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Ascendancy Quotes by Stephen Gardiner, Bill Kristol, Kevin Kwan, William S. Burroughs, Anthea Butler, Friedrich Nietzsche and many others.

The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
Stephen Gardiner
Since Ronald Reagan’s election in 1980, conservatives of various sorts, and conservatisms of various stripes, have generally been in the ascendancy. And a good thing, too! Conservatives have been right more often than not – and more often than liberals – about most of the important issues of the day.
Bill Kristol
The idea of Asian ascendancy has entered public culture.
Kevin Kwan
Biologically speaking the Afro-Asiatic block is in the ascendancy – always remember that both Negro and White are minority groups – the largest race is the Mongoloid group.
William S. Burroughs
In the past, candidates’ performances of ‘Christianity’ have been strong points for voters, but Trump’s ascendancy with evangelicals has eviscerated that expectation. Evangelicals, like other voters, can be very pragmatic about the issues they want addressed by the leadership they support.
Anthea Butler
We feign pity when we want to demonstrate our ascendancy over feelings of hostility: but usually in vain. Whenever we notice this,there is an accompanying surge in those hostile sensations.
Friedrich Nietzsche
In the 1990’s, a time of corporate capital’s global ascendancy, the mildest restraints on its prerogatives have been peremptorily rejected. Automatically, under this designation, measures to protect national cultural industries, for example, have been ruled unacceptable infringements of “free trade.”
Herbert Schiller
I thought that Donald Trump’s ascendancy would end when he attacked John McCain, saying he’s not a war hero. I found that shocking, for him to say that.
Cory Booker
Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of democracy and human rights, we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy with a democratically elected president and legislature.
Nick Lampson
Since Ronald Reagan’s election in 1980, conservatives of various sorts, and conservatisms of various stripes, have generally been in the ascendancy. And a good thing, too! Conservatives have been right more often than not – and more often than liberals – about most of the important issues of the day.
William Kristol
If you look at the discourse before the revolution, whether it is the left communist, whether it is the right secularist…the entirety of this discourse was such that it encouraged the kind of ascendancy for a man like Ayatollah Khomeini.
Akbar Ganji
This massive ascendancy of corporate power over democratic process is probably the most ominous development since the end of World War II, and for the most part “the free world” seems to be regarding it as merely normal.
Wendell Berry
But it is a law of life and development in history where two national civilizations meet they fight for ascendancy.
Bernhard von Bulow
You have to talk about why things happened the way they did. You can’t actually explain my political life except by a series of situations rather than by some carefully constructed, rigidly progressed ascendancy.
David Lange
Awake,arise,and assert yourself,you dreamers of the world. Your star is now in ascendancy.
Napoleon Hill
As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.
John Stuart Mill
A bully waits until they are in the ascendancy to pounce on people.
James Anderson
When commercial capital occupies a position of unquestioned ascendancy, it everywhere constitutes a system of plunder.
Karl Marx
I am for freedom of religion, and against all maneuvers to bring about a legal ascendency of one sect over another.
Thomas Jefferson
Those who have once got an ascendancy, and possessed themselves of all the resources of the nation, their revenues and offices, have immense means for retaining their advantage.
Thomas Jefferson
I think a Donald Trump presidency sets up an Elizabeth Warren ascendancy. And it not Elizabeth Warren, someone of her ilk. And I think that’s dreadful.
Bret Stephens
If you are trying to live with and maintain ascendancy over same-gender attractions, the best way to do that is to have groups that define their members in terms other than same-gender attractions.
Dallin H. Oaks
When pain has been constant, it has its own momentum and laws. The vital thing is to break its ascendancy over the mind.
Suzanne Massie
Oh, happy day when the enemies of ascendancy have got to confess that people of color rock.
John Ridley
There is nobody as enslaved as the fanatic, the person in whom one impulse, one value, has assumed ascendancy over all others.
Milton Sapirstein
with the breakdown of the medieval system, the gods of chaos, lunacy, and bad taste gained ascendancy.
John Kennedy Toole
The Logos is a voice heard, in the head. And the Logos was the hand on the rudder of human civilization for centuries, up until, in fact, the collapse of the ancient mystery religions and the ascendancy of Christianity to the status of a world religion.
Terence McKenna
There is… an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents… The artificial aristocracy is a mischievous ingredient in government, and provision should be made to prevent its ascendency.
Thomas Jefferson
During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me.
John Nelson Darby
Obama’s ascendancy unhinged the radical right, offering a unified target to competing camps of racial, nativist and religious animus.
Barton Gellman
The woman has circumvented man in a variety of ways in her unconsciously subtle ways, as the man has vainly and equally consciously struggled to thwart the woman in gaining ascendancy over him.
Mahatma Gandhi
To gain the spiritual ascendancy over ourselves, and the influences with which we are surrounded, through a rigid course of self-discipline, is our first consideration, it is our first labor, before we can pave the way for our children to grow up without sin unto salvation.
Brigham Young
The early ascendancy of leisure as a means of reputability is traceable to the archaic distinction between noble and ignoble employments. Leisure is honourable and becomes imperative partly because it shows exemption from ignoble labour.
Thorstein Veblen
The dynamism and freedom that characterizes the West is the product of Christianity’s reforming itself and moving forward culturally. The ascendancy of the West is the story of the difference that Christianity makes, and it’s a story we can’t let our culture forget.
Charles Colson
If that’s your definition of the Clinton faction, then I think that that seems to be in ascendancy. That might include a guy like John Edwards, who’s just starting this new center in Chapel Hill to deal with issues of poverty and work.
John Podesta