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There never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a stranger to resolute self-denial.
– Walter Scott
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There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile.
– Edward Hoagland
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There once was a brainy baboon who always breathed down a bassoon for he said, It appears that in billions of years I shall certainly hit on a tune.
– Ezra Pound
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There ought to be a room in every house to swear in.
– Mark Twain
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There ought to be one day - just one - where there is open season on senators.
– Will Rogers
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There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators.
– Will Rogers
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There ought to be so many who are excellent, there are so few.
– Janet Erskine Stuart
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There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
– Rudyard Kipling
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There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
– Louis Kronenberger
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There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. What starts with an innocuous HUGS, NOT DRUGS bumper sticker soon leads to wild talk of shooting dealers and making urine tests a condition for employment -- anywhere.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
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There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
– Warren Buffett
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There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.
– Celia Thaxter
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There shall be no compulsion in religion.
– Quran 2:263, Quran 2:263
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There should be less talk a preaching point is not a meeting point. What do you do then Take a broom and clean someone's house. That says enough.
– Mother Theresa
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There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.
– Dante Alighieri
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There smites nothing so sharp, nor smelleth so sour as shame.
– William Langland
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There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
– Benjamin Haydon
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There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.
– N. P. Willis
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There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed.
– Peter Sellers
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There was a blithe certainty that came from first comprehending the full Einstein field equations, arabesques of Greek letters clinging tenuously to the page, a gossamer web. They seemed insubstantial when you first saw them, a string of squiggles. Yet to follow the delicate tensors as they contracted, as the superscripts paired with subscripts, collapsing mathematically into concrete classical entities-- potential; mass; forces vectoring in a curved geometry-- that was a sublime experience. The iron fist of the real, inside the velvet glove of airy mathematics.
– Gregory Benford - Timescape
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There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
– John Bunyan
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There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.
– Rebecca West
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There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger.
– Saul Bellow
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There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger.
– Saul Bellow, O Magazine, September 2003
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There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
– Omar Khayyám
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