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«'Twas whispered in heaven, 'twas muttered in hell, / And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell; / On the confines of earth 'twas permitted to rest, / And the depths of the ocean its presence confessed.»
«As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy»
«Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.»
«A Catholic would be guilty of formal cooperation in evil, and so unworthy to present himself for holy Communion, if he were to deliberately vote for a candidate precisely because of the candidate'spermissive stand on abortion and/or euthanasia. When a Catholic does not share a candidate's stand in favor of abortion and/or euthanasia, but votes for that candidate for other reasons, it is considered remote material cooperation, which can be permitted in the presence of proportionate reasons.»
«Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management»
«CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.»
«Free speech is too dangerous to a democracy to be permitted»
«And it is not always good to be healed in body. Nor is it always evil to die in battle, even in bitter pain. Were I permitted, in this dark hour I would choose the latter.»
«By the etiquette of war, it is permitted to none below the rank of newspaper correspondent to dictate to the general in the field»
«Everyone can play the mummer's part, and represent an honest personage on the stage; but inwardly, within his own bosom, where all is permitted us, where all is concealed, to keep a duel role there, that's the point»