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Letter "A" » advocacy
«When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power»
Author: Alston Chase
, political power
, quest for
, The Quest
, The Search
«OBSTINATE, adj. Inaccessible to the truth as it is manifest in the splendor and stress of our advocacy. The popular type and exponent of obstinacy is the mule, a most intelligent animal.»
«RICH, adj. Holding in trust and subject to an accounting the property of the indolent, the incompetent, the unthrifty, the envious and the luckless. That is the view that prevails in the underworld, where the Brotherhood of Man finds its most logical development and candid advocacy. To denizens of the midworld the word means good and wise.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, Brotherhood Of Man
, The Brotherhood
, the underworld
, The View
«Painting is something that takes place among the colors, and one has to leave them alone completely, so that they can settle the matter among themselves. Their intercourse: this is the whole of painting. Whoever meddles, arranges, injects his human deliberation, his wit, his advocacy, his intellectual agility in any way, is already disturbing and clouding their activity.»
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
, the matter
«It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.»