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Feminine Principle Quotes


"Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"In Taoist philosophy, 'yin' is the feminine principle, representing the forces of earth, while 'yang' is the masculine principle, representing spirit." - Marianne Williamson

"The negative principle negates. The positive principle creates. The negative principle doubts. The positive principle believes. The negative principle accepts defeat. The positive principle goes for victory." - Norman Vincent Peale

"In the beginning, the feminine principle was seen as the fundamental cosmic force. All ancient peoples believed that the world was created by a female Diety." - Judy Chicago

"Feminine virtue is nothing but a convenient masculine invention." - Ninon De Lenclos

"Masculine and feminine aspects exist in all beings." - David Deida

"The Feminine Connects With Love, The Masculine Connects With Respect" - Faisal Khokhar

"We must be devoted to sound principles in word and deed: principle above party, principle above pocketbook, principle above popularity." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Leadership Principle: As hunger increases, excuses decrease." - Orrin Woodward

"The principle is competing against yourself." - Steve Young

"Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is simple in principle." - Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

"Principle is a passion for truth." - William Hazlitt

"The Santa Claus principle liquidates itself." - Ludwig Von Mises

"It's not the money. It's the principle." - Saying

"Principle I : Legal rights are presumptive rights." - William Ernest Hocking

"Prosperity is the best protector of principle." - Mark Twain

"Rise above principle and do what's right." - Joseph Heller

"Shopping, true feminine felicity!" - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"I like a little bit of punk mixed with a little bit of feminine." - Hannah Marks

"I tend to wear all black. I like feeling sexy, feminine, effortless, and real." - Banks

"I'm really super feminine, and I'm really soft. I'm very sensitive, I realized." - Serena Williams

"A culture of discipline is not a principle of business, it is a principle of greatness." - James C Collins

"I am always late on principle, my principle being that punctuality is the thief of time." - Oscar Wilde

"Change based on principle is progress. Constant change without principle becomes chaos." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Stirner ... holds to a joy-principle rather than to a pleasure-principle." - John Carroll

"The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy - give one and take ten." - Mark Twain

"He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time." - Oscar Wilde

"A principle is a principle, and God created all the principles." - Andy Stanley

"The material world is all feminine. The feminine engergy makes the non-manifest, manifest. So even men (are of the feminine energy). We have to relinquish our ideas of gender in the conventional sense. This has nothing to do with gender, it has to do with energy. So feminine energy is what creates and allows anything which is non-manifest, like an idea, to come into form, into being, to be born. All that we experience in the world around us, absolutely everything (is feminine energy). The only way that anything exists is through the feminine force." - Zeena Schreck

"...virtue is not merely a state in conformity with the right principle, but one that implies the right principle; and the right principle in moral conduct is prudence." - Aristotle

"Grace is a feminine quality." - Rajneesh

"Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power." - William Moulton Marston

"Love is the supreme unifying principle of life." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The first principle of all action is leisure." - Aristotle

"Love is the only principle which makes life tolerable." - Aleister Crowley

"When you are in love' hypocrisy won over principle." - Lisa Kleypas

"Gambling is a principle inherent in human nature." - Edmund Burke

"Learn the principle, abide by the principle, and dissolve the principle. In short, enter a mold without being caged in it. Obey the principle without being bound by it. Learn, master, and achieve." - Bruce Lee

"Quality is my principle and qualified is my attitude." - Laverne Cox

"Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature." - Alexander Hamilton

"Preaching nonviolence on principle reproduces the existing institutionalized violence." - Herbert Marcuse

"Be firm on principle but flexible on method." - Zig Ziglar

"Personal participation is the universal principle of knowing." - Michael Polanyi

"Rise above principle and do what is right." - Walter Heller

"Too much principle is often more harmful than too little." - Ellen Glasgow

"Policy and politics generally go contrary to principle." - Flannery O'Connor

"emotion is first of all and in principle an accident" - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Principle-centered people are constantly educated by their experiences." - Stephen Covey

"Never compromise a principle or relinquish a vital truth." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"The principle of realism means denial of the ideal." - Gustave Courbet

"No legal plunder: This is the principle of justice..." - Frederic Bastiat

"Money, not morality, constitutes the principle of commercial nations." - Thomas Jefferson

"Deepest principle of human nature is to be appreciated." - William James

"Success is the ability to rise above principle." - Gerald Barzan

"Free trade is not a principle; it is an expedient." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Protection is not a principle, but an expedient." - Benjamin Disraeli

