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Eighteenth Quotes

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Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began.
- Ralph A. Cram

However, the sciences of society and of history retained
their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time -
well into the eighteenth century.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois
Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination
of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
- C. L. R. James

In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved,
indeed, many triumphs; but their great,
their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought.
- Lytton Strachey

 

But the eighteenth century, on the whole,
loathed melancholy.
- George Saintsbury

The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose;
the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.
- David Hare

The man who bears my name, and who claims to be me,
was born on July 15, 1865, the sixth in a family of seven.
He was an ugly child, and remained ugly till his eighteenth year,
when his looks gradually improved.
- Laurence Housman

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You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old,
and you have seen that I was not much good for anything
until after I had performed the horse dance near the
mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
- Black Elk

Today's date, the eighteenth of May,
should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration,
for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague.
- Fredrik Bajer

My next book is also set in the eighteenth century.
It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776.
It's about Washington and the army and the war.
It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
- David McCullough

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought
we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids,
we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad
yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
- James Stockdale

It is time...
to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological
debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution'
and focus instead on how,
as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution
in the twenty-first century,
and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to
our eighteenth-century Framers.
- Diane Wood

In revolt against this new and very evil thing came
the republicanism of the eighteenth century,
inspired and directed in large measure by members of
the fast perishing aristocracy of race,
character and tradition.
- Ralph A. Cram

I was very much into buying contemporary art,
but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all.
Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed,
and I want to go back to seventeenth-
and eighteenth-century masters.
- Sylvester Stallone

Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena.
This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed
under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified,
is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
- Edmund Husserl

It is good to have an end to journey towards;
but it is the journey that matters in the end.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Life is a continuity always and always.
There is no final destination it is going towards.
Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life,
not reaching to some point,
no goal - just dancing and being in pilgrimage,
moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.
- Osho

The price of apathy towards public affairs
is to be ruled by evil men.
- Plato

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat
to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
- Publilius Syrus

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

We may never be strong enough to be entirely
nonviolent in thought, word and deed.
But we must keep nonviolence as our goal
and make strong progress towards it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics,
even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
- Tennessee Williams

How does it become a man to behave
towards the American government today?
I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
- Henry David Thoreau

I realize that patriotism is not enough.
I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell

If I go into a club now, all the blonde girls leave
my corner and all the black girls come into my corner.
It's as if I'm racist towards white girls!
- Boris Becker

I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done
anything towards diminishing the reputation of the
Renaissance landscape painting.
- John Ruskin

Eighty percent of my pieces gravitate towards an A,
as a tonal thing, not at the beginning,
but somewhere in it.
- John Corigliano

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart.
One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
- Albert Camus

The cast and the crew made me feel really welcome.
Towards the end it just got better and better.
- Charlotte Church

There are people who kind of gravitate towards running
politics based on new ideas and issues,
and that was what the secret was for Clinton.
- John Podesta

I find myself gravitating towards drama.
It interests me.
In the books I read, the paintings I like,
it's always the darker stuff.
- Naomi Watts

Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by
an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
- Ben Elton

Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was,
ut more to immediate 'effectiveness',
is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace.
- Paul Virilio

The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery,
and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later
has reason to conceal it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth,
America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's
progress towards the realization of his dream.
- Adam Schiff

Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's
so often a prelude to cruelty towards anyone who doesn't want to -
or can't -
join the Big Parade.
- Bette Midler

The service of philosophy, of speculative culture,
towards the human spirit, is to rouse,
to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.
- Walter Pater

The speed of movement towards independence will depend
on Kosovo demonstrating that it is capable of treating minorities well.
We have not always seen that.
- Emma Bonino

The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism.
- David Hare

Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed
to walk through vast crowds of people,
their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof.
- Erich von Stroheim

The place of chess in the society is closely related
to the attitude of young people towards our game.
- Boris Spassky

I gravitate towards gravitas.
- Morgan Freeman

And in this community, as in all others,
the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward
other nations as we would have them act towards America.
- Adam Schiff

Do not think too much of the dead husk of your friend,
or mourn too much over it, but send your thoughts out
towards the real soul or self which has escaped -
to reach it.
- Edward Carpenter

He leaned about the same way in falling towards Jacqueline,
forward, down towards the bottom of the car.
- Abraham Zapruder

I don't try to match wine with food,
I just drink what I like.
And I think a lot of people are going towards that now,
which never used to be in the past.
- Mario Lemieux

I grew up in France, my first language was French,
and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking.
- Robert Stack

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration
through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
- Sigmund Freud

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary
towards looking like the rest of the world.
- Abigail Adams

When it passes towards the east, the sun begins to
have less effect upon it,
and a thin line on the edge of its bright side emits
its splendour towards the earth.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.
- Alphonse Karr

I'm on Governor Gray Davis' California Alliance Towards
Education to bring the arts back to high schools.
- Sally Kirkland

Commercials that are geared towards kids.
I think they should just, like, wipe them out.
- Mark Ruffalo

They are more human and more brotherly towards one another,
it seems to me, than we are.
But perhaps that is merely because they feel themselves
to be more unfortunate than us.
- Erich Maria Remarque

Cheese is milk's leap towards immortality.
- Clifton Fadiman

Winning teams have the least amount of distractions.
They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
- Larry Dixon

I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika

There is a firm, clear commitment to provide resources
and ideas to enable us to organize the Afghans towards
starting the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Then as I got older, I always gravitated towards the hard stuff,
Born To Be Wild, then Black Sabbath.
- Jello Biafra

I still take photographs for my own use,
personal studies.
I do not feel that I can fully express my views through
the medium and this is why I have moved towards painting.
- John Dyer

Poor Andy Nave was killed.
He refused to surrender and was shot by Dick Fields.
I felt sorry as he used to be quite friendly towards me before the war,
but it could not be helped.
- Stand Watie

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster,
on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
- Charles Sturt

You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth,
and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of:
Heaven on earth,
at it's best.
- Ben Nicholson

Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.
- Earl Nightingale

I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra,
and perhaps people jumped to conclusions.
He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually.
- Jacqueline Bisset


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