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«Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.»
«Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations»
«Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.»
«COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, conflict of interest
, deprived of
, not due
«Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.»
«Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.»
«Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.»
«Desire for approval and recognition is a healthy motive, but the desire to be acknowledged as better, stronger or more intelligent than a fellow being or fellow scholar easily leads to an excessively egoistic psychological adjustment, which may becom»
«Pure morality is only an instinctive adjustment which the soul makes.»
«A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.»