Quotes with allowed
The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.
Things Fall Apart
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
I just want to do God's will. And he’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
From an address given in Memphis the night before his assassination, April 3, 1968
Keep your exclamation points under control. You are allowed no more than two or three per 100,000 words of prose. If you have the knack of playing with exclaimers the way Tom Wolfe does, you can throw them in by the handful.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)
Our principle is that the Party commands the gun, and the gun must never be allowed to command the Party.
The Little Red Book (1964)
Wanted, a man who is symmetrical, and not one-sided in his development, who has not sent all the energies of his being into one narrow specialty and allowed all the other branches of his life to wither and die.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
Satire is at once the most agreeable and most dangerous of mental qualities. It always pleases when it is refined, but we always fear those who use it too much; yet satire should be allowed when unmixed with spite, and when the person satirized can join in the satire.
No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until he has allowed himself to see his own littleness.
Dreams and Facts (1919).
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons that American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to!
I've been allowed a few more years - I hope. My lung capacity is naturally limited now, but I had a pretty good set before the disease hit me, so it isn't too noticeable in my everyday life.