Quotes having the keyword Condition
It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.
by Lionel Trilling (born in 1905) keywords: badness, condition, consent, contemplation, cruel, cruelty, humane, make, our, possible, spiritual, us , will
I pass over the toil and suffering and danger which attended the redemption and cultivation of their lands by the colonists, and turn to their civil condition and to the conduct and history of the government.
by William H. Wharton (born in 1802) keywords: attended, civil, colonists, condition, conduct, cultivation, danger, government, history, lands, over, pass, redemption, suffering, their, toil, turn , which
We are not cured of alcoholism. What we have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition. Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of God's will into all of our daily activities.
by William Griffith Wilson (born in 1895) keywords: activities, alcoholism, carry, condition, contingent, cured, daily, day, every, god, into, maintenance, must, our, reprieve, spiritual, vision , will
In such a condition of affairs, the practical difference between the abolitionist and the sympathizer, to the man who lost his slave and could not recover it, was very nebulous.
by John Sergeant Wise (born in 1846) keywords: affairs, between, condition, could, difference, his, lost, man, practical, recover, slave, such , very
When the machine had been fastened with a wire to the track, so that it could not start until released by the operator, and the motor had been run to make sure that it was in condition, we tossed a coin to decide who should have the first trial. Wilbur won.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: been, coin, condition, could, decide, fastened, first, had, machine, make, motor, operator, released, run, should, start, sure, tossed, track, trial, until, wilbur, wire , won