"God is not a person. God is an eternal principle." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Ethics are so annoying. I avoid them on principle." - Darby Conley

"Always stand on principle....even if you stand alone." - John Adams

"I have never opened with the QP - on principle." - Bobby Fischer

"Political genius consists in identifying oneself with a principle." - Simon Heffer

"I study chess eight hours a day, on principle." - Alexander Alekhine

"The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Family preparedness has been a long-established welfare principle." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Faith is the biggest principle that the Bible teaches us." - Ladainian Tomlinson

"A new principle is an inexhaustible source of new views." - Luc De Clapiers

"A war for a great principle ennobles a nation." - Albert Pike

"A unifying factor between the different traditions and lineages of Tantra, is that it is feminine in nature. It acknowledges the feminine as the basis from which all the practices spring. Therefore, Tantra is by its nature, the understanding that all phenomenal existence, the universe, or cosmos, that we experience is feminine in nature." - Zeena Schreck

"Tis against some mens principle to pay interest, and seems against others interest to pay the principle." - Benjamin Franklin

"There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"In the beginning, the feminine principle was seen as the fundamental cosmic force. All ancient peoples believed that the world was created by a female Deity... female deities were gradually overshadowed by or incorporated into the attributes of a number of male gods, then eclipsed by the ascendance of the single male deity that dominates the Judeo-Christian tradition." - Judy Chicago

"Electronic culture created soulless replacements for connective rituals- television supplanted tribal legends told by the fire; 'fast food' consumed in distraction took the place of a shared meal. We substituted matter for Mater (feminine principle), money for mother's milk, objects for emotional bonds." - Daniel Pinchbeck

"In a way then, the Divine Principle, this new revelation, is the documentary of my life. It is my own life experience. The Divine Principle is in me, and I am in the Divine Principle." - Sun Myung Moon

"We must refuse to submit to those institutions which are by definition sexist - marriage, the nuclear family, religions built on the myth of feminine evil." - Andrea Dworkin

"A man can't be in the space where there is feminine rage and bitterness. He doesn't know how to navigate it." - Iyanla Vanzant

"The eternal feminine draws us up." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Taste is the feminine of genius." - Lord Edward FitzGerald

"I love a guy that can be emotional and get in touch with his feminine side. It's really sweet. It says a lot about a man to me." - Kelly Rowland

"I love the silhouettes of the '50s that were feminine and womanly without being too revealing. I've always gravitated towards that kind of sense of style and fashion." - Emmy Rossum

"Masculine and feminine, vertical and horizontal." - Piet Mondrian

"The Eternal Feminine draws us on." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I'm a very feminine person, but I have this hard shell, man, and I stay focused and don't take things personally." - Zoe Saldana

"Taste is the feminine of genius." - Edward Fitzgerald

"I have a problem with people saying feminine means anti-feminist, and I think it's counter-productive to immediately associate anything 'girly' with vanity or stupidity." - Tavi Gevinson

"Intuition is a strong feminine quality." - Carolina Herrera

"I have very girly hands and I use them a lot when I talk in a way that I think is very feminine." - Janet Mcteer

"I love doing eyes - my signature look is a cat eye. I think it's so feminine, and it reminds me of old Hollywood." - Mallory Jansen

"Words are feminine; deeds are masculine." - Baltasar Gracian

"The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality." - Patricia Meyer Spacks

"One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius; and the feminine situation has up to the present rendered this becoming practically impossible." - Simone De Beauvoir

"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." - Herbert Spencer

"What is the basic, the essential, the crucial principle that differentiates freedom from slavery? It is the principle of voluntary action versus physical coercion or compulsion." - Ayn Rand

"If a principle exists it must be immutable, for that is what a principle is - a truth standing apart from the mood of the times." - Jeff Cooper

"We are much mistaken if we think that men are always brave from a principle of valor, or women chaste from a principle of modesty." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Demagoguery enters at the moment when, for want of a common denominator, the principle of equality degenerates into the principle of identity." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"The 80/20 principle - that 80 percent of result flow from just 20 per cent of the causes - is the one true principle of highly effective people." - Richard Koch

"The principle of happiness should be like the principle of virtue: it should not be dependent of things, but be a part of personality [and character]." - William Lyon Phelps

"By the time the civil service has finished drafting a document to give effect to the principle, there may be little of the principle left." - John Reith, 1st Baron Reith

