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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
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.
– Thomas Huxley
Perhaps the only misplaced curiosity is that which persists in trying to find out here, on this side of death, what lies beyond the grave.
– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
– George Santayana
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
– William Cobbett
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin impatience. Because of impatience we are driven out of Paradise because of impatience we cannot return.
– Franz Kafka
Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -- that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement.
– Thomas Wolfe
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
– Edna Ferber
Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary standby system, a last-resort device for throwing a wild joker into the game?
– J. G. Ballard
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both.
– Joseph Wood Krutch
Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. And if you dont help us, who else in the world can help us do this?
– Albert Camus
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.
– Sylvia Plath
Perhaps you do not understand me because you do not love me.
– West African proverb
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
– Oscar Wilde
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
– Alfred North Whitehead
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
– Alfred North Whitehead
Perl - The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.
– Keith Bostic
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage.
– H Hahn Blavatsky
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage.
– Thomas Szasz
Permit no man to be a king and permit also no man to be a slave!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
– Robert Louis Stephenson
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
– Andrew Bonar Law
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
– Colin Powell
Perpetual worry will get you to one place ahead of time - the cemetery.
– Author Unknown
Perplexity is the beginning of a new way.
– Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

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