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«Buddhism holds that everything is in constant flux. Thus the question is whether we are to accept change passively and be swept away by it or whether we are to take the lead and create positive changes on our own initiative. While conservatism and self-protection might be likened to winter, night, and death, the spirit of pioneering and attempting to realize ideals evokes images of spring, morning, and birth.»
Author: Daisaku Ikeda (Activist, Buddhist Leader) | About: Buddhism | Keywords: Buddhism, conservatism, flux, initiative, passively, swept, Swept Away
«And all the good you've done will soon be swept away, You've begun to matter more than the things you say»
«?Remember what Bilbo used to say: It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.?»
«A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.»
Author: Jean Genet (Dramatist, Novelist) | Keywords: breeze, dropped, gentle wind, ghetto, ghettos, humiliation, invisibility, swept
«And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished.»
«As great as are the heavens and earth in extent, as far as the waters have swept, as far as fire; to these art thou superior, &c.»
Author: Atharva Veda | Keywords: swept, to a great extent
«GRAPE, n.Hail noble fruit! --by Homer sung, Anacreon and Khayyam; Thy praise is ever on the tongue Of better men than I am.The lyre in my hand has never swept, The song I cannot offer: My humbler service pray accept -- I'll help to kill the scoffer.The water-drinkers and the cranks Who load their skins with liquor -- I'll gladly bear their belly-tanks And tap them with my sticker.Fill up, fill up, for wisdom cools When e'er we let the wine rest. Here's death to Prohibition's fools, And every kind of vine-pest! --Jamrach Holobom»
«ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians --may their souls be happy in Heaven!»
Author: Ambrose Bierce (Editor, Journalist, Writer) | Keywords: ancients, early Christians, Elysium, fable, swept
«Constant revolutionizing of production distinguish the bourgeois epoch from all earlier ones. All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses, his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.»
Author: Karl Marx (Philosopher) | Keywords: Air conditioning, antiquated, bourgeois, compelled, distinguish, earlier, epoch, epochs, frozen, ossified, ossify, production, profaned, profaning, revolutionize, revolutionized, revolutionizing, sober, solid, sweep away, swept, Swept Away, venerable
«And we are here as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night»
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