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The worst-tempered people I've ever met were the people who knew they were wrong.
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
– James BryceRate it:
The worth of a horse is known by its speed, the value of oxen by their carrying power, the worth of a cow by its milk-giving capacity, and that of a wise man by his speech.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
The worthwhile problems are the ones you can really solve or help solve, the ones you can really contribute something to.
– Richard Feynman, Letter to Koichi Mano, February 3, 1966Rate it:
The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.
– Hannah MoreRate it:
The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
– Dorothea BrandeRate it:
The writer dreams awake. The killer nightmares awake. (L’écrivain rêve éveillé. Le tueur cauchemarde éveillé)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
The writer is the engineer of the human soul.
– Joseph Stalin, Brainy QuoteRate it:
The writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master- something that at time strangely wills and works for itself.
– Charlotte BronteRate it:
The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action; he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
– Paul de ManRate it:
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
– Walter Savage LandorRate it:
The written word can be erased - not so with the spoken word.
– Author UnknownRate it:
The wrong sort of people are always in power because they would not be in power if they were not the wrong sort of people.
– Jon Wynne TysonRate it:
The wrong thing to do about any given circumstance or situation is to do nothing.
– L. Ron HubbardRate it:
The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy
– Omar BradleyRate it:
The Yale president must be a Yale man. Not too far to the right, too far to the left or a middle-of-the-roader. Ready to give the ultimate word on every subject under the sun from how to handle the Russians to why undergraduates riot in the spring. Profound with a wit that bubbles up and brims over in a cascade of brilliance. You may have guessed who the leading candidate is, but there is a question about him Is God a Yale man
– Wilmarth S. LewisRate it:
The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.
– John UpdikeRate it:
The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another.
– HoraceRate it:
The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God the herdsman treads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.
– William Butler YeatsRate it:
The years teach much which the days never knew.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– Quentin CrispRate it:
The young always have the same problem -- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– Quentin CrispRate it:
The young always have the same problem- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– George ChapmanRate it:
The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.
– Pearl S. BuckRate it:

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