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Joyce Carol Oates
Tragedy is the highest form of art.
all government, whatever its forms or pretenses, is a dead weight that paralyzes the free spirit and activities of the masses.
Any form of increase should be directed at possessing something
Sanctimony is the most inexpensive form of morality. It costs us nothing to make much of small matters in others.
All human happiness and misery take the form of action.
Some ideas, like what you're going to do with your life, take time to form.
Kitsch is the contemporary form of the Gothic, Rococo, Baroque.
Alexis De Tocqueville
There is one universal law that has been formed, or at least adoptedby the majority of mankind. That law is justice. Justice forms the cornerstone of each nation's law.
What nobody seems to understand is that love can only be one-sided, that no other love exists, that in any other form it is not love. If it involves less than total giving, it is not love. It is impotent; for the moment it is nothing.
Your whole body, from wingtip to wingtip," Jonathan would say, other times, "is nothing more than your thought itself, in a form you can see. Break the chains of your thought, and you break the chains of your body, too.
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
Siddha powers are a type of occult power, but occult powers come in many shapes and forms. The Siddha powers that you most commonly hear about are things like levitation, telepathy, and astral projection.
To believe in the truth of Christ is to be introduced to another form of hatred, and that is not sharing Him.
Creative work carries with it a form of intense love.
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
Words are a form of personal expression. They differentiate us as well as fingerprints do. They reflect what kind of person we are.
The brain seems to be made up of a bewildering complexity of parts, and the cells within the parts seem to be characterized by an inscrutable complexity of form, extent, and relationships with each other.
In all societies that have applied a form of socialism, a certain degree of social economic equality has been achieved.
It never hurts to have friends around, so that's why you'd form a crew.
Economics dominates politics - and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.
Maybe it's a form of overcompensation, but whenever I've toured, I've always needed a huge performance component.
It [Catholicism] supplies a multitude of external forms in which the spiritual may be clothed and manifested.
Every new fashion is a form of rebellion.
Evil is a form of incompetence.
Here is what Muslims and Muslim organizations are expected to say: "As a Muslim, I condemn this attack and terrorism in any form." This expectation we place on Muslims, to be absolutely clear, is Islamophobic and bigoted.
Not upholding a persons legal rights is a form of abuse. Unfortunately, USA government abuse of the general public is a normal state of affairs in many areas.
What is this universe but name and form?
The memoir by women, read by female readers, is considered a market form, not "great literature.
That accurst autobiographic form which puts a premium on the loose, the improvised, the cheap, and the easy.
The desire to impress others is one of the worst forms of mental imprisonment.
I would never condone violence against women in any form, and for all of those I offended, I am sincerely sorry.
Jorge Luis Borges
I had always thought of Paradise / In form and image as a library.
The Northern idea of form is more of a process. The various units of the form overlap. You can't tell where some things stop and new things start. This is typical of Sibelius.
No, a euro referendum will not be part of a government programme if we get the chance to form one.
Librarianship is a form of heroism. It’s just not as flashy as swords and dragons.
National discord is, like religion, a standardized form of revolt; and the moment a revolt is standardized, it is no longer a revolt.
Joseph P. Kauffman
God is the ultimate ground of Being, and this ultimate ground of Being is YOU. For one who realizes their true nature as God, as Consciousness, life becomes a joy without end.
What other form of government, indeed, can so well deserve our esteem and love?
That is the biggest form of bullying ever, the paparazzi. Printing lies, making accusations, it's just bullying.
I'm not nearly smart enough or imaginative enough to tackle the novel form. Never happen.
Telling is not selling; never make a statement if you can phrase it in the form of a question.
Painting is the supreme form of expression; you don't need to 'read' painting.
There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.
If you are open-minded and ready to learn, there are many things which you can learn not only from books and instructors but from the very life experience itself.
J. M. Coetzee
Denunciations of the manipulativeness of advertisers can unfortunately all too easily be turned on their heads into denunciations of the gullibility of consumers. Both are forms of scapegoating, neither accomplishes anything.
Art is form struggling to wake from the nightmare of nature.
Marion G. Romney
Pondering is, in my feeling, a form of prayer.
Beauty is the harmony of purpose and form.
They hadn’t counted on the highly controlled jabberjay having the brains to adapt to the wild, to pass on its genetic code, to thrive in a new form. They hadn’t anticipated its will to live.
Orgies are an early form of what will someday become sex by committee.