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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 WarnerRate it:
Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.
– Franklin P. JonesRate it:
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
– Gyles Lytton SitrachyRate it:
Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
– UnknownRate it:
Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
– George Orwell, 1984Rate it:
Perhaps success should not mean that you have nothing to say to anyone, no time for anybody, and not a moment left in your calendar for someone whom you might suddenly realize you love.
– Perry BrassRate it:
Perhaps the angels who fear to tread where fools rush in used to be fools who rushed in.
– Franklin P. JonesRate it:
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 HazlittRate it:
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 GordimerRate it:
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 ChekhovRate it:
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 EcoRate it:
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
– George EliotRate it:
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 OverstreetRate it:
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 HuxleyRate it:
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 HuxleyRate it:
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 ColetteRate it:
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
– George SantayanaRate it:
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
– William CobbettRate it:
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin impatience. Because of impatience we are driven out of Paradise because of impatience we cannot return.
– Franz KafkaRate it:
Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -- that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement.
– Thomas WolfeRate it:
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
– Edna FerberRate it:
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. BallardRate it:
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 KrutchRate it:
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 CamusRate it:
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.
– Sylvia PlathRate it:

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