I don't think of anything except the subject and me. ~ Alice Neel,
909:I only care for the subjective life; I am very German, you see: The woods interest me, and the world does not. ~ Ouida,
910:I've always been slightly embittered about computers because it was the only subject I failed at school. ~ Matt Frewer,
911:Let’s not talk about how I am. It’s a subject I know too much about to want to think about anymore. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
912:Men do not want solely the obedience of women, they want their sentiments. -The Subjection of Women ~ John Stuart Mill,
913:No matter how righteous the subject, Caravaggio painted images that glowed with the vitality of evil. ~ Victor LaValle,
914:Philosophy is the self-correction by consciousness of its own initial excess of subjectivity. ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
915:Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion... the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate. ~ Dorothea Lange,
916:So long as there is any subject which men may not freely discuss, they are timid upon all subjects. ~ John Jay Chapman,
917:Such a delicate charge as pruning the human race should not be subject to the quirks of personality. ~ Neal Shusterman,
918:(The book to read on this subject is Edward Tufte’s The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.) ~ L David Marquet,
919:The conscious experience of being a subject arises when a single organism learns to enslave itself. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
920:The job of a journalist would be unbearable if one was always to put oneself in the shoes of a subject. ~ Ryan Holiday,
921:The obscurity is much oftener in the passions and prejudices of the reasoner than in the subject. ~ Alexander Hamilton,
922:The rights to life, liberty and property were not meant to be subject to the vagaries of majority rule. ~ Ilana Mercer,
923:The subjects succeeded in resisting these particularly addictive distractions only around half the time. ~ Cal Newport,
924:The wise despot...maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. ~ Frank Herbert,
925:Very strong personalities must confine themselves in mutual conversation to very gentle subjects. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
926:A celebrity is an object that the media manufactures today, just so they have a subject tomorrow. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana,
927:Art and life are subjective. Not everybody's gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it. ~ Whoopi Goldberg,
928:as imperfect human beings, any of us, all of us, are subject at some time or another to make mistakes! ~ Brenda Jackson,
929:Every thing was safe enough, and she smiled over the many anxious feelings she had wasted on the subject. ~ Jane Austen,
930:For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change. ~ Quentin Crisp,
931:I couldn't write a political song. There's just opinion; it's all arbitrary anyway. It's all subjective. ~ Cass McCombs,
932:It's not the subject that's cliché; it's cliché or not. But in fact, this is the way you're talking about it. ~ Stromae,
933:Les opinions subjectives et les sentiments n’ont aucune valeur. La vérité est seulement dans les faits. ~ Joseph Kessel,
934:Let's face it, the subject of campaign finance is not always scintillating. But it's incredibly important. ~ Jane Mayer,
935:Like it or not, women are always subject to criticism if they show too much feeling in public. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton,
936:Mankind is one, seeing that all are equally subject to the moral law. All men are equal in God's eyes. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
937:Neighbors sought him out for advice on all subjects, for he had made much money and was therefore wise. ~ Joseph Heller,
938:Never pose your subjects. Let them move about naturally... All great photographs today are snapshots. ~ Martin Munkacsi,
939:Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject. ~ George Santayana,
940:Poetry is the most mistaught subject in any school because we teach poetry by form and not by content. ~ Nikki Giovanni,
941:Sometimes it is better to suffer the itch of curiosity than to be subject to the sting of satisfaction. ~ Joseph Duncan,
942:Take subject matter equal to your powers, and ponder long, what your shoulders cannot bear, and what they can. ~ Horace,
943:The portrait is the subject matter in photography where the problems of the media are the most visible. ~ Thomas Struth,
944:There are few subjects that match the social significance of women's education in the contemporary world. ~ Amartya Sen,
945:They seemed nothing more now than the purely subjective, impotent, illusory creatures of my temperament ~ Marcel Proust,
946:We ask the poet: 'What subject have you chosen?' instead of: 'What subject has chosen you? ~ Marie von Ebner Eschenbach,
947:We assert that the subject is crucial and only that subject matter is valid which is tragic and timeless. ~ Mark Rothko,
948:Belief in an external world independent of the perceiving subject is the basis of all natural science. ~ Albert Einstein,
949:Each painting has its own way of evolving. When the painting is finished, the subject reveals itself. ~ William Baziotes,
950:Human vision is untrustworthy, subjective and selective. Camera vision is total and non - objective. ~ Andreas Feininger,
951:I am still against any kind of censorship. It's a subject in my life that has been very important. ~ Bernardo Bertolucci,
952:I have always attempted to create images that deliver the maximum amount of information about the subject. ~ Chuck Close,
953:I'm not freakishly short. I had, on my show, used shortness as a joke subject; it didn't really bother me. ~ Dick Cavett,
954:It was well known that Liza Hamilton and the Lord God held similar convictions on nearly every subject. ~ John Steinbeck,
955:It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
956:Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it. ~ Samuel Johnson,
957:Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist. ~ W H Auden,
958:Representational art of non-religious subjects was thus brought into the central place of worship. ~ Francis A Schaeffer,
959:The paintings that really excite me have an erotic element or side to them irrespective of subject matter ~ Lucian Freud,
960:There is no policy too sensitive to question, and no subject so taboo that you cannot even mention it. ~ Lee Hsien Loong,
961:To be bigoted & argue with others, is to subject one's essence of mind to the bitterness of mundane existence. ~ Huineng,
962:When the shot is afterwards subjected to white light, colour appears because of selective reflection. ~ Gabriel Lippmann,
963:A book may be on any queer subject, but one can at least always be certain how to turn a page and read it. ~ Sarah Waters,
964:Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. ~ Groucho Marx,
965:Depending on which side you're on, maybe the police are too objective and need to be a bit more subjective. ~ John Ridley,
966:Don't restrain yourself to mundaneness. You're subject to consciousness that makes you more than animalistic. ~ T F Hodge,
967:Everything written with vitality expresses that vitality; there are no dull subjects, only dull minds. ~ Raymond Chandler,
968:Everything written with vitality expresses that vitality: there are no dull subjects, only dull minds. ~ Raymond Chandler,
969:For every letter of creditors, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you'll be saved. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
970:For me, the subject is of secondary importance: I want to convey what is alive between me and the subject. ~ Claude Monet,
971:I do not think that one is likely to write a good biography unless one feels some sympathy with its subject. ~ Iris Origo,
972:I don't know what I think about certain subjects, even today, until I sit down and try to write about them. ~ Don DeLillo,
973:if you take passionate interest in a subject, it is hard not to believe yourself specially equipped for it. ~ Ethel Smyth,
974:I'll be an easier subject than Seabiscuit, because I can talk." Louis Zamperini to Laura Hillenbrand. ~ Laura Hillenbrand,
975:I mean, the competition is really created by the buzz around the Emmys. It's a totally subjective thing. ~ Michael C Hall,
976:I think the best teachers had a real interest in the subject they were teaching and a love for children. ~ Beverly Cleary,
977:I want industrial design to be a public subject. I want people to love objects the way they love clothing. ~ Karim Rashid,
978:Knowledge is a big subject. Ignorance is bigger. And it is more interesting. —STUART FIRESTEIN, Ignorance ~ Dexter Palmer,
979:My idea of an educated person is one who can converse on one subject for more than two minutes. ~ Robert Andrews Millikan,
980:No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know ~ Woodrow Wilson,
981:Philosophy and the subjects known as ‘humanities’ are still taught almost as if Darwin had never lived. ~ Richard Dawkins,
982:Science demands objective factual evidence - proof; spiritual experience is subjective and leads to faith. ~ Jane Goodall,
983:Ship, are you conscious now?” “My speaking establishes a subject position that might be conscious. ~ Kim Stanley Robinson,
984:Suddenly, she employed those very English weapons: devious good manners and a rapid change of subject. ~ Patricia Duncker,
985:The combination of a frivolous form and a serious subject immediately unmasks the truth about our dramas. ~ Milan Kundera,
986:The next time you struggle with a sentence, rewrite it by placing subject and verb at the beginning. 5. ~ Roy Peter Clark,
987:The pleasure of novelty is by its very nature more subject than any other to the laws of diminishing returns. ~ C S Lewis,
988:There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet. ~ Matt Haig,
989:The subject of history is the gradual realization of all that is practically necessary. ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel,
990:The truth is the truth whether you agree with it or not. The truth is not subject to your interpretation. ~ Gary R Renard,
991:This Is Religion, Boy. Not Comparison Bloody Shopping! You Shall Not Subject Your God To Market Forces! ~ Terry Pratchett,
992:To look at ourselves from afar, to make the subjective suddenly objective: this gives us a psychic shock. ~ Julian Barnes,
993:Truth is truth. Implications are subjective. People will hear your words and draw their own conclusion. ~ Neal Shusterman,
994:Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience. ~ Adam Smith,
995:Well, the attractive thing about the subject of happiness is that it is notoriously difficult to write. ~ Edward St Aubyn,
996:while I hope the subject is fascinating and my treatment readable, such a book cannot be a page-turner. ~ Avinash K Dixit,
997:Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject. ~ Shakuntala Devi,
998:All we can know is our own subjective version of reality. That's the way we go through our lives. Everybody. ~ Krishna Das,
999:A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all. ~ Annie Dillard,
1000:Everything is subject to time, place, and circumstance. There are no “shoulds” in compassionate thinking! ~ Timber Hawkeye,
1001:Horror movies can be very interesting because they can deal with intangible subjects that are full of emotion. ~ Meg Tilly,
1002:I consume an enormous number of books, but they're always on a particular subject because I'm obsessive. ~ George Hamilton,
1003:Idealism, emphasized the existential rather than the essential (rational) character of the subject in thought. ~ Anonymous,
1004:I do not paint a portrait to look like the subject, rather does the person grow to look like his portrait. ~ Salvador Dali,
1005:If art's a seismographic project, when that project meets with failure, failure must become the subject too. ~ Chris Kraus,
1006:I had traversed the line from doctor to patient, from actor to acted upon, from subject to direct object. ~ Paul Kalanithi,
1007:I know nothing about this subject, but I do have prejudices, which I am more than happy to share with you. ~ Leon Botstein,
1008:I liked math - that was my favorite subject - and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science. ~ Sally Ride,
1009:I'm afraid the negative things are always the great subjects. Failure is much more interesting than success. ~ Martin Amis,
1010:I was a good student in the subjects that I wanted to be good in. The curriculum in my section was excellent. ~ Jack Kirby,
1011:Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. ~ Samuel Johnson,
1012:Mankind’s most successful discipline has grown by challenging orthodoxy and by subjecting ideas to testing. ~ Matthew Syed,
1013:objective monitoring and qualification which reduces arbitrary, private subjective judgments carried out ~ Otto F Kernberg,
1014:On the Subject of Non-American Blacks Suffering from Illnesses Whose Names They Refuse to Know. ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,
1015:Order and simplification are the first steps toward mastery of a subject -- the actual enemy is the unknown. ~ Thomas Mann,
1016:Poetry defeats the curse which binds us to be subjected to the accident of surrounding impressions. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
1017:Reality is subjective, don't you know that by now? It's how we experience the world that makes it real to us. ~ Jenna Blum,
1018:subject for discussion. What terrible messes we get ourselves into when we are silly enough to fall in love, ~ Sara Donati,
1019:The factor which makes art Christian is not that it necessarily deals with religious subject matter. ~ Francis A Schaeffer,
1020:There are certain subjects which seem to me can be taught very effectively online, although they aren't. ~ David Gelernter,
1021:The subject gives you the best idea of how to make a photograph. So I just wait for something to happen. ~ Mary Ellen Mark,
1022:The Subject has really blue eyes that twinkle when he looks at someone like she's maybe a little bit insane. ~ Ally Carter,
1023:You've got to accept the fact that you are basically not teaching a subject, you are teaching children ~ Madeleine L Engle,
1024:Above all I am not concerned with Poetry. My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. ~ Wilfred Owen,
1025:A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos. ~ Edward de Bono,
1026:Faith is the subject of the head. Devotion is the subject of the heart and meditation connects both. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,
1027:It is always useful, you see, to subject the past life of reform politicians to rather inquisitive research. ~ Isaac Asimov,
1028:It is a subject on which nothing final can be known.” The subject Mill had in mind was the nature of women. ~ Tara Westover,
1029:Let us put it generally: if a regime is immoral, its subjects are free from all obligations to it. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,
1030:No rules for the rulers is tyranny for the subjects. Freedom for politicians is enslavement for citizens. ~ Stefan Molyneux,
1031:Of Belief Human mathematics, so to speak, like the length of life, are subject to the doctrine of chances. ~ William Godwin,
1032:On a related subject, Signore Pazzi, I must confess to you: I'm giving serious thought to eating your wife. ~ Thomas Harris,
1033:On a related subject, Signore Pazzi, I must confess to you: I’m giving serious thought to eating your wife. ~ Thomas Harris,
1034:That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject. ~ George Santayana,
1035:The best way to make the true history a lasting legacy is to make it a lasting subject of learning ~ Ernest Agyemang Yeboah,
1036:The doings of men, their prayers, fear, wrath, pleasure, delights, and recreations, are the subject of this book. ~ Juvenal,
1037:The Empire didn’t encourage its subjects to go far away, in case they saw things that might disturb them. ~ Terry Pratchett,
1038:The main subject in the Bible from the beginning of Genesis through Revelation is none other than Jesus. ~ Charles E Fuller,
1039:The subject matter of art is life, life as it actually is; but the function of art is to make life better. ~ Gertrude Stein,
1040:The way to do great science is to stay away from subjects that are overpopulated, and go to the frontiers. ~ James D Watson,
1041:Twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known; Kings seek their subjects' good: tyrants their own. ~ Robert Herrick,
1042:Vitellius would've given Percy an hour-long lecture on the subject, probably with a PowerPoint presentation. ~ Rick Riordan,
1043:We are rarely in danger of examining to excess, especially when the subject is the shape of our own lives. ~ G K Chesterton,
1044:Western civilization shapes the content of my films, provides me with subjects that haven't been used before. ~ Eric Rohmer,
1045:But in the case of human beings, friendship is a transitory art, subject to discontinuance without further notice. ~ O Henry,
1046:Death is not the monarch for the dead, but of the dying. The moment he obtains a conquest he loses a subject. ~ Thomas Paine,
1047:Experience is the word. Knowledge implies subject and object. But experience is non-terminal, eternal. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
1048:He didn't want to subject someone he loved, or even vaguely liked, to the life of a foot servant like his mother. ~ Jung Yun,
1049:Human mind is subject to the law of cause and effect.
IF not, THEN you have no idea about IF-THEN algorithm. ~ Toba Beta,
1050:I think we just need to stick to our knitting on the topics and the subjects the American people care about. ~ Sam Brownback,
1051:It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness. Think before you speak. Know your subject. ~ Cass Gilbert,
1052:It is the kind of learning you are practising that is important, not the subject-matter you are practising on. ~ Guy Claxton,
1053:Men and women shall have equal rights throughout the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. ~ Alice Paul,
1054:No student knows his subject: the most he knows is where and how to find out the things he does not know. ~ Woodrow T Wilson,
1055:No tyrant could thrive where every subject said no. The tyrant thrives when the first fucking fool salutes. ~ Steven Erikson,
1056:Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth. ~ John Stuart Mill,
1057:The emotions aren't always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action. ~ William James,
1058:The most wonderful inspirations die with their subject, if he has no hand to paint them to the senses. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1059:There was a time when no difficult subjects were ever aired in the 'Lady', and sadly, life isn't like that. ~ Rachel Johnson,
1060:The subject matter is autobiographical, it's all to do with hope and memory and sensuality and involvement, really. ~ Lucian,
1061:The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. ~ Erwin Schr dinger,
1062:The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. ~ Erwin Schrodinger,
1063:We are all subjected to two distinct natures in the same person. I myself have suffered grievously in that way. ~ James Hogg,
1064:We have no idea how the subjective quality of consciousness emerges from the physical stuff of the brain. ~ Richard Davidson,
1065:Why you won an election and why you didn't is a subject of, you know, books that get written 20 years later. ~ Rudy Giuliani,
1066:A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience. ~ George Will,
1067:Art is subjective, that’s what makes it great,” I said. “We each get to love or hate something on our own terms. ~ Kasie West,
1068:As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together. ~ Parker J Palmer,
1069:Certain subjects may no longer be taboo in cinema. But there are ways to treat them that still create shock. ~ Park Chan wook,
1070:Detroit, my 'great' subject, made me the person I am, consequently the writer I am - for better or worse. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
1071:Fine writing is a distinct disadvantage. So is unique literary style. They take attention from the subject ~ Claude C Hopkins,
1072:Humans are organisms, subject to physical laws, including, alas, the one that says entropy always increases. ~ Paul Kalanithi,
1073:Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority. ~ Ayn Rand,
1074:I returned rather feebly to the subject of her daughter. “I suppose she talks, and—eats, and everything. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
1075:I returned rather feebly to the subject of her daughter. 'I suppose she talks, she eats, and everything. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
1076:My dog, Puffy. The dog is the perfect portrait subject. He doesn't pose. He isn't aware of the camera. ~ Patrick Demarchelier,
1077:No scientific subject has ever aroused quite the same mixture of hopes and fears [as atomic energy]. ~ Edward Victor Appleton,
1078:One can do such lovely things with so little. Subjects that are too beautiful end by appearing theatrical. ~ Camille Pissarro,
1079:Out of the trunk, the branches grow; out of them, the twigs. So, in productive subjects, grow the chapters. ~ Herman Melville,
1080:Remember, if you don't feel passionate about the characters and subject of your story, your readers won't either. ~ Meg Cabot,
1081:The apparent subjectivity of the Self exist only on the plane of relativity and vanish in the Absolute. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
1082:There is no person so severely punished, as those who subject themselves to the whip of their own remorse. ~ Rebecca Hamilton,
1083:There is no person so severely punished, as those who subject themselves to the whip of their own remorse. ~ Seneca the Elder,
1084:There is something predatory about Big Journalism. Big Journalism doesn’t care about the humanity of it subjects. ~ Anonymous,
1085:today and in a good winter mood, someone not subject to seasonal affective disorder, someone with a generous ~ David Guterson,
1086:Well, beauty's in the eye of the beholder... It's all subjective. I'm kind of shy about it, but I'll take it. ~ Marisa Miller,
1087:What is man?... Thou crownedst him with glory and honour.... thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. ~ Hebrews,
1088:What we are is going to be visible in our art, no matter how secular (on the surface) the subject may be. ~ Madeleine L Engle,
1089:Why do people argue? Even the wisest of men have not found God through argument! Is God a subject for argument? ~ Sarada Devi,
1090:Women are an eternal subject, which is a lot like being subjected, or subjugated, or a subject nation, even. ~ Rebecca Solnit,
1091:A good writer is an expert on nothing except himself. And on that subject, if he is wise, he holds his tongue. ~ John le Carre,
1092:A work can have in it a pent-up energy, an intense life of its own, independent of the subject it may represent. ~ Henry Moore,
1093:Empirical description involves enslavement to the object by decreeing passivity on the part of the subject. ~ Gaston Bachelard,
1094:I approach serious subjects, and I like to have the good guys win and have the parents among the good guys ~ Caroline B Cooney,
1095:I don't have children, but I imagine if parents are really pushed on the subject, they probably have favorite children. ~ Moby,
1096:I love film, and I think it's so important for kids to be educated about films and real life subjects that films cover. ~ Nico,
1097:Is his benevolent art meant to distract us from Prospero’s absolutist exercise of authority over his subjects? ~ James Shapiro,
1098:It's such a pain in the ass to write a book, I can't imagine writing one if I'm not interested in the subject. ~ Michael Lewis,
1099:I want to show off how beautiful my subjects are, whether its a cheetah or a live girl or two of them together. ~ Bunny Yeager,
1100:Property, said Proudhon, is theft. This is the only perfect truism that has been uttered on the subject. ~ George Bernard Shaw,
1101:Subjectivity is my middle name, a trick memory is my pack mule, and self-contradiction is my trusty old jackknife. ~ Luc Sante,
1102:The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there.” ~ Jim Rohn ~ Kevin Horsley,
1103:The idea of space is given to the artist to change if he can. The subject matter in the abstract is space. ~ Willem de Kooning,
1104:The only thing set in stone are dumb quotes and names of dead people. Everything else is subject to change. ~ Kimberly Spencer,
1105:There is a need for subjects who find intense pleasure in commodification of violence and a culture of cruelty. ~ Henry Giroux,
1106:There is nothing exempt from the peril of mutation; the earth, heavens, and whole world is thereunto subject. ~ Walter Raleigh,
1107:The truth is, when all is said and done, one does not teach a subject, one teaches a student how to learn it. ~ Jacques Barzun,
1108:Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective. ~ J Philippe Rushton,
1109:When I was in school I liked math because all the problems had answers. Everything else seemed very subjective. ~ Lisa Randall,
1110:When thy soils shall have vanished and thou art free of defect, thou shalt no more be subject to decay and death. ~ Dhammapada,
1111:A good speech is like a woman's skirt: short enough to hold your attention, long enough to cover the subject ~ Jonathan Tropper,
1112:Any thing is interesting if you can communicate it. There are no unimportant subjects for the enlivened mind. ~ Kris Saknussemm,
1113:Every time I force myself to go outside something wonderful happens (Humans of New York photographed subject) ~ Brandon Stanton,
1114:I have come, Sire, to complain of one of your subjects who has been so audacious as to kick me in the belly. ~ Marie Antoinette,
1115:I know more about sports than I know about any other subject, unfortunately. I'm embarrassed to admit that. ~ Michael Showalter,
1116:I'm open to comments. I'm open to objective points of view, because I've been very narrow and very subjective. ~ Richard Donner,
1117:Mozart's music is an invitation to the listener to venture just a little out of the sense of his own subjectivity. ~ Karl Barth,
1118:Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow which we cast ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1119:Nothing is more repugnant to the human mind in an age of equality than the idea of subjection to forms. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville,
1120:Nothing is small, in fact; any one who is subject to the profound and penetrating influence of nature knows this. ~ Victor Hugo,
1121:Religion of our conception, thus imperfect, is always subject to a process of evolution and re-interpretation. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
1122:Self-awareness is value-free. It isn't scary. It doesn't imply that you will subject yourself to needless pain. ~ Deepak Chopra,
1123:Surrender to alcohol intoxication provides a partial and subjective shortcut to a more correct state of mind. ~ Gregory Bateson,
1124:synthesizing the quantitative rigor of scientific discoveries with the subtlety of our subjective lives. When ~ Daniel J Siegel,
1125:The biographer who writes the life of his subjects self-concept passes through a fade into the inner house of life. ~ Leon Edel,
1126:The external forms are alone subject to change and destruction; for these forms are not the things themselves. ~ Giordano Bruno,
1127:The journey from not knowing to knowing was his work. He was selling his desire to learn about a subject. ~ Richard Saul Wurman,
1128:The power of suggestion. Maybe everything human ended up being subjective and nothing could be known for sure. ~ Peter Abrahams,
1129:The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
1130:We are born subjects, and to obey God is perfect liberty. He that does this shall be free, safe and happy. ~ Seneca the Younger,
1131:We must grant the artist his subject, his idea, his donn´e: our criticism is applied only to what he makes of it. ~ Henry James,
1132:A man provided with paper, pencil, and rubber, and subject to strict discipline, is in effect a universal machine. ~ Alan Turing,
1134:For me, at least, studying my subjects first and knowing them personally was essential to taking a good picture. ~ Gisele Freund,
1135:I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether. ~ Lord Byron,
1136:I learnt that the carnal sinners are condemned to these torments, they who subject their reason to their lust. ~ Dante Alighieri,
1137:In a certain sense a writer is 'selected' by his subject - his subject being the consciousness of his own era. ~ Nadine Gordimer,
1138:In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death. ~ Alfred Russel Wallace,
1139:I think all art is subjective - that whoever's watching it or listening to it will decide whether it's good or bad. ~ Billy Boyd,
1140:I will not subject myself to their ideology
cause slut shaming is rape culture
virgin praising is rape culture ~ Rupi Kaur,
1141:Mad are thy subjects all, and even the wisest heart
Straight to folly will fall, at a touch of thy poisoned dart. ~ Sophocles,
1142:Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject, nor exact truth, but in the way of feeling. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
1143:Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art. ~ Susan Sontag,
1144:The pains and pleasures of the body, howsoever important to ourselves, are an indelicate subject of conversation ~ Edward Gibbon,
1145:The particle and the planet are subject to the same laws and what is learned of one will be known of the other. ~ James Smithson,
1146:Truly, as the ancients taught us, there is nothing under the moon, however fine, that is not subject to corruption. ~ C J Sansom,
1147:Whatever subject I preach, I do not stop until I reach the Savior, the Lord Jesus, for in Him are all things. ~ Charles Spurgeon,
1148:When did the cell phone become a license to be rude? And why must I be subjected to your personal conversations? ~ Jen Lancaster,
1149:When reading math, it is important to know where in math you are—what region of this vast subject you are exploring. ~ Anonymous,
1150:Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed. ~ John Searle,
1151:A man may grow rich in Turkey even, if he will be in all respects a good subject of the Turkish government. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
1152:Art is contemplation of the world in a state of grace and imaginatively reflecting that subjective understanding. ~ Hermann Hesse,
1153:At this point, Chester started to bathe his tail, which is a cat's way of changing a subject he finds uncomfortable. ~ James Howe,
1154:But if I believe that I can become beautiful, I become an economic subject. My desire becomes a marker. ~ Tressie McMillan Cottom,
1155:From what I have seen of the world, Reverend, motherhood is a certainty, but fatherhood is a subject of debate. ~ Michael Crummey,
1156:However, I will say no more on this subject, for everything is guided and directed by the hand of God. ~ Bernal D az del Castillo,
1157:If you trust me enough to tell me a secret, I certainly promise to keep it. Please speak freely, on any subject. ~ Eiji Yoshikawa,
1158:Indeed the influence of music on the development of religion is a subject which would repay a sympathetic study. ~ James G Frazer,
1159:In love, everything is both true and false; it's the one subject on which it's impossible to say anything absurd. ~ Julian Barnes,
1160:In the consciousness of the infinite, the conscious subject has for his object the infinity of his own nature. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
1161:I think it was a subject matter that The Social Network didn't involve a lot of women. That's all I think it is. ~ Allison Janney,
1162:I think the greatest thing about making a documentary is your ability to just follow the story and the subject. ~ Leslie Cockburn,
1163:It is my great desire to reform my subjects, and yet I am ashamed to confess that I am unable to reform myself. ~ Peter the Great,
1164:It's not objective. It's subjective.” Katya hooks her bra behind her back. “It's just what you think, not the truth. ~ E Lockhart,
1165:I write only if I feel like it and only on a subject I feel like writing about—and the reader is no fool. ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb,
1166:Most of all people respond to a film tackling grave subjects that question and go against the prevailing mood. ~ Philippe Claudel,
1167:No one can do inspired work without genuine interest in his subject and understanding of its characteristics. ~ Andreas Feininger,
1168:Our understanding of cognitive ease and associative coherence locates subjective confidence firmly in System 1. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1169:peered out at its subjects like a telescreen keeping watch over Winston Smith in his flat at the Victory Mansions. ~ Daniel Silva,
1170:Rights are not self-evident. They're not unalienable. They are subject to modification just like anything else. ~ Alan Dershowitz,
1171:The one thing that I do is take really complicated systems and subjects and make them accessible to regular people. ~ Matt Taibbi,
1172:The physicist can never subject an isolated hypothesis to experimental test, but only a whole group of hypotheses. ~ Pierre Duhem,
1173:There are always a lot of leading questions and opinions. Of course, our work is creative, and it's subjective. ~ Kristen Stewart,
1174:There's science and there's science, is all I'm saying. Where humans are the subjects, it's mostly not science ~ Karen Joy Fowler,
1175:The state and its elites must be subject, in theory and in practice, to the same laws that its poorest citizens are. ~ Mo Ibrahim,
1176:The subtlety of your visual attention. You could alert me or change the subject with a contraction of your iris. ~ Forrest Gander,
1177:This is a serious analysis of a ridiculous subject, which is of course the opposite of what is usual in economics. ~ Paul Krugman,
1178:We have always wanted to find the 'it-ness' of anything we shoot. We want to get as deep into the subject as we can. ~ Jay Maisel,
1179:while, there was a serious argument on the subject between Slytherin and Gryffindor, and Slytherin left the school. ~ J K Rowling,
1180:You're not going to get any true confessions out of me," she said. "I'm a Leo, and our thing is changing the subject. ~ Ira Levin,
1181:["2012"] it was really more about the subject matter, and to do a modern retelling of Noah's Ark, a flood story. ~ Roland Emmerich,
1182:Anyone can be a genius, if they pick just one specific subject and study it diligently just 15 minutes each day. ~ Albert Einstein,
1183:I don't really think about what the subject of my next album will be. I just know that I'm going to make another album. ~ Lou Reed,
1184:In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little human detail can become a Leitmotiv. ~ Henri Cartier Bresson,
1185:"In so far as this comprises the empirical personality, the ego is the subject of all personal acts of consciousness." ~ Carl Jung,
1186:In this state of pure felicity the soul is enlarged and the material substance that is subject to her profiteth also. ~ Tneng Tseu,
1187:it is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at bottom. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne,
1188:It may be conceit, but I believe the subject will interest the public, and I am sure that the views are original. ~ Charles Darwin,
1189:I've never believed in tying myself up in a long-range contract, and I've been very outspoken on that subject. ~ Sugar Ray Leonard,
1190:Justice is subject to dispute; might is easily recognized and is not disputed. So we cannot give might to justice. ~ Blaise Pascal,
1191:No other practice will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects. ~ Gordon B Hinckley,
1192:No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy. ~ Hilary Putnam,
1193:Science does not deal with subjective experience... Well that's too bad because that is all any of us ever have. ~ Terence McKenna,
1194:Subjectivism is not an absolute principle; it is a necessary but not sufficient condition for sound methodology. ~ Murray Rothbard,
1195:The junior high I attended also required students to change classrooms for each subject, which was unlike Australia ~ Nick Vujicic,
1196:The past is not simply the past, but a prism through which the subject filters his own changing self-image. ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin,
1197:There are people who can sit down and write a song about any given subject, and they can do it really, really well. ~ Glen Hansard,
1198:There’s science and there’s science, is all I’m saying. When humans are the subjects, it’s mostly not science.) ~ Karen Joy Fowler,
1199:This splendid subject [mathematics], queen of all exact sciences, and the ideal and norm of all careful thinking. ~ G Stanley Hall,
1200:To: Anna Oliphant
From: Étienne St. Clair
Subject: So . . .

Does that mean I can call you now? ~ Stephanie Perkins,
1201:Ultimately the product that any writer has to sell is not the subject being written about, but who he or she is. ~ William Zinsser,
1202:Whenever you write on a subject that questions the status quo, there are bound to be many who wrestle with the issues ~ Ted Dekker,
1203:When money is used as an external reward for some activity, the subjects lose intrinsic interest for the activity, ~ Daniel H Pink,
1204:Write about the things that attract you. Choose your subjects the way you used to choose your toys: out of desire. ~ Harry Mathews,
1205:your subjective experience consists largely of the story that your System 2 tells itself about what is going on. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1206:Akerlof wrote a famous paper on this subject called “The Market for Lemons”78—it won him a Nobel Prize. In the paper, ~ Nate Silver,
1207:A painter can turn pennies into gold, for all subjects are capable of being transformed into poems. ~ Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres,
1208:be apprehensive of delations, which, as a subject, I have always condemned, and, as a prince, will severely punish. ~ Edward Gibbon,
1209:But I know my only defense is to answer, “I think it because it is true,” thereby eliminating my subjectivity; ~ Simone de Beauvoir,
1210:I do love to eavesdrop. It's inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk. ~ Lynda Barry,
1211:Ignorance of the law is no good excuse, where every man is bound to take notice of the laws to which he is subject. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
1212:I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts. ~ Oliver Goldsmith,
1213:In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv. ~ Henri Cartier Bresson,
1214:Many of the artists are not pretending to have an objective point of view. They're revealing the subjectivity. ~ Massimiliano Gioni,
1215:Marianne, how’s your statistics?” “Math is my worst subject.” “But you can program?” “Of course. I’m not illiterate. ~ Joe Haldeman,
1216:Materialism ends up denying the existence of any irreducible subjective qualitative states of sentience or awareness. ~ John Searle,
1217:Most of my subject matter was all kind of, like, party stuff, jewelry and cars. It was really just, you know, shallow. ~ Gucci Mane,
1218:My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject. I was running around in a bear skin. Very chic. ~ Ethel Merman,
1219:Nuclear war is such an emotional subject that many people see the weapons themselves as the common enemy of humanity. ~ Herman Kahn,
1220:One must constantly meditate upon the absurdities of chance, a subject even more edifying than the subject of death. ~ Iris Murdoch,
1221:rationality is subject to the single worst temptation--to raise what it knows now to the status of an absolute. ~ Jordan Peterson,
1222:sociological research is part of a continuous ‘two-way’ process between sociologists and the subjects they study. ~ Anthony Giddens,
1223:The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there.” ~ Kevin Horsley ~ Kevin Horsley,
1224:The logic of thought is derivative of the laws of nature.
Laws of nature is subject to the idea that creates nature. ~ Toba Beta,
1225:The majority should not be punished and subjected to a licensing curfew because of the bad behavior of the minority. ~ Tessa Jowell,
1226:The public revenues are a portion that each subject gives of his property, in order to secure or enjoy the remainder. ~ Montesquieu,
1227:There being an imminent danger for the faith, prelates must be questioned, even publicly, by their subjects. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
1228:The Roman government appeared every day less formidable to its enemies, more odious and oppressive to its subjects. ~ Edward Gibbon,
1229:They are not rules prescribed by the sovereign to the subject, but agreements between sovereign and sovereign. ~ Alexander Hamilton,
1230:Though fanaticism drinks at many founts, its predisposing cause is mostly the subject of an invisible futurity. ~ Francis Atterbury,
1231:what we objectively get (wealth) is not the same as what we subjectively experience when we get it (utility). ~ Daniel Todd Gilbert,
1232:When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again. ~ Carl Friedrich Gauss,
1233:When you're dealing with serious subjects, there is a pressure to be absolutely sure that you know what you're doing. ~ John Oliver,
1234:Writing is thinking on paper. Anyone who thinks clearly should be able to write clearly-about any subject at all. ~ William Zinsser,
1235:You always have to find something to say about the subject and in seven cases out of ten there is nothing to say. ~ Jonathan Meades,
1236:Your subject should always answer the question “What is the problem to be solved?” or “What is the job to be done?” A ~ Brian Tracy,
1237:A book has neither object nor subject; it is made of variously formed matters, and very different dates and speeds. ~ Gilles Deleuze,
1238:An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and how to avoid them. ~ Werner Heisenberg,
1239:As is natural for an academic, when I want to learn about something, I volunteer to teach a course on the subject. ~ Steven Weinberg,
1240:Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject. ~ A A Milne,
1241:Divination is turning out to be much more trouble than I could have foreseen, never having studied the subject myself. ~ J K Rowling,
1242:he knows too much about himself to subject her to a morning after, when he will be cold, surly, impatient to be alone. ~ J M Coetzee,
1243:I don't mean to change the subject or anything, but have you tried concealer on that zit?" Cynthia Lotte - Hot Six ~ Janet Evanovich,
1244:If you want war, nourish a doctrine. Doctrines are the most frightful tyrants to which men ever are subject. ~ William Graham Sumner,
1245:I’m here to tell you today that God is not subjecting you to anything. He’s injecting you. It’s part of your immunization. ~ E N Joy,
1246:In love, everything is true, everything is false; it is the one subject on which one cannot express an absurdity. ~ Nicolas Chamfort,
1247:In the creative act, the artist goes from intention to realization through a chain of totally subjective reactions. ~ Marcel Duchamp,
1248:Meditation requires an object to meditate on, whereas in Self-enquiry there is only the subject and no object. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
1249:Modern philosophy from Descartes onward has asked itself the question: How can the subject really know the object? ~ William Barrett,
1250:Most persons who indulge in second thought don't do much thinking when the subject is presented for first thought. ~ William Feather,
1251:[O]mnipotence is nothing else than subjectivity exempting itself from all objective conditions and limitations[.] ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
1252:People often ask writers how and why they pick their subjects. They never ask if perhaps their subjects picked them. ~ H P Albarelli,
1253:Style is a function of theme. Style is not imposed on subject-matter, but arises from it. Style is truth to thought. ~ Julian Barnes,
1254:Subjective confidence in a judgment is not a reasoned evaluation of the probability that this judgment is correct. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1255:The expert is a midwife. The expert is not someone who has the authority to pronounce the last word on the subject. ~ Philip Kitcher,
1256:This is one of the last industries where the subject is off limits. Nobody’s comfortable in engaging in a conversation. ~ Rick Welts,
1257:With the possible exception of clothes, beauty salons and Frank Sinatra, there are few subjects all women agree upon. ~ Groucho Marx,
1258:writers do not find subjects: subjects find them. There is not so much a search as a state of open susceptibility. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
1259:you could well be right. But surely the answer is for women to become more assertive and not let themselves be subjected? ~ Jean Ure,
1260:Actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, its more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly timey wimey...stuff. ~ David Tennant,
1261:A good speech should be like a woman’s skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest. ~ Richard Branson,
1262:All the people I've met, many outside of cinema, knew everything perfectly about one thing or one subject or one area. ~ Sergio Leone,
1263:An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them. ~ Werner Heisenberg,
1264:A photograph is not necessarily a lie, but it isn’t the truth either. It’s more like a fleeting, subjective impression. ~ John Berger,
1265:A purified mind can grasp anything. It can dive deep into the subtlest subject and understand even transcendental things. ~ Sivananda,
1266:because if you can’t kill then you are always subject to those who can, and nothing and no one will ever save you. ~ Orson Scott Card,
1267:For what do we live, but to make sport by subjecting our neighbors to endless discretionary review for minor additions? ~ Jane Austen,
1268:He held his hands up again. "Subject dropped," he repeated. "I dropped it — look, there it goes, rolling across the floor. ~ P E Ryan,
1269:I am sticking as closely to my subject as I can; for my subject is precisely this, that it is the masses, the majority ~ Henrik Ibsen,
1270:its inhabitants are no longer “obedience-subjects” but “achievement-subjects.” They are entrepreneurs of themselves. ~ Byung Chul Han,
1271:Like most people in the Midwest, Embryo doesn’t believe in humor, especially when it pertains to sensitive subjects. ~ Jennifer Niven,
1272:Never had he been subjected to such rude treatment. How long could it last? How long, he wondered, could he abide it? ~ William Steig,
1273:Quantitative methods are no more synonymous with objectivity than qualitative methods are synonymous with subjectivity. ~ Mike Patton,
1274:Rule Punjab and the rest of India as a superior race, dismissing any notion of equality between rulers and subjects ~ Rajmohan Gandhi,
1275:She will never submit to any thing requiring industry and patience, and a subjection of the fancy to the understanding. ~ Jane Austen,
1276:Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain subjective, negative, ungrateful way. ~ Edward de Bono,
1277:The final stage of covert testing of materials on unwitting subjects is clearly the most sensitive aspect of MKULTRA. ~ H P Albarelli,
1278:The modern boy and girl are certainly taught more subjects—but does that always mean that they actually know more? ~ Dorothy L Sayers,
1279:They had been heritors and subjects of cruelty and outrage so long that nothing could have startled them but a kindness. ~ Mark Twain,
1280:This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs. ~ Jello Biafra,
1281:When it comes to dividing Americans on the basis of their gender, I know a little something about the subject. ~ Kay Bailey Hutchison,
1282:Words linger and words matter, I learned, and it’s not possible to predict the fallout they can have on a subject’s life. ~ Beth Macy,
1283:Young children are being arrested and subjected to court appearances for behaviors that can only be termed as trivial. ~ Henry Giroux,
1284:you wives, be in subjection to your husbands, so that if any are not obedient to the word, they may be won without a word ~ Anonymous,
1285:A good speech should be like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest ~ Winston Churchill,
1286:A writer afraid of her own subject- whatever it might be- is a frozen creature, trapped in the inessential. Diminished. ~ Dani Shapiro,
1287:cause of the coma was still a subject of some debate, Dr. Villalobos had said, but most likely, it was caused by stress, ~ Dave Eggers,
1288:Do you know the exact number of hours it requires before you can be considered an expert on any subject?  10,000 hours. ~ Hadena James,
1289:Experience proves that anyone who has studied geometry is infinitely quicker to grasp difficult subjects than one who has not. ~ Plato,
1290:For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
1291:I don't feel ignored. But I'd rather engage readers than dictate my opinion to them. Opinion is so...subjective! ~ Neil Patrick Harris,
1292:If you want to rise in politics in the United States, there is one subject you must stay away from, and that is politics. ~ Gore Vidal,
1293:I'm a passionate individual, and sometimes when I have strong feelings about a subject, I feel the need to express myself. ~ Megan Fox,
1294:In my role of agent for Miss Hathaway, I would like to say that she does not answer questions relating to this subject. ~ Steve Carell,
1295:Likewise the subjection of woman to man results from the perfection of the male and the imperfection of the female sex. ~ Peter Kreeft,
1296:Never subject to the rules, believing that the correct judgement and healthy nature keep her in the honesty she lived in. ~ mile Zola,
1297:Nothing exists without a purpose. And we humans are subject to the laws of nature just as everything else on earth is. ~ Caroline Myss,
1298:Right away, the understanding of the Almighty as our Sovereign Lord reveals who we are, namely, His subjects and servants. ~ Anonymous,
1299:Since the average person fears public speaking more than death, subjects in a study were asked to address an audience. ~ Frans de Waal,
1300:Subject matter must be normal in the sense that it does not appear sought after so much as simply happening to one. ~ Fairfield Porter,
1301:Talent is the capacity to direct concentrated attention upon the subject: "the gift of seeing what others have not seen. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
1302:That is what [Andy] Warhol portraits do: They elevate the subject into an icon of the pop culture he was documenting. ~ Giorgio Armani,
1303:The failure of global summits on the environment make it plain that our politics are subject to technology and finance. ~ Pope Francis,
1304:The real subject of autobiography is not one's experience but one's consciousness. Memoirists use the self as a tool. ~ Patricia Hampl,
1305:There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person. ~ G K Chesterton,
1306:When I write, I strain with every wizened fibre of my weathered frame to analyze every possible angle of any given subject. ~ Jim Goad,
1307:While I like people, I do also like being alone in a room and seeing what you can do with a particular theme or subject. ~ Dean Koontz,
1308:A good style must, first of all, be clear. It must not be mean or above the dignity of the subject. It must be appropriate. ~ Aristotle,
1309:Although he didn't care much about any subject for its own sake, he cared a great deal about marks (grades or comparisons). ~ C S Lewis,
1310:A man who has nothing in particular to recommend him discusses all sorts of subjects at random as if he knew everything. ~ Sei Sh nagon,
1311:A man who has nothing in particular to recommend him discusses all sorts of subjects at random as if he knew everything. ~ Sei Shonagon,
1312:At the end, the subjects remembered the interrupted tasks far better than the completed ones—over two times better, in fact ~ Anonymous,
1313:Being a nerd, which is to say going too far and caring too much about a subject, is the best way to make friends I know. ~ Sarah Vowell,
1314:Christ died for your sins; He is the Son of God; All human beings have souls that will be subject to judgment after death. ~ Sam Harris,
1315:Freedom or prison--what's the difference? A man must develop unwavering will power subject only to his reason. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,
1316:History is subjective. History is alterable. History is, finally, little more than modeling clay in a very warm room. ~ Bradford Morrow,
1317:I don't mean to change the subject or anything, but have you tried concealer on that zit?"
Cynthia Lotte - Hot Six ~ Janet Evanovich,
1318:...instead it seems that business - like weight loss - is a subject wherein hope and fear inspire limitless gullibility. ~ Paul Krugman,
1319:Man and Superman: “the audience gets an exhausting idea of the inexhaustibility of the subject, and is bored brilliantly. ~ Clive James,
1320:My decision (for Christ) was not so important. I was the object rather than the subject in this affair. I was decided upon. ~ C S Lewis,
1321:Nothing is black and white. There are no universal standards that determine what’s good and what’s evil. It’s subjective. ~ J A Konrath,
1322:Psychiatric diagnosis still relies exclusively on fallible subjective judgments rather than objective biological tests. ~ Allen Frances,
1323:So another thing is where the subjects are in a painting. What's that called?" "Composition. We learned it in art class. ~ Kathryn Shay,
1324:Sometimes a song just has to cater to whatever's goin' on. A well-written song is a song that stays true to the subject. ~ Dolly Parton,
1325:The cannabis experience has greatly improved my appreciation for art, a subject which I had never much appreciated before. ~ Carl Sagan,
1326:The complexity of language, he thought to himself, lies not in its subject matter but in our knotted understanding. ~ Alexander Theroux,
1327:The fact that abortion is still a taboo subject means that opponents of abortion get to define it however suits them best. ~ Lindy West,
1328:The home is the child's first school, the parent is the child's first teacher, and reading is the child's first subject. ~ Barbara Bush,
1329:The need to let suffering speak is a condition of all truth. For suffering is objectivity that weighs upon the subject ~ Theodor Adorno,
1330:To be perfectly frank, his ding-dong wouldn’t have been what you might call the subject of an exhaustive search. Albert ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
1331:When I was in my single digits, I was subjected to the worst torture you can possibly inflict on a child: Catholic mass. ~ Tyler Oakley,
1332:You are protected. But if you don't take risks, God will retreat and become only a subject of philosophical speculation. ~ Paulo Coelho,
1333:You cannot meet someone for a moment, or even cast eyes on someone in the street, without changing. That is my subject. ~ Carolyn Kizer,
1334:An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects ~ Martin Luther,
1335:A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view. ~ Henri Cartier Bresson,
1336:A photograph is not necessarily a lie, but it isn't the truth either. It's more like a fleeting, subjective impression. ~ Martine Franck,
1337:A single lifetime, even though entirely devoted to the sky, would not be enough for the investigation of so vast a subject  ~ Carl Sagan,
1338:Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. ~ Horace,
1339:Class is the most difficult subject for American writers to deal with as it is the most difficult for the English to avoid. ~ Gore Vidal,
1340:I am trying to find out why a subject does look so marvelous, and trying to make that sensation manifest on a flat surface. ~ Euan Uglow,
1341:If there be a single law governing the actions of men, freewill cannot exist, for man’s will would be subject to that law. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
1342:I have had what might be called a post graduate course in the most important subject for all Canadians - Canada itself. ~ Vincent Massey,
1343:I like writing non-fiction - and when you pick a [non-fiction] subject, it saves you the hassle of coming up with a plot. ~ Richard Hell,
1344:I was beginning to think that I was the subject of some existentialist experiment in permanently delayed gratification when ~ John Green,
1345:More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject. ~ Peter Drucker,
1346:Never assume you are not attractive enough, and therefore you have to overcompensate or chase a man. Taste is subjective. ~ Sherry Argov,
1347:One should identify oneself with the universe itself. Everything that is less than the universe is subjected to suffering. ~ Simone Weil,
1348:Private the creature of society and is subject to the calls of that society even to the last farthing. ~ Benjamin Franklin,
1349:Rather than simply being subject to them, I had wanted to know what it felt like to be one of the forces in this world. ~ Joshua Gaylord,
1350:The nature of love is that it catches you off-guard, subjects you to rules you have never faced, some of them contradictory. ~ Ivan Doig,
1351:There is nothing far-fetched about disappointment as a subject for comedy. It's something we are all too familiar with. ~ Martin Freeman,
1352:Unlike physical progress, which is subject to natural restrictions, the qualities of the mind can be developed limitlessly. ~ Dalai Lama,
1353:We teach every young person the same subjects in mostly the same ways, irrespective of individual talents and preferences. ~ Peter Thiel,
1354:Winston Churchill, who once defined a fanatic as someone who won’t change his mind and can’t change the subject. ~ Gregory David Roberts,
1355:With these three qualities, it cannot be made the subject of description; and hence we blend them together and obtain The One. ~ Lao Tzu,
1356:You may have noticed that the less I know about a subject the more confidence I have, and the more new light I throw on it. ~ Mark Twain,
1357:After a while, there was a serious argument on the subject between Slytherin and Gryffindor, and Slytherin left the school. ~ J K Rowling,
1358:A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest. ~ Winston S Churchill,
1359:All intelligent problem solvers are subject to the same ultimate constraints - limitations on space, time, and materials. ~ Marvin Minsky,
1360:An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects. ~ Martin Luther,
1361:A work should convey its entire meaning by itself, imposing it on the spectator even before he knows what the subject is. ~ Marcel Proust,
1362:classic Shamanism: Archaic techniques of ecstasy. To this day, it is the only attempt at a world synthesis on the subject. ~ Jeremy Narby,
1363:Having not said anything the first time, it was somehow even more difficult to broach the subject the second time around. ~ Douglas Adams,
1364:He’d shut the door on the subject of loss, thrown all the bolts, and shoved a heavy table up against it for good measure. ~ Cecilia Grant,
1365:He found that the brain activity started, on average, 300 milliseconds before subjects were conscious of making the decision. ~ Anonymous,
1366:high subjective confidence is not to be trusted as an indicator of accuracy (low confidence could be more informative). ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1367:In my view, no subject is ever finished. No concept is sealed off from other concepts. Knowledge is continuous; ideas flow. ~ Salman Khan,
1368:I take my job seriously, which means I'm going to need to get acquainted with the subject matter on a personal level. ~ Becca Fitzpatrick,
1369:It's a subject that is often hidden and very secretive, but it's something which I feel should have a light shone upon it. ~ Fern Britton,
1370:Maybe there is no objective experience, but there is a certain way of interacting with all the subjective experiences. ~ Howard Rheingold,
1371:Men differ daily about things which are subject to sense, is it likely then they should agree about things invisible. ~ Benjamin Franklin,
1372:[My subjects] look lost because that is how I see life. I think we are all a bit lost, lost in a world we can't understand. ~ Loretta Lux,
1373:Photography... has lived under the tyranny of its subject matter: the object has exercised an almost total domination. ~ Joan Fontcuberta,
1374:Prayer is not the cunning art of using God, subjecting Him to one's selfish ends in an effort to get out of Him what you want. ~ F Huegel,
1375:She was a sleuth and sleuths had to follow rules. ‘Get to the point; don’t allow the subject to digress’ was one of them ~ Renita D Silva,
1376:Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action. ~ Ellen Swallow Richards,
1377:The emotions aren’t always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action. —William James ~ Eric Siegel,
1378:There is knowledge in Realization. But this differs from the ordinary subject and object. It is absolute knowledge. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
1379:When the self is ones exclusive subject and limit, reference and measure, one has no choice but to make a world of words. ~ Wendell Berry,
1380:Which of your victims are you being interviewed about today, anyway?"

