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Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.
– Albert Einstein
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.
– Felix Adler
Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking, but also our feeling.
– Valdemar W. Setzer
Etymology, n.:
Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."

– Mike Kellen
Eucalyptus trees are for us, pine trees for our children, and cork trees are for our grandchildren
– Portuguese proverb
Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
– Quentin Crisp
Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need a sense of life's possibilities.
– James Arthur Baldwin
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: “Warmly welcome to our family”. Our new Europe is born.
– Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.
– Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.
– Margaret Thatcher
Evelyn slapped Raymond on the back with a laugh. You must be starved old friend. Come into my apartments, and we'll suffer through a deep breakfast of pure sunlight.
– Sri da Avabhas
Even a blockhead may respect inspire, So long as he is suitably attired; A fool may gain esteem among the wise, So long as he has sense to hold his tongue.
– The Hitopadesa
Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.
– Polish Proverb
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
– Book of Proverbs
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
– Gaston Bachelard
Even a stopped clock is right two times a day.
– Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit- a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor- that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
– Walter Lord, World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
Even Albert Einstein reportedly needed help on his 1040 form.
– Ronald Reagan
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
– Ruth Nanda Anshen
Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
– Francis Bacon
Even Bach comes down to the basic suck, blow, suck, suck, blow.
– Mouth organist Larry Adler
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
– Buddha
Even during my geography and arithmetic lessons, I was allowed to sit with a pencil in my hand. I could listen much better when I was drawing corn or wild flowers.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Even evils are transitory. So where to battle?
– Leslie Miklosy
Even God cannot change the past.
– Agathon

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