To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him. But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.— Al-Shafi‘i
Bashful Privatization quotations
3 things to keep private: Your love. Your income. Your next move.
That's the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don't work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.
I've been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant.
Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? Lots of things touch me and I don’t want to be indiscreet.
Be the same person privately, publicly and personally.
The police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our development, and they cannot even protect themselves in many cases. It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory.
It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings that your noblest dreams are born and God's greatest gifts are given.
All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.
People who complain in private want an answer. People who complain in public want an audience.
How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion.
If you don't encourage healthy sexual expression in public, you get unhealthy sexual expression in private. If you attempt to suppress sex in books, magazines, movies and even everyday conversation, you aren't helping to make sex more private, just more hidden. You're keeping sex in the dark. What we've tried to do is turn on the lights.
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
Was a great high wall there that tried to stop me.
Was a great big sign there said private Property but on the back side it didn't say nothing. That side was made for you and me.
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power.
I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too much addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions.
Poor people, especially those of color, are worth nothing to corporations and private contractors if they are on the street. In jail and prisons, however, they can each generate corporate revenues of $30,000 to $40,000 a year.
Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship.
It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.
Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.
A prayerless church member is a hindrance.
He is in the body like a rotting bone or a decayed tooth. Before long, since he does not contribute to the benefit of his brethren, he will become a danger and a sorrow to them. Neglect of private prayer is the locust which devours the strength of the church.
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot.
Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
How does something immoral, when done privately, become moral when it is done collectively? Furthermore, does legality establish morality? Slavery was legal; apartheid is legal; Stalinist, Nazi, and Maoist purges were legal. Clearly, the fact of legality does not justify these crimes. Legality, alone, cannot be the talisman of moral people.
A private central bank issuing the public currency is a greater menace to the liberties of the people than a standing army. We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
What are the differences between Mark Zuckerberg and me? I give private information on corporations to you for free, and I'm a villain. Zuckerberg gives your private information to corporations for money and he’s Man of the Year.
To all earth's creatures God has given the broad earth, the springs, the rivers and the forests, giving the air to the birds, and the waters to those who live in water, giving abundantly to all the basic needs of life, not as a private possession, not restricted by law, not divided by boundaries, but as common to all, amply and in rich measure.
Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Retire from the world each day to some private spot.
Stay in the secret place till the surrounding noises begin to fade out of your heart and a sense of God's presence envelops you. Deliberately tune out the unpleasant sounds and come out of your closet determined not to hear them. Listen for the inward voice till you learn to recognize it.
Menstrual blood is the only source of blood that is not traumatically induced.
Yet in modern society, this is the most hidden blood, the one so rarely spoken of and almost never seen, except privately by women.
No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.
Backsliding, generally first begins with neglect of private prayer.
As Members of Congress, we should not be using public office for private gain.
For years now I have been talking about personal responsibility and accountability, both in our private lives and in the halls of government. Those are important principles here in Idaho, and they will form the basis of this administration.
Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness.
A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately.
There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate.
The Sunday morning service shows how popular your church is.
The evening services show how popular your pastor is. Your private prayer time shows you how popular God is!