quotes tagged with 'controversy'

Experiences in controversies such as these brings out the impossibility of learning anything from facts till they are examined and interpreted by reason; and teaches that the most reckless and treacherous of all theorists is he who professes to let facts and figures speak for themselves, who keeps in the background the part he has played, perhaps unconciously, in the selecting and grouping them, and in suggesting the argument post hoc ergo propter hoc.

Author: Alfred Marshall, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in controversy reason alfredmarshall 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated, and scorned.  When his cause succeeds, however, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Author: Mark Twain, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in success controversy challenge marktwain change patriot brave timid scarce 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Author: Martin Luther King Jr., Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in character controversy challenge martinlutherkingjr 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Writing about religion involves the difficult task of capturing the ineffable individual and collective spiritual experience of a large group of people. Getting at the heart of Mormonism is best undertaken not by narrowly focusing on controversy and getting mired in esoteric theological debates, but through a more imaginative examination of the worldview that inspires its members.
Author: Lds PR department, Source: http://newsroom.lds.org/ldsnewsroom/eng/commentary/a-mormon-wo...Saved by Doc in controversy understanding mormonism spiritual worldview 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr., Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in martinlutherking integrity character controversy challenge trial opposition 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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