Quotes with therefore

  • Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.

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  • William Shakespeare God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • George Bernard Shaw A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • G.W.F. Hegel As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
    G.W.F. Hegel
    German philosopher (1770 - 1831)
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  • Aristotle Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher (384 - 322)
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  • B. R. Ambedkar Caste is not a physical object like a wall of bricks or a line of barbed wire which prevents the Hindus from co-mingling and which has, therefore, to be pulled down. Caste is a notion; it is a state of the mind.
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician (1891 - 1956)
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  • Joseph Addison Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • Emile Durkheim From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
    Emile Durkheim
    French sociologist (1858 - 1917)
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  • Aristotle He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by nature.
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher (384 - 322)
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  • Abraham Davenport I am against an adjournment. The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause of an adjournment: if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought.
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  • Henry David Thoreau In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer (1817 - 1862)
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  • Joseph Addison Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • William Shakespeare She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • G.W.F. Hegel The East knew and to the present day knows only that One is Free; the Greek and the Roman world, that some are free; the German World knows that All are free. The first political form therefore which we observe in History, is Despotism, the second Democracy and Aristocracy, the third, Monarchy.
    G.W.F. Hegel
    German philosopher (1770 - 1831)
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  • Sun Tzu Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese general and strategist (544 - 496)
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  • Anne C. Weisberg We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes mismatches between old expectations and current realities.
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  • André Gide 'Therefore' is a word the poet must not know.
    André Gide
    French writer and Nobel laureate in literature (1947) (1869 - 1951)
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  • Samuel Johnson A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer (1709 - 1784)
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  • David Hume A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.
    Source: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian (1711 - 1776)
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  • Henry Brooks Adams Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian (1838 - 1918)
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  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    German musician and composer
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