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Letter "J" » justifying
«Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.»
«A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion»
«?The hardest thing in the world is to assume the mood of a warrior. It is of no use to be sad and complain and feel justified in doing so, believing that someone is always doing something it us. Nobody is doing anything to anybody, much less to a warrior.?»
«Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that ''God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself',' but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.»
«Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.»
«A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.»
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
, open up
«If any man trespass against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to cause him to swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house: / Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.»
«If a man sin against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house; / Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.»
«Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.»
Author: Mark Twain
, get rid of
, rid of
, Rid of Me
, The Less
, to get
«No man is justified in doing evil on the grounds of expedience»