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Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought. Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Nay, tempt me not to love again There was a time when love was sweet Dear Nea had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet But oh this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one Would I endure such pangs again.
– Sir Thomas MoreRate it:
Nay, tempt me not to love again:
There was a time when love was sweet;
Dear Nea! had I known thee then,
Our souls had not been slow to meet!
But oh! this weary heart hath run
So many a time the rounds of pain,
Not even for thee, thou lovely one!
Would I endure such pangs again.

– Sir Thomas MoreRate it:
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. BrandeisRate it:
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. BrandeisRate it:
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. TolkienRate it:
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941Rate it:
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Nearly all men die of their remedies, and not of their illnesses.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin MolireRate it:
Necessity has no law.
– William LanglandRate it:
Necessity has the face of a dog.
– Gabriel García MárquezRate it:
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
– Karl MarxRate it:
Necessity is the ethnicity of truth.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
Necessity is the most powerful divinity the world knows--it is the result of physical forces set in operation by ethical forces.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Necessity is the mother of invention.
– AnonymousRate it:
Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants it is the creed of slaves.
– William PittRate it:
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
– William PittRate it:
Necessity knows no law.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
– Sallust, Roman historian and politician (c. 86-c. 35 B.C.)Rate it:
Necessity never made a good bargain.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
– Plato, The RepublicRate it:
Needless to say since Christ's expiation not one single Christian has been known to sin, or die.
– Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireRate it:
Negative mind or mindset will hardly give you positive result. Thus, you've got to be positive-minded rather than negative-minded, come what may.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Negative thinking is always expensive--dragging us down mentally, emotionally, and physically--hence I refer to any indulgence in it as a luxury.
– Peter McWilliamsRate it:

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