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It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II.
– Kingman Brewster, Jr.Rate it:
It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.
– David HumeRate it:
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
– JuvenalRate it:
It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.
– AristotleRate it:
It is simply bestial how people have an incessant need to own anything they can’t have and to destroy anything that they can’t comprehend
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is slavery to live in the mind unless it has become part of the body.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
– Søren KierkegaardRate it:
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.
– Jerome K. JeromeRate it:
It is so sad to hear that Nikolai Nikolaevich Vasiliev has died. We all find it hard that he’s not alive. Friends write to us, but many letters don’t reach us… We remember the old days, visiting our hospital. I guess no one goes to the graves of our injured ones now nearly everyone was taken away from Tsarskoe. Do you remember Lukyanov he was so pitiful and sweet, always playing with our bracelets like a baby. His visiting card was in my album, but unfortunately the album was left behind at Tsarskoe. Just now I’m writing in our bedroom. On the writing desk are pictures of our beloved hospital…All in all, the times we went to visit the hospital were awfully good. We often reminisce about our visits to the hospital, the evening chats on the telephone, and everything, everything….
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of RussiaRate it:
It is so simple, to be happy think happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
It is so stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
– Ronald KnoxRate it:
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.
– Tom LehrerRate it:
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
– Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live"Rate it:
It is sometimes expedient to forget who we are.
– Publilius Syrus (c. 42 BC)Rate it:
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
– Jean RostandRate it:
It is spring time now! While the world looks for a new war to fight, you look for a cherry blossom to watch! Let the stupid seeks the violence; you seek the elegance!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
It is still an unending source of surprise for me how a few scribbles on a blackboard or on a piece of paper can change the course of human affairs.
– Stanislaw UlamRate it:
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
– Author UnknownRate it:
It is such a pity that the only road that never ceases to close out is the that of cowardice" - Mental Hell
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
It is suggested that, in domestic violence at least, the presence or absence of a firearm, or of any other type of weapon, is of far less importance to the outcome than the passion generated in the attacker. The man who has lost control will cause serious injuries in many cases, quite irrespective of the weapon he uses and regardless of the certainty of detection and punishment.
– Colin GreenwoodRate it:
It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in general. The farmer philosophizes in terms of crops, soils, markets, and implements, the mechanic generalizes his experiences of wood and iron, the seaman reaches similar conclusions by his own special road; and if the scholar keeps pace with these it must be by an equally virile productivity.
– Charles CooleyRate it:
It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to.
– Walter LinnRate it:
It is tedious to tell again tales already plainly told.
– HomerRate it:
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
– SophoclesRate it:

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