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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 Brass
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
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
Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.
– Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
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

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