Quotes with manner
A human being is part of the whole called by us universe , a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from the prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty...We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
It is absurd to run towards death because you are tired of life, when it is your manner of life that has made you run towards death.
As quoted by Seneca the Younger in Epistulae morales ad Lucilium.
Laws are no longer made by a rational process of public discussion; they are made by a process of blackmail and intimidation, and they are executed in the same manner.
The American Mercury (May 1930)
Jealousy is in a manner just and reasonable, as it tends to preserve a good which belongs, or which we believe belongs to us. Envy, on the other hand, is a fury that cannot endure the happiness of others.
Self-love increases or diminishes for us the good qualities of our friends, in proportion to the satisfaction we feel with them; and we judge of their merit by the manner in which they act towards us.
To have nothing to say and to say it in a tragic manner is not the same thing as having something to say.
The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things.
The Preface To ‘The Picture Of Dorian Gray’, 1891
That no freeman ought to be taken, or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties, or privileges, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Article 21 from the Declaration of Rights in the Maryland Constitution of 1776