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Letter "A" » affirmative
«Affirmative action is an effort to develop a systematic approach to open the doors of education, employment and business development opportunities to qualified individuals who happen to be members of groups that have experienced long-standing and per»
Author: Bill Clinton
, affirmative action
, The Doors
«Affirmative action is the attempt to deal with malignant racism by instituting benign racism»
«The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.»
«It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.»
«Here's the point - you're looking at affirmative action, and you're looking at marijuana. You legalize marijuana, no need for quotas, because really, who's gonna wanna work?»
«HALF, n. One of two equal parts into which a thing may be divided, or considered as divided. In the fourteenth century a heated discussion arose among theologists and philosophers as to whether Omniscience could part an object into three halves; and the pious Father Aldrovinus publicly prayed in the cathedral at Rouen that God would demonstrate the affirmative of the proposition in some signal and unmistakable way, and particularly (if it should please Him) upon the body of that hardy blasphemer, Manutius Procinus, who maintained the negative. Procinus, however, was spared to die of the bite of a viper.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, Body of
, The Cathedral
, The Negative
, three parts
«In modern European thought a tragedy is occurring in that the original bonds uniting the affirmative attitude towards the world with ethics are, by a slow but irresistible process, loosening and finally parting. - Out of my life and Thought.»
Author: Albert Schweitzer
«If affirmative action means what I just described, what I'm for, then I'm for it.»
«Reform is affirmative, conservatism negative; conservatism goes for comfort, reform for truth. The Conservative»