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We can forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
– Plato
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.
– Oscar Wilde, A Picture of Dorian Grey - Preface
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing, as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.
– Oscar Wilde
We can forgive you for killing our sons. But we will never forgive you for making us kill yours.
– Golda Meir, to Anwar Saddat just before the peace talks.
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945
We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
– Thomas Troward
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both.
– Louis D. Brandeis
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts.
– John Dewey
We can have no "50-50" allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all.
– Teddy Roosevelt
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
– Earl Nightingale
We can imagine a society in which no one could survive as a social being because it does not correspond to biologically determined perceptions and human social needs. For historical reasons, existing societies might have such properties, leading to various forms of pathology.
– Noam Chomsky
we can know more than we can tell
– Michael Polanyi
We can learn even from our enemies.
– Ovid
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
– William Arthur Ward
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
– Wernher von Braun
We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent.
– Alison Lurie
We can never tell what is in store for us.
– Harry S Truman
We can not do great things. We can only do little things with great love.
– Mother Teresa
We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.
– Ronald Reagan
We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds.
– Bruce B. Dan
We can only grow if we dare to do what we not dare to do
– Jemma
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can -- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
– Teresa of Ávila
We can only learn to love by loving.
– Iris Murdoch
We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities.
– Henry Bolingbroke
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
– Alan Turing

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