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We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
– Marianne Moore
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We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization.
– Anthony Burgess
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We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.
– Richard Dawkings:, "The Selfish Gene"
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We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration.
– Alanis Morissette
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We are the ancestors of those gardening the universe.
– Vanna Bonta
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We are the first atheistic and global, all-embracing civilization. You cannot tell whether you are sitting at an airport in Hong Kong or in a hotel in Alaska. Everything is instrumentalized, subjected to a short-term purpose. It is quite possible that in such a situation any sense of a deeper meaning gets lost.”
– Vaclav Havel
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We are the hero of our own story.
– Mary McCarthy
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We are the living links in a life force that moves and plays around and through us, binding the deepest soils with the farthest stars.
– Alan Chadwick
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We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
– George Farquhar
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We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
– George Farquhar
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We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
– Roald Dahl
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We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems.
– Arthur O'Shaunessey
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We are the people our parents warned us about.
– Jimmy Buffett
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We are the total of our longings.
– Guy Gavriel Kay
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We are the visitors in the lives of others; we visit them and we disappear!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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We are tied down to a language that makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style.
– Tom Stoppard, Rosencranz And Guildenstern Are Dead
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We are told never to cross a bridge until we come to it, but this world is owned by men who have 'crossed bridges' in their imagination far ahead of the crowd.
– Anonymous
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We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
– Eric Hoffer
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We are told that when Jehovah created the world he saw that it was good what would he say now
– George Bernard Shaw
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We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.
– Juvenal
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We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
– Judie Brown, President, American Life Lobby
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We are truly blind, we see another man different." "God created us in his image, not different.
– An9e7 X
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We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
– Plato
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We are unable to envision death without the life within us which is full aware of it.
– Sorin Cerin
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