I want to live fully, very intensely. I would never want to live partially, suffering from illness or injury. If I ever happen to have an accident that eventually costs my life, I hope it happens in one instant.— Ayrton Senna
Jaw-dropping Partial quotations
We do not grow absolutely, chronologically.
We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made of layers, cells, constellations.
Art is violent. To be decisive is violent. ... To place a chair at a partial angle on the stage destroys every other possible choice, every other option.
A half truth is the worst of all lies,because it can be defended in partiality.
The fact that human conscience remains partially infantile throughout life is the core of human tragedy.
I think that the failures of Enron and WorldCom and other companies are partially failures of investors to recognize companies that are selling for a thousand times nothing, but chances are they may be worth only that.
The sun and moon shine on all without partiality.
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.
Favoritism manifests itself in all departments of government, public and private. It is the harder to avoid, because it is so natural.
The irrationality of disgust suggests it is unreliable as a source of moral insight. There may be good arguments against gay marriage, partial-birth abortions and human cloning, but the fact that some people find such acts to be disgusting should carry no weight.
Personality is lower than partiality.
Freedom is partial to no race. Freedom has no religion. Freedom favors no ethnicity. Freedom discriminates not between rich and poor countries. Inevitably freedom will overwhelm Ethiopia.
Several of my critics have said, 'Bowerman just tacks up a piece of paper in the locker room and turns his runners loose.' They're partially right. I do give the athletes a relatively free rein and for good reason. One of my principles is? 'Don't overcoach.'
I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music.
Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me a slightly different perspective on life.
In the Way of Heaven, there is no partiality of love; it is always on the side of the good man.
Are you asking me to undress, Tris?' A nervous laugh gurgles from my throat. 'Only ... partially
Truth is not to be found either in traditional capitalism or in Marxism.
Each represents a partial truth. Historically, capitalism failed to discern the truth in collective enterprise and Marxism failed to see the truth in individual enterprise.
They never tell a lie, not a small fabrication, not a partial truth, nor any gross unreal statement. No lies at all, so they have nothing to hide. They are a group of people who are not afraid to have their minds open.
What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
I have developed a very strong partiality for the dead: they don't talk back, they don't sue, and they don't have angry relatives.
Reality is partial to symmetry and slight anachronisms
Good design is partially creativity and innovation, but primarily knowledge and awareness.
Man works when he is partially involved. When he is totally involved he is at play or leisure.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth.
The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
In all of history, we have found just one cure for error—a partial antidote against making and repeating grand, foolish mistakes, a remedy against self-deception. That antidote is criticism.
... freedom is a conquest, always partial, always precarious, always challenged. ... the freest person is the one with the most hope.
Stopping the junk food and Eating well is partially about cooking well and having the skills to do that.
Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality: it is said, not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell all the enemies of the political cause, which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God.
In the midst of these pleasing ideas we should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
Impartiality is not neutrality. It is partiality for justice.
Smitten as we are with the vision of social righteousness, a God indifferent to everything but adulation, and full of partiality for his individual favorites, lacks an essential element of largeness.
Prayer is an acknowledgment that our need of God's help is not partial but total.
The opinions of the misanthropical rest upon this very partial basis, that they adopt the bad faith of a few as evidence of the worthlessness of all.