The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.
You cannot be an educator or a teacher without relating to children with full insight. Their urge to imitate has been transformed into a receptivity based on a natural and uncontested relationship of authority, and you must take this into account in the broadest possible sense.
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.
He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.
Nothing cannot exist forever.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
The quality of a leader cannot be judged by the answers he gives, but by the questions he asks.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence, may pass between them at too great a distance to reach either.
We cannot pass our guardian angel’s bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.
The one thing coaches cannot tolerate… is the individual who grows arrogant because he excelled at a lower level and believes he has nothing else to learn.
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist.
Capitalism cannot reform itself; it is doomed to self-destruction.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Without a revolutionary theory there cannot be a revolutionary movement.
Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated – preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.
I cannot live without books.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
I am fearful, or suspicious, of generalizations… They cannot guide me reliably in making decisions about particular individuals.
If matter cannot be destroyed, cannot be annihilated, it could not have been created. The indestructible must be uncreatable.
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
You cannot be a conscious Christian without St. Paul. He translated the teachings of Christ into a doctrinal structure that, even with the additions of a vast number of thinkers, theologians and pastors, has resisted and still exists after two thousand years.
In the Western Church to which I belong, priests cannot be married as in the Byzantine, Ukrainian, Russian or Greek Catholic Churches. In those churches, the priests can be married, but the bishops have to be celibate. They are very good priests.
We just cannot worry about ourselves.
Once I found this possibility to use Twitter and Facebook and my blog to connect to my readers, I’m going to use it, to connect to them and to share thoughts that I cannot use in the book.
Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.
I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I’d rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.
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