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Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
– Henry David Thoreau, "Walden"
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Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitiches today to save nine tomorrow.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
– William James
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Why then the worlds mine oyster, Which I with sword shall open.
– Shakespeare
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Why think? Why not try the experiment?
– John Hunter
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Why walk to work when you can take your lunch?
– Tom Zegan
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Why was I born with such contemporaries
– Oscar Wilde
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Why was I born with such contemporaries?
– Oscar Wilde
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Why was I so blind that I couldn't see our love was changing underneath our very noses
– Jessica Sharp
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Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin
– Bill Watterson
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Why when you have 31 Flavors stick with Rock Road?
– Tom Zegan
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Why would I ever want to run Disney? Wouldn't it make more sense just to sell them Pixar and retire?
– Steve Jobs
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Why would they have book covers if we aren't supposed to judge the book by them? It makes no sense.
– Ingrid Weir
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Why yes - a bulletproof vest.
– James Rodges, a murderer, on his final request before the firing squad
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Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.
– Winston Churchill
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Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of all fears.
– Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
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Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.
– Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues
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Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.
– Sa?di
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Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man's worth on the day when slavery comes upon him.
– Homer
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Wiemy, że nie wszystko co się świeci jest złotem, ale to, co jest złoto zawsze błyszczy. Wydaje się również, że wszystkie piękne nie jest dobre, ale to, co jest dobre, jest zawsze piękna. twoje postrzeganie a rzeczywistość może być znacznie inny, więc nie daj się zwieść pozorom, które są często zawodne. zawsze spojrzeć głębiej, a prawdziwe piękno ujawni się.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Wife: a former sweetheart.
– H. L. Mencken
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Wife: one who is sorry she did it, but would undoubtedly do it again.
– H. L. Mencken
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Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
– James Anthony Froude
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Wild horses don't know the burning taste of the whips. Freedom protects us from the many evils!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Wildness. We're running out of it, even up in Alaska. People need to be reminded that the world is unsafe and unpredictable, and at a moment's notice, they could lose everything, like that. I do it to remind them that chaos is always out there, lurking beyond the horizon. That, plus, sometimes you have to do something bad, just to know you're alive.
– David Assael
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