If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize.— Voltaire
Instructive Allowance quotations
I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Allow failure to teach you A supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning Of a very, very bright And powerful sunrise.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.
Ignorance is servitude, because as a man thinks, so he is;
a man who does not think for himself and allows himself to be guided by the thought of another is like the beast led by a halter.
Life is a hard battle anyway. If we laugh and sing a little as we fight the good fight of freedom, it makes it all go easier. I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me.
Don't allow your past or present condition to control you.
It's just a process that you're going through to get you to the next level.
You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that's so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end.
Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation.
Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you.
Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
Stress and worry is a residual of relying on yourself and being your own god, in control of everything. Worship allows us to rely on God's power to steer us through life.
Typography must be as beautiful as a forest, not like the concrete jungle of the tenements It gives distance between the trees, the room to breathe and allow for life.
Never arbitrate. Arbitration allows a third party to determine your destiny. It is a resort of the weak.
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today.
They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect, as equals. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be - The unknown person inside each of them is the hope for the future.
If you knew the true value of yourself, you will never allow yourself to be humiliated by committing sins.
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design.
Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it.
Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. If someone hurts you repeatedly, you are commanded by God to forgive them instantly, but you are not expected to trust them immediately, and you are not expected to continue allowing them to hurt you.
We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.
....We must not.....assume that our schedule is our own to manage, but allow it to be arranged by God.
I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. We should not allow it to be believed that all scientific progress can be reduced to mechanisms, machines, gearings, even though such machinery has its own beauty.
We are not responsible for the circumstances we are in, but we are responsible for the way we allow those circumstances to affect us; we can either allow them to get on top of us or we can allow them to transform us into what God wants us to be.
Choose to view life through God's eyes.
This will not be easy because it doesn't come naturally to us. We cannot do this on our own. We have to allow God to elevate our vantage point. Start by reading His Word, the Bible...Pray and ask God to transform your thinking. Let Him do what you cannot. Ask Him to give you an eternal, divine perspective.
Let us allow God to act; He brings things to completion when we least expect it.
The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.
If the society today allows wrongs to go unchallenged, the impression is created that those wrongs have the approval of the majority.
Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow her to shine.
When children are allowed to help make family decisions, they tend to be much more supportive and happier with family life. Also when allowed to help make rules, they will follow them much closer than if rules are forced on them. All these add up to a happier home for all.
Existence is movement. Action is movement. Existence is defined by the rhythm of forces in natural balance. (...) It is our appreciation for dance that allows us to see clearly the rhythms of nature and to take natural rhythm to a plane of well-organised art and culture.
I believe it is our attitude that determines our altitude.
It is our attitude that allows us to soar above those things that would otherwise overcome us.
To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.
We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.
Wherever you go, God is with you - watching over you, protecting you, and providing the truth you need for every situation. The question is, will you open your heart to His Word, apply it to your life, and allow God to change you so that He can use you in ways far greater than you can imagine?
When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.
Negligence in prayer withers the inner man.
Nothing can be a substitute for it, not even Christian work. Many are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. Hence they cannot cast out demons. Prayer enables us first inwardly to overcome the enemy and then outwardly to deal with him.
There are a lot of good books around.
People don't read any more. It's a sad state of affairs. Reading's the only thing that allows you to use your imagination. When you watch films it's someone else's vision, isn't it?
If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.
We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
God has allowed hard things in your life so you can show the world that your God is great and that knowing Him brings peace and joy, even when life is hard.
Give your daughters difficult names. Give your daughters names that command the full use of the tongue. My name makes you want to tell me the truth. My name doesn't allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses because we were born this way.
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
I do not allow myself to be overcome by hopelessness, no matter how tough the situation. I believe that if you just do your little bit without thinking of the bigness of what you stand against, if you turn to the enlargement of your own capacities, just that itself creates new potential.