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In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

Art Buchwald

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Art Buchwald 1925 – 2007 American humorist If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it. in Washington Post 22 May 1989 attack the establishment attack the establishment make you a ...

E. Digby Baltzell

E. Digby Baltzell (1915–96)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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...E. Digby Baltzell 1915 – 96 There is a crisis in American leadership in the middle of the twentieth century that is partly due, I think, to the declining authority of an establishment which is now based on an increasingly castelike White-Anglo Saxon-Protestant ( wasp ) upper class. The Protestant Establishment (1964) White-Anglo Saxon-Protestant ( wasp...

David Low

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...David Low 1891 – 1963 New Zealand -born British political cartoonist Colonel Blimp. cartoon creation, proponent of reactionary establishment opinions colonel Blimp Colonel ...

E. Digby Baltzell

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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... Baltzell 1915 – 96 American educationist and sociologist There is a crisis in American leadership in the middle of the twentieth century that is partly due, I think, to the declining authority of an establishment which is now based on an increasingly castelike White-Anglo Saxon-Protestant ( wasp ) upper class. The Protestant Establishment (1964) white -Anglo Saxon-Protestant White-Anglo Saxon- Protestant White-Anglo Saxon-Protestant ( wasp...

Neville Cardus

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...ours were lost but cricket—her Constitution and the laws of England of Lord Halsbury—it would be possible to reconstruct from the theory and practice of cricket all the eternal Englishness which has gone to the establishment of that Constitution and the laws aforesaid. Cricket (1930) everything lost but cricket all the eternal Englishness establishment of ...

Arthur James Balfour

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country. known as the ‘Balfour Declaration’; see weizmann letter to Lord Rothschild 2 November 1917 establishment in Palestine national home for the...

C. S. Peirce

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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...C. S. Peirce 1839 – 1914 The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit. Illustrations of the Logic of Science, II , in Popular Science Monthly , Jan. 1878 Let us not pretend to doubt in philosophy what we do not doubt in our hearts. Collected Papers , Vol. V, para. 265 The pragmatist knows that doubt is an art which has to be acquired with difficulty. Collected Papers ...

Gene Fowler

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...Gene Fowler 1890 – 1960 American writer Will Hays is my shepherd, I shall not want, He maketh me to lie down in clean postures. on the establishment of the ‘Hays Office’ in 1922 to monitor the Hollywood film industry Clive Marsh and Gaye Ortiz (eds.) Explorations in Theology and Film (1997); referring to the Bible Psalm 23 (Scottish Metrical Psalms, 1650): ‘The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want. / He makes me down to lie / In pastures green’ Will Hays is my shepherd lie down in clean postures lie down in clean ...

Arthur James Balfour

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country. known as the ‘Balfour Declaration’ letter to Lord Rothschild 2 November 1917 establishment in Palestine national home for the Jewish...

Constitution of the United States

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...of all other persons. article 1, sect. 2 taxes shall be apportioned three fifths of all other persons Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. First Amendment (1791) establishment of religion abridging the freedom of speech abridging the freedom of speech A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free...

Lord Scarman

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Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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...law government above the law menace to be defeated When times are abnormally alive with fear and prejudice, the common law is at a disadvantage: it cannot resist the will, however frightened and prejudiced it may be, of parliament. after delivering a lecture advocating the establishment of a Bill of Rights in conversation, 20 July 1992; Anthony Sampson The Essential Anatomy of Britain (1992) alive with fear law is at a disadvantage cannot resist the ...

Gordon Willard Allport

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Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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...The dog [in Pavlov's experiments] does not continue to salivate whenever it hears a bell unless sometimes at least an edible offering accompanies the bell. But there are innumerable instances in human life where a single association, never reinforced, results in the establishment of a life-long dynamic system. An experience associated only once with a bereavement, an accident, or a battle, may become the center of a permanent phobia or complex, not in the least dependent on a recurrence of the original shock. Personality: A Psychological...

Dalai Lama

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...Dalai Lama 1935 –   Tibetan Buddhist , spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet. The present Dalai Lama escaped to India in 1959 following the Chinese invasion of Tibet and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 Frankly speaking it is difficult to trust the Chinese. Once bitten by a snake you feel suspicious even when you see a piece of rope. attributed, 1981 trust the Chinese bitten by a snake see a piece of rope We are a part of humanity, so we...

Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...Giuseppe Garibaldi 1807 – 82 Italian patriot and military leader, who played a key role in the establishment of the united kingdom of Italy Men, I'm getting out of Rome. Anyone who wants to carry on the war against the outsiders, come with me. I can offer you neither honours nor wages; I offer you hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Anyone who loves his country, follow me. to his volunteer force of ‘Red Shirts’ Giuseppe Guerzoni Garibaldi (1882) vol. 1 (not a verbatim record) Men, I'm getting out of Rome neither ...

Alan Bennett

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...Abroad (1989) Shakespeare the word treason pissed in our soup pissed in our soup I have never understood this liking for war. It panders to instincts already catered for within the scope of any respectable domestic establishment. Forty Years On (1969) understood this liking for war instincts already catered for domestic establishment Sapper, Buchan, Dornford Yates, practitioners in that school of Snobbery with Violence that runs like a thread of good-class tweed through twentieth-century literature. Forty Years On (1969) snobbery with Violence...

Alan Bennett

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...1988) Every family has a secret Every family has a secret not like other families I have never understood this liking for war. It panders to instincts already catered for within the scope of any respectable domestic establishment. Forty Years On (1969) act 1 liking for war panders to instincts respectable domestic establishment Memories are not shackles, Franklin, they are garlands. Forty Years On (1969) act 2 memories are not shackles Memories are not shackles they are garlands Standards are always out of date. That is what makes them...

Constitution of the United States

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...article 2, sect. 3 ‘President shall communicate to Congress’ state of the Union state of the union Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. First Amendment (1791) establishment of religion abridging the freedom of speech abridging the freedom of speech A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free...

Constitution of the United States

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Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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...article 2, sect. 3 ‘President shall communicate to Congress’ state of the Union state of the union Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. First Amendment (1791) establishment of religion abridging the freedom of speech abridging the freedom of speech A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free...

Thomas Hughes

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Brewer's Famous Quotations

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...it. The Faber Book of Comic Verse , ed. Michael Roberts (1974 edn), ascribes it to ‘Thomas Hughes’, and one assumes that this is the novelist (1822–96) better remembered as the author of Tom Brown's Schooldays . Some versions have ‘Lion Hotel’, and there was indeed an establishment with this name (on the west side of the market square in Dolgellau), but it no longer exists. Thomas Firbank in his book A Country of Memorable Honour (1953) states that he saw the verse hanging in the ‘Royal Lion Hotel’ (in about 1951), when it was attributed, rather, to...

John Morley

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Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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...religion create a religion for humanity The Historic Method may be described as the comparison of the forms of an idea, or a usage, or a belief, at any given time, with the earlier forms from which they were evolved, or the later forms into which they were developed and the establishment from such a comparison, of an ascending and descending order among the facts. It consists in the explanation of existing parts in the frame of society by connecting them with corresponding parts in some earlier frame; in the identification of present forms in the past, and...

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