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We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
– Madame Swetchine
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We deliberate about the parcels of life, but not about life itself, and so we arrive all unawares at its different epochs, and have the trouble of beginning all again. And so finally it is that we do not walk as men confidently towards death, but let death come suddenly upon us.
– Seneca
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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
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We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
– Bill McCollum
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We derive our vitality from our store of madness.
– Emil Cioran
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We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have.
– Publilius Syrus
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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
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We did not change as we grew older we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall
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We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
– Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989
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We did not join this government to establish a Palestinian state, but to stop this terrible idea - our position is clear to the prime minister and we believe that it is his position as well. We are reminding him that there are domestic coalition agreements that take priority over international pressure. We are opposed to the two-state solution. We believe it is not a solution – it is the start of a problem and it makes existing problems worse.
– Uri Orbach
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We die with a notice. Notice, this is our life. (Nous mourons avec un préavis. Le préavis, c'est notre vie)
– Charles de LEUSSE
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We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
– Eve Denise Curie
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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
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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
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We do not attract what we want, But what we are.
– James Allen
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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
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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
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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
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We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
– Cicero
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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
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We do not exist for ourselves...
– Thomas Merton
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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
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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
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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
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We do not hate those we fight; we do not love those we defend.
– Unknown, Tuskegee Airman motto during World War II
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