Quotes of Equilibrium

“ The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums. ”

- Peter De Vries

“ I am probably exaggerating a little, but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper. ”

- Julian Green

“ Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium. ”

- Nathalie Sarraute

“ Democracies must have equilibrium... and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized. ”

- Romano Prodi

“ We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. Persons who are secure with a transcendental system of values and a deep sense of moral duties are possessors of values which no man and no catastrophe can take from them. ”

- Francis J. Braceland

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ Golf is based on honesty, where else would you admit to a seven on a par three? ”

- Jimmy Demaret

“ Holi par sabhi ko sabhi rango se milkar ek rang, apko mile jo apki khusiyon ko rangin bana de. ”

- Unknown

“ Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men. ”

- Jose Marti

“ We gave a below par performance. ”

- John Gall

“ Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness. ”

- Helen Keller

“ To dispose a soul to action we must upset its equilibrium. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Sometimes the world puts a spin on life. When our equilibrium returns to us, we understand more because we've seen the whole picture. ”

- Davis Barton

“ The world is not dialectical — it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil. ”

- Jean Baudrillard

“ Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium. ”

- Camille Paglia

“ Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ Every phase of evolution commences by being in a state of unstable force and proceeds through organization to equilibrium. Equilibrium having been achieved, no further development is possible without once more oversetting the A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet… ”

- Kabbalah

“ A serene fortitude in the face of disappointment and chagrin should be our goal. If you have evaded all unhappiness in life your happiness is place in unstable equilibrium by the constant dread that some unavoidable disappointment is just around the corner… ”

- W. Beran Wolfe

“ Equilibrium is found when within the process there's a good balance between justice and peace, which makes it clear that there must be reparation for the society and for the victims and that amnesty or pardon cannot take in atrocious crimes. ”

- Alvaro Uribe Velez

“ Wolves which batten upon lambs, lambs consumed by wolves, the strong who immolate the weak, the weak victims of the strong: there you have Nature, there you have her intentions, there you have her scheme: a perpetual action and reaction, a host of vices, a host of virtues, in one word, a perfect equilibrium resulting from the equality of good and evil on earth. ”

- Marquis de Sade

“ We Americans have the chance to become someday a nation in which all radical stocks and classes can exist in their own selfhoods, but meet on a basis of respect and equality and live together, socially, economically, and politically. We can become a dynamic equilibrium, a harmony of many different elements, in which the whole will be greater than all its parts and greater than any society the world has seen before… ”

- Shirley Chisholm

“ To find the point where hypothesis and fact meet; the delicate equilibrium between dream and reality; the place where fantasy and earthly things are metamorphosed into a work of art; the hour when faith in the future becomes knowledge of the past; to lay down one's power for others in need; to shake off the old ordeal and get ready for the new; to question, knowing that never can the full answer be found; to accept uncertainties quietly, even our incomplete knowledge of God; this is what man's journey is about, I think. ”

- Lillian Smith

“ Throughout recorded time… there have been three kinds of people in the world, the High, the Middle, and the Low. They have been subdivided in many ways, they have borne countless different names, and their relative numbers, as well as their attitude towards one another, have varied from age to age: but the essential structure of society has never altered… ”

- George Orwell

“ That doctrine of peace at any price has done more mischief than any I can well recall that have been afloat in this country. It has occasioned more wars than any of the most ruthless conquerors. It has disturbed and nearly destroyed that political equilibrium so necessary to the liberties and the welfare of the world. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established. ”

- Georges Bataille
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