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The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.

Individuality is founded in feeling and the recesses of feeling the darker blinder strata of character are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making and directly perceive how events happen and how work is actually done.

The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.

In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world however imperfect that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.

An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.

I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial but if ever I should it will then be known how far I can reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth.

When I was a child I used to read books by Gerald Durrell who founded Jersey Zoo. He had a job collecting animals for zoos and for a long time that is what I wanted to do. Later when I was a teenager I had a fantastic English teacher called Mrs. Stafford. Her enthusiasm made me decide to be a writer.

The teacher that I was for decades and that I still am in a certain way wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.

Our success educationally industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.

Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life it supports them all lends strength to them all ambition cruelty avarice revenge are all founded on lust.

I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society unless where love animates the behaviour.

All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers.

Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic spiritual and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.

Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same and perfectly understand it - without having regard to any religion or opinion.

In my view relationship movies never get old because humanity will never not be confounded by their relationships.

If a relationship is founded on love it doesn't end.

The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can and in time of war as little injury as possible without prejudicing their real interests.

America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.

Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.

The greater the state the more wrong and cruel its patriotism and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.

I founded a launch company called International Microspace when I graduated medical school in 1989. We were trying to build a microsatellite launcher.

There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes to the humane treatment of detainees - not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights.

We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.