Quotes of Concede

“ Erotica is pornography I am willing to publicly admit I like. ”

- Spider Robinson

“ She concedes that she's the one she pleases. ”

- Kim Carnes

“ If you never concede a goal, you're going to win more games than you lose. ”

- Bobby Moore

“ Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. ”

- Frederick Douglass

“ When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing. ”

- Gayle Sayers

“ The power of daring anything their fancy suggests, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet. ”

- Horace

“ A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ The power to tax, once conceded, has no limits; it contains until it destroys. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits. ”

- Dan Barker

“ Many of the Europeans who want Israel to go away don't even know why they do. Nearly a third of those interviewed concede they have no idea what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about. It's enough to know that Israelis are Jews. ”

- Suzanne Fields

“ If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success. ”

- Max Born

“ You can concede to an opponent something he hasn't earned. It's one thing to underestimate an opponent. But maybe the worst thing is to overestimate. You always play your strengths. But that doesn't mean you become predictable. ”

- Chuck Knox

“ We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue — the same liberty that is conceded to the art of the written word, that art to which we owe the Bible and the works of Shakespeare. ”

- David Wark Griffiths

“ Liberalism — it is well to recall this today — is the supreme form of generosity; it is the right which the majority concedes to minorities and hence it is the noblest cry that has ever resounded in this planet. It announces the determination to share existence with the enemy; more than that, with an enemy which is weak. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ Leave this hypocritical prating about the masses. Masses are rude, lame, unmade, pernicious in their demands and influence, and need not to be flattered, but to be schooled. I wish not to concede anything to them, but to tame, drill, divide, and break them up, and draw individuals out of them. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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