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We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a 'common goal' of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music.
– Lewis Thomas
We are able to laugh when we achieve detachment, if only for a moment.
– May Sarton
We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand, and snarl at the good and beautiful because it lies beyond their sympathies.
– Goethe
We are advertis'd by our loving friends.
– William Shakespeare
We are all androgynous, not only because we are all born of a woman impregnated by the seed of a man but because each of us, helplessly and forever, contains the other -- male in female, female in male, white in black and black in white. We are a part of each other. Many of my countrymen appear to find this fact exceedingly inconvenient and even unfair, and so, very often, do I. But none of us can do anything about it.
– James Baldwin
We are all at times unconscious prophets.
– Charles Spurgeon
We are all born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
– Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
– Benjamin Disraeli
We are all born mad. Some remain so.
– Samuel Beckett
We are all born originals--why is it so many of us die copies
– Edward Young
We are all cells in the same body of humanity.
– Peace Pilgrim
We are all citizens of history.
– Clifton Paul Fadiman
We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe. Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole. All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings, and deeds are listened to by all that is.
– Serge Kahili King
We are all connected. When one arm or foot is poisoned, the whole body becomes infected.
– Suzy Kassem
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.
– John W. Gardner
We are all failures -- at least, all the best of us are.
– J. M. Barrie
We are all failures--at least, the best of us are.
– James Barrie
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
We are all here for a spell get all the good laughs you can.
– Will Rogers
We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can.
– Will Rogers
We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
– Salvador Dalí
We are all imperfect. We can not expect perfect government.
– William Howard Taft
We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
– Oscar Wilde
We are all in the hands of an omnipotent, omniscient, just and merciful God, and whatever may be the destiny of humanity (for real or woe), there will be a universal and eternal amen to all that God does.
– W. T. Ussery

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