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The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.
– William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneRate it:
The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws.
– Remy de GourmontRate it:
The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.
– Louis AragonRate it:
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. . . .If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters.
– Frederick DouglasRate it:
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another
– Thomas MertonRate it:
The whole is more than the sum of its parts.
– Aristotle, MetaphysicaRate it:
The whole life of man is but a point of time let us enjoy it.
– PlutarchRate it:
The whole motivation for any performer is 'Look at me, Ma.'
– Lenny BruceRate it:
The whole object of comedy is to be yourself and the closer you get to that, the funnier you will be.
– Jerry SeinfeldRate it:
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
– Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]Rate it:
The whole of the Bill of Rights is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.
– Albert GallatinRate it:
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.
– Oprah WinfreyRate it:
The whole point of getting engrossed in something that interests you, is that you dissolve into it, the more the intensity...the more you become vapor - you dissolve. In fact, there is no you to judge, to see... only emptiness within, that is the whole purpose of life... at least my life!”
– Ramana PemmarajuRate it:
The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
– Lady ReadingRate it:
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is' My answer to that would be, 'No.'
– Aaron CoplandRate it:
The whole problem with news on television comes down to this: all the words uttered in an hour of news coverage could be printed on page of a newspaper. And the world cannot be understood in one page.
– Neil PostmanRate it:
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
– BuddhaRate it:
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
– Horace WalpoleRate it:
The whole wire system of the brain could be disconnected in a spark of a second by a sometimes unsignificant detail. An unexpected incident or an innocuous phone call may provoke an ethereal distress that might plunge one’s life into chaos and like a sudden twist of fate overturn everything, ransacking the assembled experiences of our history. (“Alors, tout a basculé”)
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
The whole world is a man's birthplace.
– Caecilius StatiusRate it:
The whole world is in constant motion. The earth moves, the clouds move, the waves move and we too must move. Move and reach the destination of your choice.
– RVMRate it:
The whole world is in revolt. Soon there will be only five Kings left--the King of England, the King of Spades, The King of Clubs, the King of Hearts, and the King of Diamonds.
– King Farouk of EgyptRate it:
The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.
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