Reduce Quotes

I can be changed by what ha...

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it -- Maya Angelou
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"You may not control all the events ...

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them"- Maya Angelou
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"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is s...

"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality." -- H.L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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We can gain great experience and training from our relationships with our...

We can gain great experience and training from our relationships with our enemies. It is in relation to enemies that we can primarily practice patience and tolerance and thus reduce the burden of anger and hatred. - Dalai Lama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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"This trope applies most of the time to real modern warfare: being directly hit (as o...

"This trope applies most of the time to real modern warfare: being directly hit (as opposed to grazed) with just one assault rifle bullet will generally kill you, or, at the very least, greatly reduce your combat effectiveness." β€” TV Tropes, Rocket-Tag Gameplay
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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β€œAll it takes is one bad day to reduce the san...

β€œAll it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That's how far the world is from where I am. Just one bad day.” β€” The Joker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 08
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Quite a thing when a man is reduced to fear. Fear of being...

Quite a thing when a man is reduced to fear. Fear of being found out, the fear of it being discovered he is nothing, was nothing and will never be anything but nothing. C-Albuquerque
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β€œThere is no such thing as β€˜away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” - An...

β€œThere is no such thing as β€˜away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” - Annie Leonard. A friendly reminder to avoid single-use plastics, unnecessary packaging and to try and reduce how much we throw out! We don’t have time to wait, the time for change is now ❀️
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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The very purpose of meditation ...

The very purpose of meditation is to discipline the mind and reduce afflictive emotions. - Dalai Lama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 18
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"All it takes just one bad day to reduce the s...

"All it takes just one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That's how far the world is from where I am. Just one bad day."-The Joker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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Most of our problems are related to...

Most of our problems are related to the mind, so we have to work to reduce our destructive emotions. - Dalai Lama
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β€œYou may not control all the events t...

β€œYou may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” -- Maya Angelou
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"No feeling that once grew to be beau...

"No feeling that once grew to be beautiful,can be reduce to nothing if it never existed to be ugly" (William Ventura)
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Disappointment is the distance between exp...

Disappointment is the distance between expectation and reality. If expectations are clear, it reduces disappointment and frustration.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 16
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We took the ...

We took the peace sign reduced it to deuces.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regu...

The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regulation which is one of the classes of force, to endeavour to reduce men to intellectual uniformity; but on the contrary by teaching every man to think for himself. WILLIAM GODWIN
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 14
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No, that was wonderful. I lo...

No, that was wonderful. I love being reduced to a cultural stereotype. β€”Allison, Annie Hall
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"I can be changed by what h...

"I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it." β€”Maya Angelou
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"The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom an...

"The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily." -Albert Camus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"There is little to distinguish a king from his subjects but the rabble's shout -- if h...

"There is little to distinguish a king from his subjects but the rabble's shout -- if he loses that and is reduced to the forlorn hope of gaining the suffrages of the wise and good, he is of all men the most miserable." ― William Hazlitt, "On Vulgarity and Affectation"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"I can be changed by what h...

"I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it." β€”Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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"NO ONE is ever PRO-ABORTION, it is time for us to move beyond these ridiculous argum...

"NO ONE is ever PRO-ABORTION, it is time for us to move beyond these ridiculous arguments of pro-life and pro-choice and into EDUCATION and PREVENTION to drastically reduce the number of unwanted, unloved and unplanned human beings in our world" - Hemley Gonzalez
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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The easiest way to stop a rebellion is compro...

The easiest way to stop a rebellion is compromise with most of the fighting-mad people enough to reduce them to just pissed-off --Ben Rayfield
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β€œMy body? Oh, if I could choose I would to ashes it reduce, And le...

β€œMy body? Oh, if I could choose I would to ashes it reduce, And let the merry breezes blow, My dust to where some flowers grow. Perhaps some fading flower then Would come to life and bloom again.” - Joe Hil
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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"It's tragic to think that heroic man's great destiny is to become economic man, that men wil...

"It's tragic to think that heroic man's great destiny is to become economic man, that men will be reduced to craven creatures who crawl across the globe competing for money, who spend their nights dreaming up new ways to swindle each other. That's the path we're on now." - Jack Donovan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"Today's put-off object...

"Today's put-off objectives reduce tomorrow's achievements." - Harry F. Banks
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"When one's expectations are reduce...

"When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have." – Stephen Hawking
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β€œYou may not control all the events ...

β€œYou may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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β€œIf something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it is your...

β€œIf something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it is your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.” - Charles Bukowski
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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"In the end, rage, no matter how profoundly justified, destroys the enraged....

"In the end, rage, no matter how profoundly justified, destroys the enraged. Just as we are created anew by what we love, so we are reduced and unmade by what we hate." - Salman Rushdie, Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty‑Eight Nights
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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Manifest plainness, Embrace...

Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires. ~ Lao-tzu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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"We must close union offices, confiscate their money,...

"We must close union offices, confiscate their money, and put leaders in prison. We must reduce workers' salaries and take away their right to strike." - Adolph Hitler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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β€œYou may not control all the events ...

β€œYou may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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'The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize ...

'The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce another person’s suffering and bring that person joy' - Thich Nhat Hanh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 30
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"call me when the ...

"call me when the miracle reduces to coincidence" RIP Eyedea
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashe...

As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, the fire of self knowledge reduces all karma to ashes -Srimad Bhagavad Gita 437 AD
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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"The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for Peace in Our Time,...

"The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for Peace in Our Time, in the United States or any other country. Make no mistake about it: We are At War now β€” with somebody β€” and we will stay At War with that mysterious Enemy for the rest of our lives." H.S. Thompson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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You may not control all the events t...

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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Genghis Khan: "The Greatest Happiness is to scatter your enemy and drive ...

Genghis Khan: "The Greatest Happiness is to scatter your enemy and drive him before you. To see his cities reduced to ashes. To see those who love him shrouded and in tears. And to gather to your bosom his wives and daughters."
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"You may not control all the events that hap...

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." -Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 30
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β€Ž"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all, it is simp...

β€Ž"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all, it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality." H L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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"A scientist in his laboratory is [...] also a child placed before natural phenomena t...

"A scientist in his laboratory is [...] also a child placed before natural phenomena that impress him like a fairy tale. [...] We should now allow it to be believed that all scientific discovery can be reduced to mechanisms, machines, or gearings..." ~ Marie Curie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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You may not control all the eve...

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to ...

Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to its traditional apathy and obedience, and driven from the arena of political debate and action, if democracy is to survive - Noam Chomsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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