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Letter "D" » discriminates
«It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.»
«To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.»
Author: Joan Didion
, self respect
«Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.»
«Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.»
«Just as you have the instinctive natural desire to be happy and overcome suffering, so do all sentient beings; just as you have the right to fulfill this innate aspiration, so do all sentient beings. So on what exact grounds do you discriminate?»
Author: Dalai Lama
, Natural right
, natural rights
, sentient beings
«Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
«About the only thing we have left that actually discriminates in favor of the plain people is the stork.»
«The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.»
«We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.»
«To discriminate against a thoroughly upright citizen because he belongs to some particular church, or because, like Abraham Lincoln, he has not avowed his allegiance to any church, is an outrage against that liberty of conscience which is one of the»
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
, Abraham Lincoln
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