Quotes with based
Understand that happiness is not based on possessions, power or prestige, but on relationships with people you love and respect.
21 Suggestions for Success
All progress is based upon the universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
The Note-Books of Samuel Butler (1912)
I have zero desire to add to the myriad of machine-based, synth-driven grooves out there.
In a press release about his new album, A Map Of The Floating City (2010)
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
To have faith in the possibility of love as a social and not only exceptional-individual phenomenon, is a rational faith based on the insight into the very nature of man.
The Art of Loving (1956)
The most just war is one which is founded upon undoubted rights, and which, in addition, promises to the state advantages commensurate with the sacrifices required and the hazards incurred. Unfortunately, in our times there are so many doubtful and contested rights that most wars, though apparently based upon bequests, or wills, or marriages, are in reality but wars of expediency.
Art of War. Originally published in 1862.
You don't have a peaceful revolution. You don't have a turn-the-other-cheek revolution. There's no such thing as a nonviolent revolution. The only kind of revolution that's nonviolent is the Negro revolution. The only revolution based on loving your enemy is the Negro revolution.
Message to the Grass Roots speech (November 10, 1963)
The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
Am I wringing as much bias out of myself as I can; am I judging people, as much as I can, based on not the color of their skin but the content of their character? That would, I think, be an appropriate exercise in the wake of this tragedy.
During a statement on race in America following Zimmerman verdict, July 19, 2013.
What I do is based on powers we all have inside us; the ability to endure; the ability to love, to carry on, to make the best of what we have — and you don’t have to be a ‘Superman’ to do it.
A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
On the Nature of Acquaintance: Neutral Monism (1914).
When wages are based on commission, piece rate, or a bonus or premium system, the stimulus to action is constantly presented. Every stroke of the hammer, every sale made, every figure added increases the wage. The wage thus continuously beckons the work to greater accomplishment.
Increasing Human Efficiency in Business - A contribution to the psychology of business (1911)
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
We will define history as a mental construct of the past based on evidence which has been carefully subjected to the tests of validity and then critically and systematically ordered and interpreted to present a story of [humans’] interaction with other [humans] in a society.
Probing the Past
My policies are based not on some economics theory, but on things I and millions like me were brought up with: an honest day's work for an honest day's pay; live within your means; put by a nest egg for a rainy day; pay your bills on time; support the police.
The News of the World (September 20, 1981)
Democracy is based on the conviction that man has the moral and intellectual capacity, as well as the inalienable right, to govern himself with reason and justice.
The most successful marriages are based on lies.
House, Occam's Razor. By Dr. Gregory House.
The most successful marriages are based on lies. You're off to a great start!
House, Maternity. By Dr. Gregory House.