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It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.
– Joan DidionRate it:
It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.
– Sir Arthur EddingtonRate it:
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
– Woody AllenRate it:
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence--beginning with one's own.
– Henry AdamsRate it:
It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
– Dr. Howard MurphyRate it:
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
– Richard DeVosRate it:
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
– Agnes RepplierRate it:
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
– AristotleRate it:
It is in learning music that many youthful hearts learn to love.
– RicardRate it:
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
– Jonathan SwiftRate it:
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
– Saint Francis of AssisiRate it:
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
– AeschylusRate it:
It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
– G. C. LichtenbergRate it:
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
– Simone de BeauvoirRate it:
It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God.
– Thomas MertonRate it:
It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did.
– EuripidesRate it:
It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
– Hannah ArendtRate it:

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