— Red Symons Australian broadcaster and musician 1949
„No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.“
— Helen Keller, The Story of My Life
Address to the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf at Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8 July 1896) http://www.afb.org/mylife/book.asp?ch=P3Ch4, quoted in supplement to The Story of My Life
„Love is such a magic thing. It can make you feel like your floating in the clouds without a trouble in the world.“
— Lois Gladys Leppard, Mandie and the Courtroom Battle
„Without conviction that you can make change happen, you will not act, even if you see the vision. Your feelings will hold you back.“
— John P. Kotter author of The heart of Change 1947
Step 5, p. 115
„But it cannot be done to you without your consent. If you permit it to be done, you you deserve it.“
— Ayn Rand Russian-American novelist and philosopher 1905 - 1982
„You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.“
— Pearl S. Buck American writer 1892 - 1973
"My Neighbor's Son"
„This does not mean that one should consent to failure, but rather one must consent to struggle against it without respite.“
— Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist 1908 - 1986
Context: A conquest of this kind is never finished; the contingency remains, and, so that he may assert his will, man is even obliged to stir up in the world the outrage he does not want. But this element of failure is a very condition of his life; one can never dream of eliminating it without immediately dreaming of death. This does not mean that one should consent to failure, but rather one must consent to struggle against it without respite. Conclusion
— Henry Lawson Australian writer and poet 1867 - 1922
— Irving Layton Romanian-born Canadian poet 1912 - 2006
— Pierre Corneille French tragedian 1606 - 1684
Don Gomès, act II, scene i.
„The supreme power cannot justly take from any man any part of his property, without his consent in person or by his representative. … Now what liberty can there be where property is taken away without consent?“
— Samuel Adams American statesman, Massachusetts governor, and political philosopher 1722 - 1803
— Martin de Maat American theatre director 1949 - 2001
As quoted by a former student "TJ" (23 March 2006) http://yesandblog.blogspot.com/2006_03_01_yesandblog_archive.html
— Seneca the Younger Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and dramatist -4 - 65 pred n. l.
Letter XLVII: On master and slave, line 11 This can be related to other expressions on the ethics of reciprocity, often referred to as the variants of the Golden Rule.
— Brian Reynolds Myers American professor of international studies 1963