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In rivers and bad governments, the lightest things swim at the top.
– Benjamin Franklin
In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko
In saffron-colored mantle, from the tides of ocean rose the morning to bring light to gods and men.
– Homer
In San Francisco, Haloween is redundant.
– Will Durst
In sci-fi convention, life-forms that hadn't developed space travel were mere prehistory -- horse-shoe crabs of the cosmic scene -- and something of the humiliation of being stuck on a provincial planet in a galactic backwater has stayed with me ever since.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.
– P.L. Berger
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
– Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac
In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs.
– Sir Francis Darwin
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
– William Osler
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
– Stephen Jay Gould
In science, all facts no matter how trivial, enjoy democratic equality.
– Mary McCarthy
In seeking knowledge, something new is learned In seeking wisdom, something old is unlearned To grow, we need to learn, unlearn and re-learn
– Med Jones
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
– Walter Cronkite
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
– Rabbi Ben-Azai
In seven different Scriptures God has dogmatically stated 'build all things according to the pattern (blueprint) shown to you.' You don't repair a Chevrolet from the Ford repair manual. In like manner, Body truth is not found in Hebrew doctrine. It's like trying to mix oil with water--it just can't be mixed
– Ron Garner
In short, the building becomes a theatrical demonstration of its functional ideal. In this romanticism, High-Tech architecture is, of course, no different in spirit-if totally different in form-from all the romantic architecture of the past.
– Dan Cruickshank
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.
– Meister Eckhart
In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes.
– John Erksine
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.
– Cicero
In soft regions are born soft men.
– Herodotus
In solitude especialy do we begin to appreciate the advantage of living with someone who can think.
– Henry David Thoreau
In solitude, you accumulate energy to spend in crowds; and in crowds, you accumulate energy to spend in solitude!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In some dispositions there is such an envious kind of pride that they cannot endure that any but themselves should be set forth as excellent; so that when they hear one justly praised they will either openly detract from his virtues; or, if those virtues be, like a clear and shining light, eminent and distinguished, so that he cannot be safely traduced by the tongue, they will then raise a suspicion against him by a mysterious silence, as if there were something remaining to be told which overclouded even his brightest glory.
– Feltham

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