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We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
– Maya Angelou
We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
– Bill McCollum
We derive our vitality from our store of madness.
– Emil Cioran
We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have.
– Publilius Syrus
We determine our own price; it is always good to set our price to infinity so that no one can buy us!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We did not change as we grew older we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989
We die with a notice. Notice, this is our life. (Nous mourons avec un préavis. Le préavis, c'est notre vie)
– Charles de LEUSSE
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
– Eve Denise Curie
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
– Benjamin Lee Whorf
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset
We do not attract what we want, But what we are.
– James Allen
We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it.
– Harriet Martineau
We do not condemn the preachers as an individual but we condemn what they teach. We urge that the preachers teach the truth, to teach our people the one important guiding rule of conduct -- unity of purpose.
– Malcolm X
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case.
– Fidel Castro, Speech given in January 1963, calling for communist revolution in Latin America
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
– Cicero
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.
– Antonin Artaud
We do not exist for ourselves...
– Thomas Merton
We do not first get all the answers and then live in the light of our understanding. We must rather plunge into life meeting what we have to meet and experiencing what we have to experience and in the light of living try to understand. if insight comes at all, it will not before, but only through and after experience.
– John Claypool
We do not go to bed in single pairs; even if we choose not to refer to them, we still drag there with us the cultural impedimenta of our social class, our parents lives, our bank balances, our sexual and emotional expectations, our whole biographies -- all the bits and pieces of our unique existences.
– Angela Carter
We do not go to school to be a success, we go to school to learn to hopefully be a success one day and if not then our plan in life lies elswhere and that is good ......
– Bev Keevill
We do not hate those we fight; we do not love those we defend.
– Unknown, Tuskegee Airman motto during World War II
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
– Johann von Goethe
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children.
– American Indian Proverb

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