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It is my observation that being beaten is often a temporary condition, that giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos SavantRate it:
It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.
– F. F. BosworthRate it:
It is my supposition that the Universe in not only queerer than we imagine, is queerer than we CAN imagine.
– J.B.S. HaldaneRate it:
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
– Patrick HenryRate it:
It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truthand listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.
– Patrick HenryRate it:
It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.
– Hyman RickoverRate it:
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
– Thomas PaineRate it:
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always this occupation ought to last as long as life.
– Queen ChristinaRate it:
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.
– Queen Christina, of Sweden, 1629-1689Rate it:
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
It is needful sometimes to disagree in order to agree eventually. Most especially in leadership and relationships.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It is needful sometimes to disagree in order to agree eventually. Most especially in leadership/relationships.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
It is neither liberal nor conservative to lie or to commit adultery. It is simply wrong. It is neither liberal nor conservative to obey the laws of the Church. It is simply right. Wrong and right are the difference between death and life. They are the guideposts along the paths to damnation or to eternal life. That difference is what our lives are really about. All the rest is distraction.
– Francis Cardinal George, OMIRate it:
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
It is never life of death; life is here and death is on its way.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.
– Max Karl Ernst Ludwig PlanckRate it:
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
– George EliotRate it:
It is never too late to become what we might have been.
– George Eliot, 1819-1880Rate it:
It is never too late to give to those who do not have.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently.
– JacobiRate it:
It is new fancy rathert than taste which produces so many new fashions.
– VoltaireRate it:
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.
– Douglas AdamsRate it:
It is no disgrace to be poor, but it might as well be.
– Jim GrueRate it:

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