Quotes with allow
I will not allow the Athenians to sin twice against philosophy.
During the uprisings against Macedonian rule that followed the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E., Alexander’s former tutor, Aristotle, escaped Athens saying this. Appeared in the article, "What Is a Pholosopher?", on May 16th 2010 in New York Times, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/what-is-a-philosopher/.
Contrary to popular opinion, America's family-owned and privately held corporations are not being destroyed by confiscarry taxation, ruthless competitors, unproductive labor, technological change, or insidious regulation. Family businesses fail because they allow themselves to be destroyed, slowly but surely, by the inaction of their owner/managers. The businesses fail because, more often than not, these people never make the decisions needed to ensure the vitality of their companies in an ever-changing, ever more complex world. Family business owners typically fail to recognize the needs of the future in managing their businesses.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.
I am an international leader, the dean of the Arab rulers, the king of kings of Africa and the imam of Muslims, and my international status does not allow me to descend to a lower level.
After walking out on a summit where he insulted King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (March 30, 2009)
I guess the hard thing for a lot of people to accept is why God would allow me to go running through their yards, yelling and spinning around.
People who have had power, when they become powerless, are really tragic.... We just allow ourselves to be conditioned by a society so we become as important as we're supposed to be.'
Wanted, a man who, though he is dominated by a mighty purpose, will not permit one great faculty to dwarf, cripple, warp, or mutilate his manhood; who will not allow the over-development of one faculty to stunt or paralyze his other faculties.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come to harm.
The Humane Interface (2001)
How shall we allow ourselves to be moved to pity if not by transporting us out of ourselves and identifying ourselves with the suffering animal.
Emile, Book IV
The first object of any act of learning, over and beyond the pleasure it may give, is that it should serve us in the future. Learning should not only take us somewhere; it should allow us later to go further more easily.
Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School (1984)