Assertion Related Quotes



When we talk about the assertion of basically new government privileges with weak or no justification, we don't even have to look at international law to see the failings in them.

Edward Snowden


There is nothing more shocking than to see assertion and approval dashing ahead of cognition and perception.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


There is one thing to be remembered: that the assertion 'I am God' cannot be made with regard to the sense-world.

Swami Vivekananda


However novel it may appear, I shall venture the assertion, that, until women assume the place in society which good sense and good feeling alike assign to them, human improvement must advance but feebly.

Frances Wright


The grand assertion is that you must see the world through probability and that probability is the only guide you need.

Dennis Lindley


The old saying of the two kinds of truth. To the one kind belongs statements so simple and clear that the opposite assertion obviously could not be defended. The other kind, the so-called 'deep truths', are statements in which the opposite also contains deep truth.

Niels Bohr


True universalists are not those who preach global tolerance of differences and all-encompassing unity, but those who engage in a passionate struggle for the assertion of the Truth which compels them.

Slavoj Žiå¾ek


A successful social technique consists perhaps in finding unobjectionable means for individual self-assertion.

Eric Hoffer


To have peace in the world, men & nations must embrace the nonviolent assertion that ends and means must cohere.

Martin Luther King, Jr.


Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.

Christopher Dawson