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Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.
– Heinrich HeineRate it:
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.
– Leigh HuntRate it:
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
– Margaret HalseyRate it:
Whenever I get married I start buying
Gourmet Magazine
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– Nora EphronRate it:
Whenever I have to choose between two evils, I always like to try the one I haven't tried before.
– Mae WestRate it:
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Whenever I hear people talking about "liberal ideas," I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
Whenever I hear people talking about 'liberal ideas,' I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.
– Michael FlatleyRate it:
Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle A truck
– Child Age 15Rate it:
Whenever I watch a documentary about the space, I find the news in the world very funny and dull!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried.
– Mae WestRate it:
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.
– Blessing IrishRate it:
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
– Robert Francis KennedyRate it:
Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Whenever people say 'we mustn't be sentimental,' you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, 'we must be realistic,' they mean they are going to make money out of it.
– Brigid Antonia BrophyRate it:
Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
Whenever there are in any country uncultivated lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right. The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. The small landowners are the most precious part of a state.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
Whenever there is a simple error that most laymen fall for, there is always a slightly more sophisticated version of the same problem that experts fall for.
– Amos TverskyRate it:
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
– Thomas Chandler HaliburtonRate it:
Whenever we look back in life and connect the dots, we often discover the strange fact of life; a strange dichotomy that at every juncture when we felt that we were being rejected for a good opportunity, we were in actuality getting directed to a far better opportunity of lifetime, precisely at that very moment. Such is the stream of life, flowing constantly, uninterrupted, always upwards and onwards! A Viaxe Continua!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the bible is filled, it would seem more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.
– Thomas Paine, "The Age of Reason"Rate it:
Whenever we read the obscene stories, voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortous executions, the unrelenting vindictivenes, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistant that we called it the word of a Demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind, and, for my part, I sincerly detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.
– Thomas PaineRate it:

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