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#principle

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Who then was the orthodox, who the freethinker? Where lay the true position, the true state of man? Should he descend into the all-consuming all-equalizing chaos, that ascetic-libertine state; or should he take his stand on the "Critical-Subjective," where empty bombast and a bourgeois strictness of morals contradicted each other? Ah, the principles and points of view constantly did that; it became so hard for Hans Castorp's civilian responsibility to distinguish between opposed positions, or even to keep the premises apart from each other and clear in his mind, that the temptation grew well-nigh irresistible to plunge head foremost into Naphtha's "morally chaotic All.


Thomas Mann


#human-nature #principles #equality

Even in the privacy of our own thoughts, we can’t sow lies and reap truth.


Katina Ferguson


#principles #life

The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice.


Ludwig Quidde


#based #development #international #international law #justice

Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.


Godfrey Reggio


#aggression #certainty #comes #form #gone

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.


Bertrand Russell


#apt #capitalism #embodied #exercise #fortunate

Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.


Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


#choose #his #inexorably #lying #method

The Occupy movement needs an organizing principle, and - just as the Tea Party did - it needs some actual measures of success. Choose one candidate whose agenda is squarely within that of the movement and make his or her electoral success a focal point.


Eliot Spitzer


#agenda #candidate #choose #did #electoral

When the United States was founded, the very idea of a nation premised on democratic principles of freedom and tolerance was viewed by the vast majority of the world as an experiment doomed to fail. Dictatorships, monarchies, and theocracies had for many centuries ruled the world.


Eliot Spitzer


#democratic #dictatorships #doomed #experiment #fail

I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.


Terence


#any #i #life #much #one thing

The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions.


Valentina Tereshkova


#bible #change #close #commandments #convictions






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