Permission Quotes

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.

Terri Apter

Freedom is coming to mean little more than the right to ask permission.

Joseph Sobran

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

Grace Hopper

This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.

Sally Schneider

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.

Ayn Rand

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same

Nelson Mandela

There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that.

Robert Benchley

When she became very ill with heart trouble, I saw that it would be impossible for my parents to provide for my studies, and I obtained their permission to go to sea to make a career for myself there.

Fritz Sauckel

When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.

Charles Krauthammer

You need to find somebody who will speak the same language. We understand that we couldn't have any kind of discussion without permission, without a legal framework behind it.

Anatoly Chubais

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.

Arnold Bennett

No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it

Theodore Roosevelt

As we let our light shine, we consciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.

Jan Carlzon

It's easier to apologize than ask for permission.

Pat Riley

When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.

Abert F. Geoffrey

It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.

Robert South

I cannot do anything without Godís permission.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

Bible

We need to give ourselves permission to act out our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations, more phenomena, but live our strongest dreams - even if it takes a lifetime.

Vijali Hamilton

Who is this Renaissance? Where did he come from? Who gave him permission to cram the Republic with his execrable daubs?

Mark Twain

Why are women immobile? Because so many feel like theyíre waiting for someone to say, ëYouíre good, youíre pretty, I give you permission.

Eve Ensler

If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.

Grace Hopper

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : February 16, 2010
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