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A cucumber whould be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and viniger, and then thrown out, as good for nothing.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
A cult is a religion with no political power
– Tom WolfeRate it:
A cult is a religion with no political power.
– Tom WolfeRate it:
A cup of wisdom is more valuable than an ocean of intelligence.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
– Sydney J. HarrisRate it:
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
– Sydney J. HarrisRate it:
A Cynic is what an Optimist calls a Realist
– Antony Jay / Jonathon Lynn, Sir Humphrey Appleby from the "Yes, Minister" SeriesRate it:
A danger foreseen is half-avoided.
– Cheyenne ProverbRate it:
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead.
– Woody Allen, Without FeathersRate it:
A day in which you do goodness far away from the crowds is indeed a very good day!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A day may sink or save a realm.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron TennysonRate it:
A day of fortune is like a harvest-day, we must be busy when the corn is ripe.
– GoetheRate it:
A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest.
– Roosevelt, EleanorRate it:
A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
– Lewis MumfordRate it:
A day without newspapers is like walking around without your pants on.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
– Steve MartinRate it:
A dead end is the only way out of where you shouldn't be going.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
A dead thing goes with the stream. Only a living thing can go against it.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
– Rita Mae BrownRate it:
A deal is never over until it’s signed – don’t skimp on anything until the deal is closed.
– Noah KaganRate it:
A death without being a loss to anybody is the most unworthy death.
– Alireza Salehi NejadRate it:
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
– HomerRate it:
A decision is the action an executive must take when he has information so incomplete that the answer does not suggest itself.
– Arthur W. RadfordRate it:
A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today. The Western world has lost its civic courage, both as a whole and separately, in each country, in each government, in each political party, and, of course, in the United Nations. Such a decline in courage is particularly noticeable among the ruling and intellectual elites...
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Commencement Address at Harvard University, June 8, 1978.Rate it:

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