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Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
Edgar Allan Poe
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
Henry David Thoreau
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.
David Herbert Lawrence
I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
True character arises from a deeper well than religion.
E. O. Wilson
In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.
From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts; in a uniform manner.
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.
Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.
The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
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