Jonathan, don't call my subjects victims. ~ Frances Hardinge,
1381:You are not that which you experience
Because there is always
A subject to the experience.
That subject… Is YOU! ~ SantataGamana,
1382:above-mentioned diversions. My eyes are green, my hair is silver, and I freckle. The rest is subject to change without notice. ~ Anonymous,
1383:A painting is finished when the subject comes back, when what has caused the painting to be made comes back as an object. ~ Howard Hodgkin,
1384:As soon as I put my foot on Indian soil, my painting underwent a change not only in subject and spirit but in technique. ~ Amrita Sher Gil,
1385:Conscience means the abolition of mere subjectivity when man’s intimate sphere is touched by the truth that comes from God. ~ Benedict XVI,
1386:Evangelical theology is modest theology, because it is determined to be so by its object, that is, by him who is its subject. ~ Karl Barth,
1387:God's relation to spirits is not like that of a craftsman to his work, but also like that of a prince to his subjects. ~ Gottfried Leibniz,
1388:I’d mistakenly shown myself to be the kind of guy (test subject) who stood out in her garden wondering about her underwear. ~ Graham Parke,
1389:I don't like being successful; the subjects which sit in my head are annoyed and jealous of what has already been written. ~ Anton Chekhov,
1390:I never wanted to be commissioned to paint portraits. I like to choose my own subject and make a character study from it. ~ William Dobell,
1391:I think it is the most important subject facing this country, but I cannot get any of my ministers to take any notice. ~ Winston Churchill,
1392:It's always a fascinating subject - a serial killer let loose on a small community. It always holds, it's always scary. ~ Malcolm McDowell,
1393:[John Wheeler] rejuvenated general relativity; he made it an experimental subject and took it away from the mathematicians ~ Freeman Dyson,
1394:Many who have dedicated their life to love, can tell us less about this subject than a child who lost his dog yesterday. ~ Thornton Wilder,
1395:Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market. ~ Robert Frost,
1396:People generally see what they look for and hear what they listen for, and they have a right to subject their children to it. ~ Harper Lee,
1397:Ten thousand difficulties do not make one doubt, as I understand the subject; difficulty and doubt are incommensurate. ~ John Henry Newman,
1398:The addability of the happiness of different subjects is a postulum without which all political reasonings are at a stand ~ Jeremy Bentham,
1399:The artist looks for a subject. You know, a lot of new poets don't seem to have a subject. I don't totally understand that. ~ Gerald Stern,
1400:The British public is woefully ignorant of the realities of the British empire, and what it meant to its subject peoples. ~ Shashi Tharoor,
1401:The young child approaching a new subject or anew problem is like the scientist operating at the edge of his chosen field. ~ Jerome Bruner,
1402:To me there is no such thing as creative writing. It's either good writing, whatever the subject, or it's not creative. ~ Erskine Caldwell,
1403:What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not. ~ Annie Leibovitz,
1404:When the tongue or the pen is let loose in a frenzy of passion, it is the man, and not the subject, that becomes exhausted. ~ Thomas Paine,
1405:Change is always subjective. All through evolution you find that the conquest of nature comes by change in the subject. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
1406:Commit to investing at least one hour per day studying subjects that will help you move closer toward your ultimate vision. ~ Steve Siebold,
1407:Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject. ~ Dorothy L Sayers,
1408:I think actually in any party it's a sign of general health to have different views, and especially on the subject of trade. ~ David Brooks,
1409:It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits ~ Aristotle,
1410:I've always maintained that I don't think comedy should be reviewed. I think it's un-reviewable, because it is so subjective. ~ Will Arnett,
1411:Julian Assange shouldn't be the subject of a grand jury hearing, he should be given a medal. He's contributing to democracy. ~ Noam Chomsky,
1412:Most adult emotions are emergent properties. They are subjective mental states that represent the convergence of more primitive ~ Anonymous,
1413:Oh, you're an expert in crazy people now?"
"A month with you and I feel I have a master's degree in the subject. ~ Jennifer L Armentrout,
1414:Professor Raylene's ground breaking study found that subjects with Tourrette's Syndrome burned more calories than Lutherans. ~ Chris Dolley,
1415:Really, for all the poetry in the world on the subject, when you get right down to it, it's mostly just boom! penis vagina. ~ Martin Leicht,
1416:the excellence of the mental entertainment consists less in the subject than in the author's skill in well dressing it up. ~ Henry Fielding,
1417:The most sure method of subjecting yourself to be deceived is to consider yourself more cunning than others. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld,
1418:There's no such thing as designing the perfect utopian city. Everything is subject to change. There are no final frontiers. ~ Jacque Fresco,
1419:The sustaining of life, in a bodily sense as well as in the sense of psychological health, is inherently subject to risk. ~ Anthony Giddens,
1420:When the subject has refused allegiance and the officer has resigned his office, then the revolution is accomplished. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
1421:Young men are supposed to think themselves immortal, but the subject is not very often out of my mind for a long time together. ~ C S Lewis,
1422:and Euripides, faulty though he may be in the general management of his subject, yet is felt to be the most tragic of the poets. ~ Aristotle,
1423:Basketball, like all sports, is predicated on the execution of fundamentals. The coach is a teacher. His subject: fundamentals ~ Jack Ramsay,
1424:Biographers are notorious for falling in love with their subjects. It is the literary equivalent of the Stockholm Syndrome, ~ Amanda Foreman,
1425:Control over a woman is the only form of dominance most men possess, for most men are merely subjects of more powerful men. ~ Marilyn French,
1426:Everything is subjective in the human mind. Our emotions, our opinions, they're all relative. It all depends on perspective. ~ Jasmine Warga,
1427:I knew a lot about what I did when I was 20. I had read a lot, and I aspired to learn everything I could about the subject. ~ Warren Buffett,
1428:I'm French. I mean, that's my subject. Was also my nationality, too, though who lets nationality define them? Apart from idiots. ~ Matt Haig,
1429:I'm not easily inhibited by the fact that I don't know something about a subject. It doesn't stop me from dabbling in it. ~ Joshua Lederberg,
1430:I remember, growing up, if something big - God forbid - happened, the first jokes you heard on the subject came out of Jersey. ~ Oscar Nunez,
1431:Is jumping out of an airplane inherently stressful? The answer is no, and that highlights the subjective nature of stress. The ~ John Medina,
1432:I think it's time to admit that our writing is guided by the technology we use as much as it is by our own subjectivity. ~ Kenneth Goldsmith,
1433:I write scripts by myself. It's not for everybody. It's someone's personal work. I need to be in love with the subject. ~ Jean Pierre Jeunet,
1434:No. Nobody who’s on the short end of justice wants to be treated subjectively. Relativism and equity just don’t go hand in hand. ~ Anonymous,
1435:Physics, owing to the simplicity of its subject matter, has reached a higher state of development than any other science. ~ Bertrand Russell,
1436:Relative knowledge requires a subject and object whereas the awareness of the Self is absolute and requires no object. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi,
1437:Sick people are everywhere. Just watch Criminal Minds.”

“If that’s their subject matter, I’m thinkin’ I’ll avoid it. ~ Kristen Ashley,
1438:Subjectivity is truth and if subjectivity is in existing, then, if I may put it this way, Christianity is a perfect fit. ~ S ren Kierkegaard,
1439:The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there.” ~ Kevin Horsley Jim Rohn ~ Kevin Horsley,
1440:The institutions of first and second type are subject to the regulatory power of the state with regard to syllabus prescription, ~ Anonymous,
1441:the Lord has freed us from great evils to which we have been subjected, and that we have accepted many good things by faith. ~ Martin Luther,
1442:The most important thing you can do to improve your teaching is to work toward subject-matter expertise on the Bible as a whole. ~ Anonymous,
1443:There is a certain discomfort in not knowing who the boss is, and subjects sometimes frantically sought to determine this. ~ Stanley Milgram,
1444:There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person. ~ Gilbert K Chesterton,
1445:The Spirit, and your soul are not the same things. The Spirit is God - the source. Your soul is God's imagination - the subject. ~ T F Hodge,
1446:Without lightbulbs, televisions, or street lamps, the subjects in his study initially did little more at night than sleep. ~ David K Randall,
1447:You need, as a historian, essential triangulation from your subject and the only way you get that triangulation is through time. ~ Ken Burns,
1448:a book has no unwanted calories and you don’t have to worry about sizes as long as the subject matter appeals to the recipient. ~ Sue Grafton,
1449:Be aware, then, that every human condition is subject to change, and that whatever mishap can befall any man can also happen to you. ~ Seneca,
1450:Both objectively and subjectively speaking, I’m sick of myself. I’m sick of everything, and of everything about everything. ~ Fernando Pessoa,
1451:Caliban: As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island. ~ William Shakespeare,
1452:I have a strong feeling that the subject of evolution is beautiful without the excuse of creationists needing to be bashed. ~ Richard Dawkins,
1453:I have begun writing what I have said I'd never write, a memoir ("I am not my own subject," I used to say with icy superiority). ~ Gore Vidal,
1454:I'm doing a much smaller movie. It's set in Germany and it's a totally different subject matter. I'm trying to break it up. ~ Roland Emmerich,
1455:It is psychological law that whatever we desire to accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind. ~ Orison Swett Marden,
1456:It is the mark of an educated mind to expect that amount of exactness which the nature of the particular subject admits. It ~ Benjamin Graham,
1457:It's without doubt my main subject. The way masculinity can go wrong. And I'm something of a gynocrat in a utopian kind of way. ~ Martin Amis,
1458:It was impossible to instruct on the subject of beauty, of course. It simply was. You were either moved by it or you weren’t. ~ Kate Atkinson,
1459:My philosophy is that one shall not resort to violence unless one is resolved to become the subject of violence at any time. ~ Takeshi Kitano,
1460:My subject is History of Magic,” he said in his dry, wheezy voice. “I deal with facts, Miss Granger, not myths and legends.” He ~ J K Rowling,
1461:My work never directly addresses the literal subject matter of the photograph, but attempts to ask questions about vision itself. ~ Uta Barth,
1462:One had to immerse oneself in one's surroundings and intensely study nature or one's subject to understand how to recreate it. ~ Paul Cezanne,
1463:Opinions: men's thoughts about great subjects. Taste: their thoughts about small ones: dress, behavior, amusements, ornaments. ~ George Eliot,
1464:Packs a Huge Emotional Punch! Graceful Writing, Great Acting, Exquisite Direction, Suspense, Profound Subject Matter and It Rocks! ~ Rex Reed,
1465:Plato said "God is," and inferred all else that could be said upon that subject as depreciatory. ~ Manly P Hall, How to Understand Your Bible,
1466:Poetry, from describing external events objectively, is becoming subjectified into a poetry of personal conscious expression. ~ Julian Jaynes,
1467:Rhetoric then may be defined as the faculty of discovering the possible means of persuasion in reference to any subject whatever. ~ Aristotle,
1468:Scientists animated by the purpose of proving that they are purposeless constitute an interesting subject for study. ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
1469:Teach her that she is not merely an object to be liked or disliked, she is also a subject who can like or dislike. ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,
1470:There is no one way of photographing anything. I don't believe there is even one best way of photographing any given subject. ~ Michael Kenna,
1471:These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished. ~ Christopher Columbus,
1472:This, then, is the Anarchistic definition of government: the subjection of the non-invasive individual to an external will. ~ Benjamin Tucker,
1473:To me, the most poetic and intelligent way to bring up a subject is by showing very simply who you are and what you believe in. ~ Carla Bruni,
1474:Under Bayes' theorem, no theory is perfect. Rather, it is a work in progress, always subject to further refinement and testing. ~ Nate Silver,
1475:We don't like to think of ourselves as subject to the forces of the world, we like to think of ourselves as exerting that force. ~ Ian Bogost,
1476:All topics, issues, and subjects in 'The Room' add to the depth of the characters in the movie, and they are equally important. ~ Tommy Wiseau,
1477:As a journalist, I'm not supposed to be the subject, but as an author, I'm fair game - another ingredient in the media soup. ~ Michael Azerrad,
1478:As few subjects are more interesting to society, so few have been more frequently written upon than the education of youth. ~ Oliver Goldsmith,
1479:A work should contain its total meaning within itself and should impress it on the spectator before he even knows the subject. ~ Henri Matisse,
1480:Babe, trust me. With my work, ignorance is bliss. Yeah?” Oh boy. I was right. I didn’t want to know. Time to switch subjects. ~ Kristen Ashley,
1481:Cops must be unleashed, and allowed to administer instant punishment, subject of course to liability when they are in error. ~ Murray Rothbard,
1482:Critic asks: 'And what, sir, is the subject matter of that painting?' - 'The subject matter, my dear good fellow, is the light. ~ Claude Monet,
1483:Frederick Ward thought novels immoral and had been known to leave the room rather than subject himself to "bohemian" opinions. ~ Donald McCaig,
1484:Humor is his defense mechanism, so that would allow me to talk about some serious subjects, but get a lot of hilarious jokes in. ~ Judd Apatow,
1485:if anyone present wishes to make me the subject of his wit, I am very much at his service--with my sword--whenever he has leisure. ~ C S Lewis,
1486:In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject quite so worthy of my attention. ~ Clifton Webb,
1487:It is precisely the most subjective ideas which, being closest to nature and to the living being, deserve to be called the truest. ~ Carl Jung,
1488:My subject is the educated imagination, and education is something that affects the whole person, not bits and pieces of him . ~ Northrop Frye,
1489:One must do the same subject over again ten times, a hundred times. In art nothing must resemble an accident, not even movement. ~ Edgar Degas,
1490:Our creative dreams are subject to grudge-holding when we decide that other people somehow have made their dreams real and we have not. ~ Sark,
1491:the abuse of the subjective in some circles cannot exclude the ‘mystical’ and emotional dimensions of Christian experience. ~ Timothy J Keller,
1492:The authors of book reviews would consider themselves dishonored were they to mention, as they should, the subject of the book. ~ Louis Aragon,
1493:The construction of meaning is a fundamentally individual, subjective, creative enterprise, and an intimidating responsibility. ~ Sean Carroll,
1494:the deepest subjective experiences are also the most universal, because through them one reaches the universal source of life. ~ Emil M Cioran,
1495:The function of writing is to explode one’s subject—transform it into something else. (Writing is a series of transformations). ~ Susan Sontag,
1496:The good thing about movies is that they're subjective. You can connect to different themes depending on your own perspective. ~ Queen Latifah,
1497:Too many people think that economics is this subject that should wait until the university level. But it can't wait that long. ~ Robert Duvall,
1498:"Unlike physical progress, which is subject to natural restrictions, the qualities of the mind can be developed limitlessly." ~ Dalai Lama XIV,
1499:"We can never fully know. I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time." ~ Carl Jung,
1500:We fundamentalists are a pack of mood-loving showoffs. I'm sure the Minor Prophets would have found subject for correction. ~ Elisabeth Elliot,
1501:Well, I don't believe there are subjects that can't be painted, but there are a lot of things that I personally can't paint. ~ Gerhard Richter,
1502:You keep on balancing and balancing and balancing until the picture wins, because then the subject's turned into the picture. ~ Howard Hodgkin,
1503:Being a man of faith, what was so interesting to me was the subject, which started, by the way, with Anne Rice's wonderful books. ~ John Debney,
1504:Bras are a ludicrous invention; but if you make bralessness a rule, you're just subjecting yourself to yet another repression. ~ Germaine Greer,
1505:But death is not a subject that his doctors, friends, or family can countenance. That is what causes him his most profound pain. ~ Atul Gawande,
1506:But intersubjectivity in the text occurs through intertextuality, when distinctions between original and citation become blurred. ~ Chris Kraus,
1507:but then who said journalists need to know anything about their subject before spouting their ill-informed opinions to millions? ~ Dave Goulson,
1508:Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. ~ Stephen King,
1509:Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. ~ Stephen King,
1510:Consciousness is phenomenologically subjective whenever there is a stable, consciously experienced first-person perspective. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
1511:Every subject at some phase of its development should possess, what is for the individual concerned with it, an aesthetic quality. ~ John Dewey,
1512:For somebody who has injured their brain, every single thing they say and think will be the subject of their own questioning. ~ Richard Hammond,
1513:I meant that you shouldn’t feel ashamed of not knowing a subject. We can’t begin to learn until we admit how much we don’t know. ~ Claudia Gray,
1514:In a world in which everything is subject to the passing of time, art alone is both subject to time and yet victorious over it. ~ Andre Malraux,
1515:In fact one frequently seemed to gather all sorts of similar information about subjects one had less than profound interest in. ~ David Markson,
1516:I now lived deeply and fundamentally suspicious of any hint of dogma or ideology, of subjective values presented as Great Truths. ~ Shulem Deen,
1517:It's as if we think the laws of physics are subject to debate and amendment and political contributions can sway the laws of physics. ~ Al Gore,
1518:I've got life for a subject because as life starts to drain away, you start seeing very clearly what life is, for the first time. ~ Clive James,
1519:...make sure if you're working hard at something it's in a subject you actually want to remember something about ten years later. ~ Felicia Day,
1520:myself seemed actually to have become the subject of my book: a church, a quartet, the rivalry between François I and Charles V ~ Marcel Proust,
1521:On the subject of wild mushrooms, it is easy to tell who is an expert and who is not: The expert is the one who is still alive. ~ Donal Henahan,
1522:ROM13.1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. ~ Anonymous,
1523:She also didn't listen to reason on the subject of the other two sentences. Go figure. Men had testicles and therefore were Wrong. ~ John Ringo,
1524:Shepherds of the flock should . . . seek the good of their flock, and every ruler the good of the people subject to him. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
1525:the deepest subjective experiences are also the most universal, because through them one reaches the universal source of life. ~ Emile M Cioran,
1526:There are so many ways to account for negative outcomes that it is safer to doubt one’s methods before doubting one’s subjects. ~ Frans de Waal,
1527:The relation of faith between subject and object is unique in every case. Hundreds may believe, but each has to believe by himself. ~ W H Auden,
1528:There's a point where art is not subjective, and my example for that is Picasso. If you don't like Picasso, that's your problem. ~ Danny Huston,
1529:The subconscious mind is nothing but an energy field or mental level that resonates in line with the universal subjectivity. ~ Stephen Richards,
1530:The war is waged against its own subjects and its object is not the victory...but to keep the very structure of society intact. ~ George Orwell,
1531:truth is subjective, even in a court of law. Knowing and believing are remarkably similar — if not, in fact, the same. ~ Juli Zeh,
1532:Ultimately it really didn’t matter if subjects saw the group as right or wrong, because the group was more powerful than reality. ~ David Niven,
1533:We can be more or less conscious when you create grades of focus on a subject that is flowing in our stream of consciousness. ~ Antonio Damasio,
1534:We think too fast, even while walking or on the way, or while engaged in other things, no matter how serious the subject. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
1535:You reason like the king, who, being sent across the frontier, called out, 'What will become of my poor subjects without me?' ~ Peter Kropotkin,
1536:And I'm the biggest country fan there is, but I'm always a little cautious of a slower song or just a song with subject matter. ~ Dierks Bentley,
1537:Arguments led by subjectivity are a waste of time. And, if they take place online, add to that, a waste of one’s keyboard. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana,
1538:Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level. ~ Enrico Fermi,
1539:Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject. ~ John Henry Patterson,
1540:Biologists have an adolescent fascination with sex. Like teenagers they are embarrassed by the subject because of their ignorance. ~ Steve Jones,
1541:Descartes left as one of his main philosophical legacies a myth which continues to distort the continental geography of the subject. ~ Anonymous,
1542:Grief works its own perversions and betrayals; the shape of what we have lost is as subject to corruption as the mortal body... ~ Barry Unsworth,
1543:I am against great themes and great subjects... You can't film an idea. The camera is an instrument for recording physical impact. ~ Jean Renoir,
1544:I could not write about a subject sacred to me because I would be too flippant. Fortunately, there are no subjects sacred to me. ~ Joseph Heller,
1545:I failed in some subject but my friend pass in all,today he is an engineer in microsoft and iam is owner of microsoft.
-Bills Gate ~ Gangaji,
1546:I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft. ~ Bill Gates,
1547:Objective reality is a synthetic construct, dealing with a hypothetical universalization of a multitude of subjective realities. ~ Philip K Dick,
1548:Skepticism is not a position; skepticism is an approach to claims, in the same way that science is not a subject but a method. ~ Michael Shermer,
1549:So this subject is done with. It is right to look our life-accounts bravely in the face now and then, and settle them honestly ~ Charlotte Bront,
1550:Style, like taste, is resistant to lucid definition; however, both, as living things should be, are subject to constant change. ~ Harlan Ellison,
1551:The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there.”
~ Kevin Horsley Jim Rohn ~ Kevin Horsley,
1552:The metaphysician reasons deductively out of his own subjectivity. The scientist reasons inductively from the facts of experience. ~ Jack London,
1553:[T]he object to which a subject essentially, necessarily relates, is nothing else than this subject's own … objective nature. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
1554:There are some themes, some subjects, too large for adult fiction; they can only be dealt with adequately in a children's book. ~ Philip Pullman,
1555:There is no debate here, just scientists and non-scientists. And since the subject is science, the non-scientists don't get a vote. ~ Bill Maher,
1556:They could argue for hours on almost any subject; they usually agreed on broad conclusions, but disagreed on almost every detail. ~ Brenda Joyce,
1557:Though I'm a rogue in talking upon Painting & Love I can be serious and honest upon any subject thoroughly pleasing to me. ~ Thomas Gainsborough,
1558:two examiners, said simply that hardly anyone in Denmark was well enough informed on the subject to judge the candidate’s work. ~ Richard Rhodes,
1559:When desire flows,
Pleasure arises.
Attached to happiness, seeking enjoyment,
People are subject to birth and old age. ~ Gautama Buddha,
1560:You run risks. That's the plain truth. You run risks and, even in the most unlikely places, you are subject to destiny's whims. ~ Roberto Bolano,
1561:You run risks. That's the plain truth. You run risks and, even in the most unlikely places, you are subject to destiny's whims. ~ Roberto Bola o,
1562:A God who hates suffering and evil just as much as we do was willing to subject himself to it in order to reconcile us to him. ~ Jefferson Bethke,
1563:Be still, be quiet, I am in control, you must obey me, you are subject to my command, you cannot intrude where you do not belong. ~ Joseph Murphy,
1564:Clearly the work of a master teacher who has deep knowledge of his subject and enormous empathy for his students and his readers. ~ Betty Edwards,
1565:For none of the others can exist independently: substance alone is independent: for everything is predicated of substance as subject. ~ Aristotle,
1566:Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health. ~ Mary Baker Eddy,
1567:His high school was named after a slave owner who was also one of the world’s greatest theoreticians on the subject of human liberty. ~ Anonymous,
1568:I am working on a technical paper on compassion. So I am reading everything I can on the subject, including my own mind and heart. ~ Joan Halifax,
1569:I did not feel a particularly strong call to any one subject, but read voraciously and widely and began to find science interesting. ~ Aaron Klug,
1570:I have read all that has been written by the gravest authorities on political economy on the subject of rent, wages, taxes, tithes. ~ Robert Peel,
1571:In a democratic age, only the behavior of the authorities is subject to public criticism; that of the people themselves, never. ~ Anthony Daniels,
1572:In the dream, sheltered from the noise, the subject expressed a judgment much more on the mark than that manifested in wakefulness. ~ Erich Fromm,
1573:In your power, all the same. Subject to your will and your demands. No longer free! No! That's a thought I'll never endure! Never. ~ Henrik Ibsen,
1574:I think good taste is completely subjective. If you enjoy something, that's great! Enjoy it and don't let anyone tell you not to. ~ Connor Franta,
1575:I think poetry can help children deal with the other subjects on the curriculum by enabling them to see a subject in a new way. ~ Carol Ann Duffy,
1576:It’s degrading being routinely subjected to a battery of medical tests to ensure I continue to deserve a place in this new world. ~ Siobhan Davis,
1577:I was never ignorant, as far as being experienced in classrooms and learning about different subjects and actually soaking it up. ~ Nipsey Hussle,
1578:Kissing, said Lesley, ought really to be taught as a school subject, preferably instead of religious studies, which nobody needed. ~ Kerstin Gier,
1579:Nature rejects the monarch, not the man; the subject, not the citizen... The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
1580:New York is full of abandoned churches. A Godless city, but full of superstitions on every subject--art, money, sex, food, health. ~ Mason Cooley,
1581:"Not sure," he retorted; "you call yourself a journalist, and admit there is a subject under Heaven of which you are not sure!" ~ Jerome K Jerome,
1582:Our creative dreams are subject to grudge-holding when we decide that other people somehow have made their dreams real and we have not. ~ S A R K,
1583:People desperately resisted the idea of their own death by looking away for as long as they could and avoiding the subject. ~ Thomas Olde Heuvelt,
1584:Responsibility. Those subjects facing the opponent who used the retreating strategy felt most responsible for the final deal. ~ Robert B Cialdini,
1585:so desperate to enjoy just one dinner out that they’ll subject the rest of the world to the fruits of their failed parenting labors. ~ Minka Kent,
1586:That frame of mind that you need to make fine pictures of a very wonderful subject, you cannot do it by not being lost yourself. ~ Dorothea Lange,
1587:The mind has greater power over the emotions, and is less subject thereto, insofar as it understands all things to be necessary. ~ Baruch Spinoza,
1588:The questions of economics, and how they infect, or rather how they affect intimacy. And that's probably the subject of all my films. ~ Ira Sachs,
1589:Trust is everything between two artists, or between subject and artist. You have to have trust or nothing good will come out of it. ~ Patti Smith,
1590:What is called an educated person is often someone who has had a dangerously superficial exposure to a wide spectrum of subjects. ~ Thomas Sowell,
1591:You can see how this process takes lofty and subjective values and makes them real and actionable. Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind. ~ Bren Brown,
1592:You should just evaluate the work and make your judgments accordingly. That's the way you do it in life and every other subject. ~ Clint Eastwood,
1593:First, study the present construction. Second, ask for all past experiences and read everything you can on the subject. ~ Thomas A Edison,
1594:He supposed he was not a sufficiently dignified person for suicide.Peaceful death abhorred him as a subject and would not take him. ~ Thomas Hardy,
1595:Ideology is: intellectual ordering of the feelings; an objective connection among them that makes the subjective connection easier. ~ Robert Musil,
1596:I liked quantum mechanics very much. The subject was hard to understand but easy to apply to a large number of interesting problems. ~ Willis Lamb,
1597:I’m keeping an open mind on the subject,” Maddox said. “That allows me to see what is there instead of what I think I should see. ~ Vaughn Heppner,
1598:Is there something in druggy subjects that encourages directors to make imitation film noir? Film noir itself becomes an addiction. ~ Pauline Kael,
1599:I was a freelance journalist, and it was a struggle because I had to pitch all the time, research, and stay on top of subjects. ~ David Mccandless,
1600:Much of life is ambiguous and subject to interpretation, but there are things that are objectively, verifiably either true or false. ~ James Comey,
1601:Since science opened no path into private and subjective experience, it was forced to deny either its importance or its existence. ~ Lewis Mumford,
1602:The absolute as the idea is neither subjective nor objective; it is the intellectual structure under which they are subsumed. ~ Frederick C Beiser,
1603:The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness. ~ Wilhelm Wundt,
1604:The figure is still the only thing I have faith in in terms of how much emotion it's charged with and how much subject matter is there. ~ Jim Dine,
1605:The focusing of attention on the breath is perhaps the most universal of the many hundreds of meditation subjects used worldwide. ~ Jack Kornfield,
1606:The success of my comedy has been not being afraid to touch on subject matters or issues that everyone else is politically scared of. ~ Bernie Mac,
1607:"True understanding happens when we dismantle the barrier between the object of understanding and the subject of understanding." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
1608:We are not taught to think decently on sex subjects, and consequently we have no language for them except indecent language. ~ George Bernard Shaw,
1609:All ministries, therefore, must be subjected to this test—if they do not glorify Christ, they are not of the Holy Spirit. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
1610:A point of view, a single way of thinking that encompasses all elements of a subject, allows essays more or less to write themselves. ~ Stephen Fry,
1611:As actors, we are so privileged to do what we do and to give to the world and to choose the subject we want to say to the world. ~ Juliette Binoche,
1612:Bible Code is a subject that is very controversial - most people in the world would not even know what we are talking about. ~ Drunvalo Melchizedek,
1613:But imaginative does not mean imaginary. It does not follow that it is all what the moderns call subjective, when they mean false. ~ G K Chesterton,
1614:But my father had taught me that there are not two reasonable opinions to be had on any subject: there is Truth and there are Lies. ~ Tara Westover,
1615:Excuse me? You're a lady?"
"I bought a title on the Internet. I own one square inch of Scotland. And you're changing the subject. ~ Rachel Caine,
1616:I have written on all sorts of subjects... yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians. ~ David Hume,
1617:I suppose you'd have to say that my interest in the subject fell somewhere between the Land of Hobbies and the Kingdom of Obsession. ~ Stephen King,
1618:I think that former leaders are best seen occasionally and not too often heard - particularly on the subject of their successors! ~ Charles Kennedy,
1619:Method is always tied to subject matter, and in dealing with life in general there is no such thing as a single scientific method. ~ Dallas Willard,
1620:Mill argued in The Subjection of Women (1869) that the sexes should be treated equally both in law and in society more generally. ~ Nigel Warburton,
1621:not seek for exactness in all matters alike, but in each according to the subject-matter, and so far as properly belongs to the system. ~ Aristotle,
1622:Passion must be subject to reason; emotions lead one astray. "There was no one to complain to in the woods, so I did not complain. ~ Michael Finkel,
1623:Probably every subject is interesting if an avenue into it can be found that has humanity and that an ordinary person can follow. ~ William Zinsser,
1624:Reader, I am myself the subject of my book; you would be unreasonable to spend your leisure on so frivolous and so vain a matter. ~ Bernard Malamud,
1625:Religion for them [Iranians] was like a promise and guarantee of finding something that would radically change their subjectivity ~ Michel Foucault,
1626:Religion is the subjective experience. Science is the objective reality. To argue either is a ridiculous waste of time and energy. ~ Steve Maraboli,
1627:So let us begin anew - remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof ~ John F Kennedy,
1628:The greatness of a writer has nothing to do with subject matter itself, only with how much the subject matter touches the author. ~ Boris Pasternak,
1629:The haiku that reveals seventy to eighty percent of its subject is good. Those that reveal fifty to sixty percent, we never tire of. ~ Matsuo Basho,
1630:The historian is an indissoluble part of his history, as the poet is of his poem, as the shadowy biographer is of his subject's life... ~ A S Byatt,
1631:The real artist is striving to depict his subject's character and to stress the caricature, but at least it is art which is alive. ~ William Dobell,
1632:Watch for subjects as you go but the city or the country. Keep your eyes and ears open, and you will hear and see angels. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
1633:We may see the small Value God has for Riches, by the People he gives them to."

