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A Quote by Leontyne Price on colors

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Accomplishments have no color.

Leontyne Price (1927 -)

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A Quote by Ken Wilber on colors, existence, and virtue

Each band or level, being a particular manifestation of the [electromagnetic] spectrum, is what it is only by virtue of the other bands. The color blue is no less beautiful because it exits along side the other colors of a rainbow, and "blueness" itself depends upon the existence of the other colors, for if there were no color but blue, we would never be able to see it.

Ken Wilber

Source: The Spectrum of Consciousness, 1977, p. 6

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A Quote by Jules Feiffer on colors, people, and stupidity

Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we're stupid.

Jules Feiffer (1929 -)

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A Quote by Joseph F. Smith on blessings, children, colors, god, mankind, men, power, privilege, and world

God has given to all men an agency and has granted to us the privilege to serve him or serve him not, to do that which is right or that which is wrong, and this privilege is given to all men irrespective of creed, color or condition. The wealthy have this agency, the poor have this agency, and no man is deprived by any power of God from exercising it in the fullest and in the freest manner. This agency has been given to all. This is a blessing that God has bestowed upon the world of mankind, upon all his children alike.

Joseph F. Smith (1838 - 1918)

Source: Journal of Discourses 24:175.

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A Quote by Joseph Allen on colors, day, justice, and time

The sun truly "comes up like thunder," and it sets just as fast. Each sunrise and sunset lasts only a few seconds. But in that time you see at least eight different bands of color come and go, from a brilliant red to the brightest and deepest blue. And you see sixteen sunrises and sixteen sunsets every day you're in space. No sunrise or sunset is ever the same.

Joseph Allen

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A Quote by John Greenleaf Whittier on colors, destiny, and life

The tissue of the Life to be we weave with colors all our own, And in the field of Destiny we reap as we have sown.

John Whittier (1807 - 1892)

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A Quote by John Ruskin on cheerfulness, colors, food, gloom, habits, health, heart, labor, and life

Cheerfulness is as natural to the heart of a man in strong health as color to his cheek; and wherever there is habitual gloom there must be either bad air, unwholesome food, improperly severe labor, or erring habits of life.

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

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A Quote by John Quincy Adams on ambition, america, assumptions, change, colors, destruction, envy, force, freedom, heart, independence, individuality, interest, liberty, maxims, power, spirit, sympathy, and world

Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her [America's] heart, her benedictions and her prayers be. But she goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own. She will recommend the general cause, by the countenance of her voice, and the benignant sympathy of her example. She well knows that by once enlisting under other banners than her own, were they even the banners of foreign independence, she would involve herself, beyond the power of extrication, in all the wars of interest and intrigue, of individual avarice, envy, and ambition, which assume the colors and usurp the standard of freedom. The fundamental maxims of her policy would insensibly change from liberty to force. . . . She might become the dictatress of the world: she would be no longer the ruler of her own spirit. This appears with minor variations in punctuation and with italics in the phrase "change from liberty to force," in John Quincy Adams and American Continental Empire, ed. Walter LaFeber, p. 45 (1965).

John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)

Source: An Address…. Celebrating the Anniversary of Independence, at the City of Washington on the Fourth of July 1821…, p. 32 (1821).

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A Quote by John Lyly on colors, destiny, friendship, misery, and time

Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Jay on belief, colors, country, democracy, discrimination, individuality, injustice, justice, mankind, people, politics, popularity, purity, theory, time, and wishes

As to the position that "the people always mean well," that they always mean to say and do what they believe to be right and just - it may be popular, but it can not be true. The word people applies to all the individual inhabitants of a country. . . . That portion of them who individually mean well never was, nor until the millennium will be, considerable. Pure democracy, like pure rum, easily produces intoxication and with it a thousand pranks and fooleries. I do not expect mankind will, before the millennium, be what they ought to be and therefore, in my opinion, every political theory which does not regard them as being what they are, will prove abortive. Yet I wish to see all unjust and unnecessary discriminations everywhere abolished, and that the time may come when all our inhabitants of every color and discrimination shall be free and equal partakers of our political liberties.

John Jay (1745 - 1829)

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