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Justice also has four aspects depth of understanding, profoundeness of knowledge, fairness of judgement and dearness of mind; because whoever tries his best to under- stand a problem will have to study it, whoever has the practice of studying the subject he is to deal with, will develop a clear mind and will always come to correct decisions, whoever tries to achieve all this will have to develop ample patience and forbearance and whoever has done this has done justice to the cause of religion and has led a life of good repute and fame.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

In all the work we do, our most valuable asset can be the attitude of self-examination. It is forgivable to make mistakes, but to stand fast behind a wall of self-righteousness and make the same mistake twice is not forgivable.

Dale E. Turner

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing. The main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unforeseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius

France needs to find something that makes it stand out. It's not enough for it to do almost as well as its neighbors.

Bernard Liautaud

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

Emily Dickinson

Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.

Barbara Boxer

The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.

Miguel de Cervantes

Routine is a ground to stand on, a wall to retreat to; we cannot draw on our boots without bracing ourselves against it.

Henry David Thoreau

Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.

Arabian Proverb

Words, as every one now knows, "mean" nothing by themselves, although the belief that they did ... was once equally universal. It is only when a thinker makes use of them that they stand for anything, or, in one sense, have "meaning."

Ogden & Richards

We must think things not words, or at least we must constantly translate our words into the facts for which they stand, if we are to keep to the real and the true.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Fiction is not a dream. nor is it guesswork. It is imagining based on facts, and the facts must be accurate or the work of imagining will not stand up.

Margaret Culkin Banning

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear - we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.

Solomon Ortiz

Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teenagers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.

Max Lerner

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