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Do not let arguments of expediency persuade you. That is the slow road to oblivion. That is the tortured path to undoing step by step, bit by bit, as the river creates a canyon, the way of life that we love.


Charles Schumer


#canyon #creates #expediency #life #love

Experience has taught me," said Peter (...) "that no situation finds Bunter unprepared. That he should have procured The Times this morning by the simple expedient of asking the milkman to request the postmistress to telephone to Broxford and have it handed to the 'bus-conductor to be dropped at the post-office and brought up by the little girl who delivers the telegrams is a trifling example of his resourceful energy.


Dorothy L. Sayers


#resourcefulness #experience

Good. Illegal is always faster.


Eoin Colfer


#expediency #crime

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.


Lao Tzu


#beginning #benevolence #conduct #disorder #expedience

Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand.


Friedrich Durrenmatt


#expediency #go #hand #political #religion

The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.


Quentin Crisp


#expediency #law #long #simply #wearing

The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.


W. Somerset Maugham


#always #expediency #most #principle #sacrificed

More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.


Peter Singer


#compromise #ethics #expediency #more #often

Custom adapts itself to expediency.


Tacitus


#custom #expediency #itself

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.


Erwin Rommel


#commander #courage #expediency #goes #insisted






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