Quotes of Authorized

“ His imagination resembled the wings of an ostrich. It enabled him to run, though not to soar. ”

- Thomas Babington Macaulay

“ No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood. One must reproduce the musical text exactly, but not play like a stone. ”

- Olivier Messiaen

“ If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ I did not attend his funeral, but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. ”

- Karl Marx

“ A diplomat these days is nothing but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead. ”

- Edith Wharton

“ There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow. ”

- Dorothea Brande

“ Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth. ”

- Giovanni Boccaccio

“ Lobbyists are not permitted in our meetings and are not involved in the program in any way. ”

- Dick Clark

“ The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class shall represent and repress them in parliament. ”

- Vladimir Lenin

“ The fact that boys are allowed to exist at all is evidence of a remarkable Christian forbearance among men. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ The written word has this advantage, that it lasts and can await the time when it is allowed to take effect. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ None but those who work are entitled to eat. ”

- Aesop

“ In the end, the writer is not even allowed to live in his writing. ”

- Theodor W. Adorno

“ It fascinates me that there are people like that, and they're allowed to vote. ”

- Scott Adams

“ Government is a kind of legalized pillage. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. ”

- John Pierpont Morgan

“ If one man can be allowed to determine for himself what is law, every man can. That means first chaos, then tyranny. Legal process is an essential part of the democratic process. ”

- Felix Frankfurter

“ I must be allowed to be as I am. ”

- Agnetha Faltskog

“ Nothing is true. Everything is permitted. ”

- Unknown

“ An active welfare state must provide a floor below which no one should be allowed to fall, but its primary role must be to enable people to provide for themselves. ”

- John Hutton

“ Nothing as mundane as mere evidence can be allowed to threaten a vision so deeply satisfying. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ All religions must be tolerated, for every man must get to heaven in his own way. ”

- Frederick The Great

“ Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. ”

- Bible

“ In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute. ”

- Francis Schaeffer

“ One of the difficulties of not knowing for so long whether we were doing a fifth season or not was that we weren't really allowed to go out shopping for work. ”

- Claudia Black

“ Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted. ”

- Franz Kafka

“ If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted. ”

- Franz Kafka

“ We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. ”

- Albert Einstein
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