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We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
We do not hide the truth in eternity. (On ne cache pas le vrai - Dans l'éternité.)
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. (Actually appearing as "a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children" in _The Unforeseen Wilderness: An Essay on Kentucky’s Red River Gorge_, published 1971)
– Wendell BerryRate it:
We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children.
– American Indian ProverbRate it:
We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
– Haida Indian sayingRate it:
We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
– Georges DuhamelRate it:
We do not know what education can do for us, because we have never tried it.
– Robert HutchinsRate it:
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.
– Jean-Paul SartreRate it:
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
– J. B. S. HaldaneRate it:
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
We do not live to extenuate the miseries of the past nor to accept as incurable those of the present.
– Fairfield OsborneRate it:
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
– Jane AustenRate it:
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
– Frank Moore ColbyRate it:
We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelRate it:
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
– Golda MeirRate it:
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
– Cesare PaveseRate it:
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help when in need.
– EpicurusRate it:
We do not write because we want to we write because we have to.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.
– Tom StoppardRate it:
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:

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