[Thoughts on Various Subjects, 1727] ~ Alexander Pope,
1634:When you're dealing with subjective matters, there's no wrong or right answer, it's just, "What do we think is best for the show?" ~ Rob McElhenney,
1635:Who chose burial monuments? Were the wishes of the deceased taken into consideration? It was a subject I'd never considered before. ~ Susan Hubbard,
1636:All of us are subject to being passive to the social ills around us. It's a struggle not to become, by staying silent, an accomplice. ~ Mary Travers,
1637:An intellectual may be defined as a man who speaks with general authority about a subject on which he has no particular competence. ~ Irving Kristol,
1638:Europe was a very contentious subject in literature and yet jazz musicians still depended on Europe. Now it's not such a big deal. ~ Darryl Pinckney,
1639:Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation. ~ Janet Malcolm,
1640:I have long said that good teaching consists in loving the subject you are teaching in the presence of students whom you also love. ~ Douglas Wilson,
1641:I have to find the heart of every subject as fast as I can, pin it down on the page, and then cut it wide open for the audience to see. ~ Mira Grant,
1642:I have yet to see any good reason to suppose that theology (as opposed to biblical history, literature, etc.) is a subject at all. ~ Richard Dawkins,
1643:It is better, so the Fourth Amendment teaches us, that the guilty sometimes go free than the citizens be subject to easy arrest. ~ William O Douglas,
1644:It seemed that digression was the true principle of the universe, that the only real subject was the way the subject kept changing. ~ Salman Rushdie,
1645:I've always tried to be fair to my subjects. That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark, or Eisenhower. ~ Stephen Ambrose,
1646:I want to tell people that I had post-natal depression because there is so much stigma around the subject and there shouldn't be. ~ Jennifer Ellison,
1647:Japanese women live in fear of making the least sound in a bathroom stall. Japanese men pay no attention to the subject whatsoever. ~ Amelie Nothomb,
1648:Sharpen your interest in two major subjects: life and people. You will only gather information from a source if you are interested in it. ~ Jim Rohn,
1649:The dreams of existence of that we call time, space, matter, subject, object, yin, yang - everything flows forth from this tai chi. ~ Frederick Lenz,
1650:The full beauty of the subject of generating functions emerges only from tuning in on both channels: the discrete and the continuous. ~ Herbert Wilf,
1651:The grand stye arises in poetry, when a noble nature, poetically gifted, treats with simplicity or with severity a serious subject. ~ Matthew Arnold,
1652:"The more projections are thrust in between the subject and the environment, the harder it is for the ego to see through its illusions." ~ Carl Jung,
1653:There are, first of all, two kinds of authors: those who write for the subject's sake, and those who write for writing's sake. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
1654:The supreme rulers are hardly known by their subjects. The lesser are loved and praised. The even lesser are feared. The least are despised. ~ Laozi,
1655:A government does not desire its powers to be strictly defined, but the subjects require the line to be drawn with increasing precision. ~ Lord Acton,
1656:And now we both blushed, because things like changing one’s garments should not be discussed among a Queen and one of her subjects. ~ Courtney Brandt,
1657:And the Vatican, whatever anyone else might have thought on the subject, answered, like Hebrew National hot dogs, to "a higher authority. ~ Anonymous,
1658:As a fat body is more subject to diseases, so are rich men to absurdities and fooleries, to many casualties and cross inconveniences. ~ Robert Burton,
1659:Content arises out of certain considerations about form, material, context-and that when that subject matter is sufficiently far away. ~ Anish Kapoor,
1660:God and the afterlife and all that is certainly a subject that's interested me, and I think it interests me more the older that I get. ~ Stephen King,
1661:Granted, there is still that picture of the Terminator jeering over practically every journalistic attempt to engage with the subject. ~ Nick Bostrom,
1662:His high school was named after a slave owner who was also one of the world’s greatest theoreticians on the subject of human liberty. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
1663:I always give a print to everybody I photograph, and some of my subjects have told me they have a hard time hanging them up at home. ~ Catherine Opie,
1664:I like writing. It keeps my mind off grim subjects. It's therapeutic in the same way a patient in an institution is given fingerpaints. ~ Woody Allen,
1665:In science , all conclusions are provisional, subject to new evidence and better arguments, the very antithesis of religious faith. ~ Michael Shermer,
1666:It's progress I think, that science has joined philosophy, metaphysics & religion as subjects drunk people argue about in bars. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson,
1667:Method means that arrangement of subject matter which makes it most effective in use. Never is method something outside of the material. ~ John Dewey,
1668:No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion. ~ Jeremy Bentham,
1669:No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
1670:One of the notable aspects of the democratic process is that one need not know anything about a subject in order to pass laws about it. ~ Jeff Cooper,
1671:So I try to re-invent my own eye every time I tackle a new subject. But it's hard, because everybody has style. You can't help it. ~ Steven Spielberg,
1672:The artist is the only one who knows that the world is a subjective creation, that there is a choice to be made, a selection of elements. ~ Anais Nin,
1673:The beginning of a novel: start a subject, no matter where, and to have the desire to finish, start with very beautiful phrases. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
1674:The camera is an extension of yourself... Your story treatment may be subjective, but it is important to remain objective as to truth. ~ Cornell Capa,
1675:The more order you put into a subject the easier it will be to remember. The secret to accelerated learning is superior organization. ~ Kevin Horsley,
1676:Time, you may be sure, will make one or the other of us think differently; and, in the meanwhile, we need not talk much on the subject. ~ Jane Austen,
1677:When you know you are ignorant in a subject, start educating yourself by finding an expert in the field or a book on the subject. ~ Robert T Kiyosaki,
1678:You can group the people you follow by subject, purpose or other criteria, and so sometimes listen to one lot, then other times another. ~ Rayne Hall,
1679:Acting, music, painting... it's very subjective. So what I might think is a great actor, you might think is not a very good actor at all. ~ Billy Boyd,
1680:A dream conceived from the inside-out eventually becomes reality. But a dream desired from the outside-in is subject to spoil and tragedy. ~ T F Hodge,
1681:All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
1682:A patient, long before he becomes the subject of medical scrutiny, is, at first, simply a storyteller, a narrator of suffering— ~ Siddhartha Mukherjee,
1683:A portrait is like an ornamental headstone. It is not for the subject, but for those who look upon it. For those you want to remember. ~ Julie Klassen,
1684:Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction. ~ Abraham Maslow,
1685:Before you shoot an irresistible subject, mute all your senses except sight to find out how much is left for the camera to record. ~ Andreas Feininger,
1686:Certainly man is a remarkably vain, variable, and elusive subject.10 It is hard to base any constant, uniform judgment upon him. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
1687:Forced labor was one of the most widespread and most deeply resented of the chronic abuses to which conquered Africans were subjected. ~ Thomas Sowell,
1688:From the subjective perspective, he may seem cruel, even wicked. But the glory of the man is to be found in the objective perspective. ~ Robert Harris,
1689:God does not rule by the consent of His subjects but by His sovereign authority. His reign extends over me whether I vote for Him or not. ~ R C Sproul,
1690:He is an eloquent man who can treat humble subjects with delicacy, lofty things impressively, and moderate things temperately. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero,
1691:His contributions touched almost every corner of the subject and have had a deep and abiding influence over the way that physicists think. ~ Anonymous,
1692:I am on the same plane specific object and free subject but never the two at the same time and always the one haunted by the Other. ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
1693:I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we, as women, become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object. ~ Tori Amos,
1694:I don't think there's a subject matter that can't absorb 3-D; that can't tolerate the addition of depth as a storytelling technique. ~ Martin Scorsese,
1695:If there's no background, no foreground, no opposition, no complements, then there's no change becasue there's no subject and object. ~ Frederick Lenz,
1696:I'm not strong-willed enough or unkind enough... or maybe simply not wise enough to tell a journalist that a subject is out of bounds. ~ James Nesbitt,
1697:I worked a great deal then, as you can only do on a set theme, absolved from the obligation to find a new fact, a new subject every day. ~ Rico Lebrun,
1698:Mathematics ... is indispensable as an intellectual technique. In many subjects, to think at all is to think like a mathematician. ~ Robert M Hutchins,
1699:Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. ~ Bertrand Russell,
1700:Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers. ~ Georg C Lichtenberg,
1701:Not that he was any expert on the subject, but Matt believed he could tell a lot about a woman by observing the way she watched a sunset. ~ Peggy Webb,
1702:So let us begin anew - remembering on both sides that civility is not a
sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof ~ John F Kennedy,
1703:The best way to tell people about climate change is through non-fiction. There's a vast literature of outstanding writing on the subject. ~ Ian Mcewan,
1704:There's been a sort of mini-revolution, an uprising, as was long overdue, about these subject matters: ethnicity and gender equality. ~ Natalie Dormer,
1705:There's no such thing as a boring subject, only a bored listener who hasn't bothered to search for the relevance of the message to them. ~ Hugh Mackay,
1706:There was a hidden narrative I felt we could get into, It's about an accessible world. Family and relationships are accessible subjects. ~ John Madden,
1707:The very phrase 'foreign affairs' makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
1708:This is a little off subject, but I'm interested in those cases where someone is barking up the wrong tree, or misapplying their talent. ~ David Salle,
1709:Throughout history the exemplary teacher has never been just an instructor in a subject; he is nearly always its living advertisement. ~ Michael Dirda,
1710:To no form of religion is woman indebted for one impulse of freedom, as all alike have taught her inferiority and subjection. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
1711:Whenever you bring up women's internal workings, guys want to change the subject. Unless, of course, they're trying to change the laws. ~ Gail Collins,
1712:All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
1713:As long as you need time to think my affections and wishes are unchanged, and one word from you will silence me forever on this subject . ~ Jane Austen,
1714:Be still, be quiet, I am in control, you must obey me, you are subject to my command, you cannot intrude where you do not belong.”   It ~ Joseph Murphy,
1715:For me, teaching is about weaving a web of connectedness between myself, my students, the subject I'm teaching, and the larger world. ~ Parker J Palmer,
1716:He that accepts protection, stipulates obedience. We have always protected the Americans; we may therefore subject them to government. ~ Samuel Johnson,
1717:I enjoyed the hands-on nature of this work, and the challenge of creating an environment from which the subject would spring to life. ~ Haruki Murakami,
1718:I know of nothing which I would choose to have as the subject of my ambition for life than to be kept faithful to my God till death. ~ Charles Spurgeon,
1719:In this manner , we are told, the system of the imaginary is spread circularly, by detours and returns the length of an empty subject. ~ Roland Barthes,
1720:Marriage (in what is called the spiritual world) is impossible, because of the inequality between every subject and every object. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1721:Normal is subjective. Don’t ever let anyone tell you you’re not normal. Because you are to me. And my opinion is all that matters. Got it? ~ A G Howard,
1722:No writer or thinker has taught me as much as James Hunter has about this all-important and complex subject of how culture is changed. ~ Timothy Keller,
1723:People think: 'If this photographer's looking like a big jerk-off, maybe it's okay if I do.' I like to catch my subjects off balance a bit. ~ Mick Rock,
1724:The fact is that unless we are extricated by the grace of Christ, we remain subject to the violence of a whole mass of innumerable evils. ~ John Calvin,
1725:The more we know, the more pain we have. But because we are human beings, this must be. Otherwise we become objects rather than subjects. ~ Elie Wiesel,
1726:The most frightening interview I've ever done was with Dr. Lonnie Thompson of The Ohio State University on the subject of global warming. ~ Bill Kurtis,
1727:The organic constitution of the Church is not immutable; but Christian society, just as human society, is subject to perpetual evolution. ~ Pope Pius X,
1728:The translation process becomes a highly subjective thing - turning reds and blues into black-and-whiteness. It's really bizarre for me. ~ Robert Longo,
1729:This added element can only be the concept that represents the intuition as a suitable subject for one form of judgment rather than another ~ Anonymous,
1730:To know ourselves, is agreed by all to be the most useful Learning; the first Lessons, therefore, given us ought to be on that Subject. ~ Eliza Haywood,
1731:To speak of television as 'neutral' and therefore subject to change is as absurd as speaking of the reform of a technology such as guns. ~ Jerry Mander,
1732:Upon the subject of education ... I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
1733:When we visualize something, we establish a relationship to the thing itself, not to some mere subjective representation of it inside us. ~ Medard Boss,
1734:A kingdom always includes three fundamental components: a ruler, a realm of subjects who fall under his rule, and the rules or governances. ~ Tony Evans,
1735:Anybody with skin issues knows that that's a very sensitive subject, and that's why I've never shared that I have vitiligo because I do. ~ Tamar Braxton,
1736:Any good biography has to got to lead you to the work. Many biographers have started out in love with their subjects and ended up hating them. ~ D T Max,
1737:As others might prepare for an exam whose subject matter is unknown to them, so I must study, cram, for every conversation with my folks. ~ Alice Walker,
1738:Average reality begins to rot and stink as soon as the act of individual creation ceases to animate a subjectively perceived texture. ~ Vladimir Nabokov,
1739:Bear in mind that the novel--no matter how intimate, psychological, or subjective--is always an historical projection of its own time. ~ Samuel R Delany,
1740:But I never want to get to the point where I write a safe song or one that represents my sense of a subject in order to appear civilized. ~ Suzanne Vega,
1741:deep blue. She was beautiful, not merely pretty, but there was in her eyes the haughty disdain of a queen reprimanding a clumsy subject. ~ Louis L Amour,
1742:He now subjected the Articles of Confederation to a searching critique. He thought the sovereignty of the states only enfeebled the union. ~ Ron Chernow,
1743:I do a TV show about a priest in London, and he is also slightly beleaguered and is subject to fate and misfortune and daily difficulty. ~ Tom Hollander,
1744:I love her like a slave, I kneel in front of her like a subject, I crawl back to her at night like a drunk and I worship her like a believer. ~ L J Shen,
1745:I love her like a slave. I kneel in front of her like a subject. I crawl back to her at night like a drunk and I worship her like a believer. ~ L J Shen,
1746:I think that if I would talk on a political subject, if I talk about it, it would divide the audience on that issue. That's not my issue. ~ Billy Graham,
1747:It's a choice - there are two different sorts of photographer: those obsessed with the technicalities and those obsessed by the subject. ~ Mario Testino,
1748:It's a strange business, speaking for yourself, because it doesn't at all come with seeing yourself as an ego or a person or a subject. ~ Gilles Deleuze,
1749:It's such a rich experience when you enter into a subject from a documentary point of view. It's hard for fiction to compete with that. ~ Jonathan Demme,
1750:I want my photographs not only to be real but to portray the essence of my subjects also. In order to do that, you have to be patient. ~ Mary Ellen Mark,
1751:No act loses us; no violence we're subjected to destroys us; no debasement chases out the divine, and no one can take the divine from us. ~ Daniel Odier,
1752:One common function of arguments about language is to stand in for arguments on subjects people are reluctant to broach more directly. ~ Deborah Cameron,
1753:Our subjects are equivalent to the tip of the patriarchal iceberg, but it's what lies beneath the surface that really makes the water cold.* ~ Anonymous,
1754:Page 25 "But if we accept the legitimacy of the subject nevertheless, then a new and contentious series of questions at once opens up. ~ Alain de Botton,
1755:Photography is an elegiac art, a twilight art. Most subjects photographed are, just by virtue of being photographed, touched with pathos. ~ Susan Sontag,
1756:Predestination and freedom were apparently identical. He could no longer see any meaning in the many arguments he had heard on this subject. ~ C S Lewis,
1757:Q: Do you really distance yourself from your subject? I mean, what would you do if you were presented with a young girl burning to death? ~ Robert Capa,
1758:The mastery of any subject requires that one identify himself with the particular state of consciousness appropriate to that subject. ~ Swami Kriyananda,
1759:The photograph is like a quotation, or a maxim or proverb. Each of us mentally stocks hundreds of photographs, subject to instant recall. ~ Susan Sontag,
1760:The principles which men profess on any controverted subject are usually a very incomplete exponent of the opinions they really hold. ~ John Stuart Mill,
1761:There is change in all things. You yourself are subject to continual change and some decay, and this is common to the entire universe. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
1762:Too bad. The House of Mannus also has an anti-moping law in effect. Violators are subject to noogies and loss of TV time for one day. ~ Kristen Callihan,
1763:We have so much room for improvement. Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory... of how we are taking responsibility. ~ Nancy Pelosi,
1764:Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual. ~ Edward Weston,
1765:A photograph is just a tiny slice of a subject. A piece of them in a moment. It seems presumptuous to think you can get more than that. ~ Annie Leibovitz,
1766:Concerning no subject would [George Bernard] Shaw be deterred by the minor accident of total ignorance from penning a definitive opinion. ~ Roger Scruton,
1767:Games are subject to far more scrutiny than network television or Hollywood films and often are condemned by people who do not play them. ~ Mary Flanagan,
1768:He liked to complain about things: people at work, Harry, the council, Harry, the bank, and Harry were just a few of his favorite subjects. ~ J K Rowling,
1769:He was the subject of a little respectful ribbing. But he was, of course, the captain, which meant he had to do lots of the ribbing himself. ~ Geoff Dyer,
1770:How could science be an enemy of religion when God commanded man to be a scientist the day He told him to rule the earth and subject it? ~ Fulton J Sheen,
1771:in most cases statistical algorithms beat subjective judgment, and in the handful of studies where they don’t, they usually tie. Given ~ Philip E Tetlock,
1772:I really believe that I am the first and only artist to throw not just the 'subject' out of my paintings, but every 'object' as well. ~ Wassily Kandinsky,
1773:Logic presumes a separation of subject from object; therefore logic is not final wisdom.This is Zen. This is my motorcycle maintenance. ~ Robert M Pirsig,
1774:mad, were not my perception and reasonings so clear; and this state of mind appears to have brought with it superior knowledge on all subjects. ~ Novalis,
1775:Mythological subjects always new. Modern subjects difficult because of the absence of the nude and the wretchedness of modern costume. ~ Eugene Delacroix,
1776:No, businessmen as risk takers are not subjected to the judgment of other businessmen, only to that of their personal accountant. ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb,
1777:"Statesman" presumes I'm out there giving opinions all the time about things, and no, I'm not interested in opining on a lot of subjects. ~ George W Bush,
1778:Subjectivity is an ability, the capacity to use a new inner mode of presenting the fact that you currently know something to yourself. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
1779:Subjects have no greater liberty in a popular than in a monarchial state. That which deceives them is the equal participation of command. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
1780:The clash between rich and poor is a hackneyed enough subject, but I am now convinced that it really is one of the eternal themes of drama. ~ Osamu Dazai,
1781:The old expression goes, a good speech is like a woman’s skirt: short enough to hold your attention, long enough to cover the subject. ~ Jonathan Tropper,
1782:The thing whose address I lost is not the End, it’s the Beginning. Not the object to be possessed but the subject that possesses me. Misery ~ Umberto Eco,
1783:This program is subject to change -- often unexpectedly, sometimes in the batting of an eye. It’s the best argument I know against suicide. ~ Tom Robbins,
1784:To subject every private family to the odious visits and examination of the tax-gatherers ... would be altogether inconsistent with liberty. ~ Adam Smith,
1785:When such resonance is enacted with positive regard, a deep feeling of coherence emerges with the subjective sensation of harmony. When ~ Daniel J Siegel,
1786:who would simply have ignored such a subject out of existence if any modernized booby had been so unfortunate as to raise it in her presence. ~ C S Lewis,
1787:A garment that is double dyed, dipped again and again, will retain the color a great while; so a truth which is the subject of meditation. ~ Matthew Henry,
1788:All human plans [are] subject to ruthless revision by Nature, or Fate, or whatever one preferred to call the powers behind the Universe. ~ Arthur C Clarke,
1789:Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance. ~ Muriel Spark,
1790:But bankers used to be subjected to Hammurabi’s rule. The tradition in Catalonia was to behead bankers in front of their own banks ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb,
1791:Defining yourself as a victim is ultimately a diminution of what makes us human. It teaches us to see ourselves as objects, not subjects. ~ Jonathan Sacks,
1792:For the novelist, knowledge is not subdivided into rigidly demarcated compartments, and there are no taboos, no ‘disreputable’ subjects. ~ Michael Baigent,
1793:Hush! Father, Hush! You must not talk!"
"He who imposed that order, knew not how interesting are the subjects on which I wish to speak. ~ Matthew Lewis,
1794:I also agree with Winston Churchill, who once defined a fanatic as someone who won’t change his mind and can’t change the subject. ~ Gregory David Roberts,
1795:If I've learned something from all this's that living anywhere other than in the moment is a mistake...The future is subjective. ~ Myra McEntire,
1796:I never want to be in a position where I have to defend my material. It's too subjective. It's for other people to defend or not defend. ~ Sarah Silverman,
1797:It was one of those subjects to which everything that slithers across your brain seems relevant. I find this to be true of most topics. ~ Karen Joy Fowler,
1798:It would be wisest not to worry too much about the sterile periods. They ventilate the subject and instill into it the reality of daily life. ~ Andre Gide,
1799:MacKinnon captures this is in her succinct lesson on the grammar of pornography and male dominance: 'Man fucks woman; subject verb object. ~ Robert Jensen,
1800:Morality, for all the conditioning to which the human mind has been and is subjected, is always a personal choice in the last analysis. ~ John Christopher,
1801:Nick subjected him to a long, judgmental stare. "There's something very wrong with you," he said at last. "I thought you should know. ~ Sarah Rees Brennan,
1802:No matter how you approach it, or what subject matter we are talking about, we are only dealing with thoughts, and thoughts can be changed. ~ Louise L Hay,
1803:No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation. ~ James McGreevey,
1804:Obviously memoir is subjective truth: It is my memory, my perspective, that's the beauty. But I still wanted to be as factual as I could. ~ Cheryl Strayed,
1805:Philosophers are despots who have no armies to command, so they subject the world to their tyranny by locking it up in a system of thought, ~ Robert Musil,
1806:The Dutch customs once thought my pictures were photos. Where on earth did they think I could have photographed my subjects? In Hell, perhaps? ~ H R Giger,
1807:The less one, as a result of objective or subjective conditions, has to come into contact with people, the better off one is for it. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
1808:The mastery of any subject requires that one identify himself with the particular state of consciousness appropriate to that subject. ~ Goswami Kriyananda,
1809:Then, I said, no science or art considers or enjoins the interest of the stronger or
superior, but only the interest of the subject and weaker? ~ Plato,
1810:The painter who feels obligated to depict his subjects as uniformly beautiful or handsome and without flaws will fall short of making art. ~ Joyce Maynard,
1811:The problem of the librarian is that books are multi-dimensional in their subject matter but must be ordered on one-dimensional shelves. ~ Neal Stephenson,
1812:The United States is my subject, but as Hawthorne once wrote, "the United States are suited for many admirable purposes, but not to live in." ~ Gore Vidal,
1813:This is not rocket science - climate science is very simple. A 12-year-old could probably understand this subject [of climate change]. ~ Arthur B Robinson,
1814:We Russians are slaves because we are unable to free ourselves and become citizens rather than subjects.’ Alexander Herzen, (1812–1870) ~ Victor Sebestyen,
1815:You can write about anything, and if you write well enough, even the reader with no intrinsic interest in the subject will become involved. ~ Tracy Kidder,
1816:All my lyrics are open to interpretation by the individual and imply many different meanings, therefore their relevance is purely subjective. ~ Ian Curtis,
1817:A prince ought to have two fears, one from within, on account of his subjects, the other from without, on account of external powers. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
1818:As for sex, well, I mean sex is a perfectly respectable subject as far as Shakespeare is concerned. I mean, all history is love and violence. ~ Ian Fleming,
1819:For whenever we turn away from Christ, we ‘are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting him to public disgrace’ (Heb. 6:6). ~ John R W Stott,
1820:For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts. ~ John Drinkwater,
1821:I am a man of passions, capable of and subject to doing more or less foolish things- which I happen to regret, more or less, afterwards. ~ Vincent Van Gogh,
1822:It is necessary, if one would read aright, that he should read at least two newspapers, representing both sides of important subjects. ~ Henry Ward Beecher,
1823:I've done Graham Norton's show three times now. He tackles taboos and subject matter that wouldn't make it past the censors in the States ~ Kyle MacLachlan,
1824:I've opened my mouth on a lot of subjects. And I thought the more prestige you get, I'd have the power to do what I like. It's not true. ~ Vanessa Redgrave,
1825:I wasn't going to be a college kid. The only subject I was interested in was English. I think I had a subconscious interest in analyzing story. ~ Eric Bana,
1826:...I would never choose a subject for what it means to me. I choose a subject and then what I feel about it, what it means, begins to unfold. ~ Diane Arbus,
1827:Later I learned to improve my forecasting—if necessary by asking the visitor in advance what subjects he intended to raise with Nixon. In ~ Henry Kissinger,
1828:Like a kingdom divided, which rushes to its doom, the mind that engages in subjects of too great variety becomes confused and weakened. ~ Leonardo da Vinci,
1829:Many besides Angel have learnt that the magnitude of lives is not as to their external displacements but as to their subjective experiences. ~ Thomas Hardy,
1830:Representation is a crucial location of struggle for any exploited and oppressed people asserting subjectivity and decolonization of the mind. ~ Bell Hooks,
1831:Some languages, unlike the Indo-European ones, do not separate subject and verb so that an action is never seen as distinct from the actor. ~ Deena Metzger,
1832:The power he commanded insisted upon subjects. Strength was ever relative, and he could not dominate without the company of the dominated. ~ Steven Erikson,
1833:There are scores of thousands of human insects who are ready at a moment's notice to reveal the Will of God on every possible subject ~ George Bernard Shaw,
1834:There is no discipline in the world so severe as the discipline of experience subjected to the tests of intelligent development and direction. ~ John Dewey,
1835:Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. ~ Bertrand Russell,
1836:Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming. ~ Jeffery Deaver,
1837:What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books by Christians on other subjects—with their Christianity latent. ~ C S Lewis,
1838:When I was a kid, I thought history was the most boring subject of all. I shouldn't blame my teachers; I should blame me, but I'll blame them. ~ Dave Barry,
1839:When I was a young man, near the beginning of my life, I looked around with true mindfulness and saw that all things are subject to decay. ~ Gautama Buddha,
1840:You’re smart enough to recognize that the subjects of migraines and cats never fail with the women. Lead the old girl toward the mint tea. ~ Hanif Kureishi,
1841:A libretto that should never have been accepted on a subject that should never have been chosen bya man who should never have attempted it. ~ Virgil Thomson,
1842:A work of art must carry in itself its complete significance and impose it upon the beholder even before he can identify the subject-matter. ~ Henri Matisse,
1843:For as wood is the material of the carpenter, and marble that of the sculptor, so the subject matter of the art of life is the life of the self. ~ Epictetus,
1844:I don’t believe in being interested in a subject just because it’s said to be important. I believe in being caught by it somehow or other. ~ Joseph Campbell,
1845:I don't need exotic places to be stimulated. Out of familiarity comes nuance. The more you revisit a subject the more you're like to discover. ~ Ray Metzker,
1846:I'd rather meander through a pit of vipers than love one more person, but since I'm on the subject of snakes, we all know one, or are one. ~ Donna Lynn Hope,
1847:if everything is entrusted to a single mind, its inevitable subjective distortions will distort, if not altogether disable, the innovation process. ~ Tim Wu,
1848:I scowled defensively. "My conversations don't usually include the subject of erections." "Too bad," he said. "All the best conversations do. ~ Lisa Kleypas,
1849:I started doing pot jokes, and I noticed that audiences invariably love pot jokes. Even people who don't smoke pot think it's a funny subject. ~ Doug Benson,
1850:...I would never choose a subject for what it means to me. I choose a subject and then what I feel about it, what it means, begins to unfold. ~ Diane Arbus,
1851:Jesus had led me to research on primitive Christianity. The problem of the Last Supper belongs, of course, to both of these subjects. It ~ Albert Schweitzer,
1852:Love is an interesting thing. Perhaps I've never been in love before - I don't really know? I think I have. I guess it's subjective in that way. ~ Lady Gaga,
1853:Morality did not keep well; it required stable conditions; it was costly; it was subject to variations, and the market for it was uncertain. ~ Mary McCarthy,
1854:Never write on a subject without first having read yourself full on it; and never read on a subject till you have thought yourself hungry on it. ~ Jean Paul,
1855:... On the whole, the best fortress you can have, is in not being hated by your subjects. If they hate you no fortress will save you... ~ Niccol Machiavelli,
1856:Other than the promise of life after death, nothing consoles the poor better than the fact that rich people are also subject to death. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana,
1857:Reality is subjective, and there's an unenlightened tendency in this culture to regard something as 'important' only if 'tis sober and severe. ~ Tom Robbins,
1858:suffer lasting psychological trauma. Still, I don’t think it’s a good idea to subject her to an interrogation tonight.” “Not an interrogation, ~ Dean Koontz,
1859:The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology. ~ James Mark Baldwin,
1860:The propositions of mathematics are devoid of all factual content; they convey no information whatever on any empirical subject matter. ~ Carl Gustav Hempel,
1861:...the so much boasted constitution of imperfect, subject to convulsions, and incapable of producing what it seems to promise... ~ Thomas Paine,
1862:The story of 'Lasers' is my story. I didn't have to look too far to get subject matter for this record; it was stuff that was happening to me. ~ Lupe Fiasco,
1863:Throwing stones is the birthright and duty of anyone subject to foreign rule. Throwing stones is an action as well as a metaphor of resistance. ~ Amira Hass,
1864:What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books by Christians on other subjects--with their Christianity latent. ~ C S Lewis,
1865:When I photograph someone, I want to shoot the subject and get them out of my studio so I can play with the photos and do all the stuff I want. ~ Nikki Sixx,
1866:Who says we didn't have controversial subjects on TV back in my time? Remember Bonanza? It was about three guys in high heels living together ~ Milton Berle,
1867:Writing is an organized way of thinking. I don’t know what I think about certain subjects, even today, until I sit down and try to write them. ~ Don DeLillo,
1868:Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation, there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet. ~ Ernest Bramah,
1869:As the night wore on, I read about myself in Will’s books. Normally this would have been a happy task. I am, after all, a fascinating subject. ~ Rick Riordan,
1870:Difficult is union with God when the self is not under governance; but when the self is well-subjected, there are means to come by it. ~ Bhagavad Gita XI. 38,
1871:For government consists in nothing else but so controlling subjects that they shall neither be able to, nor have cause to do [it] harm. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
1872:I am the King of Spain and the Empire. I have more than a hundred million subjects. Yet today I feel like the loneliest man in the Kingdom. ~ Gordon L Thomas,
1873:I'm very little drawn to photographing people that are known or even subjects that are known. They fascinate me when I've barely heard of them. ~ Diane Arbus,
1874:I never think of him as a scholar assaulting me with how much he knows, but as a teacher eager to share a lifelong passion for the subject. ~ William Zinsser,
1875:In the beginning we must simplify the subject, thus unavoidably falsifying it, and later we must sophisticate away the falsely simple beginning. ~ Maimonides,
1876:I've also never had favorite pictures. Or subjects. I have this discipline of treating everything equally-I used to say "democratically." ~ William Eggleston,
1877:Lord Orville seemed by no means to think the Captain worthy an argument, upon a subject concerning which he had neither knowledge nor feeling. ~ Fanny Burney,
1878:Much has been written on the subject of bed-books. The general consensus of opinion is that a gentle, slow-moving story makes the best opiate ~ P G Wodehouse,
1879:Overconfidence: As the WYSIATI rule implies, neither the quantity nor the quality of the evidence counts for much in subjective confidence. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1880:Philosophy, art, and science are not the mental objects of an objectified brain but the three aspects under which the brain becomes subject. ~ Gilles Deleuze,
1881:Political history is far too criminal to be a fit subject of study for the young. Children should acquire their heroes and villians from fiction. ~ W H Auden,
1882:She sees things — things that might happen, things that are coming. But it’s very subjective. The future isn’t set in stone. Things change. ~ Stephenie Meyer,
1883:The final product becomes a passionate reflection of all that was revealed to me about my subjects during intense moments of personal clarity. ~ Michael Bell,
1884:The worst fault a salesman can commit is to be a bore...... Pretend to be vastly interested in any subject the prospects shows an interest in. ~ David Ogilvy,
1885:Today, serving neither religion nor political faith, philosophy is a subject without a subjuct matter, scolasticism without the charm of dogma. ~ John N Gray,
1886:To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject. ~ Georg C Lichtenberg,
1887:We hide so well. This is the bottom line: how hidden is male subjectivity? Name five books where male subjectivity is produced in an honest way. ~ Junot Diaz,
1888:A lot of people ask me about my father's passing when I was young, which I'm never comfortable with. I invariably move around that subject. ~ Chiwetel Ejiofor,
1889:A man who examines each subject from a philosophical standpoint cannot neglect them: he has to omit nothing, and state the truth about each topic. ~ Aristotle,
1890:a memory, which like most memories is imperfect and subjective—collected long ago like a beach pebble and slipped into the pocket of my mind. ~ Michelle Obama,
1891:And so, at last, I come to the one firm conviction that I mentioned at the beginning: it is that the subject is too new for final judgments. ~ William Zinsser,
1892:A person who talks with equal vivacity on every subject, excites no interest in any. Repose is as necessary in conversation as in a picture. ~ William Hazlitt,
1893:Art is so subjective--it means something different to every person. The important thing for it to do is to touch on the senses and emotions. ~ Michelle Malone,
1894:Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. ~ Robert Frank,
1895:Focused, directed thoughts reach the subjective levels; they must be of a certain degree of intensity. Intensity is acquired by concentration. ~ Joseph Murphy,
1896:For me, as much as for anyone else, the Romans are a subject not just of history and inquiry but also of imagination and fantasy, horror and fun. ~ Mary Beard,
1897:he liked picking Hector’s brains on international subjects, or rather, allowing Hector’s brains to flow over him in a glowing lava of thought. ~ Nancy Mitford,
1898:However, even psychologists are people, subject to the same dynamic processes at a personal level that they study at a professional level. ~ Philip G Zimbardo,
1899:If you want to write for T.V. and movies, you will be subjected to kind and unkind criticism. You had better get used to it and develop a shell. ~ Anne Beatts,
1900:I'm fascinated by offensive subject matter. Always have been. It is very natural to me, as any teach I've ever had growing up could attest. ~ Anthony Jeselnik,
1901:I tend to follow a scattershot approach to reading a lot of very diverse subjects interest me, and I'm quite happy to read stuff on any of them. ~ Vikram Seth,
1902:Methinks Sir Robert should have carried his Monarchical Power one step higher and satisfied the World, that Princes might eat their Subjects too. ~ John Locke,
1903:Most of us have been subjected to terrible political poetry at least once or twice in our lifetimes, and so we tend to shy away from it. ~ Andre Naffis Sahely,
1904:Pendantry is the unseasonable ostentation of learning. It may be discovered either in the choice of a subject or in the manner d treating it. ~ Samuel Johnson,
1905:The foolish being who lives making even the slightest distinction between the supreme Self and his own self will always be subject to fear. ~ Swami Muktananda,
1906:theirs. Mere messages in the earthly order of events had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in ~ Charles Dickens,
1907:Unfortunately, there are very few facilities which offer courses in the arts. Not all the secondary schools offer the subject for CXC examinations. ~ St Lucia,
1908:Whomever you're going to interview, you have to be interested in what it is you want to know from them. You have to be interested in the subject. ~ Kurt Loder,
1909:A creationist can be brilliant on economics and foreign affairs, while a secular humanist atheist can be an addlepated nimrod on the same subjects. ~ Anonymous,
1910:A man is not a master because he despotically subjects being living at his mercy. He can be called a master who has compassion for all that lives. ~ Dhammapada,
1911:American pictures usually have no subject, only a story. A pretty woman is not a subject. Julia Roberts doing this and that is not a subject. ~ Jean Luc Godard,
1912:And the thing about scared people is, whenever you ask them for advice, on whatever subject, they only ever have one thing to say to you: “Run. ~ Caitlin Moran,
1913:Black people have been killed for directing their gaze at the wrong person. I want my subjects to reclaim their right to look, to see, to be seen. ~ Dawoud Bey,
1914:Fragrance, whether strong or delicate, is a highly subjective matter, and one gardener's perfume is another gardener's stink. ~ Katharine Sergeant Angell White,
1915:He was a square, pale-faced man of almost forty, and had the appearance of having outlived every emotion to which humanity is subject. ~ Mary Elizabeth Braddon,
1916:I do the same with my books...Nothing like a good argument in the margins with someone who's already said all they have to say on the subject. ~ Betsy Cornwell,
1917:If you consider this subject unnecessary for Christians, then please quit the field; you and I have nothing in common, for I consider it vital. ~ Martin Luther,
1918:I never believe I'm presenting objective reality; I also don't want to delude people into thinking that my subject is talking directly to them. ~ Joe Berlinger,
1919:In meditation, we have to give ourselves totally, with no holding back. Whatever meditation subject we have chosen, we must become immersed in it; ~ Ayya Khema,
1920:I personally don't like depressing subjects, people say, as if mortality is a lifestyle choice, disease and violence and sorrow a matter of taste. ~ Sarah Moss,
1921:I scowled defensively. "My conversations don't usually include the subject of erections."
"Too bad," he said. "All the best conversations do. ~ Lisa Kleypas,
1922:It is important to see that, in the critique of ideology, only those interventions will work which make sense to the mystified subject itself. ~ Terry Eagleton,
1923:I won't touch on risky, because that's subjective. People are just afraid of things too much. Afraid of things that don't necessarily merit fear. ~ Frank Ocean,
1924:No," said he, smiling, "that is no subject of regret at all. I have no pleasure in seeing my friends, unless I can believe myself fit to be seen. ~ Jane Austen,
1925:On the subject of spinach: divide into little piles. Rearrange again into new piles. After five of six maneuvers, sit back and say you are full. ~ Delia Ephron,
1926:People get into the habit of entrusting the things they desire to wishful thinking, and subjecting things they don't desire to exhaustive thinking ~ Thucydides,
1927:(Query – Why do people with no children of their own seem to think the shocking behaviour of other people’s offspring a fit subject for mirth?) ~ D E Stevenson,
1928:The combination of parental abdication and social liberalism in our schools means that kids are easy targets for nihilism and moral subjectivism. ~ Ben Shapiro,
1929:The fact that compliance with moral rules is optional, however, has confused many thinkers into believing that morality itself is subjective. ~ Stefan Molyneux,
1930:The most delightful aspect about the language of cinema is that it speaks to each of us in different ways - it is a purely subjective experience. ~ Tina Ambani,
1931:The relationship between the student and teacher is ultimately important. In higher spirituality we don't study a subject as much as a person. ~ Frederick Lenz,
1932:We have lost our first honor and health, and we have become the subjects of pain and weakness, suffering and death. This is the effect of the fall. ~ Anonymous,
1933:You perform the thing that you made, that's inside of you, and to subject that to any kind of scrutiny is terrifying. It's still terrifying to me. ~ Lola Kirke,
1934:A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject of all, subject to all. ~ Martin Luther,
1935:A Christian man is the most free lord of all, and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant of all, and subject to every one. ~ Martin Luther,
1936:As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight and the subject-matter has nothing to do with harmony of sound or of color. ~ James Whistler,
1937:a society of equal laws, governed by equality of status and of speech, and of rulers who respect the liberty of their subjects above all else. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
1938:As such the meaning of hegemony is subject to varying interpretations depending on how the historical role of the United States is interpreted. ~ Richard A Falk,
1939:As to blood—ah, blood, the whole subject fascinates me. I do like that as well, warm and dripping, when I am thirsty. And I am often thirsty. ~ Christopher Pike,
1940:Because that’s how snobs deal with uncomfortable subjects. We belittle their importance, laugh at them, and change the subject to weather or sport. ~ L H Cosway,
1941:Descartes spent far too much time in bed subject to the persistent hallucination that he was thinking. You are not free from a similar disorder. ~ Flann O Brien,
1942:Engineering is not only study of 45 subjects but it is moral studies of intellectual life. Make things as simple as possible..but not simpler. ~ Albert Einstein,
1943:Experience teaches that what is feasible at the beginning is sometimes harmful as things go on, or subject to troublesome inconveniences ~ Saint Vincent de Paul,
1944:If as individuals we can improve the geography only slightly, if at all, perhaps the more appropriately scaled subject for reshaping is ourselves. ~ Robert Adam,
1945:It is not fitting that God, before whose tribunal we must all finally stand, be subjected to our judgment — or rather to our foolish temerity. God ~ John Calvin,
1946:Personal inspection at zero altitude. The stories come from my life - if not my own experiences, then about topics and subjects that interest me. ~ Gary Paulsen,
1947:Pleasantry is never good on serious points, because it always regards subjects in that point of view in which it is not the purpose to consider them. ~ Voltaire,
1948:That, too, is part of this adventure — there are both casualties and survivors as this hungry creature, English, demanded more and more subjects. ~ Melvyn Bragg,
1949:"The effect of projection is to isolate the subject from his environment, since instead of a real relation to it there is now only an illusory one." ~ Carl Jung,
1950:The Holocaust is a sacred subject. One should take off one's shoes when entering its domain, one should tremble each time one pronounces the word. ~ Elie Wiesel,
1951:Theology is an attempt to explain a subject by men who do not understand it. The intent is not to tell the truth but to satisfy the questioner. ~ Elbert Hubbard,
1952:The ruler who is good for anything ought not to beg his subjects to be ruled by him, although the present governors of mankind are of a different stamp. ~ Plato,
1953:The world is perhaps ultimately to be defined as a place of suffering. Man is a suffering animal, subject to ceaseless anxiety and pain and fear. ~ Iris Murdoch,
1954:...those others - they're looking for trends - subjects to catch a spark - but I have you - a coal from God's altar - a star cupped in my hands... ~ John Geddes,
1955:Traditionally the Nude was used to express formulations about life as larger-than-life, as Heroic or Ideal... The nude is not a 'genre' subject. ~ Isabel Bishop,
1956:Well, I think in my own work the subject matter usually deals with characters I know, aspects of myself, friends of mine - that sort of thing. ~ Martin Scorsese,
1957:All biographers, no matter how sympathetic, end up using their subjects as mirrors to figure themselves out. I don't want to be anyone's mirror. ~ Gloria Steinem,
1958:As long as we insist on relating to it strictly on our own terms-as strange to us or subject to us-the wilderness is alien, threatening, fearful. ~ Wendell Berry,
1959:Careers in virtually all academic disciplines are fostered by being a superstar who knows more about one subject than anyone else in the world. ~ Philip Zimbardo,
1960:Frequently, trite ideas or unimaginative translation of those ideas is the result not of poor subject matter but of poor interpretation of a problem. ~ Paul Rand,
1961:Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time. ~ Alvin Toffler,
1962:His mouth curls into a smile. His eyes shine with wicked intent. “Look at them all, your subjects. A shame not a one knows who their true ruler is. ~ Holly Black,
1963:I take more to the subject than to my ideas about it. I am not interested in any idea I have had, the subject is so demanding and so important. ~ Lee Friedlander,
1964:It seems disingenuous to ask a writer why she, or he, is writing about a violent subject when the world and history are filled with violence. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
1965:Like most writers, I tend to find out what I feel on a subject by writing about it. It is how we interpret the world, how we make sense of it. ~ Robert Galbraith,
1966:Lunacy 5.11 At common law, idiots are subject to a permanent legal incapacity to vote, but persons of unsound mind may vote during lucid intervals. ~ J K Rowling,
1967:Movies dealing with social subjects in France become very paternalist. They want to teach lessons. They don't show poorness like a normal situation. ~ Gaspar Noe,
1968:None of the projects or designs which exercise the mind of man are equally subject to obstructions and disappointments with the pursuit of fame. ~ Samuel Johnson,
1969:Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject. ~ John Keats,
1970:Some audiences might find homosexuality an uncomfortable subject matter, and a character who is a Japanese collaborator is always uncomfortable. ~ Park Chan wook,
1971:Subject: You're totally picturing me naked right now


