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Quotes of individuals

  1. Good -looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury. – Martha Beck
  2. What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations. – Harry A. Blackmun
  3. Governments should not be able to bulldoze a person's home or business to benefit other individuals – Henry Bonilla
  4. There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed. – Albert Camus
  5. The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse. – George Combe
  6. The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of. – Albert Gallatin
  7. The Civil Service is a vital economic asset to the UK- firstly, in the way it creates a framework for excellence in service delivery and secondly, in how it helps organise the best way to deliver modern public services on which both businesses and individuals depend. – John Hutton
  8. I think homes should reflect the individuals and their individual taste rather than someone else's. – Julie London
  9. At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong. It's down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I'm talking like I'm in the army and this is my squadron. – Shirley Manson
  10. Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars! – Marvin Minsky
  11. Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work, since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups, not from large, structured efforts. – Tim O'Reilly
  12. All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state, for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals – Ron Paul
  13. In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully. – Friedrich Schiller
  14. And as you said, everyone contributed; certain areas of material came from certain individuals – Billy Sherwood
  15. Historians still often see the end of the war as meaning nothing more for Germany than lost territories, lost participation in colonization, and lost assets for the state and individuals They frequently overlook the most serious loss that Germany suffered. – Gustav Stresemann

Usage examples for individuals

  1. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost, but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference as to their value or importance..... – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. This school, so far as it concerns French literature, may be said to have produced two remarkable individuals and one remarkable group. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  3. The question was put by one of the individuals before referred to. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  4. There is always some one person or a number of persons who have done or suffered the things complained of; after all, every act of the corporation is necessarily done by some one or more individuals – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  5. We have at least gained the positive assurance of the guilt of certain individuals – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  6. We may not all paint, but whatever our work is, that should we do as individuals – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  7. Although our tasks are largely similar to those of the African Development Project, we field men of the African Department usually work as individuals – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  8. As yet such efforts are confined to individuals – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. The French seem now to make a distinction between individuals only, not between nations. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  10. Mr. B did not see it, even when the individuals were pointed out to him, and asked his friend for the reasons for his opinion. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  11. This part of the forest was probably owned by private individuals for I couldn't imagine Government timber being cut in this fashion. – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  12. I will not say that individuals did not come up before me; how can a man help it where he knows every body in his congregation more or less? – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  13. In the pages which follow we shall go into detail and watch courtesy at work among certain groups and individuals – The Book of Business Etiquette by Nella Henney
  14. In nature there are no such things as classes or orders or families, but only individuals – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  15. The contact of a surgeon with his hospital patients as individuals is largely through the nursing staff, and his point of view will be largely influenced by them. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  16. Individuals succeed more or less in meeting social expectation. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  17. Never does a State aim to bring in the free activity of individuals but always that which is bound to the purpose of the State. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  18. So much for individuals – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  19. Every character, however slight, must be the result of some definite cause; and if it occurs in many individuals deserves consideration. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  20. " I think we have practically agreed that the two individuals who were invaluable to our cause were Partow and Miss Galland," Lanstron remarked tentatively. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer