The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert to fleece the people; and now that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people's money to settle the quarrel.
I believe it is universally understood and acknowledged that all men will ever act correctly, unless they have a motive to do otherwise.
So the bodhisattva saves all beings, not by preaching sermons to them, but by showing them that they are delivered, they are liberated, by the act of not being able to stop changing.
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Women have to be extremely careful about choosing something that they consider an act of defiance that can really be used to further their enslavement.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
The consequences of an act affect the probability of its occurring again.