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A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a color. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
[To lower his taxable income, Hitler resorted to many of the perfectly legal tax avoidance strategies that Germans still use extensively today. He tried to write off his new Mercedes in 1925 as a] company car. ... only a means to an end.More [08/07/2006 12:08:00]
I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.More [05/16/2008 12:05:00]
When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start a horrible reaction in the men in my life. So I bit my tongue. I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The natives are superficially agreeable, but they go in for cannibalism, headhunting, infanticide, incest, avoidance and joking relationships, and biting lice in half with their teethMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidanceMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As "unkindness has no remedy at law," let its avoidance be with
you a point of honor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell. - Tremendous Trifles.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For many people, the reason they're keeping their financial life in chaos is that they really don't want to know how bad their problems are. It's pure avoidance, and it can only make things worse.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm always aware of writing around things I can't do, and I've come to think that that's actually what 'style' is - an avoidance of your deficiencies.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At some point, life starts to pass you by and becomes about avoidance. I want to stay clear from that situation, because I don't like that.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
America does not need another political campaign based on denial and avoidance of some of our real problems. It needs a crusade to reform and renew our country, its institutions and political system.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not fear that stops you from doing the brave and true thing in your daily life. Rather, the problem is avoidance. You want to feel comfortable so you avoid doing or saying the thing that will evoke fear and other difficult emotions. Avoidance will make you feel less vulnerable in the short run but, it will never make you less afraid.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Competition is healthy. Competition is life. Yet most actors refuse to acknowledge this. They don't want to compete. They want to get along. And they are therefore not first-rate actors. The good actor is the one who competes, willingly, who enjoys competing. An actor must compete, or die...Peacefulness and the avoidance of trouble won't help in his acting. It is just the opposite he must seek.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mental anguish always results from the avoidance of legitimate suffering.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Holiness is the sum of a million little things — the avoidance of little evils and little foibles, the setting aside of little bits of worldliness and little acts of compromise, the putting to death of little inconsistencies and little indiscretions, the attention to little duties and little dealings, the hard work of little self-denials and little self-restraints, the cultivation of little benevolences and little forbearances.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start a horrible reaction in the men in my life. So I bit my tongue. I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Much modern prose is praised for its terseness, its scrupulous avoidance of curlicue, etcetera. But I don't feel the deeper rhythm there. I don't think these writers are being terse out of choice. I think they are being terse because it's the only way they can write.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Compassion literally means to feel with, to suffer with. Everyone is capable of compassion, and yet everyone tends to avoid it because it's uncomfortable. And the avoidance produces psychic numbing - resistance to experiencing our pain for the world and other beings.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Golf is the ultimate avoidance activity for the dysfunctional dad. A game so nonsensically difficult, so pointless, so irrationally time consuming, the word golf itself can only stand for ?Get Out, Leave Family.’More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A typical vice of American politics the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues, and the announcement of radical policies with much sound and fury, and at the same time with a cautious accompaniment of weasel phrases each of which sucks the meat out of the preceding statement.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This weapon the atomic bomb has added an additional responsibility-or, better, an additional incentive-to find a sound basis for lasting peace. It provides an overwhelming inducement for the avoidance of war. It emphasizes the crisis we face in international matters and strengthens the conviction that adequate safeguards for peace must be found.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Self-denial is taught much better by inspiring the love of our neighbor, than by the prohibition of innocent comforts and pleasures. Spirituality is much better taught by making spiritual things the objects of supreme desire, than by commanding an ostentatious avoidance of the enjoyments of life.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Compulsion precedes morality, indeed morality itself is compulsion for a time, to which one submits for the avoidance of pain.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whether you like it or not, you are committed to the human endeavor. I cannot ally myself with such a purely negative goal as avoidance of suffering. Suffering is a chance you take by the fact of being alive.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you're a father in a marriage, you sort of become the mother's assistant. And you sort of get a list from her every day and you run down the list and it feels very much like a chore. And a lot of fathers live very much in avoidance, and they sit on the toilet. Or they say, 'Oh honey, it took me 40 minutes to go to the post office.' And they just sort of sit in the driveway and heave a big sigh- 'Oh, I have to go back in.' But then once you take it out on your own, you have to take it all on. And you sort of activaMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In [The New Poetry] I had attacked the British poets' nervous preference for gentility above all else, and their avoidance of the uncomfortable, destructive truths both of the inner life and of the present time.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No precautions, and no precautionary principle, can avoid problems that we do not yet foresee. We need a stance of problem-fixing, not just problem-avoidance.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The avoidance of loss is the surest way to ensure a profitable outcome.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Loss avoidance must be the cornerstone of your investment philosophy.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The avoidance of that which causes you pain does not produce enlightenment. It produces avoidance. Religion is the avoidance of pain and suffering.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The final battles are the samskaras of good karma. They prevent Samadhi. Naturally for a religious person the avoidance is intensive. They are so hung up on good karma and on method.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The three principal samskaras have to do with sex, money and power. In all those countless incarnations that one goes through in the religious practice, the avoidance is tremendous. We brand those things as evil.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tantra has to do with the reconciliation of opposites. All the yogas recommend that you avoid certain experiences. In tantra there is no avoidance.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Avoidance of experiences is a fixation and it binds you to the world, it binds you to the personal self.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tantra means the avoidance of a set or defined form of spirituality. Tantra is intuitive self-discovery.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The terror in which English capitalists now stand of organized proletarian resistance gives to the naturally protected craft organizations the power to receive the wages they demand. They act as they have been trained to act by capitalist society, which denies the doctrine of the Just Price, which proclaims work to be an evil and the goal of human endeavor to be the avoidance of it; which puts it up as an ideal that individuals should get as much money as they possibly can out of their fellows by any means in their powMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The two-fold goal of all human striving is the avoidance of pain, and the fulfillment of happiness.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most important thing is sensitivity. Many people have sex and don't feel anything, and that seems kind of sad to me. The answer is not necessarily the avoidance of sex, but learning to be sensitive and to love and to care.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is well known that "problem avoidance" is an important part of problem solving. Instead of solving the problem you go upstream and alter the system so that the problem does not occur in the first place.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As "unkindness has no remedy at law," let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Avoidance behavior is a response designed to protect the infant from behavioral disorganization. If we transfer this concept to adult life, we can see that an avoidant infant might very well develop into a person whose principal need was to find some kind of meaning and order in life which was not entirely, or even chiefly, dependent upon interpersonal relationshipsMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We rarely quote nowadays to appeal to authority... though we quote sometimes to display our sapience and erudition. Some authors we quote against. Some we quote not at all, offering them our scrupulous avoidance, and so make them part of our "white mythology." Other authors we constantly invoke, chanting their names in cerebral rituals of propitiation or ancestor worship.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In short, the greatest contribution to real security that science can make is through the extension of the scientific method to the social sciences and a solution of the problem of complete avoidance of war.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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