condition quotes

Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.William Ellery Channing

That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.Lydia M. Child

We like to believe that, in our lifetime, the human condition is improving.Nick Clooney

Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.Joseph Conrad

The President is not squaring with the American people as to the seriousness of our nation's fiscal condition. It is time for people to stand up and tell the truth.Kent Conrad

The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.John Philpot Curran

I don't think I knew that you could be a novelist. I think a lot of my students are in the same condition. I thought it was unreachable, that it was sort of dead people. It took me a long time - I think I was well into novel writing before I really thought, 'Actually, this is a valid pastime.'Rachel Cusk

Your body has enough weight for you to be in perfect condition just working against yourself.Jean-Claude Van Damme

I thought if I could create a convincing cat I could say and do anything I wanted on the human condition.Jim Davis

Anybody who believes and experiences their life and doesn't have shades of gray in it doesn't live where I live and is simply not in touch with the reality of the human condition.Alexis Denisof

Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice! That's the condition of the female. Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries.Betty Dodson

Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.Mary Baker Eddy

History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.Milton Friedman

Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.Erich Fromm

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.Mahatma Gandhi

Yep, I'm a geek. Ever since I got the Millennium Falcon for Christmas in 1978. And I still have it, in perfect condition, just without the box... but I still play with it!Joseph Gatt

And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition.Juan Goytisolo

Theater publicly reveals the human condition through appealing to both intellect and emotion. Architecture, whether lowly or exalted, can do the same.Hugh Hardy

From your confessor, lawyer and physician, hide not your case on no condition.John Harington

However, further research has shown that it is the normal condition for humans and for most other mammals. It seems pretty clear why this is the case for most mammals and for most human beings.Marvin Harris