It is sometimes difficult to be inspired when trying to write a persuasive essay, book report or thoughtful research paper. Often of times, it is hard to find words that best describe your ideas.
EssaysAdepts now provides a database of over 150,000 quotations and proverbs from the famous inventors, philosophers, sportsmen, artists, celebrities, business people, and authors that are aimed to enrich and strengthen your essay, term paper, book report, thesis or research paper.
Try our free search of constantly updated quotations and proverbs database.
Letter "A" » aggression
«I would lay down my life to defend any one of the States from aggression, which endangered peace or threatened its institutions. I could do more for the union, but I wish to do more; for the destruction of the union would be the destruction of all the States. A stab in the heart is worse then a cut in a limb, for this may be healed.»
Author: Sam Houston
, lay down
, the union
«Aggression, the writer's main source of energy.»
«For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.»
«In this society, the norm of masculinity is phallic aggression. Male sexuality is, by definition, intensely and rigidly phallic. A man's identity is located in his conception of himself as the possessor of a phallus; a man's worth is located in his pride in phallic identity. The main characteristic of phallic identity is that worth is entirely contingent on the possession of a phallus. Since men have no other criteria for worth, no other notion of identity, those who do not have phalluses are not recognized as fully human.»
Author: Andrea Dworkin
, contingent on
«How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. That's why I am not against violence in the media, I am against the glorification of immoral violence.»
«Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease»
«Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.»
«History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap»
«It is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggression.»
«By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.»