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n idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
– Arnold Glasow
N.B. Fear itself. See also H. D. Thoreau.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
N.B. This quotation is a paraphrase of a much older quote by Aristotle, which see.
– Shaquille ONeal
N.B. This quote refers to the British disarmament of the Indian Army. Gandhi never advocated the individual right to bear arms.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Nachrichtensprecher fangen stets mit 'Guten Abend' an und brauchen dann 15 Minuten, um zu erklären, dass es kein guter Abend ist.
– Rudi Carrell
Nagging questions remain Where is the line between making the most of one's potential and reaching for the unattainable Where is the line between education as a tool and education as a kind of magic The line is blurred and that is why when education fails, disillusionment is so bitter.
– Henry Anatole Grunwald
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
– Charles V
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
– Charles V
Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.
– Thomas Love Peacock
Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
– Salman Rushdie
Nancy Reagan fell down and broke her hair.
– Johnny Carson
Napoleon never liked the word impossible; if he had liked it, he wouldn't be Napoleon!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nastiness of others is the mirror they give to us to realize our real beauty.
– Foodi S. M.
Nat Glover (Jacksonville Sheriff 1995-2003). I appointed him patrolman when I was mayor. In 1965, we had a segregated police department. A black officer could not arrest a white person. When the black officers were recruited, they had their own precinct over on the west side of LaVilla and were given passed down uniforms.
– Lou Ritter
National Health Insurance:
The compassion of the IRS
The efficiency of the Postal Service
All at Pentagon prices!!!!

– Seen on a bumper sticker
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
– Albert Einstein
Nationalism is our form of incest, is our idolatry, is our insanity. Patriotism is its cult. It should hardly be necessary to say, that by patriotism I mean that attitude which puts the own nation above humanity, above the principles of truth and justice; not the loving interest in one's own nation, which is the concern with the nation's spiritual as much as with its material welfare --never with its power over other nations. Just as love for one individual which excludes the love for others is not love, love for one's country which is not part of one's love for humanity is not love, but idolatrous worship.
– Erich Fromm
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
– Mary Ellen Kelly
Natural abilities are like natural plants they need pruning by study.
– Francis Bacon
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Cicero
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.
– Karl Marx
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
– Barbara Ehrenreich

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