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Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side.
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
Rainer Maria Rilke
No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
C. S. Lewis
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
O' What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other: given the upper, to find the under side.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can't do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.
Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
If I held you any closer I would be on the other side of you.
What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that's just not what the founders intended.
If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Norman Vincent Peale
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side.
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