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It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.
– HomerRate it:
it was clear to me by now that Trevor and the college must somehow be separated. My problem was one which I feel compelled to define with brutal candor: how to kill him without getting into trouble... I had no qualms about causing the death of a fellow from whose nonexistence the college would benefit
– Kenneth J DoverRate it:
It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.
– May SartonRate it:
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
– Mark TwainRate it:
It was far off from normality. Too inchoate to the existence.
– Nargiz AliyevaRate it:
It was from an old friend who . thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, 'Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.'
– Thomas ArnoldRate it:
It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.
– Charles GrodinRate it:
It was Kovacs who said "Mother" then, muffled under latex. It was Kovacs who closed his eyes. It was Rorschach who opened them again.
– Alan MooreRate it:
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
– Martin Cruz Smith on being asked how he liked the movie version of his novel Gorky Park.Rate it:
It was mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered recently is four times bigger then the previous record.
– John BlasikRate it:
It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart's hope. It was what I wanted to be.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
It was nice to kill time. But the time buries us before... (On a beau tuer le temps, - Il nous enterre avant)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
It was no Insurrection or Rebellion, or even Civil War in any proper sense of these terms... The war... was a war between States regularly organized into two separate Federal Republics... In the beginning, and throughout the contest, the object of the 'Confederates' was to maintain the separate Sovereignty of each State, and the right of self-government, which that necessarily carries with it. The object of the 'Federals,' on the contrary, was to maintain a Centralized Sovereignty over all the States on both sides. This was the fundamental principle involved in the Conflict, which must be kept continually in mind.
– Alexander Hamilton StephensRate it:
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.
– Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman (1963)Rate it:
It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that inspired the crusades; that instituted the monastic orders; it was not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
It was not their irritating assumption of equality that annoyed Nicholai so much as their cultural confusions. The Americans seemed to confuse standard of living with quality of life, equal opportunity with institutionalized mediocrity, bravery with courage, machismo with manhood, liberty with freedom, wordiness with articulation, fun with pleasure - in short, all of the misconceptions common to those who assume that justice implies equality for all, rather than equality for equals.
– Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi"Rate it:
It was not until 2011 when I came to Las Vegas to organize communities for President Obama that I realized . . . organizing is how we change the world. And everyone can do it.
– Anatole JenkinsRate it:
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.
– Sam LevensonRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert HumphreyRate it:
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
– Hubert H. HumphreyRate it:
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable.
– George Gordon ByronRate it:
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
– P. D. JamesRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times it ws the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair we had everything before us, we had nothing before us we were all going directly to Heaven, we were all going the other way.
– Charles DickensRate it:

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