Found 55 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 DijkstraRate it:
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. TozerRate it:
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
– Katharine HepburnRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
Plan for your success; Live your success…Act as if."
– Steve MaraboliRate it:
Plan like you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.
– UnknownRate it:
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
– Peter DruckerRate it:
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, 1957Rate it:
Plans that are wise and prudent in themselves are rendered vain when the execution of them is carried on negligently and with imprudence.
– GuicciardiniRate it:
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 NorvellRate it:
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 CollierRate it:
Plant the trees just for beauty. If flowers bloom or fruits ripen, enjoy it as a gift and appreciate nature as a universal giver.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Plant ‘if’ and ‘when’ and you will grow ‘nothing’.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Platitude an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Platitudes Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
– Margaret Hilda ThatcherRate it:
Plato is boring.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, What I owe to the AncientsRate it:
Play every game as if it were going to be the game breaker.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Play has been man's most useful preoccupation.
– Frank CaplanRate it:
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 HuizingaRate it:
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 LowenfeldRate it:
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 RogersRate it:
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
– George DorseyRate it:
Play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin BuberRate it:
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 JohnsonRate it:
Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.
– Pressbox MaximRate it:
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 McNerneyRate it:
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 BevanRate it:
Playing Sports without a team, is like living life without a family.
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
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.
– LucretiusRate it:
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.
– LucretiusRate it:
Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.
– LucretiusRate it:
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
– Groucho MarxRate it:
Please all, and you will please none.
– AesopRate it:
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.Rate it:
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
Please live a healthy life - medicine is an imperfect science.
– Patch AdamsRate it:
Please notice when you are happy, sometimes it catches you by surprise.
– Sana DabbasRate it:
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 HaileyRate it:
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
– Charles FoxRate it:
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
– AristotleRate it:
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 LowellRate it:
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
– John SeldenRate it:
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
– EpicurusRate it:
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice.
– Robinson JeffersRate it:
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
– Bette DavisRate it:
Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
– Anita LoosRate it:
Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron ByronRate it:
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.
– ColeridgeRate it:
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 SeldenRate it:
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William FaulknerRate it:
Plodding wins the race.
– AesopRate it:
Plunge boldly into the thick of life
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate
– OccamRate it:

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