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On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful.


Nelson A. Miles


#been #bright #coming #contrary #dark

Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.


Octavio Paz


#also #contrary #deprivation #expression #feeling

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.


John Petit-Senn


#courage #higher #kite #like #raises

The respect for human rights, essential if we are to use technology wisely, is not something alien that must be grafted onto science. On the contrary, it is integral to science, as also to scholarship in general.


John Charles Polanyi


#also #contrary #essential #general #grafted

I shall suggest, on the contrary, that all communication relies, to a noticeable extent on evoking knowledge that we cannot tell, and that all our knowledge of mental processes, like feelings or conscious intellectual activities, is based on a knowledge which we cannot tell.


Michael Polanyi


#based #cannot #communication #conscious #contrary

Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water, will exchange for a great quantity of other goods.


David Ricardo


#compared #contrary #exchange #gold #goods

Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.


Anne Rice


#answers #ask #beings #contrary #few

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.


Carl Rogers


#believe #contrary #criterion #directly #held

Personally, I do not believe that we shall have greater armaments in the future than we have had in the past. On the contrary, I believe there will be a gradual diminution in this respect.


William Watson


#believe #contrary #diminution #future #gradual

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.


W. Somerset Maugham


#common #contrary #erroneous #humble #idea






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