condition quotes

I realise that I had the best of serious picture journalism. There was an innocence in our approach, especially in the 1950s and 1960s when we naively believed that by holding a mirror up to the world we could help - no matter how little - to make people aware of the human condition.Eve Arnold

The dualism itself becomes a sort of presupposition or datum; its terms condition the further problem.James Mark Baldwin

The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar. I have always believed that you do not measure the health of a society by GNP but by the condition of its worst off.Zygmunt Bauman

When our Heavenly Father placed Adam and Eve on this earth, He did so with the purpose in mind of teaching them how to regain His presence. Our Father promised a Savior to redeem them from their fallen condition.Ezra Taft Benson

Religious suffering is at once the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of the heartless world, as it is the soul of soulless condition. It is the opium of the people.John Desmond Bernal

I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition.John Boehner

If we can't laugh at ourselves and the human condition, we're going to be mean.Eileen Brennan

People who are mean or unkind or rigid - think about it - cannot laugh at themselves. If we can't laugh at ourselves and the human condition, we're going to be mean.Eileen Brennan

This idea of how everything is interconnected, and the impermanence of things.. It sums up the human condition to me, and it helps me on my path.Jeff Bridges

I think what makes people fascinating is conflict, it's drama, it's the human condition. Nobody wants to watch perfection.Nicolas Cage

Often, we ignore the fact that our spiritual condition and psychological state of mind are highly affected by what is happening to us physically.Tony Campolo

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.Albert Camus

I think there is a need to have more women running companies, but you can't... appoint women just to appoint women, just to satisfy a particular condition. What you want more than anything is to develop women in the organisation who will, when they get to the top, be fully capable of delivering and doing the job effectively.Cynthia Carroll

The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.Willa Cather

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

The present condition of fame is merely fashion.Gilbert K. Chesterton

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