So how about you and I head up to the stacks to do some “shelving”? ~ Chelsea M Cameron,
1972:the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human ~ Charles Dickens,
1973:The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice. ~ Quintilian,
1974:The technology to control and destroy people always has in it the seeds of tyranny, and is forever subject to the lowest angels of human nature. ~ Michael Bunker,
1975:We mathematicians are used to the fact that our subject is widely misunderstood, perhaps more than any other subject (except perhaps linguistics). ~ Keith Devlin,
1976:We must learn the language of facts. The most wonderful inspirations die with their subject, if he has no hand to paint them to the senses. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1977:what was the point of salvation if you still existed at the whims of God and man? What was the point of faith if you were still subject to suffering? ~ C D Reiss,
1978:When you make a movie, a dramatization based on the real experience of a living subject, you cant airbrush that away into to a perfect movie arc. ~ Simon Beaufoy,
1979:You changed the subject." "From what?" "The empty-headed girls who think you're sexy." "You know." "Know what?" "That I only have eyes for you. ~ Khaled Hosseini,
1980:4.23..If 'thought' means: instance of the subject in a truth-procedure, then there is no thought of this thought, because it contains no knowledge. ~ Alain Badiou,
1981:Actually, I am asking myself if conversations with friends always feel like this--two minds bound together by their focus on the same subject. ~ Francisco X Stork,
1982:All the proffered evidence that America was attacked by Muslims on 9/11, when subjected to critical scrutiny, appears to have been fabricated. ~ David Ray Griffin,
1983:All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. Friedrich Nietzsche ~ Jez Humble,
1984:Anthropology never has had a distinct subject matter, and because it doesn't have a real method, there's a great deal of anxiety over what it is ~ Clifford Geertz,
1985:A statue of the book thief stood in the courtyard... it's very rare, don't you think, for a statue to appear before it's subject has become famous? ~ Markus Zusak,
1986:"As we know, it is not the conscious subject but the unconscious which does the projecting. Hence one meets with projections, one does not make them." ~ Carl Jung,
1987:Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means. ~ Umberto Eco,
1988:Children today laugh at fathers who tell them about dragons. It is necessary to make fear a required subject; otherwise children will never learn it. ~ Karl Kraus,
1989:Computer science is to biology what calculus is to physics. It's the natural mathematical technique that best maps the character of the subject. ~ Harold Morowitz,
1990:Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject. ~ Hannah Arendt,
1991:Divination was his least favorite subject, apart from Potions. Professor Trelawney kept predicting Harry’s death, which he found extremely annoying. ~ J K Rowling,
1992:Every composer's music reflects in its subject-matter and in its style the source of the money the composer is living on while writing the music. ~ Virgil Thomson,
1993:Funnily enough, it is the subject one dreads talking about at length one ends up talking about at length, often without the slightest provocation. ~ Marisha Pessl,
1994:Have faith that your child's brain is an evolving planet that rotates at its own speed. It will naturally be attracted to or repel certain subjects. ~ Suzy Kassem,
1995:He called the scientific subjects ‘low cunning’, and would sniff and say, ‘This room smells of mathematics! Go out and fetch a disinfectant spray! ~ Andrew Hodges,
1996:He continued, “I just want to say that your paper was the best discussion I know of the subject, and I’m grateful that you volunteered to give it. ~ John Williams,
1997:Here was a king who saw his subjects as peers and allies around whom he had growing up rather than semi-alien entities to be suspected and persecuted. ~ Dan Jones,
1998:Humor is a bit like Mary Poppins' sugar-it helps the medicine go down. A little bit of humor allows people to think about very difficult subjects. ~ James Fadiman,
1999:I am not your subject or your servant, and if you want a cowering mouse for a wife, go find someone else who can turn silver to gold for you. ~ Naomi Novik,
2000:I have found, in short, from reading my own writing, that my subject in fiction is the action of grace in territory largely held by the devil. ~ Flannery O Connor,
2001:I think an Agnostic would be the more correct description of my state of mind. The whole subject [of God] is beyond the scope of man's intellect. ~ Charles Darwin,
2002:It is possible to become world-class, enter the top 5% of performers in the world, in almost any subject within 6-12 months, or even 6-12 weeks. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
2003:Justice required resort to law and that could be a fickle mistress, subject always to the whims and prejudices of those who administered the laws. ~ Frank Herbert,
2004:Lady Middleton resigned herself... Contenting herself with merely giving her husband a gentle reprimand on the subject, five or six times every day. ~ Jane Austen,
2005:Marx profoundly affected those who did not accept his system. His influence extended to those who least supposed they were subject to it. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith,
2006:Now then, monks, I exhort you: All fabrications are subject to decay. Bring about completion by being heedful.” Those were the Tathāgata’s last words. ~ Anonymous,
2007:Read more. Read. Read. Read. Deeply, widely, read. Learn all kinds of subjects. The smarter you are as an actor, the better an actor you'll be. ~ Steve Guttenberg,
2008:That’s the beauty of the famous scientific method. You observe your subject, ask questions, and then research before establishing a hypothesis. ~ Claudia Y Burgoa,
2009:The first kind of evil is that which is caused to man by the circumstance that he is subject to genesis and destruction, or that he possesses a body. ~ Maimonides,
2010:The least possible sin is the law of man. No sin at all is the dream of the angel. All which is terrestrial is subject to sin. Sin is a gravitation. ~ Victor Hugo,
2011:The only readers we get are people whom our subject interests. No one reads ads for amusement, long or short... Give them enough to take action ~ Claude C Hopkins,
2012:The producer approached and asked if I wanted to speak with Dr. Phil. “You mean as a therapist or as an interview subject for my show?” I asked. ~ Anderson Cooper,
2013:There is a difference between film and digital. Because digital, you know, it's perfect and whatever. But with film, you get depth. You get subject. ~ Liv Ullmann,
2014:The whole object of science is to synthesize, and so simplify; and did we but know the uttermost of a subject we could make it singularly clear. ~ Percival Lowell,
2015:true freedom was an internal condition not subject to the vagaries of politics. Freedom could not be owned. Therefore, it could not be appropriated. ~ Tom Robbins,
2016:We ask for peace and freedom for the many men and women subject to old and new forms of enslavement on the part of criminal individuals and groups. ~ Pope Francis,
2017:Whatever has a tendency to promote the civil intercourse of nations by an exchange of benefits is a subject as worthy of philosophy as of politics. ~ Thomas Paine,
2018:When a god is fashioned into a golden commodity (or even lesser material); divine subject becomes divine object, and agent becomes commodity. ~ Walter Brueggemann,
2019:But it is INTERESTING trying to get a handle on one's own subjectivity--something to think about, to play around with, and what's more fun than that? ~ Philip Roth,
2020:He thought her beautiful, believed her impeccably wise; dreamed of her, wrote poems to her, which, ignoring the subject, she corrected in red ink. ~ Virginia Woolf,
2021:If a king is energetic, his subjects will be equally energetic. If he is reckless, they will not only be reckless likewise, but also eat into his works. ~ Chanakya,
2022:I just think it's a great world to tell stories in, to tell cool stories: money, sex, fame, and scandal. Those are great subject matters to work with. ~ James Frey,
2023:I just walk around, observing the subject from various angles until the picture elements arrange themselves into a composition that pleases my eye. ~ Andre Kertesz,
2024:I'll not have my grandson subjected to the humiliation of his reading becoming public. We have to cope with this disgrace discreetly -- Grandma Ruth ~ Brandon Mull,
2025:I love different themes, different venues, different movies. I love to jump about and tackle different subjects. I have no intellectual master plan. ~ Ridley Scott,
2026:I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise. ~ Peter Singer,
2027:In cases in which the related previous personality had committed suicide, the subject has shown an inclination to contemplate and threaten suicide. ~ Ian Stevenson,
2028:I think that we should be men first and subjects afterward. It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
2029:I’ve heard parents say all they want is “the best” for their children, but the best is subjective and anchored by how they know and learned the world. ~ Janet Mock,
2030:I was born in 1935, and as far back as I can remember, I was sketching designs. My first subject was an aircraft, which I imagined myself piloting. ~ Norman Foster,
2031:Most painting in the European tradition was painting the mask. Modern art rejected all that. Our subject matter was the person behind the mask. ~ Robert Motherwell,
2032:New York is ultimately not the synthesis but merely the sum of its unfathomable subjectivities, its personal histories, its uncategorisable figures. ~ Jonathan Dee,
2033:Not only subjective poverty is never overcome by growth, but absolute poverty is increased by it. ... Absolute misery grows while wealth increases. ~ Joan Robinson,
2034:Subjects’ unwillingness to deduce the particular from the general was matched only by their willingness to infer the general from the particular. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
2035:The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship. ~ Robert A Heinlein,
2036:The sage is always at peace; thus his mentality is equally in equilibrium and at ease. His mind is simple and pure, his soul is not subject to lassitude. ~ Lao-Tse,
2037:The subject matter... is not that collection of solid, static objects extended in space but the life that is lived in the scene that it composes. ~ Wallace Stevens,
2038:...the word 'love' designates a subjective condition in which the welfare and happiness of another person are essential to one's own happiness. ~ Robert A Heinlein,
2039:To speak highly of one with whom we are intimate is a species of egotism. Our modesty as well as our jealousy teaches us caution on this subject. ~ William Hazlitt,
2040:We live in a world where people are really hungry for information, and they're not hungry for information on subjects that they're not interested in. ~ Marc Jacobs,
2041:What is possible and what is not possible is not objectively known but is, rather, a subjective belief on the part of the author and of the reader. ~ Philip K Dick,
2042:What she might have told him was that taxidermy, like sex, is a very personal subject; the manner in which we impose it on others should be discreet. ~ John Irving,
2043:when a subject corrects his prelate, he ought to do so in a becoming manner, not with impudence and harshness but with gentleness and respect. . . . ~ Peter Kreeft,
2044:Woman, don't you know, is such a subject that however much you study it, it's always perfectly new." "Well, then, it would be better not to study it. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
2045:You cannot ... transmute some incoherent mixture of words into sense merely by introducing the three-letter word "God" to be its grammatical subject. ~ Antony Flew,
2046:A peculiar feature – no doubt a weakness – of my mental make-up is that I find it difficult to concentrate twice on the same subject. Normally ~ Claude L vi Strauss,
2047:As for the subject matter in my painting.. is very often an incidental thing in the background, elusive and unclear, that really stirred me. ~ William Baziotes,
2048:Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means... ~ Umberto Eco,
2049:By choosing a precise intersection between subject and time, he may transform the ordinary into the extraordinary and the real into the surreal. ~ Constantine Manos,
2050:During the earliest stages the child perceives things like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject and is familiar only with his own actions. ~ Jean Piaget,
2051:Good subjects must feel guilty. The guilt begins as a feeling of failure. The good autocrat provides many opportunities for failure in the populace. ~ Frank Herbert,
2052:Hegel said that `truth` is subjective, thus rejecting the existence of any `truth` above or beyond human reason. All knowledge is human knowledge. ~ Jostein Gaarder,
2053:How do you find a way to say what an extraordinary experience it is to be alive in this world? That is the kind of subject matter I try to work with. ~ Keith Carter,
2054:Humanity' does not exist. There are only humans, driven by conflicting needs and illusions, and subject to every kind of infirmity of will and judgement ~ John Gray,
2055:I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2056:I like talking about subjects that aren't funny in the first place and making them funny. So anything down and depressing is something I'll talk about. ~ Chris Rock,
2057:I write about what I want to write about, and so the film comes out as a very personal expression even if its subject matter is totally prefabricated. ~ Woody Allen,
2058:I write essays first because I have a passionate relationship to the subject and second because the subject is one that people are not talking about. ~ Susan Sontag,
2059:Nothing is such an enemy to accuracy of judgment as a coarse discrimination; a want of such classification and distribution as the subject admits of. ~ Edmund Burke,
2060:Painting... in which the inner and the outer man are inseparable, transcends technique, transcends subject and moves into the realm of the inevitable. ~ Lee Krasner,
2061:... Philosophy proper is a subject, on the one hand so hopelessly obscure, on the other so astonishingly elementary, that there knowledge hardly counts. ~ G H Hardy,
2062:Putting her head back on the chair, she contemplated how she should revisit the subject without being disrespectful of his answer or lack thereof.   ~ Aleatha Romig,
2063:The kind of trenchant racism to which black people have persistently been subjected can never be defeated by making its victims more respectable. ~ Ta Nehisi Coates,
2064:There's no excuse for a dull book, a dull museum, or a dull speech. Especially when dealing with history—the most fascinating subject I know. ~ Richard Norton Smith,
2065:The smell of subjectivity clings to the mechanical definition of complexity as stubbornly as it sticks to the definition of information. ~ Hans Christian von Baeyer,
2066:The very condition of Woman is so subject to Hazard, so complex, and so grievous, that to place her at one moment is but to displace her at the next. ~ Djuna Barnes,
2067:True learning only occurs when you love the subject you are studying and then the acquiring of knowledge is effortless because it is also a pleasure. ~ William Boyd,
2068:We begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development. ~ Jerome Bruner,
2069:We must not subject him who creates to the desires of the multitude. It is, rather, his creation that must become the multitude's desire. ~ Antoine de Saint Exupery,
2070:When ordinary folk perceive phenomena, They look on them as real, and not illusory. This, then, is the subject of debate Where ordinary and yogis differ. ~ ntideva,
2071:When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in the night with things still undone in life, they approximate my subjective experience of this life. ~ Jack Abbott,
2072:When we perceive any object of a familiar kind, much of what appears subjectively to be immediately given is really derived from past experience. ~ Bertrand Russell,
2073:A lot of people are writing poems and don't realize it. They have this limited idea of how the poem should sound or what subjects it should address. ~ Matthea Harvey,
2074:Beauty is subjective. You know how sometimes what makes a person attractive is the way they make you laugh or how it seems like they can read your mind? ~ Kiera Cass,
2075:Chemistry begins in the stars. The stars are the source of the chemical elements, which are the building blocks of matter and the core of our subject. ~ Peter Atkins,
2076:From Alex
To Rosie
Subject Dreams

Again, Rosie, you're just not stretching far enough. I'm right here. Always have been, always will be. ~ Cecelia Ahern,
2077:Here’s a memory, which like most memories is imperfect and subjective—collected long ago like a beach pebble and slipped into the pocket of my mind. ~ Michelle Obama,
2078:I am an agnostic on most matters of faith, but on the subject of maps I have always been a true believer. It is on the map, therefore it is, and I am. ~ Tony Horwitz,
2079:[I]f subjects must never resist, it follows that every prince, without any effort, policy, or violence, is at once rendered absolute and uncontrollable; ~ David Hume,
2080:I have an infamously low capacity for visualizing relationships, which made the study of geometry and all subjects derived from it impossible for me. ~ Sigmund Freud,
2081:I have ideas of subjects and atmospheres that I love. I either want to go in a tougher, stronger direction or do the opposite: simple ballads. ~ Charlotte Gainsbourg,
2082:I'm not at liberty to discuss the governments knowledge of extraterrestrial UFO's at this time. I am still personally being briefed on the subject! ~ Richard M Nixon,
2083:In fact he was rather boring on the subject, but I kept quiet and took comfort in that old saying about fallen apples and their distance from trees. ~ David Nicholls,
2084:It is also in the interests of a tyrant to make his subjects poo...the people are so occupied with their daily tasks that they have no time for plotting. ~ Aristotle,
2085:It's very rare that I ever go and research a particular subject. Mostly I do serendipitous research, I read stuff, things spinning out of the page. ~ Terry Pratchett,
2086:I've never used my weight to get a laugh. That is, used my size as the subject for humor. You never saw me stuck in a door-way or stuck in a chair. ~ Roscoe Arbuckle,
2087:Just as one can make a lot of garlands from a heap of flowers, so man, subject to birth and death as he is, should make himself a lot of good karma. ~ Gautama Buddha,
2088:Man (in good earnest) is a marvellous vain, fickle, and unstable subject, and on whom it is very hard to form any certain and uniform judgment. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
2089:Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference. ~ Karl Jaspers,
2090:Quentin Crisp, the English fop, wit, and subject of Sting’s song “Englishman in New York,” said, “Charisma is the ability to influence without logic. ~ Russell Brand,
2091:Richard at once declared that we must be content with that and drop the subject. I agreed with Richard. All's well that ends well. What say you, O.G? ~ Gaston Leroux,
2092:Rook was a journalist but strove to be a storyteller, one who let his subjects speak for themselves and stayed out of their way as much as possible. ~ Richard Castle,
2093:Taste - as in personal preference, discernment - is subjective. It's emphemeral, shaped by trends and fads. It's one part mouth and nose, two parts ego. ~ Mary Roach,
2094:The big trick is to find the subject that relates to a human experience. Explain the rules, involve people, and they will do most of the work for you. ~ Billy Wilder,
2095:The connection between vice and meanness is a fit subject for satire, but when the satire is a fact, it cuts with the irresistible power of a diamond. ~ Thomas Paine,
2096:The corset is?a mutilation, undergone for the purpose of lowering the subject's vitalityand rendering her permanentlyand obviously unfit for work. ~ Thorstein Veblen,
2097:The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
2098:There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply. ~ Thom Gunn,
2099:There is much in Christianity which can be subjected to exact analysis. But the ultimate things are shrouded in the silent mysteries of God. ~ Hans Urs von Balthasar,
2100:The Supreme Court overruled their position unanimously, noting that the Clean Air Act’s standards are absolute and not subject to cost-benefit analysis. ~ Jane Mayer,
2101:The word temporal means "subject to change." Things you are seeing with the physical, natural eye are always subject to change through spiritual law. ~ Charles Capps,
2102:We do not feel as if we were producing the dreams, it is rather as if the dreams came to us. They are not subject to our control but obey their own laws. ~ Carl Jung,
2103:Yes, one day perhaps the leading intellects of Russia and of Europe will study the psychology of Russian crime, for the subject is worth it. But ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
2104:Addiction itself is the process with which an individual becomes personally consumed with an object, a subject, a substance, or a particular activity. ~ Asa Don Brown,
2105:A resolution should not deal with more than one subject...Disregard of this rule usually leads to confused discussion and may lead to confused action... ~ J K Rowling,
2106:British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications yet received through any ~ Charles Dickens,
2107:Common sense" in reflecting on these subjects, I assured my friend with some warmth, is merely a stupid absence of imagination and mental flexibility. ~ H P Lovecraft,
2108:Destroy the undefinable subjective component, and the whole cosmic process, like the process of time-keeping, becomes meaningless-indeed unimaginable. ~ Lewis Mumford,
2109:Even if the painting is green, well then! The 'subject' is the green. There is always a subject; it's a joke to suppress the subject, it's impossible. ~ Pablo Picasso,
2110:For getting a fine flourishing growth of stupidity there is nothing like pouring out on a mind a good amount of subjects in which it feels no interest. ~ George Eliot,
2111:I am an agnostic on most matters of faith, but on the subjects of maps I have always been a true believer. It is on the map, therefore it is, and I am. ~ Tony Horwitz,
2112:I did what any gentleman would do for a woman whose whole world, whose life, whose very existence was crumbling down around her. I changed the subject. ~ Tim Marquitz,
2113:I like to do the pictures before people get too self-conscious. I like to be spontaneous and get a shot before the subject thinks too much about it. ~ Keira Knightley,
2114:I think generally I'm kind of interested in subjective experience, what goes on inside someone's head, that being all they really know of the world. ~ Charlie Kaufman,
2115:Like integrity, love of life was not a subject to be studied, it was a contagion to be caught. And you had to catch it from someone who had it. ~ Lois McMaster Bujold,
2116:My pictures are not that interesting, nor the subject matter. They are simply a collection of facts; my book is more like a collection of Ready-mades. ~ Edward Ruscha,
2117:Occasionally I’d tune in to a music station, but I always preferred the sound of people talking, even if the subject was something I didn’t care about ~ David Sedaris,
2118:The feeling that one must be an authority in a subject to say anything about it is unfounded. We are all laymen outside the field of our own specialty, ~ Morris Kline,
2119:The organism cannot be regarded as simply the passive object of autonomous internal and external forces; it is also the subject of its own evolution. ~ Richard Levins,
2120:The patterns became even more vivid at Cardinal Hayes High School. That's when I began failing subjects and running away from home for days at a time. ~ George Carlin,
2121:There was nothing to it. The Super Chief was on time, as it almost always is, and the subject was as easy to spot as a kangaroo in a dinner jacket. ~ Raymond Chandler,
2122:The subject of this essay is precisely this relationship between the absurd and suicide, the exact degree to which suicide is a solution to the absurd. ~ Albert Camus,
2123:Whenever myths on sacred subjects are incongruous in thought...they summon us not to believe them literally but to study and track down their hidden meaning. ~ Julian,
2124:When you have a regime that would be happier in the afterlife than in this life, this is not a regime that is subject to classic theories of deterrence. ~ John Bolton,
2125:Beauty matters. It is not just a subjective thing but a universal need of human beings. If we ignore this need we find ourselves in a spiritual desert. ~ Roger Scruton,
2126:Class is the most taboo subject in America. The American media would rather talk about race or perversion or anything else considered taboo before class. ~ Jim Shepard,
2127:Do not romanticize the poor...We are all people, human beings subject to the same temptations and faults as all others. Our poverty damages our dignity. ~ Cesar Chavez,
2128:I have come to the conclusion that my subjective account of my motivation is largely mythical on almost all occasions. I don't know why I do things. ~ John B S Haldane,
2129:I used to be too subjective, and I was always tempted to find my inner self in the exterior and dissipate my imagination on other people and on life. ~ Oskar Kokoschka,
2130:Moving from an objective statement of fact to a subjective statement of value does not work, because it leaves open questions that have not been answered. ~ David Hume,
2131:Nandy embraces the cultural indices of a subjectivity which is not governed by the rationalist psychology and reality-orientation of a contested modernity. ~ Anonymous,
2132:Sex has become one of the most discussed subjects of modern times. The Victorians pretended it did not exist; the moderns pretend nothing else exists. ~ Fulton J Sheen,
2133:Slender, dark-haired, bearded Mathew Brady spoke to his subjects from behind the large, tripod-mounted box of his camera. He was a dapper gentleman ~ Becky Lee Weyrich,
2134:The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event. ~ Edward Gibbon,
2135:The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities. ~ Adam Smith,
2136:Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within. ~ Jackson Pollock,
2137:When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart. ~ Raoul Dufy,
2138:World economies are always so tenuous and we are subject to so many losses in life, but a compassionate attitude is something we can always carry with us. ~ Dalai Lama,
2139:After macrobiotics, Zen, and channeling, the "poor Vanishing Indian" is once more the subject of "deep and meaningful conversation" in the high rises. ~ Mary Brave Bird,
2140:At times it feels as if life itself is the greatest loser, the true bereaved party, because it is no longer subjected to that radiant curiosity of hers. ~ Julian Barnes,
2141:Briefing is terse, factual and to the point. Reading is untidy, discursive and perpetually inviting. Briefing closes down a subject, reading opens it up. ~ Alan Bennett,
2142:Certainly, my many years working in the comics industry, creating products that I do not own, has made me rather fierce on the subject of giving up rights. ~ Alan Moore,
2143:Choosing the type of girl one likes is about the last thing left that one is allowed to approach subjectively. I shall continue to exercise the option. ~ Anthony Powell,
2144:Conquer thyself, till thou has done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another's appetite as to thine own. ~ Richard Francis Burton,
2145:for a fault, a sin, an act, or an omission unless there is forgiveness or atonement; the term normally concerns an objective fact, not a subjective feeling. ~ Anonymous,
2146:For me science fiction is a way of thinking, a way of logic that bypasses a lot of nonsense. It allows people to look directly at important subjects. ~ Gene Roddenberry,
2147:Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time. ~ Bertrand Russell,
2148:I am interested not in individual readings, but in constructing networks of images and meanings capable of reflecting the complexity of the subject. ~ Wolfgang Tillmans,
2149:In every book she’d ever read, the heroine was subject to self-doubt and unjust criticism. And in every case, it only served to harden their resolve. ~ Kathleen Tessaro,
2150:I think people at most record labels really like music, but it's hard because everything is so subjective, and everyone's so creative in their own right. ~ Nellie McKay,
2151:Man's chief difference from the brutes lies in the exuberant excess of his subjective propensities. Prune his extravagance, sober him, and you undo him. ~ William James,
2152:reality is far more subjective than is commonly supposed.11 Instead of reality being passively recorded by the brain, it is actively constructed by it. ~ David Eagleman,
2153:The bookcases were lined with titles, hundreds of books shelved by subject in alphabetical order.-Everything from aberrant behavior to the mysteries of zen. ~ Tami Hoag,
2154:The instant field of the present is at all times what I call the 'pure' experience. It is only virtually or potentially either object or subject as yet. ~ William James,
2155:The notion that we inherit and “relive” aspects of family trauma has been the subject of many books by the renowned German psychotherapist Bert Hellinger. ~ Mark Wolynn,
2156:The retinue of a grandee in China or Indostan accordingly is, by all accounts, much more numerous and splendid than that of the richest subjects of Europe. ~ Adam Smith,
2157:The subjective actress thinks of clothes only as they apply to her; the objective actress thinks of them only as they affect others, as a tool for the job. ~ Edith Head,
2158:Under the section heading “Experiments with Human Subjects” – a heading that, were I a doctor previously employed by Nazi Germany, I might have rephrased – ~ Mary Roach,
2159:What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us, the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime - terror ~ Anish Kapoor,
2160:When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in how the story is going to develop and you spend more time daydreaming on that particular subject. ~ Sergio Aragones,
2161:Who's the subject?"
"The psychiatrist - Dr. Hannibal Lecter," Crawford said.
A brief silence follows the name, always, in any civilized gathering. ~ Thomas Harris,
2162:Why is the mind incapable of deciding its own subject matter? Why when we desperately want to think of one thing to we invariably think of another? ~ Jeanette Winterson,
2163:Accounting is possibly the most confusing, boring subject in the world, but if you want to be rich long-term, it could be the most important subject. ~ Robert T Kiyosaki,
2164:All the reasons which require the subjection of a believer to the brethren of a particular church require his subjection to all his brethren in the Lord. ~ Charles Hodge,
2165:An egotist will always speak of himself, either in praise or in censure, but a modest man ever shuns making himself the subject of his conversation. ~ Jean de la Bruyere,
2166:Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia. ~ Joseph Wood Krutch,
2167:Compassion is something really worthwhile. It is not just a religious or spiritual subject, not a matter of ideology. It is not a luxury, it is a necessity. ~ Dalai Lama,
2168:Conquer thyself, till thou hast done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another's appetite as to thine own. ~ Richard Francis Burton,
2169:Every man holds his property subject to the general right of the community to regulate its use to whatever degree the public welfare may require it. ~ Theodore Roosevelt,
2170:Every true artist has been inspired more by the beauty of lines and color and the relationships between them than by the concrete subject of the picture. ~ Piet Mondrian,
2171:he removes our objective guilt so it can’t bring us into punishment (verse 5), and he removes our subjective shame so we don’t remain in inner anguish ~ Timothy J Keller,
2172:If we subject religious claims to a lesser degree of scrutiny, we should not be surprised if religious people subject us to a greater degree of servitude. ~ Stifyn Emrys,
2173:I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light. ~ Isaac Newton,
2174:I knew that suffering can purify, that it's a kind of fire that can be worth enduring, but there were degrees of it to which I chose not to subject myself. ~ Dean Koontz,
2175:I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot. If you want to write a book, find a subject that's really worth the time and effort you'll put in. ~ Tracy Kidder,
2176: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,
2177:It’s nothing to be ashamed of—often the greatest difficulty faced by people suffering from mental illness is society’s inexcusable ignorance of the subject. ~ David Wong,
2178:Knowledge is not predetermined by heredity; it is not predetermined in the things around us - in knowing things around him the subject always adds to them. ~ Jean Piaget,
2179:Memory is subject to a filtering process that we don’t always recognize and can’t always control. We remember what we can bear and we block what we cannot. ~ Sue Grafton,
2180:Mere opinions, in fact, were as likely to govern people’s actions as hard evidence, and were subject to sudden reversals as hard evidence could never be. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
2181:Morris Kleiner has calculated that the percentage of jobs subject to occupational licensing has expanded from 10 percent in 1970 to 30 percent in 2008. ~ Robert J Gordon,
2182:Much like a human psychologist, ELIZA gave no answers—only posed opaque, inscrutable questions, one after another, until the human subject tired of the game. ~ Liz Moore,
2183:Since the science of economics is primarily a set of tools, as opposed to a subject matter, then no subject, however offbeat, need be beyond its reach. ~ Steven D Levitt,
2184:There should be, methinks, as little merit in loving a woman for her beauty as in loving a man for his prosperity; both being equally subject to change. ~ Alexander Pope,
2185:the subject is a negative entity, a pure self-relating negativity-which is why, in order not to "implode into itself;' it needs a minimum of objectal support ~ Anonymous,
2186:We have the choice; it depends on us to choose the good or the evil by our own will. The choice of evil draws us to our physical nature and subjects us to fate. ~ Horace,
2187:we live in a twisted world where everything, both big and small, is subject to surveillance, and where anything worth money will always be exploited. ~ David Lagercrantz,
2188:Who is also aware of the tremendous risk involved in faith - when he nevertheless makes the leap of faith - this [is] subjectivity ... at its height. ~ Soren Kierkegaard,
2189:"Winning" is a subjective word, but we are making advancement. This is the correct word, because winning for some people is when you finish completely. ~ Bashar al Assad,
2190:Would it not be better to simplify the system of taxation rather than to spread it over such a variety of subjects and pass through so many new hands. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2191:Actually, every human being should show the greatest interest in this subject, because, much more than you can imagine, our lives depend upon beekeeping. ~ Rudolf Steiner,
2192:And although one broken heart doesn’t make me an expert in the subject, I believe you need both things—time and an emotional replacement—to fully mend one. ~ Emily Giffin,
2193:As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself. ~ Martin Heidegger,
2194:Being a good person is partially subjective, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. It’s whatever we deem acceptable, whatever we find ourselves worthy of. ~ Kim Holden,
2195:Christian marriage is the great example of a real and irrevocable result; and that is why it is the chief subject and centre of all our romantic writing. ~ G K Chesterton,
2196:His most important books are his two Logics, and these must be understood if the reasons for his views on other subjects are to be rightly apprehended. ~ Bertrand Russell,
2197:His subject is the "Origin of Species," & not the origin of Organization; & it seems a needless mischief to have opened the latter speculation at all. ~ Harriet Martineau,
2198:His subjects regarded him with the sort of good-natured contempt that is the fate of all those who work quietly and conscientiously for the public good. ~ Terry Pratchett,
2199:I don't care how many computers they put in the classroom or how much money schools spend. How can the education system teach a subject that it does not know? ~ Anonymous,
2200:I don't speak up about something unless I feel strongly about it and until I've researched a subject extensively and have an informed decision about it. ~ Viggo Mortensen,
2201:I feel like great TED Talks are ones that are a little bit subject to interpretation, that do provoke further conversation - and potentially controversy. ~ Damon Lindelof,
2202:If there is a subject that is my own, my dear Ellen, as a writer I mean, it is the persistent shape-shifting life of things long-dead but not vanished. ~ A S Byatt,
2203:I thought of all the subjects where the teacher never gets this inside look, where students are graded solely on the basis of a right or a wrong answer. ~ William Zinsser,
2204:it’s really just taking action—whether that’s approaching someone you’re intimidated by or deciding to finally crack a book on a subject you need to learn. ~ Ryan Holiday,
2205:Loyalty and hard work for Wikipedia earn one an authority that transcends anything that mere subject-matter expertise can give you.” Bottom line: User beware. ~ Anonymous,
2206:Math is my favorite subject. It's the universal language. I like the fact that wherever you go in the whole world, two plus two will still be four. ~ Dakota Blue Richards,
2207:Now then, monks, I exhort you: All fabrications are subject to decay. Bring about completion by being heedful.” Those were the Tathāgata’s last words. — DN 16 ~ Anonymous,
2208:On the subject of dress almost no one, for one or another reason, feels truly indifferent: if their own clothes do not concern them, somebody else's do. ~ Elizabeth Bowen,
2209:That's a very, very touchy subject, domestic violence. I think women don't realize is it's something that's very prevalent. It goes on, on a daily basis. ~ LaToya Jackson,
2210:The limit of man s knowledge in any subject possesses a high interest which is perhaps increased by its close neighbourhood to the realms of imagination. ~ Charles Darwin,
2211:To say it another way, thinking, however abstract, originates in an embodied subjectivity, at once overdetermined and permeable to contingent events. ~ Teresa de Lauretis,
2212:We declare, say , define, and pronounce that it is absolutely necessary for the salvation of every human creature to be subject to the Roman Pontiff. ~ Pope Boniface VIII,
2213:But the present life should never be hated, except insofar as it subjects us to sin, although even that hatred should not properly be applied to life itself. ~ John Calvin,
2214:Everyone, from software writer to accountant, was now subject to the same insecurities as the “lonely salesman” once targeted by Norman Vincent Peale. ~ Barbara Ehrenreich,
2215:I like to feel that what I'm doing portrays this: a family where there is love between mother, father and the kids. It's a subject that is near and dear to me. ~ Bil Keane,
2216:In fact I'm in too much of a mental muddle to know where I am - an idealist or not. I'm a mere man of letters, and I do what I can with those subjects. ~ Jorge Luis Borges,
2217:I really see food as subjective. It's a creative outlet. It's something that you do for fun. It's a gray area. It's not black and white or right and wrong. ~ Graham Elliot,
2218:Let us not forget: we are a pilgrim church, subject to misunderstanding, to persecution, but a church that walks serene, because it bears the force of love. ~ Oscar Romero,
2219:No. When I want a broad-minded opinion for general enlightenment, distinct from special advice, I never go to a man who deals in the subject professionally. ~ Thomas Hardy,
2220:Power attracts the corruptible. Absolute power attracts the absolutely corruptible. This is the danger of entrenched bureaucracy to its subject population. ~ Frank Herbert,
2221:Speaking of nudes, I have always had a great fondness for this subject, both in my paintings and in my photos, and I must admit, not for purely artistic reasons. ~ Man Ray,
2222:Subjecting yourself to vigourous training is more for the sake of forging a resolute spirit that can vanquish the self than it is for developing a strong body. ~ Mas Oyama,
2223:Talks on art are almost useless. The work which goes to bring progress in one's own subject is sufficient compensation for the incomprehension of imbeciles. ~ Paul Cezanne,
2224:The essays are different because ultimately it's things I'm interested in, and I'm really just writing about myself and using those subjects as a prism. ~ Chuck Klosterman,
2225:The haiku reproduces the designating gesture of the child pointing at whatever it is (the haiku shows no partiality for the subject), merely saying: that! ~ Roland Barthes,
2226:The psychologist Philip Zimbardo gave a TED talk last year on this subject. His definition of evil is the exercise of power to intentionally harm another. ~ William Wright,
2227:"The relation of a psychic content to the ego forms the criterion of its consciousness, for no content can be conscious unless it is represented to a subject." ~ Carl Jung,
2228:This was yet another colonial fascination: to create the conditions of misery in a population, then subject it to social or medical experimentation. ~ Siddhartha Mukherjee,
2229:To me Art's subject is the human clay, / And landscape but a background to a torso; / All Cezanne's apples I would give away / For one small Goya or a Daumier. ~ W H Auden,
2230:We have been subject to globalization and financialization and austerity and workers have been thrown under the bus while the one percent is rolling in dough. ~ Jill Stein,
2231:When he has nothing else to do, he can always contemplate his own greatness. It is a considerable advantage to a man, to have so inexhaustible a subject. ~ Charles Dickens,
2232:When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work. ~ Richard Donner,
2233:Without money, you are powerless in this world. You are totally subject to whatever happens. To be without money in the physical world is to be powerless. ~ Frederick Lenz,
2234:Being human doesn’t mean you’re weak, it just means you’re subject to the same little quirks and foibles as the rest of us—for which you should be grateful. ~ Patricia Ryan,
2235:Do you know?” “Do I know what?” “If they need more water.” “No, I don’t. You might ask a farmer.” “Don’t be ridiculous. There must be a book on the subject. ~ Gail Carriger,
2236:Everything is autobiography, even if one writes something that is totally objective. The fact that it's a subject that seizes you makes it autobiographical. ~ Lisel Mueller,
2237:Future writers hide inside books and snort up the craft by enjoyment. They read and learn structure and style. Their curiosity points them to subject matter. ~ James Ellroy,
2238:Give as few orders as possible," his father had told him once long ago. "Once you've given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject. ~ Frank Herbert,
2239:Katie cleared her throat again. Then she looked into the window at her gums. She said, "To change the subject, do you think I could tell if I had gingivitis? ~ M T Anderson,
2240:Michelangelo regarding this subject: “The greater danger is not that our hopes are too high and we fail to reach them, it’s that they are too low, and we do. ~ Wayne W Dyer,
2241:Religion is too important a matter to its devotees to be a subject of ridicule. If they indulge in absurdities, they are to be pitied rather than ridiculed. ~ Immanuel Kant,
2242:Sin as little as possible-that is the law of mankind. Not to sin at all is the dream of the angel. All earthly things are subject to sin. Sin is like gravity. ~ Victor Hugo,
2243:Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws. ~ Robert Kirkman,
2244:The public will not forgive us if their wish to leave is subject to a bitter and a divisive Conservative Party leadership race between Remain and Leave camps. ~ Priti Patel,
2245:There is, in short, no way for us to picture subjectivity as part of our worldview because, so to speak, the subjectivity in question is the picturing. ~ John Rogers Searle,
2246:There is something paradoxical in the fact that by establishing an export market we subject our entire domestic production to the vagaries of that market. ~ Benjamin Graham,
2247:There's nobody between you and the print. Nobody. It's you and the subject and the final print. And if you get it published that way, you've said it. ~ David Douglas Duncan,
2248:the subject is increased by the fact that while we have to deal with novel and strange facts, we have also to use old words in novel and inconsistent senses. ~ James Gleick,
2249:They did nothing—other than subjecting us to complete nothingness. For, as is well known, nothing on earth puts more pressure on the human mind than nothing. ~ Stefan Zweig,
2250:You live for it. Like falling in love, moments that announce themselves as your subject are rare, and there's a magic to them. Ignore them at your own peril. ~ Dani Shapiro,
2251:You live for it. Like falling in love, moments that announce themselves as your subject are rare, and there's a magic to them. Ignorr them at your own peril. ~ Dani Shapiro,
2252:Annie is my wife, and she will remain wi' me as my wife, subject only to my rule. I will suffer no man to dishonor her or lay hand upon her so long as I live. ~ Pamela Clare,
2253:A person is never good or bad per se, which means that loving or hating them necessarily has at its basis a subjective, and perhaps illusionistic, element. ~ Alain de Botton,
2254:As restrictions and prohibitions are multiplied the people grow poorer and poorer. When they are subjected to overmuch government, the land is thrown into confusion. ~ Laozi,
2255:Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison ~ Laura Hillenbrand,
2256:Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill. - Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero,
2257:I don't know what any of my songs are about. I don't sit down to write about anything. They're about whatever you want. I don't pick subjects. I just start. ~ Liam Gallagher,
2258:Illusion, Temperament, Succession, Surface, Surprise, Reality, Subjectiveness,--these are the threads on the loom of time, these are the lords of life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
2259:In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope. ~ Henri Matisse,
2260:I think I would be happy in that place I happen not to be, and this question of moving house is the subject of a perpetual dialogue I have with my soul. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
2261:It is by a thorough knowledge of the whole subject that [people] are enabled to judge correctly of the past and to give a proper direction to the future. ~ John Quincy Adams,
2262:it’s the rare mind that has trained itself to separate the objective fact from the immediate, subconscious, and automatic subjective interpretation that follows. ~ Anonymous,
2263:I've always been fascinated by dark subjects, especially people's reactions to them. Why are people so uncomfortable talking about death if everyone dies? ~ Anthony Jeselnik,
2264:I was sort of lazy at school, but I realize I still have something to bring to the subject which is comforting. I feel I am not as stupid as I thought I was. ~ Michel Gondry,
2265:Never was so much false arithmetic employed on any subject, as that which has been employed to persuade nations that it is in their interest to go to war. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2266:Objectivity is the subject subjugating the object. That is how you assert yourself. You make yourself the active voice and the object is the passive no-voice. ~ Emily Levine,
2267:One achieves true human dignity only when one serves. Only he is great who subjects himself to taking part in the achievement of a great task. ~ Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera,
2268:Part of running a successful tyranny is knowing when and how to let your subjects off the leash, and at this the First Families were accomplished masters. ~ Richard K Morgan,
2269:Sin as little as possible - that is the law of mankind. Not to sin at all is the dream of the angel. All earthly tings are subject to sin. Sin is like gravity. ~ Victor Hugo,
2270:That 95 per cent. fail of those who start in business upon their own account seems incredible, and yet such are said to be the statistics upon the subject. ~ Andrew Carnegie,
2271:The Analytical Engine is an embodying of the science of operations, constructed with peculiar reference to abstract number as the subject of those operations. ~ Ada Lovelace,
2272:The career of a mathematician begins when he realizes that a subject he is studying is not presented in the right way: it starts with an act of rebellion…”). ~ Carlo Rovelli,
2273:The devil loves and always rejoices over the ungoverned; those who are not subject to one who has power, under God, to help them and to give them a hand. ~ Dorotheus of Gaza,
2274:The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars. ~ Bertolt Brecht,
2275:The ongoing successful treatment of my depression is the single most important positive step I have taken in my life, hence my enthusiasm for the subject. ~ Peter McWilliams,
2276:“The rational attitude which permits us to declare objective values as valid at all is not the work of the individual subject, but the product of human history.” ~ Carl Jung,
2277:There are some points on which no man can be contented to follow the advice of another - some subjects on which a man can consult his own conscience only. ~ Anthony Trollope,
2278:“The subject of transformation is not the empirical man, however much he may identify with the “old Adam,” but Adam the Primordial Man, the archetype within us.” ~ Carl Jung,
2279:(This was yet another colonial fascination: to create the conditions of misery in a population, then subject it to social or medical experimentation.) ~ Siddhartha Mukherjee,
2280:Was the whole matter of aptitudes a myth – a copout used by people like me to avoid subjects that would force us to think in
Therefore threatening ways? ~ William Zinsser,
2281:Who's the other kid in the photo?' he asked. 'The sandy-haired guy.' Annabeth's expression tightened. Touchy subject. 'That's Luke,' she said. 'He's dead now. ~ Rick Riordan,
2282:83. Avoid all conversation with the multitude or common people; for I would not have you subject to envy, much less to be ridiculous unto the multitude. ~ Hermes Trismegistus,
2283:All roads lead to Rome, and there were times when it might have struck us that almost every branch of study or subject of conversation skirted forbidden ground. ~ Henry James,
2284:And although one broken heart doesn't make me an expert in the subject, I believe you need both things - time and an emotional replacement - to fully mend one. ~ Emily Giffin,
2285:Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world. ~ Liberty Hyde Bailey,
2286:Every education system on Earth has the same hierarchy of subjects: at the top are mathematics and languages, then the humanities, and the bottom are the arts. ~ Ken Robinson,
2287:Expect a most agreeable letter; for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say) I shall have no check to my Genius from beginning to end. ~ Jane Austen,
2288:However entrancing it is to wander unchecked through a garden of bright images, are we not enticing your mind from another subject of almost equal importance? ~ Ernest Bramah,
2289:How many writers are there... who, breaking up their subject into details, destroy its life, and defraud us of the whole by their anxiety about the parts. ~ John Henry Newman,
2290:If I were a headmaster, I would get rid of the history teacher and get a chocolate teacher instead and my pupils would study a subject that affected all of them. ~ Roald Dahl,
2291:I found him well educated, with unusual powers of mind, but infected with misanthropy, and subject to perverse moods of alternate enthusiasm and melancholy. ~ Edgar Allan Poe,
2292:I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects of the natural and human world and the interaction between the physical sciences and the social sciences. ~ Ian Hacking,
2293:In every science certain things must be accepted as first principles if the subject matter is to be understood; and these first postulates rest upon faith. ~ Nicholas of Cusa,
2294:In fact, the majlis was an intensely feudal scene, with respectful subjects waiting humbly for a few seconds’ opportunity to whisper in their prince’s ear. ~ Geraldine Brooks,
2295:It makes me happy that an arm of the US government has, in some official capacity, issued an opinion on the subject of firing nuclear missiles at hurricanes. ~ Randall Munroe,
2296:No movie has ever been able to provide a catharsis for the Holocaust, and I suspect none will ever be able to provide one for 9/11. Such subjects overwhelm art. ~ Roger Ebert,
2297:Nothing will so enlarge the intellect, nothing so magnify the whole soul of man, as a devout, earnest, continued investigation of the great subject of the Deity. ~ J I Packer,
2298:Politics you should banish absolutely—if people are not of one mind about them they are sure to quarrel over them; if they are of one mind no subject can be drearier. ~ Ouida,
2299:Sky passed out on the road today," Karen says, changing the subject. "Some adorable man-boy carried her inside." I laugh.
"Guy, Mom. Please just say guy. ~ Colleen Hoover,
2300:Snakes and monkeys are subjected to the demon more than other animals. Satan lives in them and possesses them. He uses them to deceive men and to injure them. ~ Martin Luther,
2301:The reasons for doing so lie in changes that have taken place both in our society in the last thirty years and in the subject itself. Today many more of the young ~ Anonymous,
2302:This is probably the single great subject of horror fiction: our need to cope with a mystery that can be understood only with the aid of a helpful imagination. ~ Stephen King,
2303:What should we build and for whom? What market could we enter and dominate? How could we build durable value that would not be subject to erosion by competition?1 ~ Anonymous,
2304:When I perceived (which I did, almost as soon) that jealousy was growing out of this, I liked this society still better. Had I not been subject to jealousy, ~ Charles Dickens,
2305:Why is torture the worst interrogation method? Produces unreliable information Negative world opinion Subject to war crimes trials Used as a tool for compliance ~ James Risen,
2306:You could fill whole libraries with the lies that have been told about Christians and Christianity. The world lies about this subject more than anything else. ~ Matthew Kelly,
2307:"Compassion is something really worthwhile. It is not just a religious or spiritual subject, not a matter of ideology. It is not a luxury, it is a necessity." ~ Dalai Lama XIV,
2308:I don’t go in for change. It is not one of my subjects. I have always taken the view that noticing change is a mistake. I notice what is directly in front of me. ~ Colm T ib n,
2309:If women have failed to make “universal” art because we’re trapped within the “personal,” why not universalize the “personal” and make it the subject of our art? ~ Chris Kraus,
2310:In Calvinism and sectarianism man became more and more transformed into an abstract moral subject, as in Descartes he was considered an epistemological subject. ~ Paul Tillich,
2311:India knows that the subject of Land is not with the Central Government and the Centre does not require lands. All rights relating to land are with the states. ~ Narendra Modi,
2312:In general, I'm careful when I'm dealing with subjects of deep cultural importance and write with abandon when I'm dealing with issues of personal dysfunction. ~ Eden Robinson,
2313:I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned public discourse on any controversial subject. Certainly, election years present a complicating factor. ~ John Poindexter,
2314:I think it's inevitable that some of the court's decisions will be found by a segment of the public to be not the right decision or subject to criticism. ~ Sandra Day O Connor,
2315:My mother had said to me afterward, “Your father is a fool.” When I asked her why, she’d shrugged. “Men generally are,” she’d retorted, and changed the subject. ~ Charles Todd,
2316:One moment you can say the words 'I am'. And the next, you have no first person, no present tense, and no entitlement, as a subject, to act on verbs of any kind. ~ Lynne Truss,
2317:Psychoanalysis is essentially a theory of unconscious strivings, of resistance, of falsification of reality according to one's subjective needs and expectations. ~ Erich Fromm,
2318:The day I was willing to subject myself to that kind of pussy was the day my cock would rot off and my office would burn straight to the ground. I was sure of it. ~ Max Monroe,
2319:The fact is there are few more popular subjects than mathematics. Most people have some appreciation of mathematics, just as most people can enjoy a pleasant tune. ~ G H Hardy,
2320:The French have launched their own version of Google, called Quaero. You just type in the subject you're interested in, and Quaero refuses to look it up for you. ~ Amy Poehler,
2321:The subjective experience of wonder is a message to the rational mind that the object of wonder is being perceived and understood in ways other than the rational. ~ Gary Zukav,
2322:Unlike mere action, prayer is not subject to immediate evaluation or verification. If we are addicted to "results" we will quickly lose interest in prayer. ~ Eugene H Peterson,
2323:We live in a frightened time, and people self-censor all the time and are afraid of going into some subjects because they are worried about violent reactions. ~ Salman Rushdie,
2324:We must be those who build on the rock-solid foundation of mind-engaging process, rather than on the shifting sands of 'what this verse means to me' subjectivity. ~ Jen Wilkin,
2325:Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject. So you know you are getting the best possible information. ~ Steve Carell,
2326:Writing a book is hard work. You need a reason to carry you through the tough times. Why do you care about this subject so much that you want to invest the time, ~ Joanna Penn,
2327:You don't learn to write by going through a series of preset writing exercises. You learn to write by grappling with a real subject that truly matters to you. ~ Ralph Fletcher,
2328:Almost as though the painting itself becomes the embodiment of a type of struggle for visibility, and this might be considered the main subject of the painting. ~ Kehinde Wiley,
2329:Being feared and not hated go well together, and the prince can always do this if he does not touch the property or the women of his citizens and subjects. ~ Niccol Machiavelli,
2330:Cosmology is among the oldest subjects to captivate our species. And it’s no wonder. We’re storytellers, and what could be more grand than the story of creation? ~ Brian Greene,
2331:De Valera had also been active. He subjected deputies who announced their intention of voting for the Treaty to inquisitions for their threatened lèse-majesté. ~ Tim Pat Coogan,
2332:Dignity is an affectation, cute but eccentric, like learning French or collecting scarves. And it's fleeting and incredibly mercurial. And subjective. So fuck it. ~ Dave Eggers,
2333:Every wanton and causeless restraint of the will of the subject, whether practiced by a monarch, a nobility, or a popular assembly, is a degree of tyranny. ~ William Blackstone,
2334:Give as few orders as possible,’ his father had told him … once … long ago. ‘Once you’ve given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject. ~ Frank Herbert,
2335:Hell is not a subject to be avoided; it is a place to be avoided. Thinking about Hell is actually a very good idea. It's a good way to keep ourselves out of it. ~ Dale Ahlquist,
2336:Human beings are poor examiners, subject to superstition, bias, prejudice, and a PROFOUND tendency to see what they want to see rather than what is really there. ~ M Scott Peck,
2337:Humanity increased its degree of control over nature, but at the price of most people becoming subject to control and exploitation by privileged minority groups. ~ Chris Harman,
2338:I do have a lot of time for people in my life, and friendship is a very important subject for me. I think I'm unusual among the writers I know in that respect. ~ Salman Rushdie,
2339:Invention consists in the capacity of seizing on the capabilities of a subject, and in the power of moulding and fashioning ideas suggested to it. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley,
2340:I want to draw subjects that seem very boring and everyday... Stuff that would be normal except for one thing. Or two things. Or stuff that's undeniably weird. ~ Chelsea Martin,
2341:Love could be such a squalid emotion: burning bright in the midst of pathos, the subject of pity and contempt, it blazed with brilliant stupidity all the same. ~ Steven Erikson,
2342:No material object, however beautiful or valuable, can make us feel loved, because our deeper identity and true character lie in the subjective nature of the mind. ~ Dalai Lama,
2343:She left them before Bagwy Llydiart, in midsentence. Geoffery and Sally got the subject and verb, and the girl who opened the farm door to her got the object. ~ Peter Dickinson,
2344:The eye by long use comes to see even in the darkest cavern: and there is no subject so obscure but we may discern some glimpse of truth by long poring on it. ~ George Berkeley,
2345:The hairsplitting difference between formed and unformed makes no difference to us. Whoever deliberately commits abortion is subject to the penalty for homicide. ~ Saint Basil,
2346:The longer the trial to which God subjects you, the greater the goodness in comforting you during the time of trial and in the exaltation after the combat. ~ Pio of Pietrelcina,
2347:There is nothing of evil in life for him who rightly comprehends that death is no evil; to know how to die delivers us from all subjection and constraint. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
2348:There's a magic that comes from playing entirely to who you are. I've got my specialist subject - in the Mastermind sense - and I wouldn't change it, or who I am. ~ Chris Ofili,
2349:the subject described himself as a pacifist who can’t tolerate conflict. He claims to be an outsider in the family, ignored unless he is the object of criticism. ~ Jere Krakoff,
2350:The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness. ~ Victor Hugo,
2351:The unparalleled extravagance of English rule has demented the rajas and the maharajas who, unmindful of consequences, ape it and grind their subjects to dust. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
2352:The Western poet and writer of romance has exactly the same kind of difficulty in comprehending Eastern subjects as you have in comprehending Western subjects. ~ Lafcadio Hearn,
2353:To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. To live without sin is the dream of an angel. Everything terrestrial is subject to sin. Sin is a gravitation. ~ Victor Hugo,
2354:What they were giving me seemed incredibly real to me, so I'd react to it in a very real way. That was frightening for me, especially because of the subject. ~ Mariel Hemingway,
2355:What you don’t know has power over you; knowing it brings it under your control, and makes it subject to your choice. Ignorance makes real choice impossible. ~ Abraham H Maslow,
2356:when this original intellectual deduction is confirmed point by point by quite a number of independent incidents, then the subjective becomes objective and ~ Arthur Conan Doyle,
2357:Why is it that no neurons other than those in a brain are capable of giving the owner of that brain a qualitative, subjective sensation—an inner awareness? ~ Jeffrey M Schwartz,
2358:You changed the subject."
"From what?"
"The empty-headed girls who think you're sexy."
"You know."
"Know what?"
"That I only have eyes for you. ~ Khaled Hosseini,
2359:You I am sure will forgive me for sincerely remarking that you might curb your magnanimity and be more of an artist, and 'load every rift' of your subject with ore. ~ Bob Dylan,
2360:All my shows are therapy, trying to navigate interesting subjects so I can work them out and to be honest and say some things are beyond the wit of this man. ~ Marcus Brigstocke,
2361:As far as subject matter, I'd say most of the songs aren't that personal to me. I love making up characters and kind of having fun in a different kind of way. ~ Carrie Underwood,
2362:A single sentence will suffice for modern man. He fornicated and read the papers. After that vigorous definition, the subject will be, if I may say so, exhausted. ~ Albert Camus,
2363:At any rate, it is safer to leave people to their own devices on such subjects. Everybody likes to go their own way—to choose their own time and manner of devotion ~ Jane Austen,
2364:convinced is the biblical doctrine on the great subject of the inspiration of Scripture. In making this confession and presenting this commentary, we hope to dispel ~ R C Sproul,
2365:Expect a most agreeable letter, for not being overburdened with subject (having nothing at all to say), there shall be no check to my genius from beginning to end. ~ Jane Austen,
2366:Germany issued a proclamation designating the waters around the British Isles an “area of war” in which all enemy ships would be subject to attack without warning. ~ Erik Larson,
2367:However entrancing it is to wander unchecked through a garden of bright images, are we not enticing your mind from another subject of almost equal importance? ~ Dorothy L Sayers,
2368:I am not at all alarmed,” I said calmly. “Except for your friend’s health. He seems about to have a fit. Is he commonly subject to weakness of the brain?” The ~ Elizabeth Peters,
2369:I have never really understood exactly what a “liberal” is, though, since i have heard “liberals” express every conceivable opinion on every conceivable subject. ~ Assata Shakur,
2370:In a perfect world I would be taller, you would be alive, and chickens could cross the road without being the subject of a joke. Guess you’ll just have to deal. ~ Suzanne Wright,
2371:I've never had a plan. You look for different actors you want to work with or different subjects you want to explore, or sometimes it's just a momentary fancy. ~ Michelle Forbes,
2372:I wanted to make photographs that were immediate and revealing - different from traditional portraiture that called for formal distance between artist and subject. ~ Wendy Ewald,
2373:Most of my books are about contemporary subjects, and the world changes so fast that I'm lucky when events haven't overtaken the book I'm writing at the moment. ~ Nelson DeMille,
2374:Mythology, science and space exploration are subjects that have fascinated me since my early childhood. And they were always connected somehow with the music I write. ~ Vangelis,
2375:No matter how rich and prosperous, a nation without independence, cannot be subject to any behaviour before the humanity, at a higher level than serving. ~ Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,
2376:run a SCID” means taking a potential subject through a battery of questions taken from the SCID binder—a hefty stack of paper with a spine several inches wide. ~ Esm Weijun Wang,
2377:Sex was a great no-no for Americans, so that was obviously an attraction to the writers, and since sex is a great part of most people's lives, it's a great subject. ~ Gore Vidal,
2378:So they left the subject and played croquet, which is a very good game for people who are annoyed with one another, giving many opportunities for venting rancor. ~ Rose Macaulay,
2379:The defeats which many small Red areas have suffered have been due either to the absence of the requisite objective conditions or to subjective mistakes in tactics. ~ Mao Zedong,
2380:The morality of individual liberation (which is the subject of this chapter) is mainly practiced by refraining from physical and verbal actions that cause harm. ~ Dalai Lama XIV,
2381:The painter and the writer are not just copyists or even illusionists, but through some deeper vision of their subject-matter may become privileged truth tellers. ~ Iris Murdoch,
2382:The result of teaching small parts of a large number of subjects is the passive reception of disconnected ideas, not illumed with any spark of vitality. ~ Alfred North Whitehead,
2383:When you can’t reach the standards of another’s heart you must ask yourself,
"What value do I put on my soul that I would subject myself to such rejection? ~ Shannon L Alder,
2384:As Alfred North Whitehead once put it, “those who devote themselves to the purpose of proving that there is no purpose constitute an interesting subject for study. ~ Edward Feser,
2385:A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax. ~ Nick Clooney,
2386:As a writer you must keep a tight rein on your subjective self—the traveler touched by new sights and sounds and smells—and keep an objective eye on the reader. ~ William Zinsser,
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2388:Cathy slowly discovers the terrible childhood Dawn has had; rejected by her parents, left to fend for herself, then subjected to violent treatment by her relatives. ~ Cathy Glass,
2389:Do you ask me how I explain the origin of this world and origin of man? Alright I tell you. Charles Darwin has tried to throw some light on the subject. Study him. ~ Bhagat Singh,
2390:For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death. ~ Rachel Carson,
2391:If some of this art is not for you, that's fine. Art appreciation is a subjective matter, and we each bring our own experience, knowledge and taste to the party. ~ Michael Audain,
2392:In my reviews, I feel it's good to make it clear that I'm not proposing objective truth, but subjective reactions; a review should reflect the immediate experience. ~ Roger Ebert,
2393:In the class that I teach at one University, I stress that my one-word definition of politics is money. You can't name a subject matter that money doesn't touch. ~ Douglas Wilder,
2394:I punched to line. "Yes? What?"
"Norville. It's Cormac. If you don't change the subject right now, I'm going to have to go over there and have a word with you. ~ Carrie Vaughn,
2395:It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. ~ Aung San Suu Kyi,
2396:Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects. ~ Arthur Keith,
2397:On the subject of Egypt, Ellen Cherry was so vague she thought Ramses II was a jazz piano player. From that, we might conclude that she was equally dumb about jazz. ~ Tom Robbins,
2398:Our miniscule action may seem equivalent to inaction. But the courage to held steady in this equivalence enables us to the be the political subject of this new era ~ Alain Badiou,
2399:Photography is very subjective. Photography is not a document on which a report can be made. It is a subjective document. Photography is a false witness, a lie. ~ Robert Doisneau,
2400:Religious belief, like history itself, is a story that is always unfolding, always subject to inquiry and ripe for questioning. For without doubt there is no faith. ~ Jon Meacham,
2401:Say, for example, you develop the ability to make parking meters disappear. It's probably easier to put a quarter in it. That would be the wisdom on the subject. ~ Frederick Lenz,
2402:Stalin’s opinion on the subject boiled down to this: “Education is a dangerous weapon, whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands, and at whom it is aimed. ~ Winston Groom,
2403:the fact that she and I are now incorporated into this unique subject, the subject of love that views the panorama of the world through the prism of our difference ~ Alain Badiou,
2404:The lesson was the same: This program is subject to change -- often unexpectedly, sometimes in the batting of an eye. It’s the best argument I know against suicide. ~ Tom Robbins,
2405:The poet sees better than other mortals. I do not see things as they are, but according to my own subjective impression, and this makes life easier and simpler. ~ Robert Schumann,
2406:The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person. ~ Charles Babbage,
2407:What happens if you don’t fit into this framework? Let’s say you’re curious about several subjects, and there are many things you’d like to do with your life. If ~ Emilie Wapnick,
2408:2 HISTORICAL an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence. ~ Oxford University Press,
2409:A subject I'm particularly passionate about is the criminal justice system and almost all of the policies that impact people's lives are determined on a local level. ~ Aldis Hodge,
2410:Because of her frenetic nature and dancing mind, she chatted up a storm with the subjects she interviewed, who ended up overwhelmed or intimidated. Or captivated. ~ Jeffery Deaver,
2411:Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully. ~ Johannes Brahms,
2412:Cruell mordrous Rogs in the first Indian war”; it was, he emphasized, “very straing that a govnor shoold bee soe Carless of his majestys subjects & Intrest. ~ Mary Beth Norton,
2413:Democracy is an internal subject of the developing society. There are fundamentals of democracy, and they should be understood universally in different countries. ~ Vladimir Putin,
2414:Every system of power in the world has a vested interest in weakening the individuality of its subjects and tries to weaken or it possible completely extinguish it. ~ Christa Wolf,
2415:I can think of God as my savior and even my friend, but I must never forget that He is God, and after He saves me, I must put myself in subjection to Him and His will. ~ Lori Wick,
2416:I first met the subject of X-ray diffraction of crystals in the pages of the book W. H. Bragg wrote for school children in 1925, Concerning the Nature of Things. ~ Dorothy Hodgkin,
2417:If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do? ~ Ajay Devgan,
2418:I have a really strong suspicion of the romantic nature of portraiture, the idea that you're telling some essential truth about the interior lives of your subject. ~ Kehinde Wiley,
2419:In summary, all great work is the fruit of patience and perseverance, combined with tenacious concentration on a subject over a period of months or years. ~ Santiago Ramon y Cajal,
2420:In terms of content, you can make a problem for yourself, I mean, make the contest difficult, let's say, with certain subject matter that is inherently dramatic. ~ Garry Winogrand,
2421:I think actresses are imagined to be these subjects of great vanity. Life is change; physicality changes. It's transient, and that's a beautiful and a painful thing. ~ Uma Thurman,
2422:It is a feature of government that the more important the problem, the further it tends to be removed from handling by anyone well acquainted with the subject. ~ Barbara W Tuchman,
2423:It is said that men condemned to death are subject to sudden moments of elation; as if, like moths in the fire, their destruction were coincidental with attainment. ~ John le Carr,
2424:I've been thinking so much about writing as a gift to readers - and how newness of subject (place or topic or person) is one of the biggest gifts at our disposal. ~ Leslie Jamison,
2425:I've wanted to be an author as long as I can remember. English was always my favorite subject at school, so why I went on to do a degree in French is anyone's guess. ~ J K Rowling,
2426:Let tyrants fear, I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good-will of my subjects. ~ Elizabeth I,
2427:Life is delivered as a series of subjective experiences that we have the opportunity to label and re-label according to our desire to experience pleasure or pain. ~ Steve Maraboli,
2428:My family has had to move and change their name and have been subject to threats from right wing blogs calling for my son, for example, to be killed to get at me. ~ Julian Assange,
2429:Our subject is love because our subject is bowling. Candlepin bowling. This is New England, and even the violence is cunning subtle. It still could kill you. ~ Elizabeth McCracken,
2430:People say don't stare. Through the photos, not only do I stare, but I allow viewers to stare at the subject, to see things that they cannot see with a casual glance. ~ Dawoud Bey,
2431:Thank you; for now we shall soon be acquainted, as I am authorized to tease you on this subject whenever we meet, and nothing in the world advances intimacy so much. ~ Jane Austen,
2432:the best instructional programs help students master a subject by encouraging attentiveness, demanding hard work, and reinforcing learned skills through repetition. ~ Deborah Blum,
2433:The mystery of desire was way beyond the conceptual abilities of Jules Jacobson. It was like ... robotics. Just another subject that she couldn’t understand at all. ~ Meg Wolitzer,
2434:The question is: Which means best advances the regulator’s goal, subject to the constraints (whether normative or material) that the regulator must recognize? My ~ Lawrence Lessig,
2435:There is always a subjective aspect in landscape art, something in the picture that tells us as much about who is behind the camera as about what is in front of it. ~ Robert Adams,
2436:The use of violence in movies is a subject that's worth addressing. I'm not standing on a soapbox or wagging a finger, but I'm interested in those subjects for sure. ~ Naomi Watts,
2437:They are given to all kinds of marvellous beliefs; are subject to trances and visions; and frequently see strange sights, and hear music and voices in the air. ~ Washington Irving,
2438:True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. ~ Corliss Lamont,
2439:We need to be around our families not because we have so many shared experiences to talk about, but instead because they know precisely which subjects to avoid. ~ Douglas Coupland,
2440:Who's the other kid in the photo?' he asked. 'The sandy-haired guy.'
Annabeth's expression tightened. Touchy subject.
'That's Luke,' she said. 'He's dead now. ~ Rick Riordan,
2441:All phenomena are impermanent.
They are subject to birth and death.
When the notions of birth and death
are removed,
this silence is called great joy. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh,
2442:Ambassadors. Trade. Diplomacy. These subjects make me feel that I have fallen into a swamp and am breathing mud. I will go to the mansion and eavesdrop on the servants. ~ Elsa Hart,
2443:An artist is a man who digests his own subjective impressions and knows how to find a general objective meaning in them, and how to express them in a convincing form. ~ Maxim Gorky,
2444:And that was what all the expressions felt like— masks. I didn’t believe them. They were too thorough, too nuanced; they were never at odds with his subject matter. ~ Helen Oyeyemi,
2445:Ask one hundred people to explain love. And you’ll get one hundred different answers. Because love is like art, it’s subjective.  Fluid.  Ever-changing. Evolving. Case ~ Kim Holden,
2446:As soon as they were gone, Elizabeth walked out to recover her spirits; or in other words, to dwell without interruption on those subjects that must deaden them more. ~ Jane Austen,
2447:At the university the professors who genuinely loved their subjects were always the most interesting teachers. Enthusiasm for a topic made it enticing to others. ~ Ann Howard Creel,
2448:By numberless examples it will evidently appear that human affairs are as subject to change and fluctuation as the waters of the sea agitated by the winds. ~ Francesco Guicciardini,
2449:By renouncing the Bible, philosophers swing from their moorings upon all moral subjects..It is the only correct map of the human heart that ever has been published. ~ Benjamin Rush,
2450:Concentration is inspiration. You must be completely overtaken by your work and your subject. Only then do all your influences and experience come up to the surface. ~ Cesar Chavez,
2451:He runs something called the Celestial People's Republic, just north of here. What he tells his subjects is that we can turn Hell into Heaven by collectivizing it. ~ Janet E Morris,
2452:I come from the theater and you normally have four or five weeks to prepare. For me, the fun of the job is to pull yourself into a subject that you know nothing about. ~ Kieran Bew,
2453:In my view (animal) knowledge is apt belief, where not only the belief (its existence and content) but also its correctness is creditable to the subject's competence. ~ Ernest Sosa,
2454:I think that if you feel imaginatively towards a subject, you really shouldn't do it in a journalistic context, because then you're just fabricating, and that's crazy. ~ Hilton Als,
2455:I want my students to love to read. Reading is not a subject. Reading is a foundation of life, an activity that people who are engaged with the world do all the time ~ Rafe Esquith,
2456:I wish he would look at me the way he looks at his subjects. Because then he'd see there's more to me than shy, just like I see there's more to him than slacker ~ Stephanie Perkins,
2457:Judge Afiuni has suffered enough. She has been subject to acts of violence and humiliations to undermine her human dignity. I am convinced that she must be set free. ~ Noam Chomsky,
2458:Knowledge in war is very simple, being concerned with so few subjects, and only with their final results at that. But this does not make its application easy. ~ Carl von Clausewitz,
2459:Logic is the science of the laws of thought, as thought,--that is of the necessary conditions to which thought considered in itself is a subject. ~ Sir William Hamilton 9th Baronet,
2460:Prana... is the spirit of mantra. Mantra in turn is the expression of prana. Whatever most engages our prana or vital energy becomes the main subject of our speech. ~ David Frawley,
2461:The danger is that is Christians do not consciously develop a biblical approach to a subject, then we will unconsciously absorb some other philosophical approach. ~ Nancy R Pearcey,
2462:The key thing to appreciate, though, is that what is most important to us, most of the time, is not the objective results of decisions, but the subjective results. ~ Barry Schwartz,
2463:Unpleasant reading on the subject of anger tells us that there's not really anything wrong with it. In limited amounts. It can even be a good thing. A pressure valve. ~ Dick Cavett,
2464:Was that Guardian Belikov?” she asked, switching subjects abruptly. “Yeah.” I swore I thought she might faint then and there. “Really? He’s even cuter than I heard. ~ Richelle Mead,
2465:When this was done on normal subjects, the brain answered back with the N400 brain wave response when the word was incongruous, but not when it was congruous. ~ Michael S Gazzaniga,
2466:When you really believe that using sword can kill people,
that's when you will be subject to the law of the sword,
"those who use the sword will die by the sword. ~ Toba Beta,
2467:An historian should yield himself to his subject, become immersed in the place and period of his choice, standing apart from it now and then for a fresh view. ~ Samuel Eliot Morison,
2468:But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live. ~ Frank Stella,
2469:For me, poetry is a way of thinking, and like many poets, I'm driven by the idea of trying to find the impossible, perfect words: the words that will hold my subject. ~ James Arthur,
2470:I believe in maximum flexibility, so I reserve the right to change my position on any subject when the external environment relating to any topic changes too. ~ Henry Earl Singleton,
2471:I feel very strongly about the subject matter in The Dallas Buyer's Club - about AIDS and people fighting illnesses, and fighting for survival against bad conditions. ~ Bradford Cox,
2472:in the end we basically have both the irreducible subjectivity of individuals and the irreducible intersubjectivity of relationship. And the irreducible tension between. ~ Anonymous,
2473:I propose to take our countrymen’s claims of American exceptionalism seriously, which is to say I propose subjecting our country to an exceptional moral standard. ~ Ta Nehisi Coates,
2474:It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. ~ Herodotus,
2475:Kings, ministers, aristocrats, the rich in general, kept the people in poverty and subjection; they kept them as they kept dogs, to fight and hunt for their service. ~ Joseph Conrad,
2476:LIVE. If you live, god will live with you. If you refuse to run his risks, he'll retreat to that distant heaven and be merely a subject for philosophical speculation. ~ Paulo Coelho,
2477:My interests were aroused, and my faith in the cliches of the subject destroyed, as so often with other subjects, by the discussions with my friend, Aaron Director. ~ George Stigler,
2478:People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications yet received ~ Charles Dickens,
2479:[Personal life] doesn't affect my creative process. It just gives me more subjects to talk about. Basically whatever you put in your music is how you want people to view you. ~ Tyga,
2480:Religion is the eldest sister of philosophy: on whatever subjects they may differ, it is unbecoming in either to quarrel, and most so about their inheritance. ~ Walter Savage Landor,
2481:Some forms of reality are so horrible we refuse to face them, unless we are trapped into it by comedy. To label any subject unsuitable for comedy is to admit defeat. ~ Peter Sellers,
2482:That was an important thing to learn - the more preparation you do the more a subject will respect you. But also, the more you'll think about what the real story is. ~ Ron Rosenbaum,
2483:The Holy Spirit is coming to take out of the world a church that is a perfect bride. He must find in us perfect yieldedness, with every desire subjected to Him. ~ Smith Wigglesworth,
2484:The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis. ~ Stephen Jay Gould,
2485:Then turn your eyes back on me,
and tell me that Cathy and I are still children to be treated with condescension, and are incapable of understanding adult subjects. ~ V C Andrews,
2486:The theoretical broadening which comes from having many humanities subjects on the campus is offset by the general dopiness of the people who study these things. ~ Richard P Feynman,
2487:Tyranny Is far the worst of treasons. Dost thou deem None rebels except subjects? The prince who Neglects or violates his trust is more A brigand than the robber-chief. ~ Lord Byron,
2488:Universities are fantastic places to gain knowledge on a subject, develop a personal network, explore your character and learn new techniques to approach problems. ~ Richard Branson,
2489:We may remain more or less open-minded on the subject of the death penalty, indisposed to commit ourselves, so long as we have not seen a guillotine with our own eyes. ~ Victor Hugo,
2490:We must remember that one of the most insidious ways of keeping women and minorities powerless is to let them only talk about harmless and inconsequential subjects. ~ Mitsuye Yamada,
2491:What appears in the pictures was the subject's decision, not mine. I took what they presented - delicate moments - unadorned and unglamorous, yet tender and exquisite. ~ Ray Metzker,
2492:When I came back to Washington to be The Times' chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons. ~ Adam Clymer,
2493:Who are you to decide what needs to be done? That's subjective by nature. No two people think alike."

