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What is a country without rabbits and partridges They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products ancient and venerable familes known to antiquity as to modern times of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
What is a defeat? It is just a good opportunity to make a new start, nothing else! Defeat is by no means a tragedy, but to consider it as a tragedy is in fact the greatest tragedy! In your every defeat, you must know that the paths of the victory never disappear; try those roads again!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness.
– Ayn RandRate it:
What is a friend A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
– AristotleRate it:
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
– Aristotle, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent PhilosophersRate it:
What is a hero without love for mankind.
– Doris LessingRate it:
What is a husband He is the one who, with a touch, can bring back the starlight and glow of years long ago. At least he hopes he can-don't disappoint him.
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve:
The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

– Robert HerrickRate it:
What is a lie? It is to say what is real is not real. It is to deny the existence of what exists.
– Peter Nivio ZarlengaRate it:
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul I suppose this depends somewhat upon the size of the soul. I think there are cases where the trade would do.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets.
– Andre MalrauxRate it:
What is a minority The chosen heroes of this earth have been in a minority. There is not a social, political, or religious privilege that you enjoy today that was not bought for you by the blood and tears and patient suffering of the minority. It is the minority that have stood in the van of every moral conflict, and achieved all that is noble in the history of the world.
– John B. GoughRate it:
What is a Miracle? It is something that was once thought Impossible but became Possible with FAITH.
– RVMRate it:
What is a rebel A man who says no.
– Albert CamusRate it:
What is a scientist? We give the name scientist to the type of man who has felt experiment to be a means guiding him to search out the deep truth of life, to lift a veil from its fascinating secrets, and who, in this pursuit, has felt arising within him a love for the mysteries of nature, so passionate as to annihilate the thought of himself.
– Maria MontessoriRate it:
What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
– Achilles, Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 955Rate it:
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdad's of his dreams to rise from the dust.
– Salvador DalĂ­Rate it:
What is a thousand years Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
– AlainRate it:
What is a throne? A chair; ornamented but a poisonous chair!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
What is a weed A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.
– Norman DouglasRate it:
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong.
– Norman DouglasRate it:
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.
– Ovid, Amorum, Book 2, 19, 3Rate it:
What is an epigram A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:

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