Resort Life Quotes

In the day of prosperity we have many refuges to resort to; in the day of adversity, only one.

Horatius Bonar

Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

I believe that man is in the last resort so free a being that his right to be what he believes himself to be cannot be contested.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.

H.L. Menchen

The trouble with our praying is, we just do it as a means of last resort.

Will Rogers

To preserve wild animals implies generally the creation of a forest for them to dwell in or resort to.

Henry David Thoreau

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities

Friedrich Nietzsche

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.

Martin Luther King Jr

Journalists are like whores; as high as their ideals may be, they still have to resort to tricks to make money

Pierce Thorne

ULTIMATUM, n. In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions.

Ambrose Bierce

Business is the art of extracting money from another man's pocket without resorting to violence.

Max Amsterdam

One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting

Jimmy Carter

I tremble for our world, where, in the smallest ways, we find it impossible, as Marshall Hodgson enjoined, to find room for the other in our minds. If we cannot accommodate a viewpoint in a friend without resorting to unkindness, how can we hope to heal the terrible problems of our planet? I no longer think that any principle or opinion is worth anything if it makes you unkind or intolerant.

Karen Armstrong

I trust the time is nigh when, with the universal assent of civilized people, all international differences shall be determined without resort to arms by the benignant processes of civilization.

Chester A. Arthur

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