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That man's best works should be such bungling imitations of Nature's infinite perfection, matters not much; but that he should make himself an imitation, this is the fact which Nature moans over, and deprecates beseechingly. Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! is the song she sings through warbling birds, and whispering pines, and roaring waves, and screeching winds.
– Lydia ChildRate it:
That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle the Vatican has overlooked.
– Bill CosbyRate it:
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
That noise in my earphones knocked my nose off and I had to pick it up and find it.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed.
– Robert Heinlein, Time Enough For LoveRate it:
that plane isn't going to make it
– Ralph SpragueRate it:
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
– Edgar Allan PoeRate it:
That ready wit, which you so partially allow me, ... may create many admirers; but, take my word for it, it makes few friends. It shines and dazzles like the noonday sun, but, like that, too, it is very apt to scorch, and therefore is always feared. The milder morning and evening light and heat of that planet soothe and calm our minds. Never seek for wit; if it present itself, well and good; but even then, let your judgement interpose, and take care that it be not at the expense of anybody.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th earl of Chesterfield, 1749Rate it:
That said, having seen the decreased value of many universities’ endowments, we are seeing and will see more universities enforcing patents. And in a post-eBay world, universities can argue that they are entitled to an injunction.”
– Yar ChaikovskyRate it:
That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of our time.
– John Stuart MillRate it:
That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time.
– John Stuart MillRate it:
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
– Noël CowardRate it:
That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...
– Samuel AdamsRate it:
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
That things are changed, and that nothing really perishes, and that the sum of matter remains exactly the same, is sufficiently certain.
– Francis BaconRate it:
That was a screaming meemie
– Rex HudlerRate it:
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer -- he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
– Hunter S. ThompsonRate it:
That was and still is the great disaster of my life-that lovely, lovely little boy.
– Dwight D EisenhowerRate it:
That was my gift -- having the ability to put certain guys together that would create a chemistry and then letting them go letting them play what they knew, and above it.
– Miles DavisRate it:
That was pretty impressive. I got the sucker! (after killing a miserable fly during an interview)
– Barack ObamaRate it:
That we can comprehend the little we know already is mindboggling in itself.
– Tom GatesRate it:
That we may live to see England once more possess a free Monarchy and a privileged and prosperous People, is my Prayer; that these great consequences can only be brought about by the energy and devotion of our Youth is my persuasion. We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
That we should practice what we preach is generally admitted; but anyone who preaches what he and his hearers practice must incur the gravest moral disapprobation.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
That which comes after ever conforms to that which has gone before.
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:

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