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Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
– Wallace Stevens
Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. (as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994)
– Gene Hackman
Nothing deters a good man from doing what is honourable.
– Seneca
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing discernable to the eye of the spirit is more brilliant or obscure than man; nothing is more formidible, complex, mysterious, and infinite. There is a prospect greater than the sea, and it is the sky; there is a prospect greater than the sky, and it is the human soul.
– Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
– Victor Hugo
Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
– Orison Swett Marden
Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.
– William Shakespeare
Nothing endures but change.
– Heraclitus
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
– Walt Whitman
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced -- even a proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it.
– John Keats
Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.
– Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts.
– Jean Cocteau
Nothing ever gets settled in this town. ... a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me. And so that's the atmosphere in which you administer.
– George Pratt Shultz
Nothing ever goes away.
– Barry Commoner
Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will... but then again, if you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all. Imagining isn't perfect. You can't get all the way inside someone else... But imagining being someone else, or the world being something else, is the only way in. It is the machine tht kills the fascists.
– John Green
Nothing ever is done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
– George Bernard Shaw
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space;everything else is opinion.
– Democritus
Nothing fails like success.
– Gerald Nachman
Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.
– Homer
Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength; but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.
– Homer, The Odyssey
Nothing feeds upon itself as liberality does.
– Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince (1513)
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
– Michel de Montaigne
Nothing for preserving the body like having no heart.
– John Petit-Senn
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
– Umberto Eco

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