A Quote by Alexander Hamilton on control, difficulty, government, lies, and men

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place oblige it to control itself.

Alexander Hamilton (c.1756 - 1804)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on dictatorship, men, and worship

So long as men worship dictators, Caesars and Napoleons will arise to make them miserable.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on history, learning, and men

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Collected Essays, 1959

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on animals, attitude, catholicism, christianity, men, nature, and violence

Compared with that of Taoists and Far Eastern Buddhists, the Christian attitude toward Nature has been curiously insensitive and often downright domineering and violent. Taking their cue from an unfortunate remark in Genesis, Catholic moralists have regarded animals as mere things which men do right to regard for their own ends. . . .

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Alcaeus on cities, men, and opportunity

Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.


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A Quote by Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus Alcuin of York on driving, faith, force, men, people, and religion

Men can be attracted but not forced to the faith. You may drive people to baptism, (but) you won't move them one step further in religion.

Albinus Flaccus Alcuinus (735 - 804)

Source: 12,000 Religious Quotations, by Frank S. Mead, 1989.

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A Quote by Albrecht Dürer on art, awareness, blindness, diligence, errors, judgment, knowledge, men, reason, ridicule, and sanity

But when great and ingenious artists behold their so inept performances, not undeservedly do they ridicule the blindness of such men; since sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence. Now the sole reason why painters of this sort are not aware of their own error is that they have not learnt Geometry, without which no one can either be or become an absolute artist; but the blame for this should be laid upon their masters, who are themselves ignorant of this art.

Albrecht Derer (1471 - 1528)

Source: The Art of Measurement. 1525.

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A Quote by Albert Peel, D.D. on children, failure, god, individuality, love, men, men and women, needs, and women

To remember that one is God's child, His own, that no matter what one has done God loves, even to the end, with a love that never lets go-that is the word men and women need when wars, hot and cold, mass movements and mass production, sweep over and swamp the individual. All else but this assurance fails the man in dire need.

Albert Peel

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A Quote by Albert Pike on anger, heart, improvement, men, struggle, success, world, and yielding

He who endeavors to serve, to benefit, and improve the world, is like a swimmer, who struggles against a rapid current, in a river lashed into angry waves by the winds. Often they roar over his head, often they beat him back and baffle him. Most men yield to the stress of the current... Only here and there the stout, strong heart and vigorous arms struggle on toward ultimate success.

Albert Pike (1809 - 1891)

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A Quote by Albert N. Neibacker, D.D. on communism, facts, fatherhood, learning, men, peace, and war

When we pray "Our Father," I am praying for you, you are praying for me. In fact, if men everywhere would only learn to pray aright, "Our Father," there would be no differences to settle. It would not be long before Communist, imperialist, capitalist and what have you would stop their cold war and start to live at peace with one another.

Albert N. Neibacker

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