Only the BLACK WOMAN can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole Negro race enters with me.'— Anna Julia Cooper
Seductive Patronage quotations
There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
The real object of the First Amendment was not to countenance, much less advance Mohammedanism, or Judaism or infidelity, by prostrating Christianity; but ... to prevent any national ecclesiastical establishment which should give to a hierarchy the exclusive patronage of the national government.
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
I turned down the OBE because its not a club you want to join when you look at the villains whove got it. Its all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploitation and conquest.
The House of Lords must go - not be reformed, not be replaced, not be reborn in some nominated life-after-death patronage paradise, just closed down, abolished, finished.
Get the confidence of the public and you will have no difficulty in getting their patronage.
There are now businesses and entire industries that exist solely as a result of federal patronage. Profiting from government instead of earning profits in the economy, such businesses can continue to succeed even if they are squandering resources and making products that people wouldn't ordinarily buy.
Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.
The distribution of patronage of the Government is by far the most disagreeable duty of the President.
Congress-these, for the most part, illiterate hacks whose fancy vests are spotted with gravy, and whose speeches, hypocritical, unctuous, and slovenly, are spotted also with the gravy of political patronage.
The stimulus was a case of political patronage, corporate welfare, and cronyism at their worst.
I would argue that one of the issues which the public should be much more emphatic about with all politicians... is patronage, appointing people to high positions because they supported your campaign or helped you raise money.
The truth is, the more kind and liberal a man is, the more generous will be the patronage bestowed upon him.
Human care (of animals) is simply sentimental, sympathetic patronage.
If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay - in solid cash - the arts would perish with their starving practitioners. Let us thank heaven for hypocrisy.
I do not want any patronage, as I do not give any.
I am a lover of my own liberty, and so I would do nothing to restrict yours. I simply want to please my own conscience which is God.
But however mysterious is nature , however ignorant the doctor, however imperfect the present state of physical science , the patronage and the success of quacks and quackeries are infinitely more wonderful than those of honest and laborious men of science and their careful experiments.
Patronage is almost a wicked word. By itself it could well-nigh defeat democracy.
I've always felt that any establishment that doesn't welcome me with open arms doesn't deserve my patronage.
It is strange to hear people talk of Humanitarianism, who are members of societies for the prevention of cruelty to children and animals, and who claim to be God-loving men and women, but who, nevertheless, encourage by their patronage the killing of animals merely to gratify the cravings of appetite.
In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.
The patronage state is an arrogant state.
It assumes it can spend your money better than you do. Yet it expects you to work for it in the first place.
Is not a patron one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?
Female schools might be comprised in the list of those worthy the public patronage, with great propriety.
This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that, if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors but that of the patronage, there is really no government vested in them at all.
We must learn to be self-reliant and independent of schools, courts, protection and patronage of a Government we seek to end, if it will not mend.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a little patronage more so.
There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of information you can trace the lines of patronage and allegiance that define the state.
Big business depends entirely on the patronage of those who buy its products: the biggest enterprises loses its power and its influence when it loses its customers.
I'm a lover of my own liberty, and so I would do nothing to restrict yours.
A war, or any wild-goose chase, is, as the vulgar use the phrase, a lucky turn-up of patronage for the minister, whose chief merit is the art of keeping himself in place.
Labor in this country is independent and proud.
It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.
The only economic paradigm that movies have ever known is capitalism.
There were no church sponsors or state patronage. The idea was that if you'd pay to see it, we'll make it for you.