Found 54 quotes starting with PL:

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1, "the fatal disease", belongs more to the problem set than to the solution set.

– Professor Edsger Dijkstra
Plain horse sense ought to tell us that anything that makes no change in the man who professes it makes no difference to God, either.
– A. W. Tozer
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
– Katharine Hepburn
Plains deceive you; they cause you to think that life is easy! Mountains never deceive you; they teach you the realties! Go to the mountains!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Plan for your success; Live your success…Act as if."
– Steve Maraboli
Plan like you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.
– Unknown
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
– Peter Drucker
Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower, A speech to the National Defense Executive Reserve Conference in Washington, DC on Nov. 14, 1957
Plans that are wise and prudent in themselves are rendered vain when the execution of them is carried on negligently and with imprudence.
– Guicciardini
Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.
– Anthony Norvell
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
– Robert Collier
Plant ‘if’ and ‘when’ and you will grow ‘nothing’.
– Vikrant Parsai
Platitude an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H.L. Mencken
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H. L. Mencken
Platitudes Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
– Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Plato is boring.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, What I owe to the Ancients
Play every game as if it were going to be the game breaker.
– Vikrant Parsai
Play has been man's most useful preoccupation.
– Frank Caplan
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
– Johann Huizinga
Play is an essential function of the passage from immaturity to emotional maturity. Any individual without the opportunities for adequate play in early life will go on seeking them in the stuff of adult life.
– Margaret Lowenfeld
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
– Fred Rogers
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
– George Dorsey
Play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin Buber
Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.
– Samuel Johnson
Playing dead not only comes in handy when face to face with a bear, but also at important business meetings.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.
– Pressbox Maxim
Playing major rock venues and opening for major rock star acts has taught me one thing. Once you've seen a girl naked, you've seen them all naked.
– John McNerney
Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.
– Oliver Bevan
Playing Sports without a team, is like living life without a family.
– Siddharth Astir
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
– Lucretius
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
– Lucretius
Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.
– Lucretius
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
– Groucho Marx
Please all, and you will please none.
– Aesop
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.
– Mother Teresa, -- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
Please live a healthy life - medicine is an imperfect science.
– Patch Adams
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment.
– Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
– Charles Fox
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
– Aristotle
Pleasure is a by-product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way.
– A. Lawrence Lowell
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
– John Selden
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
– Epicurus
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice.
– Robinson Jeffers
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel Johnson
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
– Bette Davis
Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
– Anita Loos
Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
Pleasure, most often delusive, may be born of delusion. Pleasure, herself a sorceress, may pitch her tents on enchanted ground. But happiness (or, to use a more accurate and comprehensive term, solid well-being) can be built on virtue alone, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.
– Coleridge
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit.
– John Selden
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William Faulkner
Plodding wins the race.
– Aesop
Plunge boldly into the thick of life
– Johann von Goethe
Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate
– Occam

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