You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.
They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I – I wanted the public...
I was 16 when I entered the foster system, and know firsthand the statistics for ‘aging out.’
In the latter half of the last century the impact of the expanding influence of Western culture and economic system brought about in China a severe conflict.
In all the things I’ve gone through as a politician, I have seen that in this system it is really very difficult to make any headway without being somehow tainted. And let me say, ‘Let...
All I did was ask for rights. I didn’t attack anyone. I didn’t harass anyone. I didn’t oppose the system or the country or the authority. All I said is, ‘Why can’t I drive?’
The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
One of the points in which I was especially interested was the Jim Crow regulations, that is, the system of separation of the races in street cars and railroad trains.
When you vaccinate someone, or when you get infected, the microbe is presenting itself to the immune system in a way that the immune system recognizes the important elements of the microbe and makes an...
If disguise was a vehicle, murder was a world.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
There is no neat distinction between operating system software and the software that runs on top of it.
I content myself with the fact that the general system of our trade is a system of selfishness, is not dictated by the high sentiments of human nature much less by the sentiments of love...
Every country in the world has its own security system and its own security forces, its own police and its own army.
Socialism as such from its very origins is a workers’ system, and when there occur deviations, it is workers that react first.
I have always moved by intuition alone. I have no system, literary or political. I have no guiding political idea.
Too many multi-vitamins are packaged as one size fits all, but you should be more specific about what you need. When I was competing as a dancer, I took zinc for healthy skin and immune...
—Anton du Beke
If I could change the science system, my prescription for changing the whole thing would be organising it around big goals and building teams to do it.
This indignation builds up an accumulation of anger over the many ways I am being reminded by the system then and now of my inferiority. This gradual anger over one humiliation after another may be...
High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship – nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change.
Healing requires a legitimated, credible and culturally appropriate system.
Bailing out every bank that fails makes the system riskier, not safer.
—Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already...
Graphic design, which evokes the symmetria of Vituvius, the dynamic symmetry of Hambidge, the asymmetry of Mondrian; which is a good gestalt, generated by intuition or by computer, by invention or by a system of...
We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.
In Jordan, where the prime minister is always a commoner, the king has announced some new reforms that would tend to move the country toward a more democratic system: Notably, the prime minister would emerge...
If humans did not manufacture some of their own to appear like better people, people would not aspire to be someone else. They would stop dreaming. And if people didn’t dream, they would be awake...
A clear lesson of history is that a ‘sine qua non’ for sustained economic recovery following a financial crisis is a thoroughgoing repair of the financial system.
I’m not in charge of judgments in Iran. The judicial system in Iran is an independent body of its own, and it follows the laws, and it must operate according to the law.
All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out...
In my view what you can’t argue for is a system that is neither decisive nor proportional and can be indecisive and disproportionate at the same time.
Investigating rare diseases gives researchers more clues about how the healthy immune system functions.
Love?’ Echo was right. All destruction started from love, didn’t it?
Sometimes it feels like it’s show after show after show – like it’s ‘Groundhog Day,’ and you feel like you’re lost in the system.
The most important thing we ever learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school.
And so I have studied, I have to tell you, revolutions and uprisings for a long time. They are all slightly different, but what they all look for is some kind of a mechanism to...
I’m signing on to be an athlete, and it’s almost like Karl Marx’s theory on capitalism. I am both the worker and the product. I’m choosing to be a part of this system, thus I’m...
One of my major goals is to develop a web of the small Wyoming museums and create a major museum system. There are about eight of these museums, and they are all scattered.
The school system has become a part of this huge government machine, governed by people who aren’t close to the situation. That’s why I’m a Republican. I believe in small government.
In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.
—A. Philip Randolph
Given that you’ll never be able to prevent copying, the question is, what can you do to minimize it? What can you do to make consumers happy enough with legitimate use of the system that...
Our morality system has become a mechanical device for protecting us against ourselves; it is the handiwork of terror.
In every aspect of life, including the economic dimension, we are always challenged to do the right thing. In many cases in the market system, which allows a great deal of latitude for human choice,...
The system we have built refuses to recognize people. Only credit cards are recognized. Drivers’ licenses are recognized. But not people. People haven’t any use for faces anymore, it seems. They are busy looking at...
Every generation gets the Constitution that it deserves. As the central preoccupations of an era make their way into the legal system, the Supreme Court eventually weighs in, and nine lawyers in robes become oracles...
I have the documents. Documents, proof, evidence, photograph, signature. One day you raise your right hand and you are American. They give you an American Pass port. The United States of America. Somewhere someone has...
Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want to use it regardless of licensing restrictions, even when the software does not ship with their system software.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
Bahai Iranians are barred from holding government jobs, their children are excluded from the nation’s university system, their marriages are not recognized and their cemeteries and holy places have been desecrated. It is government policy...
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