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We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
We are here on earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I don't know.
– Wystan Hugh AudenRate it:
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing exists. And however futile each individual act of courage or generosity, self-sacrifice or grace-it still proves the thing exists. Each act adds to the fund. It needs replenishment. Not only because evil flourishes, and is, most indefensibly, defended. But because goodness is no longer a respectable aim in life. The hound of hell, envy, has driven it from the house.
– Josephine Hart, "Sin"Rate it:
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
– William OslerRate it:
We are here to advance the cause of women and to advance the cause of democracy and to make it absolutely clear that the two are inseparable. There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard. There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives.
– Hillary ClintonRate it:
We are here to change the world with small acts of thoughtfulness done daily rather than with one great breakthrough.
– Rabbi Harold KushnerRate it:
We are here to spend ourselves on others; for each person is a great treasure.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
We are immortal until our work on earth is done.
– George WhitefieldRate it:
We are in conflict with the world; otherwise, there would be no necessity to put forth tremendous effort to meet the world and its demands.
– Swami KrishnanandaRate it:
We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.
– SocratesRate it:
We are in favor of tolerance, but it is a very difficult thing to tolerate the intolerant and impossible to tolerate the intolerable.
– George Dennison PrenticeRate it:
We are in the 21st century; what are the kings or the queens doing in this century? They must remain in the past!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
We are in the transportation business. We transport audiences from one place to another.
– Jerry BruckheimerRate it:
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
– Adelle DavisRate it:
We are jealous our close neighbors, but not the sun and its care. (Nous jalousons nos proches voisins, - Mais pas le soleil et ses soins.) [Fables1, The Ant / La Fourmi]
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
– Stephen HawkingRate it:
We are just tenants on this world. We have just been given a new lease, and a warning from the landlord.
– Arthur C. Clarke, 2010Rate it:
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
– H. G.Wells, The Time MachineRate it:
We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us and direct us and God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides.
– Saint Thomas AquinasRate it:
We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a great distance, not by virtue of any sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
– Bernard of Chartres, 12th CenturyRate it:
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.
– Anais NinRate it:
We are like vessels tossed on the bosom of the deep; our passions are the winds that sweep us impetuously forward; each pleasure is a rock; the whole life is a wide ocean. Reason is the pilot to guide us, but often allows itself to be led astray by the storms of pride.
– MetastasioRate it:

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