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Wen wu contradicts the very American notion of John Wayne being the ideal of manhood. In the wen wu way of thinking, it’s much more important to restrain rather than exert yourself through brute power.
The laws receive their force and authority from an oath of fidelity, either tacit or expressed, which living subjects have sworn to their sovereign, in order to restrain the intestine fermentation of the private interest of individuals.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
What is the purpose of the electoral college? It has a few purposes. One, it’s to restrain pure democracy. Very good, very important, that’s a wonderful thing.
A President of the United States cannot restrain anything from publication.
It is not enough for us to restrain from doing evil, unless we shall also do good.
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man’s power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
It’s in the nature of television to restrain the spontaneity of a live event. Things become more and more prepackaged.
Past experience with fiscal austerity at home and overseas strongly suggests that it is best for the economy’s long-run performance to restrain government spending rather than raise taxes.
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
We absolutely have to restrain concentrations of wealth in industry from spoiling the situation for everybody.
Both for Havana’s beauty and decay, it’s very hard to restrain yourself from staring everywhere you look.
A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
The Anarchists answer that the abolition of the State will leave in existence a defensive association, resting no longer on a compulsory but on a voluntary basis, which will restrain invaders by any means that may prove necessary.
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
A person in my position has to restrain himself.
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
In voiceover, you have to restrain yourself when you’re acting in the sound booth in front of the microphone. If you lean left or you lean right, you’re going to lose the voice. Yet you yourself become animated when you’re doing the part. So you’ll see a lot of flailing arms, but a very still face.
I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they’re going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them.
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
Youth is impulsive. When our young men grow angry at some real or imaginary wrong, and disfigure their faces with black paint, it denotes that their hearts are black, and that they are often cruel and relentless, and our old men and old women are unable to restrain them. Thus it has ever been.
I had to restrain myself from buying a book on 19th-century fruit knives.
I call on the people of Tripoli to restrain themselves and not get drawn into conflict with anyone.
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.