"Someone has to decide. Without, rulers, there's chaos. ~ Amanda Bouchet,
2494:A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it. ~ Mary Augusta Ward,
2495:At its deepest level, I think teaching is about bringing people into communion with each other, with yourself as the teacher, and with the subject you are teaching. ~ Parker J Palmer,
2496:Definitions, her grandmother once said, had to be like a fat man's belt - big enough to cover the subject but elastic enough to allow for change.

The Sunborn ~ Gregory Benford,
2497:During the act of knowledge itself, the objective and subjective are so instantly united, that we cannot determine to which of the two the priority belongs. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge,
2498:Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the literary works that survived their own epoch, so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects. ~ Lion Feuchtwanger,
2499:Everyone asks me how I get my subjects to open up to me. There’s no formula to it. It’s just a matter of who you are and how you talk to people - of being yourself. ~ Mary Ellen Mark,
2500:Everyone's memories and feelings are subjective, and we're teach trapped in our own perspectives. But the difference between perspectives, collectively, create objectivity. ~ Bao Shu,
2501:having a Ph.D. and working in a university is neither necessary nor certainly sufficient to provide one with unquestionable authority, no matter what the subject. ~ Massimo Pigliucci,
2502:I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject. ~ Ibrahim Babangida,
2503:I don't know of any way to control the subject of one's dreams although I'm fairly certain there are more than a few types of psychoanalysis dedicated to the topic. ~ Mallory Ortberg,
2504:If one has really technically penetrated a subject, things that previously seemed in complete contrast, might be purely mathematical transformations of each other. ~ John von Neumann,
2505:If one were to be a person of value that value could not be a condition subject to hazards of fortune. It had to be a quality that could not change. No matter what. ~ Cormac McCarthy,
2506:If you go with the principle, you should go with the principle. If I really saw the subject very differently than ten years ago, I would have done a different movie. ~ Michael Haneke,
2507:In book subjects a student can only do a student's work. All that can be measured is how well he learns, rather than how well he performs. All he can show is promise. ~ Peter Drucker,
2508:I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter. ~ Roy Lichtenstein,
2509:It is in [the] process of making something... that the creator contacts a concrete reality outside his subjective life and moves into the realm of the transcendent. ~ Joseph C Zinker,
2510:I’ve heard it said: ‘By his home you shall know him’; and we all know that we must pay attention to anyone who reverses the subject and auxiliary verb in his sentence. ~ Steven Brust,
2511:Men are now proud of belonging to a conquering nation, and without a murmur they lay down their persons and their wealth, if by so doing they may fend off subjection. ~ William James,
2512:Most people think that intelligence is about brain, where really it's about focus. Genius is just attention to a subject until it becomes specific, specific, specific. ~ Esther Hicks,
2513:One of the most interesting and harmful delusions to which men and nations can be subjected is that of imagining themselves special instruments of the Divine Will. ~ Bertrand Russell,
2514:One of the reasons the rich get richer, the poor get poorer and the middle class struggles in debt is because the subject of money is taught at home, not at school. ~ Robert Kiyosaki,
2515:One of the reasons the rich get richer, the poor get poorer, and the middle class struggles in debt is that the subject of money is taught at home, not in school. ~ Robert T Kiyosaki,
2516:One should be wary of talking on end about such subjects as learning, morality or folklore in front of elders or people of rank. It is disagreeable to listen to. ~ Yamamoto Tsunetomo,
2517:Only the subject's individual consciousness can testify for the unwitnessed acts, and there is no act more deprived of external testimony than the act of knowing. ~ Olavo de Carvalho,
2518:Our violent, narcissistic, noncommittal, “me first” culture is simply the logical and predictable expression of “truth” as a relative, subjective, unverifiable concept. ~ Chip Ingram,
2519:so, then it must be that the thinkers will be forever subject to the men of brute force, and Plato’s dream of a state ruled by philosophers will remain forever vain. ~ Upton Sinclair,
2520:The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
2521:There are too many windbags in this world. Speak only when you are competent in a subject - It produces dignity." - L. R. W. Lee Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury ~ L R W Lee,
2522:The system needs students who will work at "tough subjects," and it needs executives who will take work home and find their principal pleasure in driving hard on the job. ~ Anonymous,
2523:Writers know all the good reasons for subjecting their work to a sharp trim. Early drafts are notorious for repetition, indirection and overdevelopment of the trivial. ~ Pamela Erens,
2524:You can't force someone to love you-don't you get it? You can force them to kill for you. You can force them to be your subjects. You can't make someone love you! ~ Maggie Stiefvater,
2525:Action learning particularly obliges subjects to become aware of their own value systems, by demanding that the real problems tackled carry some risk of personal failure. ~ Reg Revans,
2526:A soul subject is something that resonates with you deeper than the intellect can reach...a multi-sensory perception...a recognition of a new freedom that is calling you. ~ Gary Zukav,
2527:Bear in mind that everything that exists is already fraying at the edges, and in transition, subject to fragmentation and to rot. Or that everything was born to die. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
2528:Brave New World founded my nascent moral philosophy and became the subject of my college admissions essay, in which I argued that happiness was not the point of life. ~ Paul Kalanithi,
2529:Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. ~ C S Lewis,
2530:Dow to know – you might as well cut your own neck as make that evil bastard angry. ‘Any trouble while we was split up?’ he asked, looking to change the subject. Grim ~ Joe Abercrombie,
2531:Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison detre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison detre, which lives on in itself. ~ Andre Kertesz,
2532:Given that religious faith is an intrinsic element of human experience, it is best to approach and engage the subject with a sense of history and a critical sensibility. ~ Jon Meacham,
2533:I have tried to draw the human effigy (and all the other subjects dealt with in my paintings) in an immediate and effective way without any reference to the aesthetic. ~ Jean Dubuffet,
2534:I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the subject of a coarse jest, yet when you speak earnestly and seriously on the subject, is silent. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
2535:I surrendered my beliefs and found myself at the tree of life injecting my story into the veins of leaves only to find that stories like forests are subject to seasons ~ Saul Williams,
2536:It is the subjective world that rules the objective. Change the subject, and the object is bound to change; purify yourself, and the world is bound to be purified. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
2537:I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude. ~ Richard Rodney Bennett,
2538:My characters are quite as real to me as so-called real people; which is one reason why I'm not subject to what is known as loneliness. I have plenty of company. ~ William S Burroughs,
2539:No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought. ~ Wilhelm Dilthey,
2540:Only the English created a new England, settled not by subjects of the Crown resolved to live beyond the seas, but by pioneers and builders in a land of new promise. ~ Stephen W Sears,
2541:Poetry doesn't function by saying things straightforwardly because the language is too imprecise, too limited often, to address the underlying subject of most poems. ~ Pattiann Rogers,
2542:Real freedom isn't subject to how others estimate our value; it is in realizing that none are free who find their sense of worth wondering how others measure their lives. ~ Guy Finley,
2543:Real power does not consist in the ability to inflict capital punishment upon the subjects, but in the will and the ability to protect the subjects against the world. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
2544:Several lackluster rulers followed Mansa Wali, including Khalifa, another one of Sundiata’s sons, who unfortunately went insane and shot arrows at his subjects. ~ Patricia C McKissack,
2545:The gesture of the amorous embrace seems to fulfill, for a time, the subject's dream of total union with the loved being: The longing for consummation with the other. ~ Roland Barthes,
2546:The human capacity for subjective victimhood is apparently limitless, and people who believe that they are victims can be motivated to perform acts of great violence. ~ Timothy Snyder,
2547:The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects - making it possible... to see a new beauty in what is vanishing. ~ Susan Sontag,
2548:The position of the hysterical subject is that he or she always guesses what is behind the curtain, that is why such a subject usually ends up [...] giving up on love. ~ Renata Salecl,
2549:Yes. Oh no! I don't subject myself to a leadership that does not break new territories! It is the job of leadership to succeed in landing its limbs on new grounds. ~ Israelmore Ayivor,
2550:You have to know the human condition to get that many people to all respond at the same time to the same subject. You gotta understand humanity in order to portray it. ~ Eddie Griffin,
2551:Bernoulli's real contribution was to coin a word. The word has been translated into English as "utility". It describes this subjective value people place on money. ~ William Poundstone,
2552:But what do you say if you're asked a direct question and you can't tell the truth and you can't tell a lie?'
'You say “how very interesting” and change the subject. ~ Dick Francis,
2553:Even the most despotic government cannot stand except for the consent of the governed.... Immediately the subject ceases to fear the despotic force, his power is gone. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
2554:Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches. ~ David Hume,
2555:However, it is not the same with the subject matter, but, generally speaking, that which is true and better is naturally always easier to prove and more likely to persuade. ~ Aristotle,
2556:I always try to convince people that there has to be a lot of material about the subject matter, so they created a couple of pieces. One is about doomsday prophecies. ~ Roland Emmerich,
2557:I even tried to join the army, but they wouldn’t have me. The bloke in the uniform took one look at my ugly mug and said, ‘Sorry, we want subjects, not objects'. ~ Ozzy Osbourne,
2558:In 1849 he had forty-six chieftains sign a treaty in which they declared themselves subjects of the queen. The Crown has had right of preemption for land sales ever since. ~ Sarah Lark,
2559:I pull out my phone to write a reporting note to myself, typing “Katy sucks” into the subject line. Then I accidentally send it to the entire NBC News political e-mail list. ~ Katy Tur,
2560:I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. ~ Bill Bryson,
2561:It is astonishing to see how many philosophical disputes collapse into insignificance the moment you subject them to this simple test of tracing a concrete consequence. ~ William James,
2562:It is strange, is it not, how the more strenuously we deny the importance of race in human affairs, the more obsessed with it and the touchier on the subject we grow. ~ Anthony Daniels,
2563:It is the subjective world that rules the objective. Change the subject, and the object is bound to change; purify youreslf, and the world is bound to be purified. ~ Swami Vivekananda,'s customary in the empire to grant positions of high office to people who know little about their subject; in my case the custom is being maintained to the letter. ~ Magnus Mills,
2565:No man of God need be astonished at slander, as though some strange thing had happened unto him, for the best servants of God have been subject to that trial. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
2566:One of the things that is wrong with America is that everybody who has done anything at all in his own field is expected to be an authority on every subject under the sun ~ Elmer Davis,
2567:Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable. ~ Francis Parker Yockey,
2568:Simplification of modes of proof is not merely an indication of advance in our knowledge of a subject, but is also the surest guarantee of readiness for farther progress. ~ Lord Kelvin,
2569:The existence of God is not subjective. He either exists or he doesn’t. It’s not a matter of opinion. You can have your own opinions. But you can’t have your own facts. ~ Ricky Gervais,
2570:The subjectivist in morals, when his moral feelings are at war with the facts about him, is always free to seek harmony by toningdown the sensitiveness of the feelings. ~ William James,
2571:Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil. ~ Bill Jenkins,
2572:When it came to formal classes, I was a slacker. But I've always been a diligent autodidact and can teach myself virtually any subject if I have a serious interest in it. ~ Dean Koontz,
2573:When values are determined chiefly by the outlook, the resultant judgments are not subject to any mathematical controls and are almost inevitably carried to extremes. ~ Benjamin Graham,
2574:When you take a photo at 1/1000 of a second, the moment can become an eternal fact, an eternal moment. So we have a philosophical problem of objectivity and subjectivity. ~ Eikoh Hosoe,
2575:A distinguished researcher once commented to me that a real scientist is someone who can think about a subject while talking to his or her spouse about something else. ~ Edward O Wilson,
2576:A great leader must share the hardships of his followers, of his soldiers, of his subjects. That is how he wins their respect. Great leaders do not complain. Not ever. ~ Joe Abercrombie,
2577:And theories are no more than fictions which help us to make sense of experience and which are subject to disconfirmation when their explanations are no longer adequate. ~ Chinua Achebe,
2578:An eagerness and zeal for dispute on every subject, and with every one, shows great self-sufficiency, that never-failing sign of great self-ignorance. ~ William Pitt 1st Earl of Chatham,
2579:Anyone who has entered the United States illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have laws and to have a country. Otherwise we don't have a country. ~ Donald Trump,
2580:Art is the uniting of the subjective with the objective, of nature with reason, of the unconscious with the conscious, and therefore art is the highest means of knowledge. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
2581:Because being ‘the best’ is subjective and your dissatisfaction with yourself drives you. You’ll always think you can be better because you always can be. No one’s perfect. ~ Louise Bay,
2582:Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way, I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects. ~ Anita Hill,
2583:Do you know, Watson, said he, "that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I must look at everything with reference to my own special subject. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle,
2584:Economic theory is the most prestigious subject of instruction and study. Agricultural economics, labor economics and marketing are lower caste fields of study. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith,
2585:For though all persons are equally subject to the caprice of fortune, yet all good men have one advantage she cannot deny, which is this, to act reasonably under misfortunes. ~ Plutarch,
2586:For your Bildung you should choose the most difficult and splendid problem, but as subject for a dissertation choose no more than a very limited and remote corner. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
2587:I am at war... with the principal personage of traditional philosophy, that abstract subject who masquerades as everyone and anyone, but is really a male subject in disguise. ~ Pam Gems,
2588:I dug out the pre-Reformation and Reformation classics written on the subject of Christian spirituality. Virtually every one of those books addressed one subject: prayer. ~ Gene Edwards,
2589:If one mistreats citizens of foreign countries, one infringes upon one's duty toward one's own subjects; for thus one exposes themto the law of retribution. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
2590:I have the loftiest idea, and the most passionate one, of art. Much too lofty to agree to subject it to anything. Much too passionate to want to divorce it from anything. ~ Albert Camus,
2591:I love the fact that people can relate to what I'm saying, even if it's not for the same subject I was writing about. That is the power of real music and real expression. ~ Corey Taylor,
2592:In fact, the more each person can remove his or her ego from the discussion and focus on the subject matter, the more fruitful the conversation will be for all involved. ~ Matthew Kelly,
2593:I talk in subjects and verbs, and sort of wind around in concentric circles until I get far enough away from the beginning so that I can call it the end, and it ends. ~ Garrison Keillor,
2594:I think it killed my sister as the times she was living in were so conformist. This is a subject I really want to deal with. I want to start making films about female rage. ~ Nan Goldin,
2595:I think self-expression is present at all times, and whether or not you're talking about the outside world or your responses to it depends on the moment and the subject. ~ George Carlin,
2596:No one can understand himself, for to do that he would have to get outside himself; the subject of the knowing and willing activity would have to become its own object. ~ Otto Weininger,
2597:Of all the subjects on this planet, I think my parents would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology to securing the keys to an executive bathroom. ~ J K Rowling,
2598:Positive doesn't mean unflawed: It means human and vulnerable. If you make a film and you're portraying the subject with respect, you're gonna do it in an honest way. ~ Michael Rapaport,
2599:Prostitution is really the only crime in the penal law where two people are doing a thing mutually agreed upon and yet only one, the female partner, is subject to arrest. ~ Kate Millett,
2600:surrounded by students who were all folded easily on their seats, all flush with knowledge, not of the subject of the classes, but of how to be in the classes ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,
2601:that operate in a wide variety of ways, and the exact details of how and when electrical activity in one neuron affects other neurons is still the subject of active study. ~ Max Tegmark,
2602:The intention of Scripture is to exercise our faith, that we may know we are protected by God’s hand, and that we may not be subject to harm from Satan and wicked men. . . ~ John Calvin,
2603:The nature of light is a subject of no material importance to the concerns of life or to the practice of the arts, but it is in many other respects extremely interesting. ~ Thomas Young,
2604:The problem is not in the exterior circumstances but in your own mental attitude toward them, and in the habitual patterns of thought that you have subjectively accepted. ~ Jane Roberts,
2605:The psychologist Philip Zimbardo gave a TED talk last year on this subject. His definition of evil is the exercise of power to intentionally harm another. Works for me. ~ William Wright,
2606:Violence is the language of destruction, flesh so often the subject, fragile, easy to break beyond repair, precious; what else would we burn to make the world take note? ~ Mark Lawrence,
2607:When I was a child of four I wasn't really drawing like a child, I wasn't sketching as a child. I would sketch and I was using perspective, the good relationship of the subject. ~ Arman,
2608:Adults always ask kids how they are doing at school. The one subject kids absolutely hate talking about. You don't even want to talk about school when you are at school. ~ David Walliams,
2609:A perception, sudden as blinking, that subject and object are one, will lead to a deeply mysterious understanding; and by this understanding you will awaken to the truth. ~ Huangbo Xiyun,
2610:ethnography, will necessarily reflect the many implicit and subjective assumptions of its writer, assumptions that the writer acquires from members of his or her own society. ~ Anonymous,
2611:From: Christian Grey

Subject: Sunrise

Date: June 14, 2011 09:23

To: Anastasia Steele

I love waking up to you in the morning.

Christian Grey ~ E L James,
2612:I also do political cartoons, but a lot of them must stay, as they say, under the coat. But they are very fun to do, and in France, we have a good subject at the moment. ~ Karl Lagerfeld,
2613:I am a particle physicist, which is the nearest branch to nuclear physics. So in that sense I was the sort of right connection with the subject of nuclear energy and so on. ~ Abdus Salam,
2614:I don't think the people of the slave states will ever consider the subject of slavery in its true light till some other argument is resorted to other than moral persuasion. ~ John Brown,
2615:If a man really knew himself he would utterly despise the ignorant notions others might form on a subject in which he had such matchless opportunities for observation. ~ George Santayana,
2616:I like better for one to say some foolish thing upon important matters than to be silent. That becomes the subject of discussion and dispute, and the truth is discovered. ~ Denis Diderot,
2617:I'm not one of these people who sits down and writes to say I'm gonna write a song about this or that, or a specific subject. The songs actually kind of write themselves. ~ Creed Bratton,
2618:In school math and science were my favorite subjects, but I probably in my true self I'm more of a people person. At the same time, I don't think that's how I recharge. ~ Emily Deschanel,
2619:I start with the subject matter I want to write about. Then I make a musical base for that and create an atmosphere with the music. Once I've done that, the lyrics come last. ~ Midge Ure,
2620:It is also the fate of leadership to be misunderstood. For historians, academics, writers and journalists to reflect great lives according to their own subjective canon. ~ Nelson Mandela,
2621:It is a profound belief of mine that if you can induce a person to talk to you for long enough, on any subject whatever! sooner or later they will give themselves away. ~ Agatha Christie,
2622:playing with numbers was still considered taboo, a subject best left to the later years, despite America’s obvious and enduring math handicap. For too long, what American ~ Amanda Ripley,
2623:Science alone of all the subjects contains within itself the lesson of the danger of belief in the infallibility of the greatest teachers of the preceding generation. ~ Richard P Feynman,
2624:"Since it is the point of reference for the field of consciousness, the ego is the subject of all successful attempts at adaptation so far as these are achieved by the will." ~ Carl Jung,
2625: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,
2626:The drug ketamine, used as a 'dissociative' anesthetic, can produce subjective reports of conscious awareness outside the body, as can various other psychoactive drugs. ~ Stuart Hameroff,
2627:The [President's] Nomination, of Course, brings the Subject fully under the Consideration of the Senate; who have then a Right to decide upon its Propriety or Impropriety. ~ George Mason,
2628:The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. ~ Tryon Edwards,
2629:The subject should be observed more for shape and color than for drawing... precise drawing is dry and hampers the impression of the whole, it destroys all sensations. ~ Camille Pissarro,
2630:This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic. ~ Carl Jung,
2631:To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. To live entirely without sin is the dream of an angel. Everything on this earth is subject to sin. Sin is like gravity. ~ Victor Hugo,
2632:When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him."

[Thoughts on Various Subjects] ~ Jonathan Swift,
2633:When we recognize that the seemingly object nature of reality is nothing different than the subject nature of mind, which is rigpa, it is called enlightenment. ~ Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche,
2634:With your practiced attention to any subject, the Law of Attraction delivers circumstances, conditions, experiences, other people, and all manner of things that match your ~ Esther Hicks,
2635:Academic disciplines are subject to being overtaken by attacks of "knowingness"- a state of mind and soul that prevents shudders of awe and makes one immune to enthusiasm. ~ Richard Rorty,
2636:Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. ~ C S Lewis,
2637:From Stephanie
To Rosie
Subject Re: Life

Well, isn't that one thing you're all the wiser for? Age has taught you something. That nobody knows what's going on. ~ Cecelia Ahern,
2638:Happiness is not a popular subject in literary fiction. We struggle, as writers, to make happiness, contentment, and satisfaction interesting. Perfection often lacks texture. ~ Roxane Gay,
2639:I found out that I could not choose a subject, throw it out of focus, and then have a good picture. I found that I had to learn to see No-focus from the beginning. ~ Ralph Eugene Meatyard,
2640:If your everyday life appears to be unworthy subject matter, do not complain to life. Complain to yourself, Lament that you are not poet enough to call up its wealth. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke,
2641:I guess the subject of race is so natural to me I never think of it as hefty. It's something I talk about and joke about and discuss with my loved ones every day of my life. ~ Danzy Senna,
2642:Implied Subjection, but requir'd with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best receiv'd,- Yielded with coy submission, modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. ~ John Milton,
2643:Let no one say that I have said nothing new... the arrangement of the subject is new. When we play tennis, we both play with the same ball, but one of us places it better. ~ Blaise Pascal,
2644:Loving consciously does not mean subjecting your relationship to endless analysis. It means something much simpler: paying attention. Noticing. This requires presence. ~ Nathaniel Branden,
2645:Not until, years later, I found my true interest in life did I discover that I could master a subject, no matter how difficult, if it helped me in what I wanted to do. ~ Lincoln Ellsworth,
2646:Our goal is to feed your imagination and stir your action with the richness of what the Christian faith says (directly and indirectly) about this inexhaustible subject. ~ Timothy J Keller,
2647:People are subject to moods, to temptations and fears, lethargy and aberration and ignorance, and the staunchest qualities shift under the stresses and strains of daily life. ~ Ilka Chase,
2648:rehearsing the transitions is especially important. The audience needs to hear in your voice when you’re doubling down on an idea, versus when you’re changing subjects. ~ Chris J Anderson,
2649:The Autocrat of all the Russias will resign his crown, and proclaim his subjects free republicans sooner than will our American masters voluntarily give up their slaves. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
2650:The grove is the centre of their whole religion. It is regarded as the cradle of the race and the dwelling-place of the supreme god to whom all things are subject and obedient. ~ Tacitus,
2651:The nicest constitutions of government are often like the finest pieces of clock-work, which, depending on so many motions, are therefore more subject to be out of order. ~ Alexander Pope,
2652:The Odyssey puts us into a world that is a peculiar mixture of the strange and the familiar. The tension between strangeness and familiarity is in fact the poem’s central subject. ~ Homer,
2653:There is a sort of subjection which is the peculiar heritage of largeness and of love; and strength is often only another name for willing bondage to irremediable weakness. ~ George Eliot,
2654:There was a long silence, during which Father Marco’s thoughts finally drifted from the matter of wealth to the matter of God—few minds can entertain both subjects at once. ~ Laila Lalami,
2655:The riskiness of Art, the reason why it affects us, is not the riskiness of its subject matter, it is the risk of creating a new way of seeing, a new way of thinking. ~ Jeanette Winterson,
2656:These subjects were also covered in classes, but this was the Age of Enlightenment and the pursuit of knowledge was all the rage—even among fun-loving young men. Benjamin ~ Brian Kilmeade,
2657:Thus the energy developed by good fighting men is
as the momentum of a round stone rolled down a
mountain thousands of feet in height. So much on the
subject of energy. ~ Sun Tzu,
2658:While men define themselves by deeds, women simply "are" beauty, grace, faith and goodness. Men tend to be rational and objective, women subjective, intuitive and emotional. ~ Henry Makow,
2659:Ask one hundred people to explain love.
And you'll get one hundred different answers.
Because love is like art, it's subjective.
Evolving. ~ Kim Holden,
2660:Citizens who live or work near protest sites or marches have every right to be free of violence from protesters, and they should never be subjected to destruction of property. ~ Naomi Wolf,
2661:Even with task variety and regular holidays, it is not certain that a human-like mind could live for thousands of subjective years without developing psychological problems. ~ Nick Bostrom,
2662:every subjective phenomenon is essentially connected with a single point of view, and it seems inevitable that an objective, physical theory will abandon that point of view. ~ Thomas Nagel,
2663:Everywhere there is apathy. Nobody cares whether that which is preached is true or false. A sermon is a sermon whatever the subject; only, the shorter it is, the better. ~ Charles Spurgeon,
2664:I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the created monad also, is subject to change, and indeed that this change is continual in each one. ~ Gottfried Leibniz,
2665:I didn't want make art about the internet at all. It's a really hard subject to take on and I did not set out to do that. But, it was real and it was what was happening. ~ Erika M Anderson,
2666:I discourage passive skepticism, which is the armchair variety where people sit back and criticize without ever subjecting their theories or themselves to real field testing. ~ Tim Ferriss,
2667:I do not know, sir, that the fellow is an infidel; but if he be an infidel, he is an infidel as a dog is an infidel; that is to say, he has never thought upon the subject. ~ Samuel Johnson,
2668:If taxes are laid upon us without our having a legal representation where they are laid, we are reduced from the character of free subjects to the state of tributary slaves. ~ Samuel Adams,
2669:I'm always amazed that my wife can handle different subjects - one day politics, the next day foreign policy. And she always has so much fun doing it. We make a good team. ~ Alan Greenspan,
2670:I think [director] Malcolm Lee is a real master at being able to make you laugh while bringing serious subject-matter, so the movie doesn't hinge on silliness, but on real life. ~ Ice Cube,
2671:I think overall the majority of people who are practicing it as a subject are following the right line. For the aberration, don't blame yoga or the whole community of yogis ~ B K S Iyengar,
2672:It is a horrible wonderful thing to be in love with you. To get to hear you sing for hour after hour but never be the subject of the song. To listen and listen and listen. ~ David Levithan,
2673:It is very important to note, however, that the theory of relativity does not mean that “everything is relative.” It does not mean that everything is subjective. Instead, ~ Walter Isaacson,
2674:Love and hate are both means of emotional control to which we subject ourselves. Once you were done with me, you’d want to be free of the pain of betrayal. Absolutely free. ~ Ilona Andrews,
2675:No man can be a competent legislator who does not add to an upright intention and a sound judgment a certain degree of knowledge of the subject on which he is to legislate. ~ James Madison,
2676:One of the principal objects of theoretical research in my department of knowledge is to find the point of view from which the subject appears in its greatest simplicity. ~ J Willard Gibbs,
2677:Packing is one of those many things that I feel I know more about than any other person living. (It surprises me myself, sometimes, how many of these subjects there are.) ~ Jerome K Jerome,
2678:The most elementary of good manners . . . at a social gathering one does not bring up the subject of personalities, sad topics or unfortunate facts, religion, or politics. ~ Laura Esquivel,
2679:The physician is concerned [unlike the naturalist] . . . with a single organism, the human subject, striving to preserve its identity in adverse circumstances. —IVY MCKENZIE ~ Oliver Sacks,
2680:Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible. ~ Ajay Devgan,
2681:As for critical writing about modernism, its moments of lucidity are but fulgurations illuminating the dark and incomprehensible landscape of its subject's unabashed difficulty. ~ Will Self,
2682:As in 1917, the drift towards authoritarian government under Putin was enabled by the weakness of the middle classes and public institutions in post-Soviet Russia. Subjected ~ Orlando Figes,
2683:Despite his behaviorist orientation as a scientist, Griffiths had always been interested in what philosophers call phenomenology—the subjective experience of consciousness. ~ Michael Pollan,
2684: Envoy
Prince, show me the quickest way and best
To gain the subject of my moan;
We've neither spinsters nor relics out West-These do I love, and these alone.
~ Eugene Field,
2685:His eyes were very bright; they'd been like that since he'd begun talking about his subject. He looked like someone in love. Well, in love the way people were in old movies. ~ Helen Oyeyemi,
2686:I don't Tweet a lot because I've Tweeted things that I thought were really innocuous about subjects that are inflammatory, and the response is so insane sometimes from people. ~ Lewis Black,
2687:I don't want to follow comedians because I don't want to see what they're thinking about, 'cause then maybe I won't stumble across a thought maybe I had about the same subject. ~ Nick Thune,
2688:If you're going to perform inception, you need imagination. You need the simplest version of the idea-the one that will grow naturally in the subject's mind. Subtle art. ~ Christopher Nolan,
2689:I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time. ~ Charles Dickens,
2690:In fact, now you mention the subject, I have been very bad in my own small way. I don't think you should be so proud of that, though I am sure it must have been very pleasant. ~ Oscar Wilde,
2691:It becomes more and more difficult to avoid the idea of black men as subjects of not just racial profiling but of an insidious form of racial obliteration sanctioned by silence. ~ Aberjhani,
2692:I think logicians hate my work, they detest it! And I'm like pornography, I'm sort of an unmentionable subject in the world of logic, because my results are so disgusting! ~ Gregory Chaitin,
2693:it is certain that seditions, wars, and contempt or breach of the laws are not so much to be imputed to the wickedness of the subjects, as to the bad state of the dominion. ~ Baruch Spinoza,
2694:It slowly dawned on the volunteers that they were not patients but subjects; separated from their friends and community in Kalaupapa, they felt like outcasts among outcasts. ~ Alan Brennert,
2695:It's the subject matter that counts. I'm interested in revealing the subject in a new way to intensify it. A photo is able to capture a moment that people can't always see. ~ Harry Callahan,
2696:I want to stay on the subject of marriage equality because this is the part of the show that everybody loves but you hate if you're the one who has to hear your own voice. ~ Dahlia Lithwick,
2697:Reporting was imitation life, imitation expertise, imitation worldliness, imitation intimacy; mastering a subject only to forget it, befriending people only to drop them. ~ Jonathan Franzen,
2698:Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject. ~ George Washington,
2699:The absolutist takes himself to speak to the ages, with the tongue of angels, but the relativist hears only one version among others, the subjectivity of the here and now. ~ Simon Blackburn,
2700:The philosophical I is not the man, not the human body or the human soul of which psychology treats, but the metaphysical subject, the limit - not a part of the world. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein,
2701:The soul is subject to health and disease, just as is the body. The health and disease of both . . . undoubtedly depend upon beliefs and customs, which are peculiar to mankind. ~ Maimonides,
2702:The subject for a lot of non-fiction is very emotional, but if you read it, it's the most boring, dry stuff. I wanted 'Torn Apart' to be extremely accessible and readable. ~ James Patterson,
2703:The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to believe the climate of New South Wales is periodically subject. ~ Charles Sturt,
2704:this interesting subject, which, if the condition of man is to be progressively ameliorated, as we fondly hope and believe, is to be the chief instrument in effecting it. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2705:Thomas Jefferson High
School [..] His high school was named after a slave owner who was also one of
the world’s greatest theoreticians on the subject of human liberty. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
2706:Tragedy should remain the right of human beings, subject, in their conditions or in their own nature, to the dire law of necessity. To them it is salvation and beatification. ~ Isak Dinesen,
2707:We have two kinds of oppression. Oppression that is universal - everyone in Iran is subject to it. But everyone has also their own, unique way of experiencing this oppression. ~ Akbar Ganji,
2708:When, at the end of the 1960s, I became interested in the Nazi era, it was a taboo subject in Germany. No one spoke about it anymore, no more in my house than anywhere else. ~ Anselm Kiefer,
2709:World War II was a news dispatch, nothing more, listened to and gone in the very next moment—replaced by thoughts of his three favorite subjects: girls and music and food. ~ Mark T Sullivan,
2710:Any subject is suitable provided it is of sufficient interest, but the design must be very carefully considered, and plenty of time and thought given to its construction. ~ Walter J Phillips,
2711:As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant,
A sorcerer, that by his cunning hath
Cheated me of the island,
(Act III, scene II, lines 40-43) ~ William Shakespeare,
2712:But science is a process, not a conclusion. Science subjects itself to constant testing by a set of careful rules under which theories can only be displaced by better theories. ~ Tom Nichols,
2713:Close loopholes, close the special interest Washington carve outs and that means more incomes subject to taxation so we`re going to lower the rates on our businesses and be fair. ~ Paul Ryan,
2714:Different things just strike people differently. And it's so subjective, too. Because what makes one person laugh won't make others laugh. I guess it's kind of checkerboarded. ~ Steve Carell,
2715:Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade To shepherds, looking on their silly sheep, Than doth a rich embroider'd canopy To kings that fear their subjects treachery? ~ William Shakespeare,
2716:He had passionate and insane views on every subject. She was certain that one reason he had taken up dentistry was so he could assault helpless people with his mad monologues. ~ Walker Percy,
2717:I do not say with words. I do not say it with images either.… I do not say, I show. I show people who move and speak. That is all I know how to do, but that is my true subject. ~ Eric Rohmer,
2718:I'm always trying to tackle subjects that tax me and make me think. That's the key to staying young at heart. The brain has to be exercised the same as the rest of the body. ~ Clint Eastwood,
2719:In the mid-1960s, two soon-to-be-legendary University of Chicago social scientists—Jacob Getzels and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi—began studying the elusive subject of creativity. ~ Daniel H Pink,
2720:It has become the fashion to talk about Mysticism, even to pose as Mystics, and—need it be said?—those who talk the most on such subjects are those who know the least. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
2721:It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation. ~ Paulo Freire,
2722:My father's subject: the relationship between history and the individual. He believes everybody is an 'excretion' of his or her environment. That's the word he uses. Excretion. ~ Danzy Senna,
2723:My feeling is that poetry will wither on the vine if you don't regularly come back to the simplest fundamentals of the poem: rhythm, rhyme, simple subjects - love, death, war. ~ James Fenton,
2724:Not only did she [Marilyn Monroe] master her own image, create it and ultimately control it, she was the subject of many of the great masters of photography of the 20th century. ~ Gail Levin,
2725:Photography is a demanding action sport. The light can change so quickly. I often find myself sprinting so that I can catch the perfect light falling on a photogenic subject. ~ Steven Pinker,
2726:The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant. ~ Martin Van Buren,
2727:The only way the kingdom of God is going to be manifest in this world before Christ comes is if we manifest it by the way we live as citizens of heaven and subjects of the King. ~ R C Sproul,
2728:The “other world,” which is the object of this world’s disdain and the subject of the drunkard’s mocking song, is our carefully chosen goal and the object of our holiest longing. ~ A W Tozer,
2729: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,
2730:The subjectivist states his judgements, whereas the objectivist sweeps them under the carpet by calling assumptions knowledge, and he basks in the glorious objectivity of science. ~ I J Good,
2731:The supreme thing is worship. The attitude of worship is the attitude of a subject bent before the King... The fundamental thought is that of prostration, of bowing down. ~ G Campbell Morgan,
2732:While we remember that we are contending against brothers and fellow subjects, we must also remember that we are contending in this crisis for the fate of the British Empire. ~ John Burgoyne,
2733:A monarch frequently represents his subjects better that an elected assembly; and if he is a good judge of character he is likely to have more capable and loyal advisers. ~ William Ralph Inge,
2734:An object of art creates a public capable of finding pleasure in its beauty. Production, therefore, not only produces an object for the subject, but also a subject for the object. ~ Karl Marx,
2735:Art is the subjective, preferential treatment of certain elements of reality; it selects and resets, distributes light and shade, omits and underlines, softens and emphasises. ~ Egon Friedell,
2736:earthly order of events had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important ~ Charles Dickens,
2737:Every serious man in dealing with really serious subjects carefully avoids writing. ... There does not exist, nor will there ever exist, any writing of mine dealing with this subject. ~ Plato,
2738:France, after the month of May, will share trust with the current leadership of the United States which, on many subjects, has tended to take useful positions in our view. ~ Francois Hollande,
2739:Friendship is a form of love. In fact, you don't know how it starts or why. It is subject to the caprices of time. It can grow or die without a reason. It can last a lifetime. ~ Dacia Maraini,
2740:God’s unmerited favor is not a topic. It is not a teaching. GOD’S UNMERITED FAVOR IS THE GOSPEL! God’s unmerited favor is not a subject. It is a PERSON, AND HIS NAME IS JESUS. ~ Joseph Prince,
2741:Harry groaned, looking down. Divination was his least favorite subject, apart from Potions. Professor Trelawney kept predicting Harry’s death, which he found extremely annoying. ~ J K Rowling,
2742:Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit. ~ Aristotle,
2743:I'm using my own person in pieces, but I'm trying to turn my person into a nonperson in the sense of a person without will, without volition. I'm subjecting myself to a scheme. ~ Vito Acconci,
2744:It makes him hated above all things, as I have said, to be rapacious, and to be a violator of the property and women of his subjects, from both of which he must abstain. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
2745:Our manifest image, unlike the daisy’s ontology or Umwelt, really is manifest, really is subjective in a strong sense. It’s the world we live in, the world according to us. ~ Daniel C Dennett,
2746:Some books accrete things to themselves like a magnet. The writer risks sterility by subjecting the mysterious power of imagination to the devices of mere comprehension. ~ John Clellon Holmes,
2747:That which I think only according to the standard of my individuality is not binding on another; it can be conceived otherwise; it is an accidental, merely subjective view. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
2748:The ancients, by their system of colonization, made themselves friends all over the known world; the moderns have sought to make subjects, and therefore have made enemies. ~ Jean Baptiste Say,
2749:The education system should teach us about money; it's an incredibly big subject. I run into people all the time that don't have the first clue of what they should do about money. ~ Ben Stein,
2750:The human mind can hardly remain entirely free from bias, and decisive opinions are often formed before a thorough examination of a subject from all its aspects has been made. ~ H P Blavatsky,
2751:The thing about photography is, some people surround themselves with extremely strong subject matter. And unless you're a moron, you're going to get a really strong photograph. ~ Andy Summers,
2752:The trick,” she says, “is to find a new dream for the next part of your life. Then empty nest becomes a beginning, not an ending.” “I know.” I try to shift her off the subject. ~ Lisa Wingate,
2753:What does one discuss with widows?” he asked.
“No subject that could be considered sad, shocking, or inappropriately humorous.”
“That leaves me with nothing to say, then. ~ Lisa Kleypas,
2754:Whenever the subject of household chores came up—had come up—I'd say, "You wash and clean, and I'll keep the windmill oiled and the hogs fed." A cushy deal I had. Had had. ~ Richard Stevenson,
2755:Whichever way I turn, whatever phase of social life presents itself, the same conviction comes: Independent bread alone can redeem woman from her curse of subjection to man. ~ Susan B Anthony,
2756:Yet we ought to kill someone!' said the gentleman, immediately reverting to his former subject. 'I have been quite out of temper this morning and someone ought to die for it. ~ Susanna Clarke,
2757:You may not be able to convince everyone around you that you're doing the right thing, but you don't have to subject yourself to endless second-guessing from others, either. ~ Mallory Ortberg,
2758:Yukiko steered the subject away from sex as fast as she could. She was still occasionally woken by nightmares about the day her father had tried to sit her down for "the talk". ~ Jay Kristoff,
2759:A camera alone does not make a picture. To make a picture you need a camera, a photographer and above all a subject. It is the subject that determines the interest of the photograph. ~ Man Ray,
2760:A devotee should be fixed in the conclusion that, the spiritual master cannot be subject to criticism and should never be considered equal to a common man. ~ A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada,
2761:...all subjects do not reside in neat little compartments, but are continuous and inseparable from the one big subject we have been put on Earth to study, which is life itself. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
2762:all we want to see is the sculptured singer – alone, carrying all, sub-plot and sub-text, the physical autobiography; simultaneously, subjectively and objectively at the same time. ~ Morrissey,
2763:A photographer looks at everything, which is why he must look from beginning to end. Face the subject head-on, stay fixed, turn the entire body into an eye and face the world. ~ Shomei Tomatsu,
2764:Art is the uniting of the subjective with the objective,
of nature with reason, of the unconscious with the conscious, and
therefore art is the highest means of knowledge. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
2765:Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense. ~ Stephen Jay Gould,
2766:Even the indie rock world - which is supposed to be about truth and independence from corporate mindfulness or something - is totally subject to the paraphernalia of celebrity. ~ Justin Vernon,
2767:For the love of gain would reconcile the weaker to the dominion of the stronger, and the possession of capital enabled the more powerful to reduce the smaller towns to subjection. ~ Thucydides,
2768:Harvard has something that manages, I think, to provide a lot of options for students, but still fairly prescriptive about the kinds of subjects that the courses ought to cover. ~ Louis Menand,
2769:I feel that history is in many ways the most important of all subjects because it is about everything and because it's about who we are and how we came to be the way we are. ~ David McCullough,
2770:I have to conclude that fiction is better at “the truth” than a factual record. Why this should be so is a very large subject and one I don’t begin to understand. DORIS LESSING ~ Doris Lessing,
2771:I think one of the major things a director has to do is to know his subject matter, the subject matter of his script, know the truth and the reality of it. That's very important. ~ Robert Wise,
2772:It was evident that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified; and the subject haunted me. ~ Charles Darwin,
2773:Our psyche is set up in accord with the structure of the universe, and what happens in the macrocosm likewise happens in the infinitesimal and most subjective reaches of the psyche ~ Carl Jung,
2774:(Politeness is) a tacit agreement that people's miserable defects, whether moral or intellectual, shall on either side be ignored and not be made the subject of reproach. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
2775:She was over-sensitive, highly strung, afraid of people and life; her personality had been damaged by a sadistic mother who kept her in a permanent state of frightened subjection. ~ Anna Kavan,
2776:So that, upon the whole, there must be some kind of subjection due from every man to every man, which cannot be made void by any power, pre-eminence, or authority whatsoever.  ~ Jonathan Swift,
2777:That ere long, now that curiosity has been so much excited on this subject, some human remains will be detected in the older alluvium of European valleys, I confidently expect. ~ Charles Lyell,
2778:The laws of England will protect the rights of British subjects, and give a remedy for a grievance committed by one British subject upon another, in whatever country that may be done. ~ Bayley,
2779:There's nothing within science per se that says medical researchers must not experiment on human subjects; it is the imposition of ethical dogma that constrains the scientist. ~ Jonah Goldberg,
2780:The Word is formed only when it is performed; it exists in the world only when it is lived out by a subject who dwells fully in the world. Is this not the logic of incarnation? ~ Peter Rollins,
2781:This thing Allegiance, as I suppose,
Is a ring fitted in the subject's nose,
Whereby that organ is kept rightly pointed
To smell the sweetness of the Lord's anointed. ~ Ambrose Bierce,
2782:Those engaged in scientific researches constantly show us that they realize not less vividly, but more vividly, than others, the poetry of their subjects. —HERBERT SPENCER ~ Lindsey Fitzharris,
2783:We ought at least, from prudence, never to speak of ourselves, because that is a subject on which we may be sure that other people's views are never in accordance with our own. ~ Marcel Proust,
2784:Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment? ~ Franz Schubert,
2785:Also I can come up with new bits - people yell stuff out and it's a new subject or a subject that I've been thinking about that I haven't done onstage yet and I'll just run with it. ~ Joe Rogan,
2786:although we often succeed in teaching our pupils "subjects," we fail lamentably on the whole in teaching them how to think? They learn everything, except the art of learning. ~ Dorothy L Sayers,
2787:A man who wants the truth becomes a scientist; a man who wants to give free play to his subjectivity may become a writer; but what should a man do who wants something in between? ~ Robert Musil,
2788:An epic subject requires a writer of epic skill and scope, and we have a perfect pairing in Cleopatra and Stacy Schiff. Absorbing and illuminating, this new biography will endure. ~ Jon Meacham,
2789:Believe these truths as you believe any other statements, for the difference between ordinary faith and saving faith lies mainly in the subjects in which it is placed. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
2790:Do but observe our grim philosophers that are perpetually beating their brains on knotty subjects, and for the most part you'll find them grown old before they are scarcely young. And ~ Erasmus,
2791:For the love of gain would reconcile the weaker to the dominion of the stronger, and the possession of capital enabled the more powerful to reduce the smaller cities to subjection. ~ Thucydides,
2792:I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world. ~ Sophie Marceau,
2793:In Ashbury I am not a homeowner, not even a tenant – I’m a lodger, occupant of the small second bedroom in Cathy’s bland and inoffensive duplex, subject to her grace and favour. ~ Paula Hawkins,
2794:I need another drink!” I said as a second attempt to change the subject.
“Shots!” America yelled.
Shepley rolled his eyes. “Oh, yeah. That’s what you need, another shot. ~ Jamie McGuire,
2795:In literary art, as in the art of the architect, the painter, the musician, signs that the artist is thinking of his own achievement more than of his subject always offend me. ~ Herbert Spencer,
2796:In writing of Indian culture, I am highly conscious of my own subjectivity; arguably, there is more than one Indian culture, and certainly more than one view of Indian culture. ~ Shashi Tharoor,
2797:I thought of the structure as musical. The first piece, for instance, contains the names/subject matter of every person to come in the book. Like a piece of music with themes, etc. ~ Hilton Als,
2798:I've never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves - it's just a question of finding the subject. ~ Clint Eastwood,
2799:Like one who draws the model of a house beyond his power to build it who, half through, gives o'er, and leaves his part-created cost a naked subject to the weeping clouds. ~ William Shakespeare,
2800:Live with a man forty years. Share his house, his meals, speak on every subject. Then tie him up and hold him over the volcano's edge, and on that day, you will finally meet the man. ~ Xiang Yu,
2801:Narrow, yellow eyes with no visible pupils sparkled with merriment, but the sort of merriment that came from pulling the wings off flies or the arms off experimental subjects. ~ Richard A Knaak,
2802:Now, you listen, Alyssa Victoria Gardner. Normal is subjective. Don't ever let anyone tell you you're not normal. Because you are to me. And my opinion is all that matters. Got it? ~ A G Howard,
2803:Reality is neither the subject nor the object of true art which creates its own special reality having nothing to do with the average "reality" perceived by the communal eye. ~ Vladimir Nabokov,
2804:The American people, North and South, went into the [Civil] war as citizens of their respective states, they came out as subjects ... what they thus lost they have never got back. ~ H L Mencken,
2805:then recompose your shot, just place the focus point in the viewfinder on your subject, depress the shutter release button halfway until the camera chirps, and without letting up on ~ Anonymous,
2806:There is always room and occasion enough for a true book on any subject; as there is room for more light the brightest day and more rays will not interfere with the first. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
2807:There is no one who is without faults, and who is not in some way a burden to others, whether he is a superior or a subject, an old man or a young one, a scholar or a dunce. ~ Robert Bellarmine,
2808:The state, rather, is a parasitic institution that lives off the wealth of its subjects, concealing its anti-social, predatory nature beneath a public-interest veneer. ~ Llewellyn H Rockwell Jr,
2809:The subject of my work has a lot to do with general, artistic matters, questions like: What is creativity? Where do we come from? What are our motors? What is coincidence? What is logic? ~ Noto,
2810:The subject then of these chapters may be stated thus, - man's only righteousness is through the mercy of God in Christ, which being offered by the Gospel is apprehended by faith. ~ John Calvin,
2811:To a degree, literary taste is a subjective matter. One can admire a work of fiction without particularly enjoying it; one can dislike a novel even while appreciating its value. ~ Claire Messud,
2812:To become an academic expert takes years of studying. Academic experts are experts in how and what others have done. They use case studies and observation to understand a subject. ~ Simon Sinek,
2813:We can debate this or that aspect of climate change, but the reality is that most people now accept our climate is indeed subject to change as a result of greenhouse gas emissions. ~ Tony Blair,
2814:We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art. ~ Andy Warhol,
2815:What the Idaho Health Freedom Act says is that the citizens of our state won't be subject to another federal mandate or turn over another part of their life to government control. ~ Butch Otter,
2816:While it is emotion that gives an impulse to the landscape painter, it is his style that inspires the critic's praise, and his subject that inveigles the untutored beholder. ~ Walter J Phillips,
2817:All the enemies of Christ shall be made his footstool, either by humble submission and entire subjection to his will casting themselves down at his feet, or by utter destruction; ~ Matthew Henry,
2818:At bottom there is but one subject of study: the forms and metamorphoses of mind. All other subjects may be reduced to that; all other studies bring us back to this study. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel,
2819:At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior. ~ John Carmack,
2820: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 to be God-fearing and pious. ~ Aristotle,
2821:Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that. Reading is the creative center of a writer’s life. ~ Stephen King,
2822:Do not seek so anxiously to be developed, to subject yourself to many influences to be played on; it is all dissipation. Humility like darkness reveals the heavenly lights. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
2823:Every essay - the subject matter of every essay - is ultimately about the essayist; him or herself. That ultimately, every essayist is writing about his or her view of the world. ~ Alan Lightman,
2824:Every one knows that the exercise of military power is forever dangerous to civil rights; and we have had recent instances of violences that have been offer'd to private subjects. ~ Samuel Adams,
2825:Hamilton, [Melancton Smith] said, spoke ‘frequently, very long, and very vehemently,’ and ‘like publius,’ had ‘much to say’ that was ‘not very applicable to the subject’ at hand. ~ Pauline Maier,
2826:Hence anyone who is to listen intelligently to lectures about what is noble and just and, generally, about the subjects of political science must have been brought up in good habits. ~ Aristotle,
2827:How exactly was I supposed to bring the subject up? Oh, by the way, I’ve been having a little midnight fuck fest with your brother. Really didn’t think that would go over too well. ~ Helen Hardt,
2828:I'm a recovering drug addict, so it's not a subject that I take lightly, but I do agree that the criminalization of narcotics is the deliberate inhibition of human consciousness. ~ Russell Brand,
2829:I remember when I first got married, there was a certain amount of internet traffic on the subject of, "Who is this beard who is allegedly married to Ira Glass? Obviously, he's gay." ~ Ira Glass,
2830: the reaction is disproportionate to the objective danger because some intrapsychic conflict is involved. Thus the reaction is never disproportionate to the subjective threat. ~ Rollo May,
2831:It should be the aim of every photographer to make a single exposure that shows everything about the subject. I have been told that my portrait of Churchill is an example of this. ~ Yousuf Karsh,
2832:I've always felt you don't have to be completely detached, emotionally uninvolved to make precise observations. There's nothing wrong with feeling great empathy for your subjects. ~ Jane Goodall,
2833:I was scared to do anything in the studio because it felt so claustrophobic. I wanted to be somewhere where things could happen and the subject wasn't just looking back at you. ~ Annie Leibovitz,
2834:Live with a man 40 years. Share his house, his meals. Speak on every subject. Then tie him up, and hold him over the volcano's edge. And on that day, you will finally meet the man. ~ Joss Whedon,
2835:"Mansome" was one of those projects where it was a great change to do something fun and look at the subject in an engaging way. My next film is not going to be about pedicures. ~ Morgan Spurlock,
2836:Many things we do naturally become difficult only when we try to make them intellectual subjects. It is possible to know so much about a subject that you become totally ignorant. ~ Frank Herbert,
2837:Modern culture is constantly growing more objective. Its tissues grow more and more out of impersonal energies, and absorb less and less the subjective entirety of the individual. ~ Georg Simmel,
2838:Much of the self-righteous nonsense that abounds on so many subjects cannot stand up to three questions: (1) Compared to what? (2) At what cost? and (3) What are the hard facts?. ~ Thomas Sowell,
2839:Neither nature, experience, nor probability informs these lists of 'entitlements', which are subject to no constraints except those of the mind and appetite of their authors. ~ Jeane Kirkpatrick,
2840:Nobody is the author or producer of his own life story ... somebody began it and is its subject in the twofold sense, namely, its actor and sufferer ... but nobody is the author. ~ Hannah Arendt,
2841:No other profession is subject to the public contempt and derision that sometimes befalls lawyers. the bitter fruit of public incomprehension of the law itself and its dynamics. ~ Irving Kaufman,
2842:Normally it was not until the latter half of a course that Gold lost interest in his subject matter and starting disliking his students. This term it was happening at the outset. ~ Joseph Heller,
2843:One must go to America to understand what power material well-being exerts on political actions and even on opinions themselves, which ought to be subject only to reason. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville,
2844:Powerpoint presentations are a kind of theater, a kind of augmented stand-up. Too often it's a boring and tedious genre, and audiences are subjected to the bad as well as the good. ~ David Byrne,
2845:Since the object of our worship is the glorious and majestic God of heaven, when worship becomes empty, the problem lies somewhere with the subject (us), not the object (God). ~ Donald S Whitney,
2846:So love remains powerful, subjectively
powerful: one of those rare experiences where,
on the basis of chance inscribed in a moment,
you attempt a declaration of eternity. ~ Alain Badiou,
2847:tendency of those in power will always be to reduce their subjects to the extreme of weakness, for the weaker the oppressed, the less effort need be made to keep him in subjection. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
2848:The essential dilemma of education is to be found in the fact that the sort of man (or woman) who knows a given subject sufficiently well to teach it is usually unwilling to do so. ~ H L Mencken,
2849:The greater and the more obvious the lie, the more his subjects demonstrate their loyalty by accepting it, and the more they participate in the great sacral mystery of Kremlin p ~ Timothy Snyder,
2850:The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male; he is the active principle of culture, the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences. ~ Teresa de Lauretis,
2851:There are a lot of reasons horses don’t do what we’d like them to do. They have their own opinions and agenda. Like CB with his swish. They’re our partners not our subjects. ~ Barbara Morgenroth,
2852:There is something so ludicrous in promises of good or threats of evil a great way off as to render the whole subject with which they are connected easily turned into ridicule. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
2853:The subject may be crude and repulsive. Its expression is artistically modulated and balanced. This is style. This is art. This is the only thing that really matters in books. ~ Vladimir Nabokov,
2854:The subject of pain is the business I am in - to give meaning and shape to frustration and suffering. The existence of pain cannot be denied. I propose no remedies or excuses. ~ Louise Bourgeois,
2855:The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking, perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be. ~ Chuck Jones,
2856:The world is how we see the world. Some people see the world good, the other people see the world bad. Every person has an idea of the world with a subjective [viewpoint]. ~ Alejandro Jodorowsky,
2857:Uncle Vernon complained to Aunt Petunia. He liked to complain about things: people at work, Harry, the council, Harry, the bank, and Harry were just a few of his favorite subjects. ~ J K Rowling,
2858:When you put together deep knowledge about a subject that intensely matters to you, charisma happens. You gain courage to share your passion, and when you do that, folks follow. ~ Jerry I Porras,
2859:why should any independent, intelligent female choose to subject herself to the whims and tyrannies of a husband? I assure you, I have yet to meet a man as sensible as myself! ~ Elizabeth Peters,
2860:And therefore, Reader, I myself am the subject of my book: it is not reasonable that you should employ your leisure on a topic so frivolous and so vain. Therefore, Farewell. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
2861:As I take up my pen I feel myself so full, so equal to my subject, and see my book so clearly before me in embryo, I would almost like to try to say it all in a single word. ~ Georg C Lichtenberg,
2862:Emptiness is the pregnant void out of which all creation springs. But many of us fear emptiness. We prefer to remain...surrounded by things...we imagine are subject to our control. ~ Wayne Muller,
2863:Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic. ~ Raymond Chandler,
2864:Human beings have only that confusing mass of chemically driven neurological storage to rely on. They're all subjective and emotion-tinged. How can they trust any of their memories? ~ Dan Simmons,
2865:I could tell you that in my entire coaching career I have never talked to any player, staff member about football air pressure. That is not a subject that I have ever brought up. ~ Bill Belichick,
2866:If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect. ~ Richard M Nixon,
2867:I think a photograph, of whatever it might be - a landscape, a person - requires personal involvement. That means knowing your subject, not just snapping at whats in front of you. ~ Frans Lanting,
2868:I try to show the public that chemistry, biology, physics, astrophysics is life. It is not some separate subject that you have to be pulled into a corner to be taught about. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson,
2869:It's practically my subject, my theme: solitude and community; the weirdness and terrors of solitude: the stifling and consolations of community. Also, the consolations of solitude. ~ Derek Mahon,
2870:[Lord Brougham's writings on the bee's cell contain] as striking examples of bad reasoning as are often to be met with in writings related to mathematical subjects. ~ James Whitbread Lee Glaisher,
2871:Of all the subjects I have photographed, the most controversial and the one that has moved me the most has to be the prostitutes who are getting on in years. They are true survivors. ~ Maya Goded,
2872:Some people have subject matter expertise in one thing. Some people tend to be creative but not reliable, and others are reliable but not creative. Everybody has different dimensions. ~ Ray Dalio,
2873:That is the way the leaves fall round an autumn  tree; it is unaware of it, rain runs down it, it is subjected to sun or frost and life slowly retreats. It does not die. It waits. ~ Hermann Hesse,
2874:The brain process that results in a joke materializing where no joke was before remains a mystery. I'm not aware of any scholarly, scientific or neurological studies on the subject. ~ Dick Cavett,
2875:The dialectical nature of philosophical inquiry exerts general pressure to psychologize evidence, and so distance it from the non-psychological subject matter of the inquiry. ~ Timothy Williamson,
2876:The people who do make big discoveries are the ones who somehow manage to free themselves from conventional ways of thinking and to see the subject from a new perspective. ~ Anthony James Leggett,
2877:The precise instant of creation is when you choose the subject. (meaning that the essential thing occurs at the moment when he, the photographer, meets the reality he wishes to capture. ~ Brassai,
2878:The Queen has done all she could on the dreadful subject of vivisection, and hopes that Mr. Gladstone will speak strongly against such a practice which is a disgrace to humanity. ~ Queen Victoria,
2879:There is scarcely a subject that cannot be mathematically treated and the effects calculated or the results determined beforehand from the available theoretical and practical data. ~ Nikola Tesla,
2880:The very nature of the objective universe turns any spiritual faith and ideals into courageous acts of subjectivity, constantly vulnerable to intellectual negation. ~ Richard Tarnas,
2881:Thinkers are scarce as gold; but he whose thoughts embrace all his subject, and who pursues it uninterruptedly and fearless of consequences, is a diamond of enormous size. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater,
2882:Those who wants to be loved, must want the freedom of the other, because love emerges from it, if I subject it, it becomes an object, and from an object I can not receive love. ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
2883:Unless our laboratory results are to give us artificialities, mere scientific curiosities, they must be subjected to interpretation by gradual re-approximation to conditions of life. ~ John Dewey,
2884:Winwood Reade is good upon the subject," said Holmes. "He remarks that, while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle,
2885:You know how it is when you go to be the subject of a psychology experiment and nobody else shows up and you think maybe that's part of the experiment? I'm like that all the time. ~ Steven Wright,
2886: 1183
Warm in her Hand these accents lie
Warm in her Hand these accents lie
While faithful and afar
The Grace so awkward for her sake
Its fond subjection wear ~ Emily Dickinson,
2887:At university, I had been obsessed with reading about the lives of Rimbaud and Baudelaire, and I was steeped in the crazy poets, and I came to view my early subjects through that prism. ~ Iggy Pop,
2888:Beyond manipulation itself there was no object or subject of politics. There was only the darkness that is consummate when gifted minds such as Schmitt’s cloak evil with unreason. ~ Timothy Snyder,
2889:But I don't actually adopt the point of view that our subjective impression of free will, which is a kind of indeterminacy behavior, comes from quantum mechanical indeterminacy. ~ Murray Gell Mann,
2890:By virtue of the Deity thought renews itself inexhaustibly every day and the thing whereon it shines, though it were dust and sand, is a new subject with countless relations. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
2891:Cynicism is something that is part of the media production of a certain type of subjectivity or consciousness that is passive and disempowered, cynical, fatalistic, pessimistic. ~ Daniel Pinchbeck,
2892:Discussions without end have been devoted to the subject of peace, and the efforts to obtain a general and lasting peace have been frequent through many years of world history. ~ George C Marshall,
2893:Exchange information, learn to talk sensibly about any subject, learn to express your thoughts, accept new ones, examine them, analyze. Think objectively. Think toward the future. ~ Anne McCaffrey,
2894:for the present we may groupe the sciences into Professorships as follows, subject however to be changed according to the qualifications of the persons we may be able to engage. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2895:God and Goddess. Purusha and Prakriti. Observer and observation. Subject and object. That’s what it is. Not this, not that; this too, that too. That’s who we are. Tat tvam asi. ~ Devdutt Pattanaik,
2896:How can one scandalize a maitre d’hotel? Such a man has seen it all before. And if one did succeed in subjecting him to scandal, I don’t believe his face would express his condition. ~ R A MacAvoy,
2897:I encourage playfulness and experimentation with both the camera and subject matter. Sometimes there is an obvious perspective, but it is important never to be satisfied with that. ~ Michael Kenna,
2898:[I]f God as a subject is the determined, while the quality, the predicate, is determining, then in truth the rank of the godhead is due not to the subject, but to the predicate. ~ Ludwig Feuerbach,
2899:I hate having to do small talk. I'd rather talk about deep subjects. I'd rather talk about meditation, or the world, or the trees or animals, than small, inane, you know, banter. ~ Ellen DeGeneres,
2900:I search for the realness, the real feeling of a subject, all the texture around it... I always want to see the third dimension of something... I want to come alive with the object. ~ Andrew Wyeth,
2901:I surrendered my beliefs
and found myself at the tree of life
injecting my story into the veins of leaves
only to find that stories like forests
are subject to seasons ~ Saul Williams,
2902:it is the vibrational essence of the subject of your attention that is attracted. That which you really, really want, you get—and that which you really, really do not want, you get. ~ Esther Hicks,
2903:I will not waste it arguing about the merits of this short story or that poem. Why would I, when all such opinions are subjective, and no final resolution can ever be reached?” Some ~ Stephen King,
2904:I would agree with [criminal suspects being subjected to a DNA test after arrest]...if that's one step closer to finding out who has (committed a crime), then I think we should do it. ~ Erin Brady,
2905:like qualitative and quantitative research, historical references, and subject matter interviews — help UX designers to discover unique problems for a specific set of target customers. ~ Anonymous,
2906:Look at the subject as if you have never seen it before. Examine it from every side. Draw its outline with your eyes or in the air with your hands, and saturate yourself with it. ~ John Baldessari,
2907:The extremity of this bondage is that it is only as a worker that he continues to maintain himself as a physical subject, and that it is only as a physical subject that he is a worker. ~ Karl Marx,
2908:The idea that any photography can't be personal is madness! I see something; it goes through my eye, brain, heart, guts; I choose the subject. What could be more personal than that? ~ Cornell Capa,
2909:The rights of the people to the exercise and fruits of their own industry can never be protected against the selfishness of rulers not subject to their control at short periods. ~ Thomas Jefferson,
2910:…the subject is so important, and with such vast implications for society… The damage that psychopaths do to the global economy, and human civilization in general, is incalculable. ~ Robert D Hare,
2911:What we do with our lives largely depends on the philosophy of life we have subjected our lives to as a way of living life, and which controls, move and directs our lives! ~ Ernest Agyemang Yeboah,
2912:When a man rises and says, “I believe the Bible” and then ignores the teachings of the Bible on his own pet subjects, he is rejecting the Word more insidiously than outright disbelief. ~ A W Tozer,
2913:Within speech, words are subject to a kind of relation that is independent of the first and based on their linkage: these are syntagmatic relations, of which I have spoken. ~ Ferdinand de Saussure,
2914:Actually, each mental image of the world system is and remains limited, objectively by the historical situation and subjectively by its author's physical and mental constitution. ~ Friedrich Engels,
2915:Are there books about us or something?” This makes Pressia angry - the idea that this world is a subject of study, a story, instead of filled with real people, trying to survive. ~ Julianna Baggott,
2916:Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs. ~ Phyllis Schlafly,
2917:But what is the self? Experientially, the self is an inner and subjective figure or center that feels powerful, numinous, and complete in itself. ~ Jeffrey Raff, Jung and the Alchemical Imagination,
2918:By reflecting a little on this subject I am almost convinced that those numberless small Circuses we see on the moon are the works of the Lunarians and may be called their Towns. ~ William Herschel,
2919:Class is entirely intangible, and the way it affects things isn't subject to scientific analysis, and it's not supposed to be real but it's pervasive and powerful. See; just like magic. ~ Jo Walton,
2920:Every one knows that the exercise of military power is forever dangerous to civil rights; and we have had recent instances of violences that have been offer'd to private subjects.... ~ Samuel Adams,
2921:Exchange information, learn to speak sensibly about any subject, learn to express your thoughts, accept new ones, examine them, analyze. Think objectively. Think toward the future. ~ Anne McCaffrey,
2922:His daughter, as part of himself, came within the normal range of his solicitude; but she was an outlying region, a subject province; and Mr. Orme's was a highly centralized polity. ~ Edith Wharton,
2923:I’m sorry to say that people have written fifty or sixty books about me. I haven’t read a single one of them, since I know too much of the subject, and I’m sick and tired of it. ~ Jorge Luis Borges,
2924:in order to find truth, one must be ready to give up those subjective preferences in favor of objective facts. And facts are best discovered through logic, evidence, and science. ~ Norman L Geisler,
2925:In this, photography is the same thing as love. When my gaze, diving into the sea as my subject, converges with the act of photography, hot sparks fly at the point of intersection. ~ Shomei Tomatsu,
2926:I thought it was a huge conflict of interest to be the director and the subject - it's very sketchy territory to be in. I've seen what's happened to other directors who have done that. ~ Aaron Rose,
2927:[...] it is rare for a
man who teaches to know his subject thoroughly;
for if he studies it as he ought, he has in most
cases no time left in which to teach it. [...] ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
2928:it’s so normal now that people take selfies during school shootings. And the selfie is our time’s operation par excellence by which the deteriorating modern subject reintegrates itself. ~ Anonymous,
2929:It was a dream world, a kind of Alice in Wonderland, with its kings and queens, princes and princesses, and our millions of loyal subjects. But it wasn't real, and it couldn't last. ~ Sylvia Sidney,
2930:lo·cus clas·si·cus   n. (pl.lo·ci clas·si·ci) a passage considered to be the best known or most authoritative on a particular subject.  Latin, literally 'classical place'. ~ Oxford University Press,
2931:Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity. ~ Hannah Arendt,
2932:Men being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent. ~ John Locke,
2933:Nobody is the author or producer of his own life story ... somebody began it and is its subject in the twofold sense, namely, its actor and sufferer ... but nobody is the author ... ~ Hannah Arendt,
2934:Of course now we know that couldn't be further from the truth, that the subjects that keep young people's options open and unlock doors to all sorts of careers are the Stem subjects. ~ Nicky Morgan,
2935:One of the most important things as a writing instructor is to provide a lot of different entry points to subjects. To not impose your own personal experience as the One True Way. ~ Jeff VanderMeer,
2936:On one hand you want to see your subject well. On the other hand, you want to be caught off guard to retain the spontaneity. If you know your subject too well you stop seeing it. ~ Harold Feinstein,
2937:People who ponder too much about the subject of enlightenment don't progress very fast. It is interesting to know it's there, but you can't know what it's like until you get there. ~ Frederick Lenz,
2938:Put simply, the subjects’ faith in research data was not predicated on an objective appraisal of the research methodology, but on whether the results validated their pre-existing views. ~ Anonymous,
2939:Religions of hope and love are a luxury of security and order; the need for striking fear into a subject or rebellious people made most primitive religions cults of mystery and dread. ~ Will Durant,
2940:Some people might think that the paintings are involved with a mythic - not just subject matter - but a certain sort of physical space that the paintings personages. ~ Julian Schnabel,
2941:tell my students that nothing wonderful, I’m talking really fantastic, will happen without taking a risk and subjecting yourself to rejection. Serendipity is a function of courage. ~ Scott Galloway,
2942:The computer was, to the best of my feelings about the subject, not thinking like a mathematician, and it was much more successful, because it was thinking not like a mathematician. ~ Kenneth Appel,
2943:The discussion of prayer is so great that it requires the Father to reveal it, His firstborn Word to teach it, and the Spirit to enable us to think and speak rightly of so great a subject. ~ Origen,
2944:The Gita itself values subjectivity: after concluding his counsel, Krishna tells Arjuna to reflect on what has been said, and then do as he feels (yatha-ichasi-tatha-kuru). Even ~ Devdutt Pattanaik,
2945:The main obstacle is that subjective confidence is determined by the coherence of the story one has constructed, not by the quality and amount of the information that supports it. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
2946:The public relations counsel must deal with the fact that persons who have little knowledge of a subject almost invariably form definite and positive judgments upon that subject. ~ Edward L Bernays,
2947:The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects. ~ Jean Piaget,
2948:Transient bodies are only subject to destruction through their substance and not through their form, nor can the essence of their form be destroyed; in this respect they are permanent. ~ Maimonides,
2949:What I hope I would do is something new, but I still love print. I love to touch paper. I'm not sure if I will ever do a magazine again, but I have plenty of ideas on the subject. ~ Carine Roitfeld,
2950:Where it is a general rule that it is wrong to gratify lovers, this can be attributed to the defects of those who make that rule: the government's lust for rule and the subjects' cowardice. ~ Plato,
2951:You must consider, when reading this treatise, that mental perception, because connected with matter, is subject to conditions similar to those to which physical perception is subject. ~ Maimonides,
2952:Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too. ~ Ninon de L Enclos,
2953:Among human beings, the subjection of women is much more complete at a certain level of civilization than it is among savages. And the subjection is always reinforced by morality. ~ Bertrand Russell,
2954:Anyone can ride a bike," Jack said. "Even an elf." The corner of his mouth went up in amusement. "She can ramble through the grove, her natural habitat, and visit her animal subjects. ~ Marta Acosta,
2955:Besides, I believe that older people who have scarcely anything to lose ought to be willing to speak out in behalf of those who are young and are subject to much greater restraint. ~ Walter Isaacson,
2956:Crooks avoided the whole subject now. “Maybe you guys better go,” he said. “I ain’t sure I want you in here no more. A colored man got to have some rights even if he don’t like ’em. ~ John Steinbeck,
2957:Gilmartins voice is angelic, but her lyrical subjects are often serious and slightly sad. The conflict of the beauty of her voice and the sadness of her lyrics makes for great music! ~ Jeff Belanger,
2958:Human life consists of doing certain things ... to take part in the life of the community; to be able to talk about subjects that interest me and there freedom of speech comes into it. ~ Amartya Sen,
2959:In just 200 million years, possibly less, the Earth was essentially formed, though still molten and subject to constant bombardment from all the debris that remained floating about. At ~ Bill Bryson,
2960:Intellectual adherence is never owed to anything whatsoever, for it is never in any degree a voluntary thing. Attention alone is voluntary. It alone forms the subject of an obligation. ~ Simone Weil,
2961:It's better to be talked about than to be forgotten. (In other words, if you are the subject of gossip or speculation, enjoy it! Don't let someone else's negative energy control you!). ~ Robin Meade,
2962:It's much different today than it was during the Cold War. The CIA is not the subject of many books anymore. But that might change, because of international terrorism and Red China. ~ Nelson DeMille,
2963:I was just sitting on the train, just staring out the window at some cows. It was not the most inspiring subject. When all of a sudden the idea of Harry just appeared in my mind's eye. ~ J K Rowling,
2964:Let it be known that this is the true Church, in which there is confession and penance and which takes a health-promoting care of the sins and wounds to which the weak flesh is subject. ~ Lactantius,
2965:Let’s consider the subject exhausted except for choosing the wedding gift. Something tasteful with poison in it, perhaps. Although I can’t think which of them deserves it the more. ~ Dorothy Dunnett,
2966:May God be pleased to give me His light, that I may speak profitably of this; for I have great need of it while treating of a night so dark and speaking of a subject so difficult.5 ~ Juan de la Cruz,
2967:MEN being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent. ~ John Locke,
2968:Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer. ~ Peter Drucker,
2969:Part of what makes a revolution such a fascinating subject to study is the arrival of the moment when neutrality is no longer an option. Like it or not, a person has to choose. ~ Nathaniel Philbrick,
2970:People assume 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 timey wimey stuff ~ Steven Moffat,
2971:Pour respecter un individu, ne faut-il pas croire en l'importance de la subjectivité, cette liberté légitime que nous portons en nous et qui nous donne le droit de nous exprimer. ~ Tahar Ben Jelloun,
2972:The British are absolutely hung up on class, and whenever they start to really - class for the English is like sex for Americans: They start to shake all over when the subject comes up. ~ Gore Vidal,
2973:The idea of the walls of monastery was to keep everybody else out because you wanted to develop a certain type of life. Most people in the world had different ideas on the subject. ~ Frederick Lenz,
2974:The left-hand path adept seeks to liberate him/herself from passive subjection to the illusory nature of Maya, thus freeing the consciousness from the binds of self-created delusion. ~ Zeena Schreck,
2975:The sense that we are unified subjects is a fiction, produced by a multitude of separate processes and structures of which we are not aware and over which we exert no conscious control. ~ Sam Harris,
2976:This boldness in telling the truth overshadows sport greatly. You couldn't get Joe Frazier or no boxer on this show and get interest in a subject like this. He couldn't talk about it. ~ Muhammad Ali,
2977:This could be the cause of all modern neurosis . . . [;] the fact that we have no immovable identity, no hard facts. That everything we know as foundational truth is subject to change. ~ Dave Eggers,
2978:This was a "bad" example for U.S. slaves. Haiti was subjected to an embargo from the United States, which, along with many other countries, refused to recognize this new republic. ~ Edwidge Danticat,
2979:To present a scientific subject in an attractive and stimulating manner is an artistic task, similar to that of a novelist or even a dramatic writer. The same holds for writing textbooks. ~ Max Born,
2980:Understanding like the eye; whilst it makes us see and perceive all things, takes no notice of itself; and it requires art and pains to set it at a distance and make it its own subject. ~ John Locke,
2981:We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn't, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing. ~ Helen Frankenthaler,
2982:When I was still in my psychiatric residency training in New York City, I was subjected to the doctor draft of that time, during the early fifties, at the time of the Korean War. ~ Robert Jay Lifton,
2983:All suggested accounts of the origin of the solar system are subject to serious objections. The conclusion in the present state of the subject would be that the system cannot exist. ~ Harold Jeffreys,
2984:being constantly subjected to tests of his persistence and courage. So he could not be hasty, nor impatient. If he pushed forward impulsively, he would fail to see the signs and omens. ~ Paulo Coelho,
2985:Class is entirely intangible, and the way it affects things isn’t subject to scientific analysis, and it’s not supposed to be real but it’s pervasive and powerful. See; just like magic. W ~ Jo Walton,
2986:clearly discover the origin of life-rents, annuities, tontines, and government securities; but the further illustration of this subject I shall leave to those who may wish to employ their ~ Anonymous,
2987:Do you think she was like that?”
“I’ve found it is helpful when talking to use actual subjects and context so your listener can understand what, exactly, you are trying to convey. ~ Kiersten White,
2988:Everyone has been to school. Everyone has a sense of classroom dynamics and politics, regardless of subject matter. And if you've lived long enough, everyone hits a big life transition. ~ Tommy Dewey,
2989:I am subject to very powerful lows. When you have highs, you have terrible lows. When you pinpoint that you are responsible for everything that happens to you, it is very frightening. ~ Jeanne Moreau,
2990:I bless the gods for not letting my education in rhetoric, poetry, and other literary studies come easily to me, and thereby sparing me from an absorbing interest in these subjects. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
2991:Il n'y a pas d'autre univers qu'un univers humain, l'univers de la subjectivite humaine. There is no other universe except the human universe, the universe of human subjectivity. ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
2992:In practice a photographer does not concern himself with philosophical issues while working; he makes photographs, working with subject matter that he thinks will make the pictures. ~ John Szarkowski,
2993:"It forms, as it were, the centre of the field of consciousness; and, in so far as this comprises the empirical personality, the ego is the subject of all personal acts of consciousness." ~ Carl Jung,
2994:I think there are certain subjects I don't want to tackle, that I don't think I could do a good job with. I don't think I'd be good with... broad comedy? I don't know. Maybe I would. ~ John Carpenter,
2995:It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible. ~ Aristotle,
2996:It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits, and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible. ~ Bob Burg,
2997:It's necessary to respect all other ways and other teachings on the subject because even though they may not make a lot of sense to us, they might to someone else. Who are we to say? ~ Frederick Lenz,
2998:It were better for a man to be subject to any vice than to drunkenness; for all other vanities and sins are recovered, but a drunkard will never shake off the delight of beastliness. ~ Walter Raleigh,
2999:I was a countryman and a father before I was a writer on political subjects... Born and bred up in the sweet air myself, I was resolved that my children should be bred up in it too. ~ William Cobbett,
3000:Literature is capable of being a subject that people want to catch up on or discuss, whether at a coffee shop or a watercooler. It can become an intrinsic part of their dialogue. ~ Mark Z Danielewski,
3001:Pantagruel was telling me that he believed the queen had given the symbolic word used among her subjects to denote sovereign good cheer, when she said to her tabachins, A panacea. ~ Francois Rabelais,
3002:So where it is a general rule that it is wrong to gratify lovers, this can be attributed to the defects of those who make that rule: the government's lust for rule and the subjects' cowardice ~ Plato,
3003:Subjective time flows forward, the phenomenal self is embedded into this flow, an inner history unfolds. That it is why it is not a bubble, but a tunnel: There is movement in time. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
3004:The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself. ~ Queen Victoria,
3005:The reason for this was not that the subject was simple enough to be explained without mathematics, but rather that it was much too involved to be fully accessible to mathematics. ~ Erwin Schr dinger,
3006:The situation in India is worse. Nepotism has become endemic and a part of the ruling class is criminal. Nearly one-third of all parliamentarians are the subjects of criminal proceedings. ~ Anonymous,
3007:The subjectivity of consciousness is an irreducible feature of reality, and it must occupy as fundamental a place in any credible world view as matter, energy, space, time and numbers. ~ Thomas Nagel,
3008:The subject of drama is The Lie. At the end of the drama THE TRUTH -- which has been overlooked, disregarded, scorned, and denied -- prevails. And that is how we know the Drama is done. ~ David Mamet,
3009:Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The government should deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrasing Amendment. ~ George Will,
3010:A man who dominates is a man who does not love. He has a tremendous animal vitality, a force, which conquers. He conquers, people are subjected by him, but he neither loves nor understands ~ Ana s Nin,
3011:Anger is just fear, brought to the boil. And the thing about scared people is, whenever you ask them for advice, on whatever subject, they only ever have one thing to say to you: "Run. ~ Caitlin Moran,
3012:Be easy and condescending in your deportment to your officers, but not too familiar, lest you subject yourself to a want of respect, which is necessary to support a proper command. ~ George Washington,
3013:Conscious experience as such is an exclusively internal affair: Once all functional properties of your brain are fixed, the character of subjective experience is determined as well. ~ Thomas Metzinger,
3014:Ethics is an objective science, one that seeks to determine concrete standards of right and wrong. Values, on the other hand, refers to preferences. They are, in large measure, subjective. ~ Anonymous,
3015:Fiction keeps its audience by retaining the world as its subject matter. People like the world. Many people actually prefer it to art and spend their days by choice in the thick of it. ~ Annie Dillard,
3016:Garments that have once one rent in them are subject to be torn on every nail, and glasses that are once cracked are soon broken; such is man's good name once tainted with just reproach. ~ Joseph Hall,
3017:I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about. ~ H P Lovecraft,
3018:…inebriation brings about for an hour or two a state of subjective idealism, pure phenomenalism; everything is reduced to appearances and exists only as a function of our sublime self. ~ Marcel Proust,
3019:In her religious role, the Queen is head of the Church of England, but in her civic role she cares for all her subjects, and no one is better at making everyone she meets feel valued. ~ Jonathan Sacks,
3020:It is an anomaly that information, the one thing most necessary to our survival as choosers of our own way, should be a commodity subject to the same merchandising rules as chewing gum. ~ A J Liebling,
3021:Nothing is important save the spiritual state that enables one to subjectify one's thoughts to a sensation and to think only of the sensation, all the while searching to express it. ~ Edouard Vuillard,
3022:offence, since you show your subjects that you distrust them, either as doubting their courage, or as doubting their fidelity, each of which imputations begets hatred against you. ~ Niccol Machiavelli,
3023:Slavery does not merely mean a legalised form of subjection.
It means a state of society in which some men are forced to accept from others the purposes which control their conduct. ~ B R Ambedkar,
3024:So where it is a general rule that it is wrong to gratify lovers, this can be attributed to the defects of those who make that rule: the government's lust for rule and the subjects' cowardice. ~ Plato,
3025:The freedom to be cruel is one of journalism’s uncontested privileges, and the rendering of subjects as if they were characters in bad novels is one of its widely accepted conventions. ~ Janet Malcolm,
3026:While analyzing some already-existing opinions on the subject, he also expressed his own view. The main thing was the tone of the article and its remarkably unexpected conclusion. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
3027:White Punjabis like Nicholson often took a close and continuing interest in a servant or subordinate, but other ‘subjects’ were usually ignored and no ‘subject’ was seen as an equal. ~ Rajmohan Gandhi,
3028:6and formed us into a kingdom [as His subjects], jpriests to His God and Father—to Him be the glory and the power and the majesty and the dominion forever and ever. Amen. [Ex 19:6; Is 61:6] ~ Anonymous,
3029:After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore did not pursue this subject. However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974 the first experiments were done in the ISR. ~ Simon van der Meer,
3030:All I want to do, is write rock and roll that you could listen to as you got older, and it wouldn't lose anything; it would be timeless, in the subject matter and the literacy of the lyrics. ~ Lou Reed,
3031:Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with. The cure for apathy is comprehension. ~ John Dos Passos,
3032:A prerequisite for a successful scientific career is an enthusiastic willingness to pore through the minutiae of subjects that 99.9 percent of Earth's population find screamingly dull. ~ Charles C Mann,
3033:Bear in mind that the feeling is the touchstone of all subconscious demonstration. Your new idea must be felt subjectively in a finished state—not in the future—but as now coming about. ~ Joseph Murphy,
3034:But, regardless of that subject, Jones managed to go from it to a theory that was all his own—that the teeth of Jews and Negroes proved beyond question that both groups were degenerate. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
3035:Everybody is afraid to touch the topic of religion, especially with the extreme muslims. It's such a touchy subject. You can attack any other religion and nothing bad will come about. ~ Charlie Benante,
3036:Every culture is to be transformed and made subject to Christ through redeemed men, all for the glory of God. Matt. 28:18-20; 1 Cor. 9:19-23; 1 Cor. 10: 32-33; Rev. 21:24, 26; Ps. 72:10-11. ~ Anonymous,
3037:For a subject worked and reworked so often in novels, motion pictures, and television, American Indians remain probably the least understood and most misunderstood Americans of us all. ~ John F Kennedy,
3038:Freedom of the will is a metaphysical question outside the scope of this book; but considered as a subjective datum of experience, 'free will' is the awareness of alternative choices. ~ Arthur Koestler,
3039:If you are a friend of the Constitution as I am, I hope you will consider engaging me in the topics of my posts whether you agree or disagree with my position on a particular subject. ~ John Jay Hooker,
3040:I know of no more important subject to the peace of Europe and the world than the reasonable reduction of armaments, especially in Europe, and of naval armaments throughout the world. ~ Frank B Kellogg,
3041:it's not possible for people like you and me to become revolutionaries. Tyrants have to be deposed by subjects who have broken, whose nerves snap under tyranny, who are seized by frenzy. ~ Rebecca West,
3042:Literature is that neuter, that composite, that oblique into which every subject escapes, the trap where all identity is lost, beginning with the very identity of the body that writes. ~ Roland Barthes,
3043:Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it's a subject below their social standing. ~ Robert Kiyosaki,
3044:My photographs are subjective and personal-they’r e intended to be accessible, to relate to people’s lives... People-their well-being and survival-are the crux of what’s important to me. ~ Roy DeCarava,
3045:No doubt about it, I was a mess. I needed to go and lie down in a darkened room until my body decided to let me off the hook for the abuse I’d subjected it to over the past couple of days. ~ Mike Carey,
3046:One’s relation to one’s house, in other words, is hardly a relation between a pure subject and a pure object—between an active intelligence, or mind, and a purely passive chunk of matter. ~ David Abram,
3047:On the way back they sang a number of tuneful and reflective songs on the subjects of peace, justice, morality, culture, sport, family life and the obliteration of all other life forms. ~ Douglas Adams,
3048:Soros regards himself as more a philosopher than a hit man. His book The Alchemy of Finance (1987) begins with a bold critique of the fundamental assumptions of economics as a subject, ~ Niall Ferguson,
3049:strict mathematical form, with propositions, proofs, corollaries, lemmas, scholiums, and the like. However, the subject matter of metaphysics and of morals is not very satisfactorily ~ Mortimer J Adler,
3050:The difference between mind and brain is that brain deals only with memorized, subjective, special-case experiences and objective experiments, while mind extracts and employs the ~ R Buckminster Fuller,
3051:The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
3052:The overall subject of our dreams is, ultimately, the inner process of individuation. Most dreams, in one way or another, are portrayals of our individual journeys toward wholeness. ~ Robert A. Johnson,
3053:The secret for an artist is to make that a subject and not bang your head against the wall and give up. But to turn it into and treat the new subject matter, which is one's own vanishing. ~ Clive James,
3054:Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait 'til the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light. ~ Isaac Newton,
3055:Well, you can’t have too much conscience about things!” said Gladys. “Or else you’ll never stop worrying!” And that, I’m afraid, was the extent of our moral agonies. Subject closed. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert,
3056:We nearly always make ourselves masters of those whom we know well, because he who is thoroughly understood is in some sense subject to those who understand him. ~ Madeleine de Souvre marquise de Sable,
3057:What makes a person a person? What combination of memory, history, imagination, experience, subjectivity, genetic substance, and that ineffable thing called the soul makes us who we are? ~ Dani Shapiro,
3058:You both think I know not what,' said I. 'Have the goodness to make me as little the subject of your mutual talk and thoughts as possible. I have my own sort of life apart from yours. ~ Charlotte Bront,
3059:And therefore, Reader, I myself am the subject of my book: it is not reasonable that you should employ your leisure on a topic so frivolous and so vain.

