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There smites nothing so sharp, nor smelleth so sour as shame.
– William Langland
There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.
– N. P. Willis
There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed.
– Peter Sellers
There was a blithe certainty that came from first comprehending the full Einstein field equations, arabesques of Greek letters clinging tenuously to the page, a gossamer web. They seemed insubstantial when you first saw them, a string of squiggles. Yet to follow the delicate tensors as they contracted, as the superscripts paired with subscripts, collapsing mathematically into concrete classical entities-- potential; mass; forces vectoring in a curved geometry-- that was a sublime experience. The iron fist of the real, inside the velvet glove of airy mathematics.
– Gregory Benford - Timescape
There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
– John Bunyan
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.
– Rebecca West
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger.
– Saul Bellow
There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger.
– Saul Bellow, O Magazine, September 2003
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
– Omar Khayyám
There was a moment of clarity - a calm in the eye of the storm, where the sun shined in, and the rain had ceased. But within moments, the calm subsided, and the world came crashing down.
– Alex Leybovich
There was a perception that life here was-I won't say gray, that's hard for me-but beige.
– Hanna Holborn Gray
There was a star danced, and under that was I born.
– William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
– Adlai Ewing Stevenson
There was a time when the reader of an unexciting newspaper would remark, 'How dull is the world today' Nowadays he says, 'What a dull newspaper'
– Daniel J. Boorstin
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
– Anatole Broyard
There was a young man of Dundoo,
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– Anonymous
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead they did not seem to belong to the same species and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed.
– W. Somerset Maugham
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
– Aristotle
There was never a good biography of a good novelist. There couldn't be. He is too many people if he's any good.
– F Scott
There was never a great man who had not a great mother
– Oliver Schreiner
There was never a great man who had not a great mother.
– Olive Schreiner
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
– Saint Francis de Sales
There was never anything by the wit of man so well devised, or so sure established, which in continuance of time hath not been corrupted.
– Book of Common Prayer
There was never in the history of the world a great politician who was not hated by large numbers of inferior men.
– Unknown
There was no need for a term like ‘magical thinking’ in the Golden Age of Man...there was only genuine everyday magic and mysticism. Children were not mocked or scolded in those days for singing to the rain or talking to the wind.
– Anthon St Maarten

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