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I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.
– Mark Twain
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I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it.
– Benjamin Franklin
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I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
– Charles R. Swindoll
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I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success.
– Martin Van Buren, taking over from Andrew Jackson in 1837
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I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
– Winston Churchill
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I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
– Winston Churchill
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I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
– Sir Winston Churchill, Radio speech, 1939
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I cannot forgive my friends for dying I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
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I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
– Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Age and Death"
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I cannot give the formula for success, but I can give you the formula of failure - which is try to please everybody.
– Herbert B. Swope
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I cannot help but wonder whether, by continuing and expanding the school lunch program, we aren't witnessing, if not encouraging, the slow demise of yet another American tradition the brown bag. ... Perhaps we are beholding yet another break in the chain that links child to home.
– Charles Mathias, Jr.
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I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
– Gerald R. Ford
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I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies.
– Christa McAuliffe
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I cannot keep from talking, even at the risk of being instructive.
– Mark Twain
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I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else-I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
– Elizabeth II
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I cannot live without books.
– Thomas Jefferson
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I cannot live without brainwork. What else is there to live for´╝č
– Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
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I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
– Thomas Merton
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I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
– Winston Churchill
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I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
– Winston Churchill
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I cannot say whether things will get better if we change what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
– G. C. Lichtenberg
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I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
– Socrates
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I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life.
– Mohandas Ghandi
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I cannot tell what the dickens his name is.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 3 scene 2
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