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«CURIOSITY, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, cursed with
, desire to know
«Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.»
«I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.»
«An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.»
«Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them»
Author: John Milton
, dead soul
, Dead Things
, not absolutely
«A mind too active is no mind at all»
«Active Evil is better than Passive Good.»
«Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.»
«Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.»
Author: Nelson Mandela
, freedom of movement
«GOD is the ever-active providence, by whose power systems after systems are being evolved out of chaos, made to run for a time and again destroyed.»