Therefore, Farewell: ~ Michel de Montaigne,
3060:A wise prince will seek means by which his subjects will always and in every possible condition of things have need of his government, and then they will always be faithful to him. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
3061:[Eva Braun] loved [Adolf Hitler]. She would have done that had she been able to spend 10 minutes with him. She endured a lot on his behalf, there's a great deal on that subject to be said. ~ Gretl Braun,
3062:Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. ~ Diego Rivera,
3063:Fame is a very good thing to have in the house, but cash is more convenient, so I wish to take the sense of the meeting on this important subject," said Jo, calling a family council. ~ Louisa May Alcott,
3064:Forgiveness wasn’t ever easy, but a feat much more manageable when you weren’t the subject of its grace. Maybe I’d always be a broken recipient of grace. And in that musing, I found rest. ~ Rachael Wade,
3065:Gentlemen don’t ask women impertinent questions about delicate subjects…… And they never, ever use crude expressions in mixed company. Not unless they’re ready to face the consequences. ~ Beth Fantaskey,
3066:Great collections of books are subject to certain accidents besides the damp, the worms, and the rats; one not less common is that of the borrowers, not to say a word of the purloiners ~ Isaac D Israeli,
3067:Here is the primary means of training yourself: as soon as you leave in the morning, subject whatever you see or hear to close study. Then formulate answers as if they were posing questions. ~ Epictetus,
3068:He (The warden) was painfully afraid of a disagreement with any person in any subject....he felt horror at the thought of being made the subject of common gossip and public criticism. ~ Anthony Trollope,
3069:I don't want to govern the Palestinians. I don't want them as subjects of Israel or as citizens of Israel. I want them to have their own independent state but a demilitarized state. ~ Benjamin Netanyahu,
3070:...I feel most deeply that the whole subject is too profound for the human intellect. A dog might as well speculate on the mind of Newton.— Let each man hope & believe what he can.— ~ Charles Darwin,
3071:If one is able to understand that bodily form is impermanent and [subject to] destruction, if one is able to understand this truth and contemplate it, then craving for bodily form will depart. ~ An layo,
3072:I'm lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home. ~ Cathy Guisewite,
3073:I started being me about the songs, not writing objectively, but subjectively. I think it was Dylan who helped me realize that - not by any discussion or anything, but by hearing his work. ~ John Lennon,
3074:I think horror should have occult elements, not as its subject but as its ambition. It is a machine that destroys illusion. I, of course, never achieve this, but I always act as if I can. ~ Tony Burgess,
3075:Learn to distinguish what you can and can't control. Within our control are our own opinions, aspirations, desires and the things that repel us. They are directly subject to our influence. ~ Epictetus,
3076:L'homme n'est qu'un sujet plein d'erreur, naturelle et ineffa c° able sans la gra" ce. Man is nothing but a subject full of natural error that cannot be eradicated except through grace. ~ Blaise Pascal,
3077:Not only are squats not bad for the knees, every legitimate research study on this subject has shown that squats improve knee stability and therefore help reduce the risk of injuries. ~ Charles Poliquin,
3078:Our mind is always subject to being distracted by thoughts of what happened in the past and ideas of what could happen in the future, but the living experience is what is happening NOW. ~ Sakyong Mipham,
3079:...small too even the longest fame thereafter, which is itself subject to a succession of little men who quickly die, and have no knowledge of themselves, let alone of those long dead. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
3080:The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. ~ Sun Tzu,
3081:The confusion between temperament and character has had serious consequences for ethical theory. Preferences with regard to differences in temperament are mere matters of subjective taste. ~ Erich Fromm,
3082:There is danger that totalitarian governments, not subject to vigorous popular debate, will underestimate the will and unity of democratic societies where vital interests are concerned. ~ John F Kennedy,
3083:The struggle against subjectivism was the attempt to avoid the charge of what was then called "idealism" or "nihilism", i.e., that we know nothing more than our own representations. ~ Frederick C Beiser,
3084:This wasn’t the first time I’d been pulled out of bed for a crucial mission. It was, however, the first time I’d been subjected to such a personal line of questioning. “Are you a virgin? ~ Richelle Mead,
3085:To write for PC reasons, because you think you ought to be dealing with this subject, is never going to yield anything that is really going to matter to anyone else. It has to matter to you. ~ Rita Dove,
3086:What is especially irritating about the whole abortion debate is the way the subject has been used as a political football by those on both the right and the left of the political aisle. ~ Chuck Baldwin,
3087:You don't like Blue, do you?"
"No," Mira said, caught off guard by the change of subject.
"I was worried he was doing his knight-in-tarnished-armor thing and it was winning you over. ~ Sarah Cross,
3088:Any writer who has difficulty in writing is probably not onto his true subject, but wasting time with false, petty goals; as soon as you connect with your true subject you will write. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
3089:history comprises the subjective accounts of human beings; and from these subjective accounts we arrive at an “objective” truth—which is itself still somehow and to some extent subjective. ~ Eric Metaxas,
3090:If there is one subject in this world worthy of being discussed, worthy of being understood, it is the question of intellectual liberty. Without that, we are simply painted clay. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll,
3091:If you want things to change to different things, you must think different thoughts. And that simply requires finding unfamiliar ways of approaching familiar subjects. Ask and it is given. ~ Esther Hicks,
3092:I know nothing that can so comfort the soul, so calm the swelling billows of grief and sorrow, so speak peace to the winds of trial, as a devout musing upon the subject of the Godhead. ~ Charles Spurgeon,
3093:I'm supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. But the truth is I've flunked more often than not. I'm very fond of women; I admire them. But, like all men, I don't understand them. ~ Frank Sinatra,
3094:In the presence of death I affirm and reaffirm the truth of all that I have said against the superstitions of the world. I would say that much on the subject with my last breath. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll,
3095:I try to look at the whole thing and say 'yes' to the projects that I cannot stop thinking about. If I read a script and the subject stays with me - then that's when I want to go to work. ~ Penelope Cruz,
3096:Of all the calamities to which humanity is subject, none is so dreadful as insanity. ... All experience shows that insanity seasonably treated is as certainly curable as a cold or a fever. ~ Dorothea Dix,
3097:One of the worst cases is that of ASSATA SHAKUR, who spent over twenty months in solitary confinement in two separate men’s prisons subject to conditions totally unbefitting any prisoner. ~ Assata Shakur,
3098:Over the years you have been subjected to a great deal of mind propaganda which has resulted in you reaching the ceiling of maximum potential by virtue of your current limited mindset. ~ Stephen Richards,
3099:People at the top are closing ranks so tightly that all possibility of subjective deviation has gone, and difference can be sought only in the more distinguished cut of an evening dress. ~ Theodor Adorno,
3100:She was not taking up that subject with Ted. Not when she'd spent part of the time fighting a fantasy about hitting the sheets and the other part thinking about strangling him with them. ~ HelenKay Dimon,
3101:Shouldn’t those who were born to expect death be the sole subjects of gleaning?” went the popular wisdom. But it was bigotry masquerading as wisdom. Selfishness posing as enlightenment. ~ Neal Shusterman,
3102:The battlefield is a perfect backdrop, but the Gita’s subject is the war within, the struggle for self-mastery that every human being must wage if he or she is to emerge from life victorious. ~ Anonymous,
3103:The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God; but in cities little else but the works of men. And the one makes a better subject for contemplation than the other. ~ William Penn,
3104:The question of subjective versus objective interpretation, the fact that we need to know the history of the historian in order to understand the version that is being put in front of us. ~ Julian Barnes,
3105:To extend the depth of what has been called 'art' into photography requires... making available to the spectator the amazing transformations the subject undergoes to become the photograph. ~ Michael Snow,
3106:To permit surveillance to take root on the Internet would mean subjecting virtually all forms of human interaction, planning, and even thought itself to comprehensive state examination. ~ Glenn Greenwald,
3107:When I speak of the beauty of a game of chess, then naturally this is subjective. Beauty can be found in a very technical, mathematical game for example. That is the beauty of clarity. ~ Vladimir Kramnik,
3108:When we see our enemies and friends gliding away before us, let us not forget that we are subject to the general law of mortality, and shall soon be where our doom will be fixed forever. ~ Samuel Johnson,
3109:A creative person has to be alive. He can't borrow from things he's done in the past. He can't let his method choose his subjects or his characters. They can't be warped to fit his style. ~ John Steinbeck,
3110:After decimating several vegetables, I decide juicing is my favorite form of food preparation. There's something perversely appealing about subjecting an innocent plant to that much violence. ~ A J Jacobs,
3111:As touching the gods, I do not know whether they exist or not, nor how they are featured; for there is much to prevent our knowing: the obscurity of the subject and the brevity of human life. ~ Protagoras,
3112:Before God closed in on me, I was offered what now appears a moment of wholly free choice. But I feel my decision was not so important. I was the object rather than the subject in this affair. ~ C S Lewis,
3113:Before I undertake a lengthy project, I have usually given much thought to it over a period of years. My files are filled with likely subjects - which perhaps, one day, I will develop. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
3114:bstract gatherings such as conferences- do not use "we"; men say "women," and women adopt this word to refer to themselves; but they do not posit themselves authentically as Subjects. ~ Simone de Beauvoir,
3115:But that's what family members are for. We crave them and need them not because we have so many shared experiences to talk about but because they know precisely which subjects to avoid. ~ Douglas Coupland,
3116:For the future, I would suggest avoiding subjects of too vast a scale. It would be useful to make out a list of fundamental questions on the matter to be dealt with, and discuss only those. ~ Karl Lehmann,
3117:For the price of intelligence as we now know it is chronic anxiety, anxiety which appears to increase—oddly enough—to the very degree that human life is subjected to intelligent organization. ~ Alan Watts,
3118:How do you write about something, even something real and painful-like suicide-when all of the writing that's been done on that subject has robbed you of any originality of expression? ~ Jeffrey Eugenides,
3119:If you've done what you intended and if nobody tampered with it, then it's yours. And if people don't like it, then they just don't agree with you on that subject matter, and that's life. ~ Clint Eastwood,
3120:In the heart of consciousness is subjectivity, this sense of having a self that observes one's own organism and the world around that organism. That is really the heart of consciousness. ~ Antonio Damasio,
3121:I only write about stuff I know. I don't have a lot of experience with boys and stuff so I write a lot of songs about interesting and strange subjects that people wouldn't write songs about. ~ Brie Larson,
3122:I pay very little what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person. ~ Jane Austen,
3123:Our office...subjects us to great burdens and labors, dangers and temptations, with little reward or gratitude from the world. But Christ himself will be our reward if we labor faithfully. ~ Martin Luther,
3124:Some of the most flowery praise you hear on the subject of teams is only hypocrisy. Managers learn to talk a good game about teams even when they're secretly threatened by the whole concept. ~ Tom DeMarco,
3125:Tea, for me, is one of the great subjects. It is a romatic trade, it does not pollute excessively, it has all sorts of health benefits, it calms and wakes you up at the same time. ~ Alexander McCall Smith,
3126:The critic can affect my aesthetic theories only by affecting my aesthetic experience. All systems of aesthetics must be based on personal experience--that is to say, they must be subjective. ~ Clive Bell,
3127:The goals of the feminist movement have not been achieved, and those who claim we're living in a post-feminist era are either sadly mistaken or tired of thinking about the whole subject. ~ Margaret Atwood,
3128:The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. ~ Hannah Arendt,
3129:There is no happiness, there is no liberty, there is no enjoyment of life, unless a man can say, when he rises in the morning, I shall be subject to the decision of no unwise judge today. ~ Daniel Webster,
3130:The sacraments infuse holiness into the terrain of man's humanity: they penetrate the soul and body, the femininity and masculinity of the personal subject, with the power of holiness. ~ Pope John Paul II,
3131:The whole [of religion] is a riddle, an ænigma, an inexplicable mystery. Doubt, uncertainty, suspence of judgment appear the onlyresult of our most accurate scrutiny, concerning this subject. ~ David Hume,
3132:We're all subjective beings and trapped in our own realities and our own biographical stories and physical bodies and our histories - and that's the only way we can experience the world. ~ Charlie Kaufman,
3133:We should treat our minds, that is, ourselves, as innocent and ingenuous children, whose guardians we are, and be careful what objects and what subjects we thrust on their attention. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
3134:2. Forgetfulness may depend, not on the past state, but on the actual state of the subject at the moment when he tries to call up the remembrances and connect them with his present personality. ~ Anonymous,
3135:Being a medium who can communicate with souls isn't the same as one who can interact with them. It's the difference between listening in on a conversation and changing the subject. ~ S Kelley Harrell M Div,
3136:But it is the subjects, the conversations, the facts we shy away from, which claim us in the form of writer's block, as mere rhetoric, as hysteria, insomnia, and constriction of the throat. ~ Adrienne Rich,
3137:Economics seeks to be a science. Science is supposed to be objective and it is difficult to be scientific when the subject matter, the participant in the economic process, lacks objectivity. ~ George Soros,
3138:Either the future is subject to chance--in which case nobody, not even a god, can affect it one way or the other--or it is predestined, in which case foreknowledge cannot avert it. ~ Quintus Tullius Cicero,
3139:Freely the subject makes himself what he is, never in this life is the making finished, always it is in process, always it is a precarious achievement that can slip and fall and shatter. ~ Bernard Lonergan,
3140:I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do things. I find these books offer a lot of great opinions on many different subjects. ~ Kourtney Kardashian,
3141:I may well do some more polemical writing, if a subject that fires me up comes along. Apart from that possibility, I would like to continue to tell stories so long as I have stories to tell. ~ Louis Begley,
3142:In building a statue, a sculptor doesn't keep adding clay to his subject. Actually, he keeps chiseling away at the nonessentials until the truth of his creation is revealed without obstruction. ~ Bruce Lee,
3143:I think of myself as a reportage photographer. I like the word. It implies a personal account of an observed event with connotations of subjectivity but honesty. It is eye-witness photography. ~ David Hurn,
3144: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,
3145:It is remarkable how weak international political responses have been. The failure of global summits on the environment make it plain that our politics are subject to technology and finance. ~ Pope Francis,
3146:it may well be that the subject-object dichotomy is false to begin with and that consciousness is primary in the cosmos, not just an epiphenomenon of physical processes in a nervous system. ~ Deepak Chopra,
3147:lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications ~ Charles Dickens,
3148:Love changes, aye, in the manner of growing to encompass as much of its subject as possible. Virtues, flaws, limitations, everything—love will fondle them all, with child-like fascination. ~ Steven Erikson,
3149:"The fact that the individual feels himself or the members of his family or the esteemed friends in his circle to be important merely underlines the slightly comic subjectivity of his feeling." ~ Carl Jung,
3150:The media is almost entirely about defining the subject, defining the citizen, as one of three things: a consumer, a threat in this new age of surveillance, or as utterly disposable. Excess. ~ Henry Giroux,
3151:The sciences which take socio-historical reality as their subject matter are seeking, more intensively than ever before, their systematic relations to one another and to their foundation. ~ Wilhelm Dilthey,
3152:The subject, however various and important, has already been so frequently, so ably, and so successfully discussed, that it is now grown familiar to the reader, and difficult to the writer. ~ Edward Gibbon,
3153:They look at what's more important, like subjects to help with the SAT's, etc. They miss that music is vital. It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it's different. ~ Justin Guarini,
3154:Verbs come in two types, active and passive. With an active verb, the subject of the sentence is doing something. With a passive verb, something is being done to the subject of the sentence. ~ Stephen King,
3155:We tend to think of politicians as time-servers and slackers. But on those committees they usually have an interest in the subject. And they're quite clever. I've seen them pick people apart. ~ Mark Thomas,
3156:When I was in school, my favorite subject was math. I took algebra and calculus. At an early age I grasped it and understood it quickly. I just enjoyed breaking the codes and solving problems. ~ Chris Bosh,
3157:All education is religious in nature and is never value free. If God is left out of the subject, it is by definition, humanism that governs the education since man alone is the measure of truth. ~ Anonymous,
3158:Archaeology is the study of humanity itself, and unless that attitude towards the subject is kept in mind archaeology will be overwhelmed by impossible theories or a welter of flint chips. ~ Margaret Murray,
3159:…as though, capable themselves of suffering, they granted no reality to the suffering of others. ‘The subject exhibited a pain response.’ But not, under any circumstances, we hurt her. ~ John Brunner,
3160:[Europe has] this tradition of self revelation in popular music. We have it here - it's called Country Western Music... I think that's where the deeper and more complex subjects are treated. ~ Leonard Cohen,
3161:For that story, I took as my subject a young woman whom I got to know over the course of a couple of visits. I never saw her having any health problems - but I knew she wanted to be married. ~ Jhumpa Lahiri,
3162:If a man knows precisely what he can do to you or what epithet he can hurl against you in order to make you lose your temper, your equilibrium, then he can always keep you under subjection. ~ Howard Thurman,
3163:I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen. ~ Helmut Newton,
3164:I’m subject to occasional theological nightmares. The one that leaves me in a cold sweat every time is, I arrive at the pearly gates and the first thing I’m asked is where I went to college. ~ Mark Vonnegut,
3165:In consequence again of those accursed laws of consciousness, anger in me is subject to chemical disintegration. You look into it, the object flies off into air, your reasons evaporate, ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
3166:I perceive everything to be constantly subjective and strange. My version of truth in what I express, it feels like that opaque quality that you're talking about. It's just me being legitimate. ~ Paul Banks,
3167:It is not the style but the quality and emotional impact of work that makes it marketable. Unless we make art that connects with people, we won't sell much, no matter what the style or subject. ~ Jack White,
3168:I was ignorant at first of bookish subjects, but in his atmosphere, if one were no student, and didn't even try to keep up, or forge ahead, they would absorb much through association. ~ Gene Stratton Porter,
3169:Rani, too, was perpetuating memories. Harappa the martyr, the demigod, lived on in his daughter's thoughts; but no two sets of memories ever match, even when their subject is the same (...) ~ Salman Rushdie,
3170:Results-oriented teams establish their own measurements for success. They don’t allow themselves the wiggle room of subjectivity. But this is not easy, because subjectivity is attractive. ~ Patrick Lencioni,
3171:Simply send an email to and put “weekly insights” in the subject line. And please include a first and last name and your title, and tell us where your company is based. ~ Verne Harnish,
3172:That is no exercise of prosecutorial discretion, a doctrine designed to protect our liberties from overbearing law, not to subject us to legal jeopardy by overbearing executive aggression. ~ Andrew McCarthy,
3173:The arguments are the same whether the subject is climate disruption, evolution, vaccination, tobacco, or sex education. The first argument is: Lacking certainty, we should do nothing. ~ Shawn Lawrence Otto,
3174:The hardest thing in the world to do is to write straight honest prose on human beings. First you to know the subject; then you have to know how to write. Both take a lifetime to learn... ~ Ernest Hemingway,
3175:There are many cases of these algebras which may obviously be combined into natural classes, but the consideration of this portion of the subject will be reserved to subsequent researches. ~ Benjamin Peirce,
3176:There are some beings who reach a point where they no longer want to move through the ten thousand states of mind. There is something else. It is beyond subject and object. That is nirvana. ~ Frederick Lenz,
3177:There can be no better measure of our governance than the way we treat our children, and no greater failing on our part than to allow them to be subjected to violence, abuse or exploitation. ~ Jessica Lange,
3178:The Swedish he knew was mostly from Bergman films. He had learned it as a college student, matching the subtitles to the sounds. In Swedish, he could only converse on the darkest of subjects. ~ Ann Patchett,
3179:This is not a manifesto. Manifestos provide a glimpse of a world to come and also call into being the subject, who although now only a specter must materialize to become the agent of change. ~ Michael Hardt,
3180:We are all but symbols of some greater thing—totems of ourselves--subject to change and growth. When we forget that metaphoric sense of ourselves, we lose sight of the overall path. ~ S Kelley Harrell M Div,
3181:We don't yet know, above all, what the world might be like if children were to grow up without being subjected to humiliation, if parents would respect them and take them seriously as people. ~ Alice Miller,
3182:What tended to happen, to Colin and Mary at least, was that subjects were not explored so much as defensively reiterated, or forced into elaborate irrelevancies, and suffused with irritability. ~ Ian McEwan,
3183:When settling disputes between his subjects, he should ensure that his judgement is irrevocable; and he should be so regarded that no one ever dreams of trying to deceive or trick him. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
3184:When the honest, sincere Christian is faced with the decision regarding whether a thing is right or wrong, he should ask, does it agree with all that the Scripture has to say on the subject? ~ Curtis Hutson,
3185:You do not seem to realize that the mind is subject only to itself. It alone can control it, [13] which shows the force and justice of God’s edict: the strong shall always prevail over the weak. ~ Epictetus,
3186:You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don’t pay the price day in and day out, you never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind. ~ Stephen R Covey,
3187:And in another point of view, I think it is right that the address of a president should be on his own subject, and that different subjects should be thus brought in turn before the meetings. ~ Arthur Cayley,
3188:Andrew Hacker argues that algebra and trigonometry and calculus are subjects that almost nobody used after they graduate, and so why should we continue to compel students to try to pass them? ~ Anya Kamenetz,
3189:And woman is the same as horses: two wills act in opposition inside her. With one will she wants to subject herself utterly. With the other she wants to bolt, and pitch her rider to perdition. ~ D H Lawrence,
3190:Dear Mother, I am getting on nicely in my work at the bank, and like it ... I want to find out something about the science of money while I am at it; it is an extraordinarily interesting subject. ~ T S Eliot,
3191:Dragon intelligence was a mystery to men who made a study of the subject; he had no idea how much the dragon would hear or understand, but thought it better to avoid the risk of giving offense. ~ Naomi Novik,
3192:For kings indeed we have, who wear the marks and assume the titles of royalty, but as for the qualities of their minds, they have nothing by which they are to be distinguished from their subjects. ~ Plutarch,
3193:How could a society escape destruction if, when political ties are relaxed, moral ties are not tightened, and what can be done with a people master of itself if it not subject to God? ~ Alexis de Tocqueville,
3194:If I want to stop a research program I can always do it by getting a few experts to sit in on the subject, because they know right away that it was a fool thing to try in the first place. ~ Charles Kettering,
3195:In America, the government is accountable to the people, not the other way around,” says a constitutional law scholar sympathetic to the antiwar movement on the subject of the anonymous police. ~ Nathan Hill,
3196:In my teenage years I was put off the idea of a career in flying, because I'd convinced myself that you had to be a boffin with degrees in maths and physics, which were my weakest subjects. ~ Bruce Dickinson,
3197: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,
3198:It's a little bit hard to have personal things subject to public scrutiny, and it's a pressure that other people aren't under, but then they're under a lot of pressures that we're not under. ~ John Malkovich,
3199:Let every knee bend before Thee, O greatness of my God, so supremely humbled in the Sacred Host. May every heart love Thee, every spirit adore Thee and every will be subject to Thee! ~ Margaret Mary Alacoque,
3200:Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God. ~ Trent Lott,
3201:My own research methodology professor phrased this concept succinctly: learn nothing of your subjects, and you will disrupt them. Learn something of your subjects, and you will disrupt them. ~ Becky Chambers,
3202:Of myself I must say this, I never was any greedy, scraping grasper, nor a strait fast-holding prince, nor yet a master; my heart was never set on worldly goods, but only for my subjects' good. ~ Elizabeth I,
3203:Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an 'ethic.' ~ Barbara Ehrenreich,
3204:relieved no one of the obligation to judge right from wrong. But it did require subjecting the past to skepticism, to look to beginnings not to justify ends, but to question them—with evidence. ~ Jill Lepore,
3205:Remember that our efforts are subject to circumstances; you weren’t aiming to do the impossible. —Aiming to do what, then? To try. And you succeeded. What you set out to do is accomplished. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
3206:She didn't even finish her last sentence; it just trailed off. I think the subject had changed in her head while her mouth had continued on the old topic, not realizing it was out of supplies. ~ Steve Martin,
3207:The philosophical I is not the human being, not the human body or the human soul with the psychological properties, but the metaphysical subject, the boundary (not a part) of the world. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein,
3208:They meant to bring back together, as a unified subject, the discipline that had been subdivided for undergraduates into mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, and optics. ~ James Gleick,
3209:Those who choose the broad way boast that they have freed themselves from the Tyrant of heaven, but in doing so they have subjected themselves to the tyranny of their own depraved hearts. ~ Paul David Washer,
3210:Thoughts can increase our understanding of a subject, or they can just as easily constrict or block our understanding of a subject. It very much depends upon the language we are thinking in. ~ Frederick Lenz,
3211:Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. ~ Abraham Lincoln,
3212:We are called to fear only God. There is an important reason for this. What we fear is what we're subject to; our fears define our master. Where there is no fear, there is no control. ~ Erwin Raphael McManus,
3213:We owe subjection and obedience to all our kings, whether good or bad, alike, for that has respect unto their office; but as to esteem and affection, these are only due to their virtue. ~ Michel de Montaigne,
3214:We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians. ~ Pete McCloskey,
3215:When you disarm your subjects, however, you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli,
3216:Will you for God’s sake get off that subject?” Julian said. When he got on a bus by himself, he made it a point to sit down beside a Negro, in reparation as it were for his mother’s sins. ~ Flannery O Connor,
3217:You must forget all your theories, all your ideas before the subject. What part of these is really your own will be expressed in your expression of the emotion awakened in you by the subject. ~ Henri Matisse,
3218:Actually, I'm not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box, I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks. ~ Henri Cartier Bresson,
3219:A photographic close-up is perhaps the purest form of portraiture, creating a confrontation between the viewer and the subject that daily interaction makes impossible, or at least impolite. ~ Martin Schoeller,
3220:But how do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values, which then become subject to unexpected and prolonged contractions as they have in Japan over the past decade? ~ Alan Greenspan,
3221:But I know, at least, that you would keep a library on the subject, and I hoped that I might be allowed to read from it.” He regarded me with a bemused expression. “You want me for my library. ~ Marie Brennan,
3222:But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects. ~ Kenichi Fukui,
3223:Food is a subject of conversation more spiritually refreshing even than the weather, for the number of possible remarks about the weather is limited, whereas of food you can talk on and on and on. ~ A A Milne,
3224:I am conscious of the fact that the subject of hell is not a very pleasant one. It is very unpopular, controversial and misunderstood.... As a minister, I must deal with it. I cannot ignore it. ~ Billy Graham,
3225:I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence. ~ Bernadette Devlin,
3226:In general, even if I'm dealing with a historical subject, I begin with invention rather than investigation, because I need to understand what is going to be the voice or the tone of the story. ~ Lucia Puenzo,
3227:It is absolutely necessary that the Christian community be subject in all things to the Sovereign Pontiff if it wishes to be a part of the divinely-established society founded by our Redeemer. ~ Pope Pius XII,
3228:It must not be supposed that the subjective elements are any less 'real' than the objective elements; they are only less important... because they do not point to anything beyond ourselves. ~ Bertrand Russell,
3229:I've always been a visual person, I'm formerly a graphic designer. I've always seen myself as an observer. I like to maintain objectivity and don't get too intimately involved in my subjects. ~ Sufjan Stevens,
3230:I went to the Brit School for the performing arts in Croydon at 14, picking music as my main subject, and I'm so glad I did. I knew lots of people who'd gone there, so I always had my mind set on it. ~ Katy B,
3231:I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind. ~ Grover Cleveland,
3232:My job was to teach the whole corpus of economic theory, but there were two subjects in which I was especially interested, namely, the economics of mass unemployment and international economics. ~ James Meade,
3233:Science has never sought to ally herself with civil power. She has never subjected anyone to mental torment, physical torment, least of all death, for the purpose of promoting her ideas. ~ John William Draper,
3234:She could no longer feel grief. She was now like a Geiger counter that had been subjected to too much radiation, no longer capable of giving any reaction, noiselessly displaying a reading of zero. ~ Liu Cixin,
3235:So what exactly was the point of extracting the gold, stamping one’s picture on it, causing it to circulate among one’s subjects—and then demanding that those same subjects give it back again? ~ David Graeber,
3236:The nonnatural aspect of this soul is clearly and basically indicated by humanity’s drive to impose structures artificially created in that subjective universe upon the objective universe. ~ Stephen E Flowers,
3237:The (post) structuralist temper requires too great a depersonalization of the writing/speaking subject. Writing becomes plagiarism; speaking becomes quoting. Meanwhile, we do write, we do speak. ~ Ihab Hassan,
3238:The question of immortality is of its nature not a scholarly question. It is a question welling up from the interior which the subject must put to itself as it becomes conscious of itself. ~ Soren Kierkegaard,
3239:We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
3240:Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed. ~ Barney Frank,
3241:When I was young I liked taking tests. I happened to be good at it. Certain subjects came easily, like math. All the science stuff. I would just read the textbooks in the first few days of class. ~ Bill Gates,
3242:When kings the sword of justice first lay down,
They are no kings, though they possess the crown.
Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things,
The good of subjects is the end of kings. ~ Daniel Defoe,
3243:When subject matter is forced to fit into preconceived patterns, there can be no freshness of vision. Following rules of composition can only lead to a tedious repetition of pictorial cliches. ~ Edward Weston,
3244:As a cartoonist I do what I find funny. As an editor I have a broader approach realizing that humor is inherently subjective and I don't want my preferences to rule out what others might like. ~ Robert Mankoff,
3245:Criticism has already settled all accounts with this subject. It no longer figures as an end in itself, but only as a means. Its essential pathos is indignation, its essential work is denunciation. ~ Karl Marx,
3246:Emotions are subject to change, they make one irrational instead of logical, and are impossible to predict. Fear, anger, frustration. Lust, jealousy, hate. And yes, even love, are to be avoided. ~ Tiffany Snow,
3247:Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul? ~ Richard Corliss,
3248:had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications ~ Charles Dickens,
3249:If we could be seen thinking, we would show blown bright one moment, dark the next, like embers; subject to every passing word and thought of our own or other people's, mostly other people's. ~ Dorothy Whipple,
3250:I have come to recognize that the reason I devote myself to research, and to the building of theory, is to satisfy a need for perceiving order and meaning, a subjective need which exists in me. ~ Carl R Rogers,
3251:I know of no other practise which will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects. There is a great potential within each of us to go on learning ~ Gordon B Hinckley,
3252:It is best to study from a teacher of ANY subject, as long as you focus on the teachings and NOT on the teacher. All of the real important answers to life's questions lie within your own mind. ~ Frederick Lenz,
3253:L’amour coûte cher aux vieillards—I think that was the title of one of Balzac’s most moving stories, and many could be written on the subject. But the old people who know most about it are happy ~ Stefan Zweig,
3254:Most of us are not really approaching the subject in order to find out what Christianity says; we are approaching it in the hope of finding support from Christianity for the views of our own party. ~ C S Lewis,
3255:Nausea’s very subject is the randomness, the contingency, the superfluity, of the world; where better to begin than with Roquentin’s own randomness, his contingency as an invented character? ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
3256:One impulse of photography, as immediate as its impulse to extend the visible, is to theatricalize its subjects. The photographer's command, Watch the birdie! is essentially a stage direction. ~ Stanley Cavell,
3257:One of the laws of consciousness is: We are only subject to a negative thought or belief if we consciously say that it applies to us. We are free to choose not to buy into a negative belief system. ~ Anonymous,
3258:Only in the present tense is the subject married to its verb. The action—all action, past and future—comes at the end. At the very end, when there is nothing left to do but act. ~ Jill Alexander Essbaum,
3259:Out there, in no man's territory, there is no law as you know.
Therefore you should create your own laws and enforce them.
If not, prepare to be hunted or...subject to the laws of strangers. ~ Toba Beta,
3260:The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history. ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel,
3261:The one art subject that we could easily afford is drawing, the skill that is basic to training visual perception and is therefore the entry-level subject—the ABCs—of perceptual skill-building. ~ Betty Edwards,
3262:The prescription is that the subject must be made to show new aspects of itself; to prompt new questions; in a word, to change. From an unchanging subject the attention inevitably wanders away. ~ William James,
3263:They argued about the weather, sports, sex, war, race, politics, and religion; neither of them knew the subjects they debated, but it seemed that the less they knew the better the could argue. ~ Richard Wright,
3264:Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn't go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick. ~ Henri Cartier Bresson,
3265:This wasn’t the first time I’d been pulled out of bed for a crucial mission. It was, however, the first time I’d been subjected to such a personal line of questioning.

