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Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse.
– Johann von Goethe
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him
– Clark Mousakas
Vigilance helps grow a person character
– Sabata Stoffel Mosehle
Vigny, more secretAs if in his tower of ivory, retired before noon.N.B. Vigny refers to Comte de Vigny, who locked himself in an ivory tower to work without the influences of man and desire.
– Charles Augustin Sainte-Beauve
Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.
– Lord Newborough
Vigorous writing is concise.
– William Jr. Strunk
Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.
– William Strunk Jr., Elements of Style
Vile deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air, it is only what is good in man, that wastes and withers there.
– Oscar Wilde, The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Village is an idea; universe is an idea! If you cannot create an idea bigger than your village you live in, you remain inside your village; if we cannot create an idea greater than this universe, we remain inside this universe
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Vinyl is definitely growing, and will continue to grow. But I think there's a ceiling," says Andres Santo Domingo, the co-founder of the label Mexican Summer. "I don't think it'll ever become the prevalent format. I think it'd be crazy to think that.
– Andrés Santo Domingo
Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.
– Anthony Burgess
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
– Ellen Glasgow
Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent.
– Isaac Asimov, Prelude to Foundation, said by Hari Seldon
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
– Isaac Asimov
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.
– John Gregory Dunne, Nothing Lost
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
– Julius K. Nyerere
Violence or the threat of violence must never be permitted to influence the actions or judgments of the university community. Once it does, the community, almost by definition, ceases to be a university. It is for this reason that from time immemorial expulsion has been the primary instrument of university discipline.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishfull thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and freedoms.
– Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers chapter 4
Vipassana meditation is not just seeing the things inside. It is also seeing the seer.
– Amit Ray
viral aesthetics and guerrilla marketing
– Vandal Arts
Virginity is in the lies of the beholder.
– The Clown Prince of Darkness
Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.
– Ursula K. Le Guin
Virtual Reality is like mainlining television.
– William Gibson
Virtue alone has majesty in death.
– Edward Young

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