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In the usual (though certainly not in every) public decision on economic policy, the choice is between courses that are almost equally good or equally bad. It is the narrowest decisions that are most ardently debated. If the world is lucky enough to enjoy peace, it may even one day make the discovery, to the horror of doctrinaire free-enterprisers and doctrinaire planners alike, that what is called capitalism and what is called socialism are both capable of working quite well.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
– Alexander Hamilton
In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon.
– Albert Camus
In the very darkness of a stupid society, even a little candle deserves a great honour!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
– J. M. Coetzee, Disgrace (novel)
In the woods is perpetual youth.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the word of no master am I bound to believe.
– Horace
In the works of the better poets you get the sensation that they're not talking to people any more, or to some seraphical creature. What they're doing is simply talking back to the language itself --as beauty, sensuality, wisdom, irony --those aspects of language of which the poet is a clear mirror. Poetry is not an art or a branch of art, it's something more. If what distinguishes us from other species is speech, then poetry, which is the supreme linguistic operation, is our anthropological, indeed genetic, goal. Anyone who regards poetry as an entertainment, as a read, commits an anthropological crime, in the first place, against himself.
– Joseph Brodsky
In the world of human thought generally, and in physical science particularly, the most important and fruitful concepts are those to which it is impossible to attach a well-defined meaning.
– H. A. Kramers
In the world of miracles, you ask the impossible.
– Gavriil Stiharul
In the world we live in everything militates in favor of things that have not yet happened, of things that will never happen again.
– AndrĂ© Breton
In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight.
– Rabindranath Tagore
In theatre, the main objective is to make the art happy, not the audience! If you have to choose between the audience and the art, always choose the second! You must know that the audience will always pull you down; resist it and fly at the heights like an eagle!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.
– Lawrence Peter Berra
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice In practice, there is.
– Chuck Reid
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.
– Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; In practice, there is.
– Chuck Reid
In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.
– Elbert Hubbard
In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain.
– Pliny the Elder
In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.
– Pliny the Elder
In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
– Heinrich Heine
In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you wake in the morning.
– Carl Sandburg
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
– Henry Miller
In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.
– David Smith

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