rebellion

A Quote by Stephen Neill on acceptance, anger, clarity, evil, god, obedience, people, rebellion, virtue, and world

Every virtue is a form of obedience to God. Every evil word or act is a form of rebellion against Him. This may not be clear at first; but, if we think patiently, we shall find that it is true. Why were you angry? You will probably find that it w as because you were not willing to accept the world as God has made it, or because you were not willing to leave it to God to deal with the people that He has made.

Stephen Neill

Source: The Christian Character

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A Quote by Samuel Dickenson Burchard on rebellion

We are Republicans, and don't propose to leave our party and identify ourselves with the party whose antecedents have been Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion.

Samuel Dickenson Burchard (1812 - 1891)

Source: one of the deputation visiting Mr. Blaine, Oct. 29, 1884.

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A Quote by Samuel Adams on power, rebellion, and struggle

What has commonly been called rebellion has more often been nothing but a manly and glorious struggle in opposition to the lawless power of rebellious kings and princes.

Samuel Adams (1722 - 1803)

Source: 1776

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on fraud, guilt, philosophy, rebellion, and temper

Thy steady temper, Portius, Can look on guilt, rebellion, fraud, and Cæsar, In the calm lights of mild philosophy.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

Source: Cato. Act i. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by John Adams on america, congress, decisions, difficulty, enemies, life, nations, people, rebellion, revolution, struggle, time, and trouble

You say that at the time of the Congress, in 1765, "The great mass of the people were zealous in the cause of America." "The great mass of the people" is an expression that deserves analysis. New York and Pennsylvania were so nearly divided, if their propensity was not against us, that if New England on one side and Virginia on the other had not kept them in awe, they would have joined the British. Marshall, in his life of Washington, tells us, that the southern States were nearly equally divided. Look into the Journals of Congress, and you will see how seditious, how near rebellion were several counties of New York, and how much trouble we had to compose them. The last contest, in the town of Boston, in 1775, between Whig and Tory, was decided by five against two. Upon the whole, if we allow two thirds of the people to have been with us in the revolution, is not the allowance ample? Are not two thirds of the nation now with the administration? Divided we ever have been, and ever must be. Two thirds always had and will have more difficulty to struggle with the one third than with all our foreign enemies. He referred to a Congress "held at New York, A.D. 1765, on the subject of the American stamp act" (p. 62).

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Source: letter to Thomas McKean, August 31, 1813.—The Works of John Adams, ed. Charles Francis Adams, vol. 10, p. 63 (1856).

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on devil, discontent, divorce, family, pride, problems, rebellion, teenage, and women

One of Satan's greatest tools is pride: to cause a man or a woman to center so much attention on self that he or she becomes insensitive to his Creator or fellow beings. It is a cause for discontent, divorce, teenage rebellion, family indebtedness, and most other problems we face.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Conference Report, April 1979, Ensign May 1979

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on birth, children, control, destruction, devil, family, fatherhood, home, people, politics, rebellion, women, words, and path

And so today, the undermining of the home and family is on the increase, with the devil anxiously working to displace the father as the head of the home and create rebellion among the children. [Isaiah] describes the condition when [he] states, "As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them." and then these words follow-and consider these words seriously when you think of those political leaders who are promoting birth control and abortion: "O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths." Isaiah 3:12 KJV

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Conference Report, Oct. 1970

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A Quote by Ayn Rand on acceptance, joy, love, mind, necessity, pain, punishment, rebellion, secrets, songs, struggle, suffering, vision, work, and worth

It was his Fourth Concerto, the last work he had written. The crash of its opening chords swept the sights of the streets away from her mind. The Concerto was a great cry of rebellion. It was a 'NO' flung at some vast process of torture, a denial of suffering, a denial that held the agony of the struggle to break free. The sounds were like a voice saying: There is no necessity for pain - why, then, is the worst pain reserved for those who will not accept its necessity? - we who hold the love and the secret of joy, to what punishment have we been sentenced for it, and by whom? . . . The sounds of torture became defiance, the statement of agony became a hymn to a distant vision for whose sake anything was worth enduring, even this. It was the song of rebellion - and of a desperate quest.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

Source: (Atlas 69)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on nobility and rebellion

It is not rebellion itself which is noble but the demands it makes upon us.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on innocence, nostalgia, and rebellion

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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