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  • Real wisdom is simple. Living life rightly does not have to be a complicated challenge.

    Real   Live Life   Simple  
  • The most fundamental paradox is that if we're never to use force, we must be prepared to use it and to use it successfully. We Americans don't want war and we don't start fights. We don't maintain a strong military force to conquer or coerce others. The purpose of our military is simple and straightforward: we want to prevent war.

    Strong   Military   War  
    "The uncommon wisdom of Ronald Reagan: a portrait in his own words".
  • The practice of yogasana for the sake of health, to keep fit, or to maintain flexibility is the external practice of yoga. While this is a legitimate place to begin, it is not the end. Even in simple asanas, one is experiencing the three levels of quest: the external quest, which brings firmness of the body; the internal quest, which brings steadiness of intelligence; and the innermost quest, which brings benevolence of spirit.

    Yoga   Simple   Practice  
    "Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom".
  • It is rational to choose the right means to your ends to develop very elegant abstract formal theories of rational choice, and then turn these into what look like moral theories. Philosophers tend to be ravished by the formal beauty of such theories, and they don't pay much attention to the fact that our human limitations make them pretty useless in practice, while the simple point about instrumental reasoning is too shallow to be of much real moral interest.

    Real   Mean   Simple  
  • How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.

  • I think making things that appear simple is incredibly hard.

    Simple   Thinking   Hard  
    Interview with Molly Prentiss, September 13, 2016.
  • You are all alike, you respectable people. You can't tell me the bursting strain of a ten-inch gun, which is a very simple matter;but you all think you can tell me the bursting strain of a man under temptation. You daren't handle high explosives; but you're all ready to handle honesty and truth and justice and the whole duty of man, and kill one another at that game. What a country! What a world!

    Country   Honesty   Gun  
    George Bernard Shaw (2015). “The Collected Plays of George Bernard Shaw (Illustrated): Including Renowned Titles like Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, The Inca Of Perusalem, Macbeth Skit, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion”, p.1455, e-artnow
  • Our approach has worked for us. Look at the fun we, our managers, and our shareholders are having. More people should copy us. It's not difficult, but it looks difficult because it's unconventional - it isn't the way things are normally done. We have low overhead, don't have quarterly goals and budgets or a standard personnel system, and our investing is much more concentrated than average. It's simple and common sense.

    Fun   Simple   Average  
    "Charlie Munger Speaks". Charlie Munger's comments on Berkshire Hathaway and Wesco at the 2000 Wesco Financial Annual Meeting, May 15, 2000.
  • You cannot be a fully functioning 21st-century citizen in America unless you have access to high-speed broadband. It's as simple as that.

  • I think so many young girls get caught up in the challenge of being with somebody who's dangerous, who's bad, who's enticing, who's all of those things, and you forget what it's like to enjoy simple love.

    Girl   Simple   Thinking  
    Seventeen Magazine Interview, October 12, 2009.
  • Of one thing, however, I am certain. Just as an execution without adequate safeguards is unacceptable, so too is an execution when the condemned prisoner can prove that he is innocent. The execution of a person who can show that he is innocent comes perilously close to simple murder.

  • Oh, child, men's men: gentle or simple, they're much of a muchness.

    Children   Simple   Men  
    George Eliot (2016). “Daniel Deronda”, p.401, George Eliot
  • It's not so simple to just stay in the moment and trust your game and your strength that you can turn it around.

    Simple   Games   Moments  
  • Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does.

    Interview with Michael Wohl, November 1, 2001.
  • Beneath all of her thoughts and worries, beneath the complication of conflicting identities and needs, maybe it's as simple as loving the way some other person looks when they're sleeping.

    Sleep   Simple   Worry  
  • Everything is so infinitely simple, so infinitely beautiful.

  • The sorcerer is a Simple Realist: the world is real--but then so must consciousness be real since its effects are so tangible.

    Real   Simple   World  
    Hakim Bey (2003). “T.A.Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism”, p.22, Autonomedia
  • Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds. Remy de Gourmont An idea is salvation by imagination

    Lying   Simple   Ideas  
  • However, I think that sometimes when shows do, you know, have a good season or a bad season, it comes down to something as simple as the crop of contestants that year, and do they break through in a way that makes the audience excited. Those are the kinds of things that tend to make a difference, more so than tweaks to the format and that sort of stuff, as much as we, obviously, would all like to try to assume that it's in our power.

    Simple   Thinking   Years  
    "Reality Check: Dan Cutforth On What Keeps ‘Top Chef’ Sharp, Cutting Through The Clutter & What’s Next". Interview with Dominic Patten, June 16, 2014.
  • If you're a simple person today, and want to live simply, that is awfully seditious. And to advise people to live simply is more seditious still.

    Simple   People   Want  
    "Permaculture: Design For Living". Interview with Alan AtKisson, 1991.
  • One cannot make command decisions simply by assessing the tactical situation and going ahead with whatever course of action will do the most harm to the enemy with a minimum of death and damage to your own men and materiel. Modern warfare has become very complex, especially during the last century. Wars are won not by a simple series of battles won, but by a complex interrelationship among military victory, economic pressures, logistic maneuvering, access to the enemy’s information, political postures—dozens, literally dozens of factors.

    Military   War   Men  
  • Even faith in God is only a stage on the way. Ultimately you abandon all, for you come to something so simple that there are no words to express it.

  • It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that.

    Life   Simple   Curiosity  
    Tove Jansson (2007). “Fair Play: A Novel”, Sort of
  • There is a complete difference between art and the art market. Prices are high now for the simple reason that there are people are willing to pay them. The market dominates the art world today because at the moment collectors call the shots. Like everything else that won't last forever.

  • When I'm choosing things, there's a level of intelligence I want to peel off, whether it's written in terribly simple sentences, whether it's from the point of view of a dog, or a 15-year-old boy.

    Dog   Boys   Simple  
  • The simple fact is that the World is too busy to give the Holy Spirit a chance to enter in.

    Simple   Giving   World  
    William Barclay (1964). “The Gospel of John”
  • The thing that I really want to try and do is just live my life really openly and honestly. I think there's so much power in that, as simple as it is.

  • You have to observe a few simple rules in dressing, which are really not rules; it's just being appropriate. If you're 70 and want to wear miniskirts, 70-year-old knees ain't pretty!

    Simple   Years   Want  
  • Being a movie star is a quality that somebody sort of embodies, and being a celebrity is something that people give to you. It has to do with being recognizable, as opposed to something that people recognize in you. I just hope to make good movies. I know that sounds simple, but it's true.

    Stars   Simple   People  
  • I think entrepreneurs have a great opportunity to think of how to make things more understandable, simple and beautiful.

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