quote by Hillel the Elder

What you yourself hate, don't do to your neighbor. This is the whole law; the rest is commentary. Go and study.

— Hillel the Elder

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I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.

I think if I were living in a utopian world, then it wouldn't be political commentary; it would be about daffodils.

The imaginary is not formed in opposition to reality as its denial or compensation; it grows among signs, from book to book, in the interstice of repetitions and commentaries; it is born and takes shape in the interval between books. It is the phenomena of the library.

Do not study commentaries, lesson helps or other books about the Bible: study the Bible itself. Do not study about the Bible, study the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God, and only the Bible is the Word of God.

History is a commentary on the various and continuing incapabilities of men.

What is history? History is women following behind with the bucket.

Science is... a powerful way, indeed - to study the natural world. Science is not particularly effective... in making commentary about the supernatural world. Both worlds, for me, are quite real and quite important. They are investigated in different ways. They coexist. They illuminate each other.

Any good broadcast, not just an Olympic broadcast, should have texture to it.

It should have information, should have some history, should have something that's offbeat, quirky, humorous, and where called for it, should have journalism, and judiciously it should also have commentary. That's my ideal.

A devastating commentary on the war in Iraq is that we have been unable to spend money on infrastructure.

The first thing is to learn how to quiet the mind, relax the mind, and bring the awareness to the front so that we are conscious of what we're doing when we're doing it without all the commentary.

I guess when all is said and done, if there is one last commentary on me, I would want it to be said that I participated in my life. I was a full participant.

Gryffindor leads by eighty points to zero, and look at that Firebolt go! Potter’s really putting it through its paces now, see it turn — Chang’s Comet is just no match for it, the Firebolt’s precision-balance is really noticeable in these long —” “JORDAN! ARE YOU BEING PAID TO ADVERTISE FIREBOLTS? GET ON WITH THE COMMENTARY!

Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perfectly explained in a few minutes. A better procedure is to pretend that those books already exist and to offer a summary, a commentary.

The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.

I heard that Commentary and Dissent had merged and formed Dysenery.

A preacher's life should be a commentary upon his doctrine.

.. Heavenly doctrines should always be adorned with a heavenly life.

To stay in the game, you have to stay in the game.

What good are Greek, commentaries, insight, gift, and all the rest, if there is no heart for Christ?

Social media are fundamental to communicate and understand what happens in the world. It's a point of view and an immediate commentary.

There is an element of mystique to radio, and I often listen to cricket commentary on radio, especially when one is stuck in a traffic jam.

I would love to be associated with some sports organization.

I was a journalism major. That's kind of intriguing, to do something in the political-commentary arena.

Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself.

If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend, rather than the gloss of a sweet-lipped flatterer there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness.

The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.

History is little more than the story of man's sin, and the daily newspaper a running commentary on it.

So what? I'm out here doing commentary with Malaria.

When I read commentary about suggestions for where C should go, I often think back and give thanks that it wasn't developed under the advice of a worldwide crowd.

It's a sad commentary when I have to say that sometimes in our country we are real sensitive to race.

I'm an actress so the amount of rejection and commentary you get right to your face is pretty rough.

Selfishness beats altruism within groups.

Altruistic groups beat selfish groups. Everything else is commentary.

Personally, I am a hedonistic reader;

I have never read a book merely because it was ancient. I read books for the aesthetic emotions they offer me, and I ignore the commentaries and criticism.

I don't think it's blowing my own horn to say the show is not as good.

There was chemistry there that took years and years to build and now that's gone. The commentary is lacking.

You may occasionally be hurt by the sort of cavalier cruelty of commentary if you go into online forums, so there’s definitely a maturity about not seeking validation from everyone, every single time.

What a commentary on our civilization, when being alone is considered suspect;

when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that one practices it—like a secret vice!

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.

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