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We are only what our thinking makes us.
– Vikrant Parsai
We are prisoners of ideas.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are punished by our sins, not for them.
– Elbert Hubbard
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
– Homer
We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government.
– William O. Douglas
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
– Voltaire
We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.
– Dan Quayle
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
– Anne-Sophie Swetchine
We are rich only through what we give; and poor only through we refuse and keep.
– Madame Swetchine
We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties.
– James Madison
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
– Johann von Goethe
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce
We are shaped by our thoughts. We become what we think.
– Buddha
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
– Buddha, The Dharmapada
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are slaves to whatever we don't understand
– Vernon Howard
We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
– Ovid
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
– Jerome K. Jerome
We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
– Marie Ebner von Eschenbach
We are sometimes made aware of a kindness long passed, and realize that there have been times when our friends' thoughts of us were of so pure and lofty a character that they passed over us like the winds of heaven unnoticed when they treated us not as what we were, but as what we aspired to be. -- from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
– Henry David Thoreau
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.
– Douglas Adams
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
– Marianne Moore
We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilization.
– Anthony Burgess

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