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We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred
ground for the shots coming up the cliff.
- Christopher Atkins

The coast of British Columbia was one of the three
chief centers of aboriginal America.
- Ellsworth Huntington

We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past,
but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner
openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell.
- Arthur Murray

Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services -
some have been doing so for 30 years.
They struggle with difficult medical problems.
They also try to deal with counselling,
stolen generations issues, family relationships,
violence, suicide prevention.
- Malcolm Fraser

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Most Australians live in the cities on the east coast,
where contact between black and white occurred as much
as 200 years earlier than on the west coast -
and where 95 percent of Australians are able to live
95 percent of their lives without ever seeing an Aboriginal face.
- Phillip Noyce

The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature
and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important
part of getting performances from them was just letting
them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality
that was in each of them.
- Phillip Noyce

We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old.
It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada.
And the reconciliation required may be less a matter
of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart.
- Romeo LeBlanc

 

My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories
through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal
people that you must always protect people's sacred status,
regardless of the pest.
- Steve Irwin

The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because
they realise that welfare is killing them.
- Pauline Hanson

The families of Aboriginals who have died in custody
in NSW will suffer again because of these white lies.
- Arthur Murray

The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock,
first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.
- William M. Evarts

There were a couple Aborigines in my primary school,
but we never spoke to them.
They kept to themselves, and we never really even locked eyes.
They weren't acknowledged officially either.
- Phillip Noyce

Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.
- Herbert Spencer

With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
- Thomas Fuller

Some persons think that they have to look like a hedgehog to be pious.
- Billy Sunday

In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past -
a pious guardian of some affection,
of which the object has disappeared.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Incidentally, why was it that none of all the pious
ever discovered psycho-analysis? Why did it have to
wait for a completely godless Jew?
- Sigmund Freud

Not all human souls but only the pious ones are divine.
- Georg Hermes

The real problem is not why some pious,
humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
- C. S. Lewis

Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some
whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.
- Daisy Ashford

The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague,
enormous and menacing.
- Aleister Crowley

A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I am calling attention just to the main points of these
tremendously important matters,
which can be understood better by pious meditation
than explained by human language.
- Martin Chemnitz

No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese
are incapable of religious experience,
even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India.
- Hu Shih

For the myth is the foundation of life;
it is the timeless schema,
the pious formula into which life flows when it reproduces
its traits out of the unconscious.
- Thomas Mann

Pious XII was too neutral to mention the gas chambers;
decent people like my own family were turned into devils by crude Christianity.
- Lionel Blue

Your meditations may be as profound,
as exalted,
as devout as you like; you may practise every pious exercise you can manage,
but all this is as nothing in comparison with the Blessed Sacrament.
What we do may be godly, but this sacrament is God Himself!
- Johannes Tauler

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything.
what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries
the indignation of a pious spirit,
with its natural following of oppressed souls,
will cast down with a single shove.
- Jose Marti

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion.
Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment
from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.
On the other hand, they do less easily move against him,
believing that he has the gods on his side.
- Aristotle

O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state!
It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord.
It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous
endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

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

Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the
future instead of merely trying with pious regret to
salvage the human wreckage of the famine,
as he has so often done in the past.
- Norman Borlaug

See, even despite pious statements to the contrary,
much of the industrialized world has not yet come to
terms with the recognition of the fallacy of what I
call the strong man syndrome.
- Wole Soyinka

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not a life at all.
It is a reticence, in three volumes.
- William E. Gladstone

I don't think many people have ever read the report.
Who has read 26 volumes of this case? How many read
the summary? If you read the summary,
it takes a long time.
- John Sherman Cooper

Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes.
Yet what is wisdom without memory?
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

The best books of our times have included the three
mature volumes of Philip Larkin.
They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged.
- Robert Morgan

Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person
who does portraits for a living? I could fill several
volumes with nice nasty stories.
I don't know.
- Imogen Cunningham

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane,
the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence,
but speaks volumes about his laziness.
- Mark Kennedy

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
he will be but a walking dictionary:
a mere articulate clock.
- George Chapman

The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
- James Agee

Are we not like two volumes of one book?
- Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain
a few odd volumes of Shakespeare.
I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for
the first time in a log cabin.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean.
Little audible links, they are, chaining together great
inaudible feelings and purposes.
- Theodore Dreiser

Precepts or maxims are of great weight;
and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a
happy life than the volumes we can't find.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I've got volumes on how not to behave.
I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age.
- Charlie Sheen

It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years
of memories and the people behind the words-and even
though that guest book can speak volumes,
in between, the pages remain so silent.
- Eugenie Anderson

Today I begin to understand what love must be,
if it exists...
When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves.
We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost.
That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
- Edmond de Goncourt

I did not destroy the 43 volumes of my diary,
which report on all these events and the share I had in them;
but of my own accord I handed them voluntarily to the
officers of the American Army who arrested me.
- Hans Frank

Experience alone can give a final answer.
The knowledge gained in a few years by a commission
of the kind suggested would be worth more than volumes
of mere assertions and contradictions.
- John Bates Clark

Even after they had stopped modeling for Playboy and
had settled down with other men to raise families of their own,
Hugh Hefner still considered them his women,
and in the bound volumes of his magazine he would always possess them.
- Gay Talese

Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many
of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission
and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago.
We published our findings in 27 volumes of information
and evidentiary material.
- Louis Stokes

It is deeply shocking and incomprehensible to me that
despite volumes of documentation and living witnesses
who can attest to the horrors of the Holocaust,
there are still those who would deny it.
- Mark Udall

If a secret history of books could be written,
and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted
down alongside of his story,
how many insipid volumes would become interesting,
and dull tales excite the reader!
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Although economists have studied the sensitivity of
import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate,
there is still much uncertainty about just how much
the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein

I therefore set to work, and after two and a half years
of not inconsiderable labour I now have the privilege
and the satisfaction of accompanying the early volumes
of the series with this preface.
- James Loeb

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

Life is change. Without change, there is no life.
Why then do we so fight against change?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a miracle, and that's why I'm ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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