Saint Teresa of Avila - Passive pleasure is no pleasure at all.
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Artemisia Gentileschi - Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.
[ Above Bears Blazing Faith Hope Passively Past Patience Rather Serene Simply Spirit Storm Suffers Things Until Yes]
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Lillian Russell - To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.
[ Being Different Make Object Oneself Passive Thing Very]
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Studs Terkel - I didn't know how to go about preparing for the part of someone who can't remember who he is. The frustration angle is written in, but there's also this incredible passive state.
[ Also Angle Frustration Go How Incredible Know Part Passive Preparing Remember Someone State Written]
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Maurice de Vlaminck - Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science.
[ Active Experimentation Observation Passive Science]
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Robert Wagner - In this very real world, good doesn't drive out evil. Evil doesn't drive out good. But the energetic displaces the passive.
[ Drive Energetic Evil Good Out Passive Real Very World]
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- Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
[ Active Better Evil Good Passive Than]
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- The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing."
[ Active Adventure Expects Experience Goes Happen Him Interesting Passive Search Strenuously Things Tourist Traveler Went]
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- It is unfortunate that Americans are no longer aware of what the constitution says and what their rights are. Because of that, we are often very passive about what happens when the government violates those rights.
[ Americans Aware Because Constitution Government Happens Longer Often Passive Rights Says Their Those Unfortunate Very Violates]
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- I think you can't be passive in making this film - or in watching it.
[ Film Making Passive Think Watching]
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- Mental events, it is said, are not passive happenings but the acts of a subject.
[ Acts Events Happenings Mental Passive Said Subject]
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- Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned.
[ Anything Clothes Concerned Contact Creative Culture Far First Most Music Passive Relationship]
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- The real or supposed rights of man are of two kinds, active and passive; the right in certain cases to do as we list; and the right we possess to the forbearance or assistance of other men.
[ Active Assistance Cases Certain Forbearance Kinds List Man Men Other Passive Possess Real Right Rights Supposed Two]
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- The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.
[ Active Brooding Compelled Concept Constitution Devotion Even Hostility Lead Neutrality Only Passive Pervasive Prohibited Religious Results Secular Seems Such]
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- Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
[ Active Belief Faith Passive]
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- The crucial question one comes back to is the examination; without that experience is meaningless. And I think it's true that society is becoming more and more passive, less and less fired up with enthusiasm, in many spheres.
[ Back Becoming Comes Crucial Enthusiasm Examination Experience Fired Less Many Meaningless More Passive Question Society Spheres Think True Up Without]
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- If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied.
[ Bound Church Clergy Denied Faith Judgment Matters Obedience Passive Power Practically Practice Private Right Then Vests]
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- So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy.
[ Actively Assent Authority Canons Clergy Constitution Cooperate Enacting Forming Making Matters Merely Passively Procedure Rules Same These Too]
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- One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
[ Active Even Leader Leaders Leadership Mind Never Observers Off Passive Secret Spectators Turns]
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- Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
[ After Along Become Cutting Desire Desires Far God Heart His Hunger Intensely Learn Man May Mind Must Mystic Obstacle Off Passively Road Soul Stillness Strength Thirst Travel Uncontrolled Would Yet]
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- I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.
[ Am Camera Open Passive Quite Recording Shutter Thinking]
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- It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree.
[ Active Bears Black Could Does Effective Fights Fury His Man More Nevertheless Passive Passively Possibly Present Resistance Storm Struggle Than Though Tree Willow]
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- He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.
[ Accepts Against Cooperating Evil Helps Involved Much Passively Perpetrate Protesting Really Without]
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- Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy.
[ Democracy Fatalism Never Party Passive Revolutionary Role Social]
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- Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
[ Enemy Fatal Goal Make Our Passive Passivity Us]
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- Of course. I favor passive investing for most investors, because markets are amazingly successful devices for incorporating information into stock prices.
[ Amazingly Because Course Devices Favor Incorporating Information Into Investing Investors Markets Most Passive Prices Stock Successful]
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- Human material seems to have one major defect: it does not like to be considered merely as human material. It finds it hard to endure the feeling that it must resign itself to passive acceptance of changes introduced from above.
[ Above Acceptance Changes Considered Defect Does Endure Feeling Finds Hard Human Introduced Itself Major Material Merely Must Passive Resign Seems]
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- Women are not inherently passive or peaceful.
[ Inherently Passive Peaceful Women]
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- Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.
[ America Counted Did Had Passive Today Wrong]
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- Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
[ Active Appeals Maverick More Passive Than Which Word]
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- Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
[ Commitment Dr Gandhi King Non-Violence Passive Resistance Used]
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- A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
[ Amid Blessing Committed Crime Few Individuals Initiative More Passive Shocking Unscrupulous]
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- To passively get up and play a bunch of old songs wouldn't have really motivated us. So we are bringing the new material into the set and it goes down really well.
[ Bringing Bunch Down Get Goes Into Material Motivated New Old Passively Play Really Set Songs Up Us Well]
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- Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
[ Absence Aggressive Alternatives Conflict Creative Passive Peace Presence Responding Responses Violence]
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- We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled.
[ Desires Different Discover Live Needs Ourselves Passively Stand Unfulfilled Want Will]
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- Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
[ Action Beliefs Come Creator Doing Down Earth Future Grace Happen Here High Honor Hope Infuse Life Love Make Now Own Passively Right Upon Wait Waiting Whatever Your Yourself]
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- Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.
[ Doing Give Indifferent Life Meaning Obligation Our Overcome Passive]
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- All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
[ Agree Agreed Character Control Evidence Experience Facts Individual Intellect Laboring Made Merely Observers Over Passive Senses Sensible Through Toward Under Which Will]
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