Causes Quotes And Sayings

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But as for activism, my parents did what they could, given the constraints, but were never involved in the causes I think of when I think of activists.
~By Paul Farmer ~


Great causes and little men go ill together.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


In larger things we are convivial; what causes trouble is the trivial.
~By Richard Armour ~


The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
~By Thucydides ~


As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
~By Chanakya ~


If we follow the traditional way of thought, there will always be traditional enemies. Extremist circles from both sides will find causes to give rise to problems.
~By Fatos Nano ~


I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things.
~By Billy Sunday ~


To cure the violence, we must identify and heal the causes of hatred and violence. If we don't deal with the causes we will never be safe.
~By Peter Yarrow ~


Technology causes problems as well as solves problems. Nobody has figured out a way to ensure that, as of tomorrow, technology won't create problems. Technology simply means increased power, which is why we have the global problems we face today.
~By Jared Diamond ~


I don't know if people understand that there are different ways to raise money for great causes.
~By Rick Dees ~


Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the Nation is in too few mens hands, and that no certain means are provided to keep all men from a necessity either to beg, or steal, or be Souldiers.
~By William Petty ~


Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
~By Virgil ~


Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time and compared accurately with one another. Causes and cures for unhappiness can be quantified.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


So we gravitated to shows and issues and causes that made people care.
~By Norman Lear ~


In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels.
~By Gerald Clarke ~


As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
~By Fidel Castro ~


Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I think that climatic changes have a natural causes according many geological data... I am very glad to sign the U.S. Senate's report of scientists against the theory of man-made global warming.
~By Uberto Crescenti ~


So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us.
~By Freya Stark ~


The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why don't they take up their own causes and obvious needs?
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


You have to spend your political capital on great causes for your country.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?
~By Paul Ryan ~


Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
~By Plato ~


I wish I had the billions of dollars that George Soros has that he has used to fund Democratic causes in the past.
~By Karl Rove ~


The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify.
~By Elihu Root ~


There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
~By Elizabeth I ~


We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
~By Neville Chamberlain ~


All ideas come about through some sort of observation. It sparks an attitude; some object or emotion causes a reaction in the other person.
~By Graham Chapman ~


The same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths.
~By Robert Aldrich ~


It is common knowledge that smoking is considered one of the nation's leading causes of preventable death, but it's less widely known that cigarettes are also the leading cause of fatal fires.
~By Ed Markey ~


It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation. This is what makes it so frightening. This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion. They don't want to confront this horror. So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
~By David Brooks ~


It's good for people to believe in causes larger than themselves.
~By Michael Ignatieff ~


You know one of the causes of modern despair is the fact that we have had proposed to us, from various quarters, an impossible perfection.
~By Morris West ~


The scientist's inquiry into the causes of things is providing an ever more extensive understanding of nature.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
~By Hal Holbrook ~


It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
~By Fletcher Knebel ~


So I have cultivated the vast garden of human experience which is history, without troubling myself overmuch about laws, essential first causes, or how it is all coming out.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


In times of war, it is often best to look to our history to see how past generations of Americans dealt with the loss of their countrymen in just causes.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.
~By Billy Joel ~


It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
~By Chanakya ~


To be reserved, secretive, with a passionate violence that causes suffering.
~By Gwen John ~


The increasing importance of Sydney must in some measure be attributed to the flourishing condition of the colony itself, to the industry of its farmers, to the successful enterprise of its merchants, and to particular local causes.
~By Charles Sturt ~


We know a great deal more about the causes of physical disease than we do about the causes of physical health.
~By M. Scott Peck ~


The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.
~By Avicenna ~


One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the world today is that people talk too much and think too little. They act impulsively without thinking.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


Grief causes suffering and disease.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
~By Virgil ~


In the order of literature, as in others, there is no act that is not the coronation of an infinite series of causes and the source of an infinite series of effects.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
~By Jules Renard ~


We are witnessing a slow, steady takeover of our true freedoms. We are becoming a socialist nation, and whoever can't see this is probably hoping it isn't true. If we permit Mr. Obama to take over all our industries, if we permit him to raise our taxes to support unconstitutional causes, then we will be in default. This great America will become a paralyzed nation.
~By Jon Voight ~


So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects.
~By Jean Piaget ~


All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
~By Beatrix Potter ~


Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators.
~By Dave Barry ~


I've auctioned off many scripts and will continue to do so for good causes.
~By Claudia Christian ~


It is our task to inquire into the causes that have brought about the observed differentiation, and to investigate the sequence of events that have led to the establishment of the multifarious forms of human life.
~By Franz Boas ~


Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude.
~By Raymond Holliwell ~


This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Smoking is the now the principal avoidable cause of premature death in Britain. It hits the worst off people hardest of all. Smoking is one of the principal causes of the health gap which leads to poorer people being ill more often and dying sooner.
~By Frank Dobson ~


In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations.
~By Claude Bernard ~


Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight.
~By Johnny Cash ~


Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials.
~By Avicenna ~


I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so.
~By Edwin Armstrong ~


The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold.
~By Edward Bach ~


The problem is going to be finding the right words and implementing it in a way that is really dealing with people that are inciting and not preventing honest discussion of the underlying causes of this horrendous political situation the world is in now.
~By Clare Short ~


We've got to stop focusing solely on the symptoms of crime, and start caring about the causes as well.
~By Carrie P. Meek ~


Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
~By Fletcher Knebel ~


All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
~By Shelley Winters ~


Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


I have lately returned from Harpers Ferry, to which place I was suddenly called, on the 17th instant, by causes the most disturbing and destructive to the peace and safety of this State.
~By Henry A. Wise ~


The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.
~By Saint Ignatius ~


Psychiatry causes so much death.
~By Kate Millett ~


We're one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car... or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


I'm not fighting any causes. I'm black, everybody can see that, but I am a storyteller for the masses.
~By Jackie Torrence ~


Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health.
~By Avicenna ~


Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.
~By John Barrymore ~


The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


The death tax causes one-third of all family-owned small businesses to liquidate after the death of the owner. It is also an unfair tax because the assets have already been taxed once at their income level.
~By Ric Keller ~


We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
~By Raymond Hull ~


I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.
~By Jack L. Chalker ~


The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
~By Plato ~


By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
~By Michael Behe ~


A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible.
~By William Baldwin ~


Girls marry for love. Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes them to gravitate in the direction of objects with certain curvilinear properties.
~By Ashley Montague ~

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