Quotations on Unity

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We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: People, Achievement, Country, Diversity, Unity, Variety, World)

The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style.
- Frank Auerbach
(Keywords: Work, Fact, Style, Unity, Will)

Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Keywords: Work, Unity, Will)

If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Keywords: Imagination, Impression, Character, Man, Unity, Words)

We want a vernacular in art. No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity with individual variety which can be developed among people politically and socially free.
- Walter Crane
(Keywords: Art, People, Agreement, Unity, Variety, Want)

What I've said in the past is that I want the Labour Party to approach this matter on the basis of unity.
- Ron Davies
(Keywords: Party, Past, Unity, Want)

I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn.
- Ron Davies
(Keywords: Hope, Autumn, Commitment, Party, Saying, Unity, Vote, Will)

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.
- Dogen
(Keywords: Ideas, Body, Mind, Unity, Voice, Will)

I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got.
- Missy Elliot
(Keywords: Music, Kids, Unity, Want)

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Lies, Man, Reason, Unity, World)

In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda.
- Chris Van Hollen
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Fact, Job, Today, Unity, World)

I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Day, Enemy, Hurt, Past, Unity, Will)

But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events.
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Keywords: Life, People, Achievement, Growth, Perception, Unity, World)

Of course, we have known for a long time that a word, like any verbal sign, is a unity of two components.
- Roman Jakobson
(Keywords: Time, Unity, Word)

The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet.
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Keywords: Government, People, Feet, Future, Iraq, Unity, Will)

It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion.
- Aly Khan
(Keywords: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity.
- Mwai Kibaki
(Keywords: Country, Selfishness, Unity, Violence)

As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
- Marshall McLuhan
(Keywords: Direction, Unity, World)

May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera.
- Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Keywords: Peace, God, Heaven, Mankind, May, New year, Prosperity, Unity, World)

Our civilization is now in the transition stage between the age of warring empires and a new age of world unity and peace.
- John Boyd Orr
(Keywords: Age, Peace, Civilization, Now, Unity, World)

The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West.
- Henri Pirenne
(Keywords: Time, Culture, May, Unity, World)

It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details.
- Henri Poincare
(Keywords: Balance, Harmony, Order, Unity, Word)

I'm a very passionate believer in the unity of knowledge. There is one world of reality - one world of our experience that we're seeking to describe.
- John Polkinghorne
(Keywords: Experience, Knowledge, Reality, Unity, World)

The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Keywords: History, Danger, Promise, Prosperity, Unity, Will, World)

Unity and secularism will be the motto of the government. We can't afford divisive polity in India.
- Manmohan Singh
(Keywords: Government, Unity, Will)

In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe; at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential - do not let your heart waver!
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Keywords: Heart, Extreme, Mind, Unity, Universe)

The acts of the human race on the world's stage have doubtless a coherent unity, but the meaning of the vast tragedy enacted will be visible only to the eye of God, until the end, which will reveal it perhaps to the last man.
- Alfred de Vigny
(Keywords: God, End, Eye, Man, Meaning, Race, Tragedy, Unity, Will, World)

Until the building of Solomon's temple the unity of worship according to it had, properly speaking, never had any existence; and, moreover, it is easy to read between the lines that even after that date it was more a pious wish than a practical demand.
- Julius Wellhausen
(Keywords: Temple, Building, Existence, Unity, Worship)

The Law is never weary of again and again repeating its injunction of local unity of worship.
- Julius Wellhausen
(Keywords: Law, Unity, Worship)

As we learn from the New Testament, the Jews and the Samaritans in the days of Jesus were not agreed on the question which was the proper place of worship, but that there could be only one was taken to be as certain as the unity of God Himself.
- Julius Wellhausen
(Keywords: God, New testament, Question, Unity, Worship)

I value unity because I believe we learn truth from each other in this process.
- Rowan Williams
(Keywords: Truth, Unity, Value)

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