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It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
– Leo TolstoyRate it:
It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.
– Frank Duff, A Coder in Courierland, 03-20-05Rate it:
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
– Sandra SwinneyRate it:
It is amazing how soon one becomes accustomed to the sound of ones voice, when forced to repeat a speech five or six times a day. As election day approaches, the size of the crowds grows; they are more responsive and more interested; and one derives a certain exhilaration from that which, only a few weeks before, was intensely painful. This is one possible explanation of unlimited debate in the Senate.
– J. William FulbrightRate it:
It is amazing that our souls -- our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world -- are contained within these temporal bodies.
– Marion WoodmanRate it:
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
– Aneurin BevanRate it:
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. motivational quotes
– AeschylusRate it:
It is an enduring truth, which can never be altered, that every infraction of the Law of nature must carry its punitive consequences with it. We can never get beyond that range of cause and effect.
– Thomas TrowardRate it:
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
– Thomas HuxleyRate it:
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions; but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
– Thomas H. HuxleyRate it:
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
– VoltaireRate it:
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is an observation no less just than common that there is no stronger test of a man?s real character than power and authority, exciting, as they do, every passion, and discovering every latent vice.
– PlutarchRate it:
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
– Robert G. IngersollRate it:
It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
– Conan DoyleRate it:
It is an old observation that wise men grow usually wiser as they grow older, and fools more foolish.
– WielandRate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
– Maxwell MaltzRate it:
It is an undeniable privilege of every man to prove himself right in the thesis that the world is his enemy; for if he reiterates it frequently enough and makes it the background of his conduct he is bound eventually to be right.
– George F. KennanRate it:
It is an utter shame to spend millions on the sanctuaries while millions are dying of hunger! Institutional religion must go to Hell even only for this infamy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
– OvidRate it:
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
– Henry JamesRate it:

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