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It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
– Luigi PirandelloRate it:
It is more difficult to maintain a realistic sense of human limitation. To refuse to become frustrated and angry, to analyze, to assess, to seek to understand and explain. To determine to be adult and fair. And, thus, to work patiently to improve while refusing to succumb to either cynicism and hopelessness. It is the long way around, but it is the civilized way, and the only way for those who have truly to understand the role of humane learning.
– Nathan M. PuseyRate it:
It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
– Horace MannRate it:
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
– Dag HammarskjldRate it:
It is more than enough to be an ethically and an evolutionarily developed human being. All other titles and identities of man are inferior to this fact!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.
– HippocratesRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.
– QuintilianRate it:
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
– Harold GeneenRate it:
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper BeechesRate it:
It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
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:

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