Quotes of accordance

  1. Every individual acts and suffers in accordance with his peculiar teleology, which has all the inevitability of fate, so long as he does not understand it. – Alfred Adler
  2. This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law. – John Boehner
  3. Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system. – Wilhelm Dilthey
  4. Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them. – Epictetus
  5. I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator. – Adolf Hitler
  6. My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature. – Hans Hofmann
  7. In the report made on behalf of the C. G. T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers' organizations, lay the first foundations of the United States of Europe. – Leon Jouhaux
  8. One can decide that the principal role of knowledge is as an indispensable element in the functioning of society, and act in accordance with that decision, only if one has already decided that society is a giant machine. – Jean-Francois Lyotard
  9. And we will accept the creation of the Iberian Federation of a socialist republic which will give each region the right to construct its life in accordance with its economic possibilities and political preponderance. – Frederica Montseny
  10. A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet. – Eric S. Raymond
  11. A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  12. The Pentagon said that these prisoners were kept in accordance with the Geneva Convention, and of course I was not reassured by that, but I couldn't prove that that was wrong; so we're clearer about that. – Peter Singer
  13. Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy. All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws. – Konstantin Stanislavisky
  14. My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots. – George Weah
  15. A judgment pronounced in accordance with the facts can therefore assign to it an historical place only within that movement of reformation which was brought to a victorious issue by King Josiah. – Julius Wellhausen

Usage examples for accordance

  1. " When, in accordance with the fairies' decree, to which I must always most humbly bow, I was called upon to disappear at the very moment when I was hoping to welcome my guests to my newly established home, I found myself most unexpectedly in this place. – The Mysterious Shin Shira by George Edward Farrow
  2. I cannot feel it in accordance with my duty to Society to exercise the powers I have in your favour. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  3. But in accordance with the present turn of my mind, I do not believe that the knowledge I have of it will ever change from my mind to my heart. – Reflections Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  4. All things come from Thee, and Thou hast dominion over all, and Thou enlightenest the eyes of those who love Thee, and Thou accomplishest that which is in accordance with Thy counsel. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  5. This was not in accordance with any of the books. – Sketches New and Old, Part 1. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  6. T. X. had not troubled himself greatly about Kara's private papers but had handed them over, in accordance with instructions, to the proper authorities. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  7. This set us talking of our own pictures, which we are leaving behind us as we go through life; and I couldn't help thinking how he and I, in accordance with this idea, will for ever and ever go on being " married" at Gretna Green. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  8. Sigismond had spoken in accordance with his nature, Delobelle with his. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  9. One could see too that that song was in accordance with Madame Putois's own feeling. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  10. Toward him one acts simply in accordance with the instincts of one's nature. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  11. This proceeding was strictly in accordance with the Mining Law. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  12. Arrangement of the facts discovered in accordance with leading ideas. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  13. Excepting for the confinement, which was absolutely necessary, of course, and which was in direct accordance with the rules of war, the prisoners suffered no inconvenience. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  14. This exclamation may have been in accordance with the spirit of the part assumed by the prisoner; though, at the same time, its simplicity was undoubtedly far- fetched. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  15. Does the voice of the Lord ever speak but in accordance with your desire? – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  16. It is not less in accordance with my own feelings than with those of Her Majesty to assist in every measure calculated for the happiness and welfare of the Irish people. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  17. The moves for both sides must, of course, be played strictly in accordance with the rules of the game, though the result will necessarily be a very weird kind of chess. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  18. My sister leads a life which is not much in accordance with her simple tastes. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  19. This latter is the more interesting to us, partly because it is in itself more original, partly because it is more in accordance with modern artistic practice. – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece by Ernest Arthur Gardner

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