“Are you a virgin? ~ Richelle Mead,
3266:Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government. ~ Richard M Nixon,
3267:Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder. … And that is war in a nutshell. The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. ~ Oliver Stone,
3268:We all know that we are material creatures, subject to the laws of physiology and physics, and not even the power of all our feelings combined can defeat those laws. All we can do is detest them. ~ John N Gray,
3269:When I reviewed Hayek's book, The Pure Theory of Capital, it is my sincere conviction that this work contains some of the most penetrating thoughts on the subject that have ever been published. ~ Fritz Machlup,
3270:While the subject matter is lynching, on a deeper level, this novel is about identity. Whom and what we identify ourselves with determines our characters, determines who we are, and what we do. ~ Julius Lester,
3271:You know the saying, right? The one about an unaddressed subject being an elephant in the room. No matter how hard you try to ignore it, you simply can’t. It’s too damn big. It’s always in the way. ~ Anonymous,
3272:At any rate, when a subject is highly controversial-and any question about sex is that-one cannot hope to tell the truth. One can only show how one came to hold whatever opinion one does hold. ~ Virginia Woolf,
3273:Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith. ~ W H Auden,
3274:cutting shapes or letters into the blade so that it leaves a unique pattern on the subjects skin, and using special or rare types of wood to enhance the weight, strength or beauty of the paddle. ~ Michael Makai,
3275:First ladies are doing a lot. But the job remains undefined, frequently misunderstood, and subject to political attacks far nastier in some ways than those any President has ever faced. ~ Margaret Truman Daniel,
3276:Genetically speaking, humans are terrible research subjects. We’re genetically promiscuous—we mate with anyone we choose—and we don’t take kindly to scientists telling us who to reproduce with. ~ Rebecca Skloot,
3277:Grasping the structure of a subject is understanding it in a way that permits many other things to be related to it meaningfully. To learn structure in short, is to learn how things are related. ~ Jerome Bruner,
3278:Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology. ~ Terry Eagleton,
3279:It is leashed. Now drop the subject or I’ll tell Sin you’ve seen me naked. (Kat) I will never bring this topic up again. Oh wait. What topic? I have Alzheimer’s. I know nothing at all. (Kish) ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon,
3280:I took a book—some Arabian tales; I sat down and endeavoured to read. I could make no sense of the subject; my own thoughts swam always between me and the page I had usually found fascinating. ~ Charlotte Bront,
3281:Love changes, aye, in the manner of growing to encompass as much of its subject as possible. Virtues, flaws, limitations, everything—love will fondle them all, with child-like fascination.’ She ~ Steven Erikson,
3282:My voice is for hire. My endorsement is not for hire. I will do a voice-over, but I cannot endorse without making a different kind of commitment. My politics are very personal and subjective. ~ James Earl Jones,
3283:Odin keep us.’ Hakon’s wisdom on the subject. ‘He’s as likely to as the White Christ.’ I had no bone to pick with heathen bone-pickers. One god or many, none of them ever seemed to like us much. ~ Mark Lawrence,
3284:Some movies I make for myself. I just sort of make them for myself. I do that sometimes when the subject matter is very sensitive and very personal and I really can't imagine I'm an audience. ~ Steven Spielberg,
3285:Someone who is elated with wine speaks the truth on all subjects, even without meaning to. In the same way, anyone who is inebriated with the spirit of penitence will never be able to tell lies. ~ John Climacus,
3286:Sound is often talked about in a very subjective way, as if it had a colour. This is a bright sound, this is a dark sound. I don't believe in that because I think that is much too subjective. ~ Daniel Barenboim,
3287:[T]he best historians...take a thorough knowledge of the evidence of their subject and combine it with a sharp intellect, the warmest understanding of people and the highest imaginative powers. ~ Elliot Perlman,
3288:The discussion of any subject is a right that you have brought into the world with your heart and tongue. Resign your heart's blood before you part with this inestimable privilege of man. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
3289: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.” ~ Danielle BeanSt. Padre Pio Pray ~ Danielle Bean,
3290:The objective tendency of the Enlightenment, to wipe out the power of images over man, is not matched by any subjective progress on the part of enlightened thinking towards freedom from images. ~ Theodor Adorno,
3291:There are, first of all, two kinds of authors: those who write for the subject's sake, and those who write for writing's sake. The first kind have had thoughts or experiences which seem to ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
3292:The tragic truth about boredom is that I have heard teacher after teacher bore their students to the point of tears while talking about the most important subject in all the world—the Bible! ~ Bruce H Wilkinson,
3293:They're classic themes, which is why I think it's such a great story to look at again. The concept of being loyal to your friends, to the point where you'd even die for them, is a great subject. ~ Adrian Hodges,
3294:This is why reading the scriptures as a scientific text can do violence to their purpose. They are designed to connect us subjectively, consciously, and spiritually to richer truths and meaning. ~ Steven L Peck,
3295:Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night; I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block. ~ John Tenniel,
3296:What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God. ~ Kate Millett,
3297:What remarkable strength is shown by the person who can lay aside personal prejudices and work without friction with a group of individuals with whom he or she is not in accord on many subjects. ~ Napoleon Hill,
3298:When the human subject (C) cannot determine with certainty which of the correspondents is the machine and which is the other human, a new era in computing, and perhaps civilization, will have begun. ~ Liz Moore,
3299:African rights and liberty is a subject that ought to fire the breast of every free man of color in these United States, and excite in his bosom a lively, deep, decided and heart-felt interest. ~ Maria W Stewart,
3300:A man who knows a subject thoroughly, a man so soaked in it that he eats it, sleeps it and dreams it- this man can always teach it with success, no matter how little he knows of technical pedagogy. ~ H L Mencken,
3301:A strong pattern of negative emotion attached to a specific subject means that the thoughts you have chronically activated about that subject strongly disagree with the perspective of your Source. ~ Esther Hicks,
3302: Democracy
Let slaves and subjects with unvaried psalms
Before their sovereign execute salaams;
The freeman scorns one idol to adore
Tom, Dick and Harry and himself are four.
~ Ambrose Bierce,
3303:I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap. ~ Margaret Spellings,
3304:I feel like there's no subject that can't be sung about. I wrote a song dedicated to people with inflammatory bowel disease, and then I wrote about shoes. And mangoes. Every rock should be turned. ~ Casey Abrams,
3305:I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on. ~ Don Henley,
3306:I learned pretty early is I never defend my material; it's for other people to if someone is offended. It's so subjective, and if you don't find it funny, it's definitely going to be offensive. ~ Sarah Silverman,
3307:In other words, our decision making in medicine has failed so spectacularly that we have reached the point of actively inflicting harm on patients rather than confronting the subject of mortality. ~ Atul Gawande,
3308:In writing, endeavor to make your style clear, concise, elegant, and appropriate for all subjects. Avoid repetitions, erasures, insertions, omissions, and confusion of ideas, or labored construction. ~ Anonymous,
3309:I still think that, hopefully, you're not ahead of the jokes, and I think that has value. There is a punchline and it's pointed - and, again, whether you think it's funny or not, that's subjective. ~ David Cross,
3310:I tend to think of fiction as being mainly about characters and human beings and inner experience, whereas essays can be much more expository and didactic and more about subjects or ideas. ~ David Foster Wallace,
3311:It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject: the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to the enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual. ~ Alexander Fleming,
3312:It is worth asking who decides what's an "obsession" and where it differs from meditation or the kind of deep dwelling on a subject we see in philosophy or the work of Robert Wilson, for instance? ~ Laura Mullen,
3313:I would like to see justice achieved effectively and efficiently under the rule of law, which should apply equally to all and derive from universally understood statutes subject to democratic debate. ~ Anonymous,
3314:Laws are essential emanations from the self-poised character of God; they radiate from the sun to the circling edge of creation. Verily, the mighty Lawgiver hath subjected himself unto laws. ~ Theodore Roosevelt,
3315:No way was he touching that subject, and dammit, now the image was burned into his brain. Unfortunately, it wasn’t like an Etch A Sketch—no shaking his head up and down to get rid of that image. ~ S J D Peterson,
3316:Now, I’ve got the taste for steak,” she changed the subject. “What do you have the taste for?” Straight up, he had the taste for cute, klutzy, classy pussy, eating her and listening to her moan. ~ Kristen Ashley,
3317:One always starts work with the subject, no matter how tenuous it is, and one constructs an artificial structure by which one can trap the reality of the subject-matter that one has started from. ~ Francis Bacon,
3318:Our security comes from knowing that, unlike other centers based on people or things which are subject to frequent and immediate change, correct principles do not change. We can depend on them. ~ Stephen R Covey,
3319:Our subjectivity is a mirrored, spiked casket. When will we see that all we have done is surround ourselves with our own illusions? Only when we realize our true nature does the casket disappear. ~ Ming Dao Deng,
3320:Should could no longer feel grief. She was now like a Geiger counter that had been subjected to too much radiation, no longer capable of giving any reaction, noiselessly displaying a reading of zero. ~ Liu Cixin,
3321:So many people seem to prefer my silver-screenings of movie stars to the rest of my work. It must be the subject matter that attracts them, because my death and violence paintings are just as good. ~ Andy Warhol,
3322:Sugar, rum and tobacco are commodities which are nowhere necessaries of life, which are become objects of almost universal consumption, and which are therefore extremely proper subjects of taxation. ~ Adam Smith,
3323:The art of conversation, or the qualification for a good companion, is a certain self-control, which now holds the subject, now lets it go, with a respect for the emergencies of the moment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
3324:The Dimensional Mind has two essential requirements: one, a high level of knowledge about a field or subject; and two, the openness and flexibility to use this knowledge in new and original ways. ~ Robert Greene,
3325:The reason I love being a senator is that I can have whatever thoughts I have, say whatever I want about any subject at any time, and that is a wonderful feeling of freedom, and I cherish that. ~ Jay Rockefeller,
3326:The reason Jesus talked more about money than any other subject is because it can easily become his chief competition. We end up following money and the things money can buy instead of Jesus. Many ~ Kyle Idleman,
3327:The slighted person may or may not get angry, but he is more likely to get angry if he is in distress – for example, in poverty or in love – or if he feels insecure about the subject of the slight. ~ Neel Burton,
3328:We all age. You shouldn't discount it as a subject for a film. Just because the characters are dealing with issues that you might not deal with for another 45 years doesn't mean you won't like it. ~ James Franco,
3329:Abhyasa (practice) is a dedicated, unswerving, constant, and vigilant search into a chosen subject pursued against all odds in the face of repeated failures, for indefinitely long periods of time. ~ B K S Iyengar,
3330:Any authentically Christian system is going to have to keep off the kick of human merit and demerit and stick resolutely to a universalism of grace that overrides the subject of human works. ~ Robert Farrar Capon,
3331:Constable Moore had reached the age when men can subject their bodies to the worst irritations—whiskey, cigars, woolen clothes, bagpipes—without feeling a thing or, at least, without letting on. ~ Neal Stephenson,
3332:guilt/guilty   The liability to be punished for a fault, a sin, an act, or an omission unless there is forgiveness or atonement; the term normally concerns an objective fact, not a subjective feeling. ~ Anonymous,
3333:I didn't know how to grab your best material and put it together into a comedy set. I would just choose subjects and do it onstage. That's what I learned. I didn't know how to put a set together. ~ Felipe Esparza,
3334:If I've learned something from all this crap with Jack, its that living anywhere other than in the moment is a mistake. Like Michael always says, the future is subjective. The past could be a lie. ~ Myra McEntire,
3335:Imperialism [...] also meant that the conquerors themselves regarded and instructed their imperial subjects to regard the colonized countries as the outskirts rather than the center of the world. ~ Rebecca Solnit,
3336:Indians were always subjects, never citizens; throughout the days of Empire, no Indian could have presumed to say ‘I am British’ the way a French African was encouraged to say ‘Je suis français’. ~ Shashi Tharoor,
3337:It is never a question of belief ; the only scientific attitude one can take on any subject is whether it is true . The law of gravitation worked as efficiently before Newton as after him. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda,
3338:It just makes me wonder what subject you blame for talking to me every night.' I'm still settling on an answer for that one. Probably Chemistry. Jesus Christ. I can't believe I just wrote that. ~ Megan McCafferty,
3339:I've tried to make a book that's accessible to the ordinary, intelligent reader. Very often books that cover this kind of subject are written by academics, for academics. But I am not an academic. ~ Brian Crozier,
3340:many words. "Sun Tzu's 13 Chapters and Wu Ch`i's Art of War are the two books that people commonly refer to on the subject of military matters. Both of them are widely distributed, so I will not discuss ~ Sun Tzu,
3341:Peace is nothing more than the regulation of the psycho-political economy of awe and reverential fear, of using the threat of terror in order to bind citizens to the circuit of their subjection. ~ Simon Critchley,
3342:So ethical conduct, practicing a moral life, is not something that can effectively be enforced from the outside but must grow out of a subjective understanding of what helps and what harms others. ~ Tashi Tsering,
3343:The admitted right of a government to prevent the influx of elements hostile to its internal peace and security may not be questioned, even where there is not treaty stipulation on the subject. ~ Grover Cleveland,
3344:The feelings and language of educated people, strange as it may be, are often more subject to the working of time. Its general encrypting. They are infected by secondary knowledge. By myths. ~ Svetlana Alexievich,
3345:The modern school without systematic lectures turns out many graduates who lack retention. No sooner has the sound of the word left their teacher's lips, the subject has been forgotten. ~ Arturo Alfonso Schomburg,
3346:The question, therefore, is not whether one should teach philosophy to Muslim students, but rather what kind or kinds of philosophy should be taught and how the subject should be approached. ~ Seyyed Hossein Nasr,
3347:The reason many of us do not ardently believe in the gospel is that we have never given it a rigorous testing, thrown our hard questions at it, faced it with our most prickly doubts. Subjected ~ Eugene H Peterson,
3348:There is a myth that the portrait photographer is supposed to make the subject relax, and that's the real person. But I'm interested in whatever is going on. And I'm not that comfortable myself. ~ Annie Leibovitz,
3349:The Scripture stories do not, like Homer’s, court our favor, they do not flatter us that they may please us and enchant us—they seek to subject us, and if we refuse to be subjected we are rebels. ~ Erich Auerbach,
3350:The subjects of her talk didn't matter; he knew what she was really saying. Helpless and gentle, small and tired and anxious to please, she was asking him to agree that her life was not a failure. ~ Richard Yates,
3351:We've had a major shift in what truth is and where it comes from. We've gone from being God-centered to self-centered, from being objective to being subjective and from being internal to external. ~ Josh McDowell,
3352:What is it that would make a creature as fierce, majestic and powerful as a lion is, subject itself to the intimidation of a man a whip and a chair? The lion has been taught to forget what it is. ~ Iyanla Vanzant,
3353:What it is to see, what liberties are taken when one looks, where looking leaves one vis-a-vis one's subject, or how far looking ultimately becomes one's subject - these are important questions. ~ Howard Jacobson,
3354:Who are you going swimming with?” Kinsley asked again.

“You’re not supposed to end a sentence with a preposition,” I replied.

“Stop changing the subject! With whom do you plan to swim?! ~ R S Grey,
3355:And the usual course of affairs is that, as soon as a powerful foreigner enters a country, all the subject states are drawn to him, moved by the hatred that they feel against the ruling power. ~ Niccol Machiavelli,
3356:Aristotle maintains that the neck of the Lion is composed of a single bone. Aristotle knew nothing at all about Lions, a circumstance which did not prevent him from writing a good deal on the subject. ~ Will Cuppy,
3357:But your subjective experience consists largely of the story that your System 2 tells itself about what is going on. Priming phenomena arise in System 1, and you have no conscious access to them. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
3358:Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations. ~ Jurgen Habermas,
3359:For after the subject is removed or the eye shut, we still retain an image of the things seen, though more obscure than when we see it...Imagination, therefore, is nothing more than decaying sense. ~ Thomas Hobbes,
3360:Hence Proust’s assertion that the greatness of works of art has nothing to do with the apparent quality of their subject matter, and everything to do with the subsequent treatment of that matter. ~ Alain de Botton,
3361:He was munificent and liberal to outsiders, but a plunderer of his people, trusting strangers rather than his subjects. . . . [H]e was eventually deserted by his own men and in the end, little mourned. ~ Dan Jones,
3362:I have already expressed my opinion on this subject in treating of rent, and have now only further to add, that rent is a creation of value, as I understand that word, but not a creation of wealth. ~ David Ricardo,
3363:I’m not remotely interested in me as a subject,” she said. “I’m interested in me as an object, and my honesty isn’t brave, because it’s not for me, it’s not about me. It’s just that I’m all I’ve got. ~ Rachel Cusk,
3364:I no longer know what love is. A week ago I had a lot of ideas. What love is and how to make it stay. Now that I’m in love, I haven’t a clue. Now that I’m in love, I’m completely stupid on the subject. ~ Anonymous,
3365:In place of moral absolutes, they promote moral relativism and sometimes even question the very existence of truth and reality. To them truth and reality are what we subjectively perceive them to be. ~ Ben Shapiro,
3366:I think that people create the world that they live in. Your existence is very subjective, and you tell stories and organize the world outside of you into these stories to help you understand it. ~ Charlie Kaufman,
3367:It is after all only the intensity of feeling which makes Lady Chatterley superior to any French book on the same subject (even Lucienne by Jules Romain) and to this statement I will stick until I die. ~ Ana s Nin,
3368:It is leashed. Now drop the subject or I’ll tell Sin you’ve seen me naked. (Kat)
I will never bring this topic up again. Oh wait. What topic? I have Alzheimer’s. I know nothing at all. (Kish) ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon,
3369:It is the duty of every man to render to the Creator such homage...Before any man can be considered as a member of Civil Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe. ~ James Madison,
3370:No one can become really educated without having pursued some study in which he took no interest- for it is a part of education to learn to interest ourselves in subjects for which we have no aptitude. ~ T S Eliot,
3371:Now whenever Franny or Jim spoke to someone who kept a car in Manhattan, they reacted with quiet horror, like people who’d been subjected to the rantings of a mentally ill person at a cocktail party. ~ Emma Straub,
3372: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,
3373:Proverbs 14:28-29 28 A growing population is a king’s glory;        a prince without subjects has nothing. 29 People with understanding control their anger;        a hot temper shows great foolishness. ~ Anonymous,
3374:The measurement of illness, Breslow was arguing, is an inherently subjective activity: it inevitably ends up being a measure of ourselves. Objective decisions come to rest on normative ones. ~ Siddhartha Mukherjee,
3375:There is no need to distract the attention of the community from the essence of the subject substituting it with secondary questions dealing with the search of those who did it [hacker's attacks]. ~ Vladimir Putin,
3376:This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious. ~ John Cleese,
3377:This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If you just keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious. ~ John Cleese,
3378:When there was a choice between love of a woman and hate of a man, her mind could cherish only one emotion, for her love might be a subject for laughter, but no one ever had ever mocked her hatred. ~ Graham Greene,
3379:You never apologised to me for getting my legs broken either."
"I said sorry in my own way, Gary."
"By never referring to it again and dodging the subject whenever I brought it up."
"Exactly. ~ Mike Carey,
3380:Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others. ~ Michel de Certeau,
3381:And the usual course of affairs is that, as soon as a powerful foreigner enters a country, all the subject states are drawn to him, moved by the hatred which they feel against the ruling power. ~ Niccol Machiavelli,
3382:Even as a supporter of Roe v. Wade, I am compelled to acknowledge that the language both sides use on this subject can be unfortunately misleading and unconstructive.... Everyone is worse off for it. ~ John F Kerry,
3383:Holy obedience confounds all bodily and fleshly desires and keeps the body mortified to the obedience of the spirit and to the obedience of one's brother and makes a man subject to all the ~ Saint Francis of Assisi,
3384:I believed, based on long years in the field of public health, that the services we offered should be based on the needs of our patients and not subjected to the religious beliefs of the doctor. Dr. ~ Willie Parker,
3385:I have trusted to my intuition to find the subjects, and I have written intuitively. I have an idea when I start, I have a shape; but I will fully understand what I have written only after some years. ~ V S Naipaul,
3386:I may change my opinion on the same subject, the same event, ten, twenty, thirty times in the course of a single day. And to think that each time, like the worst impostor, I dare utter word "truth"! ~ Emil M Cioran,
3387:In both her sacramental life and in her proclamation of the Word, the Church constitutes a distinctive subject whose memory preserves the seemingly past word and action of Jesus as a present reality. ~ Benedict XVI,
3388:Is there something in women that makes us long to be humbled? Or is it something in human beings, that when we are overmastered, we rejoice in our subjection? That would explain a lot of history. ~ Orson Scott Card,
3389:I would subject myself a black man's harassment a thousand times over rather than watch his face hit the pavement with a police officer's weight on his back. That's not justice. That is a betrayal. ~ Morgan Jerkins,
3390:Literature incarnates its meanings as concretely as possible. The knowledge that literature gives of a subject is the kind of knowledge that is obtained by (vicariously) living through an experience. ~ Leland Ryken,
3391:major cities wracked by the drug war, as many as 80 percent of young African American men now have criminal records and are thus subject to legalized discrimination for the rest of their lives. ~ Michelle Alexander,
3392:Maybe I fell in love with the idea of love, but I’m a teenage girl. This morning I fell in love with raspberry jam and a puppy in a tiny raincoat. I’m not exactly Earth’s top authority on the subject. ~ Leah Raeder,
3393:Occupy yourself with what's in your life now. Address those situations and subjects as fully as possible with your best efforts. That is what produces happiness and clarity and knowledge and power. ~ Frederick Lenz,
3394:Of course subjects are changing, and since I started so early in filmmaking, I did my first film at age 19, of course you grow up with your films and you are not trotting the same path all the time. ~ Werner Herzog,
3395:On the subject of God. He is not dead; and he is not a fable.
He is not mocked nor forgotten —
Successfully. God is a lion that comes in the night. God is a hawk gliding among the stars — ~ Robinson Jeffers,
3396:Post-9/11 surveillance has caused writers to self-censor. They avoid writing about and researching certain subjects; they’re careful about communicating with sources, colleagues, or friends abroad. ~ Bruce Schneier,
3397:Scientific progress on a broad front results from the free play of free intellects, working on subjects of their own choice, in the manner dictated by their curiosity for exploration of the unknown. ~ Vannevar Bush,
3398:Subjective conscious mind is an analog of what is called the real world. It is built up with a vocabulary or lexical field whose terms are all metaphors or analogs of behavior in the physical world. ~ Julian Jaynes,
3399:Thank heaven, Sigmund Freud was spared knowing the concentration camps from the inside. His subjects lay on a couch designed in the plush style of Victorian culture, not in the filth of Auschwitz. ~ Viktor E Frankl,
3400:The complete disregard for the camera's presence indicates its complete saturation in their lives. The subject neither notices nor seems to care that someone has been invited into their private moment. ~ Nan Goldin,
3401:The organizations of men, like men themselves, seem subject to deafness, near-sightedness, lameness, and involuntary cruelty. We seem tragically unable to help one another, to understand one another. ~ John Cheever,
3402:The purpose of education is to fit us for life in a civilised community, and it seems to follow from the subjects we study that the two most important things in civilised life are Art and Science. ~ Anthony Burgess,
3403:There are two sorts of constancy in love one arises from continually discovering in the loved person new subjects for love, the other arises from our making a merit of being constant. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld,
3404:Well, now that we're on the subject, it's somewhat unhygienic for you to drink out of the milk jug."
"Babe, I had my tongue in your mouth for ten minutes this morning. How's that any different ? ~ Kristen Ashley,
3405:When a person's religious beliefs cause him to deny the evidence of science, or for whom public policy morphs into a battle with the devil, shouldn't that be a subject for discussion and debate? ~ Lawrence M Krauss,
3406:When you are subjected to this light, depending on how strong the dose is, you will have two or three days in which you can make tremendous changes within your self, in the structure of your being. ~ Frederick Lenz,
3407:You can learn more in half an hour's direct contact with a source of knowledge (no matter the apparent reason for the contact or the subject of the transaction) than you can in years of formal effort. ~ Idries Shah,
3408:You know, God bless him, bless his heart, president of the United States, a total failure, losing all credibility with the American people on the economy, on the war, on energy, you name the subject. ~ Nancy Pelosi,
3409:You never apologised to me for getting my legs broken, either."
"I said sorry in my own way, Gary."
"By never referring to it again and dodging the subject whenever I brought it up."
"Exactly. ~ Mike Carey,
3410:Any friend of Dorothy," remarked the Cowardly Lion, "must be our friend, as well. So let us cease this talk of skull crushing and converse upon more pleasant subjects. Have you breakfasted, Sir Horse? ~ L Frank Baum,
3411:Constable Moore had reached the age when men can subject their bodies to the worst irritations - whisky, cigars, woolen clothes, bagpipes - without feeling a thing or, at least, without letting on. ~ Neal Stephenson,
3412:Entrepreneurs must be practical experts. They needn't set out to be subject matter experts in what they do; they must set out to solve a problem or pursue some cause or purpose greater than themselves. ~ Simon Sinek,
3413:Genius now and then produces a lucky trifle. We still read the Dove of Anacreon, and Sparrow of Catullus; and a writer naturally pleases himself with a performance which owes nothing to the subject. ~ Samuel Johnson,
3414:I actually wanted to be a forensic scientist for a while. When I was doing my Standard Grades, three of them were science subjects. The interest in science didnt wear off, but I found other interests. ~ Emun Elliott,
3415:If you make a record, you should ask yourself, 'Did it make someone cry, in a good way, not a bad way?' There should almost be subjective emotional criteria for evaluating work, instead of just profitability. ~ Moby,
3416:I have the vagary of taking a lively interest in mathematical subjects only where I may anticipate ingenious association of ideas and results recommending themselves by elegance or generality. ~ Carl Friedrich Gauss,
3417:I just lay there, helplessly subject to my anxieties. A good many of them I could have put out of my mind, if I'd had the use of my mind. But as it was, I had to endure a kind of dull paralysis. ~ Marilynne Robinson,
3418:I'm no great fan of the phallus, and have made my own views known on this subject before, so I do not propose a return to a notion of the phallus as the third term in any and all relations of desire. ~ Judith Butler,
3419:I see a flower. It gives me a sensation of the beautiful. I wish to paint it. And as soon as I wish to paint it I see the whole subject - flower - changed. It is now an art problem to resolve. ~ Georges Vantongerloo,
3420:. It is needless to be more explicit on this Subject; I am persuaded of your Excellencys Goodness. I receive the greatest Attention from his Excellency General Washington and from every person under ~ Brian Kilmeade,
3421:Personal experience is the surest method by which one can determine the truth of a supposition, no matter how reputable the reporter, since so many experiences are subject to individual proclivities. ~ Nick Offerman,
3422:Stop changing the subject," Taylor snapped. "And think before you speak."
Roo pressed her lips together and then sighed. "How long do you want me to think?"
Niall let out a snort of laughter. ~ Barbara Elsborg,
3423:The assignment was to fall in love.
The details were up to you.
The second part was
to include in the poem certain words,
words drawn from a specific text
on another subject altogether. ~ Louise Gl ck,
3424:The Bible gives no hint that