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We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
– Woodrow Wilson
We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. In the cradle it in moving its little arms and legs in a certain rhythm. And when our music falls on the ears of an infant it is of the lowest character compared with the music it is accustomed to.
– Hazrat Inayat Khan
We had all prepared to make sure we were ready to try this case on our own. And the client— seeing that preparation gave them that confidence.
– Yar Chaikovsky
We had parties that Nero would have been ashamed to attend
– Ronnie Hawkins
We had the sky up there, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss whether they was made or just happened.
– Mark Twain
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
– George Eliot
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
– Aesop
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
– Charles Caleb Colton
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
– Charles Caleb Colton
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
– Karl Popper
We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
– Josh Billings
We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.
– Mark Twain
We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a *part* of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a *part* of Europe.
– Dan Quayle
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
– Maria Mitchell
We have a lot of reasons but only one real one.
– Pablo Picasso
We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
– Milton Friedman
We have achieved the most amazing things, a few million people opening up half a continent. But we have not yet found a Canadian soul except in time of war. (On lack of national identity)
– Lester Bowles Pearson
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
– Jane Austen
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
– Hannah Arendt
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon-no alternative.
– Golda Meir
We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism.
– Richard T. Ely
We have art so that we shall not die of reality.
– Nietzsche
We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes.
– Constantin Stanislavski
We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.
– Caroline Norton

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