Imposed Quotes

"Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This ...

"Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance." –Swami Sivananda
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 12
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We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stuntin...

We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within. -Stephen Jay Gould
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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Conscious faith is freedom. Im...

Conscious faith is freedom. Imposed faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is madness. - Paulo Coelho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 24
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"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most ...

"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command... and if all others accepted the lie, which the party imposed, if all records told the same tale, then the lie passed into history and became truth" 1984 - George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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"The frequent, and often wonderful, success of the most ignorant quacks and imposters, bo...

"The frequent, and often wonderful, success of the most ignorant quacks and imposters, both civil and religious, sufficiently demonstrate how easily the multitude are imposed upon by the most extravagant and groundless pretensions." - Adam Smith, Theory of Moral Sentiments
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, ...

"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich." - John Berger
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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"The real self is something which is...

"The real self is something which is discovered in one's experiences, not something imposed upon it" - Carl Rogers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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β€œIs it better for a man to hav...

β€œIs it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?” - Anthony Burgess
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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"Corporations are neither physical nor metaphysical phenomena. They are socioeconomic ploys - l...

"Corporations are neither physical nor metaphysical phenomena. They are socioeconomic ploys - legally enacted game-playing - agreed upon only between overwhelmingly powerful socioeconomic individuals and by them imposed upon human society and its all unwitting members." - Buckminster Fuller
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to a...

"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them" - Frederick Douglass
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 19
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"So inscrutable is the arrangement of causes and consequences in this world, t...

"So inscrutable is the arrangement of causes and consequences in this world, that a two-penny duty on tea, unjustly imposed in a sequestered part of it, changes the condition of all its inhabitants." - Thomas Jefferson, β€œAutobiography” (1821)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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