Quotations on Cause

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Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
- Diane Abbott
(Keywords: Fear, Cause, Crime)

If our countries had war the one with the other, that was no cause that he should put us to death; with which they were out of heart that their cruel pretense failed them. For which God be forever-more praised.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: War, God, Heart, Death, Cause, Countries)

Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.
- Saul Alinsky
(Keywords: Life, Death, Care, Cause, Reputation)

I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
- Tori Amos
(Keywords: Love, Cause, Feeling, Feet, Storms, Walking)

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
- Mario Andretti
(Keywords: Goal, Cause, Circumstances, May, Sight)

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Men, Women, Cause, Discontent, Revolution, Nation, Rebellion)

For me being the youngest, there was never ever anything that was an issue to cause rivalry between me and my sisters.
- Nicole Appleton
(Keywords: Being, Cause, Rivalry, Sisters)

It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the cause of necessity in other things. And all people call this thing God.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: God, People, Cause, Necessity)

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: War, Authority, Cause, First, Intention, Order)

No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: History, Politics, Beginning, Cause, Existence, Fact, Freedom, Tyranny)

Let us go forward in this battle fortified by conviction that those who labour in the service of a great and good cause will never fail.
- Owen Arthur
(Keywords: Battle, Cause, Conviction, Service, Will)

I can't believe the pro-choicers attitude toward unborn children-to me it's the ultimate liberal cause, to defend those without a voice.
- Michael Aston
(Keywords: Attitude, Cause, Children, Liberal, Voice)

A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.
- Irving Babbitt
(Keywords: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)

Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Peace, Cause, Effect, Literature)

A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Peace, Cause, Problems)

We speculate as to what is in store for us. But we not only undergo events, we in part cause them or at least influence their course. We have not only to study them but to act.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Act, Cause, Events, Influence, Study)

Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made.
- Robert Barany
(Keywords: Progress, Cause, Problems, Theory)

When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer.
- William Barclay
(Keywords: Life, Father, God, Cause, May, Will)

A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
- Joel Barlow
(Keywords: Men, Power, Cause, Oppression)

The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Death, Cause, Fashion, Leading)

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Life, Financial, Bank account, Cause, Credit, Numbers, Ruin, Security, Wrong)

The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Love, Cause, Sense, Sexes, Word)

We play a hip-hop song and suddenly 25 people on the left jump up and put their hands in the air; then you play Lost Cause and they're like, I don't know about this one.
- Beck
(Keywords: People, Cause, Play, Song)

Cause at the end of the day, honestly, at the end of the day when you're in your death bed and that's it, I think it's the relationships you've had and the people that you've touched and the people that have touched you that matter.
- Julie Benz
(Keywords: Death, People, Bed, Cause, Day, End, Relationships)

In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
- Lin Biao
(Keywords: People, African, American, Cause, Revolution, Majority, Population, World)

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

But there is a difference here: When Jewish children are murdered, Arabs celebrate the deed. The death of an Arab child is no cause for celebration in Israel.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Death, Cause, Children, Deed, Difference, Israel)

I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect the rights of the unborn my entire career. I will continue to fight for this cause because I value the sanctity of all human life.
- Rob Bishop
(Keywords: Life, Career, Cause, Fight, Rights, Value, Will)

As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism.
- Cofer Black
(Keywords: Life, People, Cause, states, Terrorism, Unhappiness, United, Will)

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Money, People, Cause, Miser, Passion, Thieving, Want)

My favorite show is America's Funniest Home Videos. People will get hit on the head and I feel bad cause I'm laughing my head off!
- Corbin Bleu
(Keywords: Home, People, America, Cause, Favorite, Will)

I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Government, People, Cause, Challenge, Day, Difference, Effect, Job, World)

At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Time, American, Cause, Democracy, Disgrace, Exercise, Iraq, Republican, Soldiers)

The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.
- Henry Bolingbroke
(Keywords: Art, Virtue, Cause, Vice)

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Death, Cause, Martyr)

The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Life, Sacrifice, Blind, Cause, Man, Now, World)

We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: God, Equality, Cause, Children, Country, Freedom, Justice, United)

America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: Men, Women, Sacrifice, Gratitude, America, Cause, Debt, Fighting, Nation, Soldiers)

If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
- Belle Boyd
(Keywords: Government, Love, Lie, Cause, Crime, President, Prison)

Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health and self-esteem, not its cause.
- Nathaniel Branden
(Keywords: Health, Achievement, Cause, Expression, Self)

No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
- John Mason Brown
(Keywords: Home, Cause, Heaven)

This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat... The world needs to work together to find its cause, cure the sick and stop its spread.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Health, Work, Cause, Cure, Needs, Now, World)

Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Food, People, Cause, Children, Killing)

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Death, Women, Cause, Leading)

There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
- Steven Brust
(Keywords: People, Cause, Earth, Sea)

There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion, and people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it.
- William Jennings Bryan
(Keywords: People, Attention, Cause, Will)

I don't wear fur and I understand their cause. I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life.
- Gisele Bundchen
(Keywords: Life, Animals, Cause, Dogs, Horses, World)

Kindness is the cause of all anxiety.
- David D. Burns
(Keywords: Anxiety, Cause, Kindness)

I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)



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