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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.
– PlatoRate it:
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 - PrefaceRate it:
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 WildeRate it:
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.Rate it:
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, 1945Rate it:
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 TrowardRate it:
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. BrandeisRate it:
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts.
– John DeweyRate it:
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 RooseveltRate it:
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
– Earl NightingaleRate it:
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 ChomskyRate it:
we can know more than we can tell
– Michael PolanyiRate it:
We can learn even from our enemies.
– OvidRate it:
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
– William Arthur WardRate it:
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
– Wernher von BraunRate it:
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 LurieRate it:
We can mark a day on the calendar where America has fallen to a new low. This is now the condoning of taking matters, and the law, into you own hands and going to any lengths - even jungle savagery.
– Tom WilliamsonRate it:
We can never tell what is in store for us.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
We can not do great things. We can only do little things with great love.
– Mother TeresaRate it:
We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.
– Ronald ReaganRate it:
We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds.
– Bruce B. DanRate it:
We can only grow if we dare to do what we not dare to do
– JemmaRate it:
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 ÁvilaRate it:
We can only learn to love by loving.
– Iris MurdochRate it:
We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities.
– Henry BolingbrokeRate it:

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