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Letter "L" » latter
«A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity, but a weak one is odious in the former, and contemptible in the latter»
«Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.»
«Does feminist mean large unpleasant person who'll shout at you or someone who believes women are human beings. To me it's the latter, so I sign up.»
«Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.»
Author: Rollo May
, river bank
, The River
, work force
, work of art
«Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.»
«As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.»
«Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.»
«A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.»
«Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.»
Author: Albert Einstein
, Great Spirit
«And it is not always good to be healed in body. Nor is it always evil to die in battle, even in bitter pain. Were I permitted, in this dark hour I would choose the latter.»