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Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?
– Isadora DuncanRate it:
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 EliotRate it:
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 LindberghRate it:
perhaps I am a Lacanian because I formerly did Chinese
– Jacques LacanRate it:
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© BretonRate it:
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 MillerRate it:
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
Perhaps I'm the only crazy person in here, but I understand zero - I mean ZERO - of what you said!
– Per BakRate it:
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 VizinczeyRate it:
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
– Georg Christoph LichtenbergRate it:
Perhaps life is an art, an enchantment, a fairy tale, an adventurous story trimmed with alluring episodes, an act with players who seem to be what they are actually not. We cannot, however, expect people to accept the make belief which some actors try to fool into believing. ( " He did not know that she knew " )
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
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:

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