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Perhaps extreme danger strips us of all pretenses, all ambitions, all confusions, focusing us more intensely than we are otherwise ever focused, so that we remember what we otherwise spend most of our lives forgetting that our nature and purpose is, more than anything else, to love and to make love, to take joy from the beauty of the world, to live with an awareness that the future is not as real a place for any of us as are the present and the past.
– Dean Koontz
Perhaps God is not dead; perhaps God is himself mad.
– R. D. Laing
Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?
– Isadora Duncan
Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.
– George Eliot
Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
– AndrĂ© Breton
Perhaps I am still very much of an American. That is to say, na?ve, optimistic, gullible. In the eyes of a European, what am I but an American to the core, an American who exposes his Americanism like a sore. Like it or not, I am a product of this land of plenty, a believer in superabundance, a believer in miracles.
– Henry Miller
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Perhaps I'm the only crazy person in here, but I understand zero - I mean ZERO - of what you said!
– Per Bak
Perhaps in a book review it is not out of place to note that the safety of the state depends on cultivating the imagination.
– Stephen Vizinczey
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
– Charles Dudley Warner
Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.
– Franklin P. Jones
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
– Gyles Lytton Sitrachy
Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
– Unknown
Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
– George Orwell, 1984
Perhaps the angels who fear to tread where fools rush in used to be fools who rushed in.
– Franklin P. Jones
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was time when we were not this gives us no concern -- why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be
– William Hazlitt
Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
– Nadine Gordimer
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
– Anton Chekhov
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
– Umberto Eco
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
– George Eliot
Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves to like themselves.
– Bonaro Overstreet
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not it is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
– Thomas Huxley

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