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«Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.»
«Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being»
«Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.»
Author: B. R. Ambedkar
, political ideology
, political liberty
, set in
«Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it.»
«All that God asks you most pressingly is to go out of yourself - and let God be God in you'? One could think that, in separating himself from creatures, the mystic leaves his brothers, humanity, behind. The same Eckhart affirms that, on the contrary,»
«On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.»
Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
, on the side
, on the whole
, The Saints
«POSITIVISM, n. A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent. Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
«MOLECULE, n. The ultimate, indivisible unit of matter. It is distinguished from the corpuscle, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter, by a closer resemblance to the atom, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter. Three great scientific theories of the structure of the universe are the molecular, the corpuscular and the atomic. A fourth affirms, with Haeckel, the condensation of precipitation of matter from ether --whose existence is proved by the condensation of precipitation. The present trend of scientific thought is toward the theory of ions. The ion differs from the molecule, the corpuscle and the atom in that it is an ion. A fifth theory is held by idiots, but it is doubtful if they know any more about the matter than the others.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, scientific theory
, theory of
«My mind remains attuned to Your Name; Nanak affirms this as his greatest pleasure.»
«The role of the intelligence -that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.»