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Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
– Herodotus
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Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
– Willis Whitney
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Some men just aren't cut out for paternity. Better they should realize it before and not after they become responsible for a son.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
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Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence ... too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched.
– Thomas Jefferson
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Some men never seem to grow old. Always active in thought, always ready to adopt new ideas, they are never chargeable with foggyism. Satisfied, yet ever dissatisfied, settled, yet ever unsettled, they always enjoy the best of what is, are the first to find the best of what will be.
– William Shakespeare
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Some men see things as they are and ask, 'why' I dream things that never were and ask, 'why not'NB This quote is a paraphrase from a similar quote by G. B. Shaw.
– Robert Francis Kennedy
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Some men see things as they are and say why I dream things that never were and say Why not
– Robert Francis Kennedy
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Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.
– Edgar Watson Howe
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Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money.
– Mark Twain
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Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not only to enter but to pass on thorugh by way of a ready exit without pausing anywhere along the route''.
– Elizabeth Kenny
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Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
– Washington Irving
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Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way throughout a thousand obstacles.
– Washington Irving
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Some mornings it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.
– Emo Phillips
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Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
– George Carlin
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Some natural skepticism as to the purity of all human motives came and sat upon my chest...
– Roger Zelazny
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Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
– Spiro Agnew
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Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
– Elizabeth Taylor
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Some of my friends support the measure, and some of my friends oppose it. I support my friends.
– Everett Dirksen, Answering a question about a controversial senate bill. Quoted on a political talk show on WBEZ FM in Chicago.
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Some of the best advice I ever received was "Man, that was terrible".
– Tom Hanks
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Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
– Dr. Dale E. Turner
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Some of the best truths for which to live were realized in the throes of death.
– El-Mahdi Holly-Haile
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Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
– Christine Leefeldt
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Some of the politicians in this country, in their feverish search for group acceptance, are ready to endorse tumultuous confrontation as a substitute for debate, and the most illogical and unfitting extensions of the Bill of Rights as protections for psychotic and criminal elements in our society. We have seen all too clearly that there are mennow in power in this countrywho do not represent authority, who cannot cope with tradition, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support revolution as long as it is done with a cultured voice and a handsome profile.
– Spiro Agnew
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Some of the Presidents were great and some of them weren't. I can say that, because I wasn't one of the great Presidents, but I had a good time trying to be one, I can tell you that.
– Harry S. Truman
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