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If we like a person, all his attributes will manifest within us. If we like a pickpocket, even his attributes will manifest within us.

- Dada Bhagwan

When and why do we attribute a person's behavior to brain disease, and when and why do we not do so? Briefly, the answer is that we often attribute bad behavior to disease (to excuse the agent);never attribute good behavior to disease (lest we deprive the agent of credit); and typically attribute good behavior to free will and insist bad behavior called mental illness is a "no fault" act of nature.

- Thomas Szasz, Cruel Compassion: Psychiatric Control of Society's Unwanted

There's a big difference on being wise and being crafty. The former is the attribute of God, and the latter is that of Satan.

- Michael Bassey Johnson

Some of the people who hate me love some of the sentences that I have written, until they get to the name of the person to whom the sentences are attributed.

- Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Happiness is that which occurs when you know what sadness is, and that you possess neither it nor the attributes of it. So is sadness, that you know what happiness is, and that you possess neither happiness nor its attributes.

- David Benedict Zumbo

If we divide human attributes into "masculine" and "feminine" and strengthen only those attributes that "belong" to that sex, we cut off half of ourselves from ourselves as human beings, condemned forever to search for our other half. The world is in desperate need of multilayered human beings with the voices, stamina, and insight to break through our current calcified ways of doing things, (...) The patriarchal structures of honor, shame, violence, and might is right, do as much harm to Hamlet, Edgar, Lear, and Coriolanus as they do to Ophelia, Desdemona, Lady Macduff (...)(...) To have feelings, intuitive flights of understanding, a desire to have knowledge of what is happening below the surface, to serve. These are often called "feminine" attributes, and it is true that many women in the plays possess them. But they also belong to Kent, Ferdinand, Florizel, Camillo, as well as the women. So they are not "feminine" attributes: they are human attributes.

- Tina Packer, Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays

Your shyness alone will bring you more emotional and material losses than all of your other negative attributes.

- Amit Kalantri

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.

- attributed to Maya Aangelou

When God justifies a sinner, everything in God is on the sinner's side. All the attributes of God are on the sinner's side. It isn't that mercy is pleading for the sinner and justice is trying to beat him to death. All of God does all that God does.

- A.W. Tozer, The Attributes of God: A Journey Into the Father's Heart

There is within the human heart a quality of intelligence which has been known to surpass that attributed to the human mind.

- Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.