"The principle though remains the same, and the important thing is CBS fought hard, very hard, to protect that principle and will fight again." - Floyd Abrams

"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle." - George William Curtis

"The Darwinian theory is in principle capable of explaining life. No other theory that has ever been suggested is in principle capable of explaining life." - Richard Dawkins

"We could not, for example, arrive at a principle like that of entropy without introducing some additional principle, such as randomness, to this topography." - Michael Polanyi

"The feminine values are the fountain of bliss. Know the masculine, Keep to the feminine." - Laozi

"The masculine DOES while the feminine IS. Major in the feminine, but minor in the masculine." - Marianne Williamson

"I hate the word feminine! I mean, there is a woman and a man and when I say "woman" it suggests all that is radiant, tender, fascinating, gentle, demoniac, exaggerated! Feminine makes me think of somebody who is spindly and over-sweet: I don't like that!" - Sonia Rykiel

"Masculine republics give way to feminine democracies, and feminine democracies give way to tyranny." - Aristotle

"The key to the trap is, of course, education. The feminine mystique has made higher education for women seem suspect, unnecessary and even dangerous. But I think that education, and only education, has saved, and can continue to save, American women from the greater dangers of the feminine mystique." - Betty Friedan

"My roots are very closely tied to the DNA of the brand. Growing up in Serbia where women are unapologetically very feminine, I came to London and realised that I wanted to keep this feminine element but give it a twist and challenge ideas of classical beauty." - Roksanda Ilincic

"I do not... look very feminine. Diana, Princess of Wales is feminine... I am... femi-none." - Caitlin Moran

"Our love is principle, and has its root In reason, is judicious, manly, free." - William Cowper

"Leo Tolstoy ... defines patriotism as the principle that will justify the training of wholesale murderers." - Emma Goldman

"The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating." - Cesar Chavez

"I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple" - Albert Einstein

"The first principle of self-love is that you are not for sale." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice." - Woodrow Wilson

"It is necessary for us to understand that the only Active Principle is Spirit." - Ernest Holmes

"Let your thoughts be ruled by principle, and then live up to your thoughts." - Wallace D. Wattles

"The person who pays an ounce of principle for a pound of popularity gets badly cheated." - Ronald Reagan

"The first principle of true teaching is that nothing can be taught." - Sri Aurobindo

"The principle rule of interpreting Scripture is that Scripture interprets Scripture." - R C Sproul

"Help thyself: then everyone will help thee too. Principle of Christian charity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Antagonistic cooperation is the principle of all markets and many marriages." - Mason Cooley

"Why should the soul ever repose? God, its Principle, reposes never." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"Now, it is a good sanitary principle, that what is curative is preventive ..." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"[Republicans] swapped principle for power. They ended up with neither. They deserved to lose." - Alan Greenspan

"... There must then be a principle of such a kind that its substance is activity." - Aristotle

"As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything." - George Carlin

"Marquise de Merteuil: I've distilled every thing to one single principle: win or die." - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

"The principle trap that the devil sets for young people is idleness." - John Bosco

"Imitate nothing except principle." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman." - Abel Hermant

"The principle of contradiction establishes merely the agreement of concepts, but does not itself produce concepts." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"But every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle." - Thomas Jefferson

"Relativity theory forced the abandonment, in principle, of absolute space and absolute time." - Marshall Mcluhan

"First principle: one must need strength, otherwise one will never have it." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Strong conceit, like a new principle, carries all easily with it, when yet above common-sense." - John Locke

"The brain is the citadel of the senses: this guides the principle of thought." - Pliny The Elder

"I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple." - Albert Einstein

"Out love is principle, and has its root In reason, is judicious, manly, free." - William Cowper

"Excess in nothing, - this I regard as a principle of the highest value in life." - Terence

"God is divine Principle, supreme incorporeal Being, Mind, Spirit, Soul, Life, Truth, Love." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Honesty in principle was one thing. In someone's face, it was another." - Sarah Dessen

"One of the principle qualities of pain is that it demands an explanation." - Anne Carson

"Patriotism is the principle that will justify the training of wholesale murderers." - Leo Tolstoy

"Don't make a novel to establish a principle of political economy. You will spoil both." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The principle difference between heaven and hell is the company you keep there." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"First principle: never to let one's self be beaten down by persons or by events." - Marie Curie

"They say it's the number of people I killed, I say it's the principle." - Aileen Wuornos



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