Without adversity, the butterfly would never have the strength to achieve its destiny. It would never develop the strength to become something extraordinary.
Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
Without adventure civilization is in full decay. ... The great fact is that in their day the great achievements of the past were the adventures of the past.
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Without adventure all civilization is full of decay. Adventure rarely reaches its predetermined end. Columbus never reached China.
Without advances, medicine regresses and reverts to witchcraft.
Without action, we are going to continue to allow Iran to be a safe harbor for terrorists, see its economy further deteriorate, and see the Middle East further destabilize.
Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.
Without action to de-carbonize our economies, unchecked climate change threatens to batter lives and economies around the world, hitting the poorest people hardest.
Without acting, I cannot breathe.
Without accepting the other person's thinking, you cannot further your own interest. You need the other's help to get results.
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self-opinionated thinkers.
Without absolute certainty, what do we do? We do the best we can. Injustice is happening now; suffering is happening now. We have choices to make now. To insist on absolute certainty before starting to apply ethics to life decisions is a way of choosing to be amoral.
Without a yardstick sometimes the high points can be taken for granted.
Without a worthy opponent a man or group cannot grow stronger.
Without a word, my dog taught me the meaning of love.
Without a word to anyone, Eli and Cyrus straddle their bikes and strap on their helmets. That one act causes everyone else to mount up and start their motorcycles. Soon the yard shakes with the thunder of angry engines. Cyrus pulls out with Eli on his right. They head onto Thunder Road toward the main drag and the guys follow behind them in pairs.